Cold But Charming - Episode 17

Cold but Charming

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Erik pov:
Portharcout Nigeria
Night before...

Their cloths were blending with  reddish blood that splatters all over like muds,
"wao i feel so good" my expression were glowing with pride as I gaze mockingly at their big dead eye.
Their lifeless body lay still cold as ice while I walk away feeling contented as ever.... I watched my knife narrowly with the thick blood that clungs around it before letting out a big laugh...

"hahahahahahahahahahaha blood, wao beautiful red blood"

Pascal and spike were glaring at me shockingly like I was death itself. . But pity they don't understand am the man who destroys life and still stand to spat on it..

I  shook my head continuously
"Wao, I can't believe I packed their intestine out with these pascal, their eyes were as wide and cold looking straight into mine as if they wanna question me,"

"look at them they wanna question me pascal" I smile with a dark grin pointing towards the dead politicians direction

"can they talk now, oh no no no" I inhaled more of my cigrette and puff out the smoke..
walking slowly and majestically I laughed once more

"pity they can't talk, phew they are cold dead and far away with God now, may heaven bless their soul "

"boss this place is dangerous it's full of security, we have to go" spike called silently

"shut up stupid boy, if they come am gonna kill them with this, you got it "
I giggled .. My tone was quiet this time full of  pleasures and hatred

"I'll kill them with this"

I watch my long knife closely and giggled more
Lowering my head, my face
Suddenly let out a dark color signaling the pureness of anger, I frowned before I jerked my head up

"ehn ehn what are we still doing here boys are you crazy"
"but boss, but you, you you" spike stammered

Shut up, what if we get caught, you both stand there looking like mor-ns
and have you broken all the cameras"

"yes boss"

"let's move ,.....
As quick as possible, we jumped over the fence and race to meet shabanna in the car
*******
I slipped into the shadow of my room with sweat brims from my face to the neck, I've always loved darkness..

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. Pity I wasn't aware of coming to earth, I would have love to be the devil himself .
Darkness is beautiful mmmmm
I wipe my sweat with my hands and chuckles at the thought of my brother...
"Mmmm, mmmm what to do, time to play, Erik wanna play,
time to scare my brothers little half to death "
I let out a ruggish laugh and padded across my room to crack the window open ..the curtain billowed in, following by an eminently satisfying blast of the chilly air ....
I laughed a jeering laugh
"it would be stupid to let her die easily right, the stupid wimp" ..
My lips curled up in a smile when I pick up my phone to dailed some numbers..
"how far sharp shooter"

"boss that steve guy is still all over your niece, as am talking to you right now they are both at her place playing Romeo and Juliet...

I laughed and quickly lighted an hem, I puff out the smoke tapping my head repeatedly as I sniffled.

"oh sharp shooter,"
my tone was thick and rugged ...

"I told you to let them enjoy the pleasures of life, they would soon die anyway,, but not yet....not tonight..
I stand moving towards my mirror to study my dark expression...

"prepare the dog trick for Sam tonight, "

"okay boss, small or big dog"

I laughed puffing out more smoke..

"small dog ofcourse"

"okay boss"
I dropped the phone and laughed at the image I saw the mirror..
Pale and cold ...it was moving substantially,,
"Erik" it called

My eyes widened "how's this possible you are me, "
The image laughed

"People dies...beauty Fades...love Changes...
And You Will Always Be Alone Erik"...

"shut up am never alone, my sons and wife are alive "

"mmmm, you are just a stupid psycho you that better than anyone that they are dead, cold dead and never coming back"

"who are you bastard" I said moving back with a shocked expression

"you wanna know me Erik, hahahaha"

"Am a restless soul 
faces found beyond thy deeds, here in the dark..deep within your heart i lay,
call me conscience am always here. 

"shut up, you are dead"
I frown while I staggered towards my bed..

"yes,  that's why am restless"
It face struck out of the mirror,  slow and creepy it started laughing

"Noooooooo," I shouted, my hand was fast to meet my knife in the dark.

"just die"

I  throw it angrily.

But all I saw was the shatters of crumbled glass shrieking it’s own melodramatic laugh as it scattered into thousands of pieces...

