OMG!! #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z
There’s something comforting about strangers in a train.
You can talk to them for hours, share your deepest secrets and still not know their names.
I dozed off, remembering our chats over tea and food.
I woke up in unfamiliar surroundings with a searing pain as my fingers traced the sabre slice across my abdomen.
My theme for this year’s Blogging from A to Z April Challenge is Crime Stories in 55 Words.
Today’s story, O is for Organ Trafficking…
You can check out my A-Z posts thus far by clicking on a highlighted letter!
April 18, 2017 12:31 am|
Yikes. That definitely bring an OMG reaction for sure. Can’t become that familiar with strangers, no. Trust means squat to many when we might think it means the world to them.
April 18, 2017 12:58 am|
I like this and I think the picture really adds something!
April 18, 2017 12:59 am|
Oh Oh Oh! ‘Orrible … only, very well portrayed in few words ..
April 18, 2017 2:17 am|
Oh! That’s awful…well done with this one! Did not see that ending coming
April 18, 2017 3:34 am|
Have often read of robbery incidents on train where the passengers were given biscuits and they fell unconscious… Gone are the days of friendly train camaraderie and trust… But this was worse 😀
April 18, 2017 6:03 am|
Oh my god sums this one up perfectly! Strangers of this kind are the slimiest.
April 18, 2017 7:00 am|
Oh no! That’s so scary. Strangers in a train 🙁
April 18, 2017 7:01 am|
April 18, 2017 7:16 am|
Ah yes… once more, a lot closer to reality than people in India think.
April 18, 2017 7:19 am|
So, talking to strangers is not always comforting!
April 18, 2017 7:47 am|
I think that calls for a little more than an OMG reaction! =O
April 18, 2017 8:05 am|
Oh my God! This is really scary. Imagining the betrayal and terror and guilt a victim of organ trafficking would feel sends shivers down my spine!
April 18, 2017 8:15 am|
How terrible but this is a reality in our country. I take extreme care when I travel alone.
Once upon a time
April 18, 2017 9:58 am|
Truly OMG. Horrifying if any of the stories I’ve heard about organ trafficking are true…
April 18, 2017 11:14 am|
That’s another unsetling one. I like how you paired something very familiar (talking to strangers on a train) with something so upsetting.
April 18, 2017 12:10 pm|
Woaaa… How do you do it? That ending is just so brilliant
April 18, 2017 12:32 pm|
This is truly, really, very, very scary.
April 18, 2017 1:14 pm|
Urgggh! That’s scary but a known story. How many times have we been warned not to take food from strangers in our travels!
April 18, 2017 1:54 pm|
Oh ! Heart wrenching! I will never again talk to a stranger in train.
April 18, 2017 2:47 pm|
This is truly an OMG. That ending was totally unexpected. Good one.
April 18, 2017 3:56 pm|
Having conversation with strangers in our country is not new. We just connect and start whether we are travelling or in a Q .. the image and the twist in the end is giving fears and anxiety….
April 18, 2017 4:29 pm|
OMG ..exactly! You are bringing in real stories in few words. Amazing.
April 18, 2017 6:36 pm|
OMG ! How can one think of such accidents and mishaps when simply socializing with people? It’s scary, but true.
April 18, 2017 6:42 pm|
Oh Crap! This is scary!! Brilliant, Shilpa!
April 18, 2017 6:58 pm|
This is just so scary, Shilpa!
April 18, 2017 7:27 pm|
This was a shocker!
April 18, 2017 7:51 pm|
Simply nailed it with the calm and composed narration to make one leap with pain. It was superb, Shilpa.
April 18, 2017 7:53 pm|
No, no, no! This was so scary!
Organ trafficking is such a rampant issue.
April 18, 2017 9:00 pm|
OMG!!! To get that reaction from readers in 55 words…that’s an achievement. Spine-chilling story.
April 18, 2017 9:25 pm|
OMG! truly as scary as it can be…I will be scared of dozing off in trains now!! 🙁
April 19, 2017 6:00 pm|
Oh! I’ve heard countless tales of organ-trafficking in India, but that train twist was an added “ouch” factor! How did you come up with that, Shilpa!
Btw, I just published my O post @ A to Z of Happiness: Optimism.
Do visit it.
April 20, 2017 2:40 pm|
That was scary! But again, it does happen.