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My First Kiss (Episode 6)

Evans lay on his stomach, supporting both elbows on a pillow, while his hands held up the novel he had been reading. Having read all ink-marked paragraphs in the four hundred and two page novel, Evans knew the pages that offered a more detailed obscene adult content. His hands quickly made the search each time … Continue reading My First Kiss (Episode 6)

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My First Kiss Episode 5

Nneoma held a large calculator with her left hand, while her right middle finger went from one button to another, in her bid to ascertain the accuracy of the figures Margaret had summed up. Nneoma had been slow to trust Margaret whom a friend had brought to her, as most shop owners would. But in … Continue reading My First Kiss Episode 5

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My First Kiss Episode 4

“Mr. Obi said he will delay a bit. He is still marking our assignment.” Bimpe, who had gone to call the chemistry teacher, announced. “In the meantime,” she continued, “y’all are required to keep yourselves busy with your textbooks; exercise thirteen, page two hundred and seventy-four.” Some hissed, and a few searched their bags for … Continue reading My First Kiss Episode 4

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My First Kiss Episode 3

Evans stirred, then he stretched, and finally he opened his eyes to the new day. He saw his school bag on the reading table, and he remembered the novel in it. Evans also remembered a paragraph from its fourth chapter: Amy spread her legs a little further, ready for the deep thrusts that would follow; … Continue reading My First Kiss Episode 3

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My First Kiss Episode 1

The school bell rang, and Evans promptly closed the thick, cream coloured pages of the novel he had been reading—better still, just some selected sentences. Evans had scanned the pages in search of paragraphs marked with red ink. Obviously, someone who had read it before him had taken an extra time to mark those paragraphs—all … Continue reading My First Kiss Episode 1

Illusion Episode 12 (finale)

2.15pm Zachary Hospital, Ajah, Lagos. Simeon pulled the car to a halt in the parking lot. He checked his wristwatch and realised he was fifteen minutes late for the meeting with the trio—Dr. Abdul Zakari, Miss Chinonye Ibeh and Kathryn. Simeon had calculated that a drive from his office to Ajah would not take any … Continue reading Illusion Episode 12 (finale)

Illusion Episode 11

8:13am December 14, 2013 Belmont, Western Australia. Nkeiru sat, a bit fidgety. Her eyes did a clean sweep of all illustrations on the wall; and to every other item that caught her attention—anything to keep her eyes, and mind, from Dr. Audre as she flipped through the pages of the file she held. When Dr. … Continue reading Illusion Episode 11

Illusion Episode 10

Kathryn buried her head in the hollow of her palms. Her forehead felt heavy, and it gave a bad ache too. She closed her eyes. For a moment, Kathryn wished everything about her could go into oblivion. Oblivion, she mused. A mild way to describe death. Kathryn raised her head a bit, only to find … Continue reading Illusion Episode 10

Illusion Episode 9

5:12pm Broad Street, Marina, Lagos Island. Simeon put the key into the ignition. He held on to the key, unable to start the car. Earlier, after receiving Dr. Zakari’s call—and, of course, notifying Pamela that the list Cajetan Amira needed was ready for typing—Simeon had cut out a blank sheet from the pad that lay … Continue reading Illusion Episode 9

Illusion Episode 8

6:12pm December 8, 2013 Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. David sat close to the television set. With keen interest, his eyes followed the fast-moving visual feedback. And his thumbs swiftly alternating the buttons of the gamepad in his hand. David knew he could now freely engage himself in repeated battles against the villains, only … Continue reading Illusion Episode 8

Illusion Episode 7

5:05am December 2, 2013 Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. She woke up with a start. She quickly assumed a sitting position and, in same fashion, pulled a pillow close. The room was obviously dark, but for Kathryn, it had a darker shade the first few seconds of her being awake. Slowly, she could make … Continue reading Illusion Episode 7

Illusion Episode 6

1:05pm Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. “Mum.” “Sorry, I didn’t—” Kathryn paused, immediately she saw Susan. David was grateful for Kathryn’s apparent surprise. It made him realize that his mother had showed up a little too late at the door; she heard—nothing. “Susan just came to pick a note she left the last time … Continue reading Illusion Episode 6

Illusion Episode 5

Cornerstone Estate, Ikeja, Lagos. Simeon heard the buzz of his mobile phone on its first ring. He stirred, thinking it was the wake-up call of his alarm. He felt unusually tired and wondered how short the night had been. The continued ringing—and tone—of his phone made him realise it was not his alarm ringing, but … Continue reading Illusion Episode 5

Illusion Episode 4

7:51am November 30, 2013 Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. She walked alone along the lonely, bushy path. She knew the dangers that part could bring and she also knew they lurked in the bushes, waiting for the opportune time. Kathryn heard footsteps behind her, and she quickened her pace. She perceived the acrid smell … Continue reading Illusion Episode 4