They made the most unlikely couple much to everyone´s amusement.
Shruti was her grandfather´s pet amongst all his grandchildren. At an age when he was sure he would be long forgotten, Shruti´s love was endearing to say the least. She followed him everywhere around like Mary´s little lamb. In turn, he played every tune in the world to delight her to heart´s content.
Why did Shruti love Grandpa so much? Does love need a reason?
She was six when he died.
´I will be back!´
´Pinky promise? Else?´
´Liar, liar, Pants on fire´, he said before breathing his last.
She waited but he never showed up.
Shruti followed the haunting melody into Aarav´s room only to find him at the piano.
´Who played this song?´
Shruti looked into her son´s eyes and finally saw the glaring truth.
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