Illustration by Aditi Mittal
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He hated waiting at the bus stop. It was Christmas eve, something which he was being constantly reminded of by all the shops around him with their decorations of baubles and wreaths, some had even put up wishes for New year 2023. He should be home with her, not sitting on this hard metal seat waiting for a bus to show up. He looked over and saw that a new Ang Lee movie was playing in the theatres. The poster said ‘From the Director of Life of Pi‘. The memory of that night and feeling of dread came rushing to his mind. The bus stop, that movie and that night.
A movie reel started rolling in his mind. He remembered them walking out into the crisp night air after the movie…
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