Sharmishtha Basu is an unemployed artist, writer who is out to test her works, eagerly looking for publishers, publicists, literary agents and huge hearted generous readers, to see if they can help her to build an “unorthodox” career, a path followed by many before, some has been blessed with success, most have not, let us see what you make of her attempts! A failure or success- it all depends on you. These are pieces from her book, the book is available on createspace and amazon- This book is of course a collection of fantasy stories, but longer ones than her usual pieces.
The spirits of darkness and light
Spirits of light
“One of the boys saw you leaving and followed, he returned and told us when you took this path, I tracked you. You are good! I knew that this is the only destination, or else you might have given me a slip.” He grinned.
“Can I take it?” she asked pointing at the stone. The man nodded in agreement, there was a strange expression on his face.
The horse was not ready to accept that strange luggage and gave in only after much coaxing. They returned back to fort, Gangabai and Karuna were waiting in her room.
“Clean up and go to bed!” Gangabai said calmly.
She looked at Karuna from the corners of her eyes but could not meet her gaze.
The man deposited her strange booty on the table and looked at Gangabai, they left together.
Karuna opened her mouth, “Ma has not nibbled a single bite since she came to know that you have gone down the banned road.”