*Sonia’s mother’s place*
Ebere’s voice was calm as she tried to get the
old woman to see reasons to agree to her
opinions.She knew Sonia could be serious with
her words but she was so bent on getting her
revenge against Angela whom she believed was
the reason why Mike,her rich fiancee broke up
with her few days to their wedding.That
incident surely left her with pains.Deep inner
pains which time can never heal.It left her a
shattered woman with all the memories that
refused to let her be. How she loved him with all
her heart.How she surrendered her all to
him.How she gave all of herself to him.It was
really heartbreaking.She found it hard to
console herself and move on with life whenever
that instincts of hers tell her it was Angela’s
On the other hand,she vowed to destroy her
happy marriage to make her feel the pain too.
Ebere understood perfectly that making Sonia
go to jail would be of no benefit to her but she
was ready to do it if the poor girl refused to play
along.Perhaps to teach her that she does
anything she said she would do.
“I’m suprised at Sonia your daughter.How could
she have gotten this kind of opportunity of
becoming rich overnight and she’s trying to
throw it away?”She feigned with a little anger
and a coloured face.
“What do you mean? Isn’t she doing what you
said?”The confused woman asked.
“Isn’t now the best time for her to stand strong
and be happy?
She is pregnant and she is threatening to call it
quits with everything.Could you imagine she
plainly told me she would terminate the
pregnancy? “She asked.
A kind of smile played on the poor woman.She
“You mean…..she told you she’s pregnant? Why
haven’t she told me? What is even wrong with
that girl?”She rained endless questions on
Ebere who was yet to disclose her main mission
for coming over.
1:35pm that same day
Sonia heard David’s car hunk in the
compound.She was taking some rest after
washing the clothes she was supposed to wash
the day before.They really gave her a tough
time,especially David’s hard jeans trousers
which her soft hands always found so hard to
She peeped out through the window and
watched him alight from the car.
It was unusual,seeing him at home by that time
of the day.Sonia wondered what could be
“Did he forget anything?”She asked her
David’s knock came on the door
impatiently.Sonia did not hesitate in opening
the door for him.
David quickly entered and closed the door
behind him immediately,drew Sonia close and
wrapped his lips over hers,interrupting her
Sonia’s heart throbbed mightily as he kissed
and sucked her lips hungrily as if his life
depended on it.She was to weak to stop him or
even say anything as he fired on
eagerly,exploring almost every reachable part of
her with his demanding caresses.She knew
without being told that it was the charm at
With great effort,she pulled him back,holding
his palms tightly,restraining them from making
those dangerous moves.
“Please sir just stop.please this is
dangerous.Lets just stop all these”Sonia
pleaded in despair knowing she was only
wasting her saliva.He was yearning for her like
someone being intoxicated with wine.Of course
he was intoxicated.The charms really got him of
his wits that he no longer cared if Angela
caught them together.
“Sonia,i love you.i need you.i just dont think i
can survive without you”He said and
overpowered her again with his strenght,this
time,taking Sonia off the ground in his arms like
a baby into the bedroom.
Sonia knew she had to do something fast to
end all these as soon as possible.Her greatest
fear and only prayer at that moment was that
Angela should not by any means show up.If it
happens,only heaven knows what the outcome
She had thought of running away to another
country to start her life anew without the police
having to find her for killing somebody but
there was no money.Besides,she never had the
heart to leave her harsh and ungrateful mother
alone.They would hold her if she dissappears.
**Sonia’s mother’s place**
“I have a plan.A perfect plan which will see your
daughter take over as David’s new wife”Ebere
whispered to Sonia’s mother.
She nodded,drawing close.That was all she
wanted to see.To see sonia take over that rich
man so that she would be sending her money
on regular basis.
“But what about the man’s wife.What do we do
about her?”She asked.
“I came prepared.I have here with me some of
her pictures,old identity card before she got
married and some other things that belonged
to her.There is one powerful baba who will help
us get rid of her.Once we show him these
things,whatever he tells us to do,we would do
it.All we want is to see that Angela leaves that
house and never return for good.The baba will
also make Sonia play along with ease”Ebere was
convincing with her words.
She got the greedy woman this time whose
face lit up.She has seen the perfect opportunity
to make Sonia supply her money all the time as
if she was her employee.
“We are going immediately”She assured Sonia
and requested to see the pictures of this
lady.Angela had come to see her with Sonia
only once but she wasn’t able to get a better
view of her because it was getting dark when
She kept staring at Angela’s smiling face.Ebere
handed her the identity card and some other
laminated papers that contained vital
informations about her.
“Miss Angela C.Uwa.
Hometown,Isseke in Ihiala local government
area….Uwa.Isseke…”She stopped and scanned
the pictures again.
“What is wrong?”Ebere who noticed something
She shifted uncomfortably in her chair,stared at
the name again,the pictures and her details
“Tell me all you know about this lady”She
demanded in a low voice.
“We used to be good friends back in school
“That is not what i mean.Tell me do you know
her parents well?”She interrupted Ebere.
“Of course i do.Her father is the famous Chief
livinus Uwa and her mother,emmm,i
think,yes..Mrs Ngozi obidiya Uwa”Ebere who
was beginning to feel uncomfortable with her
“What? Are you serious?”She asked,fear
Ebere kept quiet and observed her for
sometime,wondering what was wrong with
her,and as if she got the signal,she played
down those looks from Ebere and told her a
rooster and bull story to make any rising
thought in her about the way she suddenly
started asking questions to die down.
“I think tomorrow or next would be perfect for
this journey”She added.Ebere stood up,gave
her a detecting look and left without mincing
“Angela? The daughter of Livinus Uwa? Ngozi’s