Read Story: SEASON 1 EPISODE 10
Today was the last day of university
before our autumn break starts for one
week. Thank god, I really need some
time off. One another thing I was
thankful for was the fact that I won’t be
seeing the person I loathe the most but
frankly speaking I think we won’t be
crossing each others paths from now
on. Since last week, I haven’t seen Farid
and I heard some people saying that he
left for London and took an early break.
Anyways it’s not like any of this affects
When my class finished I packed my bag
and headed towards the third floor to
find Rafay. It’s time I should introduce
Rafay to Sobia.
I took him with me to her bakery and
let’s just say I did the right thing.
‘So you’ll be coming right?’ Sobia asked
Rafay. Sobia’s cousin is getting married
in Brighton and she wasted no time
‘You sure? I mean I don’t wanna make it
awkward by coming to your cousin’s
wedding’ He was smiling at Sobia the
entire time and I felt like such a third
wheel but I didn’t care. I was shameless
and was very much enjoying witnessing
them being all shy and cute with each
‘Oh common, I am going as well Rafay.
It’ll be so much fun’ I interrupted and
Sobia sighed in relief.
‘Yeah but you know her family yaar.’
‘So what you’ll get to know them too
and besides Sobia is taking care of
everything and she is allowed to invite
‘Fine, I’ll be there besides I love wedding
food’ He laughed.
‘Oh and don’t forget about the sweets’
Sobia bragged because she will be
preparing desserts for the wedding.
‘Won’t miss it for the world’ He winked
at her and she looked away instantly
We talked some more and after a while
Sobia’s mother also joined our company
and we chatted for hours and hours
until it was time for me to head home,
while Rafay decided to stay back a little
I got home and started packing my bag
for the wedding. I know almost
everyone in Sobia’s family and they are
just as sweet and welcoming as Sobia
and her mother. Since Sabir was busy
with his talent show and Ammi was
occupied with work, they weren’t able
This week at the wedding will be so
much fun. Food, music, gathering …all of
that is so up my alley. I packed my bag
with colorful traditional clothes and
since the wedding was totally in eastern
style, I usually packed Shalwar Kameez
When everything was done, I uploaded
my last assignment for the week and
drifted into sleep.
I woke up extremely late and Sobia was
already downstairs waiting for me. I
hurried to the bathroom took a quick
shower and slipped on a chunky black
sweater and brown jeggings. I said my
goodbye to Sabir and Ammi and lifted
my heavy bag and shoved it in the back
seat. We picked up Mariam auntie along
the way and headed straight to
It was my first time in Brighton and it
was way too beautiful. Sobia’s aunt lives
in a really nice house so she prepared a
separate room for us to stay in which
was very sweet of her.
‘Please make yourself comfortable Laila’
Sobia’s cousin, Saima said as she took us
the room Sobia and I will be sharing for
this entire week.
‘Thank you for inviting me to the
wedding Saima. I am so happy for you’
‘Oh common Laila, half of the time I
speak with Sobia she talks about you. I
feel like I already know you and she told
me how you and your mother helped
her and auntie Mariam out when started
her bakery’ She took my hand.
‘If you need anything Saima feel free to
let me know I am just like Sobia, please
‘Hmm okay well I have a henna
appointment and I need my bridesmaids
ready in twenty minutes’ She laughed.
‘You want me to be your bridesmaid?’ I
was way too excited at this point.
‘Of course darling, the more the
merrier…I’ll see two of you downstairs’
Saima closed the door on her way and I
started unpacking my bag with Sobia.
Saima insisted that I should also get my
henna done and even though I tried to
fight it, I had to give up at last and listen
to the bride. The henna looked stunning
and left such a beautiful dark colour on
The entire night, all of the family
members and other guests sang songs
and ate tons of food. It was seriously so
Before going to sleep I took out my
outfit for tomorrow and hung it inside
the closet. I bought it especially for this
wedding and it was stunning. I can’t
wait to wear it tomorrow. I am so glad I
am earning now and I can afford to buy
the things I want instead of asking
Ammi for money all the time.
‘Rafay will be here tomorrow’ I
reminded Sobia when she laid on the
bed next to me.
‘I know, I am feeling so nervous…I
shouldn’t have invited him like that, he
probably thinks I am crazy’
‘He doesn’t think you’re crazy Sobia, you
are crazy’ I chuckled and she slapped my
‘You’re the worst. You know how I am
with guys…I am not like you’ She said.
‘What do you mean? It’s good that you
aren’t like me Sobia and for your kind of
information I am not looking for a
‘The way you are I doubt any weak soul
will survive against your wittiness’
‘Stop thinking about my love life and
focus on yours. Rafay is a nice guy Sobia.
I am serious, think about it’
‘Of course I know that, even Ammi likes
him Laila and you know how picky she
is when it comes to guys for me’
‘I think he likes you’
‘You think so?’
‘Good’ we laughed.
‘Where is he going to stay though? The
wedding events will go on for three
days with Nikkah, Reception and after
party’ I asked her.
‘He said one of his friends lives close by
so he will be staying at his place’
‘A man with a plan, you are lucky Sobia’ I
winked at her and she blushed again.
‘Stop talking too much, I need my beauty
sleep’ She whined and turned her head
on the other side.
‘Okay miss future bride’ I laughed to
annoy her some more. This is so great; I
didn’t even have to try to get them
together. Two of my friends might
actually be falling for each other. It’s
going to be a great week.