Saturday, November 17, 2012

Walk the Line - Epilogue



A Year Later.

Arnav Singh Raizada woke up to a grey day. From the bed he could see the rain streaming across the window panes, the branches of the tree outside thrashing every once in a while in a gust of wind. Dark grey clouds roiled across the skies. He could hear the winds blowing against the panes. Lifting a lazy arm up, he reached for the clock on the bedside table, his lean arm muscles cording and bunching at the action. He blinked at the clock, it was six-thirty in the morning. Time enough to snooze a little. Besides, it wasn’t like he was going jogging or swimming today. The weather was already too wet.

He looked into the sleeping face of his wife in the crook of his other arm. Like him, she was naked under the cozy comforter. Her only adornments were the mangalsutra around her neck, the diamond bracelet on her wrist and her engagement and wedding rings. The only color on her face was her pink lips, parted in sleep and the warm flush of sleep on her cheeks just begging for a kiss. Who was he to deny it? He leaned down, and feathered his lips across her cheek. She smiled in her sleep and wriggled slightly getting closer to him, mumbling a sleepy ‘mmmm’ as she did so.

He studied her face as she lay there. She’d put on a bit of weight on her face now, he noticed. But that was only to be expected. She was after all, in the fifth month of her pregnancy. He shifted slightly, turning towards her. His hand came to rest on the bare skin of the slight swell of her tummy, gently running his fingers over it. He looked at her face and noticed that she was awake, blinking sleepily at him.

He smiled and kissed her lightly, ‘Good morning, Mommy,’ he murmured.

All of a sudden he felt it, the little pulsating move under his fingers. The baby had just moved! Her eyes opened wide, sparkling with delight, lips curving in an enchanting smile as she came fully awake.

‘Did you feel that?’ she asked, placing her hands over his.

‘Mmm hmmm,’ he answered. ‘First time, hunh?’

She nodded excitedly. ‘Yes, I should go tell Mum,’ she started sitting up, but he pulled her down on top of him, his bare legs tangling with hers.

‘Hey,’ he said, ‘come here.’

‘But Arnav,’ she protested.

‘Too early. It’s barely six-thirty,’ he smiled. ‘Besides..’ He slid one leg between hers nudging them open, so he could feel her wet center, and rubbed it with his rising need.

‘Besides what?’ she said, her eyes popping open as she read the naked desire in his eyes and felt his hardening arousal against her.

‘I want to celebrate this with you first,’ his voice dropped to those husky dulcet tones, that pooled into heat somewhere in her nether regions. Her eyes rounded and settled on his lips, her tongue coming out and licking her lips as if she couldn’t wait to taste them on hers.

He groaned and closed the distance between their lips. The celebrations had officially begun.

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The clouds cleared out late in the afternoon to reveal a deep blue sky with big, fat, fluffy white clouds. The hills of San Ramon gleamed in shades of emerald, as the passing clouds dropped their shadows on them. The earth was starting to dry up now, and cooling breezes had replaced the gusty winds of the morning. The sun was just beginning its journey to the West.

Arnav and Khushi came out of the Gupta house hand in hand. She wore a saree, the silk partly concealing her little baby bump. The strawberry pink saree with silver work was a perfect complement to his dark wine colored sherwani and jodhpurs. He had insisted she not wear heels today, so she was feeling a bit shorter than usual next to her husband.

They walked over to the Dutt’s house and went in through the open doors. The house was humming and buzzing with activity. It had been decorated with flowers and lights. People were coming and going, hither and thither, sounds of music came from the backyard.

‘Aunty?’ she called looking around for NK’s mother.

‘Khushi, Arnav, come on in,’ Mrs. Dutt bustled out of the kitchen. ‘How are you feeling today, dear?’

‘Perfectly fit, aunty,’ she smiled, while Arnav looked on happily at his glowing wife. ‘Tell me, what should I do?’

‘And me, aunty? What should I do?’ asked he asked.

