Conundrum (Chapter 9 – The Light)

Cathy went speechless. She didn’t know what to say. “I know you are still mad at me,” said David. “You might be thinking I abandoned you. I did, but as I witnessed Angelyn’s growth, I thought you should be with us. When I realized my mistake, it was too late. You would have been three by then. I came looking for you at that house where I left you, but the landlord said that the family had already left. I didn’t know that your lifeless body was there inside. I am sorry, Cathy, I was not thinking straight then. I … Continue reading Conundrum (Chapter 9 – The Light)

Conundrum (Chapter 8 – The Mad Lover)

“Us; John and me. We loved her. He loved her more, that’s what he said. That’s why he preserved her. That’s what we do when we love someone. We preserve them as a symbol of our love.” Tommy sounded triggered.  His eyes shined as he said about preserving them. Victoria, who stood there listening, said, “His thoughts are manipulated by John, John has put these things on his mind. Ask him what John had done to preserve me. Ask him!” “Tommy, I know you loved your mother. I know you wouldn’t hurt her. I know you saw what John did … Continue reading Conundrum (Chapter 8 – The Mad Lover)

Conundrum (Chapter 7 – Spirits of the Mannequins (Part 2))

Cathy was not surprised; she went closer to the isolated room and unlocked it. The room seemed different. The wall was painted in yellow tint with some photographs on it. She had a closer look at them; some of the pictures were of a young woman with a little boy while others were single photographs of the woman. The woman seemed very pretty; the young boy near her looked delighted. He resembled Arthur. Cathy figured out that the little boy could be Arthur, but who was this lady? She turned around and saw someone sitting in the corner of the room. Cathy … Continue reading Conundrum (Chapter 7 – Spirits of the Mannequins (Part 2))