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Breath of Eternity

Breath of Eternity


* * He then paid his attention to Lord Hamzah. The Sultanate Treasury had nothing to do with the agreement between Syaikh Fatih and Lord Obaid; neither did he care for Lord Zubair’s view. He had an opinion of his own. Contrary to the response of most members of the Court, Lord Hamzah was not … Continue reading

Morning Saunter

Morning Saunter


* * Jalaluddin’s morning saunter had led him to the greenery in the outskirt of Konya. He reached into the river that stretched before him and washed his face until his beard and white robe’s neckline were soaked. He thought that everything must have gone well with his disciple Nasheva. But even when such certainty … Continue reading

Morning in Cairo

Morning in Cairo


* * Outside, the clouds were rapidly sailing in the vast ocean of azure sky, while cool breeze blew from the north as if reminding people, animals, and plants of the arrival of a new season. Soon after dressing up, both Nasheva and the Princess had breakfast. They then went into the chariot that had … Continue reading

One Night in St James Park

One Night in St James Park


* * * “Whassup, cute girl?” a stranger tried to grab Isabella’s shoulder in one dark midnight. “Argh!” Isabella screamed and ran. No one seemed to hear her screaming there near London Metro, so she kept running until she found a taxi and went home. Every time Isabella remembered that horrifying experience she was upset. … Continue reading

Francois and Fishing

Francois and Fishing


* * * It was Friday night, and Francois was in his office, engulfed in deep frustration. Jean Luc, who had been Francois’ friend for ten years, gave him a friendly call, “What are you doing tomorrow?” “Nothing.” “Let’s go fishing. We haven’t done it for ages.” Francois was elated and accepted the invitation. After … Continue reading

In Pursuit of Your Beloved

In Pursuit of Your Beloved


***** **** *** ** * In pursuit of your beloved often you are only interested in one who speaks with a golden tongue, as you think they are able to keep up with your sayings * Do not merely seek one who is able to keep up with your sayings, but seek one whose heart … Continue reading

War and Small Nations

War and Small Nations


* * * Once, high above a pasture, where a sheep and a lamb were grazing, an eagle was circling and gazing hungrily down upon the lamb. And as he was about to descend and seize his prey, another eagle appeared and hovered above the sheep and her young with the same hungry intent. Then … Continue reading

Are You Going to Kill Me?

Are You Going to Kill Me?


* * * “Are you going to kill me?” abruptly she asked when I came with a knife in my right hand. “If I have to,” I replied with a grin, finding my way to get closer to her. She raised her eyebrows, trembling in fear. She must have been thinking that this lovely evening could be … Continue reading