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55 Fiction: The Message

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Where are you?”

20 mins away. Traffic’s awful!

Told you to leave early. Happens every time. When will you learn?

Sorry! Make it up? :-* ”

You better. We’re going to miss the start. 🙁 ”


She wondered why he wouldn’t answer 30 mins later not realising the sirens were headed towards his car crushed under a truck.

***This post is a part of Write Over the Weekend, an initiative for Indian Bloggers by BlogAdda.***

Until next time,


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  • Shilpa Garg
    9 March 2014 at 7:06 pm

    OMG!! That’s such a terrible thing to happen!! 🙁
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    • Psych Babbler
      10 March 2014 at 9:01 pm

      I know…I can be quite morbid but it’s one of my fears…

  • Anita
    9 March 2014 at 8:33 pm

    Oh dear no! Too sad. hope nothing like this ever happens with anyone…
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    • Psych Babbler
      10 March 2014 at 9:01 pm

      Yeah I hope so too Anita but I’m sure it does happen. It’s one of my fears I’m afraid

  • Sheethal
    9 March 2014 at 9:11 pm

    This exactly happened in my life when I was waiting for a friend my mine…. 🙁

    • Psych Babbler
      10 March 2014 at 9:00 pm

      Oh no Sheethal! That’s terrible! It is one my biggest fears but it hasn’t happened to me. I can only imagine what you must have gone through…so sorry to hear about that. 🙁

  • Aditi
    10 March 2014 at 12:21 am

    🙁 🙁 oh no…terrible!
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    • Psych Babbler
      10 March 2014 at 9:00 pm

      🙁 I know…apologies for being so morbid but I reckon it does happen…

  • Richa Singh
    10 March 2014 at 2:27 am

    No! A terrible thing to occur 🙁
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    • Psych Babbler
      10 March 2014 at 8:59 pm

      It is… 🙁 It’s one of my fears…sadly, it probably does happen

  • Shailaja V
    10 March 2014 at 2:27 am

    Tragic twist to the tale, PB 🙁 Good build-up and climax. Well done.
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  • Kajal
    10 March 2014 at 1:08 pm

    Whoa! that’s tragic 🙁
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  • Mi
    10 March 2014 at 3:01 pm

    oh no :/

    • Psych Babbler
      10 March 2014 at 8:58 pm

      Pretty grim and morbid I know…but it is one of my fears!

  • Soumya
    10 March 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Oh my God! Totally unexpected. :O
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    • Psych Babbler
      10 March 2014 at 8:58 pm

      Thanks Soumya…one of my greatest fears…

  • Sulekha
    10 March 2014 at 7:00 pm

    I always tell my family and friends not to text while driving, so sad.

    • Psych Babbler
      10 March 2014 at 8:58 pm

      I concur…although there have been times I’ve checked my phone at lights. I try my best to not do it. This story is actually one of my biggest fears!

  • CRD
    11 March 2014 at 3:46 am

    Sad. Life is so unpredictable. Karma and death are bitches.

    Well written. Blogrolling you.

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    • Psych Babbler
      11 March 2014 at 4:29 am

      Welcome here CRD! Life is unpredictable… And very sad at times.

  • Jyotsna Bhatia
    11 March 2014 at 3:51 am

    Oh no.. 🙁
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  • Titaxy
    11 March 2014 at 11:41 pm

    oh no 🙁 but it is pretty risky to text/talk and drive. i see so many people doing it and it scares me to no end.
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  • Pixie
    12 March 2014 at 3:16 pm

    oh no!! That’s tragic! 🙁
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  • Uma
    14 March 2014 at 10:05 am

    What an ending 🙁 . The moral is not to use mobile while travelling.
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