Cold But Charming - Episode 27

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Caleb pov:


Guilt fluttered all over my face knowing how fully well I completely forgot about ann... She was such a wonderful friend...
A very good one , how could I have just forgetten about her like that..

for a moment I could only stare as she blink back tears...

Her smile was slow and warm
filled with those innocent girly look I saw the very first day Andrew brought her home..

I can't believe it's been 10 long years and it felt just like yesterday..

But how much I miss that girl ...nooo

My eyes locked onto hers
for a moment. ..
Her sight sent tremors of delight racing through me
I can't believe I forgot all about my pains and ache.

My heart was beating fast now as I gasped...

she isn't a girl anymore,
But a sinfully s-xy woman ..

I try getting back to my senses but I couldn't ..
I swallowed hard , I have never referred any woman as s-xy in a long while except Sam,
My heart wouldn't stop beating as I met her stares,
I stare down at my trouser and surprisingly glared back at her

i frown ,
How's this possible ,,
Sam is the only woman that has ever turn me on at the mere sight of her

now Ann,

I felt a burning surge as I bit my lower lips, she isn't talking, probably waiting for me to say something first ..
I tried focusing on my pains and not the way she looks so spelled bound..
i can't believe she's as s-xy as anything even with her bruised face
I remain speechless, my stares meeting her love, tempting dry lips, how I wish I could just get out of this rope and sucked on them, wet them, seized them...
I shifted my gaze down wards to her boob's,
Damn....i had to close my eyes and opened them again

What wrong with you caleb

I realised my hands were tied so tightly to the back...
theres no way I could move them,
My whole form hurts, but with all the effort in me, I moved the chair with my legs, it took few second but I successfully got to be in front of her..our legs only mere inches apart.
I frowned and stared at her bruised face ...the room was dark ,I couldn't see much...
I gulp back pains as I remember those hot slap I overheard yesterday, all of that on her face,,
Damn those people, f**k them..

I noticed her breathing has accelerated a little ,
I narrow my stares back to her eyes this time, she was looking down at her laps,
I had to smile she has always been that shy type

"hi beautiful" I finally spoke..

I sensed her fast breath evaporated
with a small smile ,

"hi C. J"
At the sound of her soft voice for a moment the pains in my wound seems to varnish into thin air..

"I love how that sound,"

She was trying to laugh but was cut shut as she groans in pains ..

"Ann, you are hurt, "

"I would be lieing if I said am not , " she let out a breath..

"how did you get here Caleb, thought you traveled out "

"yes I did, I came back about a year ago"

"a year ago, " there was a surprising tone In her voice

"yea am sorry I neither said my good byes then or get in touch with you after I came back, "

I realise her sober thoughts intruded right in her voice when she finally spoke

"oh ... How much I missed you caleb"

Her response emboldened me .
It shocked me, it was like the entire planet has just been blowed into a smithereens.. Silence descended as we both stare into each others eyes..
No lady has ever said that to me, not even when I had spoken to the woman I've loved all my life.

But this elegant woman in front of me, why does it feels like she was the one I've craved and loved all this years ..
All sort of feeling raved through me at the sight of her being hurt and wounded...
My stomach knotted and so so wish I could strangle whomsoever did this to her"

"Ann...." I gritted my teeth ..

"who is behind this, I was at a club last night when I eaves drop on these people conversation and tortures.. .i didn't know it was you they were torturing
I was trying to escape when one of the grabed me ...
I tell you they gave me the beatings I have never experienced in my life "

I felt her eyes searched mine as her breath accelerated once more..

"hope they didn't hurt you much C. J, are you in pain, are you okay .... Are you "

"I'll manage Ann, " I had to cut her words

Now frowning
Is all this real or my imagination ..
And why do I have this feeling I should start seeing this woman as more than a friend,
if God says we'll get out of this mess..
Maybe I should give it a try, hopefully I might forget about Sam..
Or may be .....
My heart was there hammering all the while as too many thoughts run through it
I licked on my lips once more....
Could this be love...
What about my feelings for Sam, how can I relate that..

