Rapunzel and her Moonlight


RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 1) - The starlit night

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​She looked out of her window into the vastness of the universe. She gazed into the darkness of the night and spoke to the starlight adorning the sky. She looked at the moon and wondered at her glory. The midnight sky smiled back at her opening her arms wide to welcome her within....

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 2) - The bright morning

​"You are mistaken Mam, I was just........" ​"Having a look at my ornaments, were you?" ​"No! I was............" ​"Thats okay," came the sinister voice again," you can take whatever you want. I am pretty generous with all my staff." ​Not knowing what to do or say, she slowly closed the cupboard and walked up to the lady. ​"I called you for some work," said the lady, "a young girl of your age should be working the whole time....

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 3) - Keep it hidden

​Ragini was busy cleaning Ms. Manya's room once she had left. No one else was allowed in her room. She had been working for Ms. Manya for quite some time now. She dusted the bookshelf and replaced the withered flowers with fresh ones. She opened the curtains to let the sunlight in. She arranged the books and newspapers neatly and then she finally fed the little poodle. ​"My turn now," she said, "lets see whats left in the kitchen." ​"Where did this come...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 4) - Ragini meets her little companion

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​The weather was at its best. The winds were howling but there were no signs of rains. The leaves of the trees whispered their rustling sounds while the nightingale sang her peaceful song. The lush green grass welcomed her footsteps and the trees bowed down to her. ​She...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 5) - Creative expressions

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​"And now," spoke Mrs. Anupriya, the art teacher, "I welcome you all. Thank you so much for choosing your love for art." ​Everybody smiled and sat patiently on the soft green grass as the dried leaves falling from the trees graced the beautiful setting....

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 6) - A strange guest

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. ​Ms. Anita settled in her room and began to unpack her stuff. She pulled out a dagger packed in a golden case, an ancient looking diary, a wooden box which was protected by a miniature lock, a red shawl and from underneath all her stuff she pulled out an envelope. ​"I guess," she said, "that this week shall be an exciting...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 7) - The foggy night

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​The night was foggy and one of the streetlights had gone off. The streets were dark and the road was damp. The dogs were barking and almost everyone was inside their homes. ​Ragini was waiting for Ms. Manya to arrive. Her work was over only when Ms. Manya went to bed. She...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 8) - A bitter start

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​Dreams are the visions of hope adorned with faith and truth. They are drawn by purpose, coloured by imagination and hung on the walls of heart. They are like doorways leading to a palace of love. ​Ragini's dreams were the secret to her cheerfulness. She was unaffected by...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 9) - The sparkle of hope

​As she walked into the classroom slowly proceeding towards her desk, her eyes caught sight of a beautiful portrait which hung on one of the walls. A young girl wearing a cotton saree with her head covered and bowed down, sewing and smiling, her hands adorned with what looked like bracelets, her eyes looking as if they were brimming with tears. It seemed to her that the girl in the painting was sewing the life of her dreams. Ragini stood there admiring the beauty of the wonderful piece...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 10) - Thorn pricks

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​She drew the stem first and continued as she drew the thorns. Sharp, rough and large, she drew them with full attention. Erasing and smudging, creating with her imagination she drew them in honor of her fears. She thought of the harsh words she would often hear, she had...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 11) - I believe in miracles

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​The night grew darker and again it started to rain. The sounds of raindrops falling on the rooftops, the winds howling and the clouds roaring spiked up the eerie ambiance of the already mysterious night. The power cuts became worse and even the streetlights had gone off....

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 12) - Miserable times

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. ​With pain and anger rising up in her heart, she drew. One petal, then another and then another. No, it wasn't perfect. It wasn't her best piece of work, but she went on. She drew again, slower this time and then again and again. Although she felt really bad and discouraged, but she still went on drawing. She had cried over it, cursed...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 13) - Being grateful

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. "And now, whats this?" Ragini found an envelope lying on the floor as she was cleaning Ms. Manya's room. ​She picked it up and placed it on the desk where her eyes caught side of an old diary. For some reason, she felt worried. She felt as if there was something dark and dangerous in the vibes around. ​"I guess I am...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 14) - Red roses and a friend's advice

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. ​"And today, we shall fill our art with colours," Mrs. Anupriya announced excitedly, "I hope everyone has their colours with them." ​"I will colour it pink," said Palak looking at her drawing, "its my favourite colour. What about you Vividha?" ​Vividha looked at her picture and said, "I prefer...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 15) - Visiting the marketplace

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​The rains had started again. The weather was again changing rapidly. The winds blew and shook the branches of the trees. Once again, the sounds of thunder filled the atmosphere. ​The woods looked pretty scary. Ragini was afraid of snakes coming out and causing trouble....

