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Truth at the grave... 'Sachchai Mein Chain'

I walked on briskly, single-mindedly. There was a restlessness in me. The restlessness of expectation of something too good to be true. I was dreaming impossible dreams. No, they are possible, I corrected my own thoughts. Despite my efforts to not think about it, my mind was giving me teasing glimpses of my future with Ajay. A future of beautiful possibilities and smiles. As I entered the office building, I knew that I would be attracting curious glances. Not that I noticed them, though. I stopped in front of Ajay’s desk, who stood up surprised. His eyes had a hint of anger. Will he understand? Will he forgive me? I knew if I thought about this at all, I won’t be able to go ahead with it. “Yes, I will”, I said, still out of breath. “You will?” The anger in his eyes melted, replaced by a hope that he was clearly trying to resist. “I will marry you”. I grinned, moving forward to hug him. “Oh no, you don’t”, Ajay said taking a step back. “You don’t walk