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
“It was made by the ex manager, he built it with the hope that may be some day the owners will return. When they return they will be having visitors from abroad.” Raju said, “No one stayed here. It was just made and maintained perfectly by manager Saab.” Raju said ruefully.
He unpacked and kept the things in their proper places. Then he changed into a tee shirt and jeans and came out to take a look at the palace from outside before it gets dark.
It was a massive building, built very perfectly the main building did not give any sign of giving in to nature. It was standing proudly in the middle of the huge courtyard, built of stones, At least thirty feet high from the ground below, all four sides of the courtyard were stairs going down to the garden.
The trees were so tall that they have haughtily crossed the thirty feet high courtyard and were not satiated most of them were looming higher than half of the height of the mansion. If the courtyard was not this huge they might have blocked the light to the palace.