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Some candles that you don't want to burn

What if someone gifts you candles? One might argue that gifts are not meant to be burned. Fair enough. But what if your country has abundant power cut that you are compelled to light those candles in case of an emergency? To relish gifts, may well depend upon the person who gifted it. If one likes the person that gifted the presents then there is a fair chance of gifts being cherished and saved for future no matter what.
Today, as I was going through my old stuffs, I found this wonderful gift which was almost forgotten by me. Some two and a half years ago, I got a surprise gift from one of the people whom I admire the most. Yes, I got candles. Artistic, handmade beautiful candles of different shapes and sizes. There were three of them and each was equally lovely.
The candles came in a box labelled as 'To my dearest brother' and there was also a letter in it. Before I could open it, there was another message in the box - 'Smile before you open the letter'. That message …