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 6 – Spirits of the Mannequins (Part 1))

The pain stayed for several days. I couldn’t eat anything. I thought he would starve me to death, but he didn’t. He injected the fluid system and fed me almost every day. I don’t know what made him a psychopath. I just needed to save myself. That’s when he told me, “I have packed your bag. We are going on a business trip and guess who is going to be there- Angelyn Lionel.” I felt bad for this girl; I hoped for her not to fall for this guy, but when I saw him smile as he reached our apartment, … Continue reading Conundrum (Chapter 6 – Spirits of the Mannequins (Part 1))