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|Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 5:12pm On Aug 02, 2014|
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|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by halfcaste1: 7:03pm On Aug 02, 2014|
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 7:05pm On Aug 02, 2014|
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THANKS for joining me!
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 7:06pm On Aug 02, 2014|
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|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 8:45pm On Aug 02, 2014|
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|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 8:47pm On Aug 02, 2014|
Raymond and Cynthia sat together after Ray had ordered for what both of
them would eat. He paid instantly and served Cynthia himself. He was
happy he was before Cynthia, it would be the talk of the house if he should
tell his friends that he came to eateries to eat with Cynthia. He knew the
first question he’d be asked was that had he asked her out and would be
chided by them.
He was smiling, making his thoughts known to him only. “You gave me
the best gift for my birthday, I’m so grateful.” Cynthia smiled.
“Don’t make jest of me because I bought you that,” he waved his hand
“I’m serious, not joking this time. I lost my mother two years back and
the gift she always gave me was a Bible. She’d tell me the best gift one can
receive was something religious, you made me remember her today.” She
“I’m deeply sorry ma, I never knew it would make you..” He tried to
express himself while Cynthia cut in. “No, it’s a good thing, I’m just being
emotional, that’s all.” She smiled.
“I never knew you’ve lost your mother, may her soul rest in peace.” He
also sounded sad.
“Amen, let’s eat.” She grinned.
“What’s your best colour?” Raymond asked her.
Cynthia gave a sharp glance. It wasn’t a question she expected. She
smiled and replied, “Purple.”
“I saw your text message also, thanks God bless you abundantly. I’m
forever grateful.” She smiled.
“You don’t have to do all these, you are my boss ma.” He grinned.
“I’ve always wanted an opportunity to tell you I’m not always comfortable
with that ma , I don’t want you to address me as ma again.” She continued
“That will be impolite ma, I’ve always wanted an oppurtunity to tell you
not to call me Mr Raymond again, I’m Raymond, so simple.”
Cynthia chuckled. “You are really funny..”
Wish I can say it but there’s no courage, this little I’m saying is for this place
not to be silent. What is my problem? I can’t it! I can try.
“I have something to say..” He cleared his throat.
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 8:55pm On Aug 02, 2014|
CYNTHIA DRAWLED HER RIGHT HAND on the bed
indolently, searching for her mobile phone. She had
snoozed the alarm that had been ringing, thrice already
and felt it was high time she stood up because time was
not her friend. She opened her heavy eyes lazily and
yawned. She used her right hand to wiped her face, then
She scratched her head softly and shook her head,
she yawned again and opened her two eyes fully.
“Huh?” Her two eyes popped more open, she was
shocked like she had never been. Though it was already
four minutes past five o’clock, the atmosphere was as if
it was three am.
There was cool breeze, it looked as if it would rain.
She didn’t switch on the bulbs before she retired to bed
last night because it was a hectic day in the office. I’m I
seeing ghosts? Her heartbeat increased rapidly as she
wiped her face again and looked carefully. “You these
girls!” She exclaimed and grinned.
The bulbs in the room were switched on while
Cynthia rose to her feet, still grinning. She felt happy
seeing her friends. It was her friends that stood in the
dark, trying to scare her.
Happy birthday to you,
Happy birthday to you,
Happy birthday to you Cynthy,
Happy birthday to you…
The four ladies started singing, wishing Cynthia a
happy birthday. “Yeah! It’s your day cynthy…” Paulina
smiled and stepped forward to hug her friend, Cynthia.
The other three friends, Evelyn, Aliyah and Esther also
hugged her then led her to tbe living room. Cynthia felt
fulfilled, it was as if she had never celebrated a birthday
before. Her friends were marvelous, full of surprises.
She got to the living room with her friends and met
cards, soft drinks and wines, arranged and two birthday
cakes. Was she dreaming or imagining it? She grinned
again, covering her mouth with her two hands. Nothing
had ever surprised her that much, except her mother’s
death. “You girls!” She clapped her hands together and
hugged each one of them.
“You worth it dear..” Evelyn smiled aand brought out
the polyethene bag beside the shelf. It contained a
brand new packaged phone, BlackBerry Bold six. “That’s
my own special gift.” She presented it to her and
hugged her again.
“I’m so grateful.” She was happy. That was the phone
she had always told her friends she’d soon buy, she
never knew it would be bought for her.
The other three friends also presented their gifts,
Esther gave her a golden wristwatch, Paulina gave her a
new make up kit and Aliyah gave her a box of clothing
They’ve been friends right from their secondary
school days and attended the same University, in
Nigeria. After their various University educations, their
friendship was still like that one that had never existed.
They then planned on living together in the same house.
The house they’ve been living in was bought by the
ladies themselves because they were from rich homes
and could afford it.
She loved all that her friends bought for her but what
she desperately needed wasn’t bought by any of them.
Before her mother died, she had told her the best gift a
person could receive is something religious, like a
All was well, at least she had never told anyone, so
she wasn’t curious about getting it but she had
promised herself she’d forever be indebted to whoever
gave her, as a gift.
“You ladies are funny! You scared me the other time.”
Cynthia smiled, checking out the dresses in the box she
was given by Aliyah.
“Meant to be, you love them?” Aliyah asked her.
“Definitely!” She grinned. “But didn’t you guys sleep?
How come you’ve been in my room?” She was curious.
“Planned work.” They chorused and laughed.
“I’m so grateful.” She thanked them again.
“You’ll be at home today oh, for the celebration.”
Paulina said, smiling and sat beside her.
“No, I have to be in office, it’s just that I won’t take
time because I must really celebrate it for you girls.” She
grinned and closed the box before her.
“Raymond would have bought you a great gift.” Aliyah
Cynthia chuckled. “He doesn’t know my birthday now,
the guy just joined. I don’t think any of my workers
knows today is my birthday.”
“Of all people, people like Ray would have known for
long.” Esther smiled.
Cynthia shrugged. “He might have known but I’d be
shocked if I finally know he knows.” She smiled.
“Our friend’s husband..” Evelyn teased her and
6:06 am, same day.
AKINPELUMI RAYMOND removed the ear phones he
inserted into his iPad the previous night. What an
awesome night it was, to him. He sat up and walked out
of the room, smiling. It was his birthday too, he had
sent Cynthia a birtbday message in the midnight,
nothing could make him forget his birthday mate,
moreover someone like Cynthia.
He was happy the day he had been expecting had
came into reality. He got to the living room and met no
one. He was surprised because his friends ought to have
been in the living room. ‘Where are these guys?’ He
muttered and walked inside his room again. He picked
his iPad and earphones and opened Ismail’s room but
he was not there. He checked that of Ayomode, Paul and
Lawrence too but none of them were in their rooms.
“Where did they go to?” He wondered and walked back
to the living room. He peeped outside and noticed the
doors had been unlocked. “They must be outside.” He
grinned and walked outside, only to meet his friends
outside with bags of pure water. “You better come
here!” Lawrence shouted.
He was still in the garage and could sight them in
the compound. Only God knows what they are doing
over there, he smiled and dropped his iPad on
Ayomide’s car and met each of them holding a sachet.
Within a twinkle of an eye, they started throwing the
sachets of pure water at him until they exhausted the
four bags they had with them. It was after then they
moved closer to him and wished him happy birthday.
He wasn’t so surprised because he knew it was their
usual practice but he didn’t know his would be so early.
He was happy and hugged his friends. They were five,
living in Carlton Estate, Aiyegoro, Ibadan.
Carlton Estate a serene and big estate with lot of
houses, it was a place for the cream of the society,
estate for the rich. Rich men and women had houses
there including the one that was bought for the five
guys by Ayomide’s father because he was his only son.
They cuddled Ray inside, all laughing at him. He went
to his room and had change of clothing then returned
back to the living room. “Has she sent you a text
message? Ogbeni lover boy..” Ayomide asked Raymond.
“I never check my phone.” He smiled and walked back
into his room to pick up his phone.
