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|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 7:17pm On Sep 13|
"We're here to see doctor Kumar" Segun said to the lady at the reception
"Do you have an appointment?" She asked smiling
"Tell him he has visitors from Nigeria" Rain stated
"Okay, please have a seat" she motioned to the empty seats in the waiting room and left.
"You can go and see him" she returned after a minute.
"Come in. You're welcome, have a seat" the bald man drawled in an Indian accent. "How may I help you?"
Rain looked at Segun and when he nodded, she began.
"Good evening father".
Dr. Kumar took off his glasses and scrutinized them closely.
" Unbelievable! Sherr...
"Segun, it's Segun" Segun added a bit irritated.
"Wow, I didn't know I'd see you again "This is awesome, how's your Mom? Young lady, you're welcome.
"Is she your sister? " he said referring to Rain.
"Your daughter? Remember, Nana, my mom, Sally..she was smiling so much you'd think she'll hurt her face.
" You have no idea dad, I've wanted to meet you all my life" Rain grinned widely.
"How is your grandmom Rain? I hope she's forgiven me?"
"Forgiven you, for me what, what did you do?" Her eyes bored into his
"Oh she did..n't tell you?"
"Tell me what Dad, what are you talking about?"
"Uh, his mouth twitched. I..uh.. was unfair to her, I mean your Mom, by it's all in the past now, we couldn't be together you know so I figured it was better I left, but I did it wrongly. He nibbled on his pen. I cheated on her...
"With her best friend, my Mom isn't it? Isn't that what happened?!" Segun growled, Rain went white.
She interrupted the silence as she regained composure. "I don't believe this Segun, why didn't you say this all this while? And to her father she began, " what do you mean by saying you weren't meant to be together?"
"Your Mom was my half sister it appeared your grandma had an affair with my dad which made our affair an incest. But your grandmother then, if I can remember never approved our relationship she thought I didn't mean well for her daughter, and like she would say, she wouldn't want history to repeat itself".
" And she was right, you ditched my mom after making her fall in love with you just like your father had done".
"Your Mom Sally was strong headed, she wouldn't listen even though I wanted her to abort you so everything will be normal again. I guess your grandmother found out and that became the beginning of her spite for me. I had no choice but to leave. Already as it were, she accrued the calamities the town was facing on account of my atrocities" he peered through this glasses and continued. But well, I'm glad she didn't oblige, who would have known I had such gorgeous children during my youthful exuberance "
"What about your mom Segun?"
"You can ask her that when you meet her, he pulled out a gun. This is for my mother".
Rain found both of them on the floor. It happened so fast. She tried to reach him, to block him but he already fired. She must have pushed him that explains why didn't they were on the floor. Before Rain could realise what was going on, the room was filled with people, shouting and screaming ontop of their voices.
" Call an ambulance!" Someone yelled." She ran to the body sprawled on the floor and covered in blood. Dad! Dad! Wake up". He stirred a bit
"Arrest them, murderers!" She turned and saw Segun, his face twisted and then they were bundled out.
What do you guys think about this chapter?
|Re: Rain by Chommieblaq(f): 7:30pm On Sep 13|
Rain stubbornness has gotten her into a mess.
I can't fathom why she wouldn't forgive and hear her granny out, no matter what happened, she took her in since the day was born, surely she meant well for her. I just pray it won't be too late for her to ask for forgiveness and reconcile with her mum.
|Re: Rain by Pearl05(f): 7:55pm On Sep 13|
Too short after making me check for update at least four times a day for more than a week.
Segun has this dark aura all this while. Why take Rain along with him to commit crime. Rain is foolish, didn't I tell her that she should seek out her grandma first and not run off with a stranger? See the kind mess she got herself in. I didn't see them having fun on the trip sef.
Ma please let next update be quick and long.
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 8:17pm On Sep 13|
Chommieblaq:Don't mind Rain. I hope it won't be too late too o
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 8:24pm On Sep 13|
Pearl05:Especially for you, I will
|Re: Rain by Mirabel14: 8:37pm On Sep 13|
Rain, May you be vindicated. That's my prayer for you.
|Re: Rain by Toyin223(f): 8:42pm On Sep 13|
|Re: Rain by Mrlemuel(m): 5:18am On Sep 14|
Having a gun must have been Segun's insistence on traveling on land so as to prevent the airport authorities from knowing he's carrying a weapon...
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 7:33pm On Sep 15|
His hands were bleeding against the iron bars he was leaning on. He had punched the walls hard with his fists repeatedly till they were crushed and bled, like his soul.
"How would you feel if you woke up one morning to find the only person you love dead? How would you feel when you realize she poisoned herself? She didn't even think, one bit how I'd feel".
Rain gave no response, she straightened her slanted head when he began to talk but kept mute.
" He killed her".
Rain opened her mouth to speak but decided against it.
