He would marry her he resolved. He would wait for her until she finished her education and then marry her, Sameer studied the young girl as she flitted between guests: smiling, laughing, exulting in the attention she was receiving. He gazed at her slim arms, her dainty hands, her light smiling eyes, and her bountiful dark hair that cascaded down highlighting her fair skin. She was, in a word, lovely
Life is not always easy with beautiful girls, Sameer found out, especially when there were others vying for her charms.
Sameer’s parents had left him a substantial inheritance allowing him to live a leisurely life. He decided he would closely follow Tanya through puberty and into womanhood. If she satisfied the idol he had in his mind, he would marry her. No ‘Arranged Marriages’ for him – who would arrange it anyway?