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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 1:40pm On Jun 08, 2020
Puvo:

grin grin
Telll him I'm innocent o grin

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 1:41pm On Jun 08, 2020
enirock:
and truly the walls have ears. Admission of guilt on video wow
Thanks man. I was shocked too.
Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 1:43pm On Jun 08, 2020
silverlinen:
So oga Matthew don go? Jerry get mind betray person wey try gv am second chance wholeheartedly?dat guy don f up ooo....madam presido husband fit dey collaborate with Mr VP to bring him wife down!!!maybe he's the masterminder off all this.
Oga creeza daalu...gv us more bros...cos u be A1.
Mathew played his part bro. we gonn miss him. Jerry get mind no be lie. but you think say if he no do am, Seth go allow am live? e hard o.

Thank you for reading bro.
Re: Five and Six by enirock(m): 2:53pm On Jun 08, 2020
And he is busy implicating himself all the more. The things that happens in politics! Sammy know more than he is letting out nd bukky is too hurt to really listen nd get the full gist

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Re: Five and Six by enirock(m): 2:54pm On Jun 08, 2020
Thanks for the update sir
Re: Five and Six by cassbeat(m): 3:25pm On Jun 08, 2020
Jerry might be the hero in the story... Creeza abeg try look into the work for reediting.... Thanks

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 4:31pm On Jun 08, 2020
cassbeat:
Jerry might be the hero in the story... Creeza abeg try look into the work for reediting.... Thanks
Noted.
Re: Five and Six by eROCK247(m): 7:56pm On Jun 08, 2020
I'll comment when I'm done reading...

Brb

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Re: Five and Six by silverlinen(m): 9:12pm On Jun 08, 2020
Mathew played his part bro. we gonn miss him. Jerry get mind no be lie. but you think say if he no do am, Seth go allow am live? e hard o.

Thank you for reading bro.[color=#006600][/color]




E for better make Seth do am oo
Chei....Matt ooo

More more

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 10:49am On Jun 09, 2020
enirock:
Thanks for the update sir
I appreciated.
Re: Five and Six by enirock(m): 3:00am On Jun 17, 2020
I guess work stress is keeping you from us, hope you're good

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 12:41pm On Jun 18, 2020
enirock:
I guess work stress is keeping you from us, hope you're good
I'm fine bro. cooking up something. Thanks for checking up on me
Re: Five and Six by EbonyQueen001(f): 12:10am On Jun 21, 2020
Yay!

For two months I have been away, for two months creeza has been dropping the bombs back to back.


Thumbs up.

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 5:17pm On Jun 21, 2020
Episode 21- Real Ugly
Jerry

I made a quick note of the disappointment on the faces of Seth's men. I knew they wanted to ask questions about my presence here, in the camp with them, but out of fear they remained quiet.

He padlocked my elbow with his and whispered into my ear “ Today. Your lucky star had a feast”
Then he said audibly“ Dont make me regret keeping you alive”

I remained silent.

“ Look around you ” He continued “ My men are hungry for your flesh. If you take one stupid step, I'll feed you to them”.

At that statement, I gulped down the fear I had been trying so hard to conceal.
“ Kendrick. ” He lets me loose from his grip“ Blend him. But leave his pretty face”.

*******
Narrator

Kendrick and some guys dragged Jerry to a nearby building where the women where held in a cell. They gathered around him.

The American inventor heard men approaching and she came towards the door to get a glimpse. She however struggled to achieve this.
“ I don't why know boss keeps you alive” Kendrick said “ Personally. I dont like you ”

“ Fair enough!”Jerry mustered courage to speak.

“ you want this the hard way or the easy way?

Kendrick asked, still pacing from north to south in his axis.

“ I think I'd like both” The young man replied.

******
Jerry

The men circled about my position like hyenas stalking and waiting to launch an unexpected one on their prey.
“ The hard way: you get back into the group” Ken said “ The easy way : We destroy you here and you die”
He paused “ So what's it going to be?

“The blue pill or the red one?"

“ I think... I think I'll go with the green pill” My eyes became vigilant as I paced in circles catching a glimpse of them all.
“ Oh! You can talk all you like.”
“ Whatever happened to freedom of speech? I asked nonchalantly.

“ True. ” He said “ Freedom of speech. That I guarantee. But freedom after speech, that... I can't assure you.”

Instantly, a severe pain fired inside my knee caps from behind. I fell. A tall monsterous man rammed his boot unto my face from behind.
Pain shot into my right ear and jaw. A painful punch ignited in my back muscles and down my spinal canal. Another kick.
“ Arrgh!
My nerves are on fire. I chest out to absorb the boot kick from behind.

