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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by iamgprince(m): 3:06pm On Sep 12, 2019
thanks for the update
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by Ann2012(f): 5:09pm On Sep 12, 2019
Waiting patiently for the next episode

Thanks for the update
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 10:21pm On Sep 12, 2019
fareedah86:
You are a good writer,i love the story....come and complete this story o

Awwn,��� Thanks dear kiss kiss kiss
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 10:22pm On Sep 12, 2019
Ann2012:
Waiting patiently for the next episode

Thanks for the update

You're welcome. Don't worry it's on its way
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 10:22pm On Sep 12, 2019
iamgprince:
thanks for the update

You're welcome
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 10:34pm On Sep 12, 2019
Thanks guys for the comments. Please keep 'em coming. Let me know what you think about the characters.

Let me drop this and run.

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"What do you want this time?", he fired at her.

" Look, I know you're angry but there's something you need to know.", she said.

"I'm not listening to anymore lies from you Ojimbas.", he answered.

" Délé, listen. Everything Nenye said is a lie. She loves you. She was never engaged to Nonso. She has always loved you. She is being forced to marry him because my dad want his father's support for his senatorial campaign. She still loves you. Everything I told you was a lie, an act my father wrote, directed and produced.", she explained.

"Why are you telling me this?", he inquired.

" I betrayed my sister once. I will never be able to make up for it. I can only try to make amends.", she answered and got out of the car.

He sat there marvelled at Nonye's revelation. He was torn between walking away and taking a stand for their love. He made up his mind and got out of the car. He made his way to the hall where the ceremony was going to take place.

He slipped into one of the pews and watched as the woman he loved was getting married to another. He sighed and bid his time till the priest gave the cue. He looked at Nenye's glum face as she spoke her vows with a quivering voice. The priest then muttered, " Is there anyone who is against this Union or has any reason why this two should not be joined in holy matrimony? He or she should speak now or forever hold their peace. "

Délé rose up and walked to the altar not regarding the gasps and murmurs of the congregation.

"You insolent piece of filth!", Nenye's father cursed and he intercepted him from getting closer to the altar.

Nenye broke down and cried begging him to leave. " Délé, leave. Don't destroy my day!"

"Silence! Chief Ojimba return to your pew and let this man speak.", the priest ordered and Nenye's father returned to his seat and tried to pacify his soon to be in-laws. Nonso glared at Délé and Nenye averted her gaze.

"Speak my child!", the priest said.

" Nenye... Everything I've ever told you about how I feel about you is true. Despite it all, I'm willing to have you. Take my hand and let's leave it all behind.", he stated. Nenye looked away from him and his heart broke.

"This is ludicrous. Silence this idiot!", Nonso's father shouted.

" Silence! This young man will speak his mind!", the priest asserted.

"Do you really want to do this.?! Do you really want to throw away our love and marry him?! Nenye take my hand and let's go!", he shouted hoping to awaken something in her.

" Nenye, make your choice now. We have to carry on with the ceremony. Do you love this gentleman?", the priest asked her softly. Nenye looked from Délé to her father and back to the priest. "I don't!", she muttered. Délé felt shattered and thrust into oblivion.

" You see! Guards! ", Nenye's father shouted. Two men in suits appeared. " Escort him out of here!", he ordered. He left with them resigned that he had lost Nenye forever.

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He drove to the nearest bar and drowned his liver with alcohol. He had gotten into a fight with some men and was asked to leave. He left and continued his binge drinking at another bar. He was lucky someone was magnanimous enough to call him a cab. He sighed and hated how debased he had become because of Nenye. He had to get over her and grow up.

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Nenye looked out the window, thinking of Délé.

He must hate me now.

She only wanted to protect him. She was glad her father had fulfilled his promise not to hurt him even after the stunt he pulled at her wedding. The heartbreak he suffered was enough punishment. She sighed and tried to imagine what it would have been like if she actually married Délé not Nonso. All her frowns would have been upside down. She would have been so giddy, she probably would have sung. And she didn't sing a lot. She laughed at the thought. She laughed only to feel tears form twin streams on her face. Life was cruel. Why did she have to meet Délé if their love was never meant to be? She sighed.

