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|Re: The Sacrifice by greatme2good(f): 9:08pm On Sep 11|
Vizzy4u:What did she do wrong
|Re: The Sacrifice by topher052: 1:08pm On Sep 12|
Abdul laid on his elbow on a mat with a knuckle supporting his head in his tent. Two heavily bearded men in black , sat at a wooden table with a steaming kettle, two tiny tea cups and a kerosene lantern which lit the room dimly laid on.
Speaking in Arabic one of the men, simply called Mustapha, slightly older than Musa, said to Abdul. "the boys are not back from the delivery and we are short of supplies".
"I still have about six in the cell". Abdul replied scratching his beards in nonchalance.
Abdul is in charge of the settlement after he mutinied his superior in the desert , came back with a ridiculous excuse of being attacked by a neighbouring town, which the elders not only bought but gave him the go ahead to retaliate which he did without blinking and returned victorious.
Abdul is respected for his ability to get things done and feared by his men due to his trigger happy finger. This eventually gave him a smack of arrogance he exhibited even before his superiors ( the elders) who are the ones financing the operations.
The elders are powerful cabal with wings in government. They built the settlement to secretly carry out their nefarious business which is not to be compared to their various lucrative businesses.
Musa and Mustapha are spokes men for the elders who has remained anonymous since inception even to the arrogant Abdul.
"six is not enough. We need you to get the hunters out there". Musa said in controlled low tone.
Abdul slowly sat up . "Have I not been punctual? Relax!". His voice shaking in controlled anger.
The visitors exchanged glances and poured themselves a cup full of tea.
" I heard you shot one of them". Mustapha carefully pointed out as he slowly dropped his cup, his eyes boring holes through Abdul in the dim light.
The statement got Abdul uncomfortable because he knows it was not in his place to make decisions. This is not the first time he had been cautioned. He wondered how they got to know about it as he cleared his throat." She was useless, she looked sick".
"and who told you that, are you a doctor?". Musa struggled to keep his voice controlled.
Abdul glared at the men and stood up." I have been in this business, breaking records, making more money for you people than anyone else has". He slowly moved closer. "I know what loses means and detest it!". He rest his hands on the table and met Musa's eyes."so you think I can't make the right decision?".
There was a sudden calmness in the tent as Musa struggled to hold the gaze. He then turned away, standing to his feet he caught Abdul's eyes and said sternly."let this be the last, you have no right to make decisions!". Then he added as he started his leave with Mustapha behind him."we need four kidneys more".
Abdul bite back his brewing anger eruption with his hands clinging to a fist on the table watching as the men bent out of the tent. He snatched the kettle from the table and slammed it on the floor fighting back the silly thought of putting bullets in the men's head.
The next day afternoon Susan, one other black girl she met that morning and the African girls sat outside the tent washing a pile of clothes which they started after washing ten very large canopies. Fifi slowly tapped Susan on the shoulder and pointed towards three blindfolded men pushed towards a pickup van by four masked men.
"who are those men and where are they going to?" Fifi said in wonder.
Susan followed fifi's gaze and her heart leaped into her mouth. Andrew was in the middle of the men bounds on his hands. She didn't know when she shouted. " hey! Baby!".
Andrew recognized the voice, turned and removed his blindfold, when he saw Susan, he impulsively made to run towards her but one of the men caught him by the shirt and pulled him back with the butt of the gun on his mouth. He dropped on his knees with his hands on his bleeding mouth.
Susan felt the gun hit her. She dropped the cloth in her hands running towards Andrew. One of the covered ladies rushed out from the tent and held her. " do you want to die? Stop this madness!". The lady yelled struggling with her.
They were still in the pandemonium when Abdul was spotted progressing towards them, immediately Susan refrained and stood quietly.
He came closer and asked looking inquisitively at everyone. " what's going on here?".
No one said anything to him. He turned to the men and said. " I thought I said you should go with a lady, why is there no lady?"
The men exchanged glances blamefully and two immediately rushed towards Susan. Even though she didn't understand what Abdul meant, instinct made her frighteningly pushing herself from the ladies grip.
