Protected - Episode 25

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MAGIC.

It's the night of the worst day of my life.

I thought the worst day of my life was when a man was shot and killed in front of me but no.

This is hands down the worst day of my life.

I single handedly ruined my relationship with my best friend and my boyfriend AWOL.

My life.

Le sigh.

I made lunch and he didn't show up.

Everyone was present but he didn't show up.

I still heard him punching the bag in his workout room.

I took some lunch to kele and she still did not say a word to me.

I made dinner, he didn't show up.

I took some dinner to kele and I see she didn't touch a bite of the lunch I set for her.

I just exchanged trays and exited since she still isn't saying a word to me.

Every one was present for dinner, I think they stayed to make sure justice doesn't kill me and my friend.

Now its bedtime and I have nowhere to sleep.

Oh there are more than enough spare rooms but I can't seem to find it in me to pass the night in any.

I am currently standing in front of justice room like some type of stalker.

I open the door and I enter.

I see him leaning against the headboard, legs crossed, wearing glasses and reading a contract.

Hot.

I climb the bed and snuggle close to him.

I am taking a risk being here and acting like nothing is happening.

He doesn't say a word, he just closes his contract and takes off his glasses, he sets them on the nightstand.

He pulls me close.

That was a start.

Thank God.

He is quiet for a while and am tense.

"Do you really think am using you magic?"

He asks softly.

Am surprised.

I think he heard us.

"No, I don't think so justice"

He's quiet for a while, I think he has let it go until I hear him ask.

"Then why the hell did you never tell your friend about me?

Are you ashamed?

Do you think am too old for you?"

Ok...

So he didn't let it go.

I can hear an underlying current of anger and insecurity.

I sit up crossed leg on the bed turned to him.

"I have never been ashamed, I will never be ashamed and I will say this.

You are perfect for me justice, you are not too old, you are not too young, you are just perfect"

I say this while stroking his face.

"Then why? Why didn't you tell your friend?"

I take a deep breath.

"Because I was scared, because I thought I was living a dream and I didn't want it to end, I wanted to have you all to my self, I wanted to keep you to me.

I wasn't ready to share you yet, am sorry if you got the wrong impression, please forgive me."

I say as I bend my head..

He sits up crossed leg turned to me and he lifts my face up.

"I love you"

He says and my breath hitches.

"I love you so much magic I feel like it's too soon and it's too late all at once, I never want to hurt you, I love you"

I feel tears come I let them spill.

He swipes them away and I wish he wouldn't.

They feel refreshing.

"I love you too, I love you so much justice and I feel like it's too soon and too late all at once, I never want to hurt you, I love you."

I say and he smiles and it's so worth it.

He kisses my cheek.

"Your Friend has spunk"

He says and I laugh.

"You don't know the half of it"

I say and he chuckles.

"But I think I ruined our relationship though, I said some harsh words to her today.

She thinks I am not here of my own free will."

He strokes my hair.

"She will come around darlin', I promise"

He says darlin' so sweet, he even dropped the g.

Oh my.

I nod my head and he positions us for sleep.

"Aren't you going to eat?"

I ask after a while as I feel sleep threatening to pull me under.

"Am good baby girl".

I nod and I sleep off.

I feel better than before.

I guess this isn't the worst day of my life after all.

**********

JUSTICE.

When I finally hear her breathing get even I gently separate us and I stand.

I have to make somethings straight.

I heard all the harsh words her friends said to her today.

Am sure all of the island heard too.

They were very loud.

I appreciate that she has a loyal friend, I really do but she is making my girl feel bad.

That's a no no.

I stand in front of magic's door and knock.

No response.

I knock again.

The door flies open.

"What do you want?"

Ha, at least she is not a scaredy cat.

I enter the room with out invitation.

What the hell?, It's MY house.

"Your kelechi right?"

She rolls her eyes.

"No, am queen  Elizabeth and I've come to your house"

Sarcasm, that I can do.

"Ok kele, am here to give you the talk...."

She lifts her palm I stop.

What?

"Only very good friends Call me kele"..

Who is this girl.

I would have loved this attitude if it was directed at someone else but to me I find it irritating.

I ignore her.

"Am not going to hurt your friend, am not out to kill her, am not going to rape her and am not going to sell her.

I know you are scared and that's why you said those shitty things today, I understand.

But let me just make one thing clear, you hurt my girl and I don't like that, she is sleeping bur I feel she is restless.

This is because she feels she has hurt you.

You will make things right tomorrow, I don't like her being like that.

If you don't I promise I can make you disappear and she will forget you, make no mistakes.

I hope this was a good talk for you, girl, because it was for me "

I say and I make my way to the door.

"Hey"

She calls, I turn.

"You can call me kele"

She says and I nod.

I exit.

Seems I got through to her.

Good.

I enter my room and I wrap myself around my girl.

She moans sleepily.

