In Kathmandhu, a hardworking youth is tired of being a lightweight.
Raghu's only thought is to fill out and win the affection of Neela.
But is it wise to neglect the gods?
urban fantasy story 3,500 words
The Sweet Teeth of God
"You’re like your uncle. What a sorry excuse for a husband I got. He was so skinny he ended up breaking like the lead in a pencil. The girls like a good rounded man, they always have." I stared at my aunt’s appallingly satisfied smile and wondered if my uncle Jyoti really had died by snapping in two. It might have been his only answer to a wife’s taunting disparagement: a single-minded hunger strike whittling him down to the dryness of a stick, until one day....