Strangers

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Summary

Two friends who meet as strangers Based on story prompt - Imagine you're looking through a collection of short stories. One of the titles catches your interest. That's the story you want to read first. What might the title be? Invent a title that would make you want to read the story. Now, write a story to go with that title...

Genre:
Drama / Other
Author:
Views She Writes
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
1
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
13+

Short Story

Rebecca kept looking at the lady sitting across two aisles from her. Images of Alina kept flashing in her mind from her past, her childhood. Alina was her best friend in the entire world. There was nothing that those two did not share with each other. The most intimate, most embarrassing part of their lives were known to each other. Everyone who knew them looked at them like sisters. They were joined at the hip.

The two of them had dreamed a life together. They had decided they would marry two guys who were just as best friends as they were, so they could keep their friendship strong even after marriage. They took the same course for graduation in the same college so they could be roommates. There was nothing that could separate them until that fateful day.

That day, their graduation results were declared. Rebecca had passed with distinction while Alina had failed. Although they had seen a lot of success and failures together, this one took Alina away. They actually got separated overnight. One day Alina was talking to Rebecca and telling her how upset she was, and from the very next day, Alina stopped attending any of her calls. Rebecca tried everything - called their common friends, spoke to her family - but Alina refused to speak with Rebecca. It has been forever since the incident, but Rebecca still misses her best friend. Of course she has moved on and has new best friends now, but somethings can not be replaced.

Rebecca was pulled out of her reverie when Jack came and kissed her. Her husband’s warm touch was enough to fill the emptiness in her heart. She looked lovingly at her husband for 2 years as he took the baggage and started towards the Gate. Her flight was being announced. Just as she was about to follow her husband, she happened to glance back at the lady again. Alina was looking right at her. Rebecca stopped for a moment, hoping she would come to greet her or at least spare a smile for her long lost best friend. But none of that happened. Alina glanced away just as quickly but for a fraction of second, Rebecca saw guilt and regret in her eyes. It felt like closure to her. Rebecca locked her eyes with those of her husband’s, which was full of love for her, and moved on in her life. Maybe it was no body’s fault. But the-once-best-friends are now Strangers for Life!

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Max Cameron: I really enjoyed this book.I would have liked to see more of Dominic's p.o.v. I am looking forward to the next book.

Minerva Juliette: This is a really sweet Christmas story with some lovely fireworks 🎆 🎇 Gives you the true Christmas feeling even when you read it in July! @linzvonc is an amazing writer and I enjoy every story she writes to the Max.

teresajovi: I cant put this book down!!!

Harleen: I loved how it turned out to be ....however I felt it was a bit rushed...but the plot overall was heart felt

Alexandria: I really liked the book I didn't really care for how her family treated her but overall it was a really good book I would recommend it to my friends also even though the book was confusing at first and some parts in the middle because the names would change and it did get kinda confusing but if t...

Ellida Yngente: Enjoyable read so far . Nice leading characters and good contemporary plot .

apploveito: Cara is confident about her own body. Didn't want to be just someone else's pleasure by hurting herself. And Lucas was trying to be mature for not forcing the relationship, realizing that it needs more time to think. No rush. Good job!

Sheila: Ok the parents in this story have me mad with all that poor girl is going threw, hope they get their stuff together & this girl opens her eyes & leave his house his parents suck big time.

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Sash Gaffoor: Absolutely love this plot and the story has me hooked, looking forward to reading more

astaraxy: The authour represents emotions and setting perfectly! Wonderful grammar, I already know the second installment will be amazing!

Serenia Newton: Amazing story. Can't wait for the next book. Congrats on getting it published

Deign Pen: Very Interesting. I suggest you join NovelStar’s writing competition this April.

Deign Pen: I have already been recommending this book to everyone I know. You can broaden your audience by publishing your story on NovelStar Mobile App.

skryfvirmarian1: This story is very true to life,the characters and description of scenery is very vivid and interesting, the way of speaking to one another realistic !

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