"Are you coming to bed?", Nonso asked. She shook her head in reply.

" You should forget about him. He probably hates you now. Besides, if you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with.", he advised.

"I don't exactly think you're in the position to give me advice.", she retorted in anger still facing the window.
He sighed and said softly, " If you can't love me, can we at least be friends? "

She laughed and turned to face him. "Friends? With you? I'll pass, thanks. After what you did? I trusted you and told you everything but what did you do? You ran off and betrayed me. I don't even know why I'm the one married to you. You'd be better off with Nonye. You're both traitors.", she scorned and turned back to the window.

" I hope you can forgive me someday. ", he muttered.

" I doubt it.", she replied.

He looked at her and left her alone.

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Five months later


Délé groaned and tried to open his eyes but they were heavy and his head ached. He turned and felt someone by his side. He opened his eyes and saw Tinú. He was confused. He looked around and saw clothes sprawled about. He caught glimpse of a red bra and his head spun. He raised the sheets and caught evidence of their night together. Anger bubbled within him. He shook Tinú awake. She groaned and stretched.

"Wake up.", he shouted. Tinú jerked up and pulled the blanket to cover her bare breasts.

" Oh my God!", she exclaimed.

"So this was your agenda? To get into bed with me?", he accused callously.

" Délé, no. This was an accident.", she explained.

"Please, spare me and get lost.", he shouted. She sobbed and wrapped herself with a sheet and got out of the bed. She picked up her clothes and shoes and ran out of the room only to meet Mrs. Dáramólá in the passage. She had never been more humiliated in her life. Tinú rushed past her to her room not wanting to see hatred or disgust in the woman's eyes. She locked the door to her room and fell on her bed and cried.

Mrs. Dáramólá barged into Délé's room.

" What did you do to her?", the woman shouted.

" Mum, she took advantage of me! I was drunk last night. We went out drinking together and I played into her plans.", he replied.

"She would never do that.", she defended.

" Mum, see past her good girl facade. She's a scheming gold digger.", Délé countered.

His mother shook her head in disbelief.

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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by Ann2012(f): 2:30am On Sep 13, 2019
What Nonso did should have been done earlier, she should have allowed Nenye speak to Dele when locked indoors.
I understand Nenye's plight, she doesn't want Dele dead after the threat from her father,that's why she still denied him at the Church.
That [b]five months later [/b]thing got me oooo, now Dele feels Tinu used him, well let's keep reading.
Thanks for the update
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 3:49am On Sep 13, 2019
Ann2012:
What Nonso did should have been done earlier, she should have allowed Nenye speak to Dele when locked indoors.
I understand Nenye's plight, she doesn't want Dele dead after the threat from her father,that's why she still denied him at the Church.
That [b]five months later [/b]thing got me oooo, now Dele feels Tinu used him, well let's keep reading.
Thanks for the update

Humans are naturally selfish. I don't blame Nonso.

You're welcome grin grin
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by iamgprince(m): 4:04am On Sep 13, 2019
thanks for the update and for Dele

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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 7:07am On Sep 13, 2019
Chapter 6

She looked at the two lines in disbelief. She faltered and flopped on the bed.

"What is it?", Ajiri asked.

" I'm pregnant ", Tinú sobbed. And Ajiri sat on the bed and hugged her.

" How exactly did it happen? ", Ajiri asked as she stroked Tinú's hair.

" Till today, I don't know. We were both drinking and he was so drunk. I helped him up to his room after the taxi dropped us. After that point, I don't remember anything. I wish he didn't hate me so much.", Tinú whinned.

"You just had to fall in love with him.", Ajiri said.

" AJ, I wish I don't love him but I do. I'm so confused.", she muttered in between sobs.

