RagLak – Is everything really so perfect as it seems to be?
A/N: Okay, I knew none of you would be happy with the reunion and I myself am not, but I’ve planned this story a bit differently so please don’t lose your interest and keep reading. Also, please go through the replies in the last segment.
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I woke up in the morning as I found Ragini staring at me. I smiled, but soon the smile faded away as the thoughts of her leaving me struck my mind. I removed my hands from her waist as she looked at me disappointed. “Don’t you’ve a headache?” she asked worriedly. “Ragini, get up,” I said and struggled to get up. She hurriedly stood up and said, “I’m sorry.” “Why were you here?” “You shouldn’t have drunk so much,” she replied and walked out of the room. I sat straight on the bed as I blinked my eyes to clear my blur vision. “There’s nothing I can do. I wish I would’ve known the entire truth before,” I murmured breaking a glass. I kept staring at the door expecting Ragini to come back and for once say that she’s ready to give me another chance, but she didn’t come. I got up after a while and freshened up.
I was waiting in the hall for the divorce papers. The house was completely empty. Only we both were there as Maa and Di had gone to Kapoor mansion for discussing about the wedding. The doorbell rang and my heart skipped a beat. I got up from the sofa and motioned towards the door as a tear drop fell from my eyes. I wiped it away and opened the door. The lawyer greeted me and as the lawyer was about to enter I said, “Sir, I think you’ve another client to be attended. You can attend them because for us it’s a clear divorce. You won’t be required much here.” “Are you sure?” he asked. I nodded my head in agreement and he left. I turned around and saw Ragini standing in the middle of the hall.
“Ragini, the divorce papers are here. You can sign them and then we won’t have any relation between us,” I said keeping the papers on the table. I signed them and was about to go upstairs when Ragini said, “I love you!” I stood there shocked as Ragini hugged me from back. “I’m sorry Lakshya. I wanted you to realise your mistake. I never wanted to divorce you. I can’t even think of staying without you for a minute. Please Lakshya don’t divorce me,” she said in a choked voice. I turned around to look at her as she joined her hands and pleaded, “Lakshya, please don’t divorce me. Please!” I held on to her hands and said, “Ragini, you don’t deserve me.
How can you love me even after what I did to you?” “I’ve loved you Lakshya. Before our marriage, I’d noticed the spark in your eyes. I’d noticed the respect you’d for me. May be you didn’t love, but you did respect me.
You never wanted to hurt me since the beginning, but you just couldn’t tolerate that I asked you questions about your behaviour and behaved as if nothing had ever happened between our families in the past. I know everything you did was just because of a misunderstanding. Please don’t leave me,” she replied as the tears rolled down her cheeks. I pulled her into a hug and said, “I’m sorry Ragini. I was wrong. What if I do something similar in the future and don’t trust you?” She hugged me tighter and said, “Forget it. It was our past and about future, I know you’d always trust me henceforth,” I smiled and whispered, “I love you Mrs. Ragini Lakshya Maheshwari.”
We pulled back after a while as I was still holding onto her hands. We both were lost in each other’s eyes. We moved closer to each other when suddenly Ragini’s phone rang. We quickly separated ourselves and Ragini received the call. I was really lucky, wasn’t I? I’m really grateful to Ragini that she gave me another chance and gave us another chance. I don’t know, but I’d been so used to her presence since the past few days that her absence horrified me. I promise to myself that I won’t ever repeat my mistake and I’d always understand the situation before reacting to it.
She disconnected the call and said, “We need to go to Kapoor mansion. Maa is calling us.” I nodded my head as she said, “I’ll change and come.” She was ascending the stairs when she turned around and said, “You know what?” I was tearing the divorce papers and I looked up and arched my eyebrows in confusion. “You’re so unromantic. I mean if Bhai would’ve been in your place he would’ve just disconnected the call so that he could spend some time with Di,” she added. “Oh; really?” I asked and walked towards her. “Stay away from me,” she shouted running upstairs. I followed her as she entered Di’s room.
I entered Di’s room and found the room completely empty. I wondered where she was as I’d seen her entering this room. I thought of searching in the other rooms and turned around to find her. “So, what were you telling?” I questioned moving towards her as she kept on stepping back. “Lakshya,” she called out. “Yes?” I replied casually moving closer to her. “Lakshya, stay away from me,” she replied standing against the wall. I nodded my head indicating a no and moved closer to her. She tried to run away, but I cornered her not allowing her to escape from my grasp. “So, I’m unromantic?” I asked kissing her left cheek. “Lakshya,” she whispered clenching her salwar tightly. I kissed her other cheek and said,
“Yes?” She opened her eyes and said, “Lakshya, please move away. I need to get ready.” “Where’s your phone?” I asked. She looked at me confused and forwarded her phone. I called up maa and said, “Maa, we won’t be able to come now. Ragini isn’t feeling well.” I looked at the shocked Ragini and I disconnected the call on maa agreeing to it. “I’m perfectly fine. Why did you lie to maa?” she asked. “Because you wanted me to spend time with you,” I replied. Her face reddened and I moved closer to her. I was about to kiss her when she placed her finger on my lips. I looked at her confused while she said, “Not so easily. Now, move.” I nodded shook my head and moved closer as she bit my hand. “Ahh . . Ragini,” I exclaimed while she smiled and ran away outside the room. “Jungli Billi!”