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Guide Ropes – Short Story

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The old man lay motionless on the sagging country cot, enjoying the cool night breeze. The traditional ‘nulaka’ cords lacing the bottom of the cot provided him comfort and ventilation. An old, soiled bedsheet lay by his side. He would use it later in the night if it got cold. It was Sankranti, the harvest festival, but the old man did not feel the happiness and excitement around him. He did not look forward to…

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