" Not her!" Abdul yelled. " The other one!". Pointing at the new girl they met that morning.
The chubby light skin girl in her early twenties looked at them horrifically and took off but the men caught her in time, one bundled her on his shoulders effortlessly making towards the van ignoring her struggles.
Susan watched as they hauled the men including Andrew into the van like worthless beasts. She dropped on her knees crying as the van drove off. The two African girls joined her from behind.
Abdul walked up to her and smiled. Then turned to the covered lady. " and you're here they are getting all emotional! I see you are becoming useless!". He yelled in Arabic.
The lady jumped in fear, grabbed a stick from the floor and started flogging the girls yelling in an ascent. " get to work! ".
The van drove into a large abandoned compound. The old worn-out yellow brick building stood in the middle of a vast land. There was a pilled sign post with what was left of the inscription was "Rama... Gene..r.. hos...l" hanging slightly above the roof. Two dusty wooden window and a part of the roof detached from the roof swinging to the motion of the wind. Two men stood looking suspiciously at the van at the entrance. The place was as quiet as a graveyard with just the rustling of the window disrupting its peacefulness.
A dust infested motorcycle stood beside the building. A dried orange tree which had shed all its leaves struggled with the wind tension. The two stairs leading up to the entrance of the building were brick stones, maps of few footprints led to the building.
The men pulled the passengers off the van and pushed them forward in their blindfolds. One of the men standing came forward looking dissatisfied.
"six! Not four!". The man in white jalamia and a black cloth over his head in short beards said in Arabic.
" we have no idea, doing what we were told". One of the escort replied the man.
" take them in, the doctor is waiting". The other behind the first man said.
They pushed Andrew and his team into the building that reeked of decay and disinfectant. Andrew thought it smelt like death as they pushed them into an empty store with no window and took off their blindfolds.
Few minutes later two of the escorts came in for the girl. She hesitated screaming but they pulled her without hesitation and dragged her away.
Andrew turned to the petrified men with him and couldn't mutter any word as they all seem to be out of words knowing what their impending fate was.
They could hear the girl screaming and a furniture breaking, again she screamed and begged, then a muffling sound, then she stopped.
Andrew eyed the man beside him that had urinated on himself shaking profusely. Andrew wanted to reassure the man but found himself praying for some kind of miracle.
About twenty minutes later, three men came in, eyed their hostages and two started towards Andrew, he fought back but his hands were bound and too weak to defend himself, they grabbed the man who peed on himself also, the man hardly struggled, like he had accepted his fate.
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|Re: The Sacrifice by greatme2good(f): 6:09pm On Sep 12|
RIP to Andrew
|Re: The Sacrifice by dawno2008(m): 6:21pm On Sep 12|
Pls topher052 don't wait too long before you update,this story is getting hotter and delay can be dangerous
Thanks for the update though
|Re: The Sacrifice by BankyGee(m): 6:51pm On Sep 12|
INDUSTRIALFAN please comman read this story before it's too late. Sugar story
|Re: The Sacrifice by do4luv14(m): 6:56pm On Sep 12|
Are you sure he is dead?
|Re: The Sacrifice by greatme2good(f): 7:23pm On Sep 12|
do4luv14:In advance boo
|Re: The Sacrifice by do4luv14(m): 8:09pm On Sep 12|
This story is about him and his wife,
he cant die now, atlst not yet anyway lets wait and see myluv
|Re: The Sacrifice by Omittesb(m): 8:16pm On Sep 12|
Nice one Topher
|Re: The Sacrifice by topher052: 11:54am On Sep 13|
They led Andrew and the into a room with a wooden window opened, the girl laid on the floor at the corner of the room. Andrew flinched when he saw the girl, he saw death coming for him as he looked at the young arabian doctor in his twenties in white lab suit, a mask on his nose, and beads of sweat hung on his forehead despite the wind forcing its way through the window, his hands covered in blue gloves soaked in blood as he fumbled with what looked like kidney in a bowl on top of a long bench in front of him. Andrew presumed that was where the surgery takes place.