He returned back, still smiling. “No.” He said to
“So Cynthia hasn’t sent you a message?” Lawrence
“Yes.” He grinned and walked outside to pick his
“I knew it!” Lawrence clapped his hands together.
“What? She may not know we are birthday mates.”
Raymond smiled in.
Raymond was a rich and comfortable guy who worked
with Dannie Company which Cynthia was the CEO. The
company was owned by Cynthia’s father, Chief Daniel
and was given to her as a gift after her Youth Service.
Raymond joined the company just four months back
and had fallen in love with Cynthia so much. He didn’t
have the intention of working there before, because
Ayomide, Lawrence and Paul were the C.E.Os of their
fathers’ companies and he had the chance to work with
any of them but mere seeing Cynthia the day he visited
the company, he applied for the post they had vacant.
He was the manager of the company and liked
Cynthia so much but talking to her about his intentions
was his problem. He had always viewed her profile on
facebook and from there, he knew her birthday. It was a
great thing to know that they shared same birthday.
Though, he was always shy to tell Cynthia what he
had in mind but Cynthia herself knew he had something
within him that he had always wanted to say. She had
told her friends about him, she also liked him and eager
to know when he’d let out what his heart desired.
Only God would make him say it early because Donald
was around the corner.
RAYMOND wore his best dress and made up for the
office. He entered into his Hyundai Elentera car and
drove off to office. He was quite sure she didn’t know it
was his day, he had to get to the office so early so as to
drop his gift for her before her arrival. He had bought
her a new King James Version Bible and made her a
portrait of herself. He hoped she’d love his gift.
Cynthia had always been full of suspense, she was
nice and jovial; especially to Raymond. She had always
pretended to be serious when she was with Raymond
but deep within her, she also loved him.
How else would it have been better if he could
express his feelings and make his intentions known to
her? He had always feared speaking to a lady about
love, the lady in question was his boss again and
wouldn’t want to be fired because he liked being with
He had always assumed that Cynthia wasn’t an easy
lady because she was always after how her father’s
company would forge ahead. He had never seen a trace
of his love in her heart but Cynthia was really good at
keeping such and being deadpan.
Raymond sat comfortably as he prayed as usual and
thanked God for the journey mercies from home to office
and making him witness another birthday. He smiled
clapped his hands softly, expecting Cynthia. He knew
she was punctual and would soon come around.
He had written his name on the birthday card he
attached to the gifts and made it known it was from him,
her birthday mate so she’d know it was their day. He
was smiling, expecting Cynthia to come and thank him
when he heard knocks on his office door.
“Just come in.” He smiled.
It was Tolani, the secretary of the company. She was
a fair and tall lady of about six feet and two inches. She
liked Raymond also and always liked to be with him
because he was a lively guy unlike the other male staffs
who were always serious and straightforward to
business. “Raymond, what did you go to her office for?”
She asked him. It was from her he collected the key to
Raymond pressed his lips together and stared at her,
“why do you like trespassing?”
Tolani walked in and shut the door. “Wetin I do
“You better go back your duty post before Miss
Cynthia arrives.” He grinned.
“Tell me now..” She was adamant.
“Why do you like frustrating one?” Raymond grinned
and told her to sit.
“Thanks.” She sat down and heard the sound of a car
been droven into the company. “Later, Ray. E be like say
Miss don come…” She laughed and left his office.
Raymond stood up and adjusted his shirt, he used
his hands to check if his hair was rough. “I’m nice.” He
smiled and sat again.
It was Cynthia that he had been expecting, Cynthia
greeted the secretary as she entered and collected the
key to her office from her. At first, she felt like visiting
Raymond to say hi to him but she felt it wouldn’t make
sense, she had to behave the way she had been doing
so that she’d look great before him.
She opened the door and walked in. “Father thank
you!” She uttered and smiled. She could see a wrapped
gift from where she was. “Ray?” She muttered and
walked to her table quickly. She touched the rapper and
felt the texture of what was there. “A frame..” she said
and sat down.
She unwrapped it and brought out the frame. It was
her portrait! “God!” She stood up out of surprise. She
was so happy and liked the portrait mere seeing it.
“Where did he get this picture from?” She wondered.
What if it’s not Raymond… She thought again and brought
out the birthday card. ‘From Raymond, your birthday
“ God! Today is Ray’s birthday?” She opened her
mouth widely and dropped the card. She brought out the
last gift, Bible. “ Ray… Bible?” She sat down, that made
her remember her mother.
She had missed her, she died in an auto mobile
accident while traveling. No one else can be like one’s
parents, she was the second born in the family with an
elder brother, Franklin and a sister, Kate. “Today is his
birthday too?” She smiled. Ray! She called the name
softly and stood up, heading to his office.
Raymond had been expecting such also, he wanted
her to come to him herself and wish him happy birthday.
He was sure many wouldn’t know that it was their
birthday, he wanted to surprise her and he succeeded.
She knocked faintly at his door. “Mr Ray?”
“Come in.” Raymond said. He stood on his feet on
seeing the beautiful angel that was walking in. “Good
day ma.” He smiled.
“Good morning, happy birthday to you..” She smiled.
Raymond was happy, what else could have made him
happier then than what was happening? “I’m so much
grateful ma.” He bent his head, still grinning.
“I should be the one saying that, you really surprised
me because I never knew anyone knew my birthday in
this company. How did you get to know?” She asked.
“Please have your seat.” He stretched his hand
forward, showing her the seat. “Thanks.” Cynthia replied
and sat down.
“I do check your profile on Facebook, I got to know
from there.” He smiled.
“Wao! And you are not my friend, how come? You told
me to sit down but you are still standing.”
David grinned and sat down. “I can check your
timeline and profile without being your friend. How are
we now celebrating this birthday?”
“Hmmn.. I should be the one asking.” She chuckled.
Raymond laughed. “Why are you always the one
asking or saying something? If you don’t mind, we can
go out for lunch.” He said slowly.
That’s nice but I hope this won’t turn his head and I hope
staffs won’t be suspecting anything. “That’s also nice, I
have to get you a gift too..” she smiled.
“You don’t need that..” He laughed.
Cynthia sat down, smiling. Raymond was really great,
she never expected all she met in her office. She didn’t
even ask him how he gained entrance into her office,
she was just glad he gave her good gifts. She picked up
her phone and read the birthday messages. So he sent
me a message? She smiled on seeing Raymond’s text
message. Donald too?
Donald was the son of Chief Daniel’s best friend who
Daniel wished her daughter would marry because he was
rich and a famous business man. Cynthia didn’t like the
guy but did pretend as if she was a good friend. Though,
the guy was rich but he was a proud and arrogant guy.
He had spoken to Cynthia already that he’d like to date
her but Cynthia had been avoiding him because she
liked Raymond. Moreover, she hated his character and
wouldn’t want to date an arrogant guy who would just
wake up one day and break her heart.
She had noticed in Raymond that he was a nice and
responsible guy whom everyone in the company liked.
She picked up the portrait and smiled again. She had
forgotten to ask him how he got everything, at least
they’d still talk better while taking lunch.
She dropped the portrait and picked up her phone
when it began to ring. It was Donald. Why is he calling?
Does he have anything to say? She wondered and picked
up the call reluctantly.
They exchanged pleasantries and Donald wished her
a happy birthday. He told her he had a surprise for her
and would want her to come over to her father’s house
in the evening.
She began to cogitate on what he wanted her for, in
her father’s house. “Alright.” She ended the call.
She hoped something foolish wouldn’t happen. She
called Aliyah and told her about Raymond’s surprise and
told her to get everything that’d be needed because
she’d like them to have dinner that night.
Why Dad’s place? She hissed. She was not on good
terms with her father because she was against him the
day her brother brought his fianceé home.
She was around, that day and his brother came in
with Lara as the lady he’d love to marry but Chief Daniel
rebuked her and thought Cynthia would support him but
she acted otherwise since her father had no reasonable
excuse for rebuking them. He was a type of father who
liked his children getting married to rich and influential
people like him.
