‘What happens in this house stays in this house. Do you understand?’ *** Eyes closed, I lay in bed, waiting for a horrendous lump in my throat to dissipate. Stella probably thought I had fallen asleep. But then I sneezed, and in that moment I feared the pills I’d swallowed would pop out of my … Continue reading A Chance For Love – Chapter Two (Sick Bed)
“Do you not care at all about your life, Victoria?” *** Somewhere close, a bell jingled. The richness of this sound filled my ears and wrapped me in a tingling cloak. To everyone else, the bell only served to usher in eight hours of sitting down, watching men and woman flaunt their expertise. But to … Continue reading A Chance For Love – Chapter One (Sick)
Sweat trickled down my face, blurring my vision. The indistinct image of a teammate bounced on the balls of her feet and waved to catch my attention. But I had no intent to pass the ball. I would claim the goal, and I’d be proud to have added one more goal to my collection. Feigning … Continue reading A Chance For Love – Prologue
I am being led into the prison building, alongside Nkem and Obinna, my lodgemates. We just alighted from the black Toyota Hilux vehicle still parked outside. The police boss is behind us with two other police officers; one drove us here and is standing beside the vehicle, the other one is guarding our backs, his … Continue reading What The Hell!
Esther and I communicated a lot via social media chatting. It all felt like a long-distance relationship to me and I wasn’t cut out for such; more especially, because of the fact that I had not yet told her my mind. It did not seem manly enough to me to propose to a girl over … Continue reading Happy Independence!
Our father, which art in Heaven Hallowed be thy name, thy Kingdom come Thy will be done on earth, as it is in Heaven Give us this month our monthly bread… I paused writing immediately I discovered the error in my answer. I smiled. Our monthly bread? I asked myself. Surely this was not written … Continue reading The Bloodband 1 (Our Monthly Bread)
For the past six days everything looked normal. Except for the rising tension among the campers, and the warriors coming in every minute, what they are going to face out there is still partially unknown. The only thing they know is that their enemies are big people, and very strong, and to their own advantage … Continue reading The Seven Seas: Chapter Six
Abayomi could not sleep, the fact that the king of Owu is the one in charge of the seven sea camp made is night a short one. He lay still on his mat thinking there could be more to his quest than he already found out. Dinner was the first time he saw the westernes, … Continue reading The Seven Seas: Chapter Five
Adetutu raised her hand to stop the others, her eyes and ears rotating trying to pick a sound or a figure lurking in the shadows. She turned to the others and mouthed ‘we have to be carefull’, her eyes suddenly caught something in the dark, it wasn’t standing it was moving, moving towards them, Abayomi … Continue reading The Seven Seas: Chapter Four