The White Scar (Part Two)

By Nachiket Kelkar Mr. Singh sat on his chair, his arms spread across the glass table. He pulled out a copy of the research proposal that had been sent to his office almost two months ago. He couldn’t help preening himself a little for his virtuous habit of reading up and being fully prepared for…

The White Scar (Part One)

By Nachiket Kelkar He lifted his cup of evening tea at the little beachside café, fingers trembling. He sipped slowly and silently, wondering whether this would be the day that he would officially get his research permits to work along the island’s coastline. Nilesh was tense. His appointment had already been cancelled thrice at the…