I turned and saw richy crying, his eye socket were black ... Body white as snow and a eye filled with blood, ...
"stop this dad, you are hurting us"

I laughed out between tears ignoring him until he turns towards the wall and disappeared ....

"don't worry richy daddy is just catching some fun ,,,, hahahahaha so much fun
********

Sam pov,:

Very slowly, my thick eye lashes fluttered open and narrowed as the Fresh windy cool and crispy Sunday morning air whistling around me .
I realise it has stop raining as the filtered light of the day entered through the balcony curtain....
I struggled as Steve strong arms was still wrapped around me firmly ..

The sight of him looking so peaceful in his sleep catch my attention
i stared up at his face for a long moment marveling once more at his handsomeness, enigmatic power, and features
quiet enough not to wake him up I kissed his chest... And whispered

Just when I have always thought love could never be a part of me, that's when you came along and showed me happiness, you are the reason for my smile Steve, I sniffled..
although I know how dangerous it is to have you by my side like this, but I couldn't muster up the feeling to send you away.

I swallowed as the surge of emotion rose in my head
"I love you, and I hope you know that"

Gently enough not to wake him up, i took his hand and place it to his side .. I checked my time and realise its almost seven...
"gosh my morning jog"

I quickly got up ...and make my way to the bathroom ...
after freshening up, I put on my black stretchy Drylayer leggings, a sport bra, my sneakers and an head phone firmly on my ears,,,

"just five minutes jog, I hope am back before he wakes up "

I got out of the bathroom glancing at my image and at ever sleeping Steve through it before making my way down the stairs and out..
The sky was beginning to fully unbared the gate of light as it welcomes my skin with it's freshing rays,
I lifted my head inhaling the coldness of the air and the chill it brought to my exposed skin,
quickly I wrap up my up braid and jog a little .... ..
Few steps of jog I was brought to an abrupt stop at the sight of blood,, I gapse and threw down my head phone ,
my face fell faster to were the blood is coming from .
I could swear my skin became greyed, my eyes were as wide as they could stretch ...taking a few steps further, panic erupted me as this shocking waves crawled all
over my system.
I became incapacitated when I saw the dog,, lifeless, cold with it's eyes budge of its skull..
Tears rushed down my face as paralyses shook through me
i stood there as gormless as a guppy, shocked and shaky,
My face contorted in horror, As i
recalled cutie

"Noooooooo, not again,,, " I gapsed

I opened my mouth in silent scream
I could feel my heart beat rose in the flickers of fears, my whole muscles going tense ..i covered my mouth with my hands at the realisation of what uncle Erik had done ...
"he did thisthis, noooo"
I was shaking my head and moving backwards in shock,,..

"noo" I shouted
Then suddenly it struck me I felt my whole body froze, I stood still without moving, without breathing, without making a sound....
My eyes widened as my kneels gave out on me, then I realise I wasn't afraid of dyeing as much as how painful the process dyeing feels,, glancing at the pureness of the sky , I smile between tears.. As everything around me went blank....
**************************

Steve pov:

my fears started to multiply in an hundred fold at the sight of Sam...i could swear my heart nearly bust out of my chest
Trepidation over came me to the extent all thought on what to do varnished....

"Sam wake up damn it" I shouted
I could feel the rapid pulse in my system reverberated through my head
"Please"
I shook her chin and called repeatedly with shaky hands ..

"Sam please, wake up"
My eyes widened as it struck me, she must have fainted at the sight of the dog..

"gosh who did this"
I coughed at the smell it brought, while I struggled to carry her up ...

"yes the hospital gosh," I raced towards my car
my head was banging all along as I dropped her to get the car keys... I was so disorganised when I came back I could feel my legs shaking at the dulled sight of her .....i opened the door and quickly place her in the back,
I ran to the drivers seat, thank God my hand were strong enough to pull the gear ..... With a sinking heart I pull into express and drove to the hospital like the world is about coming to an end.
*****

EMERGENCY I shouted like a mad man when I got to the hospital,, I race along with the nurses who took Sam inside with the stretching wheel ... She's still not moving

'God ' my heart was pounding so fast as I made a silent prayer ..
I was pacing in the waiting room struggling with all my thoughts...
I was so disorganised and messed up right at the moment I don't know what to do whether to start crying myself or faint along with Sam...
I couldn't sit, I continue racking my fingers through my hairs as I pace,,
I notice some few stares on me...and wonder what they might actually be looking at..

