In Games at Twilight by Anita Desai, what truth about life does Ravi discover?  

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This question does not have a happy answer.  "Games at Twilight" is wonderful story.  It's too bad that it ends on such a depressing note.  The life lesson that Ravi learns is that people are mean, life is full of disappointment, and a person's actions might be viewed as completely insignificant by other people.  

Ravi works so hard in the story to win the game of hide and seek.  He is dedicated to obtaining a victory over the bully, Raghu.  Ravi hides in a shed that he himself describes as "creepy."  He has to...

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