Love Crystal - Episode 20

The Beginning Of The End

See all episodes here »

Federal Government Scholarship (BEA) 2021-2022 Application Form

We all ran upstairs worried but Aunt sent everyone back except me. We knocked but mom refused opening the door. I just don't understand exactly what's happening with her. 

" Doris. " Aunt called her. 

" Aunt did I say anything wrong? "
I was really confused, maybe I said something I don't know about. 

"No my dear, I don't know what's wrong with your mother. "
She gently patted my shoulder. 

DORIS' POV

Wake up Doris, this might all be an illusion . You are over reacting ,the person you know is already gone. This might just be an illusion. What about the unnecessary drama I just acted now. Damn it! I'm just terribly unbelievable. 

   Few minutes later, mom opened up. Her anxiety was already gone.

" Doris. "
Helen called. 

" Mom. "

"I'm sorry my dear. I'm really sorry. "

" what happened Mom? "

" Nothing my dear. She looks so much like someone I used to know but she's already dead. I was shocked and I couldn't hold back my emotions. "

" it's OK

All episodes of this story can be found here >> https://www.ebonystory.com/story/love-crystal

. I understand and they will too. "
We went downstairs together. 

" I told you guys right? It's just a family welcome show, specially organized for you guys since you didn't meet the party. "
Lucious joked. 

Jessi and Des stood up immediately they saw mother. 

" I'm sorry if we've cause you any form of inconvenience MA. If you don't mind, we will take our leave now. It was actually nice getting to meet you. " 
Jessi mildly said. 

" No my children. I'm sorry for making you feel unwelcome. You really look like someone I used to know but she's passed on already and I couldn't hold back my emotions. Please forgive me. "
Mom pleaded. 

" It's okay MA, we understand. Please sit"
Desmond replied. 

" so tell me, how was your flight? "
Helen asked. 

"It was... "
Jessi and Des said in unison and laughed. 

" Don't worry, you can answer for us. "
Jessi said to Des. 

" Don't worry, I'll answer for me and you will answer for you. My flight was perfectly okay and how was yours Jessi? "

Des said amusing everyone in the house. 

"mine was awesome. It's been pretty long I flew a plane in Nigeria. "

" you have not been in Nigeria? "
Cynthia asked. 

" Yea, I just came back and fate blessed me with this sisters of mine."

We chatted for sometime before everyone retired to bed. Jessi, Cynthy and I slept on my bed. 

JESSICA'S POV

It was really nice feeling the welcome breeze of Lagos once again. The family I got to meet, I'd say they are awesome, loving and accommodating. At first, I was shocked at the way Mrs Doris stared  at me but it wasn't actually what I was thinking, it wasn't my past. 

Speaking of my past, every single step I make close to it, the more the courage I've gathered for five years disappears. I don't know if I can face it but I want to do everything I can to face it and move on with my life. 
I was still deep in thought when my ringtone interrupted. 

" Hello.. "

" Yes hello. Des told me you are in Nigeria. "

" Yes I am. "

" But I told you not to go. There are things you don't know, you just don't understand. You wouldn't like the path you are taking, you are putting your life in danger. "

" what danger?  The one you have refused to tell me about for five years?  For heaven's sake, my fiancee left me in the hospital to die on our wedding day. I never got married, I woke up outside the country. You have tormented me far too long with silence. I want to know why he abandoned me after claiming to love me. I fucking need answers. Who is after my life, you don't want to tell me. Just stay away and that's it? "

" Jessica, I know it's difficult but you have to listen to me. If you go on like this, you've got more to loose and more to hurt. "

" Am I that much of a parasite? "

" No, you have got to do what is right. "

" Yes and that's is me looking for answers. Good night mom. "

I cut the call on her for the very first time in my life. What am I to do?  I need answers and that is what I'll get. I don't know what has happened to my life, left in the dark for five years. This hate and agony in my heart, I'll make sure Williams gets a taste of it. 


  I woke up pretty early, feeling this unusual happiness. I went into the bathroom to freshen up. When I came out, Cynthy and Jessi were already up. 

" Good morning sis and happy weekend "
I greeted. 

"my dear, how are you? "

" I'm okay, hope you slept well?"

"like never before  little sis. "

" Good morning sisters. "
Cynthy greeted. 

" morning dear"
Jessi responded.

" Let me go to the bathroom. "
Cynthia said and headed for the bathroom. 

" Queen... "
Jessica called. 

" Yes sis, anything? "
I retorted. 

" Are you really serious with Des and the show you put up yesterday? "

" um...  Sis please freshen up, we'll talk about that later. "

" Please don't joke with his feelings, he doesn't easily get emotional attached but when he does, it's a different thing altogether. I love the both of you and I won't want any of you hurting. " 

" OK sis, i pick and hey, today is Saturday, how about we go to the shopping mall and yea! I want you to meet a very good friend of mine too. "

" Someone?  Who? "

" A guy actually. Liams. "

" Liams? Is he a Nigerian? "

" yea he is. His name is Williams but I call him Liams. He's a doctor and he owns kekris health care.

Read " Errors In Our Destiny " by the same author ( Queen Allie )

. "

" Kekris health care? "

" yea,  Doctor Williams... "
Jessi interrupted me before I could finish. 

" Williams Richardson. "
She said to my amazement. 

" wow! How did you know? "
She smiled .

" For all I know Jessi, you haven't been in Nigeria so....? "

" I haven't been doesn't mean I don't read about my country. "

" Really? "

" yea and I'll really like to meet him. "

" OK let me give him a call. "

I picked up my phone and called Williams. He agreed to meet up with me later in the evening to see this big sis I've been talking about.. 

" Deal sis, 5pm today. "
I said to Jessi who has been listening and waiting for my reply. 

" Alright, 5pm it is then. "

------------------------------------------

The Sea is gonna get really rough, who is ready to sail along with love Crystal. I think this is certainly going to be a blow!  Lolzzz...  Thanks for the comments and predictions but let's see how it goes.... Happy reading folks. 

Federal Government Scholarship (BEA) 2021-2022 Application Form (Undergraduates and Postgraduates) - Apply Now

Wants to study abroad? Checkout this ongoing international scholarships

Ebonystory.com
  • Views (5277)
  • Likes (2)
  • Comments (7)
  • Rating (3)
Comments motivate writers to write more. Please kindly drop one

Latest Story Episodes ↓

0 Ebonites currently online

African Story Community

EbonyStory.com is the best place to read and share fresh interesting African stories online. Starting from Romance stories, Adventure stories, Action stories, Spiritual stories, Horror stories and many more. All our stories are free and no signup required to start reading. We have wonderful writers that are ever ready to give you the latest interesting stories with moral lessons to keep you smiling all day.

The quality of our stories together with the simplicity of our platform makes us one of the best in Africa. Our stories are written inform of Story Book ( Novels ), Short Story and Poem

You can subscribe for our story update via: Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram

If you have any complain email info@ebonystory.com or call +2349021037057