2015-07-11

Monsoon Affair (9)


Monsoon Affair (9)

Babe, you've lost it! Why are you ghosting him?, ' Niharika asked. Huma pretended as if nothing happened and coldly says, "For his own benefit."
She stormed out of her apartment which left Huma almost fuming and on the point of shooting invective towards her best buddy. She was confused, not knowing, how to react to the whole situation. 
Huma is hating herself. She is in a catch-22 situation. She is adamant that nothing shall deter her from achieving her objectives in life and almost convinced that she will lose on people who matter to her the most, her bestie Niharika and Varun. Sometimes, love does strangest  of things to people. She cares for Varun and hopes that he doesn't hate her after she ghosted him. Poor guy! He needs her support after coming from the hospital. It made all hell lose and she lost her mental balance. Not this time. She doesn't want Varun to be her weakest point in life. After all, she doesn't want to lose balance and promised to herself that the secret will be buried for once and all. This man is going to pay for all the sins committed against her family.
It's been troubling her since she was a teenager on how he entered their house, hoodwinked his parents into believing that he is a well wisher and loyal to the family. As she grew older, all her efforts failed in convincing her Mom and Dad that this man is a vulture. She still remembered how her Dad slapped her, for telling such lies on the dutiful uncle. Till one day, hell break loose.
The fateful day flashed back at the back of her mind when she came home for holiday. It was raining heavily when she reached home when she saw the blank face of her father and the body language expressed apology. He should have listened to her only daughter, the apple of his eyes, Huma.
That day will remain forever eched in her life and tormented her to death for all these years. It became difficult for her to wipe off the scars when her world came crashing down. On that day, her tears stopped and decided she will not wail. Huma already decided that she will avenge for the wrongs committed and will never be an innocent girl, long and waiting for her Prince Charming, even if he is waiting by the door.

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It's for days, weeks and months that Huma ignored Varun like pest, where she sneaked out in the night only and refused to open the door. She knew that it's Varun who was furiously knocking on the door. One night, Huma was enjoying a smoke along with a glass of Vodka when she suddenly realized that she forgot to close the door.
She rushed towards the door when she saw the tall shadow of Varun standing in front of her. He eyed her and asked, "What is your problem, yaa? One day, you stay put with me for the whole night and take care of me, then you just disappear out of the blue..no phone call, nothing. What the fuck is wrong with you?"
Huma walked inside the kitchen, followed by Varun. She took a drag, wore a pregnant pause and said, "Varun" The problem is that you are in love with me. We met for fun. But, the fact is that I don't love you and don't want emotions to get in-between my life and career."
He is flabbergasted and asked, "So, it means that taking care of me in the hospital and coming to tears was nothing, Huma. Ask your heart. You will get all the answers. One day, you hug me and the next, you stop talking. I just don't understand. The fact is that I am in love with you and, no matter how much you deny, you also love me. Just ask your heart and stop fooling yourself."
Huma thrust herself on Varun and smooch him quite violently. He is shell-shocked. She looked straight at him and expressionless, "Ok! That's it. There is nothing else, apart from lust between us. Now, you please go away."
He walked out of the house and banged the door. Huma sadly looks at him disappearing out of the house and drop of tears coiling on her cheek.

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