Episode 11

-Daniel picked his phone later in the day, to speak with Darasimi on phone. He then knew she had given her mother the phone. He had been thinking of buying his sister and mother phones too. He thought in him that the three of them need phone presently, and he was going to buy for them.….AKINPELUMI, Darasimi’s father. He had three wives, of which Olufunke was the first wife, he married Shade their after, since Funke couldn’t provide him with a male son. Shade also gave birth to triplet, Taiwo, Kenny and Aarin. He went ahead to marry Layo as his third wife, she gave birth to two male children.Akinpelumi was just a drunkard, known all over the village. He works asa hunter, and brings a lot of meat home. He sleeps with only Layo, and feed them, has never thought of he having other wives that needs a lot of care and children. He was a useless father. Throughout Darasimi’s days in school, he didn’t give a dime, for the books, textbooks, school fees and project fee.Layo had been a bone in the throat of the Funke in that house. She and Shade had been troubling her life, whenever they sight Darasimi, they question her for what she hasn’t done.It was of a great surprise that Darasimicould pass her final SSCE examination, they disturbed her throughout the examination period because they wanted failure for her.Darasimi and Daniel read under their normal meeting tree throughout the examination. Darasimi wasn’t sure of her place of study now, her father won’t assist her at all for her to further her studies, her mother just sells yam at the market.**********Daniel was in his room, also studying for the examination coming by, not quite long, Ruth knocked on his door. Daniel walked down there and was surprised seeing her.‘My princess, here?’ He asked with surprise.‘Yeah, why are you surprised?’ She smiled.‘I should be, wasn’t expecting you.’ He replied.‘I’ve brought some word problems to you, for you to solve for me.’ She said. WORD PROBLEMS…

Episode 12

Daniel ushered Ruth to the balcony. They both sat together, he taught her all what she requested for. This time, the queen had been searching for Ruth.“Ruth.” She heard from some distance.‘That’s mum calling you my princess. You have to hurry.’ Daniel uttered.‘Yeah, I can hear also.’ She stood up and left the balcony immediately.Daniel had a soft breath and rested hisback.….“Where have you been? I’ve been searching for you.” Queen uttered.‘I’ve been upstairs with Dan. She uttered.‘DANIEL? Both of you all alone?’ She wondered.‘You are surprised? Yes we’ve been together. He has been teaching me Math.’ She smiled.‘Alright, just checked your room and didn’t see you, the driver also said you’ve been at home, that’s why I’ve been searching for you.’ She smiled back.‘Alright mum.’ She replied.‘And call me Daniel, the king wants to see him.’ The queen added.‘Oooh! See him? What for? We are busy now!’ She complained.‘He needs mouth organ. He said he is bored.’ The queen smiled.‘Alright, but its not fair mum.’ She said as she was going.….She entered into the balcony back, shemet Daniel playing a football game on his phone. She smiled and had her sit beside him back. Daniel continued playing the game without raising his head to know who entered.‘Doesn’t he know that I’m here?’ Ruth thought in herself.‘I’m here!’ She exclaimed.Daniel raised his head and paused the game. He looked at her and smiled. “I’ve forgotten someone entered.” He continued smiling.Ruth’s phone started ringing, she stood up and stepped to a corner to pick up the call. It was her guy that was calling her.‘Then why are you calling me!’ She shouted on phone.Daniel that had continued playing his game paused the game and raised his head up on hearing the noise.‘Are you sick, you know I have my standards! I’ve told you I don’t like it when you call me by that name.’ She uttered angrily.‘What sorry are you saying! You must be really crazy!’ She said and hanged the call. She was already looking angry.“I’m sorry, I don’t think I will be able to continue with the mathematics. This fool has spoilt my mood.’ She said andwalked out of the balcony.“What is the meaning of all this?” Daniel thought and continued with his game.….The noise of someone falling from the staircase was heard by Daniel immediately Ruth left the balcony. Shealready had her asthmatic attack on her way to her room, she slipped on the stair case and fell.Daniel rushed out and hurried to meet her on seeing her. He rushed to her room to get the inhaler, it didn’t look as if she was with it. This time, the maidens were already around, they’ve surrounded her, one of them was running to Ruth’s room when she ran into Daniel and both fell.Daniel stood immediately and hurried to where she was, he pushed all the maidens around and shivered to the princess to apply the inhaler on her.The King was already coming this time, he rushed there and started shouting at the maidens for not guarding his daughter properly. He was totally angry, he watched Daniel as he was trying to help her out of the problem.Sooner, he carried her to her room andwas beside her.……To be continued

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