young male voice cried.
voice was coming from, it was the boy he’d seen with Frieda earlier that day.
the Kung-Fu he had learnt from his practical lessons at school.
he rushed out of the room but not before he got smacked by an angry Josh who
made sure he hit him hard with his fist and elbow. Isiuwa gasped for breath,
she groped around blindly for her inhaler.
the fleeing Uncle Fry and helped her look for the inhaler and handed it to her.
introduce myself. My name is Josh…a girl gave me this room number, her name is
Frieda…I came looking for her and when I found the door open and heard female
screams I had to enter and…”
trying to do to you?”
teach him a lesson or two. We have to report him to the police you know. You
have to file a report.”
and…and…they’ll be mad at me. Let’s leave it the way it is okay.” Isiuwa
didn’t harm you.”
at her ripped clothing.
that he’s her uncle.”
he…is my ticket to getting off this island and I’m scared that he’ll do
something terrible to me if I don’t give in to him.” Isiuwa cried.
and tell Frieda so that I could maybe, get her phone number or something. If
you like, I could tell my parents that you’d like to join us in the boat. My
dad has urgent work to get back to, so we had to cut short our stay on the
Island.” Josh said.
anymore…I want to go home.” Isiuwa cried.
have happened. She had spent some time at the alcove, crying her eyes out and
thinking of how everything Isiuwa had told her made sense but then, she
couldn’t just leave the luxurious life her uncle provided her with, she
couldn’t trade her being the most popular girl in school for anything in the
Isiuwa said quietly.
for you and the one I loaned you…” Frieda said in a steel-like voice.
to Frieda. Frieda opened the phones and taking out the sim cards, she handed
them to Isiuwa.
today, we are no more friends. You are not allowed to speak to me, wave to me
or even walk next to me. Our friendship is history from now on and I hope you
also know that everything that happened on this island is to be kept a secret
till your dying day. Am I understood?” Frieda said to her.
the whole day and they were already getting bored.
it…” Osas replied.
brains!” Emeka asked.
shouted in warning.
kid sis, haba! Chill joor…” Emeka said.
through his phone hastily.
pregnancy could do to you?” Emeka said.
hath no fury than a woman scorned.’” Osas replied.
for the labour market sef!” Osas shuddered.
moonlight stories she’s got you wrapped up in. If you ask me, she went to
school, got careless and got pregnant for a guy who doesn’t care and thought of
the easiest person to pin it on…” Emeka supplied.
someone that’s Lilly-livered?” Osas asked.
said, “Look at Emeka for instance, Miyebi would have to think twice before pining
a pregnancy on him even if he was the father.”
like a Don.
They cage you too much and you really don’t have a freewill. My parents are
strict disciplinarians but they let the boys be boys and protect the girls, even
though my sisters get their independence from time to time. Parents are too
scared of letting their kids make mistakes that sometimes, they unknowingly
push them into those mistakes. Look at you, you really don’t have a life
outside school and church. Your parents have to scrutinize your friends before
they come to visit, that sometimes, Emeka and I button our shirts to our necks
and pull our trousers to our stomach just to impress your dad and mom.” Dayo
you have loving parents but we feel that their too frigid upbringing is affecting you. How
come Miyebi who never used to give a hoot about you and who used to laugh at
you with her friends, suddenly calls you up and wants to have sex! Think of it!
She had a master plan from the beginning ooo.” Emeka said.
at that moment the door opened and Isiuwa walked in with her bag. She looked so
tired and beat, following closely behind was Josh.
regard Josh. Josh, being his friendly self said hello to Osas and his friends.
tell your parents that I said thank you again.” Isiuwa was saying.
to the car, mom said I should see you inside the house and be right back so…I
have to go. You don’t have a phone so err…how can I keep in touch?”
brought out a pen and paper from her bag and jotted it down and handed the
paper to him.
Without speaking to her brother or his friends, she hurried upstairs.
Emeka said playfully.
kitchen. Dayo and Emeka followed suit, making jokes and laughing as they went.
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