It was all over the news now. My fears had come true. As much as I wanted myself to believe that nothing was going to happen, here it was-the stark reality. I saw the hysteria in the trains and wondered if I should be considering my options to travel as well. No. I can’t let this happen. I can’t let rumors get to me.
But that evening, I switched off my computer early and headed home. Earlier my father had called me up and with the obvious worried voice he was trying to hide, he had instructed me to head home early. Walking along the now unintimidating buildings outside my office, I could sense urgency in my step. “I am scared.”