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HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Three)

  Photo credit: horrorland (silent night) Both girls sat with glum expressions on their faces; the note lay on the table with the TV remote placed on it to keep it from moving. As much as Judy wanted to say, “I told you so”, she could not bring herself to. The victorious feeling she had … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Three)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Two)

Photo credit: horror land (silent night) “I said I’m coming, do you want to break down the door?” Judy queried angrily in a loud voice as she made for the front door completely aware it was neither her mother nor her father; it was just 3:15pm. She made a rough guess that it would be … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Two)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode One)  

Photo credit: horrorland (silent night) “Happy hols!” the deep gruff voice of the big-bellied principal echoed from the large speakers as the school children gleefully and clumsily made their way to the school bus with so much speed as though a second wasted would leave them trapped in school for eternity. “One at a time”, … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode One)  

Silent Storm

Betrayal, they say, is like the snake’s venom. First comes the excruciating pain, then the swelling but even that is not the problem. The problem is the venom slowly traversing through your bloodstream making each breathe a struggle, ravaging your organs till you wind up dead. That is what betrayal does to you; the only … Continue reading Silent Storm

Every Man Has a Price.

Michael ran his fingers through his foaming beards as if he was doing a head-count for his hairs. The spray tube sprinkled waves of gentle bubbles of warm water at his face… and indeed, the warm bath suited his mood and was exactly all he needed to seal his long day. His wife’s birthday was … Continue reading Every Man Has a Price.

Omolara

…finally,we arrive at the age-old argument – nature vs nature” Omolara stated solemnly. “Are we subject to the coding’s of our DNA or are we a function of the the things we have,seen,heard,felt,our environment…our experiences?” She said,pausing for effect. “Its all pointless really. Nature or nurture,we are not just who we are or who we … Continue reading Omolara

SHADES OF TRUE DARKNESS (E3 of 4)

Episode three: She is crazy ‘You have no right to sit there, its my space’, said Mary to the girl sitting on the secluded seat she normally had her meal. The girl took a quick glance at Mary, and removed her gaze almost immediately. Mary felt insulted, dropped her mesh pan, and pounced on the … Continue reading SHADES OF TRUE DARKNESS (E3 of 4)

SHADES OF TRUE DARKNESS (E2 of 4)

Episode two: She sounds crazy ‘How do you plead?’, the prosecutor asked Mary. She just stared, with tears streaming down, from her eyes to her cheeks. Immediately Aunt Susan was able to process the fact that Mary had just stabbed her daughter before her own eyes, and possibly killed her in cold blood, she ran … Continue reading SHADES OF TRUE DARKNESS (E2 of 4)

SHADES OF TRUE DARKNESS (E1 of 4)

Episode one: She comes undone Mary was happy. Her father had just told her that her Aunt Susan, who lives in Jos, wants her to come over for the summer holiday, in fact, she wants her in exactly a week from today. She hasn’t seen Aunt Susan, and all her cousins for the past three … Continue reading SHADES OF TRUE DARKNESS (E1 of 4)