Vishal was born and brought up in Varanasi, India. He writes codes in C/C++ for living and writes fiction stories mostly while commuting for office in the Delhi Metro. He enjoys spending time in the parallel world and lives the lives of characters he create in his mind. Apart from developing software and writing short stories in English and Hindi, Vishal spends time playing flute and reading history books. Images and sketches are by Attri Chetan, a final year student at Balasore Art and Crafts College, Odisha.