Short Story: Alfred

and how he saved my work, purpose, and sanity.

Every country I set foot in told me that fear is my right. That as a lone young woman, fear is the logical response to most things. So when a frail old man stumbled out of the taxi and hit the ground I did not jump to help. I crouched in fear.

The stillness of the German village Heimsheim jumps at outsiders. Especially if you…



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Sruthi Korlakunta

I write on tech, books, and lifestyle. | Data analyst | Made human by all the people who love me.