Ruth Vicissitudes

Still in our modern contemporary society, some parents are still left with the ultimate decision to choose a partner they deem is right for their children especially daughters against their preference. Is it right for parents to continue to meddle in the decisions of their children who are ripe for marriage? In this story, it focuses on a final year University student Ruth, the compromises she took, the problems  and the unhappiness that surrounded her prior to her marriage to a wealthy man, a man she utterly disliked. Can she still make her marriage work despite the negativity  in her mind? Or would it end up been a disaster? 

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    • Ruth Vicissitudes - Introduction

    • The rain had reduced to a slight drizzle, the strong wind still causing a little uproar, sounding like an erupted volcano, though the stars and the full moon could be visibly seen,...
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    • Ruth Vicissitudes - Episode 1

    • Dolapo arrived from the U.S last week and was happy in being accompanied by his wealthy family to the Eruwahere family. The idea of marriage seems to escape him and always sought f...
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    • Ruth Vicissitudes - Episode 2

    • University of Abuja was in a festive mood as every student both male and female were clad in different cultural attires, attributing to their respective culture and ethnic groups. ...
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    • Ruth Vicissitudes - Episode 3

    • Ruth’s silence attributed to the date she had with Dolapo the other day. The answers she received to the questions she asked him about the why and wherefore he was still livi...
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    • Ruth Vicissitudes - Episode 4

    • It was a tense atmosphere at the office. Several documents and files piled up on the desk of Dolapo when he got to the office at about 9 am. Going home early the other day amounted...
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    • Ruth Vicissitudes - Episode 5

    • The harsh rays took no pity on anyone that it touched, razing his or her skin like a hot burning coal. No one was seen without holding an umbrella to shield him or her from the eff...
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    • Ruth Vicissitudes - Episode 6

    • Maureen returned the next day very early against her plans of staying there for the weekend at her boyfriends. It was 11 am and Ruth was getting prepared for an emergency Saturday ...
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    • Ruth Vicissitudes - Episode 7

    • “Cynthia, why the glooming face?” asked Charles who went on a visit to her small apartment after closure from work. Cynthia had just finished eating a meal prepared by ...
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