Girls in a Dark Well : Short Fiction

Girls in a Dark Well
A Short Fiction

Girls in a dark Well

Girls in a Dark Well

An Introduction
The novella, “Girls in a Dark Well” is  a piece of short fiction written by Sajid Iqbal Khan. It is a unique story that prompts the readers to ponder on some hidden facts of human life. The story deals with the social issues and insecurities of young girls.  How innocent and angel-heated girls become prey of so called  holy businesses. The story focuses on a teenage girl entrapped by a gang who sells girls to prostitute houses and uses them to fill their pockets. The story runs in a smooth way without any subplots. Limited numbers of characters make it so simple to understand in first read. The story is in simple form and lucid language without any flashbacks. Its uniqueness lies in its present tense form that gives real time happening which appeals readers much more than the traditional form. 

Story of the Novella: Girls in a Dark Well

The novella, “Girls in a Dark Well” is based on the sufferings of an innocent girl in her teenage who fell in true love with a boy. The boy was not in love with her but he was making her his prey to sell her to a prostitute house in order to earn handsome amount of money. It was the first experience of the boy to do such a silly business, though he was guided by a well knitted gang. At last stage, the young boy also fell in love with the girl and changed his mind. But his partner sold her in a tricky way when the boy and girl were dating at his farm house. The boy struggles to find her in order to bring her back to his life. 

The story involves the suffering of the girl when she was sold to a prostitute house and how she spends few nights there and the struggles of the boy in how he plans to find her and brings her back. The struggles of a lonely boy against a strong web of villains makes it much interesting.  The readers hook their sympathies with the girl and the boy that run up to end of the story.

The boy explores the entire network associated with prostitution and startled the readers to know them with some strange, bitter, and hidden fact of routine day life. The story reveals the way prostitute house are in work in Asian context and insecurities of the girls entrapped in the prostitution web. The story carries a romantic tincture throughout the length. Although story involves four deaths but a happy ending. 

Note: The novella “Girls in a Dark Well” is a piece of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, institutes, places, events, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental.

16 thoughts on “Girls in a Dark Well : Short Fiction”

  1. ❤️❤️❤️Surprised by the unique story. It is not like traditional romantic stories, but a realistic picture of so called civilized society. ❤️❤️❤️


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