Two Years later.
Austin sat on a chair looking so dirty and rough. He sat
his brother, Williams, who bailed him out of the prison;
he kept looking round the house.
has been really nice to you brother”
thank God for you and what he has done in our family
the past two years. My business has witness a great
an here you are, a free man again. I really thank Him
His good works. Welcome back home my brother”
“Thank you sir” Austin replied looking sad.
I really want to see shantel”
“Shantel is not in the country right now. I leant her
sent her off to America to study”
“No wonder” Austin exclaimed.
“brother, is there anyway for me to get her contact?
pls help me”
“Hmm. if chief Richard gets to know that you’re after
daughter again! I’m afraid he will kill you this time around.
I will suggest you let destiny decide your future with
her” Mr. Williams said.
“No, How can I go on without shantel in my life? I dont
know how to” Austin said.
“You have to. I will buy you jamb form and send you
to the village. All
you need to do now is concentrate on your studies
let God decide what will happen between you and her”
“Are you sending me back because of chief?”
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Six years later.
“DEAR HONEY. IS OVER AT LONG LAST. I HAVE
COMPLETED MY PROGRAM. I’M NOW A QUALIFIED
DOCTOR. MOST IMPORTANTLY, I’M COMING BACK TO
TO SEE YOU AGAIN. TO HOLD YOU AND KISS YOU. GOD
THIS TIME NOTHING WILL SEPARATE US EVER AGAIN.
NEXT WEEK WHEN I COME BACK. YOUR LOVE
SHANTEL” Mr. Richard read the letter over again,
annoyance. Meanwhile, Sammy who brought the letter
standing beside him like a bodyguard.
“And you said this letter was delivered this morning?” mr. Richard asked.
“Any information about that idiot?” Mr. Richard asked.
this is just his 8 years in far away calabar. He still
13 more years to go. 13 good years to go” replied
“And by that time. My daughter would have married a
man and given me grand children” Mr. Richard said
likewise inspector sammy.
(the day of shantel’s arrival)
The gateman gently opened the gate, paving way
the Lexus jeep which ride in. Shantel ran and embrassed
parents as one could see the maids rushing for her
“Welcome home” Mr. and Mrs. Richard said smiling.
“Thanks. Home sweet home”
“Welcome doctor shantel” Mr. and Mrs. Richard echoed
walking her inside.
inspector Sammy was seen seating in his office with
who came looking for Austin.
“I don’t understand. How do you mean Austin is no
here. where is he?” shantel asked inspector Sammy.
five years ago. He was involved in a criminal act and
transferred into a secret prison with hard labour for
to serve” inspector Sammy lied.
“You’re lying to me aren’t you?” shantel asked.
no reason to. I just told you the truth and nothing but
and as for his way about, I don’t know. please if you don’t
mind do excuse me.
really busy” inspector Sammy said. shantel stare at him
and left angrily.
“Idiot” Sammy said laughing.