Since then, he had been avoiding Franklin and
Cynthia. He had not even called her to greet her a happy
birthday, would it make sense to visit his house?
Raymond and Cynthia sat together after Ray had
ordered for what both of them would eat. He paid
instantly and served Cynthia himself. He was happy he
was before Cynthia, it would be the talk of the house if
he should tell his friends that he came to eateries to eat
with Cynthia. He knew the first question he’d be asked
was that had he asked her out and would be chided by
He was smiling, making his thoughts known to him
only. “You gave me the best gift for my birthday, I’m so
grateful.” Cynthia smiled.
“Don’t make jest of me because I bought you that,” he
waved his hand and laughed.
“I’m serious, not joking this time. I lost my mother
two years back and the gift she always gave me was a
Bible. She’d tell me the best gift one can receive was
something religious, you made me remember her today.”
She sounded sad.
“I’m deeply sorry ma, I never knew it would make
you..” He tried to express himself while Cynthia cut in.
“No, it’s a good thing, I’m just being emotional, that’s
all.” She smiled.
“I never knew you’ve lost your mother, may her soul
rest in peace.” He also sounded sad.
“Amen, let’s eat.” She grinned.
“What’s your best colour?” Raymond asked her.
Cynthia gave a sharp glance. It wasn’t a question she
expected. She smiled and replied, “Purple.”
“I saw your text message also, thanks God bless you
abundantly. I’m forever grateful.” She smiled.
“You don’t have to do all these, you are my boss
ma.” He grinned.
“I’ve always wanted an opportunity to tell you I’m not
always comfortable with that ma, I don’t want you to
address me as ma again.” She continued smiling.
“That will be impolite ma, I’ve always wanted an
oppurtunity to tell you not to call me Mr Raymond
again, I’m Raymond, so simple.”
Cynthia chuckled. “You are really funny..”
Wish I can say it but there’s no courage, this little I’m
saying is for this place not to be silent. What is my
problem? I can’t it! I can try.
“I have something to say..” He cleared his throat.
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by Gideon9947: 9:26pm On Aug 02, 2014|
good move,just copy the first four episodes 4rm ur blog nd past it,then continue with epsd 5.#T.DANDBEST
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 4:10am On Aug 03, 2014|
What does he have to say? Cynthia was eager to know.
“What?” She asked as if she had been expecting him to
say something before.
I’m sorry I can’t say it again, I just don’t know why…
“it’s been long Dad visited the company, I hope there’s
no problem ma?” He changed his mind.
God! Disappointed! I thought he wanted to say it… “He’s
been busy.” She smiled.
“That’s good, it’s always good to be busy because an
idle hand is the devil’s workshop.” He chuckled.
They continued discussing until they finished eating
their lunch. Raymond was fulfilled. He spent more time
with Cynthia that day though he couldn’t express
himself. He had imagined what Cynthia would do to him
if he told her he loved her. I can’t stand it! He’d hit his
fists together and give up on it. He’d remember again
and just try to think on something else.
It was evening, Cynthia got ready to visit her father’s
place to know what Donald wanted her for. She was
desperate, but, wouldn’t give in to any funny or foolish
pranks. She’d play her game wisely.
She parked her car at the front of the house and came
down. The house wasn’t different from what she saw, a
month ago when she came with her brother and Grace.
She thought her father would have designed his name
outside the building as he had always said he’d do. She
wiped her face and smiled.
The flowers outside the building were well trimmed
and beautiful. Everywhere was neat and had nice scent.
She walked to the main gate amd knocked. She had
forgotten there was a bell she could press beside the
pedestrian gate. The gatekeeper came out immediately
and enquired about who was at the gate. Immediately he
knew it was her, he opened the gate instantly and
Cynthia liked the gatekeeper because he was such a
respectful guy. “How have you been?” She grinned.
“Fine ma. Happy birthday.” He smiled.
“Thanks so much, you can use this to buy
something.” She gave him a sum of five thousand naira
and walked in. “I’m really grateful, God bless you.” The
gate keeper was happy.
RAYMOND smiled as he took of his shoes. “How far
guys?” He stepped in.
“ Badoo, how una dey?” Lawrence greeted him first.
“I no bad oh, what of you?” He grinned and shook
“We don set table, make we go celebrate the birthday
for you.” Ayomide smiled.
“I’m good, Raymond…. why you dey jump!” Lawrence
“What have I done again?” Ayomide faced him him
“How was work today?” Ismail asked.
“It was fantabulous!” Raymond laughed.
“I knew it! I knew it’d be, Cynthia right?” Paul
“Abeg make una shut up, Oga Raymond, come gist
una guys na.” Lawrence smiled too.
“We went out together to eat.” He said and brought
out his mobile phone.
“You and who?” Ismail hardly let him complete his
sentence before cutting in.
“You know I told you this morning that you think like
an goat..” Lawrence replied Ismail.
The guys all laughed at him. “An goat..” They
chorused amd made jest of him.
“Shut up jurh, I wanted to say an unicellular organism
before I changed it to goat so I forgot to change the an.”
He also laughed.
“But wait, guy, how was the outing? Did you tell…”
Ismail tried to enquire.
“Heys! Abeg, make you leave my guy alone..” Paul
stood up and walked to Raymond. He pulled him up and
pushed him outside. “Did you tell her?” He asked him
“See guy, the thing no easy. I never tell her.” He
Paul hissed and walked inside. “Wetin shele?”
Lawrence asked Paul.
“Him don fumble again..” Paul waved his hand
“Wait, what’s your own business? It’s my life, not
yours. At least me get person I dey look for face, which
of you get babe for hand.” Raymond sat back and
“At least, we just don’t want to, it’s not we are afraid
to speak to a lady. When we are not someone that we
know but can’t tell..” Ayomide made jest of him and
made them laugh.
Raymond hissed and stood up and was heading
inside when he noticed the dinning table was full of
drinks, snacks and packs of food. He was hungry, just
wanted to change his dresses to casual wears. “Where
did you guys get these?” He walked back to the living
“Thief, I thought you were going inside angrily. Let’s
go and eat guys!” Lawrence smiled and stood up.
“Welcome dear.” Cynthia heard from behind and
turned around. No need of been doubtful again, that was
Donald’s voice. Who’s his dear? She thought within
“Hi.” She waved and walked faster.
“But wait, let’s walk together.” Donald also increased
his pace. “How have you been?” He tried to discuss with
“Good.” Cynthia knocked at the door by the main
entrance before she walked in. Donald followed,
Why is everyone here? Cynthia muttered as she
entered. She could sight Donald’s sister, Precious and
even his father on seat. She exhaled deeply before she
showed her face. She greeted all of them and sat down,
isolating herself from where they were. Donald made his
way beside her and sat comfortably. “Now, let’s go and
celebrate.” Donald stood again, smiling.
“Happy birthday, Cynthia.” Her father smiled to her.
So this man can smile this much? I’m sure it’s because of
those on seat. She waved to her father and forced a
smile. She was getting tired of them until they all stood
up amd walked outside. Donald pulled her up and told
her to follow him outside, her gift was outside.
What’s happening? She stood up and followed him.
On getting outside, a brand new Toyota Highlander
Jeep had been parked. Daniel, Cynthia’s father was
standing right beside it, admiring it. “This is beautiful.”
What’s the meaning of this? She thought and shook her
head. “Thanks but I don’t think you need to go this far.”
She said, standing away from the car while others were
“I don’t understand you, do you mean you don’t like
Cynthia gave a sharp glance. “I do but I don’t think I
can ride it because I hate Jeeps.”
Donald chuckled. “Jeeps are meant to be ridden by
us, not the good for nothing paupers.” He said.
“Why do you talk this way? Are paupers not humans
“But we are different from one another. You can’t even
compare yourself to me… don’t let me talk much, I can
help you change it to a small car right now.”
“You are such a.. I don’t know the that right adjective
to use on you. I don’t like people like you, if you don’t
know.” She hissed and left angrily.
