Leela's Surrender

By Reva Venkata

On a flight again to India, Leela didn’t count on to be seated subsequent to her long-lost formative years pal Anil, now a good-looking and strong businessman. Strong-willed and fiercely self reliant, Leela has equipped a lifestyles abroad all on her personal. yet as challenge after challenge faces her in India, Leela has no selection yet to show to Anil. Leela understands she is strolling into risky territory through accepting Anil’s aid. yet as each glance and each contact attracts her nearer and towards Anil, can she shield her middle and her self sufficient existence?

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Am i able to pour you a drink? ” Anil started to advisor Leela towards the massive beige sofa in entrance of the fireside. “Anil, wait. ” Leela started to draw back from Anil as he led her towards the sofa. “I imagine I may still pass up and prepare for the next day. It’s a protracted force, and that i have to battle through the medication and offers we obtained out of your pharmacy this day, and—” “The drugs and provides are in a field within the trunk of the Mercedes,” Anil acknowledged, slicing her off. “Priya amassed it herself. It’s all there. ” preventing in entrance of the sofa, Anil sank into its cushions, pulling Leela down with him.

Ragini Aunty didn’t answer. overlaying her face along with her arms, she rose from the steel chair and moved towards Amma’s makeshift wood wheelchair, linking her hand with Amma. Amma wore a glance of whole devastation and depression, as tears ran down her face. Ragini Aunty had tears besides, yet anger combined along with her devastation. She felt overall and entire fury on the stubbornness of her niece who easily couldn't act quite and marry this wonderful boy. their faces, Leela felt empathy tug at her middle.

And incidentally, my secretary – Sandya Gopal – is married with young children, and she’s ten years older than me – so sit back. ” Leela smiled and straightened up. Glancing down on the tea tray, she acknowledged, “Anil, why don’t you drink your tea? it is going to get chilly. ” unexpectedly, a male voice sounded from the computer. “Anil, are you prepared now? Or do you want a number of extra mins? ” “I’m prepared, Rishi – be there in a single minute,” Anil acknowledged, turning to appear over on the desktop. “Leelu, do you brain if I end this name? We’re nearly performed – simply ten extra mins of hashing out a number of numbers, and that’s it.

We’re now not on the furnishing level but. That’s the final step. ” Anil glanced at his watch. “Look, I’ve acquired a truly busy day forward. So let’s minimize to the chase. Why are you right here? ” Mayuri nodded. top get this over with, she suggestion. “Like I stated, I’m right here approximately Leela. yet she doesn’t comprehend I’m right here. i needed to speak to you approximately her. ” Anil’s eyes narrowed. “She’s my fiancée, Mayuri. I doubt there’s whatever you may inform me approximately her that I don’t already understand. ” That did it. The man’s chilly vanity and know-it-all perspective drove Mayuri over the sting.

It used to be an excellent state of affairs for either Leela’s kinfolk and Anil. As a Brahmin, Anil might stream round Leela’s domestic and perform a number of chores that her mom was once reluctant to show over to reduce caste servants. a role with Leela’s relations additionally allowed Anil to earn additional source of revenue within the afternoon to assist his beleaguered family members, whereas pursuing his stories within the night. Anil labored for Leela’s kin for 3 years. while Anil grew to become 16, his father moved the relations to Bangalore. Leela had by no means visible him back, formerly.

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