"What do you want to do? Do you want to abort or keep it?", Ajiri asked.

" I'm not sure. ", Tinú answered.

" Will you come with me to Abuja?", Ajiri asked as she released Tinú.

"Can I?!", Tinú asked enthusiastically.

" Of course, I told Iliya I might have to bring you back with me and he was OK with it.", Ajiri explained.
Tinú thought about it and agreed to go with her.

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She was at her wits end with Tinú. The girl had locked herself in her room avoiding her and Délé since the incident. She had given her two weeks but now she had to talk to her. She would be in a light mood after her friend came visiting and then she'd talk to her. She opened the door and entered her room without knocking. Tinú was startled and dropped the white stick in her hand. She looked from Tinú to the stick and Tinú quickly picked the stick and shoved it into the bag on her bed. The bag was filled with clothes.

" Tinú, are you leaving? ", the woman asked as she moved closer to Tinu

" Yes ma. I'm grateful for your hospitality but I have to.", Tinú answered. "My friend got me a job in her law firm in Abuja, so I have to leave."

"What did you put in your bag now?, the woman asked.

" It's nothing. Just a thermometer", Tinú lied.

" Oh, OK", she answered.

"Did you want to tell me something?", Tinú asked.

" Yes. Uh- Mrs Ladipo said she needs help to pick the waterleaf.", she answered.

"Oh, I have even forgotten.", Tinú said and zipped the bag and kept it in her wardrobe. Tinú followed the woman out of her room.

Mrs Dáramólá did not buy that thermometer lie. It looked a lot like Tinú was hiding something but she'd play the fool until she had her hands on the white stick.

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Délé wondered why his mother asked him to see her that night. She had told him it was a matter of life and death. As he climbed the stairs he hoped he wouldn't have to see that Tinú of a girl. He unlocked the door and walked to the sitting room to see his mother and Tinú together.

Oh God!

" Good evening ma", he greeted as he bowed.

" Délé, good evening. Sit.", she said.

He sat adjacent from Tinú and saw that she had been crying. He dismissed it as none of his business. He looked at his mother and she threw him a white stick. He caught it and looked at it. It looked like one of those pregnancy test kit things. He looked at the window and and saw two lines. He looked up from it and looked at Tinú, whose head was bowed in shame.

"Mum, what is this?", he asked confused, hoping his line of thought was incorrect.

" Tinú is pregnant with your child! ", his mother announced.

He glared at Tinú and she immediately lowered her head again.

" You've got to be kidding me! Of course, she's pregnant! It was her plan all along. ", he fired at her. " Are you even sure this is hers?", he asked his mother. "" For all we know, she could have stolen this from someone to make her plan work out. ", he continued.
" Délé, she is pregnant with your child, my grandchild.", his mother put in softly.

"Don't tell me you believe her!", Délé fired at his mother in disbelief.

" Of course, I do. I saw her that morning leaving your room and the pregnancy test result. I need not be a philosopher to deduce that the activity of that night conceived this baby", his mother replied.

Délé rolled his eyes and clapped mockingly, "Well done, ma. You should get an Oscar and an Emmy for Actress of the year and Best subterfuge artist. Pretending to be a friend, acting to have my best interest at heart. Bravo. Great performance, leading lady", he scorned. Tinú burst into tears.

" Délé, that's enough. To get to the reason I called you here. Tinú is pregnant with my grandchild. And I will not have my first grandchild born outside wedlock. Délé, I want you to marry Tinú. ", his mother said firmly.

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Two years later.

Tinú sighed as Tóminí yawned tiredly and closed her eyes and slept.

Finally!

She turned off the light and left the twins' room. Tóminí and Tèmílolúwa were the light of her life. Ever since she married Délé, they brought a certain peace and joy to her, joy that numbed the pain Délé inflicted on her daily. She sighed and entered the room she shared with Délé. She met him reading on the bed. He was shirtless and he looked so handsome. She wondered why she still felt this way around him despite his attitude to her. He didn't look up from his book when she entered, he didn't even acknowledge her goodnight. It wasn't new but it still hurt. She loved him but he only saw her as a gold digger. She even hoped he would hate her and love their children but he saw them in the same light- A gold digger and her bastards.