Cynthia drove into the compound and parked the car.
She waited for some minutes before she walked in. She
was still angry, right from time she had known who
Donald was and knew he wouldn’t part with his
arrogance and pride. She walked in and met her friends,
already prepared the dinner for the celebration. She was
welcomed in by Paulina with a smile. Seeing her friends
also made her calm down, she smiled and sat down.
“What would you like to eat?” Aliyah asked her.
“Anything edible but I have to shower.” She smiled
amd stood up.
“Don’t be long, or should I come and help you?”
Evelyn teased her.
“No, go and call Raymond to do that.” Esther added
while they all laughed.
Cynthia laughed in. She knew her friends would
definitely make her lively again after her mood had been
disturbed by Donald.
The ladies were still gisting in the living room and
merry making till Cynthia returned wearing her night
gown. “How was your various offices?” She enquired on
“Alhamdullilah.” Aliyah grinned.
Aliyah was the C.E.O of Aliyah’s Beauty, where she
had a whole building to herself for where hair plaiting
and dressing for customers were done. She had a lot of
stylists and had another big shop for weavons and
attachments of various types. Her aunty did send her
the goods every week and she did make millions in a
week also because she had many customers at hand.
She had liked making hairstyles right from her
adolescent stage and had painted a picture that she’d
become a popular person at it when it was time. Yes,
her dream had finally came through. She had cell phone
numbers of celebrities who did come to her place to
make their hairs and she was rich and comfortable.
“I know yours will be good..” Cynthia smiled.
“So how was the day with Raymond?” Aliyah asked
“He got to know today’s your birthday?” Paulina
“Yes oh, it was a great surprise to me when I met his
gift on my office’s table. He got me my portrait and a
Bible. He’s even my birthday mate, you won’t believe it.”
“Wao! Husband and wife.
“That’s good, eager to know what happened next.”
“I know you’ll be the one to talk. We went out, to eat
lunch.” She shook her head, laughing at herself.
“Why are you now blushing?” Evelyn grinned.
“Blushing?” They all laughed.
“I’m serious.” She laughed too.
ACE SUPERMARKET was one of the most popular
supermarkets in Ibadan, which belonged to Unaigwe
Paulina. She was a young beautiful lady that took a
great pride in her appearance. She was single and a
devoted christian, who had a lot of customers. Her
supermarket was just a ten minutes drive back to
Carlton Estate, where she lived with her friends.
She was putting on a black skirt suite with beautiful
white camisole worn inside. She used on her, gold
earrings and had Ghana weaving hairstyle which she
plaited at Aliyah’s place.
The Supermarket had two entrances for coming in
amd exiting. It was at the junction of Omolayo, a popular
Paulina got to work late because she slept late with
her friends the previous night. She had been called by
the secretary concerning some managers from Tomab
Services who would like to discuss with her concerning
their poultry drugs, if she could also have a section for
poultry drugs in the supermarket.
She rushed out of her Honda Pilot because she hated
delaying clients. She walked as fast as she could and
tried to bring out her phone from her black handbag.
She wasn’t looking forward, her mind was at the
phone she was searching for until she accidentally
collided wih a young man who came to pick some
provisions. “Is it that you are blind or what?” The man
Paulina wondered how some guys could lack
manners. At least she never knew the man was on the
way and still, he couldn’t leave the way for her.
She stared at him for seconds before she said she
was sorry. “Sorry for yourself! I know your types, they
come here to pick chocolates of hundred naira worth
and leave, rubbish.”
Paulina was getting indignant. “Please come.” She
stretched her right hand forward and moved her fingers
continuously. “What else do you want? You want to
fight me?” The guy approached her with a husky voice.
“Please follow me.” She walked in and the guy
followed her. He thought she wanted to take him in to
lambaste him but Paulina’s aim was told make him know
she wasn’t poor.
“Welcome ma.” One of the sales ladies welcomed her
and moved toward her to help her with her handbag.
“How are you?” She waved at her.
“Leave the bag.” She stopped and smiled. “Who
attended to this man?” She pointed at him.
“I was the one.” She replied.
“Give him his money and you…” she turned to the
guy, pointing at him. “Pick anything of your choice, the
bill is on me.” She was smiled and walked in.
What’s the meaning of this? The guy hated himself.
“Please sir, come and receive you three thousand
naira.” The young lady in her twenties said to him and
walked back to her post.
The guy walked up to her. “Who’s that lady?”
The sales lady smiled. “She’s the owner of this place,
Paul parked at the front of Ace supermarket and
walked in slowly. He was about to enter when Paulina
was coming out and both collided again like the
incident that happened earlier that day. Paul raised his
head gazed at Paulina, she was just beautiful.
He smiled and popped his collar. He helped her pick
her mobile phone and smiled. “I’m sorry.” He said, still
“I should be the one sorry.” Paulina smiled.
It made her remember what happened earlier that day,
all men are definitely not the same! She affirmed. Paul was
so cool towards her unlike the man who chided her
earlier, though they were both at fault. “I’m Paul.” He
tried to introduce himself.
“Paul?” Paulina was amazed. She grinned and wiped
the screen of her mobile phone with the handkerchief
she had with her.
“What’s making you laugh?” Paul also grinned.
“I’m also Paulina.” She laughed.
“Wao! What a coincidence, nice to meet you.” Paul
stretched his hand forward for a shake.
They exchanged hands. “Let me give you my card.”
Paul brought out his wallet and gave her his
complementary card. He continued, “I supply computers,
laptops. Where do you work?”
Paulina chuckled. “I work here, in short, I own this
place.” She replied.
“Wao, nice one. Just patronize my company, I’ll make
sure everything you buy from us have discounts.”
“No problem, thanks so much.” Paulina smiled and
waved at him.
Raymond stood at once, he was ready to leave the
office. It wouldn’t be nice without greeting his boss
without leaving, he thought and picked up his mobile
phone and iPad. He walked out of the office slowly and
headed to Cynthia’s. He knocked softly and awaited
response but he heard nothing.
He opened the door slightly and saw Cynthia on seat.
She was putting her head on the table, perhaps she
might be tired. Raymond walked inside slowly and
spoke so that she’d wake up. “Ma.”
Cynthia rose her head up instantly, and placed her
right palm on her forehead. She wasn’t looking lively at
all. “What’s wrong?” Raymond could read it on her face
that she wasn’t looking alright.
“I have a serious headache. It happens once in a
while but usually chronic anytime it happens.” She
“I’m so sorry, just came to tell you everyone is about
leaving and to know If there’s something I can help you
with. You won’t be able to drive this way..” He
expressed himself sadly and dropped the iPad he was
holding. He put his phone inside hos pocket and picked
Cynthia’s car key. “Let me drop you off at home.” He
“Don’t bother, I’ll drive.” She forced out a smile. She
wasn’t feeling alright to an inch, it had reflected in her
facial expression and pitch of her voice.
“No, I can’t leave you this way. It won’t be good for
you to have this headache and drive home. Please stand
up, let’s go.”
“I still insist, I can’t stand until I’m relieved or else I
might collapse.” She said slowly.
“You still can’t drive even when you are relieved.
Have you eaten?”
“No, I can’t eat anything.” She placed her head back
on the table.
“Firstly, you have to eat and drink a lot of water.
Another thing is that you have to go home and rest
properly because its getting dark.”
“Mr Raymond, I’ll be fine, just don’t worry.” She
didn’t want to bother him.
“Miss Cynthia, please ma let me worry.”
Cynthia couldn’t laugh though she wished she could.
The headache was getting more chonic, she was in
“I said I can’t walk!” She hit her right hand on the
table and felt a sharp strike of headache again. Her
reaction showed clearly what she was passing through.
“Can I carry you?” Raymond was frank.
Please don’t leave, though I don’t want to bother you but
being with me seems to be relieving my heart, Raymond.
Wish you can carry me but I can’t say it. I can feel your
“Carry me?” I’ll be fine. She exhaled softly.
