""A cold moth with unusually dense dorsal tufts landed lightly on Rahel’s heart. Where its icy legs touched her, she got goosebumps. Six goosebumps on her careless heart. A little less her Ammu loved her"."

After Ammu says this Rahel, it replays in her head over and over again as it has hurt her feelings a lot. Rahel wishes her mum loved her as much as she used to and regrets ever saying the rude comment to her mother as she now loves her less after she said it.