Behind You - Episode 5

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It’s almost a week now since my encounter with jawad I didn't hear from him, his mom used to call mom so we get in touch

Preparation for the wedding is taking place at both houses. Mom has been busy with the preparation and Yasmin is also preparing for her exam. I'm sitting on my desk working on my laptop when precious tap me on the shoulder.

"Have you heard about the news" she whispered looking at the surrounding.

"What news" I asked furrowing my brows.

"There will be a new boss" of course. 

"Huh" I didn't know the words came out from my mouth loud.

"Oh that's good" I fake a smile. My boss and also my husband to be. 

"I hope he's not like the previous boss" she spit.

Just when we are in the middle of our talk a man walked pass us, dressed in a suit hand on his pocket, my gaze wandered to his face, he has a light brown eyes, with beard, he has a curl black hair, I was busy admiring his face I didn't notice precious calling my name

"Oh Farah, I've been calling you since what are you thinking of" oh my precious, you won't understand.

"You better start walking to his office"she pointed.

"Now?" I answered.

"What do you mean, you're still the secretary, you better hurry up" she pushed me toward the door . I knocked on the office door.

"Come in" his voice spoke

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. I entered closing the door behind me; I felt my heart speeding up.

"Good morning sir, here's your schedule" I pressed my lips in a thin line. The moment our eyes met, I felt uncomfortable.

“Tell the rest of the staffs to gather at the conference room, I will be there in thirty minute." He spoke without even sparing me a glance.

"OK sir" I was about to leave when he speak again.

"And I need a hot coffee, make it with little sugar" I close my eyes to calm myself. I walked out of his office and close the door behind me. He acts as if he doesn’t know me. Ya Allah! I hurriedly announced to everybody about the meeting, and made the hot coffee for boss jawad. I knocked on the door once again and he shouted 'come in'

"Here is your coffee sir" he took the coffee from the desk and took a sip.

"What's this? I clearly told you little sugar, but you put in to much sugar" he shouted gritting his teeth.

"Sorry sir, I will make another one" I gulped in fear.

"Better, I give you 5mins to bring me my coffee" with that he shot me an angry look and dismiss me. I ran quickly and make another coffee making sure the sugar is not too much.

"Here is the coffee sir" placing it on his desk.

"Is everyone in the conference room" he said glancing at his watch.

"Yes sir"


We are in the conference room waiting for the boss to come. Earlier event flashed through my mind I made another coffee but he didn't even drink it. An annoyed smile made it way out of my lips. I heard the Sound of footsteps and the door opened revealing a hard face jawad. After the greeting he started talking about what brings him.

"As you know, am the new boss that will be taking over the company, so there will be some changes" everyone attention is on him.

“I want everyone to be serious with his/her work, if I find some lazy person misbehaving I won't hesitate to fire him/her" he said frowning.

“I’ve check your profiles and I will assign you according to your profile. And lastly for the secretary, you will keep working before I find a new secretary” I lowered my head down. 'I hope you all understand', everyone kept quite. 

“I will take that as a yes, so that's end of today's meeting" and he left the room, leaving everyone in shock. I stood up and followed the boss, but he's nowhere to be found and His next meeting is in 1hour. So I dialed his office number because am tired of going in and out of his office.

"Hello Sir you have a meeting with Mr Anthony in one hour" before I could say another word he hung up. What have I got myself into?


After i perform my salat. I took a warm bath to calm my nerve,and changed into my pajama,after going up and down with my boss today its feels like I've carried a books. I lay on my back, just then Yasmin entered with a plate of rice pudding.

"Come here Yasmin, please massage my legs" she sat down on the bed next to me and started massaging my legs. 

"What sis Farah, did you carry a load of books at work" she asked me.

"Oh no...Yasmin, working as a secretary is very hard" I fake a smile.

"I forget to tell you, jawad called on your phone, and you're in the bathroom" her statement surprised me. I quickly sat up.

“So what did you tell him?" I asked curiously.

"I told him you're sleeping; I don't want to tell him you're in the bathroom"

"Thank you Yasmin, you're the best sis in the world" I pinch her cheeks.

"Here's your food, since you're tired no need to come down I've already told mom" she smile standing up.

"Goodnight sis" 

"Goodnight Yasmin, thank you"

"Don't mention what sisters are for"and she left closing the door. I took my phone and checked my received calls should I call back? Or not?


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