She looked at him with consternation, ‘I really don’t know if I should treat you as a son or a son-in-law,’ much to everyone’s amusement.

‘Whatever needs to get done, aunty,’ he said.

He spotted his mother-in-law coming through the kitchen with a heavy tray and went forward to help her, taking the tray from her, despite her protests. ‘I’m the son in this house, aunty. I’m son-in-law in that house.’

Anna wondered how she’d gotten so lucky with both her sons-in-law. This one was a gem and a blessing in disguise.

‘Everybody, listen up!‘ Mrs. Dutt put down the phone she’d just answered. ‘They should be here in half-an-hour. Khushi, come with me, dear, I need you to do something for me.’

And just like that Arnav and Khushi were parted.

Half an hour later, everybody gathered in the front room, waiting for the limousine to draw up. Khushi stood waiting excitedly with the rest of the women. The long stretch limo finally came to a halt in front of the house. Khushi, Nia and Mrs. Dutt went forward to the car, as the chauffeur got down and came round to open the door.

NK got out of the car first, looking dashing in a golden sherwani. He turned around and held out a hand. Everybody craned to get a first look at her as she put her hand in his. Then she came out, dressed in a heavy deep orange lehenga, her head covered with a red veil, the sindoor in her parting glowing as deep a red as her lips. Her eyes were downcast, as befit a bride, but there was a slight smile on her face, the slight dimples showing in her cheeks. Her hands, arms, neck and waist were laden with jewelry. But nothing compared to the dark brown of the mehendi adorning her hands and feet.

She lifted her eyes, looking at her in-law’s house, but not for the first time, and then searched through the crowds looking for a friendly face. Her eyes lit on Khushi, glowing and smiling at her. She smiled back at her. Nia and Khushi came forward to help her into the house, NK following behind looking proudly on.

The couple stopped at the door to house, while Mrs. Dutt did aarti. Then it was her turn to tip over the vessel of rice and mango leaves. She stepped into the plate of vermillion and water and walked into the house. Khushi led her to a sofa and sat down next to her, hugging her tightly.

‘Lavanya, you don’t know how excited I am. Now you’re really my sister. Okay, my rakhi-sister, but still a sister,’ she whispered.

‘How are you? and the baby?’ Lavanya whispered back.

‘I’m good. Perfectly fit,’ she replied.

‘Where’s ASR?’

Khushi shrugged, ‘I don’t know. Must be around somewhere.’

Lavanya looked at her astonished. ‘You mean he lets you out of his sight?’

‘Sometimes,’ she giggled, blushing prettily.

‘Hey!’ they were interrupted by NK. ‘Khushi, how long is this gonna take? I want my wife to myself.’

She couldn’t help grinning at the pride he put into those two words - My Wife.

‘I have to agree. I want my wife to myself, too,’ his voice murmured into her ear. ASR watched her turn the same color as her saree with satisfaction, turned to Lavanya and said, ‘welcome to the family, Lavanya.’

‘Thanks, ASR,’ she said.

‘Congratulations, NK’ ASR and NK shook hands.

‘Thanks, bro, and I mean, really, thank you for making everything so smooth,’ he said.

‘Well, if I was gaining a designer, I guess I had to let the COO go,’ he said, smiling down at his friend.

Nia came over at that moment to join them and NK made his plea to his sister, ‘Sis, I really need my wife to myself now.’

‘Not yet, NK, patience, patience. Besides anticipation makes the end sweeter,’ she teased.

‘Yeah, right,’ he was raking his fingers through his hair.

‘NK - there are like fifty people here waiting to see Lavanya. After that we have a few more rasams and those have to be completed before you can have your wife to yourself,’ she said.

He sat down with a disgruntled look.

Arnav and Khushi exchanged smiles, remembering how he had gotten around those particular hurdles, but he wasn’t going to share his secrets with NK. Besides it had taken lots of scheming and blackmailing to be able to do it!

