So finally as planned Zan and Anil came down to Maya’s house for a small get-together on 3rd March before Zan left for home on 6th March.
Anil had always been an introvert and Zan an extrovert. Although they were having a good time, talking and laughing, Maya couldn’t help but notice that whenever she got too busy talking with Anil, Zan’s expression changed.
Anil recently had broken up with his girlfriend Sana after his birthday party, as he got to know that Sana was cheating on him but he didn’t look sad, he looked worried.
Spoiler Alert: Next Update will be from the point of view of Z and that too in his words!
Maya was observing everything. All of a sudden Z excused himself for the washroom when Anil held Maya’s hand and pulled her closer and whispered in her ear, “Zan’s wedding is fixed. It’s an arranged marriage.”
For a moment Maya felt like everything is broken, shattered.
When Zan returned from the washroom she asked him if his mother was planning his wedding, he had a smug look on his face as he replied, “Only my mother can find an ideal partner for me. She knows what’s better for me”.
“I have work tomorrow, I think you guys should leave now”, Maya said in a polite yet firm tone.
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Anil looked at Maya and understood that it would be better if he didn’t say anything. He simply stood up, yet Z tried to ask her if she was feeling sick. Maya continued with her work excuse.
Z didn’t know what to say, so he left with Anil. When they left Maya broke down yet she made herself understand that it was for her own good…
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As Z and Anil walked towards Z’s apartment, which was only a block away from Maya’s, a tear fell from Z’s eye and Anil’s heart sank.
They didn’t say a word to each other all the way.
to be continued…..
Was it a lie that Anil and Z said to Maya? Will Maya ever get to know that Z was hurt too?