Before Alice knew what was happening,
she had recieved more than three slaps.
Her very fair face had turned red.
One of them picked her up and placed
her on his shoulder.
Before they could even think of leaving,
Tony came in.
Stella felt uncomfortable. Tony hadnt
called her since and he hadnt been
picking her calls. She was disturbed.
Was he playing with her?
No, Tony didnt look like the playboy
type. Besides, why would he dump her
now, they hadnt done anything.
Or did he run away because she said
she was once married? Why wasnt
things working out for her? Was she cut
out for misery and sorrow? Why cant
she get married and live like her other
mates? She had the resources, beauty
and every other thing that men would
want in a woman but she was yet to
settle down, was she cursed? She wept.
Nneka was mad with fury. If not Naomi
was a ghost, she would have smacked
the living hell out of her.
‘what do you mean by you cant stop
Maria? Isnt she your daughter?’ Nneka
asked in anger.
‘we are now in two separate worlds. I
am dead and she is living. And i’m
warning you mother, dont you dare do
anything that will hurt Maria or Tony,
whatever assignment you have
between you and the witches of the
dark should be between the both of
you. Do not drag my family into it’
Naomi disappeared. The room became
Nneka began to ponder very hard. She
had to think of something to do. Oh
God! How can anyone have such a
daughter? Stubborn when living and
stubborn in death. She couldnt afford to
fail her colleagues. This assignment was
very important to her. She quickly did
some incantations and the pot
disappeared. She fell on her bed looking
She knew Tony brought a lady home
last night and immediately she stepped
foot into the house, her palms began to
shake. That was a sign. It was she they
had been looking for!
To be continued.
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