"A profound unmitigated loneliness is the only truth of life"
- R.K. Narayan




"So children, we shall quickly discuss a chapter in Greek mythology today, and then you will all sit down to complete your project work, okay?" exclaimed the teacher as she surveyed the classroom to make sure all heads nodded.
Present Day:
 
People gathered around the railway tracks where a couple lay dead, their fists tightly clenched. The (dead) guy wore a striped sweater and the (dead) girl a floral salwaar.