Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2009: 55 Word Flash Fiction Contest Entry 2: Theme - Cheating
First-time-in-the-city-for-treatment-pocket-got-picked-badly-need-money-to-go-home. Mohit has been far too long in Mumbai to fall for that routine. The disease was supposedly severe chest pain. Thankfully the cure-all-snake oil seller was just a stone's throw away. “Dawa nahi saab, paisa!” she croaked.