It all began when she lost her father to death. She lost all hope and feared that she might not cope. Her beloved mother has her own worries to care less about a ten year old whom she struggled hard to send to a standard private school after the demise of her husband.
Ayomide finds herself in a class full of dullards in her new school and a new best friend who cared less whether she scored high or low marks. She almost accepted the fact that students in JSS 1 B are dullards. She was however disappointed when she scored low in the midterm test which made her to have a rethink.
“It’s unlike me. In this manner I’m putting my mother to shame and her money to waste. Why would I repay her this way? I used to be the best in Lizben. What happened? I’m disappointed in my own self…”
Was she able to find the light at the end of the tunnel? How was she able to hope again? Was her friend of any help? Was it her mother that rekindled the flame? All is not lost yet as there still remains a glimpse.
“What is wrong with you?” Bukola demanded from her best friend
“I failed”, Ayo responded
“Mtcheew”, Bukky hissed. “So did everyone in this class. Is that why you are now beating yourself up?” She tried to pacify her friend.
Ayo just looked at her friend not knowing what to say.
It’s obvious her friend didn’t help, then who was it? Was it her mother? No! It can’t be, her mother wasn’t even aware she scored low in a test. Who was it that helped 10 year old Ayomide? Find out in this interesting, tragic, educational and suspense filled novel as you get to read about various characters like hopeful Ayo, care-free Bukky, brilliant Bayo, proud Emmanuel and much more.