Thursday, June 26, 2014

Behind the mask


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The moment I stepped into the party, I couldn't take my eyes off her. I was dazzled, not that I could see much of her face, more than half her face was hidden by the mask she wore. 

I caught a pair of feline eyes looking at me through them, the kind that reminds you of golden specks in a pool of brown, that drew me in and yet I could not place them. 

And it was only later in the night, when I got her to loosen up over a couple of drinks did I realize why she looked so familiar. She reminded me of my wife who was tucked away safely in a box under my bed and I smiled. 


48 comments:

  1. i like it the way you wrote this fiction in a totally different & amazing way ! :)

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    1. Thanks so much Crimson Curls :)

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  2. nice, the last line did the magic :)

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  3. From light to dark in five sentences - very good!

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  4. Cool--and yikes! I hope this woman takes the drinks and runs!
    My bit is here.

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    1. Oh yes, I hope so too! Thanks Dolly :)

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  5. Oh my! He smiled? How can he do that? yeah, i too felt the same, better she runs! :)

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    1. That's how stalkers work, I guess ;)

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  6. Whoaa.. the last line - super ending !!

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  7. Whoa! Yikes!!! Didn't see that coming...

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  8. What an eerie ending! Nicely done.

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  9. What an ending! A different take indeed. Loved it :)

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  10. I loved that twist in the end, like everybody else seems to ;) Well done!

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    1. Thank you Soumyaa :) Comments like these make my day :)

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  11. Goddamn! That was a crazy twist!

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  12. gave me goosebumps........... too good...

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    1. Glad that it could give you goosebumps ;) Thank you!

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  13. Cool & chilling, Aathira :)

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  14. Oh wow!! Lady, you make me want to give you another award now!

    This was sheer brilliance.

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    1. And your words make me want to write more :) Thanks Babe!

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  15. I love twists, adds intrigue and an awakening while reading

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  16. And what a twist it was!!! Bone chilling smile that gave me the heebie-jeebies!

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    1. Thanks so much Shilpa :) It's okay to be creepy once in a while, I guess!

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  17. wow.. what a twist !! Superb.. :)

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  18. OMG Aathira, what a great twist! Simply wonderful,

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  19. OMG!! He smiled??!!! :O Brilliant take Aathira..

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  20. now that's not a nice place to stash up your dead secrets.Unless you like a few nightmares here and there :P

    Nice twist

    Cheers
    CRD

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    1. Thanks so much CRD :) Of course, one must be prepared for nightmares never the less!

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