It was neither Chief’s business nor the business of other humans that the daytime finally and bitterly gave up, after a complex and everyday battle with the invasion of the nightfall. The Chief of Africa naturally ignoring this daytime’s trouble finished telephoning; and started back to his table, placed at the end of the VIP … Continue reading Excerpt from a Novel “Malcolm.”
“So we wait till maybe ten O’clock,” she said. “Give me his number.” “No,” I said. “When you’re ready let me know. I want to be there when you call him.” My sister nodded. “Okay then,” and she got up. “Let me go and eat, I am hungry.” It wasn’t that I did not … Continue reading The Quandary 4
Tope rolls to his left on the bed and swings his hand into the puddle of water. His eyes immediately shoot open like a morphine induced prize racehorse and he scrambles to a position where his knuckles and knees are on his flat foam. Tope gives off a hiss worthy of a Sound D-Box trophy … Continue reading Tope’s Bad Day
‘URUSHI’: An unpleasant feeling of anxiety or apprehension caused by the presence or the anticipation of danger. ONE Folu retrieved the large bunch of keys from the bet hole in the chinos trouser he was wearing. It had been a very hectic and an exhausting day for him. The rain that started pouring almost at … Continue reading ‘URUSHI’- Akanbi Albert Afeso
The alarm on the chest to her bed rang, it was already 5:40 am and so the day’s activity led to begin. She slowly got out of bed and fell to her knee’s to pray. Reluctantly, Neon walked over to the kitchen to prepare breakfast for her kids who would be up in no time. … Continue reading The Single Parent
Is love really stronger than pain? *** I’m a book that holds the dearest of men’s secrets. Man is like a moon with a dark side which he hides from everyone. But I can see these dark sides because he usually confides in me. I will tell you a secret today, not because it is … Continue reading Pink And Black Kampala
“Sebi I tell you say this job go change our lives forever?” Virus said and let out a nefarious cackle as he paused from taking a huge bite at what remained of the roasted chicken thigh in his rake-like grip. I couldn’t help but wondered how he was able to manipulate such quantity of food … Continue reading Blood On My Hands (Chapter 3)
Dear Friends, let us continue the journey of love in a time of hate and war. Enjoy Chapter 2 of my forthcoming novel and spare me not with your observations.
The house was big, just like in a dream; so ostentatious I almost didn’t believed. I looked around and was really impressed by everything I saw. Some people sha were indeed born with silver spoons, I thought to myself and shook my head in bewilderment. How in the world could this edifice belong to just … Continue reading Blood On My Hands (Chapter 2)
Dear Friends, I share with you the first chapter of my forthcoming short novel. Please enjoy and do not hesitate to tell me your mind.
The queue at Skye bank ATM inside school was long. The other two ATM’s the bank weren’t working, so everyone, who wanted to do out-of-bank transaction, stood on the queue. I was at the somewhere at the middle of the queue, and my girlfriend, Zaynab, was right in front of me. Cladded in a green … Continue reading The FEAR Magic: Playing Dead
We walked off the street into the bush that led up the hill. I had last seen Chris around this bush, not knowing he had escaped under Vincent’s watch. Here I am helping Vincent to catch Chris before the Kapol discover the escape. The house we were going to was up the hill and it … Continue reading The House At The Hilltop
Meanwhile at NASA, things were heating up pretty fast. ‘Ted, what is happening for the umpteenth time? A visibly disturbed General Moore asked. General Moore was the Head of Operations, Counter Terrorism Force (CTF), who was drafted as a result of the inability of NASA to solve the ‘satellite’ crisis at hand, coupled with the … Continue reading Crimson- Chapter Eight
‘It was over, justice was served or so we thought’ Michael said, with a hint of sadness in his voice. ‘But even after that, injustice kept reigning in the land. Politicians keep oppressing people, as the stronger among the people oppress the weak. Corruption and murder ruled this world and everyone was defenseless’. ‘I and … Continue reading Crimson- Chapter Seven
Isidora could not believe her ears. So Preye was going full throttle? She wanted to so desperately call his bluff, but the dead bodies around her reminded her that this was not a fantasy game. She tried standing up, but She could not co-ordinate her movements well and she was feeling drowsy. ‘So it has … Continue reading Crimson-Chapter Six