"But I only like that one", insisted the daughter.
"That wouldn't suit you", said the mother.
"You are only saying that because it is more expensive", argued the girl.
"That too", admitted the mother. "If I buy that, there would be no money left for accessories."
Privately, I agreed with the mother- the colour would not flatter the daughter. But I also knew the girl would only look good in a saree she loved.
"Come back tomorrow", I suggested. "Some of these sarees will be on sale."
A drabble is a story told in exactly 100 words.
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