This book features the evolution of a town from agriculture and trade to industry. It covers topics ranging from Bahadur Shah Zafar and partition to modern day India. It tells about seven women whose lives and loves are entangled, the curse which affected them, the men who loved them, the juggis which afflicted them and the labyrinth and catacomb which intrigued them. It covers an ornithologist's fight to protect his birds. The book also tells about the murder and trafficking of humans and the evil, which lurked behind the innocuous facade of a lingering town. It features one man's courage to overcome his circumstances and to protect his community and a daughter's battle to win the man she loves while discovering the father she thought she had lost.