Here’s a short alternate universe story I wrote this Holi.
Black and white.
Those were the names of the two colours that he could perceive. The other colours were just shades of them mixing with each other. Different shades of grey, they called it. The darkest shade was black and the lightest was white. The other shades were insignificant, not worth noticing; just like everyone he had ever met in his life.
Another stressful day in his office made Micheal wonder how he was going to complete the ginormous task in front of him. He leaned back on his chair, closed his eyes and listened to the dull whirr of the air conditioner. A knock on his door startled him. Andrea, the assistant, peeked in. “Sorry to disturb,” she said “But the manager wants to see you now.”
Michael sighed and got up. Andrea escorted him through the long corridor to the manager’s cabin. “It’s a beautiful day!” she said…
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