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 16) - The rainy night

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​Finally, Vividha and Palak arrived home. They had stopped at the local store to buy some groceries and other materials of daily use. It was already dark when they returned. ​"Now how many times have I told you to return before the sunset," shouted their mother....

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 17) - Love and Delight

​Please note that this story id purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​"Now this is really delicious," said Mrs. Aradhana tasting the soup. ​"The vegetables were really fresh," said Mr. Vikram "and we have quite a lot of spices left this week." ​"Thats splendid," said Mrs. Aradhana. ​"I wonder,"...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 18) - The storm strikes

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​Ragini sat down in the garden close to the roses. It was drizzling and cold winds were blowing. She picked up her handkerchief which lay in her lap using it to wipe her tears which didn't seem to stop as she recalled all that had happened at the breakfast table.  ​"Why...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 19) - Doubting miracles

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​"I will draw and paint and then maybe...",  said Ragini. ​She was having a conversation with Mrs. Aradhana in the kitchen. ​"Come on dear," said Mrs. Aradhana, "you are a talented artist but none of your work will sell. You cannot make a...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 20) - Worry, money and prayers

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​"Okay, so you are going to work here and take no money for it," one of the housemaids asked Ragini. ​Ragini was in no mood to talk to them. She silently walked out of the kitchen and went to her room. On her little desk, there were idols of Lord Ganesha,...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 21) - Embrace the divine will

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictious manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​ You are perfect the way you are. You are infinitely loved and supported. You are entitled to all the glories of the universe. I do not ask...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 22) - Bliss and peace

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictious manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​It was a pretty cold day. There were power cuts all over the town. In the classroom there was no electricity. Lanterns had been arranged at...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 23) - Colours of hope

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictious manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​The divine will serves all souls. Many times we don't get what we wish for. We are faced with situations we never wanted to come across. Faith...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 24) - Finding my tribe

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictious manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​You deserve all that you wish for. The world tells you that you are not educated enough, talented enough, pretty enough or smart enough. But hear...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 25) - The Goddess consoles

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental.We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​Its not always easy to go with the flow. Things may not go as you want, people may betray your trust and you maybe judged at all times. But worry not...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 26) - Your own inner genie

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a result of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​As far as she could see, the softness of the setting sun spread her grace. As she swiftly continued on her path, the glowing woods welcomed her...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 27) - Fairytales and unicorns

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​"Do you believe in fairies?" asked Palak looking adoringly at Ragini and Vividha. ​Vividha smiled pleasantly as she picked up her paintbrush....

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 28) - Beauty in simplicity

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​Ragini sat down on the floor close to her window. The moonlight sparkled into her room and came to rest on her bed. She closed her eyes and inhaled...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT (Chap 29) - Facing the truth

​Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​With all her hopes broken and all her dreams shattered, as she wept through the glory of the mystical night, the whispers of her heart grew louder...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT Chap 30- To you from me

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​With Mrs. Aradhana and Mr. Vikram having left the house, Ragini's workload had increased tremendously. She worked hard to keep up with all the stuff...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT Chap 31- Loving advice

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​"She is a real witch!" yelled Ragini as she made her way into the garden again," how can someone be so bitter and annoying the whole time....

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT Chap 32- New visitors

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​The train arrived at the platform at its scheduled time. All the passengers were slowly walking out. It was two hours past midnight and the weather was really...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT Chap 33- The truth about letting go

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​ Let go of the fear. Let go of all doubts. Let go of the need to make it happen. Let go of the pain. Let go of the judgement. Let go of the...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT Chap 34- The wisdom of the Goddess

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​ Those who believe shall receive. The stars do appear as tiny dots adorning the night sky but they truly are celestial beings each with their own...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT Chap 35- A little more

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a result of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. ​Vividha arrived at Ms. Manya's house early that morning. It was pretty cold and she was shivering. She walked in slowly and sat down near the roses. She was pleased to see that Ragini had already placed all the required stuff in a small cardboard box beside the bushes. ​She slowly took off her...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT Chap 36- Smile for them

​ Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​Ragini woke up listening to the melodious sounds of the nightingale as she saw the the beginning of a beautiful new day. ​She picked up her book and...

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RAPUNZEL AND HER MOONLIGHT Chap 37- Divine protection

Please note that this story is purely a work of fiction and all names, characters, places, events and locales are either a product of the author's imagination or used in a fictous manner. Any resemblance to any event and/or person living and/or dead is purely coincidental. We do not intend on offending any race, religion or community. ​"Now this is all you do the whole day," Ms. Manya shouted angrily at Ragini," why is there so much sugar in my tea? And why are...

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