Beside the young doctor a table where some knives and scissors covered in blood laid in a plastic bowl.
The young doctor finished putting the kidney carefully in a collar, looked up at the guard with the other man and said something gently in Arabic. The men grabbed the man and bundled him on the bench, held him still and one tore open his shirt. The man breathing heavily looking frantically at anyone coming towards him.
The young doctor took a knife and came to the mans side as two men held the mans hands and legs still. The man didn't bother to struggle he only tried to look at the doctor breathing heavily. The doctor placed the knife slightly below his rip by the side of his stomach. The man screamed and struggled, the doctor eyed another guard standing. The guard quickly took a rope from the floor and tied it round the mans mouth holding his head still as the doctor continued.
It was now Andrews turn. Andrew watched as they tossed the mans shaky body on top of the girls. It felt like he was in a nightmare. Dying in a foreign land and not knowing what will happen to his wife.
A sudden surge of hope he couldn't understand lightened him up as he remembered the prayers the white man Smart prayed for him.
" you'll not die today. Do you believe that?". Smart had said earlier that day when they were going to take him away. "just believe it and you will be surprised how faith works".
Andrew now eyed the young whom nodded to the guard who held him. And immediately the guard pushed Andrew towards the bench, another held Andrews other arm and they both laid him on the bench.
Andrew kept muttering under his breath. " not today, I can't die today".
The doctor moved closer and waited for the men to rip off Andrews shirt. Then he placed the knife on Andrews side stomach that making an incision. It felt like hot excruciating pain ran through every fiber in his body and he screamed his gut out struggling, trying to break free from the men's grip. The doctor eyed the men and waited for them to hold Andrew still.
Another hand joined holding down Andrews chest, another pushed down his waist. The doctor wiped out the beads of sweat from his forehead and continued.
Andrew eyed the doctor fumbling with a knife through a small opening between them men, didn't see when he dug it into his body but felt the pain. A sudden fear for Susan meeting same gory fate encouraged him to keep whispering " not today, not today!".
The doctor forced his hand into Andrews stomach, a wide pain swept through Andrew that he felt a rush of saliva covering his mouth.
The doctor turned to the man beside him and shook his head. The men were surprised and inquired. Andrew had no idea what was going on, he kept saying it and believing it. " not today!".
The doctor suddenly left and Andrew lifted his head to see but the men holding him down blocked his view. He wanted to know what was happening, the pain was still there, he could feel his opened body and blood siding off.
The doctor returned and a sharp needle pain dug into his skin. He couldn't understand but suspected he was being stitched up. The doctor left and returned with some bandages, covered up the wound and the mem pulled Andrew off the bench.
Andrew couldn't believe his eyes, " it worked!" He said to himself. The men pushed him back to the room and took another guy in his stead.
Smart was surprised to see Andrew limping towards the cell with two guard men behind him. He stood up and waited impatiently for him. The guard at the cell gate opened it and Andrew limped in and gently sat. He noticed that the black guy was not in the cell and turned questioningly to Smart who was overly joyed to see him.
" where is...".
Smart cut him short " what happened? You came back!". Sitting beside him.
" faith worked. I didn't believe I was dying today even in the face of death".
Smart looked up to the sky with tears in his eyes. " thank you lord!". He said emotionally, then turned to Andrew . " you're the first! No one comes back alive. What happened?".
Andrew shook his head and pulled aside his shirt. Smart eyes widened when he saw the bandage.
" they cut me open, dug into me and suddenly stopped!". Andrew said.
Tears ran down Smarts cheeks. He was overwhelmed with emotion and tried to say something but words barely formed in his mouth.
Andrew turned to the other cells and noticed that the only guy in it hasn't gotten rid of the surprise on his face. His face tightened and he found himself saying." I'm getting out of here!".
Smart eyed him unbelievably." don't get too excited, you were lucky today..".
Andrew cut him short impatiently". And we are going to die all the same. But I know I won't!". He held his bandage numbing the growing pain.
