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#Bar-A-Thon Day 6: Six Minutes of Fame

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.

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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.

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#Bar-A-Thon Day 5: Give Me Five

“Dad, I told you I don’t want to get married.”

“Just meet the boy once, after that you can decide whether you want to go ahead or not.”

Knock, Knock…

She opened the door, “Sushant?”

Happy and surprised to see her college best friend, she could not hold herself, “so you are the boy…”

“Ya, it’s all because of your dad. Somehow he got to know that we liked each other and…”

“And I called his parents to talk about you two shy birds. Mr Verma was too happy with the proposal. So? Give me Five!”

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This post is written as an entry for Day 5 of the Bar-A-Thon Edition 3. I am taking up the theme of A Marathon of 100 words stories combined with todays prompt – Give me Five

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#Bar-A-Thon Day 4: Four Corners of the World

It’s a grand ceremony. People from the four corners of the world have gathered here. My father, my mother and all my friends are here. I have made them all proud today. It’s a special day for me for they will honour me with the Param Vir Chakra today.

Neeta, my beautiful wife, looks beautiful as ever holding our baby in her arms. She climbs the stairs to join me on the stage.

I am so happy to see her yet so sad!

How I wish God had given me a few more years to live with her!

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This post is written as an entry for Day 4 of the Bar-A-Thon Edition 3. I am using the theme as a Marathon of 100 words story challenge combined with the prompt for today which is “four corners of the world”.

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#Bar-A-Thon Day 3: Three’s A Crowd

The setting was perfect, Manasi was looking gorgeous in her black dress while Sumit looked like a Greek god in his black suit. After six months of having a baby, they had planned a dinner date leaving their baby in the custody of grandparents.

The waiter took the order, Manasi was waiting for some romantic conversation.

Sumit’s phone rang. A call by one of his clients took a good half an hour after which the rest of the evening was gone with Sumit making arrangements for his client’s visit.
“Three’s a crowd,” she thought as they sat in the car.

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This post is written as an entry for Day 3 of the Bar- A- Thon Edition 3. I am using my theme as the marathon of 100 word story challenge combining with the prompt for today which is ‘Three’s a crowd’.

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#Bar-A-Thon 2018 Day 2 – Lesser of Two Evils

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.

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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’.

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