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|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Joneyxto(m): 1:53pm On Jan 15|
C8t8:Please continue, more inspirations.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Sliss(m): 4:19pm On Jan 15|
Nice update bro... Here's my observation, the characters names are kinda confusing,
Sira, Mira, Sara..... Please any other name you wanna introduce shouldn't follow this rhyme.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 7:34pm On Jan 15|
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 7:35pm On Jan 15|
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 7:36pm On Jan 15|
Kentuforchrist:Thank you sir
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 7:36pm On Jan 15|
Thank you sir.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 7:42pm On Jan 15|
But note that it is Miri and not Mira, and Sara is a minor character. Thanks anyways for the observations.
Keep 'em coming
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by samuel19222(m): 8:12pm On Jan 15|
Nice one c8t8, u no mention me but i still dey with u, more ink to ur pen and more pussy to ya dic.k... Abeg no dey dull the update. I dey feel ur tory.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 2:20pm On Jan 16|
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 2:22pm On Jan 16|
Next update dropping soon...
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 2:31pm On Jan 16|
Chapter Twenty Four
NASCAO's Branch Office, Nyar
The Head of Technical Operations, Mr. Ojukwu Sengal, popularly called Senegal, after an African country stared at the man as he entered his office. He was sent here from the headquarters in the F.C.T after the continuous hacking of the state system. His name was Alan Wills, a famous computer wizard. A Nigerian-Acelander, he was well known in the country for his experience in the technological world of Aceland. He was tall, slim and light-complextioned. Oh, and he was good-looking too. Looks can deceive anyway, Senegal thought as he watched the man. He hadn't seen him nor had he seen him work before, so he doubted the man's expertise despite his fame. Senegal cut off his thoughts abruptly. Let's see what he's got, he resolved.
“Welcome to NASCAO, Nyar branch once again.” Senegal hoisted himself up to shake the man.
“Thanks. It is nice meeting you people,” Alan replied, smiling as he looked round the office.
Senegal tried hard not to wince at the man's confidence. “It's a pleasure. Please do have your seat.” He smiled, hiding the anger boiling within him.
Alan sat down comfortably in the leather seat beside the table, directly opposite Senegal. He dropped the stack of files he had been holding on the round table.
“So, let's get down to business,” Alan said, his smiling face replaced with a grim look.
Senegal reached for his drawer and brought out a file. He opened it to a particular page and handed it to Alan. “We are having serious problems here, like you were told. Assassinations are getting more rampant as the entire peaceful aura of Nyar has disappeared. The one mysterious thing is that, somehow we don't find footages from the surveillance cameras. The system kept informing us they have been deleted. We once tried to trace the two different sources that the server declared deleted the footages, after the recent murder of Chief Martins Adebayo. It was a dead end, one of the sources was directing us to Mars, the other led us nowhere.”
“Hmmm,” Alan hummed as he knew what was up. The criminals were experts.
“Our best men tried their best,” Senegal continued. “But it seems those people are more smarter.”
“I see,” Alan said as he kept nodding his head slowly and thoughtfully, tapping his right forefinger on the table. “Do you mind if I take some minor look at your system.”
Senegal couldn't wait to see what this famous man has got as he shrugged his shoulder. “No, I don't! Why, that's what you are here for! Let's go to the control room.”
He stood up and Alan followed suit. They walked out of the office side by side with Alan towering over him. Everywhere and everyone was busy. Ladies and men in starched shirts and skirts or trousers marched around, each clutching a file or some disks or a laptop. As they walked past, several of them stopped to look at the renowned computer geek. Some were confused at what he was doing there, some ladies practically drooling and some just staring for staring sake.
They soon got to the control room. It was a large room, bombarded with computers, projectors and huge flat monitors showing the footages of different parts of Nyar. Huge wire cables ran from one part of the walls to the other. Only five people were in the room, four men and a lady, each busy at his own system. Only the lady turned to look at the intruders before turning back to her system.
“Come with me,” Senegal said and walked up to a particular computer, which looked special. “This is the system where we store our data. You can use this.”
Alan sat in front of the computer, it was already switched on. He looked at the list of softwares displayed on the screen before choosing one. He then set to work, typing furiously as he broke into encrypted areas. Senegal was surprised at how deftly he worked. He watched as Alan dove into zones he never knew existed in the system. His feeling soon changed, he started hoping Alan wouldn't destroy certain things in the system with the way he was working. He was still lost in thought when Alan screamed, attracting the attention of others in the room.
“Tell me this is a lie!” Alan said in rage. “How could no one have noticed another person has hacked into the system again, controlling the footages?”
