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Sacrilege – Episode 48

Sacrilege – Episode 48 © Adeola Nissi “Ladies?” Deolu called from the sitting room. “Five more minutes, Ad” from the bedroom, Laura yelled what she had been saying for almost an hour. The men chorused an exasperated sigh as they stood and walked out of the house to wait in the compound. Ladies probably were […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 47

Sacrilege – Episode 47 © Adeola Nissi Laughter rang out in an eatery close to the hospital. Deolu had treated Laura, Gloria, Jane and little Tess to dinner and they were all now seated round the table enjoying plates of delicious meals as they relished tales of happy moments. Deolu was mostly quiet, smiling all […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 46

Sacrilege – Episode 46 © Adeola Nissi Laura’s eyes drifted open, staring into the medium lighting of her matrimonial bedroom. She blinked and turned on her side to stare at the lovely face of her husband. She could gaze at him forever. Even while unconscious, his presence always made her feel a sense of safety, […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 45

Sacrilege – Episode 45 © Adeola Nissi Darkness swelled around them as Laura wrenched her gut outside the hospital. Laura felt her head ache as she spat out, hating the foul smell that invaded her nostrils. Jane rushed to hand Gloria a bottle of water which she tipped over Laura’s mouth. Laura took little of […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 43

Sacrilege – Episode 43 © Adeola Nissi Deolu eased along the road, maneuvering the car to the middle of the road, keeping both hands on the wheel. Taking his eyes off the road briefly, he glanced at Laura who was seated beside him, wearing a lost confused look in her eyes as she stared straight […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 41

Sacrilege – Episode 41 © Adeola Nissi Every part of her body ached and craved a warm bed to lie on. Sleep weighed heavily on her brows but Gloria was sure she probably would never wake up again if she closed her eyes to sleep. Or maybe she would wake up… maybe life would wake […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 40

Sacrilege – Episode 40 © Adeola Nissi Margaret paced the length of Deolu’s home while Tito sat, staring a bit too keenly at her hands as Chris held his phone to his ear. They were – all of them – locked up in different streams of thoughts. Silence reigned in the sitting room as tension […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 37

Sacrilege – Episode 37 © Adeola Nissi “So, she was with you” Tito exploded suddenly, glaring at Deolu. It was about an hour after they received the shocking call from Laura’s kidnapper and they had successfully moved themselves from the hospital to Deolu’s residence. All along Tito had been in the dark; she had no […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 36

Sacrilege – Episode 36 © Adeola Nissi Deolu got back to the beach lodge about an hour after. It was already past midnight but he was sure he wasn’t getting any sleep that night or any time soon for that matter. He massaged his temples with his middle fingers, trying to get rid of the […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 35

Sacrilege – Episode 35 © Adeola Nissi Anita paused the circular rubbing of her protruded belly; the infant within seemed to kick in protest. “Wait wait, let me digest this” She cut in, her eyes alive with amusement. “You kissed Tito? Like… the same Tito?” Chris sighed and massaged this bridge between his eyes. “Go […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 33

Sacrilege – Episode 33 © Adeola Nissi “I knew Laura even before she started any serious relationship with Deolu. She was his friend, but since Deolu and I were really close, she was my friend as well” Chris told Tito. Tito had gone mute. “I fell in love with her person. She was friendly, principled, […]

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Sacrilege – Episode 30

Sacrilege – Episode 30 © Adeola Nissi “That’s impossible!” Teju stared at Laura’s face like she had gone mad. Surely she didn’t know what she was saying. “This woman – Gloria – is your step mother” she stated with emphasis. “She only married your father after your mother’s death, so if at all Gloria is […]