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The bleeding HAND


By Keyur PorechaPublished 22 days ago 5 min read

Chapter 1: The Descent into Despair

[Scene opens in a dimly lit room. A woman, Maya, is sitting on the floor, surrounded by scattered photographs and empty bottles. Tears stream down her face as she clutches a letter in her trembling hands.]

Maya: (Whispering) How did it come to this? How did I lose everything?

[Maya's phone buzzes, but she ignores it. She stares at a bottle of pills on the table, contemplating her next move.]

Maya: (Sobbing) I can't do this anymore. There's no way out.

[Just as she's about to reach for the pills, her phone rings again. The screen shows an unknown number. She hesitates but answers the call.]

Maya: (Voice shaky) Hello?

Stranger: (Calmly) Hello, Maya. My name is Gabriel. I know this might seem strange, but I felt compelled to call you. Are you okay?

Maya: (Surprised) Who are you? How do you know my name?

Gabriel: (Gently) I promise I'm not here to harm you. I just want to help. Please, don't do anything rash.

[Maya, overwhelmed by a mix of fear and curiosity, puts the pills down.]

Maya: (Softly) I don't know why, but... thank you.

Chapter 2: The Stranger's Support

[The next morning, Maya wakes up to find a text message from Gabriel. It’s a simple message of encouragement.]

Gabriel's text: "Good morning, Maya. Remember, each day is a new beginning. Stay strong."

[Maya reads the message, feeling a glimmer of hope. She starts her day with a bit more determination.]

Maya: (To herself) Maybe today will be different.

[Throughout the day, Maya receives more messages from Gabriel, each one filled with positivity and support. She begins to respond, sharing her thoughts and feelings.]

Maya: (Typing) Thank you, Gabriel. Your messages mean a lot. I’ve been struggling so much lately.

Gabriel: (Text reply) You're not alone, Maya. I'm here for you. One step at a time, we'll get through this together.

Chapter 3: A Spark of Hope

[Weeks pass, and Maya continues to communicate with Gabriel. She starts to feel a sense of connection and hope she hasn't felt in a long time.]

Maya: (On the phone) Gabriel, I don’t know how to thank you. You've helped me more than you know.

Gabriel: (Gently) You’re doing all the hard work, Maya. I’m just here to remind you of your strength.

[Maya begins to take small steps to improve her life. She cleans her apartment, starts exercising, and even goes for a walk in the park.]

Maya: (Breathing in fresh air) This feels... good. I forgot what it felt like to be outside.

Chapter 4: Unveiling the World

[Maya starts to explore the world around her, finding beauty in nature and the simple things in life. She begins to read books on spirituality and self-discovery.]

Maya: (Reading) "The universe is a vast and mysterious place, filled with wonders beyond our understanding."

[Inspired, she texts Gabriel.]

Maya: (Text) Gabriel, I've started reading about the mysteries of the universe. It's fascinating.

Gabriel: (Text reply) That's wonderful, Maya. The more you explore, the more you'll find. Keep seeking, and you'll uncover incredible truths.

Chapter 5: The Inner Transformation

[Maya's newfound positivity leads to significant changes in her life. She reconnects with old friends, starts a new job, and feels a sense of purpose returning.]

Friend:(Surprised) Maya, you look amazing! It's like you’ve come back to life.

Maya: (Smiling) I feel like I have. It's been a long journey, but I'm finally starting to see the light.

[Maya's inner transformation also leads to physical changes. She feels more energized and vibrant each day.]

Narrator: (Voiceover) As Maya delved deeper into her spiritual journey, her psyche and body underwent profound changes, reflecting the light that now shone within her.

Chapter 6: The Coma

[One day, Maya collapses suddenly and is rushed to the hospital. She falls into a deep coma, her body reacting to the intense changes within her.]

Doctor: (To Maya’s friends) She’s in a coma. We’ll do everything we can, but it’s up to her now.

[Maya's friends and family gather, praying for her recovery.]

Friend: (Tearfully) She was doing so well. How could this happen?

Narrator: (Voiceover) Maya’s body, overwhelmed by the seismic shifts within her psyche, entered a state of deep rest, grappling with the transformation taking place.

Chapter 7: The Other Side

[In her coma, Maya finds herself in a dreamlike realm, confronted by ethereal beings and visions of her past.]

Maya: (Looking around) Where am I? What is this place?

Voice: (Echoing) You are in the space between worlds, Maya. Here, you will find the answers you seek.

[Maya is guided through her memories, understanding the pain and fears that once held her back.]

Maya:(Tearfully) I see it now. I see what I need to let go of.

Voice: (Gently) Let go, Maya. Embrace the light within you.

Chapter 8: The Final Transformation

[Maya's body lies in the hospital, her hands stained with blood as a symbol of her internal struggle. In the dream realm, she confronts her deepest fears and finally releases them.]

Maya: (Resolutely) I release you. I forgive myself.

[A bright light surrounds her, and she feels an overwhelming sense of peace and liberation.]

Narrator: (Voiceover) Maya's spirit transcended the earthly realm, her transformation complete, her soul illuminated by the divine light.

Chapter 9: The Revelation

[Maya’s spirit encounters Gabriel, who reveals his true identity as a divine manifestation of God.]

Maya:(Amazed) Gabriel... you’re not just a stranger, are you?

Gabriel: (Smiling) No, Maya. I am a messenger of the divine, sent to guide you on your journey.

Maya: (Overwhelmed) Thank you for everything. You've saved me.

Gabriel: (Gently) You saved yourself, Maya. I merely showed you the way.

Chapter 10: Eternal Peace

[Maya’s spirit ascends to a realm of light, where she is welcomed by demi-gods and surrounded by divine grace.]

Demi-God: (Welcoming) Welcome, Maya. You have journeyed far and earned your place among us.

Maya: (Smiling) I feel at peace. Thank you.

Narrator: (Voiceover) In the realm of the blessed, Maya found eternal peace and the radiance of divine grace, her spirit forever free and illuminated.

[The story ends with Maya’s spirit embracing the light, a symbol of redemption, spiritual awakening, and the power of divine intervention.]


About the Creator

Keyur Porecha

A deep thinker, analyser, researcher who loves to explore the unknown facts and insides of a topic. Love creating short stories which may be a good tool to love reading for the active readers who like stories and get inspired as well.

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