It was a rainy night, I remember asking my girlfriend to bring me some warm water, right before going to bed. It was one of those bleak and cold nights where the only thing a man is concerned about is keeping his feet warm and his head steady amidst the deafening sound of rain drops pounding on this tin garage roof.
Shrey : Wake up! Amit C’mon! Its been 6 hours and you haven’t even said a word , this is so unlike you, are you mad about something?
Me: What are you talking about? I JUST came to sleep! Did you even hear me when I asked you to bring me a warm bottle?
Shrey : What bottle? I think you are still hung over from last night! Anyways , get steady we have to get off as soon as the plane lands , the reception table for our hotel stays closed from 2 to 4 in the morning.
At this point I was freaking out, I had a thousand questions in mind, and it didn’t took me much time to realize that I was not in my bed anymore, there I was thousands of feet up in the sky, sitting at the window seat of a plane , confused , but my confusion only increased with time and soon turned into terror when I realized that the girl talking to me wasn’t even my own girlfriend. She had the exact same voice and was wearing the dress I bought for my girlfriend about 2 weeks ago. No doubt I was terrified but being as calm as I could possibly be, I decided to not lose my senses and checked my phone gallery which turned my life upside down. All the photos , literally all of them had her in them instead of the girl I was living with just about 5 minutes ago. I turned to her , she was getting all ready to get off, but I didn’t have a clue of what to do next.
Me : Sorry, ma’am but I think you have mistaken me for someone else.
That girl : Ma’am? Who are addressing as Ma’am Why are you acting so weirdly today? Stop fooling around and get ready.
I wanted to tell her that there must have been some misunderstanding. When suddenly everything seemed to get really quiet , and my vision started to get blurry and clumsy , when I heard in a familiar voice.
Shrey : Wake up! Its noon already and you’re still sleeping , don’t you remember we have to get to your friend Raul’s birthday party and then catch our flight before 4PM. All our friends especially organized this party in midday so we could attend it before leaving. Don’t you have any sense of responsibility in you?
And all of a sudden I was in my bed again. I was confused. Was all of that just a nightmare, but it all seemed so real. My mind was blowing up, I still had no idea what was happening, then I realized, this too is has to be a dream cause the last time I had seen Raul was 2 years ago. We went out on a trip after college as our last trip together , since he was going back to Spain after graduation. I looked at my phone and I couldn’t believe my eyes, the date said 15 Feb 2018, exactly 2 years ago.
Shrey: What is wrong with you? Get out of bed we have to go.
I wanted to explain but before I could utter anything I started feeling clumsy again. I felt like I’m passing out.
A couple of minutes , something even stranger happened, my mind was trying to comprehend the weirdness of the situation but it was just too much, I found myself sitting next to that girl on the plane again. How did I get here ? What’s going on? I asked myself. It was too much for me.
Then I saw her face , last time I was freaked out to see that she wasn’t my girlfriend but this time it was more than just that she seemed familiar, I remember her she was a girl I hung out with once 2 years ago. I wanted ask Why Was she here and why was I here but before I could clear everything up. It happened again .
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