Khadija was amazed to see Sara sitting alone and crying. Khadija Whiskered through the crowd and asked Sara “Is it a new trend? Which you are trying to set? by crying at this awesome party and in this cute outfit”. Sara didn’t bother to pay any attention to Khadija n kept crying.
Khadija worried asked again “what happened Sara why are you crying in such an amazing party? Are you all right, is everything fine?”
Khadija jerked her shoulder and asked firmly “why are you crying, where is Shayan?”
“He …… broke up with me” said Sara in sobbing voice and again started crying even more loudly than ever.
Cross and confused Khadija “he is an Asswhole, wait you are kidding right I met you guys at lunch everything was fine and as usual then all of a sudden why this….. break up, Sara are trying to make me MTV Bakra?” ” That’s not possible. You are joking right? Please say that you are joking?”
Sara raised her eyes, full of tears, her makeup all ruined by tears and her Kajol spread all around her eyes making her look Goth. Then with a weak and trembling tone she said
“NO I M NOT JOKING, HE BROKE UP WITH ME ……n I am leaving”
Well that was Sara and Khadija, best friends from O’Levels. Sara: a decent looking girl, with hazel eyes, with a sharp nose, whitish complexion, Dark black hair, tall and lean, overall she is a beauty. But as all beautiful faces are she is very emotional and fond of crying, Khadija on the other hand was a duck face, black eyes, fair complexion. The best aspect was her sense of humor and wits. This always helped her way to prominence.
But this story is not about Sara or Khadija, it’s about Shayan: Tall with athletic built, long black hair, fair complexion, big black eyes, aquiline nose, with Patchy beard. This all helped him to look charismatic and attractive. But the best feature was his unmatched persona, he is one of those guys, who are loved and liked by all.
Now coming back to our story…
By now Sara had left the party and Khadija was alone sitting near the fountain, confused and worried about her friend. The only thing which came up to his mind was to find Shayan and ask why he dumped Sara. Fractious Khadija stood up. Scanned the place couldn’t see him. Looked out again and saw a small crowd, all attentive and looking in one direction. It was more than enough for Khadija to know that Shayan is there as centre of attraction. She rushed towards the crowd in fury.
As she came near she could hear Shayan’s voice laughing over some idiotic joke. Within seconds she muscled her way in inner circle. Looked at Shayan furiously, before she could express her outrage, Shayan had sensed her anger and handled the situation, and said.”Okay People. Gotta go. Old friend is here. You guys are the best. Had fun. Will get in touch again as the night is still young. BYE. See you later.”
Shayan then firmly held her hand and pulled her out if the crowd. Khadija on the other hand kept on saying”how could you” ”How could you do this to her Shayan” “At lunch everything was fine then all of a sudden you ditched her”…..
Shayan said nothing he was looking for a place: a quite place, away from the crowd. On his left side he finds one. A corner with a huge elephant ear plant, with two spot lights on this plant making it look more glorious and royal. Within few seconds Shayan had dragged Khadija to this spot. Now he turns and says “I was not having the feeling for her it was like sitting with her and just talking but deep inside I was alone and unsatisfied. It was like something inside in me was saying she is not the one. So I dumped her. What’s new in that? I did the same with Zara, Ayesha and Sehrish” looking at Khadija with his devilish eyes and gave her a wicked smile and continues “we all knew that sooner or later it’s going to happen. But the sooner it is the better it is for the victims.”
“Shayan you will suffer one day God will make you answerable one day” anger was rising in her tone “you think it’s fun to flirt with someone’s feeling and then dumped her. You are such an asshole, you bastard” “Son of a Bitc……..” before she could finish her spree of abuses. Shayan puts his finger on her lips indicating that she has crossed limits and it’s time to shut the beak
“Curse me, hate me or hit me. But the fact remains the same; it’s over between me and her. Its better you should accept her and leave it. Because I didn’t asked your permission before falling in love with her, and I don’t have to give explanations to you that why I broke up with her” Shayan keeping his calm continues. “She is a good girl I am sure she will get some one better than me”
Khadija quickly replied “yes someone who is not as heartless as you are Shayan.”
Shayan smiles “Yes it’s a rare trade” takes deep breath and continues with a firm face “Let’s hope that day comes soon when I will suffer for my doings”
After saying this, He turns around and walks towards the exit door. Looks for his car. Finds it. Looks around he can already feels the loneliness around him. He somehow he feels comfortable and at home in this quietness and calmness. He starts his car, on his way for his home. To avoid the guilt he starts the Radio. Where RJ is playing “Say what you need to say” by john Mayer. After listening to few lines he switches the radio off. Suddenly halts his car. Luckily he stopped in front of a coffee shop. This makes him feel, a need for caffeine. To his surprise the coffee shop was still full of people although it is midnight by now. He finds himself a spare couch. Watches every one with someone to chat with, couples with arms in arms, friends making all sort of noise and pranks. Even two senior citizen playing chess, at his hour of clock was really surprising.
Suddenly he hears a familiar beep, he recognizes this sound takes out his phone. It’s a Facebook notification. Which notifies that “Sara posted on your Wall.” Without checking the post. Shayan deletes SARA from his friend list. Looking on the page he smiles, laugh says to himself with grief feelings
“651 friends but still lonely”