Sometimes she regretted marrying him. She would have been better off as a single mother without the heartache Délé dealt to her day after day. She wished she had listened to Ajiri who advised her not to marry Délé. She wished a lot of things. Would it be so bad to wish Délé would love her? Wishful thinking was all she had. She closed her eyes and imagined a life where Délé loved her.

In that world, Délé was at her side when she had the twins, reassuring her that she could do it. In that world, Délé held her close every night and kissed her with love. In that world, Délé bounced Tóminí on his knee watching her laugh and show her tiny dimples. In that world, Délé helped her tuck Tèmílolúwa in after a long day. Only if wishes came to pass. She slept off hoping by a miracle Délé would change.

He hated himself for that moment of weakness. If only he wasn't drunk, he wouldn't be with this gold-digger, chained to her by those pesky fetters she called children. If only his mother had seen through her act and not ask him to marry her. His mother was so blinded by her desire for grandchildren that she forced him to marry her. The girl was probably pregnant and slept with him to have a name to give her bastards. His mother even claimed to see his father in Tinú's son.

He didn't see anything. The girl would regret messing with him. To think he thought her to be a friend. She convinced him to go with her colleague's birthday party at a nightclub. He agreed wanting to get his mind off work. They had a few drinks and the next thing she did was take advantage of him, claiming it was an accident.

Accident my foot!

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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 7:09am On Sep 13, 2019
iamgprince:
thanks for the update and for Dele

grin grin I don't know what that means but you're welcome (in Maui's voice)
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by mhizv(f): 10:29am On Sep 13, 2019
This is really nice.
Next please
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by Ann2012(f): 10:30am On Sep 13, 2019
Dele will regret his actions someday, I just hope it won't be late.
Thanks for the update
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 10:48am On Sep 13, 2019
mhizv:
This is really nice.
Next please

Thank you.
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 10:49am On Sep 13, 2019
Ann2012:
Dele will regret his actions someday, I just hope it won't be late.
Thanks for the update

Abi o. Like father like son.

You're welcome, dear

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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by bossy512(f): 10:55am On Sep 13, 2019
Very interesting, thanks for the update
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 12:26pm On Sep 13, 2019
bossy512:
Very interesting, thanks for the update

You're welcome to b
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 1:09pm On Sep 13, 2019
Hey guys. So let's continue the drama.


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He looked at the passport photograph on the resumé in front of him for the umpteenth time. He couldn't believe it. After two years of searching, her resumé ended up on his desk. The girl in the cyan bodycon dress. She had plagued his dreams every night for two years. He looked at her name again- Atinúké Coker Dáramólá. Atinúké. He smiled. The name suited her perfectly. He looked through her CV and his heart broke when he saw her marital status. She was married. He hated that someone else had gotten to her first. He remembered MJ, his ex-assistant. If only she had been more suave with her interview with Atinúké's friend, he would have gotten to her sooner. He looked at her picture. He had never been entangled with married women. It was always too much trouble. But for her, he was willing to make an exception. He put a call through to his secretary.

"How may I help you, sir?", his secretary's voice blared from the intercom.

" Tell HR I've made my choice. Atinúké Coker Dáramólá. ", he answered.

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Tinú was tired of being a housewife. She needed something to distract her from pining for Délé. She had forgotten about the application Ajiri had put forward for her to Oduah Holdings until she received a call from their Human Resources department that she had been hired. She was elated until she remembered the job was in Abuja and she was in Lagos.

" Are you kidding me? ", Ajiri shouted over the phone.

" Mama, calm down.", Tinú pacified.