"it's Mr Lewis ..Caleb, he's an evil man, " she said

My mind skipped
"Lewis mean the same Lewis ...sam dad"

"not Sam dad but the brother Erik lewis"

"what , " I nod limply into space
so he was the one who stabbed me "I fumed to myself... "

"what's wrong with him, what did he want "
I glanced back at her unable to stop staring at her alluring lips,

"I don't know Caleb, he just derive pleasure in evil, he is such a wicked soul, he's gonna kill us " she sobs
"I don't wanna die caleb"

I glanced around and let out a breath..
I try squeezing my form around the rope but my side hurt like hell.. I hope I wont I die of infection...
Seeing her so scared and hurt
All I could do now was be a man and give her hopes .. Although it hurt me, it hurt me so much to see her like this..

I moved my chair now beside her ,

"ann, am sure people are out there looking for us, you won't die... We both won't okay"

I stare down at her lips, and gave her form a brooding look ,
what am I thinking,
years ago ...
i could only love one girl and that was Sam and I was hell sure I dreamt about her minutes ago .
And in the next minutes I can't seems to get this damsel out of my mind...
God what's wrong with me

My thought got interrupted when the door suddenly flinged open.
A tall guy with locks and high boot came in all smelling of smoke .
He carried a lamb light and place it high on the wall..

Ann shuddered and spoke softly...

"Caleb move back a bit "

I was fast to do what she said before he turn to us.. My eyes widened at him

"mmmm" his eyes shadowed at Ann for an instant then hardened...

Why is this bastard looking at her that way..

"spike" he called out..

He cracked his neck and adjusted himself to lit a cigarette

Another beard guy also with lock came in after him, rugged look, dark, with two narrow eye that went right in like skeleton.. also wearing a top boot with half licked cigarette on his hands.. Both with red shirt which has the head of a skeleton printed on it

"Shabana xup"

The cigarette dangles from shabana lips as he skimmed a long intimate look at Ann..
His voice was thick.. And hard

" shey you no see that geshi ni, I Don dey eye am since yesterday , "

Spike moved and sat at a corner

"shabby, you know say boss no go like make we do that kind thing without his go ahead na, commot your eye "

All the while, head was banging..
I stare back at ann who was also trembling like Christmas chicken..
Heat, thick as boiled sugar cane surged through my veins... My breath choked ,,
It's been long I called to God but right now.. My head knew it, my heart knew it, my whole form knew it that I have to....
God I just want this people dead, Or you take my life first, I can't watch them touch Ann, I can't take this... please God please, ..

Shabanna ignored spike, he laughed and moved further, first he stood in front of me for a while and bend slowly..
God he was so ugly..
Heat as red as the glowing end of his cigarette shot right on my face

"fine boy," he pursed for a moment and "roooooooarrrr" he puff out his smoke

Gosh I got shocked, is he a dog, a lion or what ..this guys I so much hate them goooooooshhhhh, he stood straight
I briefly closed my eyes and blew out a breath ...but the rage expression on my face was nothing to write home about  ,,
I watch him moved towards Ann.. He was staring at her like he would swallow her up at and moment .. He lift up his dirty hands on face and c-ressed her cheek slightly..

"Omo spike this girl soft oo, she go sweet die"

God my whole system went awry, I couldn't think, couldn't blink, my veins rushed out to see what was happening as I squeezed my form on the chair.. The words that lingers came out of my mouth anyway

"don't you dare touch her "
And it shocked me, even when I had seen that Steve guy kissed Sam I hadn't spoken out like this.. I was all but feeling awful and disgusted. ..

He turn back to me angrily and gave me a ring out blow right on the lips ...
"Good God " I winced

"how dare you talk back at me "

He landed another hot slap on my face
I spat out some blood ,
I stare back at him and grinned storbbonly before spatting  blood right at his front..

"you are a gold digger"

At the sound of that he grabbed my ear and twisted it so hard, I ruggedly hold my screams as hot tears rushed down my face..
God it was so painful..

Ann screamed in horror

"leave him alone, you are hurting him "
Spike was there at a corner watching the whole stuff.. He was laughing and smoking the living day out of himself..

Shabby landed another hard blow on my face, this time I flew along with the chair to the right angle of the room...

"caleb" Ann screamed once more ....i groaned in pains but still storbbornly
Turn and smile up at shabby

"come on, " I lashed out. .. He bolted towards me and grabbed my cloth, I could only watch as he slapped me
Left, right, left right..

