The Monsoon and Fireflies

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Akbar is a 19 year old Pathan youth living in Islamabad, Pakistan. In 2007, when the country is ruled by a dictator, Akbar experiences a summer that will change his life forever.

He is an average youth, the son of a clothes shop owner, studying for his computer engineering degree. He is struggling with normal problems faced by many youths in Pakistan at the time. Living in a divided society polarized by the rich and poor, extremists and moderates, Pathans and Punjabis, pro-west and anti-west he must choose which path he wishes to tread......

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The Monsoon and Fireflies

Submitted: December 08, 2012

Akbar is a 19 year old Pathan youth living in Islamabad in Pakistan. In 2007, when the country is ruled by a ductator, Akbar experiences a summer that will change his life forever.

He is an average youth, the son of a clothes shop owner, studying for his computer engineering degree. He is struggling with normal problems faced by many youths in Pakistan at the time. Living in a divided society polarized by the rich and poor, extremists and moderates, Pathans and Punjabis, pro-west and anti-west he must choose which path he wishes to tread......
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