It was almost ten at night before all the rasams were completed. Khushi had finally left Lavanya in the bedroom. Her feet ached and her back hurt. She winced as she came down the stairs. Arnav had been watching her closely as he talked to Rahul. He rushed to the stairs, leaping across some to reach her side, leaving a baffled Rahul talking to himself. His arm came around her back, and one arm under her legs as he easily lifted her up, carrying her down the rest of the stairs.

‘What are you doing? Let me go,’ she said in a loud whisper.

‘I told you not to run up and down the stairs,’ he said equally quietly, ‘but you don’t listen,’ he jerked her closer as she tried to get down.

Neither of them noticed the stunned but amused look of all the bystanders below. He set her down once they were on the first floor, to whistles and cat-calls and ‘Way to go!’ Khushi turned a bright red. He kept hold of her hand. ‘We’re going home right now,’ he muttered.

He took leave of their hosts at super fast speed, citing her health, and hurried her out the house in record time. She tried to talk to him, but he refused to answer her during the short walk to the Gupta House. Once inside, he swung her up into his arms as he strode up the stairs.

‘Arnav, what is wrong with you?’ she said.

He slid her down his body as they reached her room. ‘Wrong with me? What is wrong with you?’ his anger was just about barely in check.

She looked nonplussed at this. ‘What did I do?’

‘What didn’t you do is a better question.’

Her big eyes filled with the tears that seemed to come so easily to her eyes these days. One look at them, and he melted. Pulling her into the safe haven of his arms, he hugged her tight. ‘I’m sorry, Khushi. I shouldn’t have yelled at you. But I always worry, with you and the baby. I couldn’t bear it if something happened to either of you.’

‘I know,’ she sniffed back her tears. ‘But I’m much stronger than I look. I’m fine.’

‘I know,’ he said.

‘It’s the hormones. I’m such a baby, I can’t stop crying,’ sniffling into his shoulder with tears still leaking down her cheeks,.

‘I know, babe,’ he shushed her.

Suddenly the baby kicked again, and he grinned looking down at her tummy, pushing aside the sari to place his hand against the tiny swell. They looked down together and saw the little bump poking out as baby moved again.

‘He knows his dad!’ she said.

‘She knows her dad!’ he said.

‘His!’

‘Her!’

He stopped the argument in the only way he knew best. He lifted her up in his arms, and kissed her, carrying her to the bed and gently laying her down it. This was one argument that he was determined to win.

***** THE END ****

This story would not have been possible without the help and support and encouragement of some of the most wonderful people I've met - simply because of our shared love of Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? 

Especially - Ruby, Ritu, Megha, Beens, Payal, Jhalak, Toons 

And Allan - dude, you're words were incredibly encouraging for me.. so thank you again!

54 comments:

  1. Wow Madhu!!!!

    Just read the last 3 parts together......omg i cant believe this love story of Arnav & Khushi has come to an end.....& what a beginning to their lifetime of togetherness!!!!

    This story might have ended but now we need something new to look fwd to, from u....

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  2. A Brilliant end to a BRILLIANT OUTSTANDING effort, Kudos to you

    Fantastic characters & continuity, The Arnav you gv us is so much more believable than IPK, he is suave and intelligent, A dream man for every gal,

    Fitting american office and a very real CBI involvement, this story is more touching bcz of it reality, subtle touches lining the backdrop make it real,

    A Love story racing across continents with real emotions touching all the right strings, absolutely completely enjoyed each character each chapter
    A perfect blend of intrigue and hold

    Looking Fwd to reading you more

    Luv
    Jhalak29


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  3. Awwww .. yet another end .. a wrench once again .. lived with ur version of arnav khushi for the stretch of the story .. cant believe ... will not get up in the morning & refresh the mail box to see if u have updated .. the storyline was incredible .. the pace was perfect .. the characters touched .. the story telling had amazing visual appeal .... a love story with a dark side .. but not a dark love story is what caught my attention .. the sizzle .. the intrigue .. the passion kept me panting for more ..

