It has been more than two weeks since Innocent died. Anna has cried out her eyes and she has lost flesh as life appears meaningless to her. Many times she has prayed and wished for death. She has on several occasions’ contemplated suicide but she lacks the courage to bring herself to doing it. During the course of her grieving for Innocent, she has become close to God as life and material things do not appeal to her anymore.
Mama Anna: […]
Anna finally sleeps off without calling Innocent. It is a long deep sleep. The next day she wakes up feeling a bit refreshed but sore.
Annie: “waoh! What a n….i….ght”she yawns, stretches on the bed.
With reluctance her eyes dashes to her King James Version Bible, it has an Ankara cover. She had made it. Years ago, when the Ankara business started Anna enrolls in a class where she learns bead making and how to design books and biros using Ankara. She […]
Ken has been living with Tiana since he left the village and he has been doing all sorts of menial jobs for her. Tiana has succeeded in turning him into her errand boy and sex toy and she in exchange gives him food and accommodates him in her house. She goes out and sleeps out as she wishes and he dares not say a word, else she would threaten to throw him out and he will always keep quiet because […]
Innocent tries to dial back the number but Ken keeps ignoring his call. “Who could the caller be? Does it mean that Anna is cheating on me?” he asks himself.
Anna comes out of the bathroom with Innocent’s towel on her and she observes that his look is different from what it was when she left him to go to the bathroom.
Anna: “You okay, baby?
Innocent: “Yes, your boyfriend called threatening to kill me and your sugar daddy if you don’t send […]
Anna and Innocent leaves for his mother’s house. Contrary to Anna’s expectations, his parents welcome her and after the introductions, they welcome her into the family irrespective of her age and humble background. Innocent keeps to his words and takes her home before dark. As soon as she gets to her compound, he takes her left hand and kisses the ring on her finger.
Innocent: “I love you, my angel. Have a good night rest and take care of yourself for […]
Two days later, Anna’s mother arranges the meeting between her and the chairman’s son, Innocent.
Mama Anna: “Welcome, my son. Sit down let me go and get you water.”
Innocent: “Oh, don’t bother yourself, I am fine, mama”.
Mama Anna: “Ah-ah, even water you no go take? Na your house be this now o”.
Innocent: “I know, mama. Thank you”.
Mama Anna: “Okay, let me go and call your wife for you”.
Innocent: “Okay, ma”.
She goes into the bedroom and meets Anna lying down on the […]
Anna runs hysterically to the landlord’s place. She knows that if it is not him, nobody will throw her things out. “Open the door, open the door!” she pounds on his door.
“Who is that mad person that wants to break down my door?” the landlord thunders from inside.
Anna: “It is me, please open the door” she says tears flowing down her cheeks.
Landlord: “You who?”
Anna: “It’s Anna, your tenant”.
The landlord opens the door and when Anna attempts to go in, he […]
In the sitting room where Ken and his parents allow her to spend the night, her mind drifts to her landlord. “The man is kind and nice but how could I have rejected all men in the past just to end up with an old man like my landlord? Hmmmn” She is still thinking about her situation when she falls into a troublesome sleep.
“Wake up! Wake up!” Ken’s voice pierces through her ears startling her. “Quick, get dressed, it’s almost […]
Anna tries to explain to Ken but he walks out in anger. She makes to run after him but the landlord grabs her hand.
Landlord: “I know that your boyfriend is angry at you because he met us together. I am also supposed to be angry because you told me that you are at the verge of breaking up with him, but, when you told me about your mother’s health challenge, it got at me. I remember when I was a […]
Ken and Tiana continue to make out for almost one hour when Tiana receives a text. She opens it and it says:
“Tiana baby, I am in town lodging at Protea hotel, Asokoro. Meet me up, I can’t wait to devour your soft body again. I got lots of goodies from Dubai for you”.
“Oh my God, Chief is back!” she cries out excitedly.
Ken: “Which Chief is back?”
Tiana: “Erm, chief…I mean my father’s brother, no my mother’s younger brother’s cousin friend”.
Ken: “Your […]
While Anna is pressing her phone waiting for him to give her the balance when the bike man suddenly grabs her bag containing her madam’s money and zooms off. It all happens in a flash and before she could regain her voice to scream, the bike man whisk away.
She attempts to run after them but the heels she has on almost throws her off balance,
Anna: “Jesus! Somebody help!! I am finished oo!”Anna keeps screaming at the top of her voice […]