"Do you think I regret my actions today?" Doesn't he deserve to die?he took our loved ones away from us dammit!" When she still gave no response, he yelled "say something!"
"Are you? Really, are you just saying all these to me?" She stood up and walked over to his side then stopped.
"You're foolish. I'm just surprised I didn't see this coming. I believed and followed you all along cos I thought you were sensible and strong, but I was wrong. You're weak. You're not different from your Mom".
He turned and glared at her" Don't ever talk to me like that again"..
"Or what, Segun? What will you do? Shoot me like you shot dad? She scoffed.
" He's not my dad!".
"Really? You think you're the only one who's hurt? My own father wanted me aborted and he had the guts to tell me to my face! I could shoot him, like you and not regret it. She placed her hand on his hands. But I won't, why shoot a man who's already dead at heart. She turned his palms to look at the back of his hand. He wasn't worth this Segun"..
He broke into tears " I'm sorry.. I... I don't know what came over me. It..it was...I was..
"Shhhh... come here" she drew him in a hug, her tears flowed unto his shoulders. "We'll be fine ".
They broke from each others embrace when they heard someone unlock the keys.
" Immigration officers are here to question you" the jailer said and led them to the entrance.
"So where are your passports you criminals we didn't find them in your belongings" one of the officers said, Rains head was down and Segun remained silent too.
"Are you both deaf?" He yelled at them.
" Hold on, let me talk to them I'm a Nigerian so I know how to handle them. Rain lifted her head when she heard the voice.
"Michael!" Her jaw went slack.
"Rain? He was struck by surprise where have you been? How..."
"It's a long story" she cuts him.
"What's going on here?" The second officer exclaimed.
"I think I've just found my long lost sister" he lied.
She retrieved her belongings the next day and thanked the officers before leaving.
" I can't thank you enough Michael, you're a savior ".
"It's the least I could do c'mon what are friends for or should I say siblings ". He joked.
She nudged him and laughed. " you haven't changed ".
" But you have. The Rain I know wouldn't get herself involved in such a mess. You were smarter than this. How did you even know this guy?" He asked referring to Segun.
She laughed and shook her head "it's a long story"
"I have plenty of time, it's still two hours before your flight".
"I don't...have. Time. I mean not like that, of course I want to spend more time with you, and learn of everything going on in your life, and how you ended up here, like old times. She sighed. But like I said, there's something I need to do and scores to straightened and it's urgent. I must return home immediately".
" Sure, I understand".
"Thank you. But first, I want to go see my Dad".
He nodded and drove her to the hospital.
" How do we see again? " he asked her when they got to the door.
"I'll be in Nigeria".
" Where in Nigeria? "
"You know how to find me" they held each others gaze for a while. Then he hugged her affectionately. His chest was strong and warm and he smelled of lavender.
She almost decided to change her mind about leaving.
"I'll find you. I promise" then he bent a little and kissed her cheeks.
"Take care of yourself and don't get into trouble".
She smiled, her cheeks still burning from his touch "okay" she replied. And they exchanged byes before he drove off.
She entered the ward she was directed to and paused when she saw her Dad lying on the bed, a woman and two kids sat beside him.
" Rain...you c..ame" he struggled to talk. The other occupants of the room simply stared at her like she had just come out from a cemetery.
"Yes. I wanted to check on you to see how you're doing and to tell you I'm leaving".
" This is Rain, she's my.. daughter. Rain meet my...my wife a..nd..
He stopped and coughed.
"Sorry" they all chorused, the woman patted his arms.
"It's enough. The doctor said you shouldn't talk, it's too tasking for your state right now" his wife ordered and gave him a glass of water.
"Thank you" he said after drinking then with a nod he asked them to excuse him.
"What about yo..ur brother?" He asked after they left.
"We were, we was, he was imprisoned" she stuttered.
" He was charged for attempted murder and is to serve 3months in prison. Thank God a friend intervened and well..you didn't die".
"Rain, I'm s..oorry, I wish I... can.. make it up..
" You can't and you don't have to. Segun's mom is dead, she committed suicide and he blamed you for it. But I've tried talking to him to help him see that anger and revenge is not what he needs. He needs someone to be there for him and I will be there for him. Dad, I know he's not acted right but same as you, please try visit him when you get discharged. I promise you he's changed his mind about you. Just give it a try.
He noddrd wuth understanding.
"We've forgiven you, I've forgiven you and I didn't come back just to relive the past or place blames, but to let you know I'm leaving and I'm glad I've finally met you ". She held his hands and squeezed them. " Get well soon Dad and please don't abandon these cuties, again". She smiled.
Tears rolled down his eyes as he nodded.
"Bye dad. She kissed his forehead. I'll keep in touch".
