As a foetus in his mother’s womb, he had heard enough stories about how to enter, exit and destroy various battle formations. He had also heard about the famed Chakravyuha formation albeit only as to how to enter it. His uncle Krishna had prevented his father from explaining how to actually destroy this particular formation.
And when he was sixteen, the war began. His role here would be spoken of for centuries to come.
On the twelfth day of the war, fighting for his life in the Chakravyuha, Abhimanyu felt more alive than he had ever felt before, truly alive.
This post has been written for the Write Tribe – 100 Words on a Saturday – 4 prompt, albeit this has been written on a Wednesday 😀 The prompt was to write a 100 word post for the concept “truly alive“.