“It’s wrong. I refuse to accept it,” said Swamy, his voice rising.
He refused to turn behind and look at Veda, feeling his world crumble around him.
“It was never wrong, Appa, and it never will be,” replied Veda, calm as ever.
She smiled tearfully, and taking her Asha’s hand, walked out of her home.
(© Vinay Leo R. @ I Rhyme Without Reason,
23rd September, 2018)