Goshh I was so so defenseless with my tied hands, everywhere instantly turned double as the blood coming out of my head sprink along with the slap,
Left, right he continued

Ann scream pierced the whole room as she cries..
At the sound of that I felt so awful but still...... if its the only way I got to distract this guy from her, then am so willing to get the beating ..

"eeee don do you shabby, shey na beating you con do for here or you con bang " spike called

Shabby suddenly pushed me away and there my head banged on the chair as it slid much further into the room, I was laying on my side now, everywhere hurt so bad, my head bang, my body aches, my wound pierces, it took me few seconds to get back my visions only to see the bastard whispering to Ann's ears, he laughed and moved to the back to loosen the rope..

"this geshi get big butt, uhhhh"

My gut tightened at the sound of that, I struggled and pushed my self ..god please Ann... Ann doesn't deserve this, I kicked and groan...

"you bastard don't you dare touch her.. "
I stare at ann's eyes which now full of fears and terror.. God they threatened her..

"dont you dare listen to their threat ann let them kill me if they want to"

"oh God, " I cried out loud as hot tears rushed down my face.. This was a moment of truth for me, the moment I knew Ann was the one have been loving all this years, it wasn't Sam it was her,
Maybe that was why God shut my courage off Sam totally,
Maybe that was why I had to watch her secretly for good eighteen years without doing nothing .
This was a moment, for all my previous imaginings, that i would not have believed possible, a moment of rare and exquisite horror that would last in my memory forever.

It was Ann., God I stopped loving Sam a long time ago, it was her.
I kicked and shout as I watch them order her to kneel with her ass up..
She stare back at me and blink back tears

"dammit Ann, don't you dare"
My face was horror, blood covered and dreaded,
Shabby holds her now free hands as She moved slowly and bends ..
And there the door suddenly fling open..
And in the next moment we heard the sound of gun shot as shabby suddenly layed flat in cold blood, Ann eyes widened at the sight as she raced uncontrollably towards me,
She bents and carried my head to her laps.. She wipe off my blood stained face and sob..
"c. j are you okay,"

"I am not"
With trembling hands she touched my eyes and stare into them..

"I'm not because, God really answered my prayers"

She nodded and smiled through tears.. ..
She was opening her mouth to say something when suddenly


We both glanced up at the sound and gasped

"oh no not again"

So guys who do think actually shot shabby?

Don't forget to like, rate and comments guys,
Thanks lot of love..

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  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    Sorry this episode wasn't about Steve pov guys, I know how the suspense is still hanging in the air... But we don't have to rush things right.. Thanks for reading... This is my first novel here, and I really really appreciate cause you guys gave me so much inspiration, And I would really loved to share more of my story after the end of cold but charming... Love ya all guys... Holla
  • Benedicta Osei Arhin picture
    Benedicta Osei Arhin
    Hope Steve and Andrew's plan worked or probably it's Erik that came in to shoot him for disobeying and doing their own thing.
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    Thumbs @benedicta thanks for the comment.. Lol...
  • Pamela cube picture
    Pamela cube
    I will be happy if Steve is the one who shot that bastard,but I don't recall of him having a gun,which can only mean that Erik is the one who pulled the trigger,when is the next episode dear, suspense is getting the better of me already!
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    @pamela tomorrow dearie ,,,thanks for following this story.. Thumbs
  • Esther Mutunga picture
    Esther Mutunga
    The last time we heard of Erick he was about opening his car boot with Steve inside and Andrew driving at a safe distance from them.............
  • Ucheoma Rufus picture
    Ucheoma Rufus
    High suspense rate lol that gun shot could've came from anyone including the devil himself , beautiful story
  • Nana Esaaba picture
    Nana Esaaba
    The suspense is really high. Thumbs up
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    @esther thanks for the comment
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    @rufus thumbs
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    @nana esaaba thanks for the comment
  • Amma picture
    I think it's Eric
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    Thanks for the comment @amma
  • Debby Treasure picture
    Debby Treasure
    This is one of the most interesting stories I've read in this platform More inspiration Amina
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    Wao... Thanks @debby dearie. Thank you so much. *winks*
  • Debby Treasure picture
    Debby Treasure
    Uwc... Merry Christmas
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    Same to you @debby
  • Awwal Ridwanullahi picture
    Awwal Ridwanullahi
    Wow This novel is do damn interesting
  • Op. Amina picture
    Op. Amina
    Awwal love ....thanks dearie ...chop kiss
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