In a way, I saw in them what I had hoped to eventually see in myself. That I too would one day metamorphose into something greater, reborn into what I was meant to be.
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I knew he was marrying me for the money, the dowry. My only purpose in life, to be a good patni and beti. I tasted bitterness in my mouth. I was only as good as my dowry and I would follow it when it left.
But beyond the intricate story-telling and the mesmerizing near-death CGI scenes, I was pulled into the series for the same reason I was pulled into a career as a scientist. I needed to know the truth. Can scientists believe in an afterlife?