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Updated: Mar 11

Suppose you loved someone unforgettably and built a beautiful bond for years until they left without even a note. How would it make you feel?

“Lovelock” by Priyanka Udatha tells the story of Eshan and Eshita right from the moment they met to the moment Eshita left. Get to know what happens to Eshan, and did they ever meet again?



This contribution is edited by Sreekar Ayyagari & Tarun Chintam & photographed by Prabhath Narapareddy.



This flash fiction is available in paperback & ebook.

Cover Photo by Prabhath Narapareddy

I sat in the airport staring at the bracelet with a lot of disappointment. Slowly, I recalled the moments when I laughed with her, touched her silky hair, looked into her eyes and heard her sweet voice that always made me smile. Eshita… my enigma.

As I was lost in my thoughts, a middle-aged man asked, “Could you take your bag?”

Noticing that a lot of other seats were empty, I hesitantly picked up my bag and he sat beside me. After he settled, he said, “That’s a wonderful bracelet. Care to tell me the story behind it?”