Kendrick utilized the opportunity. He pounds his boot unto my stomach.

“ There is no freedom after speech!” He yelled.

My face kissed the wet soil. With cold shivers penetrating my skin and wishing the cold would travel to my back, I laid numb for a while. If we were two persons in one, I'm sure my dopple ganger would be yearning so badly to stop the extreme pain in my knee caps. I feel like the ligaments are torn already. I hope not.
I turned and faced upwards. Stretched my legs forward. Rain drops showered unto my face.

“ Arrgh!

Then again my intestines hurt. So much pain. I rotated once more.

Searching for strength, I staggered up. Don't speak another word, I cautioned myself.
I fold my knuckles into a fist and blindly waited for someone to rush into my zone.

“ No more words? Ken asked.
One man yelled and charged towards me. I dodged the swing of his blow. Balanced downwards and left a punch at his abdomen. I aimed for the pelvic bones. Hopefully I got even more.

Another punch to the right knee cap from thirty degrees sent the man into penury and anguish. I trapped him by the shoulder, locked him round the hips to my left.
Three times, I jabbed my left knee against his abdomen. Quickly, I sent him to the mud with a blindling slap to his right ear.

“ Urrghhfff” I yelled out.

Kendrick had taken me unaware and kicked my balls from behind.
Like a tower hit by hailstorm, I crashed. What followed my vision where streaks of white blinding lights, pain and even more pain. I tried to cover my face.

They yanked me up and flung me into a dark cell. I wanted to open my eyes and see where I'd been condemned into but I was too tired. Very hungry, as I had not eaten anything throughout the night and to couple with that, my balls were on fire. I felt castrated.

I could hear voices, whispers but not make anything out of them. A tear escaped my eyes when I remembered Matthew Panshark. My best friend in the whole world. Then Ife. And memories of my late parents too.

There I lay on the floor, and the thoughts of Matthew came again. All I did at Benin City in a bid for survival came flashing. It may have been a bit hazy before but now I could see it clearly in a trance.


Bullets are whizzing past me. Gun fire everywhere, people running helter skelter.
Succeeded in dragging Ray and Matthew out of the van but I had to go back again. Crawled into the tumbled van to check on my teammate- Garba.

The accident was too much for him, he was already dead. I became discouraged. Then I checked “Valley's” pulse rate.

“ Hey! Wake up! Wake up!
I slapped him to his senses.

“...hmm..” He mumbled, then opened his eyes“ Get off me... Get off me..” Shock in his voice”

“ Shhhh! Quiet! ” I said

“ Stop telling to keep quiet ” He said “ You knocked me out with a pistol. ”

I told him I had to. That was part of the plan to save his ass. So he could save us when the time comes. Actually it was Garba who was supposed to do this but I had to lie anyway.
“ What do you mean?” He insisted“ Gett off me... Whats happening... Bullets and gunshots outside. Whats happening?

” Hey... Hey listen. Look at me. Look at me. Take this gun” I gave it to him “ It's about to get real ugly out there. Between Matthew and I... One would have to die out there."

“ Why? What do mean-?

“..No time. I can't explain..”

“ What am I supposed to do with this? He asked.
“ It's your job to make sure the second person amongst us doesn't fall”

He groped at me with shock. “ No. Not me. You do it"

“ Hey! Hey! Listen. .. It's your job to make sure the second amongst us doesn't fall. Do you understand? This is crucial. ”

I stamped my point. “ You must not miss. And don't waste the chance when it comes. Our lives depends on this. Understand? ”
He nodded.

“ Now close your eyes...Im going to pull you out of here.”

“..Now close your eyes, I'm going to pull you out of here..” Those words echoed in my head as I laid on the floor before drifting into a deep soothing sleep.

With bullets whizzing all around me from distances I could see men falling on my right, another hundred on my left, but no harm scratched even a hair on my head.
******
Narrator

Mr Gerrard Finder and his men arrived the Edo state capital later that night. They were met by the CP of Police and the Conptroller Of White house Corrections Center, Benin City.
After exchanging pleaseantries at the airport. It was time for business.

“Its nice of you to receive us” Gerrard said to Comptroller Ahmed.

“ The pleasure is mine" He replied “ The state governor wishes to let you know that you will get all we have at your disposal. The military and and intelligence. All of it. And in case you need more, no problem."

“Im aware. I was told so at the Federal Capital." Gerrard replied “ it's a good start nevertheless and we have to locate the jungle as soon as possible."

“ Sure. "

“ First and foremost" he continued“ I'd like to see the sight of the ambush. How far is it?

