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I know, I know that you all ate angry with me. Actually this episode was a blir for me. I didn’t get get any connecting link to pass to next episode but that’s fine and as a compensation, I will treat you with double update at night.
Durga Prasad is pacing in his room occasionally knotting his fingers. Sanskar sat on the bed beside him while swara and laksh occupied corners of the room. Everyone are tensed.
Durga Prasad turned to sanskar with a heated gaze enough to burn him.
” did you think that I am dead?” Durga Prasad shouted shivering everyone.
” papa..I..” Sanskar fumbled
” enough ” durga Prasad roared again silencing him
” let me start from the first, you both drove the vehicle in drunken state and injured a girl, Then brought her to home exhibiting your humanity but it didn’t stop there, you appointed her as your P.A just because she was an orphan. How can you act so silly sanskar. How can you trust a stranger?”
” then you three went to Sydney for a project and there you received a boquet threatning you. And again of humanity, you called me showing some fake concern ”
” everything was becoming okay but you were attacked at the mall and even had a bullet pierced into your shoulder but no, that didn’t open your eyes. Later, this girl” he pointed swara “took you to an abandoned place and tried to kill you and for the first time, I felt happy that your brain does work sometime. Ragini saved you at perfect time but again your humanity dominated and you took a foolish decision of forgiving her but not sending her behind the bars”
” but the attacks didn’t stop, someone tried to attack you and irony is that the girl who wanted to kill you before few days, saved you again” durga Prasad sighed and lowered his head, his eyes burning.
” Mr. Singhania’s project papers sent missing, the tender was dropped late and the whole thing turned to laksh who wanted to take revenge from his own brother out of jealousy”
Laksh fisted his hands but didn’t speak anything
“This is what you said to me, right? ” he asked sanskar locking their eyes and sanskar nodded.
” do you atleast have an idea about the circumstances?” Durga Prasad’s voice became soft and shaky.
” you are living in a place where everyone wants to hurt you sanskar…open your eyes. Where is my arrogant businessman who is heartless?”
Laksh glared his father and then sanskar. This, this is the reason he is jealous of his brother, everyone loves only sanskar but not him. Infact noone does even notice his presence.
Durga Prasad shook his head and turned to laksh “there is another thing you don’t know laksh. When I called you few days back, you sounded tense and I am not a dumb like your brother. I spyed you people and got to know about your arrest. Just think laksh…what if media got to know about this? What if you went to jail..the name of maheswaris’ would have ruined and you would have been the main reason”
Laksh smiled a sad one “your company is more important than your son..I..pity you dad” he spatted
” you are mistaken laksh” durga Prasad smriked “its not me but you are and hence you tried to kill your..”
” enough!” Laksh shouted “I am done with listening appreciation of bhai papa.”
Silence did its work for few minutes.
” pack your bags laksh. I appoint you as new head for Pune branch and you” he turned to swara “I want you out of my house by tomorrow morning”
Swara gulped and lowered her head with teary eyes. Sanskar turned to swara but he can’t oppose his bade papa even.
” she won’t leave” swara raised her head expecting it to be sanskar but met laksh.
” huh?” Durga Prasad snorted.
” in some way or the other, MAHESWARI is responsible for her condition papa and moreover, I don’t appreciate someone behaving rudely with my friend”
Swara fisted her hands and stromed out before shooting a deathly glare to laksh.
” my decision is final” durga Prasad declared before leaving the room and it made the brothers numb.
Laksh and sanskar looked at each other and both of them are well aware of laksh’s love towards his brother.
A day passed but neither swara nor laksh left the place because sanskar convinced durga Prasad about giving a week time to swara.
“Ragini” sanskar called her name out, wrapping his left arm around her shoulder. She is continuously wiping the tears using a tissue.
” how dare he sanskar..I loved him but” she started sobbing, again.
Sanskar turned to the table beside his bed and filled the glass with water.
” the girl whom I know is a stone hearted one” he tried to humour passing the glass to her. She narrowed her eyes and drank water.
” swara is a stranger to you sanskar and it makes some meaning that she tried to kill you but laksh is your brother..do you understand??? He is your brother” she snapped but still tears rolled down her cheeks.
