This Week on NIGHTMARE: "Dead Lovers on Each Blade, Hung" (Part 1) by Usman Malik

Published on 2018-11-07

Dead Lovers on Each Blade, Hung [Part 1] by Usman Malik

EXCERPT: Jee Inspector Sahib, he came looking for a missing girl in Lahore Park one evening in the summer of 2013, this man known as Hakim Shafi. It was a summer to blanch the marrow of all summers. Heat rose coiling like a snake from the ground. Gusts of evil loo winds swept across Lahore from the west, shrinking the hides of man and beast alike, and Hakim Shafi went from bench to bench, stepping over needles rusting in bleached June grass, and showed the heroinchies a picture.