My Biggest Mistake – Part 2



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At last the day came. The one I had been awaiting for 12 long years. Finally I get to show the man who told me I was his “BIGGEST MISTAKE”, who had sneered at the race my mother started for making an identity for her daughter. I am ever thankful to her for standing strong and fighting with all her might in this cruel world which takes extreme delight in weakening others through their actions and words.

I felt an unknown desire to make this day different by dressing up colorfully. I normally wore plain white shirt along with a black pants and a blazer. But today I felt a sudden urge to make a change in that. Succumbing to my heart, I grabbed a pink shirt and blue pants and my blue velvet blazer. I put on slight make up and let my hair loose. All the while to my work place I was humming and smiling. I felt so happy and different. All the employees gaped at me as if I was an alien. I laughed out loud seeing my employees frozen on their tracks at the sight of me. Everyone seemed happy to see me happy. They later said that never have they felt the working atmosphere this happy. Soon everything turned normal and I engrossed myself in work.

The clock ticked by and struck 11 when there was a knock on the door. I suddenly felt something surge through me. I felt my limbs go numb. My mouth went dry like a sand paper. Sweat covered my forehead and heart began to beat in a fast past as if it would jump out any minute. At last I mustered up my courage and spelt those words which sounded alien. I was at a loss to figure out what was bothering me. I wondered if it was my aversion to see the man who cheated on me and my mother. But as I my eyes fell on the smiling portrait of my mother on my desk I felt all my uneasiness wear away. With rekindled spirits I raised my head to look at the party.

I was glad to find the expressions I had anticipated on their faces. Shock registered on Shekhar’s face and there was a gasp from Sharmishtha. That was not expected. I suspected if she too was part of his plan to get easy money to lay the foundation of his dream project “Bird Song”*. She looked down unable to hold my gaze. I noticed that dad squirmed in his seat under my glare. I smirked seeing their reactions and looked around to find Swara perplexed at her parent’s behavior. I greeted them in a nonchalant manner and enquired her tastes. I promised to come up with a good design indirectly stating that the meeting is over. Sensing me uninterested in further talks they rose to go. But before getting out Swara did something that left me dumbstruck. She leaned in and kissed me on my cheeks before winking at me. She flashed a smile and said:” You look really cute. I couldn’t resist seeing my sister this close”. Seeing the frown on my face she asked ever so sweetly: “we are sisters aren’t we?” I grinned at her saying:” Yes. That’s right. We are sisters.”

The whole conversation was listened to in awe by Shekhar and Sharmishtha. Before leaving he turned back and locked my eyes with his guilt filled ones and said: “I’m proud of you my dear. (With little hesitation) I know that the scars I gave are very deep. Forgive me if you can. I know it would be nothing but I would like to make amends for my behavior. I know it’s too late too. But…….maybe we can start anew dear. Sumi is willing and Shona would only be delighted. I know it’s too much……but….do think on it”. Saying this he went out and walked to join the others with his head hung low. I sighed and sagged down on the easy chair thinking about his words.

*Guys Bird Song( not for real) is an ad company. They crete ads for many. for example : maybelline new york , loreal etc etc…..

I’m leaving Ragini’s decision to each of your jurisdiction. Do tell me your opinion. I would be glad if you could tell about my style of writing and my flaws too. Since I’m a literature student I want to know about. So please.

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    1. Aasthu

      Thanks Tani………..

  1. Fairy

    aasthu m addicted to dis story….it ws amaznggggggggggggg!!!!!
    i thnk rags should forgve shekher bt after sometym…
    swara us cho chueeet 🙂 🙂 …
    waitng eagerly for nxt part plz post it soon…..totally loced it..keep rockng n stay blessed 😉 😉

    1. Aasthu

      I’m happy…………ya I’m also of the same opinion………..I’ll post asap dear…..i dnt promise anything coz my exams are up the sleeve…… anyway thanks Fairy fo ur comment………….

      1. Fairy

        K dr concentrate on ur studies ,all d bst for ur xamzzzz….?? i”ll wait for d nxt part ????

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks J…….

  2. SPP

    Awesome Superb Fantastic
    My opinion she should not forgive so easily and after all she has gone through alot
    And without being a father how difficult it would be and these many days they didn’t even bother for her and now coming and saying he is proud of her since he has achieved a level otherwise what he would have done
    This my opinion
    Ur way of writing is really nice DEAR
    Waiting for the next one………………

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks for ur supporting wrds dear and also for the suggestion……..

      1. SPP

        U r always welcome dear?

  3. Sindhura

    I wouod ragini i will never chose him
    He ws not their in her sad and happy moments
    So it doesnt matter in future if hecstay or not

    1. Aasthu

      hmmm thanks Sindu for ur opinion……..

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks Ammy……..

  4. Akshata

    Awesome update, to be honest i dont want that ragini forgives her father and his family that easily. shekhar left her mother and her when she was a child and he chose his happiness over them. he is such a selfish person who doesnt care about his child. she lives alone life, creates her own world and became a successful woman. there is no point to look back and relived that painful memories if you have a bright future ahead. Its your story, your decision and i am loving it totally. but Its a big NO from my side.

    1. Aasthu

      Hey Akshata thank you for letting me know your views……

  5. Ragini scenes are nice

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks Lovely………..happy that u liked it……….

  6. hmmm she should not forgive him easily but maybe she can be friendly with his daughter bcz she is not at fault

    1. Aasthu

      once again thanks J……and thanks for ur suggestion………

  7. Its awesommmmmmme but ragini shouls not forgive him she should nt stay with them she can be friendly with swara but should nit forgive shekhar and sumi

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks Ashi……

  8. Malika

    Superb dear really love your writing skill

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks Malika………….

  9. Cutiie

    nyc…can u reveal pairs

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks cutie……….currently I’ve nt tot abt it….but if at all there is I assure it’ll be swasan and raglak……..

  10. Shana98

    Awesome I think ? ragini shouldn’t forgive him but swats as she hasn’t dont anything to her

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks Shana…..

  11. Sreevijayan

    Well..i dnt think ragini shud frgive shekhar so easily

    Ur way of writing is really good dr

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks Shree…..I’ll keep those in mind…….

  12. Ragz_teju

    awesome..ragini should forgive them but only after making them pay for what happened to her mother….. she should accept swara because their is no reason in giving her pain for what shekar did… but everything is upto you…

    1. Aasthu

      Thanks Rags……and thank you for the suggestions too………

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