Leela's Surrender

By Reva Venkata

On a flight again to India, Leela didn’t count on to be seated subsequent to her long-lost formative years good friend Anil, now a good-looking and strong businessman. Strong-willed and fiercely autonomous, Leela has equipped a lifestyles in another country all on her personal. yet as challenge after challenge faces her in India, Leela has no selection yet to show to Anil. Leela is familiar with she is jogging into risky territory by way of accepting Anil’s aid. yet as each glance and each contact attracts her nearer and toward Anil, can she guard her center and her self reliant existence?

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Regardless of the haze of alcohol, she may possibly experience Anil had whatever vital to assert. “You didn’t give up your fellowship but, correct? I suggest, now not formally. ” “Not precisely. I suggest, Dr. Hubbart requested me to attend till Thursday. yet don’t fear. My plan is to be performed with all of it via the tip of the subsequent week. after which, we either can be again at the airplane to India. Amma and Ragini Aunty have already prepared for the marriage rite on the Vishwanath Temple in Shriramgiri. It’s an auspicious time, in response to the astrologer that Ragini Aunty consulted. ” “I’m happy you didn’t hand over your fellowship. You don’t need to. ” Leela frowned hesitantly. “What do you suggest? ” “I bought a suggestion final week, correct when you left to come back to San Francisco. one of many most sensible enterprise capital companies within the Bay quarter has made a proposal to take a position in my new Singapore enterprise. I don’t want their cash to make it paintings, yet they truly are looking to join it. So I’m getting their capital on very favorable phrases. one of many phrases contains a complete partnership of their enterprise. ” shocked, Leela sat again. “So…you suggest, you may be dependent right here? ” “For the fast term,” Anil spoke back. “You bear in mind Tarun Seth? That evening at your house in Shriramgiri, I had a videoconference with him and my leader secretary, Sandya. good, I’m placing him in direct cost of the Singapore undertaking. He’ll be my new leader Operations Officer now. I’ve by no means quite had a COO sooner than, yet it’s time to have one. ” Leela stared at Anil in surprise. “Wait a minute. Do you suggest Creighton Adamson? The company that’s been calling you nonstop for the earlier few months? ” Anil nodded. “Right. You’ve obtained a very good reminiscence, Leela. ” Leela frowned a bit. “But wait a minute, Anil. You stated earlier than that you simply didn’t are looking to do a partnership with them, that you just like working your individual ventures. Are you certain this is often what you need to do? ” “I am sure,” Anil responded. “I’m lovely absorbed in my corporation, yet I’ve discovered over the last few weeks that I’m going to be targeting different issues within the following couple of years. We’re going to be a family members, Leela. I can’t continue doing every little thing on my own, twenty-four hours an afternoon. I’m going to need to delegate. now not every thing after all, yet a few of it, at the very least. ” “I can’t think this,” Leela spoke back, pleasure commencing to path via her. “So…I can end my fellowship? ” “Yes. certainly. And there’s extra. ” Anil took a sip of water ahead of carrying on with. “I’ve additionally been provided an assistant lecturer place on the Stanford college university of industrial. they need me to educate a path approximately ‘Health Care Entrepreneurship within the constructing global’ or anything like that. I’ll most likely sign up for that too. I won’t need to commence instructing till the spring semester. I informed them the autumn used to be most unlikely. ” regardless of the fun of having the ability to complete her fellowship, Leela used to be hesitant. Anil used to be making a few drastic adjustments – all due to her. “Anil, this is often awesome. It’s every little thing I dreamed of. yet are you ok with all of this? Or are you now not ok with this, yet you’re doing it besides as a result of me?

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