He poured in his visitor’s cup. The cup was soon full, but Nan-in kept pouring.
The tea rose to the rim and began to spill over on the table.
Nan-in continued pouring.
Retold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 18
Alibaba went to the Hammam completely unaware of the silent executioner working stealthily in his house.
"What should be done now?" he mused aloud, wondering how to manage their immediate mess.
"We must bury these corpses quietly and quickly," Marjina proposed pragmatically.
"So!" Josh exclaimed with a sudden understanding. "He doesn't want to eat their salt, because if he does, he'll feel bad about killing them."
"Yea," she nodded, pleased that he had quickly picked up the connection.
"But," he countered, "if salt was only a symbol of food, then salted or unsalted, he is actually eating their food. Now if he kills them after that, isn't it betrayal anyway?"
It is our brain that translates words to create meaningful images.
To do this, it needs to know both language as well as the context.
Comprehension created from words will be wrong, if their translation or context is wrong.
"Subhaan Allah!" Hasan murmured in appreciation, despite his restraint.
She moved closer to him.
'Swish, swish,' her sword moved around him, as she hovered over Hasan.
"Senior Management is happy as it believes the workforce has become efficient, customers are happy because they believe the company is delivering value for money, and workers won't squeal because they need jobs. Whoever bells the cat, won't be making any friends. So, I guess for the moment, we have a stalemate."
"As long as he pretends that you are getting a fair wage", she responded, "you can pretend you're working hard. Outlast him."
Sci-fi crime thriller: Assassin
The assassin knew that one bullet, one kill, was all she needed. Did she succeed?
A suspense-full murder mystery
The ranges stood tall and silent. Asleep. The downcast grass was rolled up into a carpet covering the soil, as if snuggled up to the warm stillness. Silence engulfed Hosh.
Only a soft subtle humming drifted across the grassland from a nearby tea-tree bush. A few crickets lay nestled in the leaves. Hidden, despite the subdued moonlight.
Science Fiction: Cold Steel - Crucified
An elite commando is captured behind enemy lines, tortured & interrogated.
Can one train against pain or truth serums?
Science Fiction: Cold Steel - Escape
The elite commando journeys back to Space Sector 47B9 with the Dark Energy vials he has stolen.
Unaware of the danger…
Science Fiction: Cold Steel - Unsprung.
Captured elite commando steals Dark Energy vials, activates biological weapons to destroy secret enemy Intergalactic Lab
In the Hindu mythology story of Devayani and Kach, should Kacha have married Devyani?
Genetic engineering is a great Sanjivani Vidya, but whether in vivo or in vitro, human cloning or resurrection using borrowed genetic materials can alter existing familial relationships
New Zealand surged ahead straight after the interval, with Ma’a Nonu gathering a loose ball and setting off on an arcing run.
“Lae ja Nonu (Take it away, Nonu)”, Rosh yelled at the TV, at the top of his lungs.
His shout scared the birds who were waiting on the deck outside, to get their morning feed.
Thrilling Story: Encounter in the alley
A father returns to his estranged son after six years. But the son has learnt to survive without him.
Can they reunite?
“Where else can one go? It is all here. What more is there to seek? I already have Him. What more is there to become? I already am.”
“No, my liberation is not in seeking more, not in getting more, but in giving back what I do have now.”
This was Cape of Comorin - the Cape Reinga of India – almost at the southernmost tip of the peninsula. We were in a town called Kanyakumari in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu.
Contrary to the sensational popular belief that Kanyakumari lies at the meeting point of three bodies of water, the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean, it is surrounded by only one: the Laccadive Sea.
Funny Story: Get In The Line
What life needs is not perfection, but love.
Not finding the perfect person, but learning to see an imperfect person perfectly!
“Only after an infant learns to identify words, can words start to have meanings.”
“This little girl was therefore doomed to a life of loneliness, silence and darkness."
"She could see nothing, hear nothing, and couldn’t say much.”
“Will you leave us to beg on the streets?” Isha turned her face away in anguish, “while you illuminate the world. Why must Yashodharā always pay the price of Siddharth’s enlightenment?”
Her world was falling apart, and she with it. Rosh felt pity. He knew how hard it was going to be for her.
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