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 7:58pm On Sep 15|
Pearl05, Toyin223, muhawal001, princ007, Rhayne, Crislyn, oluwabuqqyYOLO, vakjay08, synanza1, Nickibeauty, tiffanyj, dupsai, marychommy, swankmee, kelvinhilton, Evajael, skimpledawg, DiegoNakel, mamakendra, beosten and all of you..
You don't want to miss this update.
|Re: Rain by Pearl05(f): 8:03pm On Sep 15|
Thanks for the more to come quickly
|Re: Rain by muhawal001(m): 8:16pm On Sep 15|
gracile:Nice update.... It's getting more interesting
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 8:38pm On Sep 15|
Those of you by the window peeping, Hi.
You can come in and have a seat.
|Re: Rain by Toyin223(f): 8:49pm On Sep 15|
gracile:i Don Land,tank U
|Re: Rain by Nickibeauty(f): 8:58pm On Sep 15|
|Re: Rain by EvaJael(f): 10:27pm On Sep 15|
Gracile I'm sorry. I give u permission to flog me sef
|Re: Rain by princ007(f): 6:08am On Sep 16|
EvaJael:I am her P.A.. oya bring your back.
|Re: Rain by princ007(f): 6:09am On Sep 16|
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 11:02am On Sep 16|
EvaJael:Ah, ejor na me need that flogging
For my absenteeism to class(hidden diamonds) and for my irregular updates
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 11:04am On Sep 16|
princ007:Eh if you flog anybody in this class I will disP.A you o
|Re: Rain by princ007(f): 8:15pm On Sep 16|
gracile:Lol, okay oh i hear you
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 9:43pm On Sep 22|
As she approached the house, the many slippers on their doorstep allayed her fears.
Something was definitely wrong, she has been feeling it for days now and her instincts don't deceive.
She entered the house counting her steps, a thousand eyes landed on her immediately she entered and everywhere turned quiet, instantly.
"Where is Nana?"
They began to murmur aside.
She ran to her grandma's room and screamed 'Nana'!
She went round the rooms and kept shouting 'Nana'! And bumping into people. They were the least of her cares right now.
She returned to where they were gathered in the sitting room.
"Where is Nana? Somebody answer me! She barked.
" Calm down, Rain, calm down ..
"Don't tell me to calm down, I want to see Nana, where is my Nana? Someone should answer me, please!"
"Nana is dead".
The exclamation was followed with hmmms, hissing and shaking of head.
Rain started to laugh, " you are a joker, you are all joking you don't know what you're saying ".
The lady came to stand beside her and held her, she was crying. "Rain, Nana died four days ago, we can't believe it ourselves..
"Shut up, j..just sh..ut up" her eyes were up and then screamed "Nooooo!" She collapsed to the floor and continued to scream till her throat became dry and she had no voice. The voices around her became distant and dissolved into the air.
Nana's voice was all over her head and she could picture the last time she saw her, she was weeping, weeping for something she was innocent about. She tried to explain but was not given the chance.
"I'm sorry, Nana, please forgive me, don't leave please" she let the tears flow freely as she stared vacantly, more bittered than shattered.
The sympathizers didn't go and it annoyed her, "they should all just leave her alone, so she can kill herself" she hoped. They patted her and some scolded her each time her voice pitched into a loud scream, the rest of the time she just groaned, swallowing the pains.
She went on that way for days, refusing to eat anything or talk to anyone. Her once bright beautiful eyes now dark and swollen and her frame got limp and weak by the day.
"Eat something. Do you want yourself?" Her close friend advised.
" I killed her".
"You didn't, stop saying that. Nana was I'll, she died of a heart failure. You didn't cause it".
"But I could stop it, I'm a cardiologist for Christ sake!" Fresh tears began to fall. I should have been her..for her..but I wasn't "
Her friend drew her into hug, and patting her said "it's not yours or anyone's doing my friend, please stop making this to hard for yourself, there's already too much for you to take. I know how close you both were, and you miss her, we all do. Nana was a nice woman it's painful but you have to be strong and be easy on yourself my dear". She continued to cuddle for some minutes then withdrew and left to ho get her some food. By the time she came back, Rain wasn't in. She searched every corner in the house but Rain was no where to be found.
She ran to the backyard and there she was, sprawled upon her grandma's grave.
" Rain, Rain," she called but got no response. So she drew closer and tried to yank her away, but Rain won't budge but insisted to be left alone. Her friend had to rush in and find someone else to help her help Rain. The both of them(she and another Lady) were finally able to drag her away from the grave, even though she kept on crying and screaming " Come back Nana, I'm sorry, ple...eaa..sse!".
|Re: Rain by Toyin223(f): 10:04pm On Sep 22|
Hmmmmmm Nana Is Die
|Re: Rain by gracile(f): 11:25pm On Sep 22|
Toyin223:I tell you, she died
|Re: Rain by crislyn(f): 12:03am|
Awwww y did Nana die na.
|Re: Rain by cyber5(m): 2:19am|
i guess her time is up ni
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