“So until you feel relieved you won’t leave this
place?” Raymond asked again.
“Y.. yes.” Cynthia stuttered. Walking now seems to be
dangerous, I wish you can take me home. I don’t wish to
turn you down, let me try to walk.
She stood up. Her two eyes were not fully opened as
she stood. The headache was causing pains for the two
eyes. She always hated herself whenever she had such
headache and wished it could disappear because it was
usually painful and unbearable.
“Let me try to walk.” She said and started walking
She hardly took the fifth step than she fell. Raymond
trembled and dropped his iPad that he had picked
before. He picked her car key again and carried her
instantly. He rushed downstairs, almost all of the staffs
had gone, though the secretary was still around,
awaiting Cynthia to come out of her office. She followed
David instantly she saw him with Cynthia. She kept
shouting, asking what was wrong.
“Please sir, wait for me, I’ll be back to pick my car.”
He told the gate keeper and drove out, straight to the
RAYMOND didn’t give the nurses at the reception a
breathing space all because of Cynthia. The nurses had
been whispering to one another, laughing at him. He
remembered he told the gate keeper to wait for him and
it was already dark. He told the nurses he’d be back,
though he had been given the list of the prescribed
drugs tp be bought, he still waited. He told them he’d
get the drugs before coming back.
The nurses were still laughing at him. “Even if he’s
the husband, the problem shouldn’t be as much as this.
I overhead him speaking with the Doctor that the lady is
his boss.” The nurses continued whispering.
David stopped a motorcyclist and mounted on it. He
told the motorcyclist where he was going to and told
him to speed up as fast as he could. He was dropped at
the front of the company and paid off the driver. He was
glad the gate keeper waited for him, he smiled and gave
him two thousand naira.
“How’s madam now?” The man asked David.
“Fine.” David said and entered into his car. He had
forgotten he had Cynthia’s phone with her until he
entered into his car and felt his pocket was filled up. He
brought it out and met seventeen missed calls on the
He called one of the numbers, Aliyah’s own. He got
her informed about what happened and assured her
Cynthia was getting better. He described the hospital to
her and told her to bring some of her clothes because
she’d need to have change of clothings.
He got the drugs and got back to the hospital again.
He greeted the nurses and asked after Cynthia. He was
told she had gotten better.
Raymond felt relieved and sat down. His friends had
been calling his mobile phone too, he felt he should go
home to change his clothes too and tell his friends
about the latest development.
He got up again and told the nurses he’d be back
soon. He told them Cynthia’s friends might come to ask
after her but he’d be back soon. He left the hospital and
sped off till he got to a junction he was stopped by
some guys and they entered into his car forcefully.
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RAYMOND sat down. His friends had been calling his mobile phone too, he
felt he should go home to change his clothes too and tell his friends about
the latest development.
He got up again and told the nurses he’d be back soon. He told them
Cynthia’s friends might come to ask after her but he’d be back soon. He left
the hospital and sped off till he got to a junction he was stopped by some
guys and they entered into his car forcefully.
Raymond just couldn’t tell what to do. The guys were four and they didn’t
look joking. They must be thieves, he concluded within himself, shivering
seriously. The guys just told him to keep going or else they’d get him
killed. He couldn’t call neither speak, he regretted leaving the hospital that
minute but all was because of Cynthia. He could do anything for her.
It was getting really dark, Ray couldn’t answer the question on where he
should go to, who the guys were and what should be done. “You know
what? We dey go Osun State tonight, Ede. Dey take us there or you die.”
One of the guys spoke.
“Ede?” He continued driving, aiming miracle would happen that’d help
him out. Must he drive them there?
OSUN STATE, NIGERIA.
Maria and Precious entered into the living room. It was such a horrible day
for Maria. She was just six feet and two inches tall with a light complexion.
She had a long hair, a beautiful set of white teeth and a mature appearance.
She was coming from Frank’s house, her boyfriend or to be called ex, as at
She had always experienced a trouble or the other with the guy till he
finally broke up with her that day. She was patient, nice and taciturn which
even made the relationship last for the seven months it lasted for. The guy
was from a poor background but nonetheless, Maria still loved him and did
give him money and everything needed by him. Yet, he was just
Maria had told him severally against his fornication and womanizing but
he- Frank would always turn the discussion upside down and later as a
fight between the two. He just found another lady from the hotel he did
visit, to squander Maria’s money.
Precious was her best friend who just came to spend some weeks with
her, before leaving for her own house.
They’ve been angry, and been nagging till they got back home.
“I’ve always told you guys won’t make heaven..” Precious flung her
handbag to the other side of the sofa and sat down. She turned to Maria,
gave her a look of expecting her to comment.
Maria was mute, she was just angry. All her money, time, patience and
wisdom had resulted into the shattered heart she had. She just sat down,
unbonded her hair and was cogitating on what to do.
“Mary, won’t you say to this issue?” She said.
“What else do I say again? We discussed this in the car till we got home.
I don’t want to remember him anymore.” She flung her hand, dismissing the
Precious sighed and sat back, resting her back against the sofa properly.
“We seek for Cynthia.” Aliyah said to one of the nurses on duty as they
The four friends got dressed up immediately they heard that Cynthia
collapsed and was in the hospital.They all came in Aliyah’s car as she
drove as fast as she could to get to the hospital.
As Raymond had told the nurses earlier that Cynthia would be asked after
by some ladies, she assumed they would be the ones. “Just wait, aunties.
The Doctor will attend to you.” The nurse replied.
“How’s she now and where’s the guy that bought her?” Paulina asked.
“He said he was going home to change his clothing and he’d be back
soon.” She informed.
“Alright.” They chorused and all sat down.
Not quite long after, the Doctor attending to Cynthia came out and asked
after Raymond but was told he wasn’t around. It was Cynthia’s friends that
followed the Doctor in, to check on Cynthia.
“How are you now?” Each of the ladies asked Cynthia.
“Where’s Raymond?” Cynthia asked softly.
The ladies all glimpsed at one another. They just asked how she was and
what she’d say was to ask of Raymond. “He went home.” Esther got her
“Alright, I’m alright.” She smiled.
“We were scared! I thought something bad happened when Raymond
called us and told us to fell.” Paulina smiled, placing her right hand on
“Thank God I’m fine.” She exhaled deeply.
“Ray will soon be back… Raymond’s wife.” Evelyn grinned.
They all laughed.
45 minutes after.
The was no power supply. Maria had switched on the generator and was
in the living room, watching a movie. Her friend was inside the room
pinging with her brother when she decided to beep her friend just to
She sent her messages thrice and noticed that she didn’t reply her. Is
she still angry? She asked within herself and came out of the room. She
walked to the living room briskly and addressed her. “Why aren’t you
replying me?” She sat beside her.
“Replying you in what way?” Maria was surprised at the question she
“I pinged you..” she stopped abruptly. “You’ve not replied.” She
“I’m not with my phone.. She stood up and searched where she was
sitting but couldn’t find her mobile phone. Where’s it? She wondered and
searched her bags but still couldn’t find it.
“I hope you’ve not forgotten it at Frank’s house?” Precious inquired.
“Oh my God!” Maria hissed and sat angrily. “You won’t believe that my
purse is there..” She hissed again.
“No problem, we’ll go and pick it up tomorrow morning.” Precious sat
“Tomorrow? Today will be the last day I ever want to set my eyes kn
Frank. I’ll go get it, this night!” She stood at once.
“Driving at night’s dangerous, let’s make it tomorrow.” Precious
“No,” she was adamant. “Are you going with me or not?” She questioned.
“I will.” Precious also stood up while Maria went to the backyard to
switch off the generator.
Raymond arrived in Ede with the guys. They still didn’t let him off the
hook as they told him to continue with the journey. From all indications,
the guys must have gone to Ibadan for a terrible operation.
The guys were already at ease because they were in Ede already. It was
then they started gisting and talking about how the operation went.