"Where did you go to?"

She asks.

"Sleep angel"

She nods and sleeps.

After a while I do too.

A/N

Hi, hope you loved this episode too.

If you did, don't forget to like and rate and comment .

You know I love your comments.

Special thanks to my friend Joy.

She reads but doesn't comment.

I still appreciate.

I love all of you guys.

Namaste!

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  • Damola Odediji picture
    Damola Odediji
    Thank God,I thought things were going to take another dimension, thanks for your understanding, Kele and Justice
  • carmen picture
    carmen
    Lover ppl.... Love in da air.... So everyone is cool now
  • Benedicta Osei Arhin picture
    Benedicta Osei Arhin
    I love it dear but too short...lol kudos!!!
  • Bebe Ernest picture
    Bebe Ernest
    zinny just by the way you liked and you didn't comment I know you are at work, SMH, madam concentrate o, the Maxwells family no dey run
  • Bebe Ernest picture
    Bebe Ernest
    thanks Bene,am sorry if it was too short, I try to make sure all the episodes are a thousand and two hundred words, this one was just like the rest, I will try to enlongate
  • Mauray Anyanwu picture
    Mauray Anyanwu
    Write more darling
  • Tochi Enyinnayah picture
    Tochi Enyinnayah
    Nice one Bebe
  • Favour Abhatue picture
    Favour Abhatue
    This is really good, thanks
  • Benedicta Osei Arhin picture
    Benedicta Osei Arhin
    I guess it was too lovely thats why I read am fast...hahaha
  • daria picture
    daria
    bebe you are killing us such a sweet story I always prolong for the next update pls give us one more
  • Medina Lawal picture
    Medina Lawal
    Namaste Bebe, I love this episode so much!
  • daria picture
    daria
    bebe you are killing us such a sweet story I always prolong for the next update pls give us one more
  • Nenka Alobi-Bassey picture
    Nenka Alobi-Bassey
    You never fail to wow me Bebe, I'm happy Magic has all this loyal people who are there to look out for her after all she has been thru. Now let me sit back and read as more of the Selene drama unfolds.
  • Olaleye Adedamola picture
    Olaleye Adedamola
    Good job, That God everything is cool now,,, more ink to ur pen bebe, thank so much
  • Mavis Siaw picture
    Mavis Siaw
    Awww my afternoon got better just as magic day got better. Bebe u r darlin without the g #namaste
  • Faith Jacky picture
    Faith Jacky
    Thanks bebe, you rock.
  • Georgina Badagbor picture
    Georgina Badagbor
    Guys I like all your stories because I have been following them just that I don't comment . I release that all those who are commenting are Nigerian so I felt other way but today am gonna comment in fact I like this stories especially the more romantic ones... Thanks to the writer. Keep it up more ??
  • Adeoti Akindele picture
    Adeoti Akindele
    OMG! What a relief was scared for Magic at first! Justice isnt bad afterall. Kele be rest assured Magic is in a safe hand. Bebe cant love u less babe.
  • Adeoti Akindele picture
    Adeoti Akindele
    OMG! What a relief was scared for Magic at first! Justice isnt bad afterall. Kele be rest assured Magic is in a safe hand. Bebe cant love u less babe.
  • Husna Mubarak picture
    Husna Mubarak
    Nice one dear...more cushion to ur elbow
  • Bebe Ernest picture
    Bebe Ernest
    Thanks ola
  • Bebe Ernest picture
    Bebe Ernest
    thanks Georgie, please comment more often
  • Bebe Ernest picture
    Bebe Ernest
    thanks to all of you guys, y'all are making a black girl blush, you guys are loyal and badass
  • Bebe Ernest picture
    Bebe Ernest
    thanks to all of you guys, y'all are making a black girl blush, you guys are loyal and badass
  • Lilly Nabz picture
    Lilly Nabz
    Every time I read this book.. I feel like am in heaven
  • Oladipupo Bukola picture
    Oladipupo Bukola
    I love ds....I enjoyed every bit of it...thumbs up
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    Godiya Wisdom
    Nice one Julie..
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    Imoh Sunday
    I can't wait for the next episode!
  • Godiya Wisdom picture
    Godiya Wisdom
    Oh mine! Sorry, I mean to say Bebe not Julie.. It's feels so good knowing that there are whole lots of people who care and always gat your back. I see Magic as that one
  • AbdulRahman Adebisi picture
    AbdulRahman Adebisi
    Oh my gee. That was kinda short mentor. Ten hands up for you mentor. You're such a darling
  • AbdulRahman Adebisi picture
    AbdulRahman Adebisi
    1,2... 1,2... Mic test. Attention! Attention!! Attention!... Let the house rat hear and inform the farm rat. I'm searching for the first protégé,Announcer,Special adviser Zinny Osas Agbor. Anyone, I repeat anyone who find her will be given a prize. Lemme just keep the prize to myself. So, u people won't get greedy.
  • Mandy-princess picture
    Mandy-princess
    Getting more interesting. I'm loving it all da way and I love you Bebe
  • Kaziko Jimmy picture
    Kaziko Jimmy
    Wil be practising what I read here with my boo
  • Celestina Oranye picture
    Celestina Oranye
    He cleared the shit and made things straight, that's what I love. Kudos Bebe
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    Ndahi Juliana
    This is so dope. Thumbs up girl
