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May
2019

Spirals 21

Episode Twenty-One I stood there, looking from face to face, flabbergasted to say the least. “I had nothing to do with this,” I said with widened eyes. “We all saw the way you yelled at him when everyone was dancing,” Juliet said, her voice low. I looked at her. It sounded like she was accusing […]

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May
2019

Spirals 20

Episode Twenty Mark’s neck was at a weird angle. It was shocking. I had left him standing there and now he was dead. I thought I would be happy seeing him dead. It’s all I have ever thought about since he did what he did to me all those years ago, but seeing his body […]

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May
2019

Spirals 19

Episode Nineteen “What?” I managed to choke out. “It wasn’t intentional,” Kunle said. “I saw you that day, staring at that jewelry, and I just felt pulled to you for some reason. Though, me getting you a present and offering my jacket are not gestures due to my growing attraction to you. They are actually […]

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May
2019

Spirals

Episode Eighteen It was difficult to think of anything else. As I hastily escaped from Mark, my heart pounded against my ribcage. I kept on turning to check if he was following as I walked through the crowd in the living room . All I could think of was that I was in a spot […]

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May
2019

Spirals 17

Episode Seventeen What was that smile all about? And why did he not stop stealing glances towards me? I stood there, wine glasses in both my hands, as I watched with the rest of the guests as Kunle and Juliet danced. Cameras were flashing and almost everyone was lifting phones to capture the moment. Yet, […]

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May
2019

Spirals 16

Episode Sixteen I met one of Juliet’s cousin in the kitchen. She was sorting out the small chops on little disposable plates, while another woman who Juliet had introduced me as one of her mother’s friends was dishing out orders to the waiters regarding the drinks. This kitchen was one of the building’s two grand […]

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May
2019

Spiral 15

Episode Fifteen The groom to be and his four friends strolled into the large living room at about 7:15pm. Kunle was at the fore, Mark at his right hand, the rest arranged into twos on either side of Kunle like escorts. They all wore matching black suits that shone in the bright room. Kunle wore […]

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May
2019

Spirals 14

Episode Fourteen “Do you like it?” Juliet had asked as I stared dumbstruck at the beautiful gown I had pulled out of a big, brown paper bag. It was a simple black dress, knee-length, which had stones around the neck and arms, making it sparkle with each movement. “Like it? This is too much!” I […]

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May
2019

Spirals 13

Episode Thirteen The day of the party had began fairly well. My mom had tried to change my mind once more but she was interrupted mid-sentence by Juliet’s call. Juliet’s excited voice had even lifted up my spirits and made me more confident about my decision to attend her party. After the call, seeing that […]

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May
2019

Spirals 12

Episode Twelve Convincing my mom that I would be fine being apart from her for a day was hard work. She was not ready let me go, not with a person I barely knew. I had not been away from home since I dropped out of school to heal. When my mom could find no […]

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