Shilpa had never come this far. This clearing in the forest was new. How come she missed it every time they had walked together through the woods. For a decade, Arjun had been her only confidante.
“Wait, the tethers have not yet broken.He’s here, isn’t he?”
He….he cleared this space for her.
He knew Shilpa would walk this way, for sure…he knew what she didn’t.
To perform, to be herself.