"Calm down ko, calmer down ni. This is an opportunity of a lifetime. Do you know how much I would love to be in their legal department? Tinú, we are talking about one of the biggest mining companies in Africa, not to talk of their other businesses. I mean they kicked Flour Mills of Nigeria to the curb. They are practically competing with Dangote. They are also into oil and fashion. And you are telling me you're married with kids. To hell with Délé. I can recommend a good nanny to take care of Tómi and Tèmí while you're at work. Heck she can resume as you land gan sef.", Ajiri aired.

" But..."

"No buts. Tinú, I know Délé is putting you through a lot more than you're letting on. If you feel there's a chance he'll love you, take the job. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Soon, he'll realise how much you mean to him and he'll come and steal you away from your job. And if he doesn't, you can't keep on waiting for the rent from your family's house. You need to be independent. Either way, you need to take this job. I'll send you your flight details.", Ajiri said and cut the call.

She smiled.

Ajiri and her tough love.

She was right she had to take the job. She decided to start packing.

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Tinú stared at herself in the mirror. Her diet plan worked. She was almost as trim as she was before she had the twins. She tugged at her blazer and spun around and met the nanny smiling at her.

" How do I look?", she asked smiling.

"Beautiful.", the woman answered.

" Thank you ma.", she answered and picked up her handbag and her phone. She looked at the call history. No calls from Délé. She sighed and left the room to check on her babies. They were still sleeping and she kissed them on their foreheads and whispered a 'Mummy loves you.' and left their room. She gave instructions to the nanny and left after the woman wished her good luck.

She met Ajiri outside waiting in her car and she entered the car.

"Fine girl.", Ajiri praised as she drove off.

" Thank you. How are Iliya and Tega?", she said.

"Illiya is fine but that son of his is a troubleshooter.", Ajiri answered.

" He takes after his mother, na.", Tinú teased.

"Abeg. He takes after his father.", Ajiri retorted.

Tinú laughed and Ajiri joined her. "Thank you for taking me to work."

"It's nothing.", Ajiri replied.

They talked about their children some more and talked about the differences between Lagos and Abuja. Before Tinú knew it, Ajiri pulled the car up by the Oduah Holdings building. Tinú looked at the building in awe. It was an architectural feat.

" Oh my G", Tinú exclaimed.

"Yep. This is where you didn't want to work.", Ajiri mentioned snapping Tinú out of her reverie.

Tinú smiled at her and hugged her." Thank you for being the bestest friend and for your tough love.", Tinú squealed.

"You're welcome.", Ajiri said and bade her goodbye and sent her off to her first day at Oduah Holdings and in Chris Oduah's life. She walked in with her head held high ready to face the next phase of her life.


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Felicia looked at her husband knotting his tie and all she could think of was how she could leave him. She was tired of his abuse. He was a virile monster taking her anytime he wished, even on her period. He had become so depraved and debauched. If only that was all. If a man so much as looked at her longer than necessary, he could rip the man's head off. He had even requested for a female doctor to deliver her when she was to give birth to her son.

Her in-laws had tried to talk sense to him but he remained as he was. She remembered when he almost killed his brother for looking at her. She was so humiliated. His mother had accused her of bewitching her son. If only she had bewitched him, then she'd know what to do to break the spell. The funniest part of it all was that anytime she tried to leave him, he fell terribly ill and then she'd have to stay. She knew it wasn't normal.

He turned to look at her and said, "What are you thinking of?"

" Nothing, my love.", she answered and flashed him a plastic smile.

"Good.", he muttered and walked up to her and kissed her savagely. He broke the kiss and left the room after picking up his briefcase.

She wiped her mouth trying to clean off all traces of him. She had to find a way to get past all his guards and leave him once and for all and she wouldn't care if he hugged a transformer, she'd leave.

