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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Duel




She stared at me, her eyes moving slowly between mine and the weapon in my hand. Time had slowed to a standstill, and at that moment we both knew, only one of us will make it out alive. And I had no intention of leaving just that soon. From the corner of my eye, I saw her raise her hand slightly, but before she could rethink her action, with a swishing sound, I brought my right arm swinging down at her, and the impact resonated through the room.
Two screams sounded out, hers, of shock, mine, of disgust.

I dropped my weapon and ran out of the room, unable to look at my handiwork.

The next day, calmer, I came back, with reinforcement, but the body was nowhere to be found, only a damaged part left behind.

That’s when the real horror of the situation struck me.

Right now, at this very moment, there’s probably an injured angry tail-less lizard, biding her time, plotting revenge, and waiting for me.


12 comments:

  1. uncanny this...there is blood on my hand too...and an unspoken combat rule to be followed with zero tolerance: never leave till you have finished the job at hand.

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  2. Where was this warrior when she was needed in Dapoli??

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  3. Hahahahahah best tha ye.... Am sure she is ready to take revenge...

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  4. hahahahah who could have thought of this but you! hahahahahha

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  5. Well well! What hatred you must have to so ruthlessly describe the incident!!!

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  6. now i wonder what the lizard is plotting :) hope you tell us when that happens toooo


    Bikram

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  7. Hahahaha! Never thought it would turn out this way :)

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  8. And that's why you don't mess with the reptile!

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  9. @Shubha Mausi - Lesson well learnt!

    @Priyank - The warrior didn't have the thought of the lizard running into the wardrobe with all their favourite clothes in Dapoli!
    :P

    @Swamini - Ab whatodo :(



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  10. @Red Handed - Now toh stuck, whatodo!

    @Sunshine - Of all the people, I know YOU understand that hatred!!!

    @Bikram - Let's hope we never ever find out!!!

    @Keirthana - Neither did I :(

    @Nyukeit - But they're taking over my damned life!!!!!!

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  11. That was a lovely twist you brought to the tale :) Btw, I hate lizards!

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    1. I always love meeting other lizard haters!! They understand me :P

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