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Guleil: Part 7 – The First Leg – A Serialised Novel By Som Nandivada

“On the way in here, I saw Taurus and the Pleiades, and some kind of a shimmer and shake was going on, or so it seemed in my mind at least. “said Dik to Habshi and Kanwal. He was referring…

Guleil: Part 6 – Parousia – A Serialised Novel By Som Nandivada

“Haven’t we already come and been? Is this a gone and come again deal?” Dik was light headed with travel euphoria, and woozily asked. “Relax, Dik. Take a stroll, stretch your legs. Go crazy.” Lizzie replied. Ike chipped in: “Parousia…

Guleil: Part 5 – Arrival – A Serialised Novel By Som Nandivada

“So, we’re here.” Liz said in a matter of fact way. As a stewardess her job was done halfway to completion. Triton was a world like none other, or like any other, depending on how you looked at it. And…

Mirror Image! By Dr. M H Srinarahari

“Hi!” exclaimed she. “What happened? Asha,” responded Sowmya after a while. “Mum, come and see for yourself. You will be surprised about what you are going to watch on the web.” Asha was browsing one of the Indian websites. She…

Guleil: Part 3 – Dik and the Tubewalk – A Serialised Novel By Som Nandivada

In his dream, Dik’s Spirit went back on a trip to his recent transition from Okeano to Spacer, when he had first started out on this OSS deal. The first point of departure had been the tube. The tube as…

Guleil: Part 2 – Corpus from a Nimbus – A Serialised Novel By Som Nandivada

Lizzie, she was a refurb job; as of course were all pipers in a general sense. But she was particularly so. She had the carry-over trait in excess. On this trip too, she carried over deja vu remnants from prior…

Guleil: Part 1 – The First Leg – A Serialised Novel By Som Nandivada

“Honey toots, how about we do the laundry now?” While seemingly innocuous, Lizzie’s words were as a matter of fact poised astraddle of a keen line of demarcation. It was a line that bordered on uneasy, for her and for…

Gauri’s Story By Sudarshan Purohit

[Note 1: The following story is an extract from a larger work, tentatively entitled Agni Rakshasa, that Sudarshan is working on.] [Note 2: The word dev, used in the following story to refer to ghosts and captive spirits, is a colloquialism used by…

Schrödinger’s Diary by Sudarshan Purohit

Neither of us knew till the end who exactly had taken the diary. It was a fact, though, that both Drish and I believed we had it. Certainly the diary was a great gift. Gupta Uncle knew us well, and…

Translucent Creatures by Bimal K. Srivastava

“What’s cooking boss?” Hemu (Dr Hemant Jain) casually asked his friend cum senior colleague, Prof. Rao. Prof. Rao, who was about 10 years senior to Hemant Jain both in age as well as in service, was a professor of Physics…