By Anand Neelakantan
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He mumbled something that did not carry to the Kaurava Princes in their tree. “What! A Nishada so close to the main fort gate of Hastinapura! An Untouchable walking on the royal highway? Is this how the King runs his kingdom? What can one expect of a blind man? ” The Brahmin turned to the eldest Pandava. ” The Pandavas appeared embarrassed and did not know what to say. The boys looked at each other. “I can break his head,” volunteered Bhima, still smarting from the fall he had taken at the hands of the Nishada urchin half his size.
Shakuni chuckled at Suyodhana’s confusion. “Your aunt has endeared herself to those fanatics. She holds more fundamentalist views than even Dhaumya. ” Suyodhana looked up at Shakuni’s crooked smile with his innocent dark eyes. “Do not worry son, I am there to take care of you,” Shakuni said, ruffling the boy’s hair affectionately. Now, after his narrow escape from Bhima, he wanted the comfort of Shakuni’s presence. Suyodhana walked through the long corridors. Servants were lighting the oil lamps affixed to the walls.
He hated the snow and the bitter cold of the mountains and longed for the sunny plains of his homeland. He wished only to finish this task and get back to the banks of the Ganga. He paused to listen. There was a rustling of clothing and he sensed somebody waiting for him within. His wounded body tensed. The toy in his hand had become a burden. ’ he wondered. But now he did not now wish to throw it away. With the tip of his sword, he slowly pushed at the half-open door. The General entered the room, his tall and broad silhouette throwing dark shadows into the dim room.
Ajaya by Anand Neelakantan