“ Why? Sure!” Ahmed replied “ No problem.
Please this way" He ushered them to a vehicle.“ It's only three hours drive from the airport”.

The story continues

cc everyone who has been following up to this point. Thank you. personally.

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 7:27pm On Jun 21, 2020
EbonyQueen001:
Yay!

For two months I have been away, for two months creeza has been dropping the bombs back to back.


Thumbs up.
welcome back

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 5:44pm On Jun 23, 2020
Episode 22- DOA ( Dead Or Alive)

Jerry

The last thing I remember is taking blows and kicks to the head. Funny, he is staring at me. him too. This man, I know, this other man I know quite well. Both of them, by name. The third man who is also gazing at me in confusion, I find it hard to recall his name. I have seen him somewhere before now.

I'm trying to remember. Why can't I?

The elderly looking man who is probably in his late fifties takes a thorough inspection at me.

He asked “ Are you okay?

Normally, when I get a question like this, I feel the person cares enough to want to know how I feel- but right now I don't know if he is being kind-or showing sympathy. But I wished I had an answer.

His age is hard to pinpoint. Main reason; he has his beards unkempt and all bushy.

I remained brick silent. Trying so hard to remember his name. It began with an M.

“ Are you okay? The question came again.

I blinked involuntarily with a heavy and pain ridden eye. Sat and pulled up to a corner in the cell. An excruciating pain hit my head from within. It felt like a water tank was bound to my skull.

“ Son-” He asked again “ Are you okay? You have been unconscious for almost 22 hours.”

His name ends with the letter “ A”. Why can't I remember?

" What's the meaning of the big “J’ imprinted with white color on your black hoodie? The man asked again “ Does it stand for Justice? Where are you from?

Dejavu!

He works in a law firm. He had been pronounced DOA( Dead or alive) after his kidnap- about two weeks ago.

“ How long have you been here? I asked

“ Two weeks and some days” The man said “ Why?

“ Mr Mike Adeyinka?

He replied with shock on his face “ Yes. I am the one. But I don't seem to remember yours... Have we met before?

I smiled under a strain of muscle. “ I work for the government..." I said.

The two others. The Senators jerked to their feets when they heard me say it. They came closer.

“ How do you mean? One asked.

“ Honorable!" I replied “ I'm glad you are both alive. But –”

“ He did not make it. ” Senator Tamuno opted by saying “ Unfortunately. Tell me " He continued“ Are you alone? What's your name?

I sat up. “ I hope not! ”

Mr Mike Adeyinka said“ if you work for the government then it means you are here for us, isn't it? ”

“ Hopefully!”

“ But we are not alone” Senator Tamuno said.

“ I'm aware of the young girl" I said.

“ No! ” The second Senator finally spoke “Girls. Women. And maybe children. About 50 of them.”

“ What? I asked “ Tell me more. Please!"

******

Bukky

This is the first time I'm sleeping in my office and it was so peaceful. I bothered not to return to my apartment this morning. You can imagine.

Samantha Walsh had informed me of Gerrard's adventure . I instructed she makes sure Finder doesn't lack any military support he needs. But however, they must not engage until Seth Devin fulfills his end of the bargain.

“ Very unlikely though" I ended the call.

Earlier, I had used the restroom in my office to refresh and after that ruminated on every possible outcomes of all my actions of late. I wanted to be more careful to avoid distasters like my husband from now on.
Throughout the day, I entertained calls from different countries. Most of their heads of states whom I had allegiance of peace with were all on the same theme : commenting on the latest crises be-falling my nation. The terrorism, corruption and abuse of human rights... They urged me not to relent in the fight against any of the canckerworms.Some pledge to give us full support if need ever arises- In terms of weaponry or manpower.

I thanked them all but always said the same thing :

“We appreciate your effort Mr President.....Mr Chancellor... Of course we are grateful your highness... Definately, your excellency.... Very well your grace...indeed, madam president... Prime minister, Sir... Do not worry, I will let you know how things turn out- but be rest assured that my country and I, we have this uprising under perfect control”.

It had been a day indeed and this evening, Samantha called again.

“ Yeah?

“ Mah...he rang us one more time". She said.

“ Okay. I'm on my way”

I arrived the Emerge room 002 and patiently waited for his call. And he eventually did.

“ Mr Seth, When do you want to release my law makers and the young woman. It's almost four days now. And I begin to think this is a bit too long a period of time "

“ Do not force my hand” He replied. “ Give me time.”

What's he saying?

“ Mr man. Time is a scarce commodity and I have none left”

“ But everything went out of plan. The prisoner is murdered....” He began.

