Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Four

Chapter Seventy Four There was silence on the other end of the line. “Mom?” “Azraa, you don’t want to start this conversation.” The hair on the back of my neck stood up. My immediate reaction was to backpedal but I fought it. I’d done that far too many times already. I was tired of sticking … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy Four

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy

Chapter Seventy I spent the morning first writing back to Rayyan and then baking with Azmiah. All she really made was a mess but she had a ball all the same and I enjoyed it myself. She’d need a thorough bath but she’d gotten the chance to play with icing and decorate some cookies for … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Seventy

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty Nine

Chapter Sixty Nine Rayyan’s departure had seemed to serve as a reminder to my parents that they too had been ignoring the jobs they so dearly loved and had centred their lives around. Mom was the first one to leave on a proper trip but they’d both been in operating rooms within a week of … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty Nine

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty Eight

Chapter Sixty Eight I sighed happily as I swiped away the strands of hair that had escaped from the messy bun-like structure sloppily piled atop my hair. Finished! And not a moment too soon. I heard Rayyan’s footsteps echo on the landing and cast a worried eye over the spread laid out in front of … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty Eight

Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty One

So, apparently Sixty didn't publish when it was supposed to. Go read it and then read this one please. Chapter Sixty One Rayyan led me to the furthest of the guest rooms on the ground floor and gone to lean against the opposite wall as though he planned to guard the door. He’d been adamant … Continue reading Fiction: Resisting Taqdeer Chapter Sixty One