Sanskar opened his mouth to answer but a call on ragini’s mobile interrupted him. Ragini shut her eyes in pain and clutched the mobile but no, she is a girl, a heartbroken one and one word from the loved ones will completely collapse her. She threw the mobile before switching off. After few seconds, sanskar’s mobile rang. He turned to ragini and sighed before receiving it.
“Sanskar” a familiar voice which beamed out of the loud speaker brought tears to ragini’s eyes.
” hello raj” sanskar greeted warmly.
” my baby sister is not receiving the call sanky, do you know anything about that?”
Sanskar turned to ragini who is staring the mobile. She pressed her palms together.
” she is with me Raj” sanskar informed.
” ragini” the affection of her brother’s voice finally broke her
“Bhayya” her voice is a barely a whisper.
” are you crying?” Raj asked concerend.
Ragini gulped and shut her eyes again to stop tears.
” no bhai ” she answered.
” did sanskar do anything..just say ragini. I will break his skull”
” Raj” sanskar warned playfully “I didn’t do anything and moreover, breaking skulls is your sister’s profession.”
” haha..nice joke but that didn’t help to change my decision”
” no bhai, just suffering from home sick..will call you back” ragini said with a small smile on her lips.
“Are you sure?”
She took a deep breath “yes” and disconnected the call. Sanskar shook his head and grabbed another glass of water.
” I want to go for shopping” ragini declared crossing her arms. Sanskar choked his water.
“God! You must have asked Raj. I am not in a mood to accompany you”
She narrowed her eyes ” I am not asking you to accompany me.” She snapped “just informing my wish”
Swara smiled at ragini’s words while approaching them.
” sure ragini. I will accompany you”
” yeah, infact shopping will help me to turn my mood.” She explained with a tint of proudness.
Sanskar let out a dramatic sigh “why don’t you girls do some household work like cooking instead of shopping to pass on your mood. Shopping is a costly business”
Both the girls glared him and he smiled before handing his credit card.
” it’s okay SA..” Swara is cut by ragini ” thank-you my dear brother ”
” anyways, I will be back by 6:00pm. So be ready swara” with that, ragini left the room. Swara smiled placing the card on the table
” I think ragini is suffering a lot” she said distracted to which sanskar nodded.
” just like you” he said looking straight into her eyes. She slightly nodded because laksh’s behaviour affected her badly.
Swara sighed “I seriously don’t understand how did you feel like forgiving laksh even after trying to kill you.”
Whenever she thinks about laksh, her blood boiled with anger, tons of anger because she has seen sanskar’s love and concern for laksh and he didn’t even think for a second before trying to kill sanskar, her sanskar.
Sanskar smriked sadly ” I did the same with you”
” he tried to kill you mr.MAHESWARI, get that into your skull” she screamed
” same as you” he answered calmly and she shut her mouth realising and comparing the situations.
” you were a stranger for me and he is my brother swara. When I forgave you, it will be foolish if I don’t forgive him” he said emphasising ‘were’
” more over” he added “I know how much he loves me and same is with him. And I really don’t appreciate if you bring this topic again.”
Swara nodded silently. Both of them stood to leave the room but suddenly, something happened, the most unexpected one.
Sanskar hugged swara completely taking her into his chest, his body such that she could barely breathe. Swara stilled at sudden action and didn’t even hug him back. Sanskar’s grip became more tight and the emotions which he wanted to convey got conveyed and swara is able to accept them. They stood in silence for few minutes which felt like hours. He always find her as a place of comfort and she tried to keep the same status.
Slowly and carefully, she wrapped her arms around him , slowly moving them up and down on his back to assure her presence.
She felt him relax in her arms but stilled when something wet landed on her left shoulder, probably a tear.
“is it paining?” Her voice is deep soothing and comforting him yet questioning.
He simply nodded and shut his eyes. Swara snuggled close
“every thing will fall in its place, sanskar”
Sanskar pulled himself out of the hug and their eyes met. The coldness of his eyes made her freeze. Till date, she considered herself as an ice queen baring a stone heart for her struggles in her life but she is mistaken because the person who is standing infront of her is ICE, he is ICE King, not letting out any emotions and she is just a snow infront of him who can be melted by baby Rays of warmth but a sun is required to melt her ice King and she decided to be the one..
Ragini bumped into laksh in corridor, on her way to entrance. Their eyes met but she is surprised to see guilt instead of confidence in laksh’s eyes, which majority of the killers have.
Credit to: Sree harini