    Kudos mads .. the chap 56 was so what i always picturised as the end of this story .. it was like my thots put to paper .. agog as always with ur immense talent .. speechless with ur sublime form of writing .. ok lemme end by saying .. ur true fan ..

    Love & Best of luc in future endeavours ..

    Ruby

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  4. Der aaye Durust aaye.... Finally got the time to read all 3 chapters together.... what can I say Madhu... its like a journey coming to an end... and what a perfect ending !

    Absolutely loved your story... lived through it... imagined it... visualized it while reading... your style of writing is so easy to the eyes... it keeps the reader interested, intrigued and therefore glued to the story ! I don't have to tell you how much I love reading you... U already know that... and I hope I'll get to read much more from you... Looking forward to it !

    Wish you all the luck for the upcoming ones....

    - Ritu

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  5. Is this the END or the beginning... some LOVE STORIES never END & Arnav & Khushi's story is one such thing...

    Lovely story, loved the ending... made me want more... enjoyed every bit of it... always wanting more of it... like the saying goes "All good things come to an END" - this will be such a lovely memory.

    Thanks a lot Mads for giving us this, awaiting many more such memorable stories...

    All the best!
    You can count on us anytime :D

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  6. the past 3 days were bliss and now it has to end with this story. read it in one go ........

    the ending was beautiful...

    Thanks alot for a lovely story and hope to read more from you

    loads of prayers and love

    Naushi (nnhk)

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  7. Madhu, what a lovely lovely ending for such a beautiful rendition of the Arnav and Khushi love story. I absolutely loved what you did with the story while keeping true to the essence of the Arnav and Khushi we so grew to love. I've loved the way you've described their encounters and the relationships with the other players in the story as much as the clothes, the jewelry, the locations and so much more - I felt like I was there with them on this journey. The ending is especially lovely - it is how I always imagined them post marriage.

    I hoarded the last few chapters since I have so much trouble dealing with good things ending :-) So when I finally did get around to read the end, I noticed the little shout out to me....thank you, I feel very honoured.

    You have phenomenal talent when it comes to weaving a story together where the reader feels the journey with the characters as opposed to just reading about them. I hope you continue to write. I hope to keep reading you.

    All the very best with all your future endeavours.
    Love,
    Toons

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  8. Love ur style of writing, stumbled by chance on to ur blog, read the whole fanfic in one go! Lovely , light read with a dash of mystery. Plz continue to write.

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  9. thank you, thank you for taking the time to write this story. ditto all the other comments above.. beautiful story. brilliant writing. the feeling inside, when i finish this (did you know i spent two days lost in this story? (i'm a busy person, you know. but could not. stop. reading. ) thank you for having this out here, for the fans to read. ever thought of posting this at fanfiction.net?

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  10. Hi there... i read this entire FF today ,,, since morning i was at it and have finally finished.
    You are a very talented author to say the least.
    All the characters were brilliantly laid out. Of course i couldn't stop going gaga over Arnav and Khushi also was portrayed as a brave woman.
    The story itself with the whole twist to shyam and rani saheba was awesome.
    Well done and thank you for sharing this story.
    Great Job.

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  11. Awwwww...........Finally finished it.
    Took me one whole day...and juggling up of lot of work but finally i am done. Thank you thank you so much for writing such a wonderful FF and allowing us to be part of this. You definitely spin an amazing tale which had me hooked from the start till the end.
    I am not very good with words hence can just tell you once again.
    Thanks a lot...........enjoyed reading this and will keep coming back to this whenever i need to go to a happy land.

    Looking forward to reading more stuff from you.
    Keep writing
    - Liza

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  12. Just finished reading the story. I have just one word for it.Awesome! I loved it and am sad it is over.

