The world suddenly tilted. Even before Haneesha’s eyes snapped open, her ears registered the sudden silence in the car, as if everyone was holding their breath. Before she could lift her head from the lap of the girl sitting on her right, the car staggered on its wheels. She found her eyes level with the windows. Diagonal is the only word Haneesha can find to describe the way the highway looked as the Maruti Swift lurched towards the divider at over 120 kilometres per hour (kmph). The