They dreamt of performing in India’s Best Talent Hunt Show and becoming The Famous Four.
Beach, roadside, parks, bridges, monuments, high-rise buildings, they had tried them all for their death-defying stunts. The next chosen destination was the dam for they would send the video for the first round of audition. They will become famous.
The wild waters were let loose, blinded by youth, they ignored the warning.
The video went viral. They became famous, only none of them survived to see it.
Four youth drowned while performing stunts on the dam…
All for mere six minutes of fame.
This post is written as an entry for the Bar-A-Thon Edition 3. I have used the theme as the marathon of 100 words story. I have combined the theme along with the prompt for today : Six Minutes of Fame.
Her family was planning her marriage. She resisted and opted for M.A. Statistics only to realise it was not meant for her.
“Dad, any marriage proposal for me?”
“Yes, but he is a divorce`.”
“It’s ok dad. It will work.”
Her semester was coming to an end.
“Dad, any other?”
“Yes, but the age difference!”
“It’s ok, dad.”
“He drinks too.”
“No worries, dad.”
She got engaged.
Her exams were approaching.
“They are asking for an early marriage.”
“It’s ok, dad.” She chose the lesser of two evils for that was the only way to skip her exams.
This post is written as an entry for Day 2 of the Bar- A-Thon Edition 3. The prompt that I am using is the marathon of 100 word stories combined with the prompt for today which is ‘lesser of two evils’.
The wedding ceremonies of Avinash and Avantika were taking place. Past midnight, everyone assembled at the pavilion for the saatphere (the wedding vows). Their friends and relatives were cracking jokes, their parents tired but happy since everything was going well. The seventh phera was about to start when suddenly Avinash’s father got a stroke and fainted.
“Dad!” Avinash and his sisters cried together. The garland and turban flew in the air as he ran to help his father. They immediately took his father in a car and rushed to the hospital.
The shock made Avantika’s mother faint. Avinash’s father was critical. His sisters declared that they would not bring the bride home without their father.
At the pavilion, Avantika refused to move from her place by saying, she will not leave the place without Avinash…
This post is written for Day 4 of the Write Tribe Festival of Words June 2018.
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