New Year, New Place, New Hitches: Part 2

Continued from here:https://srijithv.com/2011/01/04/new-year-new-place-new-hitches-part-1/ Running out of options, we stood there confused and needled. Jose, in mean time have started making funny faces and even funnier noises out of irritation. I suggested to break open the glass door with the lighter in my hand and take off the lock. But Jose ruled out that option as he was not ready for taking another chance of getting injured by the broken glass pieces!  “You did it because you want me to send you back to Trivandrum!” – He kept uttering this sentence in between the long and loud hauling to grab attention of very few people walking along the lane 10 floors down. I was sure that if we wait for an hour, the workers in the adjacent building might come in our sight and we can get their attention. We just need to wait till their working hours. [if (reader == ‘jose’) skipThis(); ]Jose was nearly into a mentally broken stage and his voice started to sound more like a girl. In between, an old man walking through the back street heard Jose’s howling and noticed two young chaps in a balcony waving their hands. Wondering what would be the reason, he replied to our hand gestures. That traffic cop play went on for a minute and with a more confused mind, the man walked away. There went a slight...

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