‘What do we do now? They will kill us, for sure.’
Raj cupped her face in his hands.
“Have no worries. Our love will protect us from all evil.”
Anjali’s kohl lined eyes turned moist. Tears wet her rosy cheeks.
‘I trust you more than anyone in the world.’
Tired and sleep weary, the two lovers surrendered themselves to sleep.
It was Raj who had spotted it first__a stony windowless apology of a structure, a miniature hut, an oasis around the parched landscape that they had arrived at earlier in the day.