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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by iamgprince(m): 1:51pm On Sep 13, 2019
thanks for the update op
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by bossy512(f): 1:55pm On Sep 13, 2019
Thanks so much, you are blessed
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 3:38pm On Sep 13, 2019
iamgprince:
thanks for the update op

You're welcome cheesy cheesy
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 3:39pm On Sep 13, 2019
bossy512:
Thanks so much, you are blessed

You're welcome. Amen. grin grin grin grin
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by Ann2012(f): 4:46pm On Sep 13, 2019
He can hug transformer and die na, go and slay jare Tinu.
Thanks for the update
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 6:57pm On Sep 13, 2019
Ann2012:
He can hug transformer and die na, go and slay jare Tinu.
Thanks for the update

grin grin grin grin Lol.

Be careful what you wish for. You're welcome dear

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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 7:41pm On Sep 13, 2019
I'm feeling so fly today, so I thought what the heck, one more update. kiss kiss kiss

The drama begins.

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Tinú listened to her boss brief her her JD. She had applied to be a personnel manager but she was given the post of the Executive Assistant to the COO, without an interview. This was definitely a miracle.

" You're to report to work by seven-thirty. You are to assist the COO, Mr. Christopher Oduah. You keep a tab of meetings set, represent Mr. Oduah in seminars if need be, coordinate his schedule together with his secretary and his P.A. and you do damage control if need be. Do you understand me? Other duties are in your contract of employment. ", the man addressed sternly.

" Yes sir.", she replied.

"There is a chain of command. Though you work directly for Mr. Oduah, I’m your supervisor and you report to me. Now, Nimah here will give you a tour of the company and tell you other rules I might have skipped. Am i clear?", he asked.

" Crystal clear, sir", she answered.

"Good.", he said. "And lest I forget your duty is to assist the COO not try to sleep with him. Mr. Oduah does not kindly to sexual advances and I for one detest ladies who use their sexuality to get through life. Am I understood, Mrs Dáramólá?,", he continued.

" Yes sir.", he replied.

"At least I hope a married woman will last long.", he muttered and left the room.

" Good morning, I'm Nimah Shehu and I'll be giving you a tour of the company and letting you in on the dos, donts and don't even dream ofs.", the lady started.

The tour went well and Tinú made mental notes of important rules. Fear Mr Ekeh, be hardworking, never be late without prior notice or a cogent reason and don't try to sleep with the boss. Those were rules she could obey. She walked out of the elevator to the top floor where her office would be. She walked up to the woman at the desk.

"Good morning, I'm Mrs Dáramólá. I'm the new EA to Mr. Oduah.", she introduced herself with a smile and stretched out her hand.

" Oh good morning. I'm Miss Tamara Duru, his secretary. ", the lady answered and shook Tinú's hand.

" You'll meet Mr. Michael Umoru, his P.A. later. I'll take you to meet Mr. Oduah now. He's been expecting you.", the lady said and got out of her seat and led her to Chris' office. They entered the office after he permitted them to enter.

He looked at her from head to toe. She had added a little weight from the last time he saw her, but she was still shapely and beautiful.

"Good morning, sir", she greeted.

"Good morning. Thank you, Tamara. You can leave now.", he said.

"Yes sir.", Tamara said and left.

" Please sit.", he said as he gestured to the seat in front of his desk.

"Thank you sir.", she muttered and sat.

" Tell me about yourself. ", he said and reclined in his chair.

Tinú dreaded this question. It could either get you the job or not.

" Well, sir. I'm Atinúké Coker Dáramólá. The unique threads that make the fabric of my life are..."

"Atinúké, I'm not asking you to sell yourself to me. You've gotten the job. I want to know about your personal life. Your husband and your kids if any.", he asked and inched closer to his desk.

" My personal life?", Tinú stuttered.

"Yes, Mrs Dáramólá.", he asked hating the title Mrs. " You know the kind of juicy stuff you share with your girlfriends."

What kind of question is this nítorí Olórun?

"I'm waiting.", he said snapping her out of her thoughts.

" Sir, um my personal life is quite boring. I'm married with two children, twins actually. They are the light of my life. That's it.", she answered.