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  13. Wow beautiful story yaar. I can read this FF again and again. It's so endearing. Very well written :D

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  14. Amazing story written beautifuly with brilliant idea of introducing the character of rani sahiba

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  15. Lovely ff ....had a lot of fun reading...it had a different flavour to it
    It was a mixture of everything..which made it more beckoning..
    I hope u write another fantastic ff...will catch up with ure other works....meem17

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  16. From: Rasgulla_sp (IF)

    The entire journey starts at an airport in San Francisco and two things got me hooked instantly. One your portrayal of a modern, chic Khushi and Arnav's imp . I loved all of Arnav's interactions with this alter ego

    A complete story is the one in which you have everything- drama, romance, humor, suspense, action, a complete package. And this is what your story was to me. A complete package. One I didn't wish(?) to close after opening it.

    I liked the subtle way in which you generated Arnav's interest in Khushi beyond her physical appeal, the way you brought out his protective side in him for the vulnerability that had engulfed her. What was even more applause-worthy was how Khushi started reacting to him. I didnt see it coming till it didnt hit me on the face.

    The San Francisco trip culminating in a call which was silent, a kiss with a longing and a promise to be fulfilled.

    Then we come to India and the fear which was lurking in the background blows you away with its intensity. I was scared for her throughout the flashback. I rejoiced when she returned to her family and I absolutely loved how Arnav took care of her, bringing her to his home, even assuring her parents that he will take care of their daughter.

    But amidst the two sadomasochistic stalkers and the games that they were playing I jut admired the way you showed Arnav and Khushi as a man and a woman first. A man who struggles with commitment and a woman who struggles with confusion at being with such a man. And they way you have written down their sexual progress was commendable. Their physical closeness simultaneously following the rest of the story.

    When they parted after facing everything together, after bringing and end to her troubles, after making him tied to her heart, after sleeping with each other, that parting of ways was very hurtful.

    But thanks to NK (who was kickass in this FF) and his meddling ways we got to read Arnav wooing her back and I thoroughly enjoyed round two too.

    Both their weddings were for their love for each other and their loved ones only. What more could I have asked for? This is the kind of weddings I myself approve of. Ab bas ek Arnav doondhna hain

    All the other characters were treated well, each one having their own importance. But... but your Shyam and Rani Saheba will be remembered by me for a long time for the way you have portrayed them, their hurtful ways, obsessions and how with an impressive detailing of investigations they were thrown behind bars.

    But mostly, I am in love with this Arnav and Khushi. They are a perfect blend of simplexity

    - Rasgulla_sp

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    1. Beautifully written synopsis and critique of the story. This totals up what I too feel about this story. Love it so much read it again. It is four in the morning and I just finished reading. Will go to sleep now.
      IF(1chilly)

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  17. That was beautiful ! ! Thanx rasgulla fo sharing such an awesum wrk..
    divyaarnavsr from IF

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  18. spent 2 days to finish the whole 57 chapters!
    with all the emotions thrown in the story..
    its COMPLETE..

    shyam and that witch rani saheba are just plain sick! urgh! they made me want to puke at their faces!

    i teared up many times.
    (when kushi broke down in the bathroom, with arnav holding her..
    gosh...that is so traumatized... poor girl..)

    arnav and kushi......
    they are just so in tune with each other..
    (there are many many beautiful moments of arshi
    that made me swoon...)

    ah...i wish i can express myself better..but words fail me..
    just so u know, i'm going to read this all over again this weekend.

    Thank U for the AWESOMENESS..
    u made me fall in love even deeper with arnav and kushi.

    and thank u once again to rasgulla too, for the recommendation...fantastic!

    goguma
    IF

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  19. Thanks to the recommendation of an IF friend I have come across this FF of yours. I had followed your other stories like Under your skin, but I don't know why I never saw this!!

    But it was worth the miss-out! What an an amazing story. It reall y does have everything... Passion, drama, intrigue, suspense, thrill, jealousy and LOTS and LOTS of LOVE!!

