I waited for flight-6E73.
She appeared to be on the wrong side of 40s and looked carefully disheveled. She was draped in an expensive torquise-saree, matching blouse, and throng sandals. A string of beads adorned her neck. Her salt and pepper hair were loosely chignoned. I could not detect any makeup. I sat up to be rid of her weight.
She fished out a sachet of Gutkaa from her bag …. tore it open and deposited the contents in her mouth.
Her garb and overall demeanor was intimidating. However, her eyes were different; the sclerae were purest of white and the corneas an indeterminate rusty. They reminded me of the eyes of an infant and that of a very old person at the same time.
I blushed and looked the other way.
‘Don’t fret. You are not destined to fly today.’
My phone buzzed – it was my boss ordering me back to the office.
Flight-6E73 has vanished in to thin air on its way to Kolkata. DD News reported.
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Guṭkha is a preparation of crushed areca nut, tobacco, catechu, paraffin wax, slaked lime and sweet or savory flavorings.
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