Unwinding Waves of Crimson Mist – Chapter 5

A background of pink roses with the name of the story on it.

Still numb and unable to understand what was happening, Savitri could think of nothing. Before she could realise, her elbow had already dug in his stomach. Such and unexpected move had left Raja sa aghast. Without even looking at what had come out of her rebellious deed, she ran through the gates and barged into her room.

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Unwinding Waves of Crimson Mist – Chapter 2

Savitri stands by the wall while a red stripe covers her face and an elephant imitates that stripe in similar colours.

The haveli was surreal for her. The ponds inside, their beautiful flower and candle decoration left her awestruck. Tall walls were carved in beautiful designs. There were statues of peacocks and numerous paintings. Even her kanchli was decorated with small frames of artwork. While walking through the place, she came across a marbled section, different from the rest of the mansion. There were no men, only women playing, talking, busy with their daily chorus. “Stop there. You are not supposed to go in.” said a woman who was dressed entirely in white.

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Unwinding Waves of Crimson Mist

A woman getting ready for her dance, wearing bangles while her hand makes perfect mudra.

  “Savitri”, called out a loud but tender voice from downstairs. It was a beautiful morning in the month of August. The sky was cloudy and it was drizzling when the call for her name woke her up. “Uh, subah subah utha diya.” complained a young 23-years old Savitri. As […]

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