Raymond was getting frustrated. He started thinking on what to do to make
the thieves leave him earlier than they would. Who knows what they might
do to him after helping them? They might say he already knew them and
just shoot him. The best thing he thought he could do was to forge an
He started driving recklessly as if an accident was about to happen.
Everywhere was dark, he didn’t know what he was doing likewise until the
fake accident was beginning to be real. Had he known, he shouldn’t have
driven the way he did, he was trying to help himself and get the car back
on track but everything was just going against his wish until the fake
accident eventually became a reality.
“But I don’t think it is necessary for this phone to be retrieved tonight.”
Precious continued complaining.
“I’ve told you earlier to stay at home if you don’t wish to follow me. It
isn’t by force, is it?”
“Sorry oh” Precious turned her head away from her and continued
pinging. It was after few minutes she heard Maria shout.
The car halted at once. “Accident.” She said softly as her heartbeat
increased rapidly. That would be her first time of meeting an accident
scene. Precious also raised her head up at once, her BlackBerry dropped in
between her laps, on the seat. “What do we do?” Precious dreaded.
At the same spot, Maria had started shivering. It was already dark, what
could be done? Her heart kept beating wildly. “I guess we can help.” She
said quietly without taking her eyes off the car. “Help? Em.. Maria do you
think it’s going to be normal to help? It’s risky.” She said, trying to control
Maria removed her seat belt. “Let’s save a life.” She summoned courage
and tried to alight when she stopped again. She was apprehensive. “Let’s
save them, it’s good to help.” Precious persuaded her. She had also
changed her mind, remembering the fact that her father had once had a fatal
Both came down and walked toward the car slowly. Maria opened the
driver’s side while Precious opened the door of the passenger’s side. Maria
felt Ray’s temperature, it didn’t look as if he was breathing any longer.
Blood was all over his head, and a big wound. He had hit his head against
big metal where the car hit strongly.
The extent at which he hit his head on the metal made him unconscious.
Both of the ladies dragged each of the guys into their car. Though, it was
risky but the risk had to be undergone to save their lives.
They headed to the hospital instantly, trembling with fear.
The five of them were admitted instantly they got to the hospital. It was a
very fatal accident, especially for Raymond who hit his head against a metal
strongly. “This is very bad…” Precious kept saying.
The ladies sat down for more than fourty-five minutes before the Doctor
came around and told them he’d like to see them in his office. He discussed
the situation of things to them and the worse condition Raymond was lying
in. He told them to pay additionally for Raymond because a specialist would
be called to treat him properly and if care wasn’t taken it might turn into
madness because of the pressure. He also added that there was no
guarantee of the guys living.
“Where’s this guy now? It’s late already.” Lawrence yawned, complaining.
Paul picked up his mobile phone and called Ray’s mobile number but it
was just ringing, he didn’t pick up.
“He called earlier that he took Cynthia to the hospital and he said he’d
come home to change his dress, if he wouldn’t come any longer, he’d have
called us.” Ayomide said.
“Wait, what did that dude call the name of the hospital?” Ismail enquired.
“I don’t know, he just said hospital.” Ayomide replied.
“See, Raymond isn’t a kid. He might have slept in the hospital with
Cynthia like that. You guys had better not stress yourselves.” Lawrence
waved his hand, dismissing the discussion.
“I know, but Ray had told me he was coming home for the past roughly
two hours and he’s not yet home. If wouldn’t come home again, he’d have
called and he’s not even picking up his phone calls. It’s unlike him!”
Ayomide stood up.
“I reason with Ayomide.” Ismail stood also.
“Let’s go and check on him in the hospital to confirm.” Ayomide said.
“Which hospital do you know he is in?” Lawrence questioned Ayo.
“There’s a hospital not far from his office. Banby Hospital, he might be
there.” Ayomide replied and picked his car key.
“Guys let’s all go together.” Ismail persuaded them.
“I’m not going. I’ve told you he’s no longer a kid. Is he?” Lawrence laid
on the floor.
Paul also stood up, ready to follow them.
The three guys walked into the hospital and demanded from the nurse at
the reception to see Raymond.
It was the hospital where Cynthia was brought, so, Ayomide guessed
right. “There’s no Raymond here.” She replied them, trying to remember
those that were rushed to the hospital in the evening.
“He rushed a lady here… It seems he left for somewhere..” Paul said, as if
he was sure. He knew that was what must have happened.
“Ooh! You mean uncle Ray? He brought a lady and left this place like two
hours back. He said he was going home and would be back soon. And if I
may ask, hope there’s no problem?” She calmed herself. She really didn’t
know the guys before her, who could say if they came for another business.
“We’re his friends. He called us that he was coming home amd we’ve not
seen him. But never mind.” Ismail said and took some steps backward.
“Let’s go.” Ayomide walked out.
“He hasn’t returned yet?” Cynthia asked.
“Yes… Maybe the guy has gone home to sleep. He has tried.” Paulina
“No. I know Raymond. He wouldn’t do such a thing.” Cynthia said,
“So you want him to sleep over? Won’t he prepare for work?” Aliyah
“Something tells me all is not well. He hasn’t been picking up his calls
likewise.” Cynthia complained.
“Do you expect him to? A guy who ran away.” Esther laughed.
Cynthia sighed. “Alright.”
Next morning. 8:45 am.
“You were just arguing! Have we now seen him?” Ayomide shouted at
“Now, none of us can go to our places of work. You were adamant, I’ve
always told you about this stubbornness.” Ismail hissed and sat down.
None of the guys could sleep well, they were wondering where he could
be. They’ve been chiding him since they returned from the hospital the last
“I’m sorry. From all indications, I thought he was there.” Lawrence felt
“What’s the next step to be taken? What do we do?” Paul asked softly
from his seat.
“I think.. some of us will go to the hospital to inquire from Cynthia if she
had heard from him. From there, if everything should be the same, we are
going to the trackers instantly to track his car. From there, we’ll know
where he is.” Lawrence suggested.
“So your brain can work this much..” Ayomide unfolded his arms, ready
to do anything wished.
“Where do we start? Lawrence and I will visit the hospital, you guys
should go and meet our trackers to help. And how can we locate his phone
likewise? It’s going to help.” Ayomide uttered.
“Alright, just go with Lawrence. Everything would be taken care of.” Paul
stood up on his feet.
“He’s still unconscious.” The Doctor informed Maria and her friend.
Three out of the thieves had already passed on while the remaining one
was still struggling to live. Raymond was still unconscious, hoping he’d
wake up soon.
“I just hope we don’t get ourselves into a big trouble with this help we
are rendering.” Precious said to Maria quietly.
“I’ve been pondering on that too. The people we don’t know, three out of
them are dead now.” Maria sighed.
“Let’s get another person involved. Should I call Peter to come and help?
At least he’s a cop.” Precious asked.
Peter was her cousin. “That’s good. We don’t have the contact of any of
them. Let’s go to the place we met them and search the car if we’re going
to find phones.” Maria suggested.
“That’s another nice idea.” Precious smiled.
“Let’s get going..” Maria stood up.
She hardly stood when she heard a nurse call her. “We just confirmed
that another one died… one is left.” She got her informed.
“Which one of them?” She quickly asked.
“Good day.” Ayomide greeted Cynthia and her friends after they’ve been
“Good morning.” They replied slowly, wondering who they were and what
they came for.
“We are Raymond’s friends and came to ask if you’ve seen him today. He
told us he brought someone here last night and he would come home but
we didn’t see him.”
Cynthia sat up. “You’ve not seen Raymond?” Her heart skipped a beat.
“Yes. We were wondering if he has been here.” Ayomide added.
“We’ve also been wondering. Where could he have gone to?” Cynthia was
“So, he’s not here.. we’ll get back to you.” Ayomide and Lawrence turned
back, heading outside.
“And Cynthia said it oh.. She was saying it that Raymond wouldn’t have
done that. Where could he have gone?” Paulina’s heart was beating fast.
“This is serious.” Esther uttered and placed her right hand on Cynthia’s
shoulder. “You have to take a rest, he might have gone somewhere.”