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|Re: The Sacrifice by Hardes(m): 2:23pm On Sep 13|
Thanks for the update
|Re: The Sacrifice by INDUSTRIALFAN(m): 2:54pm On Sep 13|
BankyGee:who called me
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|Re: The Sacrifice by dawno2008(m): 3:19pm On Sep 13|
topher052 you too much joor
Pls keep it flowing,it's bad to stop now
Thanks so much for this tongue licking update.
|Re: The Sacrifice by BankyGee(m): 5:06pm On Sep 15|
I did, bro
|Re: The Sacrifice by topher052: 5:56pm On Sep 15|
" what do you think you are doing?". Ibrahim said to Abdul looking through the hole of the pistol pointed to his face.
Abdul's scuffed with a smirk on his face and said."there is always a day to become the one".
Abdul words sounded meaningless to Ibrahim. He turned behind him at the five armed men with him and said. " what are you guys doing? Take him down!". But to his surprise, Abdul laughed hard and said.
" they are with me, you're alone!".
That moment the men moved away from Ibrahim to stand behind Abdul. This felt like a dream, Ibrahim suddenly recognized what was coming to him.
" I'm sorry brother, I do all the work and you take the glory. It's time I take full responsibility". Abdul said complacently.
Ibrahim thought of his pregnant wife and two little kids in Baghdad and looked like a drowning man as he said to Abdul."do you have to do this? We're brothers".
Abdul let out a loud shot from his gun into Ibrahim's eyes and he sagged to the ground and died instantly.
Then he turned to the men with him and said in a stern tone. " any word from anyone of you, I know your families. I promise you, you'll watch them die the worse death ever before i bury you alive!". Then he examined the expressionless faces of the men and nodded," lets get out of here".
No one said any other word, not even asking about the body of Ibrahim as they drove off.
Abdul was sitting down on a mat in his tent sipping from his cup of tea when a guard walked in with Susan. He slowly looked up and nodded to the guard who bowed and walked away leaving the bewildered Susan.
He slowly drank the last drop in the cup before facing Susan. "how... you fine?". Abdul mumbled.
Susan didn't know what to say so she kept her stare on him.
Abdul slowly stood up, moved closer, touched her face, Susan flinched and turned away. He smiled and said. " you like...me no?". Susan felt a hot anger rising within her but she contained it and kept quiet still looking opposite direction.
Abdul went back to a table sat on it facing Susan and said. " he..man us carry...you...is marry?"
Susan abruptly turned to him beaming a malicious stare. " what have you done to him!". She stormed.
Abdul smiled and shook his head, then slowly stood from the table, walked up to her, met her gaze with a smiling face and said." He no die.. You ...me". Then he brought his mouth for a kiss.
Susan felt so irritated but just turned away from him without saying a word.
Abdul grabbed her by the waist and kissed her cheek. She pushed him hard, rushed to the table, took a knife and pointed it at Abdul, then she placed it on her throat and threatened. " I'll rather kill myself".
This infuriated Abdul so much his face turned red. He clinched his fist in anger and yelled in Arabic. " guard!". No one responded, he yelled madly towards the exit. Susan suddenly realised something was going to happen and was overtaken by fear but held on to the knife.
A guard met Abdul at the entrance and he commanded. "bring me that lucky African fool from the cell!".
Susan heard "African" and her heart sank into her tummy. She rushed out looking at the raged Abdul not knowing what to say. He turned to her and made to say something but stopped then turned impatiently towards the direction the guard left.
After eight minutes of expecting the worse, Susan spotted two guards coming with Andrew dragging him on both arms. She was stricken with confused emotion not knowing what to do to stop Abdul.
The men came some few distance from Abdul and pushed Andrew angrily to the floor, Susan without thinking jumped on him and supported him to up.
Abdul looked at them with contempt in his eyes and said something to the guards. They jumped on Andrew pushed Susan away . One came with a long rope, bound Andrews hands and they pushed him towards a try tree, crossed the rope through it and pulled him up suspending him in the air sending an unbelievable excruciating pain through Andrew as he groaned in agony.
