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Mrs. Emily ignored their greetings using her eyes to


the room she found herself in.”what a local and


house” she said to herself still looking around the sitting



and Daniel spoked on the phone. He didn’t tell me that


were coming today. Please have a sit” Ella said with a


pointing to a plastic chair beside her. Mrs. Emily didn’t


anything. she was just busy staring angrily at the

plastic chair.

“Please sit down” Ella begged again with a smile.


do you want from my son?” Mrs. Emily asked Ella


her look to her. It came as a shock to Ella.

“Excuse me

ma”Ella said trying to get her correctly.


play games with me. I know your type. I have you


investigated and I know everything about you.” Mrs. Emily


Ogechi stare at Ella who was also confused and staring


Mrs. Emily.

“I don’t get you ma” Ella responded confusedly.


whole thing is, leave my son alone. He does not belong to your

class” Mrs. Emily shouted

at Ella with

a frown face. It came to Ella as a shocked. She thought that


Daniel’s mum come back from London, that, she and Daniel will


that Daniel’s mum will love her,but, she was wrong. Mrs. Emily


liked her even from the very first day she set her eyes on Ella.


felt sad. Her heart began to hot her as if it will explore in any


“I know your type. You’re only but a gold digger. How much?


your prize” Mrs Emily asked. Ella was just looking at her angrily.


may not be in your class or have the kind of money that you



one thing is sure, we’re definitely not hungry” Ella responded

with a frown face.

“I love your son,yes. But, I could have loved him even if he


your son” Ella added,getting infuriated this time.


waste my time little devil. How much?” Mrs Emily shouted


Ella. Ella took a sorrowful breathe calming herself down.


think is time going to your home now” Ella said opening the


more wild for her. Mrs. Emily laughed angrily clapping her hands.


look at you. can’t you just be reasonable, huh, be reasonable


me settle you. I don’t want to see your stupid self running


my son” Mrs. emily shouted at Ella.


said, leave now mother” Ella shouted at Mrs. Emily fighting hard


withhold the tears that formed in her eyes. Mrs. Emily adjusted


glance to every edge of the sitting room before stunning out.


forcefully closed the door. Ogechi went and embraced Ella,


her. Just then, Mr. Denis walked into the sitting room from the


“Ella, I thought that I heard people quarreling?” Mr. Denis asked.


it’s Daniel’s mum. papa can you believe this. She actually came


offer me money as a pooper to leave her son alone” Ella explained.


did you tell her?” Mr. Denis asked.

“what else! I told her that, her money cannot buy the love


have for Daniel” Ella responded and Mr. Denis nodded his head



and sit down” Mr. Denis told Ella.

“Issokay” Ogechi consoled Ella walking her to a sit.


alright. You will be fine” Mr. Denis said, as one could see both him


Ogechi, patting Ella’s shoulders.

“cheer up” Mr. Denis voice echoed again.


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At Austin’s Hotel.

Daniel and Richard was seen eating and drinking. Richard is a


to Daniel and also worked in Mrs. Emily’s company.


know women love women?” Richard said.


so tell me what it is” Daniel inquired absentmindedly, concentrating

on his food.

“What I’m saying is that, you should try and listen to your mum” Richard


it came as a surprise to Daniel. if someone should be telling him this,


shouldn’t be Richard. His best friend in that matter.

“what?” Daniel

stopped eating and dropped his spoon on his plate angrily.


I heard you right?” Daniel asked.

“if she say you should forget about that girl


forget her and move on” Richard told Daniel.


now listen to me. You know something Richard, I respect our


verry verry much. But do not trespass about it. do you


me?” Daniel asked positing at richard.

“I was” Richard

tried to defend but Daniel interrupted him.


I’m trying to say is this, I know my mum has being telling you to

talk to me” Daniel shouted.

“well she” Daniel interrupted Richard again.


I’m trying to tell you is this, stop that issue right now” Daniel

shouted at Richard.

“okay okay” Richard responded lifting his two hands.


that why you brought me here?” Daniel asked angrily.

“is Okay”

“Is that why you brought me here”

“is Okay”

“Whatever. I will eat the food anyway” Daniel responded and

started devouring his food again. this time around, hurriedly.



Days Later.

It has been days now and Mrs. Emily is still threatening Ella to


her son alone. Ella sat on a chair in the sitting room shedding


she can’t believe that, Daniel’s mum dislike her just because she’s

a poor girl.


world was crashing as what Mrs. Emily said days ago kept

ringing on her mind.

“I have tried. God knows I have tried. what have I done to his


do I deserve all this?” Ella asked shedding uncontrollable tears

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