(Romance? or Revenge?)
A tough chapter for me to write *sigh
Everyone was totally shocked seeing Khushi react in that way with Arnav. None had any idea that she will cling to him so openly and that too wrapping her lags around his waist.
Arnav stood rooted to his position holding her firmly in his grip. He was bewailed with her behavior. He had never experienced such a thing with a girl. The way she ran onto him, the way she wrapped her legs around him and the way she said "I missed you Arnav ji" surely gave a tiny glimpse of her warmth towards him. Despite of trying to shrug the very thought out of his mind, he failed to ignore her innocence due to her tears bathing his shoulders and her unusually warm breath alarming him of something which he was supposed to know but he is unaware off.
Not caring what others might have thought he slowly held her chin and pecked her lips. Reciprocating immediately to his kiss, she shyly hid her head in between his chin and chest while her artistic fingers gripped his shirt.
Without acknowledging the fact that elders and others were also there to welcome him, he walked straight towards their room, caring Khushi possessively in his arms.
She was still sobbing in his grip and holding onto him, she whispered, "Arnav ji, you did not miss me right?"
Arnav placed her on the bed carefully and looked at her.
Tear streams kissing her red chubby cheeks, her eyes pale yet having some glittery effect due to some excitement, some happiness which he failed to understand, her lashes totally soaked, she looked as if she as lost weight.
Cupping her face he was shocked to notice her skin unusually warm. Checking her forehead he was confirmed that she was having temperature.
"Khushi! Tumhe to bukhar hai?" (you have got fever?) Arnav singh Raizada, who never cared for anybody in his life, who never bothered to ask his own di when she was unwell, today don't know why he spoke to his wife with a tinge of concern in his voice.
Her eyes welled up seeing the expected concern in his pair. She cupped his face and kissed his nose "nahi Arnav ji, I am fine. Just that I was missing you so much, so maybe due to stress I got a little bit of temperature".
His encounters with other females were very different than that of his wife. he never got involved with them to this extent. By extent it means he always meant business. But with this female who is suppositely his wife, he was still to indulge himself into any intimate acts but still he did not know why this girl succeeded to leave an unknown mark on him.
His series of thoughts broke by a mere beep on his phone.
He released himself from her grip, which he failed to notice due to those thoughts lingering in his mind and stood up.
He check his phone' "I had the best time in my life till date. Hope to feel you again soon'urz GG"
His thoughts were now diverted on that ugly phase of his life, when he was left with no security after the death of his father. He and his family was about to come on roads. The lady almost exhausted all the money, which jointly belonged to RG (raizada's and gupta's) and he had no choice but to restrict it by indulging himself with her physically. He knew it very well, that woman wanted money and her only weakness was the three-letter word. He used it as a pawn to trap her and was successful in that. the more he started doing it with her, the more he became mechanical. To diversify himself he started to sleep around younger girls too. Slowly he started to take control over her with his charm and later he restricted her spending by limiting her salary and incorporating new rules in the office. He cleverly managed to stop her spending from office money by giving her access from his personal account by fixing the money in some projects.
From the phone his eyes traveled to the girl sitting on the bed waiting for her husband's attention.
"ya that's what this girl is upto" he thought. He brushed his messed up hair with his finger and thought "mrs Khushi singh Raizada, I am not a fool. I know what you and your mother is upto. I am still suffering for you and your mother. I still have debts to clear. I wont let you people to succeed in your motives. You and that bitch Gazal gupta have to pay heavy price for this. You cannot trap me in these innocent acts".
With that he walked towards her and picked her up in his arms. Feeling his arms on her she was initially perplexed but later she calmed herself down and asked him, "Arnav ji aap?"
"You missed me right?"
Khushi blinked her lashes and gave him a confused look seeing his eyes turning red.
"Are'you'ang'" he did not let her complete her sentence.
In no time her clothes were off and thrown in some corner of the room. She shyly covered herself with her hand as much as possible. But it was so sudden that she did not get any reaction time.
Without delaying further and without any intimation he tore her apart.
The pain she felt was stopped by his dominating kisses on her lips.
He paid no attention to her after myths of the course. And choose to relax himself down instead of hugging her and soothing out the hyper sensitive feelings.
He left her and went to the bathroom to get washed and change while she clutched the white bed sheet and tired to figure out what had just happened. Was she supposed to feel good about the fact that she had just now lost her most precious asset to her husband or was she supposed to feel sad that she never thought it would happen like this. Being a woman she could easily feel that her husband was doing it mechanically with her, without any feelings, without any love without any involvement. But she tried her level best to keep it as the best experience of her life, no matter how harsh he was, no matter how painful it felt, no matter he did not bother about her comfort at that point of time but she still felt special in his warmth.
He turned the shower and let the warm water cascade his physic to sooth his hormones.
Why he felt that she is too immature to get intimate with him? Why there was no response from her end? Why she felt tight? Why he felt that she was in pain? Why he felt she was not comfortable with him? Why he felt as if it was one of her initial ones?
"who cares" he brushed his concerns and was a little pissed with himself for feeling differently about this woman erm! Girl.
Khushi tired to get up from the bed but she immediately sat feeling a sharp pain in her lower abdomen.
"aaaH!" she cried while biting her lips "baba!" she cried again sensing the pain increasing due to her slightest movement.
