Overcome with arrogance, the minister announced in the court itself, a lavish party to celebrate his son’s acquittal. She sat there, having lost everything, except her resolve. As the lawyer mulled over alternatives, she collected herself and left. The masked guests walked into the posh sea facing villa, expecting a good time. A shriek pierced the thick sea air scaring away the birds, as a mask hurled in the air and a lone shot fired. This shriek would haunt the minister for the rest of his life the way she couldn’t shut out her sister’s.

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