All For What!

"why haven't you eaten your food" she yelled at the frightened little girl.

"I...I don't like yam pottage," she stuttered.

"I don't care, either you eat it, or remain hungry for the rest of the day. I won't prepare another meal for a foolish girl like you. start eating NOW!" she yelled, making the little girl flinch.


Saeed Mahmud Mubarak, a hard working business and religious man of twenty eight, happily married to Maryam Mubarak, who is a nurse.

Saeed wanted her to quit working, when she gave birth but she didn't want to, so she hired a household help instead, to help with the household chores and to babysit her newborn baby.

unknown to her, she made a huge  mistake hiring a stranger into her home.

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    • All For What! - Episode 1

    • In the name of Allah, the beneficent, the most merciful. Praise be to Allah, the lord of the world. Master of the day of judgment. You alone we worship and you alone we ask for hel...
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    • All For What! - Episode 2

    • After Saeed had left for work the next day, Maryam was left home alone, as usual. She was in the kitchen preparing dinner, with their house help Sa'adat, giving her a helping h...
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    • All For What! - Episode 3

    • "I'm going back to work tomorrow," Maryam informed her husband. Her maternity leave was over. "Habibty, don't you think it'd be better if you s...
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    • All For What! - Episode 5

    • Saeed and Maryam got up very early and got ready for work. They got Manal ready for school as well. "I will drop Manal off at school today," he told Maryam and ...
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    • All For What! - Episode 6

    • I'm sorry for hiring Nafisa without telling you first," Maryam apologized in the evening when they  both returned from work. "I forgive you, but I stil...
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    • All For What! - Episode 7

    • After the family members had left for work, Nafisa gave herself a tour around the house. First the living rooms, balconies, garden and bedrooms; except for Saeed and Maryam's r...
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    • All For What! - Episode 8

    • Unedited. "Manal?" Saeed called. Manal heard her father's voice and dropped the broom instantly. She ran up to him and he picked...
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    • All For What! - Episode 9

    • Maryam returned home by 8:30pm and met the house very quiet as usual. "Manal! Habibi." she called, but got no response. "Nafisa." she called...
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    • All For What! - Episode 10

    • Unedited. Maryam was seated in the living room watching a TV show, when she heard the sound of a car entering her compound, followed by the sound of the doorbell ringing....
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    • All For What! - Episode 11

    • Few days after Aisha had left, Maryam talked to Saeed regarding Nafisa's schooling. She wanted to enroll her in a private school that was not very far from where they were livi...
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    • All For What! - Episode 12

    • "You are home early today," Nafisa voiced out her thought, as Maryam pulled into the driveway. "I came back to take a file from my room. I forgot to take i...
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    • All For What! - Episode 13

    • "She's Nafisa's classmate and only came to give her some of her notebooks to copy," Maryam defended when Saeed complained about a stranger being inside his home....
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    • All For What! - Episode 14

    • Nafisa looked at her now stained skirt in disgust. "How dare you! Couldn't you hold it?" She asked, glaring at Manal. "Now go to your room, y...
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    • All For What! - Episode 15

    • Unedited. Saeed walked into the room he shared with his wife, exhausted and found her sleeping peacefully in the bed. He went closer to her and planted a kiss on...
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    • All For What! - Episode 16

    • In the evening, when the whole family was home, Nafisa started thinking of a way to steal some money from Maryam, but it would be hard for her to do so, as Maryam never left the do...
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    • All For What! - Episode 17

    • "Stop there," Saeed commanded and sprung up from bed, careful not to wake Maryam to the commotion that was about to take place.  He walked closer to Nafisa...
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    • All For What! - Episode 18

    • Nafisa heaved a satisfactory sigh as her wish had finally came true. She did as she promised and paid their bills. They ordered in excess and Nafisa didn't complain. She made i...
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    • All For What! - Episode 19

    • Unedited. Nafisa smiled triumphantly at the thought of finally being friends with Zahra, Ayesha and Yasmeen. She had succeeded in what she wanted for a long tim...
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    • All For What! - Episode 20

    • "Where do you think you're going to dressed like that?" Busted! Nafisa heard Maryam's voice. Slowly, she turned around and plastered a fake and forceful ...
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    • All For What! - Episode 21

    • Nafisa laughed viciously as she heard Saeed's car drove out of the compound. It was her chance to teach the little brat a lesson she would never forget. "Manal! Manal!!&qu...
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