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[story] meant to be episode 7

“Hello, Richie, “Desmond’s voice greeted him ”How’re you doing?, heard you visited last night?,

” Yeah, i came to check on you,..”

“Yesterday wasn’t good at all,…. I’ll talk to you later cause i’m driving ”

“No need calling back, i’ll come to your office later in the afternoon,…..”

“That would be nice, see you, bye”

He heavy a sign of relief,… Thank goodness he had no bodyguard following him around today,

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“Daddy good day, how’re you?” Angela greeted her father who was still lying in bed,

“I’m fine my daughter, just that my two knees are paining me, i cant stand with them,…… Where’s your mother” he asked forcing himself to get up.

“she went to the market,… Let me quickly boil water for you to bathe,… Then i’ll rush down to the pharmacy to get your drugs,….. ”

”please be fast with that ” She rushed to the kitchen and boiled water for her dad……………… Some minutes later she was on her way to the pharmacy,…..her father has been suffering from rheumatism,……

The pharmacist have been giving her drugs to relieve the pains,…… On her way back from the pharmacy, her phone beeped, it’s a text from her boyfriend,…..

“Angel, pls take care of yourself for me, will always love you, missing you already “his Text read,…

On getting home, she prescribed the drugs for her daddy, who drank it after eating his breakfast,… She bathed and left for her tutorial lessons,….She engaged herself in extra moral lessons to make money during the holiday,…… A rich family employed her to tutor their children during the hoilday,. She spends three hours with the children, …. She made sure her father was in good condition before leaving the house,…. Her siblings had bathed and eaten too, they were busy watching television before she left,….. She warned them not to play football,……

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Desmond arrived in the afternoon to see his best friend,…… He’s so handsome that girls at Richie’s office drool anytime he’s around,…. They always try to flirt with him,…..

“Guy what’s up with you ,…..” Desmond said giving his friend a warm handshake on entering his office ,….

“Not bad, ”

”What happened to your eye?, “Desmond asked with a surprise look.

” Mrs Johnson slapped me last night? “he muttered

” you’re joking right? “he asked sitting down.

” Nope,…..the tigress was at it again, there’s a new development…. …. I’ll be in South Africatomorrow ”.

” Why the sudden travel?, are you trying to run away from your responsibilities? ”

” Nope, i’ll never think of that,.. It’s her plan,….

She only informed me this morning.

“This is suspicious,…. You need to trend carefully

” Yeah, i know, my only concern right now is my girlfriend, ”

” Don’t tell me you’re still with that girl? ”

” I’m still with her,…… The truth is that i’ve fallen in love with her,…. And madam Johnson caught us yesterday in her restaurant,……. She insulted the poor girl,……. And i ended up denying her “ he said regretfully.

” Why did you take her to your mother’s restaurant when we have enough exotic restaurants around”

“She was supposed to be in Japan,…. I was shocked when i saw her,… I couldn’t introduce Angela to her,… I denied having anything to do with her instantly ”

” You’re kidding me,…… The first time i saw you with her, you denied her being your babe,….. The second time you did the same, and yesterday again,….. Ooooooh Richard, you’re hurting that girl,……… Guy……. Take your time,……. And decide if you want that girl or not,……. If you dont need her around…. Then let her go,……. Stop hurting her”.

“I cant let her go because she’s my life,………. I love her….. I’m doing all these to protect her,….You know how far my mother can go to get what she wants,…. She could hurt Angela…….”

“yeah, i understand how you feel,….. So you’re leaving for South Africa tomorrow,…. When are you returning?, ”

” she said two weeks, … But i know this is not all about business trip,.. I know she has a plan,……Pls i need you to take care of Angela,…. I’ll give you her address,… Pls take care of her while i’m away,……. My mother is planning something,….

And i know it’s gonna be dangerous,…… ”

” I’m always here for you,….. Just take things easy,…. Would you visit your sister Vanessa, in Ghana,.. This is the only opportunity you have to

do that,….. ”

” Yeah, i’ve thought of that,. I’ll visit her if i’m not

being monitored,… ”

” Your mother is really mean, why is she doing

all these?, she’s destroying her family just

because of power, wealth and fame,…… I’ve

never seen a woman as mean as she is”.

“The same with me,…. Sometimes i think she’s

possessed,…. Her actions are always uncalled

for,…… Why would she tie me down like this,…. I

dont even want to talk about my dad,… His own

case is pathetic,….. ”

”This is unbelievable,……… Just cheer up,… Let’s

take some drinks,.. You cant keep on lamenting,

……. My dad and i have an appointment to catch

up with,….. I’ll call you when i’m done,… I have

twenty minutes to leave,… ”

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