    Keep writing.. It inspires me and other like me to feel love, and believe in love and be loved...

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  20. Just read all the parts!
    An incredible attempt! A pleasure to read...loved everything....it had all the things to it be it dark moments light or romantic or emotional...
    A very interesting story with a lot of thought put into
    Loved it!
    Rabzooo

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  21. This was a complete story, in every aspect, not lacking any of the elements required to make it into a blockbuster FF..... I would like to thank u Madhu, for this phenomenal story... I would also like to thank Rasgulla for recommending it ... Definitely worth all the commendations it gets...

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  22. Hi there!! :)

    I read this FF in one go .. and i thoroughly enjoyed it!!
    it very eloquently written ..

    Must say your are a fine writer!!
    Way to go!!

    now i am gonna latch on to your other works and treat myself all the way reading them!! :)

    Thanks for sharing this FF!!

    ~Leena
    IF ID LeenaRocks

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  23. OMG!! I just spent an entire day today to read this story!! I am in love wid it!!

    Arnav & Khushi were just awesome!! I absolutely loved the possessive Arnav, dat just suits his character so well!
    But what I also liked is u didnt make khushi a weak woman...she was a spitfire!! kept arnav on his toes!! Their journey which started from San Fransico airport to all the dealing wid Shyam & Rani Shaiba & the endless love they have for each other was just something u can't put in words!!

    I already loved ur fanfic Wrong Name so much!! Thanks for sending me ur blog link!!

    U are a wonderful writer! U did keep Arnav-Khushi alive in ur writing!! Please continue to do so even in future!!

    I will read ur other work tom!!

    But this is one of my fav works already!!

    Glamourbird

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  24. Read it again, M. Spent the xhole afternoon and evening reading it. Love this sory.

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  25. OMG what a story... I just finished reading this story And I must say that what a story. I mean I litterely had goosebumps reading some of the parts. I just loved it. Thankyou for writing such. Wonderful story. Looking forward to read more story from u.

    Take care

    Sonali

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  26. I read the whole story in a couple days !! Well written, I'm guessing you live in the bay area ? I do too, loved the references! :D Anyway will look up other completed ones of yours and attack them.

    Riha

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  27. Dear Madhu, an amazing piece of work. You are simply a writer par excellence. The sense of drama, romance, amazing character development and quite simply the retelling of Arshi's story from your point of view, all were just awesome, to say the least. Incredible effort, and hope you continue to write and inspire for years to come. So much more credible than our actual serial, which was too little, and finished too soon! I started reading this one and could not put away my iPad till I had done with 56 chapters and the epilogue. Lovely! Keep it up!!

    Anupama

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  28. this is the second time I read ur FF it was mind blowing
    I loved each n every character n every chap of it rani sahiba n shyam were quite complicated characters I so loved how u portrayed
    khushi strong yed delicate educated with successful career perfect match for arnav singh raizada
    it was beautifully written absolutely worth reading story
    good job dear
    looking forward for ur more work

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  29. You know what ?? You are a brilliant brilliant writer !!! I just read the whole FF in a single GO..literally i just couldnt stop reading..Its Lovely...Absolutely loved the way you write..YOU are a blessed writer..Enjoyed every aspect of the story..Its too brilliant !! The best part was The Imp..awwwww !! Ofcourse Arnav and Khushi are perfect as ever..cant resist falling in love with them all over again..My eyes are blurred from reading nonstop..LOL idk..looking forward to read more and more of your works and by the way U write beautifully :D thank You for the amazing journey !! @Indu IFusername:Indupriya8

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  30. A Realy wonderfull Story my dear. I enjoyed every chapter. You reall included everything in One Story: Drama, Action, romance, sensuallity. Everyting!!! Cant wait to read Ur other Stories. Love micha

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  31. wow1 that was a truly splendid story...i was totally enthralled from beginning to end. you truly created magic with your story1 i absolutely love your arnav and khushi. please write more arnav -khushi ffs and ss/os ...

