(Image Credit: ©Russell Gayer)
I swore and stopped the car.
‘The road trip was your idea!’ Veena huffed.
‘Yeah but not stopping overnight in the village was yours!’ I retorted.
‘Do you think it was safe for two women there?’
‘Shut up!’ I shouted tearing the silence apart.
My friend disappeared into the thicket with only the flashlight to guide her.
Five minutes. I saw a bike approaching from the end of the road. My heart raced.
I was startled when she unlocked the door. ‘There was an abandoned public toilet nearby!’ She sounded relieved.
I looked behind and stepped on the accelerator.