A tear started rolling down her cheeks due to the uncontrollable pain that she was having. She touched her tear and felt bad that how can she cry after such a beautiful moment with her husband. Though it was not as beautiful as she always imagined it to be. But still it was her first after all.
The moment the pain took over her whole body she couldn't help but to cry her heart out mumbling "Arnav ji it hurts a lot" by her own seeing towards the closed door of the bathroom feeling lonely. She expected him to cuddle her. She expected him to hold her during her after myths, she expected him to be beside her. But, Sigh!
She slowly walked towards the recliner cover her body with the bed sheet and made herself comfortable in that.
She waited for Arnav to come and talk to her and whisper sweet nothing easing out her pain, which was now getting out of control. But to her disappointment nothing of that sort happened.
It was almost 45 mins past their session Arnav was still inside the bathroom. Her medicine was now kicking her badly. All thanks to payel who forced Khushi to take a paracetamol for her fever. It too helped her to ease that pain, but still she was uncomfortable due to the new change in her body.
Her hand was moving towards the effected area unconsciously and she kept on shifting. Slowly her vision started fading and after sometime she slept closing her eyes waiting hopelessly for her husband.
It was like a never-ending wait for her. God only knows whether from now onwards what her future nights hold for her???
Will she ever get the warmth that she deserves from her husband?
Will her husband ever make love to her?
Will she ever live upto her dreams?
Will her husband give her the respect that she deserves?
Will she ever make her husband believe how much she was effected negatively by tonight's act?
Will her husband continue like this with her???
Only time will tell
His eyes were fixed on the beautiful girl curled up in a lump on the recliner. Her long hair touching the floor, stress makes evident on her forehead. She was looking like an angel draped in white devoid of her wings.
He gazed her face for few more minutes and recollected her entirely. How beautiful she is, how beautiful her each and every part felt when he devoured her like a beast.
Her innocence written over her entire form. "But why she felt like a innocent kid?" he wondered. Is there something which he was not getting. Was he going overboard with her character analysis? "cannot be anrav singh riazada can never do any mistake and specially analyzing a person.
She must be like her mother or maybe cleaverer than her. Atleast her mother shows what she is. But this girl she is more cunning and dangerous. "as if I care what she is. For me she is just a tool to get back the lost reputation and also sheesh mahal" he thought cursing over her innocent face.
"I will never let you take away sheesh mahal from me" you daughter of a bitch.
Ignoring her he went towards the poolside. He did not know why he was restless. He should have been dead tired but it looked like sleep was very far off.
He lit his cigarette (smoking is injurious to health) slid one arm in his pocket and stared blankly towards the open sky. Embrassing the darkness, Embressing the killing silences.
Just then he heard someone whispering.
He tired to crane his neck to check who was it. It was quite late and raizada's always slept early. Then who was it?
He walked towards the otherisde of the pool and saw akash whispering over the phone sitting below the staircase, which connects to the terrece.
He noticed akash having a smile all along and a noticeable blush creeping his cheeks time to time.
Arnav did not want to disturb akash as he was very sure he was having some private talks and that to with a girl. After all Arnav was an experienced man. So what he never had an affair in his life but he knows all the tactics of woman. How they try to trap males.
He was about to leave when akash jumped out of his skin smelling the smoke around him.
Arnav too flinched on his response.
"Bhai?" akash bluntly disconnected the phone looking at his brother.
"You should never cut a call abruptly akash specially when you are in the verge of impressing a woman.
"Woman? N….o!" akash stammered getting caught on the wrong foot.
"akash! I am your brother and I have seen life 2 years more than you bro. so don't try to manipulate".
Giving up akash said, "please maa ko mat bata na".
Arnav lovingly patted him and said "don't worry".
Akash narrated his love story to Arnav and declared that if he ever marries eh will marry that girl only. To which Arnav just nodded and said, "I am with you bro, if I can do anything for you just let me know".
Arnav could feel his brothers anxity which was evident whlle he opened up in front of his brother about the girl.
The girl wasnot reach enough to meet upto their standard and lately how Khushi was treated in the family akash was all the more scared.
"Any problem bro?" Arnav asked.
"bhai, I don't think maa, nani and di will accept this".
Arnav inheld his the smoke and said, "why do you care? I am sure you will protect your wife".
"I will bro, but what will happen when I will be traveling. I don't want them to behave such rudely with my wife like they did with Khushi bhabhi".
Listen about "Khushi bhabhi" from akash's mouth Arnav was alart.
"Khushi? Whats with Khushi?" Arnav said frowning.
"Bhai, you know how di, and maa are. I don't blame nani because she has no control over these two females".
Akash narrated the whole story which happened during his absence and now everything was clear to him.
His blood was boiling hearing the treatment they had done to Khushi.
"How dare they?" he thought.
"she is my wife after all. What equation I have with my wife is my totally personal thing. No one has the right to insult Mr. Arnav singh Raizada. Are they forgetting that they cannot do away without me? Then how come they insult my wife?" he thought.
"until the Raizada tag is there with her, I will not let anymore to insult her. They have to respect my wife otherwise I will leave the house with Khushi and then I will see how they talk like that. Meye kuch bolta nahi iska matlab yeh nahi hai ki unlog ko jo marzi ho who kare" (I don't say anything to them, that doesnot mean they can do anything they want to).
"when they will feel the money crunch then only they will understand" he thought.
"Akash I will handle this don't worry. And you can marry who ever you want to. I am with you".