“No! Something is happening..” she stood up.
“And where are you heading to?” Aliyah asked her.
“I’m now alright, lets go. I have to find him.” She said.
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 2:02pm On Aug 03, 2014|
MARIA AND PRECIOUS hurried into the ward with the nurse to check on
the patient that just gave up. ‘I don’t think I’ll be able to sleep tonight.”
Maria muttered as she saw the corpse from the entrance into the ward. She
glanced at Precious and felt sad. “How come they are dying? Is there any
hope on the unconscious guy?” Maria questioned the nurse as she covered
up the corpse and was heading out to get the Doctor informed.
Within twelve hours, four out of five that were involved in the fatal
accident had given up, Raymond was the only one still lying unconscious
on the hospital bed.
Precious was taking her mind off Ray too, poco-a-poco. They followed
the nurse as she walked slowly, going to the Doctor’s office to get hik
informed about the new loss. Doesn’t she know what to say or why can’t
she reply? Precious muttered as she desperately followed her.
They didn’t stop until they followed her into the Doctor’s office.
Immediately she concluded divulging the news, Maria raised a question.
“Doctor, is the last guy going to wake up?”
“I pray he does, and if he’s going to wake, it should be as soon as
possible because if eventually he has amnesia, it will take a longer time for
him to recover his memory.” He replied hitting his ball pen on the table
quietly. “So you can’t diagnose if he’s suffering from amnesia now?”
“We can’t, until he wakes up. Leave the rest to me and my Co-Doctors,
you wouldn’t understand if I try to make it more vivid.” He smiled and
dropped the pen he was holding. “Alright, let’s go and check the spot
where the accident happened if any valuable material can be gotten back
from the vehicle.” Precious said to Maria. “Yeah.” She stood upright and
both walked out.
“Patience costs nothing, I told you to let me drive.” Paulina said as she
gave Cynthia a long look. “Is the way I’m driving so bad?” Cynthia replied
her complaint and applied the brake suddenly as she almost hit a car. “Why
do people drive this way!” Cynthia blurted and hit the starring of the car.
“If not for the brakes..” Paulina stopped abruptly and shook her head.
“That wasn’t my fault, was it?” Cynthia gave a sharp glance. “If you weren’t
running as much as that, it wouldn’t have happened. Thank God we have a
saviour.” She hissed dryly.
The other three ladies were coming from behind, in Aliyah’s car while
Paulina joined Cynthia in her car. “But wait, where on earth are we going
to?” Paulina asked again as she brought out her phone to check if she had
no missed call. “We are going to.. I don’t know, let’s keep going.” She
hissed and marched on the accelerator.
Paul ended the call and brought out his laptop. “Ayo amd Lawrence said
he’s not in the hospital.” He told his friends.
“So, what do you want to do on the laptop?” Ismail asked him.
“I think I know his BlackBerry log in ID, I want to search for the location.”
He said. “That’s true, he used ‘Akinray2000′ as the password.” Ismail told
Paul searched for the location phone on through the BlackBerry protect
site. “Guy I got it!” He shouted, smiling.
Ismail rushed up to him and sat beside him. “You’re a genius man!” He
grinned. “But where’s this place?” He pointed to the location. “Osun state.”
Ismail said and continued staring at the laptop. “How come Ray is in Osun
state?” Both glimpsed at each other.
“He just moved his index finger!” The nurse exclaimed as she went in
search of the Doctor.
The Doctor stood immediately also and walked briskly into the ward. That
was what he was waiting for, before he would diagnose anything, he’d have
to run a physical examination on him and know if he had no disease such
as brain tumor, dementia and lot more.
Ray’s reflexes and sensory functions would also have to be tested to
judge if had amnesia. The Doctor was glad he woke up early. If it was
amnesia, waking up that early would make it easier for him to recover his
memory than being unconscious for days.
“Just let him rest for hours before I start with him.” The Doctor instructed
the nurses and left for his office.
“I hope everything left in this car are still there because of the thieves.”
Maria said as she opened the driver’s door and peeped inside the car. There
was no assurance that everything in the car were still there.
The ladies began searching but found no phone in the car. “But they
were five guys now.. how possible is it that none had no phone?” Precious
“I’m quite sure some people must have come to steal the phone.” Maria
exhaled deeply and got out of the car. “The people we don’t even know!”
Precious hissed again.
“We just have to help. My own purse, phone and money is still in that
fool’s house.” Maria said, walking back to her car.
“Have you found anything?” Lawrence asked as he entered into the living
“Yeah. His phone is in Osun State.” He replied.
“Osun?” Ayomide moved closer.
“How do we go about this? I’m getting frustrated.” Ismail uttered.
“We have to head to Osun state. Raymond is not like this, I’m sure
something happened.” Ayomide said.
Precious and Maria walked into the hospital again, this time, tired and
frustrated. They headed to the Doctor’s office as directed by the nurses to
know what to do next. “He has regained consciousness.” The Doctor told
them as they entered into his office.
“Really?” Maria and Precious chorused and walked faster to sit down.
“Yes, just after you left.” He told them.
“So what’s the next thing to do? Iz he fine?” Maria asked.
“And you said you don’t know these guys?” The Doctor asked. “Yeah, we
only met them in the accident amd decided to help them last night.”
Precious replied him.
“Alright, I’ve not diagnosed his ailment. But I pray it’s not amnesia.” He
dropped his pen and gave the ladies a long look.
“Why can’t you diagnose his ailment now? At least, he’s already awake.”
“He must fully recover before I can talk to him. I just called the
physicians who are going to carry out physical examination on his reflexes,
sensory functions, balance and other parts of nervous system. After that, if
its amnesia we’re going to know. And, amnesia is just one of the symptoms
of Alzheimer’s disease.
“Which one is Alzheimer’s disease again?”
“Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of
brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. A neurodegenerative
type of dementia, the disease starts mild and gets progressively worse. You
won’t understand, but I pray all will be well.” He smiled.
“Amen.” The ladies chorused.
TWO HOURS AFTER.
The physicians arrived in the hospital while the Doctor headed to
Raymond’s ward to examine him. He asked him if he was alright and could
speak and he replied.
“Can you remember how the accident happened?” The Doctor asked him.
“Accident? Which accident?” He asked, wondering.
Seeming like amnesia. The Doctor thought and sighed.
“Which state do you hail from?” He asked him.
“I don’t know.. I don’t think I know.” He replied slowly, still having a
“Okay, what’s your name?” The Doctor asked.
“Name…” he repeated and stared at the Doctor. He couldn’t remember
This is serious.
“What’s your best meal?” He asked Ray.
“I don’t know.” He replied again.
The physicians stepped in and carried out their test on him likewise.
Cynthia got dressed up and entered into her car when she heard knocks.
She had told her friends she’d go in search of Raymond, none of them
should follow her.
She walked to the gate and enquired who was there. She could see a
wine-coloured Honda CRV parked outside the gate as she peeped through.
“Donald.” She heard the burly voice.
What is he doing here? She thought within herself as her eyes popped
open. Who on earth gave him the address to her house? It must be Grace.
“Who’s Donald?” She simulated.
“How many Donalds do you know?” He questioned her. “See, I’m not in
thr mood to talk to anyone, I’m really busy and I have somewhere important
I wish to to go to.” She said, trying to rebuke his presence.
“I came to discuss with you, just for few minutes and I’ll let go.” He
Cynthia opened the gate and stood by it. She posed in such a way that
he wouldn’t be able to come in. “What do you have to say?” She asked.
“At least, good morning should start a discussion.” He smiled, admiring
her from head to toe. “It seems you have nothing to say. I’m serious, I havr
to get somewhere important and wait, who gave you the address to this
place?” She questioned.
“An animal can’t describe this place, sure it’s a human being.” He kept
smiling, staring at her.
“Don’t you really have anything to say?” She was running out of patience.
“Yeah, this house is not the standard. I do not expect you to be living
here as rich as you are. You need something better.” He was getting her
“See, I’ve told you earlier that I have something better to attend to.
