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Angela still cant believe her father is dead and gone,… She sobs everyday for her daddy,… Her mother have realized the importance of a man in the family,…. She blames herself for her husband’s death,… She could have averted what happened,…. But she cared less about her husband,…. She remembered how he used to surprise her with gifts when they were rich,…she doesn’t sleep at night,…. She cries to her husband begging him to forgive her of all her wrong doings,…..
“Dim oma(my beloved husband), i know you’re angry with me,… Pls find a place in your heart to forgive me,.. I saw your gloomy look the day you returned from work, but i didnt bother asking you,….. She allowed tears flow down her chics,…… I ignored you,… I never knew you were in pains,…. I left you in the hands of death,…… My husband,…. If only you had survived, i would’ve shown you the good wife in me,…. My life is incomplete without you,…. Pls find a place in your heart to forgive me,… I’m sorry yyyyyyy”she sobbed uncontrollably in the room holding her husband’s picture,……..
Angela entered and saw her mother’s condition,.. She sat on the bed beside her
“Mummy, do you want to die with daddy and abandon us in this world, do you want to make us orphans?, mummy we need you now that daddy is no more here”
“My daughter, i’m sorry for being a bad mother,….. I thought the world is a bed of roses,. Now i know what it means to be a widow,….. I’m now a widow,… “mother and daughter cried themselves to sleep.
Richard tried his best to be always there for his girlfriend and her family,….. He helped with the burial arrangements,…… Date for the burial was fixed,…..
Daddy Joe was buried one month after his death,Richard made sure Angela lacked nothing for the burial,….. He lodged in a good hotel in Ogwashi ukwu with his friend Desmond,..they spent two days before returning to Asaba,….. After the burial,… It was decided that Angela’s mother would stay in the village with her mother in law, Angela concluded to return to Asaba alone to continue with her teaching job,….
Angela noticed that she was sick throughout her stay in the village,….She was intelligent enough to dictate that she was pregnant,…. signs of pregnancy were written all over her body,… She visited her village clinic and it was confirmed she is pregnant,… She doesn’t know how to break the news of her pregnancy to Richard, she doesn’t want him thinking that she wants to trap him down with pregnancy,…. She was confused,….. Her mother was busy mourning her husband,…. Angela was in a state of confusion,she needs to do something before the villagers notices her pregnancy,… She called her boyfriend, Richard…
“Angel, how’s your mother and your siblings?, you dont sound ok, are you alright “he asked with a concerned voice
” I’m fine, there’s something important i want to discuss with you,…. I will visit you tomorrow ”
“you’re scaring me Angel,… I cant wait till tomorrow, cant you tell me about it on phone,…”
“it’s not something we can discuss over the phone,….. ”
” Ok, i’ll pick you up tomorrow evening after work,…. ”[/b]
Richard was really worried about Angel,..
He was scared about what she wanted to tell him on phone,….. His phone rang, Vanessa was calling
” hello, Richie, how’re you? “she asked over the phone
” I’m fine,… How’s your hubby and my cuties? ”
” They’re fine,… ”
” So how’s daddy, hope he’s improving? ”
” He’s improving greatly, my pastor has been praying for him,….. He revealed many things to me,… Can you believe mummy is a member of a secret cult,… She used daddy’s brain in exchange for power,…. The man of God promised to save daddy from her evil plans”,….
“I’m not surprised,…… I swear i’ll deal with that woman,… How could she be so wicked?,…. ”
” Richie pls calm down,… Dont take any action yet,. We need to pray for daddy’s quick recovery,.. ”
” pls take care of yourself and daddy,…. ”
He was angry after talking to his sister, he decided to confront his mother later in the evening on his way back from work.
Mrs Johnson was on her to visit her friend when Mother Supreme supreme called her to rush down to her place with immediate effect,…… She reversed her car and rushed off immediately,….
“I told you that an event will occur in the life of your son and the source of his happiness,….that girl is pregnant,….. We need her foetus to apease the Supreme supreme,….” mother supreme supreme told her
“How will i get her foetus?,….” Mrs Johnson asked
“You have been monitoring this girl for some time now,…. I believe you know where she is,…. Send your men there and kidnap her,….. We need her here before three days,…. You need to act fast!!!!!! ”
” I’ll do just that, ”
She called her boys immediately she left the place.
Richard received an important call,.. He was to travel to Benin the next morning for an important meeting,…. He called Angela and told her of his engagement the next day and decided to send a taxi to pick her up in the afternoon because he would return very late from Benin,..
He drove down to his father’s house to confront his mother,…… He packed the car infront of the gate and rushed inside,….. He held the doorknob open when he heard his mother talking to someone on the phone
“I’ll make Richard pay for taking his daddy away from me,.. He wants to ruin me but i’ll ruin him first,…. I’ll destroy that his girlfriend, he thinks he’s smart, my boys are doing a great job,… I made her father loose her job,… And i’ll make life miserable for her,…. By the time i’m done with Vanessa and Richard, they will learn not to touch the lion’s tail,….she heard a noise on the door….. She paused
[b] “., i think there’s someone at the door, i’ll call you later. ”
She cut the call and looked up only to see Richard standing before her
” Mummy, what did we do to you,?, why are you wicked to us,…. Why do you want to ruin us,…. What did Angela do to you? “Richard asked her looking teary
” Yes, i want to ruin you,… I’ll kill all of you if you dont return your daddy to me,… I’lll ruin you all!!!!!! “she thundered at him
” Mummy why!, why! Why! “he asked holding the collar of her shirt
” Because i’m not your biological mother!!!!!!!!!!!! She screamed at him
Richard stared at her for five minutes,
“I know you’re angry right now,.. And you can say anything in anger,…. I want to believe you said this out of annoyance,… You gave birth to me and raised me up, you’re my biological mother right?,…. Look straight into my eyes and tell me the truth”
” I am not your biological mother,…. I’m your father’s second wife,… Your mother died giving birth to you,….!!!!!! ”
Richard was lost,… He sat down on the couch and stared into the air,……
To Be Continued…..