  • Iryn Rynah picture
    Iryn Rynah
    What was Kelechi's bitchy attitude for.
  • zinny picture
    zinny
    @Abdul my fellow colleague and protégé in ebony stories collection. I am here.I no miss oo but small thing for make me miss but at the thought of my mentor some thing happened . I reappeared.
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    zinny
    Bebe my mentor...hmmmm so many sweet sweet things happen at night eg quarrels are settled at night and so many others. As your protégé, I am learning well . It's well with my Magic. I can't wait to hear " and they lived happily ever after ". Love ya my mentor.
  • zinny picture
    zinny
    @Abdul my fellow colleague and protégé in ebony stories collection. I am here.I no miss oo but small thing for make me miss but at the thought of my mentor some thing happened . I reappeared.
  • zinny picture
    zinny
    @Georgina please be commenting ooo no matter where you are from. For instance my father is a Nigerian that's why I can laugh in Nigeria, my is from Portugal, that's why I can laugh in Portugal and finally my grandmother is from Swahili, that's why I can laugh in Swahili. You see that's the way I roll. Love you dearie. Expecting more comments from you.
  • zinny picture
    zinny
    All of you that has an eye on my white gown, I am here to announce to you that your plans of stealing it with your eyes have failed. My profile picture has been changed just like my mentor did. The truth is that I don't want to be taken aback when I get to my wardrobe and discover that the gown is missing. I am not ready to answer any query from my ancestors because I know that if the picture continues to remain there, it can disappear soon. I love you all but I love my mentor more. Bebe please catch the kiss. Let it not hang in the air..Mmmmmuahh!!!
  • Bebe Ernest picture
    Bebe Ernest
    i caught it o, @zinny, and for all y'all that commented about yourself, y'all are legends, am.still waiting for the rest of you guys
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    Ebunlomo
    I'm so jealous of Magic, she is surrounded with people that loves and protects her
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    zinny
    Wow!! Godiya you look so pretty. Have always longed to see your picture on your wall. Your gown is beautiful. Hope we can rock tonight in wonderland. I will communicate to you via dream channel.
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    Saba Dorcas
    Great so happy he loves her and does not want anything to happen to her..... Magic has a very good friend.... Good job dear loving ur story line it's going well
  • Amsetou Amy picture
    Amsetou Amy
    The way these two love themselves eeeh...it's so sweet more episodes please.Who else think Kele could be a good match for Justin? They are both single and have a strong character would love to see them together. For now still can't get enough of the two love birds
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    Jay Mwesh
    So happy that the friendship will be maintained... Many are times when we have to choose relationship over friendship.. Good work
  • AbdulRahman Adebisi picture
    AbdulRahman Adebisi
    I thought you were missing. Since I didn't see ur comment. That was unlike you. I also love the white gown Buh no worries. I can always get it back in the wonderland. God bless y'all as you drop ya comments
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    Shade Lawal
    This is ....... I reserve my comment(s) Good job
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    Precious jewel
    Dis der luv is. Wow! Flanks bebe
  • Amma picture
    Amma
    Kelechi is lucky Justice talked to her like a civil person...she shd hurry n go back home...I don't need her around my Magic!!Bebe babe
  • Papi G picture
    Papi G
    Hmmm nice work again bt before i continue madam zinny our professional waitress i need a cold drink plz........ Bebe re u sure u re writing dis ur story in dis country cos am love d way u re killing each episode
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    zinny
    @ Amsetuo please stop that oo. I am the only one mentor gave the power to do the match making @Bebe if this happens ehhhhh... oh my jingles!!!! I hope you have not forgotten what I told you that I will do? Please help me ( cries)
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    zinny
    @ Papi G, you are asking me for a drink now when the parry ended some years back. Well, I am a very considerate professional waitress. I will serve you the drink via dream channel. Just be very attentive oooooo
  • Amsetou Amy picture
    Amsetou Amy
    Hehehe @Zinny sorry dear I didn't know about that. I will try to hold myself next time lol but if I can't please understand oooh
  • Lulu picture
    Lulu
    This kind of love... Issa magic thing o
  • zinny picture
    zinny
    Okay no worries. But I will think about it
  • zinny picture
    zinny
    Okay no worries. But I will think about it sha. Just hold on small you hear
  • zinny picture
    zinny
    Okay no worries. But I will think about it sha. Just hold on small you hear
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    Olabisi Adebayo
    Interesting
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