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For Yaksha grew faster than any child in the history of our village, and when I was fifteen years of age, he was already, in stature and education, my age, although he had been born only eight years earlier.
I was fifteen, that Yaksha started to go out of the way to talk to me.
I accepted these gifts reluctantly because I felt as if one day Yaksha would want something in return, something I would not want to give.
I asked my father about it, but he said that we could not hold Yaksha to blame.
By then Yaksha was ten and looked twenty, and if he was not the leader of the village, few people doubted that he would be in charge soon.
He had watched Yaksha grow up with pride, no doubt feeling personally responsible for the birth of this wonderful young man.
He told me not to say anything to the others, that he would ask Yaksha to leave the village quietly and not come back.
At the ceremony honoring his death I broke down and cried out the many things that had happened the night Yaksha had been born.
In that moment Yaksha became my lord, and I cried for him instead of for Vishnu.
Yet the dream I just had, of Amba and Rama and Yaksha, of the beginning, is the one I find the most painful.