A Lovely Delusion (Short Story) - Prologue

Prologue:


Do you believe in fate? Do you believe in love?

At least I never believed in either of them, but now I do. I believe in fate but more than that I believe in love now. That is why now I have the courage to do what I am about to do. It may not be simple enough for many people to understand but it is totally crystal-clear to me.

She is standing on the far side of the building; waiting for me and calling for me. I can see her waving her hands at me, only because she wants me to be there with her, and as I promised that I will be there with her anytime she would call; I am going to fulfill my promise now.

Life and destiny often bring you two choices to be made. You are the one who have to make a decision about what are you going to do. Once in my life, my destiny offered me with a choice - to live with her or not to live with her. I could not even think about the second choice. For me, she is my life and I cannot live without her.

People call her a fake and a cheat person; I cannot believe them. I still remember her soft skin, her mesmerizing and hypnotic eyes, her strange but sweet accent; her unworldly, magical, silky and harmonious voice. I can still feel her long black hair dropping and slipping over my shoulders. I can even recognize her scent sprayed all over my existence and most importantly, I can see her.

My name is Samuel Gage. I am a 31 year old painter - by profession and by choice. I never married because of those extra burdens that I was being inherited with, and also because I never found someone for whom I may think that she is the one. I am really glad by the fact that I was not married, because then I was able to meet her and to fall in love with her. This is pretty much about me except one fact. People say that I am suffering from the Schizophrenia disorder and she is no more than a hallucination.

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SubRon7 5 years ago from eastern North Dakota

Schizophrenia: Very interesting prologue, Hunbbel. I have met a girl recently who I think maybe was just a hallucination, but if she were to appear, and wave to me, I surely would go to her. I will look for your chapter 1.


Sueswan 5 years ago

Hunbbel you have wet my appetite. I am hungry for more.

Voted up and awesome.


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Rosemay50 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

Sounds interesting, looking forward to reading cxhapter 1


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raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

hmn...sounds interesting...


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VENZKHVAM 5 years ago from Milk way galaxy, trying to find a more adventurous place in another galaxy with my great followers

Dear Hunnbel,

WOW MAN YOU TOOK ME BY SURPRISE WITH A NICE CLIMAX OF YOUR SHORT STORY.

That'S really amazing.

And no doubt every body is going to like this one.

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this and thanks for sharing with us.

I had voted this up and Beautiful

with warm regards

Dinesh Nair.


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SheliaKay 5 years ago from Marietta, Ohio..... but born and raised in Northern Ohio on Lake Erie

this captured my interest from the beginning Hunbbel. Looking forward to reading Chapter 1 and beyond


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Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

A very good short pro... a fantastic Idea for a movie.. :)


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Hunbbel Meer 5 years ago from Karachi, Pakistan. Author

@SheliaKay and @Frank Atanacio: Thank you so much for stopping by. All the chapters have now been published. I hope you will enjoy the rest of them as well :)


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Iintertrans 5 years ago from New Delhi

This delusion has really taken me by surprise well written dear.

At least he was happy being a schizophrenic.

I would vote this interesting.


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LABrashear 5 years ago from My Perfect Place, USA

Great start - looking forward to the next chapter!


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Hunbbel Meer 5 years ago from Karachi, Pakistan. Author

@Lintertrans: Thank you :)

@LABrashear: I hope that you will like all the remaining chapters as well :)


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Iintertrans 5 years ago from New Delhi

Welcome, I have a correction to make if you don't mind. the name is IINTERTRANS . and not Lintertrans. Actually there is confusion when you write first letter capital and all other small.


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Hunbbel Meer 5 years ago from Karachi, Pakistan. Author

@Iintertrans: My apologies. Yes I got confused with the capital letter dilemma. Thank you for correcting me :)


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

Well done Hunbbel! I'm going to search for the next chapter!


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suzanno 4 years ago from kerala, India

good work.:) ...interesting story..off to the next part

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