Akudo took another look at her ensemble, then nodded to herself. The first time she was meeting Edozie’s mother, she was a bundle of nerves. She had fallen hopelessly in love with Edozie, and could see herself with no one else. However, that meeting was going to define the course of their relationship. Edozie had … More Blue Phoenix E21 (Conclusion): …And The Walls Came Tumbling Down.
“Thank you Mummy, thank you Uncle Tee!” Nnamdi beamed, hugging them both. Odera did the same right after his older brother, then the two boys took off into the arcade. Akudo stood there, smiling at the receding figures of her sons, unable to wipe away the smile that stretched across her face. “It’s been a … More Blue Phoenix E20: Head-On
Ronke adjusted her sun shades with shaky hands. It was probably nothing. She was praying to all the deities she knew in the hopes that it was nothing. She was not sure that she could survive another heartbreak. In her thirty three years of existence, she had experienced probably every single type of betrayal that … More Blue Phoenix E18: Dynamite
Timeyin glanced down at his watch, then continued to tap his hands on his right thigh. He had arrived at the airport with time to spare. The plane had not touched down yet. Lagos traffic could be unpredictable and he had not wanted to take any chances, but even he had to admit he left … More Blue Phoenix E16: Yearning
Akudo put her phone on mute and sniffed. She wiped her tears, sniffed once more, then cleared her throat before taking it off mute mode. She did not want her mother-in-law to know she was crying. “Thank you so much Mama Jay. You really didn’t have to.” She said. “Nonsense!” Came the cheerful voice on … More Blue Phoenix E15: Not As It Seems
“I think you will like it ma.” The makeup artist tried again, a repeated attempt to convince Akudo to get faux eyelashes. “No. If you cannot make me look pretty with the lashes that God gave me, then maybe you are not very good at this.” Akudo said, giving her an accompanying look that meant … More Blue Phoenix E14: Changes
“Mummy! Green!” Akudo’s younger son shouted, snapping her out of her thoughts. “Oh, sorry. Thank you Dera.” She said, glancing up at the traffic light briefly before putting pressure on the gas pedal. It had been a little over a week since her falling-out with Ronke and the matter still weighed heavily on her mind. … More Blue Phoenix E13: Transitions