He noticed how her eyes sparkled when she talked about her children, they didn't even flicker when she mentioned being married.

Her marriage must be sour and she's probably only in it for her children?

"How long have you been married?", he asked.

" Two years, sir.", she answered.

He felt enraged. Two years and she was sad about the marriage. The guy must be a bastard to make her sad.

"How exactly did you meet your husband?", he asked and reclined in his chair again.

"Umm, he was my neighbor. Things happened and we got married.", she responded after thinking for a while.

Is she in love with this guy at all?

He sighed and closed his eyes and rubbed his nose bridge.

" Sir?", Tinú called.

"You can leave.", he whispered still closing his eyes.

" Are you OK, sir?", Tinú asked in concern.

"Yes, leave.", he answered curtly. Tinú stood and left wondering if her boss was OK. Somehow, she couldn't shake the feeling that she had seen him somewhere before. Maybe it was just her imagination.

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Nenye looked at Délé in shock. He was a shadow of himself. He looked worse than the last day she saw him. She thought she would never see him again. Then she met him at a summit in Japan. Why did he have to come back now? Especially when she had begun to love her husband.

He never thought he'd see her again. He that even if he did, he'd only feel hatred for her. Only to meet her at a summit and feel embers relighting. She was still as graceful as ever. The black and white against her fair skin was immaculate and reminded him of an angel. She looked so brilliant and her articulation was impressive. It was just like when he had first met her. He approached her during recess as she helped herself to the sandwiches at the breakfast bar.

"Hello, Nenye!", he greeted during the recess.

" Oh, Délé. Hi!", she greeted in shock.

"It's good to see you again.", he said.

" Um, likewise. ", she replied.

" Um...how is your husband? ", he asked.

" Délé, please don't rehash the past.", she said and was about to leave when he pulled her back.

"I'm sorry.", he muttered.

" OK! Here's the number you can reach me on at the hotel I'm staying at.", she said and pulled out a note from her bag and scribbled her contact on it and handed it to him. "I'm about to leave. Call me, later", she said and left.

He clung to the card like a lifeline. Nenye was back in his life and he was going to take advantage of it to the fullest.

He got back to his hotel room and tried calling Nenye. He was redirected to her voicemail and he sighed and laid on his bed. He remembered her beautiful skin and her authoritative yet gentle voice. He closed his eyes and pictured her face again.

Nenye!

He was going to make her his, for good this time. He slept off and dreamt of her.

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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by Ann2012(f): 9:56pm On Sep 13, 2019
Dele is obsessed with Nenye
Thanks for the update, 1 chilled champagne for u
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by Humbleness: 10:56pm On Sep 13, 2019
Dele should move on and stop acting like a baby, he has family to take care of.
Thanks for the story, I have been reading it and I must say it interesting. So I decided to come out because this are the kind of story I love to read. Keep it up.
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by Treasurewamiri(f): 11:01pm On Sep 13, 2019
People don't appreciate what they have until they lose it. Hope it won't be like that for Dele? Keep it coming OP..
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 12:21am On Sep 14, 2019
Ann2012:
Dele is obsessed with Nenye
Thanks for the update, 1 chilled champagne for u

Na so we see am o. You're welcome. I'm here with my flute grin grin grin

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Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 12:22am On Sep 14, 2019
Humbleness:
Dele should move on and stop acting like a baby, he has family to take care of.
Thanks for the story, I have been reading it and I must say it interesting. So I decided to come out because this are the kind of story I love to read. Keep it up.

Thanks for commenting. It means a lot to me. I hope not to disappoint.
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 12:23am On Sep 14, 2019
Treasurewamiri:
People don't appreciate what they have until they lose it. Hope it won't be like that for Dele? Keep it coming OP..

Ahh, we just have to wait and see. cheesy cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: "Ocean Of Secrets" A Story By Millieademi by millieademi(f): 12:24am On Sep 14, 2019
Please keep the comments coming. I love to hear what you think about the characters. kiss kiss

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