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. But I was too occupied with Sam thoughts to care...
I immediately staggered and sat down when the realisation came to me, I was putting on two different slippers, which is hell way too small for my feet, my boxers showing much of my hairy thighs

"what" I gapse "how could I not notice"

I was holding my head with my thoughts all along, feeling irritated with the fact that no one is coming out to tell me what is really happening to Sam..
I gapse and sat straight as my face suddenly met the gaze of a much smaller nurse...
I was fast to run towards her

"hey nurse, wait "
She turned around staring at me in a much professional way
My eyes fell on her as I struggled convulsively to swallow panic,

"any problem"

"remember I was here yesterday but I couldn't find doctor matine any where,  my girlfriend was rushed in some minutes ago "

"oh Mr steve" she scan the way I look from head to the toes as if not believing what she was seeing,, but to me I really don't care I just needed to know what's happening to sam.

"Emm doctor matine is already attending to her,  but if you need more info maybe you should ask the receptionist or the staff cause I need to attend to some other patients now "

She left before I could stop her.
"really Gosh"
I staggered towards the wall as i scrabbled more of my finger faster and harder through my hairs....
"I promise I would protect her dammit, but I couldn't, I failed"

I turn towards the wall and rammed my clenched fist on it repeatedly

"Gosh sam"

Minutes later doctor matine came out of the room with two nurses moving sam out of the emergency room to the ward.  
My gaze immediately fell on her face feeling worst at the on why isnt opening her eyes yet

I ran towards him...

"doctor "

"calm down Mr Steve " he said hurriedly she was in deep shock but she's coming around now .....

"doctor wait "
He went in and I started to pace all over again but I notice my breath had start ease with the knowing that she would be fine...
Doctor matine came out with the other nurses,, as I could hear the way he eased out a deep breath... with the way I clung to the door  like some security

"Mr steve,  just calm down okay,  she's has come around but resting now. "

He was scanning the way I look like anyone would look at a gorrila

"you can go in now but make it short ,  "
What's this about my look,  am I looking that worst

"doctor, I.... I"  
He taps on my shoulder..
"we'll talk later,  I need to attend to someone else "then he left

"thanks doc" I called out...

I opened the door gently and went in
Goosebumps rose in my face at the sight of her ...
Her dulled skin, smooth and tired.. I studied her for moment as regret for not being there the moment she had fainted tugged through me.
She was right,  what difference does it make,   I failed her...
Her eyes were closed firmly with the drip needle fussed  to her left hands... I move closer to her bed watching her  as I gulped back tears
..i shut my eyes  in an attempt to starve off the ache that threatens to explode
only to open them to meet her faint gaze on mine

"babe"

I quickly squeezed her hands into mine and touched her face with the other  ....
"I failed you babe,  am sorry "

"steve" her voice was shallow and tired.. I could sense she was valiantly fighting the effect the shock had brought inside of her
"he's coming for you next Steve,  I can't watch you die, leave Steve ,I...... I... I"

"shhhh,,, I don't care babe  , I won't leave, i refuse to give in and  if dyeing the only option I got rather than leaving .... So be it"

**********

So guys let's stop here.......
Do you actually think Steve is still capable of protecting Sam from her psyche uncle who still has more hell and horror in mind to do, ....

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Thanks lot of love,..

 

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  • lydy mbuh picture
    lydy mbuh
    I believe l
  • lydy mbuh picture
    lydy mbuh
    I believe love conquers all, thumbs up dear
  • Fatu M picture
    Fatu M
    I think he's capable. But he can't help if she won't open up. Sam needs to open up to him.
  • Oluwadare Mojisola picture
    Oluwadare Mojisola
    If she speak up Steve will know how to tackle the uncle
  • Ucheoma Rufus picture
    Ucheoma Rufus
    He can only if Sam let him in to her secret
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