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TWO GRACES – SEVEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO SEVEN                Two hours ago, her brain was on five percent battery. There are days the tiredness came in both forms, physical and mental. She knew her body needed rest yet her mind needed it to move, to burn the anxiety right out. Landing …

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TWO GRACES – SIX

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBOSIX                        Kay’s clinical judgment on her mother’s health further reiterated Grace’s initial suspicions. The older woman had been compliant with her medications, she hadn’t felt dizzy or lightheaded neither had her blood pressure risen any higher than its normal range. In fact, it was lower …

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TWO GRACES – FIVE

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO FIVE                        The woman looked up from her cup of coffee. She was on a white flowery nighty and her hair neatly packed in a hair net. Aside the compulsory vertical line that aging was dragging down her smooth face at all cost, she still …

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TWO GRACES – FOUR

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO FOUR                    Rhoda dragged herself into the office to the drab greetings of her staff. They were less pleased to see her today for whatever reason, or so she thought. She told a joke, she always did when she entered the office and none of …

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TWO GRACES – Three

“Are you trying to starve me?” Her forehead furrowed. Yeah, this was a complete non-joke because at times like this it was insane to smile. “No, ma’am!” Mrs. Jesse responded as politely as she could mutter. “My bones were eating themselves up to stay alive.” Grace sounded even meaner and …

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TWO GRACES – Two

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO TWO The atmosphere of tension had become so severe and pervasive that one could barely see more than a few feet in any direction. Everything came across as being louder than usual, the ticking clock especially. Some minutes ago, Grace Philips had considered removing a …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE THIRTEEN

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO Lizzy takes her eyes from the computer she’s been typing away on the whole time. There’s still a lot to do. Regius Dynasty has a grand upcoming event and deliveries must be done from Noma’s Bake Shop as timely as possible. They’ve not disappointed before; …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE NINE

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO Patrick’s jerks and his face moves in the direction of the forcefully opened door. He watches with interest and concern as Akoji storms through the entire length of the outer chamber of the gym towards the inner chamber. The inner chamber is exclusive, more like …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE EIGHT

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO Agefu stares coldly from where she’s standing still holding onto the door knob of her one-bedroom apartment. She doesn’t seem to understand, in the very least, what the men in front of her are saying. “We advise you to remain quiet, Miss Agefu, as whatever …

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NOMA’S DREAM – EPISODE SEVEN

Darkness encloses round about the entire surrounding except inside the bedroom and the only sound one can hear are those coming from crickets who’d chosen the cold night to render their sonorous national anthems. Rhoda Badmus had slept off earlier while working on her desk. There’s a deadline to meet, …

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