Please leave.” She was very indignant.
“Anyways, I came because of the love I have for you. Why did you reject
the jeep I gave you?” He enquired.
“I thought only your ears were bad, but now I can see that your brain
doesn’t work properly.” She hissed.
“I know you are aiming at getting me annoyed but I won’t be.. Let’s go
out for shipping.”
Oops! Dad must have given him the address here. Why is he so mad,
what does he want from me now? I need privacy…
“Donald..” she called his name and pushed him away. She lockes the
gate and walked inside the house angrily. “So you ladies never knew that
I’ve not gone?” She walked in angrily.
“We know, we heard tbe knocks at the gate and were sure you’ve been
with whoever that came.” Paulina replied.
She hissed and sat down. “It was Donald, I don’t know what he came for,
he is too stupid.” She hissed.
The ladies laughed. “I’m sure he is still there, how ‘re you going to leave
now?” Evelyn asked.
“It’s my headache that caused everything.. but how come he knew I
didn’t go to work?” She said, wondering.
“He might have visited the company before coming here.” Esther said.
“That’s true,” Aliyah supported her.
“Now, where do you intend going?” Evelyn asked Cynthia.
“Wanna go around of course, want to search for him.” She replied.
The Doctor called Precious and Maria into his office. He just left a ward
of a woman who had a miscarriage. “Here we are, sir.” They sat down before
him, eager to know what he’d say.
“It’s the same, amnesia.” He got them informed.
“Amnesia? What are we going to do now?” Maria enquired.
“He’s suffering from retrograde amnesia. A type of amnesia in which past
events won’t be remembered. In this case, his family members are needed
because they are going to play great roles in bringing back his memory.” He
“Retrograde amnesia. I thought amnesia is amnesia, so there are various
types?” Precious asked, looking surprised.
“Yes. There are many types. Anterogade, transistent global amnesia,
traumatic and others. His own can be categorized under traumatic and
retrograde because traumatic amnesia is about having a hard blow to the
brain due which may be due to car accidents.”
Maria heaved a sigh. “Poor guy..”
“So there are no drugs that can be used to bring back his memory?”
“There are none yet, but hypnosis is a way of calling back lost memories
and I’d like to know if it’s just amnesia and there’s no physical or brain
abnormality so we have to carry out some tests. Do you think you can
comprehend?” He asked.
“Sure, though we don’t know him but we can’t tell where he might be useful
in future.” Maria replied.
“You think so?” Precious faced Maria and chuckled. “What tests and hope
they are not too expensive?”
“Blood test, electroencephalogram and magnetic resonance imaging scan.”
“All is well.” Maria sighed.
Raymond’s friends got ready as soon as they could, rushing to Osun state.
It was Lawrence that drove them, with Ayomide’s car. Paul hardly took his
eyes off the laptop, trying to locate exact place where the phone was.
“Guys, this phone don leave Osun oh..” he said, still staring at the laptop
“You don’t mean it.” Lawrence said and pulled out of the road.
“This phone is back to Oyo State now, it seems Raymond has gotten back
to Ibadan.” Ayomide said.
“Let me have a look..” Lawrence struggled to get the laptop.
“I don’t think the GPS of his ipad is on.” Paul uttered.
“Lets go back to Ibadan..” Lawrence suggested.
The four guys got the location of the phone and got hold of the guys who
took the phone. They asked them where they got the phone and where the
owner was but they said it was sold to them while they were preparing to
leave Ede for Ibadan by some guys.
They told them they’d have to follow them back to Ede to the guys who
sold them the phone because the owner of the phone was missing. It
seemed everything was getting vivid.
“Guy how far now?” Francis said as he entered with Philip into Donald’s
Donald smiled. They’ve been best friends since their secondary school
days. The two guys were also from rich families, which made the friendship
with Donald impermeable.
They were the heirs to their fathers’ companies and businesses and were
also in money. “I’m good guys, you?” Donald forced a smile and stood to
“Did you just say you’re good? You don’t look as much..” Philip shook him
and sat down.
“I just left her place again. She still don’t have time for me.. She says I’m
proud or arrogant… I don’t even know.” He hissed.
“So it’s because of Cynthia you’re like this?” Francis chuckled. “It’s a very
easy thing.” Francis uttered.
“What is easy?” Donald hissed again and picked up his pen.
“Yes, I just thought of an idea. Let’s research on the guy or guys that are
following her and get them threatened or if possible, eliminated.” Philip
“Nice one.” Francis grinned and raised his thumbs up.
“Do you think that will make her love me? And, I don’t want to eliminate, I
hate murdering.” He said.
“Another thing is telling your dad you’d like to get married as soon as you
can and she’s your choice. At least you said her father is close to yours
and her fathee wants you. She’s going to be forced!” Francis suggested.
“That’s true!” Donald smiled and nooded happily. “I’ll make sure everything
would be done.” He grinned.
“Nice one man! The earlier..” Francis faced Philip, giving him a face of
completing the sentence.
“-the better.” Philip concluded the statement and both laughed.
“You guys are the best!” Donald was happy.
“I wish to see you, tonight.” Daniel told Cynthia, his daughter.
“Tonight?” Cynthia glimpsed at her wrist watch. It was past six already.
This is the work of Donald! She muttered.
“You sure aren’t deaf!” Her father chided.
“Alright sir.” She replied and ended the call.
She was still out, searching for Raymond. She had been searching for him
all day but didn’t get him. She didn’t have any of his friend’s mobile
number, she’d have called to know how well they had gone.
Let me try his mobile number again. She thought and called him but the
battery was already flat.
♥ ♥ ♥
Cynthia walked into her father’s compound looking worried. She hadn’t
taken her bath since morning neither had she tasted anything. She turned
on hearing voices and saw him, Donald’s father and Donald himself seated
under the small tree beside the garage.
She walked there briskly and greeted the elders on seat. “Sit down.” Her
father said, smiling.
She sat, unfortunately it was right beside the annoying Donald. “I called
you to get you informed that your introduction is next week Saturday and
nothing can change that.”
Cynthia’s eyes popped wide open.
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by daveP(m): 2:09pm On Aug 03, 2014|
Though i wasnt called, ama enjoying this as well (scribbles something down) ride on T-Dan
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by TemitopeDaniel(m): 3:00pm On Aug 03, 2014|
daveP: Though i wasnt called, ama enjoying this as well (scribbles something down) ride on T-DanI'm sorry i didn't call u boss....
Now, This is a a series, drops every saturday, 5pm and ep 1 - 5 has been on my blog so episode six drops dz Saturday. 5pm....
Anoda story starts hopefully today... let's wait and c...
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by daveP(m): 4:29pm On Aug 03, 2014|
TemitopeDaniel: I'm sorry i didn't call u boss....okay bro. More ink to the quill!
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by Hameenat94(f): 6:16pm On Aug 03, 2014|
Nyc story dear... I always envy ur power of imagination buh wait oh it seems ure 4rm Ibadan or do u jst live dia cos i noticed u always use Ibadan buh dis 1 u used Ede nd dats my hometown... Weldone
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by seunviju(f): 6:51pm On Aug 03, 2014|
Even though you didn't call me it is a must I read.nice story,keep up the good work sir
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by kskpoundz(m): 8:49pm On Aug 03, 2014|
Good to c u again bro.present sir.hmm off to ur blog straight no tym @all.too sweeter dan my gf t*to
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by Beckytee(f): 9:08am On Aug 04, 2014|
Alrit na... Always following
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by PrinceAdepoju(m): 1:45pm On Aug 04, 2014|
Let's do this, boss!!
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by myndd(m): 3:06pm On Aug 04, 2014|
Lovin dis ,t.dan more ink to ur pen
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by Ormorlehwah(f): 10:04pm On Aug 04, 2014|
|Re: Peace And April - A Romance Series by swtangeljones(f): 2:14pm On Aug 05, 2014|
What kind of a father is dat wu is nt after d happiness of his children?.....business mongers.
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