The Theme: the theme in the story is that you should never put trust into a stranger. This theme applies to this story because the mother whom lost her children, she puts her trust into Tayab someone whom she never really knew. But yet she found her self helpless and lonely and unable to speak.
How the theme applires to real life: in real life thisapplie to the story because many people decide to trust strangers they have met online, and maybe even agreeing to meet them not really knowing who they are or what they intend to do to you or others. This is one way many people get killed