“ No- no-no. Don't try to blackmail me. The deal was simple, I give you Ray, you give me the hostages and the device. Not dead bodies.”

“ Not dead bodies? He retorted.

“ I'm not stupid" He continued“ My brother is dead all because of you--”

“ Hold on! Are you aware you wiped out an entire convoy. Contrary to agreements ” I argued on.

“ Stupidity must run in your veins to even think of signing one with me”

Did he just insult me?
Everyone in the room rose an eyebrow with discomfort.

“I'll take that as a compliment" I replied cordially.

But I swear he will pay for using such a tone on me.

“ When do I get-” I continue.

“ Hello! Hello---”

He cut the lines on me. Again.

“ what now? Me Green asked.

I turned towards Samantha.

“ What are the possibilities of this Towers being hit by a missile and crumbling to ruins?

“ Unlikely! She replied “ This is the safest point in the entire villa. Except from inside out, no weapon fashioned against it is formidable. Trust me it's a futile attempt to even try"

Hmm.
“ Does Seth know about this?

“ Im in doubt" She said “ Just me and the previous directors are privy to this knowledgee... Well, except for you all here, now.”

“Lets make sure it remains the same”

Mr Green asked again “ What now? What are you going to do?

“ We apply brute and force. Nothing else. Enough clemency. ”

“Are the troops ready?” I asked.

“ Yes, your excellency." Samanatha said afterr getting off a line comm. with Gerrard Finder.

“ Fine. Activate the mission” I said“ Infiltrate their location, retrieve hostages and eliminate hostiles”

Itoro popped the live feeds. The screens came alive as the entire crew in the room watched the action from Gerard's night vision cam.

Mr Green spoke up “ Seargent? ” He collected a seat. “ Proceed with caution!

“ Roger that. Falcon to all units” Gerard's voice rang in the speakers “ Mission is a go- go. Proceed with caution...”

“Falcon” I said “ burn down the jungle if need be”

“ Affirmative” Gerard replied “ All units do you copy?

“Roger that, Falcon! Over!...” The static voices grimed all at once.

To be continued...
cc
silverlinen
cassbeat
enirock
erock247
ebonyqueen001
missmossy
puvo

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Re: Five and Six by cassbeat(m): 9:37pm On Jun 23, 2020
Dope update as always... I'm thinking did Garba trail Seth and his team to the forest??
Bro I have an important question to ask can we chat on WhatsApp?


Modified
Valley I meant

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 1:12pm On Jun 24, 2020
cassbeat:
Dope update as always... I'm thinking did Garba trail Seth and his team to the forest??
Bro I have an important question to ask can we chat on WhatsApp?
Okay. send an a mail to jaminwritespower@gmail.com... I'll reply with my contact number...

and Garba... Garba is dead... kindly read the update once more... you will understand. thanks for the comment
Re: Five and Six by cassbeat(m): 11:21pm On Jun 24, 2020
Creeza:
Okay. send an a mail to jaminwritespower@gmail.com... I'll reply with my contact number...

and Garba... Garba is dead... kindly read the update once more... you will understand. thanks for the comment
OK man
Re: Five and Six by enirock(m): 12:29am On Jun 25, 2020
I just hope Seth does nt know abt this plan. Creeza more

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 1:44pm On Jun 25, 2020
cassbeat:
OK man
0.7.0.87340.705
Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 1:44pm On Jun 25, 2020
enirock:
I just hope Seth does nt know abt this plan. Creeza more
Okay sir.
Re: Five and Six by cassbeat(m): 5:08pm On Jun 25, 2020
Creeza:
0.7.0.87340.705
Yo thanks bro
Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 2:22pm On Jun 27, 2020
Continued

Jerry
A metallic cry came from the doors. Two soldiers came in and without explanations, they hulled and whisked me out of the cell.
***

Kelly

The cell doors cried like a racoon in labour. Sharp and piercing into the calm of the night. The poor women scamper away from the door like chickens, trying to escape the butcher on the other side of the door.
Everywhere was calm, a while ago.
I only realised just now why these women are so afraid and the words Seth spilled out on Sunday evening echoes in my head “ Throw them in the cells. With the other prisoners. All of them.”

Prisoners. That's what they are and how they feel. Terror had followed their stay in here. It didn't take long before one of them- a fine young lady, Salamatou- explain their ordeal to me.
Earlier before these, I thought I had seen an angel in a trance when I was thrown into the dark cell on Saturday night. The same angel I thought to be my mom.

After the fall, the blow to my head from Vincent's gun left me a bit unconscious.
The next morning being Sunday, before I could regain consciousness, I was whisked away and made to undergo psychological torture from Seth. He tortured the Senators and made me watch. His aim was to get the password to Caiden. The device in my possession.