“What!” Senegal yelled in confusion as he looked at Alan in bewilderment. Other occupants of the room came running.
“Yes. And infact…,” he paused and clicked on a link. A live footage showed on the screen. Senegal and other men watched the events in the footage with shock and soon it hit him.
“They are tailing the Minister!” Senegal interjected.
“Yes, and in fact they are close to him,” Alan replied as they watched as a car tailed two cars in which one of the latters contained the Minister. Suddenly, the screen went blank.
“Okay, I guess the area does not have surveillance cameras,” Alan said. “Let's get the location of the last place they were seen.” He zoomed the screen and typed something. A location appeared on the screen.
Senegal read it quickly. “I can't believe this, they are at Oha settlement. The Minister has a house there. Someone contact the police, I hope it isn't too late.” One of the people left the room quickly.
“I hope so. Little wonder why you guys can't combat the criminals,” Alan piped up in disappointment. He turned back to the system, leaving Senegal aghast.
The Divisional Police Station, Nyar
Desmond couldn't believe his ears after he hung up the call he got from the NASCAO. Oha settlement! Mehn, that was a long way from this part of the city. But still, there shouldn't be time for delay. He hastened out of his office to contact Carl. He ran into Carl at the door, a bewildered look plastered on his face too.
“Tell me you've heard too?” Desmond enquired.
“Yes, and as a matter of fact, we need to be fast before they kill the Minister.”
“How do we go about it? From here to Oha settlement is a thirty minutes drive, holding out possibilities of traffic and that is a long time. Long enough for the assassins to kill the Minister.”
“Special Agent Agbor told us to take the helicopter. That way, we would be there in less than fifteen minutes.”
“That is an awfully long period of time though but still preferable. I only hope we are not too late,” Desmond hoped.
“I hope so too. C'mon,” Carl urged.
Desmond dashed back into his office, picked up his gun and walked back outside. He and Carl ran to where the helicopter was kept. The pilot was already outside.
As the copter took off, Desmond hoped they wouldn't be too late.
Ann zoomed along the road, paying no attention to traffic signs. She only wanted to get far away from the reach of the assassin. After some minutes of crazy driving, she stopped the car and tapped the device in her ear. She connected to Henry.
“Henry, what have you got?”
“Boss, I'm sorry but the police is aware of what is happening,” announced Henry.
“What!” Ann was shocked. “How did they know?”
“Someone got hold of the footages I was hiding. I think the person is smart because he is trying to drive me out of the system too. I'm only trying my best to hang on.” Henry declared with a frustrated tone.
“Well,” Ann sighed. “Do you know where Oyin and Shira are currently?”
“Yes, I think he has a house at a settlement called Oha. From the footages, I think Oyin and Shira have trailed him down there.”
“Do you know how I can get to the place?” Ann asked.
“Yes, just give the location to your car's GPS,” said Henry.
Ann checked to see if the car has the GPS feature and was glad to find that there is. “Do keep me updated,” Ann said to him.
“Sure boss,” replied Henry.
Ann disconnected from him. She punches a particular key and an animated voice sprang to life, “Location please?”
“Oha settlement,” she pronounced it the way Henry said it.
“Start your vehicle,” the voice began.
Police or no police, Ann, as she started the car was determined. She would kill the Minister that very day.
Miri jumped over the dead bodies, as she ran to an area of the wide, airy compound where many cars were parked. She was sure the assassin and her cohorts knew where the Minister was and it was up to her to speed down to that location before they could do any harm.
She hopped into the nearest car, an SSC Tuatara, a crazily fast kind of car, if not one of the fastest on earth. She wondered what the heck the Minister was doing with such an expensive monster car. Before starting the car, she reached for her iPhone and dialled the Minister's number.
This time, he didn't pick up on time. Before he picked up, Miri was already anxious as she wondered if the man has been murdered. After the third attempt, he picked up.
“Hi,” he greeted in a somewhat breathless voice.
“Is anything wrong?” Miri asked.
“Yes, we're under an attack here!” his scared voice piped in.
“Lock the place where you are in up!” she warned sternly. “Don't allow them come near you. I told you to be careful, didn't I? And, how did they even entered your building? Hell, your stupid guards are just plain lame. Just lock everything, I'll be there in a jiffy, should I say ten minutes?” and she hung up the call.
Reversing the car, she proceeded to move out of the compound, avoid the corpses on the floor. She was nearing the gate when she remembered the Minister's wife was still tied to the dining table. Well, let her remain there, she resolved, at least she is safe for now.
With furious speed, she drove out of the compound and started speeding away, off to Oha settlement.