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  32. Super bestest story ive read in a while... awesomeness extreme!

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  33. just loved it. spent the last two days reading it all. very nice.

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  34. Awesome ff. I loved reading this and have fallen in love with our dear couple Arshi.
    looking forward to read your other works.

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  35. Hey Madhu, just finished reading d whole FF.....and reallly loved it.....you r very good at yr craft...do u write professionally??? If u don't then u should.
    Do keep writing...specially these awesome ARSHI stories.
    All d best.

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  36. Oh my god!! I can't thank u enough for sharing this wonderful story with us...I finished it in a matter of 2 days....

    Wonderful things have been said in above comments which echo my thoughts as well....

    Totally paisa vasool...please keep up the good work!!!

    Sarahjac IF

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  37. Loved your story and enjoyed your twist on Arnav and Khushi. Throughly enjoyed the storyline, the pace and mostly your writing style that kept me gripped.
    Swetha

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  38. Re re re read this story again. And each time it feeels like the first time. Read it through ladt evening and late into the night. Love reading your work Madhu. Am going through both your blogs are reading everything this weekend

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  39. A wonderful fic ! I'm so glad to have stumbled upon it :D

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  40. It is really a beautiful FF read all parts in One Go and I Love it it's more than awesome Love it!!
    Full of Heart and Love
    I loved the Mystry parts as well It was More than awesome too love it

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  41. Beautifu.Just finished reading and read it the whole chapters at one go w/o stopping. Been wanting to comment once I finished the chapters. Its beautifully written their journey frm San Francisco...how the situation led to Khsuhi's life frm Rani Shaiba/Shyam's threat then finally to their marital life.Loved the way Arnav finally accepting his feelings for Khushi and the way he protected Khushi in every stage of her life is just AWESOME. congo for this beautiful FF and thanks for sharing it.

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  42. Awesome story....beautifully written!!! The essence of Arnav-Khushi love is kept intact while writing the story in alternate universe.....awesome love story n wonderfully and aesthetically written little love scenes and passionate moments between Arnav and Khushi!!
    -Mel

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  43. Madhu this was an truely awesome story, full of intrigue, action, belly churning angst, and most of all the love story between our two protagonists Arnav and Khushi.

    I loved this girls determination, not to let the evil people break her, she was educated enough to understand how to get her own way and wouldnt just give in. I love that she was an independent person not allowing them to win.
    Arnav deep sigh... I seriously like this character, animal lover, martial artist, designer, observant, flirtatious and his alter ego imp. The imp honestly made me laugh, and gave the man a run for his money.

    This was indeed a fabulous story, I loved evrybit, and tnat my friend is due to your amazing writing. Dont let this go away, even if it remains around these two ( great for us Asshians) lleasr keep writing your talent and imagination shoul not be wasted. Muuwh

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  44. i love it you awesome keep it up am waiting for your next ff

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  45. simply awesome piece of work
    ur story kept me glued till i finished it of
    took me a day and a half but i couldn't concentrate till i read the whole thing
    loved it to bits congrats on writing such amazing story

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  46. I read this story all the way through I love your plot and story ,and you kept the suspense through the end ,

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  47. Hi i read this story at one go....man u r an amazing writer..thanks a lot for ur creations...plz let us know whn u intend to write more....luv ur creations.😍

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  48. Hey , this is the second time im reading this story, and I've loved it all the way, my sentiments above have not changed, and this story is a joy to read. Thsnk you for sharing your story with us, it was simply brilliant!

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  49. WOW 😲 read the entire story.
    Take a bow
    Thank you
    Going to read the other stories

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  50. Read. Read. & re-read.
    Already finished thrice & still have not yet fulfilled the desire to read again.
    It's just awesome.

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  51. okay, i took me the whole weekend. i have to admit that this is the most fascinating and captivating story of arnav n khushi that i have ever read.
    bravo girl. kudos.

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