Other boys stopped playing soccer with the freakish “unicorn boy.” Neighbors hurled insults and rocks at his family’s shanty. Then a classmate sprouted a horn. More cases erupted across India and soon the world. In just two years every human had a horn.
The doctor declared he had discovered a cure and fittingly wanted Kabir to be the first to lose his horn. Kabir declined. Better the weight of a unicorn horn than that of again being different from everyone else.