Hi. My name is Lakshmi. I was born in Celyon in 1916.
I'm Aunty Pani. Marry your daughter to my cousin. he's rich in malaya. she'll live in big house, and live happily.
The story begin with Lakshmi. a young Tamil girl in her teens born in 1916 and raised in Ceylon. Her father was an alcoholic while her mother was descended from wealth family.
She got her first menache at early of 14. At this age, Aunty Pani started to convince her mother to let her get married. Aunty Pani offered her cousin, wich was believed to be rich and living in a big house at a rich land called Malaya. Lakshmi's mother accepted the proposal.
At age 14, Lakshmi was married to Ayah, who is 23 years older and also a widower with two children.Ayah was a giant man with small black eyes.