Susan stood helplessly crying as a guard refrained her with a hand around her arm. Then suddenly spotted the bandage on Andrews side, it was already bleeding. She broke free from the guard, turned desperately to Abdul who was enjoying the view. Went on her knees grabbing him by his leg." I beg you! I'll do whatever you want, please stop this!". She cried.
Abdul smiled and said to her grinning. "do now?".
She hesitated but when she heard Andrews agonizing cry, she nodded. " okay, okay".
Five minutes later Susan ran out half covering herself. " bring him down! Please!" She yelled at the guards.
Then Abdul came out in just his underwear and nodded to the men, they cut the rope from the tree trunk and Andrew fell rapidly to the ground.
Susan helped him up amidst tears. Andrew felt so much pain on his side than his arm and wrist that felt like it had been detached from his body.
One of the guards came to pull Andrew up, Andrew summoned all the courage and strength he could grasp, packed a hand full of sand and threw it into his eyes, snatched the pistol in a buckle around the guards waist. That guard was the only one with a pistol others had ak 47, It was a very fast move even Susan didn't know how it happened.
Andrew went behind the man and pointed the gun in his head moving towards a packed van. " stay close behind me!", he yelled at Susan. Then turned the men who returned the gesture moving closer them circumspectly, even Abdul. "I'll kill him, I swear it!". Andrew yelled and continued moving backwards with a hand on his wound and Susan using him as shield.
Abdul yelled something angrily in Arabic and the men rained fire at the man in front of Andrew...
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|Re: The Sacrifice by Gvnl: 6:06pm On Sep 15|
My goodness! Those Arabains especially Abdul has no sympathy for human life. I wonder what would have to Andrew and Susan
|Re: The Sacrifice by daddio(m): 6:12pm On Sep 15|
Thanks for the update brother
|Re: The Sacrifice by dawno2008(m): 7:43pm On Sep 15|
Seriously do you have to quote everything?
Thanks for the update @topher052
|Re: The Sacrifice by INDUSTRIALFAN(m): 8:16pm On Sep 15|
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|Re: The Sacrifice by BankyGee(m): 8:32pm On Sep 15|
We dey together egbon!
|Re: The Sacrifice by abefeabebi(m): 9:08pm On Sep 15|
Topher052, all the way from Madam and I, seriously always looking forward to ur updates. there should be a reward for this write ups
|Re: The Sacrifice by do4luv14(m): 10:44am On Sep 16|
Chai Abdul wan para abi wetin
kai see as ah hold ma breath sir Andrew oooo keep declaring ur faith abeg
OP you dey good
|Re: The Sacrifice by topher052: 1:21pm On Sep 16|
...The man in front of Andrew started falling, Andrew quickly returned the fire targeting Abdul but missed. The other men took cover giving Andrew the opportunity to race with Susan towards a parked pickup van. They were a few steps away when gun shots followed from behind shattering the side glass and boring holes on the body of the van.
Andrew pulled Susan along towards the passengers side of the van. The gunshots continued, Susan covered her ears with her knees and forehead on the floor, Andrew squatted with his back on the van's front seat door and head bent.
The gunshot seem to be approaching pretty closer he had to peep from under the car and saw feet approaching, panicked gripped him but he reminded himself. " not today!". And bent towards the head lamp and fired two shots, one hit a man on the chest, the rest took cover immediately.
" get him! Kill that African dog!". Abdul yelled from inside his tent.
Andrew moved to the tail end of the van biting back the pain on his side that had started bleeding. Susan hasn't lifted up her head yet, she kept muttering words of prayers. From Andrews point, he could see the men carefully moving closer with their guns pointed forward. He aimed at another, released a shot but hit the man beside his target on the shoulder, the rest took over again.
Andrew turned to the van, crawled towards the front door and opened it." baby go in!". He said to Susan pulling her by her shoulder.
She looked up at Andrew in fear.
" go in!". Andrew repeated impatiently.