Some minutes earlier
After waiting for some minutes, Oyin knocked on the gate again after no sound was forthcoming from inside. This time, he continued banging on the gate until the click click sound of footsteps was heard. The gate opened to reveal a short barrel like guard.
He frowned at them. “Hello, who are you guys? Is there any problem?”
“Yes, there is,” Shira cut off the guard. “We want to see the Minister!”
The man froze, suddenly he yelled, “They are here!” and proceeded to close the gate. Shira threw herself at him and pulled him back. She whipped him across the face with her bare palm and with all her might, flung him to the ground. In a flash, she brought out her pistol and knocked it on his head. The guard fell down, unconscious.
Oyin and Shira entered the compound only to behold about eight unarmed guards approaching. In the distance, thunder rumbled and the sky darkened the more. A mighty wind began to blow, closing the opened gate with a loud clang.
Without wasting time, Oyin and Shira opened fire at the men, Oyin being the more accurate shooter. About five men soon fell down dead while three others continued to dodge. All of a sudden, Shira's gun clogged up. She quickly threw it away and felt her body for the other pistol. It was nowhere to be found. Her throat went dry, and she quickly went to hide behind Oyin who soon got two of the men while the other one fled inside.
Suddenly, five muscular unarmed guards appeared from the back. Shira quickly turned to combat them when she heard Oyin yell, “The gun is out of bullets!” Shira froze, the men were fast approaching them and it was too late to load the pistol.
“Guess it's time for hand combat,” she said as she craned her neck and curled her hands into a fist. The five muscular guards surrounded the duo.
To be continued.
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|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 2:38pm On Jan 16|
Another update is ready
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by blazebaba(m): 4:48pm On Jan 16|
Thanks for the callup bro....but please update is getting too delayed bro...i had to go reread to catch up..nice writeup..more...
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 10:50am On Jan 19|
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 8:14am On Jan 20|
Who wants the next episode?
A secret is there to reveal
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by PenHub: 10:08am On Jan 20|
Nice to have u back c8t8. Lets move.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Kentuforchrist(m): 7:48pm On Jan 20|
C8t8:Thanks for the call up pls continue
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Kentuforchrist(m): 7:49pm On Jan 20|
C8t8:am waiting biko
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Tonyspecial(m): 4:40pm On Jan 21|
C8t8:we die here
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by dawno2008(m): 9:50pm On Jan 21|
C8t8:Thanks for the mention
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by KaBabs1: 10:04am On Jan 22|
Good morning. I just stumbled upon your story and I am in awe of your writing skills. If you would like to write fiction stories like this for me and get paid, please send me a pm.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Joneyxto(m): 11:41am On Jan 22|
Thanks for the update and the callup. Please try to make the updates longer. More ink to your pen.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Joneyxto(m): 11:45am On Jan 22|
C8t8:I do! Please continue.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 12:03pm On Jan 22|
I'm currently battling a case of plagiarism with this story, hence the pause. The guy posting the story on WhatsApp even declared he was the writer. I will resume updates as soon as I get the issue solved.
Thanks for being there
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Joneyxto(m): 1:04pm On Jan 22|
Too bad. Sorry about that man. Kindly do the needful. I hope this suspense does not take too much time.
All the best!
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by enirock(m): 3:11pm On Jan 23|
I have missed oh. Sound updates op. I can't wait for the battle of Mmiri and Ann. Thanks for the updates.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by doggedfighter(f): 7:43pm On Jan 24|
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by Adeola25(f): 3:18pm On Jan 25|
Really enjoying all the actions. Waiting anxiously for more. Well-done and thanks for the update
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 7:52pm On Jan 25|
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 7:53pm On Jan 25|
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 8:06pm On Jan 25|
Hi guys. I paused this story because of a minor issue of plagiarism I was facing, wonder why every writers needs to face this.
The guy posting the story on WhatsApp -he was even acknowledging himself as the writer- got to the last chapter I posted here and saw that I had paused the story. Do you know what he did? He tried to make up the next chapter himself. But it didn't meet up with the rest of the story. I then stepped out publicly and accused him. I even showed his fans the cover picture. He was forced to delete the story.
To avoid embarrassment, and even a liability to be prosecuted for breaching my copyright rights, always contact me before posting the story anywhere. It's my sweat, don't enjoy its sweet behind my back!! Thank you!
Meanwhile the story resumes tomorrow. Thanks for reading.
|Re: REVENGE (an Action Thriller) by C8t8(m): 8:09pm On Jan 25|
doggedfighter:*embarrassed blush* Thank you ma
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