After many failed attempts, he spat " Throw them into the cells... With the other prisoners..all of them..”
It's now clear to me what he meant. I saw the look in their eyes when I returned- fear. They were all afraid of me. And I could only imagine.

Salamatou seems to be the bold one who had any form of humanity left in her- the angel I saw in a trance on the night of my arrival; she had torn a piece of clothing from her hijab and wiped my temple that bled tingly- as she took care of me and the rest was history.

She told me a lot about herself, her little daughter who had been captured alongside her. And about all these women who were captured from different parts of the country.
After a while, it seemed their families gave up on the chances of ever seeing them again.

She explained how gun men had invaded the school where she taught English language in the northern part of the country. She was young and her daughter was rather unfortunate. How unfortunate. They bundled them both into a van with other women and girls.

Since that moment up until this hour, they use them to satisfy all manners of canal desires and when they become useless to the men, they are either killed or sold off .
Her daughter, Aisha will be 7 in three days and Salamatou narrated that it would be the second birthday her baby celebrates within this confines.

Too bad.

“ Dont worry" I had assured her “ we will leave together” I said “ I promise."
“ I'm afraid for my daughter's life” She said“ Aishatu is innocent. She doesn't deserve any of these”
As these women scamper away from the door, our conversation in the past, hits reality.

I stand in awe but I'm taken by surprise.
Two hefty men led by Kendrick grabbed me.
“ No. Let me go!
“ Be quiet!”

Kendrick moved beyond my position and entered the cell. He searched for someone.
He grabs her away from Salamatou's embrace.

“ Please I beg you. Not her. Take me instead” The poor mother cried.
Then she began to speak in a language I picked to be Hausa. Other women started in the same tone. More different languages. But it seemed the Hausas were much than other tribes.
I fought him. Trying to take Aisha from his grip.

The little girl cried “ Mama! Mama!”
Salamatou wailed. The women screamed loud but their voices were just lullibies to the wickedness of these men. Their hearts must be darker than the night outside.
“ Stay down!” Kendrick snapped. “ Shiru!” he said

That meant “ Quiet!”

My head had already been covered with a black cloth.
I heard a loud clap of metal against somebody's skull.
Salamatou was still pleading. So it couldn't have been her.

“ Mama!" Aisha screams. Such an innocent voice to behold.

“bring the mother too" Kendrick ordered.
She must have resisted. A hot slap overpowered her. They dragged her out like a piece of rag.
Pushed me on like a log of wood. No respect for the opposite gender. Such barbaric traits in these criminals.
In a space of minutes, the head covers came off and behold, before me is Seth- in his grandeur of evil genius and wickedness. He had a metal cup in his hands.

I look round and see a young man with almost a blackened eye and cuts all over his face. He had a rubber glove on him, up to the elbow region.

“ What's going on? I finally mustered courage to ask the son of the devil, Seth.
He stares at me with contempt, his eyebrows carved into his eye sockets and almost resembled an arrow head.

The story continues...

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Re: Five and Six by cassbeat(m): 9:48pm On Jun 27, 2020
Why the change of name bro?
Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 10:44pm On Jun 27, 2020
cassbeat:
Why the change of name bro?
well honestly, I had a rough thought about it... but in your opinion, do you think I should leave the other title?
Re: Five and Six by Sharafawizkidayo(m): 2:36pm On Jun 28, 2020
Nice update! why the change of tittle OP i like this new tittle though

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Re: Five and Six by Missmossy(f): 5:22pm On Jun 28, 2020
More please....

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Re: Five and Six by cassbeat(m): 8:24pm On Jun 28, 2020
Creeza:
well honestly, I had a rough thought about it... but in your opinion, do you think I should leave the other title?
Yea I think you should, cos the former title gives it some kinda feels like you know that you are about reading an action packed intriguing piece...

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Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 2:01pm On Jun 29, 2020
Sharafawizkidayo:
Nice update!
why the change of tittle OP
i like this new tittle though
thank you sir. Why I changed the title I will explain at the end of the story. But it does not affect the previous one in anyway.
Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 2:02pm On Jun 29, 2020
Missmossy:
More please....
your Excellency! Most definitely. grin
Re: Five and Six by Creeza(m): 2:04pm On Jun 29, 2020
cassbeat:
Yea I think you should, cos the former title gives it some kinda feels like you know that you are about reading an action packed intriguing piece...
well that's the problem sir. Capital crime gives the whole plot away. And its a bit too upfront. Nevertheless, I will explain at the end why I changed it.

BTW dm me on whatapp bro. Urgent

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