She rushed in and gunshots came again. Andrew made to fire back but he was out of bullet. " not today!". He said to himself and rushed in, Susan adjusted, as he passed her to the driver side, the pain on his side bite an excruciating pain through him, but he managed.
The fire was now targeted towards their direction and they both bent over.
Susan's cry of fear and the realization that the car had no key got Andrew confused. The gunshots came even closer and bullets kept narrowly missing them .
In the frenzy, Andrew pulled out the plastic covering under the steering. Dragged out some wires, cut two open, strike them together with tremulous hands nothing happened. He tried another together same disappointment, hot urine started brewing in his bladder. The men were some steps away and the bullets threatened to hit them soon. He tried again and the car engine came alive. Without hesitation, he engaged the gear and pressed hard on the throttle, the car jumped forward towards the three men approaching and knocked down one, climbed him and raced towards Abduls tent, but Andrew raised his head up in time to control the steering and the car sped past the tent headed towards the gate.
Abdul ran out from his tent shooting chasing after them, when he realized it was a waste of time, he turned to his men yelling. " get the other car! Hurry!.
Andrew pressed hard on the throttle targeting the wooden gate, the collision shattered the gate, the van jumped and gained balance again racing into the vast scape of desert land.
Susan was still in shock, she was yet to believe what was happening. This side of Andrew was new; the slow, always cautious, scared man turned to an action movie over night.
Andrew took a glance at her and returned his attention to the road." Are you okay?". He asked breathing heavily .
She nodded because her heart beating couldn't let her make out words.
Abdul waited impatiently for the jeep to come closer. It was yet to stop before he swiftly opened the front door and jumped in. " Go! Go! Go!". He yelled hitting the dashboard. As the van raced in full speed, Abdul swore to roast Andrew live after skinning him and Susan.
The commotion left everyone wondering, this has never happened before. Smart in his cell emotionally smiled and prayed that God protects Andrew.
Andrew drove aimlessly into the desert always looking behind him. He pressed hard on the throttle all the way, biting back the pain on his side as he swerved the van in position.
Few distance behind, a desert jeep was nudging closer following the trail of Andrews tire track. " faster! Faster! ". Abdul commanded with his eyes on the road and heart pounding maliciously.
Four men sat in the back of the jeep, the driver and Abdul sat in the front, and all were fully armed. Two men dead, one injured. This was the greatest challenge Abdul had ever encountered, he knew he'd rather die than return without Andrew and Susan.
" are you okay?". Andrew asked again with eyes on the road.
Susan spotted the blood soaked bandage and gasped. " you're bleeding!".
Andrew nodded still focused on the road. She searched around the van for something to stop the bleeding when she suddenly spotted the approaching jeep from the rear mirror. A loud cry left her lips. Andrew turned sharply towards her and followed her gaze. He turned behind him to confirm what he was seeing. Then pressed harder on the throttle looking for where to turn to.
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|Re: The Sacrifice by Gvnl: 1:43pm On Sep 16|
Thanks for the update
|Re: The Sacrifice by BIGGIE121(m): 2:30pm On Sep 16|
Welldone topher your updates are aiways right on time. 1000 gbosa for you
|Re: The Sacrifice by izaray(f): 2:34pm On Sep 16|
This is another action story
Thanks for the update
|Re: The Sacrifice by Ann2012(f): 5:53pm On Sep 16|
This is serious wahala
Well done OP
|Re: The Sacrifice by pu7pl3(m): 8:10pm On Sep 16|
Ok now you have my full attention...this chapter was heart stopping action
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|Re: The Sacrifice by daddio(m): 8:29pm On Sep 16|
Thanks for the update brother, may God bless you more.
|Re: The Sacrifice by ghostwritter(m): 10:43pm On Sep 16|
In all honesty, I love the story line. Wehdon sir!
|Re: The Sacrifice by dawno2008(m): 1:04am On Sep 17|
Now it getting hot in here
Action mode activated,bad guy in control
Thanks topher052,just feeling the boi right now.
|Re: The Sacrifice by Ultimategeneral: 9:36am On Sep 17|
andrenaline, could make you do things you never thought you could ever do.
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