David came out from his room
and headed to the dinning to
As he sat
down,he glanced at his
wristwatch and muttered
something,shook his head and stood up.
Sonia saw this
and edged closer.
“Sir,you are leaving.you didnt
touch your food”Sonia said
“I’m running out of time.I need to be at the
morning in the next fifteen
“But,sir,missing breakfast is
not actually good.It is always
advisable to eat breakfast in the morning,no
what.Please sir,eat your
breakfast”Soniasounded like a
newly married wife.
Just then,Angela emerged and
went up to her husband.
“Darling.She is right.please
come and eat your food.The
office and meeting can
wait.your health is more
important to me”she said as
she took him by the hand like a baby and led
him back to the
Sonia watched carefully as he
chew and swallowed the
food.She smiled and left.
David ate in a hurry and left for the meeting.
“Sonia.i hope you are doing
what the baba told you to
do?”Sonia’s mother asked over the phone.
Sonia had called to tell her how the plans has
“Yes mum.for these past two
days,i made sure i put the
liquid into his food and i always ensured he ate
them”she replied in a low
voice,to prevent even the walls from hearing.
“Good.don’t make any mistake
o.be careful o.remember the baba said it will
back-fire if you
don’t do it well as he
“I know mom.that is why i
called.Today is the third
day.Remind me the things he said i must do
want to make any mistake
o.It’s like i forgot some of the
things he said i should
“Haa omo mi o.listen very well.make sure you
put it in his
breakfast and dinner.and then
pour a little of it into his
bathing water.Then apply it on your palm
and rub his head with itThat is all.please be
“Alright mom.i will try my
best”Sonia finally said and dropped the call.
She had succeed only in
putting it into his breakfast
this morning.She wondered
how she can rub his head with
bathing water case can never
be a problem.She prayed to get
lucky.But she was scared.The thought of
back-firing was even scarier
but she was determined to
play this game to the end.She was beginning to
reasons why she should do it.She needed
money.If everything goes as planned,money
would be hers.
And moreover,the thought of the revelation of
paul’s death was another thing she never
wanted another person to hear.
“Honey i’m hoooome”David’s voice echoed as
returned that evening from
Sonia’s heartbeat increased as she was set to
carry out her final operations.
She successfully applied it into
his food and bath water.
Now,the only thing left was to
rub his head with her palms.She applied the
her palm and stayed in a place
where she knew David would
pass through after bathing.
As David approached,she
composed herself and started looking at the
paper in her
hand as if she was reading
As he came closer,she look at
his head and said.
“Oh sir,there is a little soap on
your head”She came closer and David
head for her to clean out the
soap as she volunteered to.
She smiled within herself as
she rubbed his head with the liquid.she rubbed
it all over slowly,with pleasure.
“Its okay now”she said.David
left.She felt like jumping up out of excitement
but controlled herself.She remembered Angela
and how she took her like a junior sister.
“Oh lord,i didn’t mean to do this.I am so sorry
for whatever happens next”Sonia murmured as
she ran to her room with tears running down