Nothing is ever as it seems. Juwon is a classic example.
Kunle paced up and down the room, “I’m not sure how much longer I can keep this secret”. He nearly screamed. He punched the wall and let out a loud “Arggh!”
“Relax Kunle; he’s never going to find out if you just keep your mouth shut like you’ve always done!” Juwon yelled back at him.
She always spoke with intimidating certainty in her voice, always absent fear no matter how severe the matter was. It was her most distinguishing quality. Growing up with an Army General for a father surely was largely responsible.
“You need to have seen the way he stared at me today, Damn!” He walked towards her and pulled her close. “Juwon, please, let’s tell him the truth and move on with our lives.”
She looked him straight in his eyes and said, “No, this is the way it has to be. Dave will never know about our little secret. He will propose to me, I will say yes, and our little secret will remain what it is.”
“And what if I no longer want this?” Kunle didn’t take his eyes off the ground. He couldn’t. Juwon was silent for a while, staring at him in utter disbelief and with a certain kind of disgust…
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