The Magic Castle

The magic castle has been there since my childhood. My tiny feet were not strong enough to climb the hill, nor did we have parental permission to go there. We grew up with stories about the monsters that punished disobedient kids, the Fairy Godmother that rewards good behavior on attaining adulthood, the people who disappeared …

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When Time Stopped

No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.George Eliot The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream. Kahlil Gibran This is the story of a …

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Ineffectively intelligent

I chuckle at the coincidence. One of the trolls looks like a popular leader. I see reflections of his allies and opponents in the other figures, and start building stories around it. This promises to be a trip with high creative potential. On the way back, I see a rather threatening figure looming large in …

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Blazing pen

He has experienced gut-wrenching hunger in his early years. Later, he found that fighting hunger is easier than fighting evil which suppresses independent thought. He is a writer who dares to present things in a different manner, and superimposes his vision on existing or non-existent objects. The vision may contradict known logic. The fire in …

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