‘i’m cominggg’ Abby shouted as she ran to
the door and opened it.
‘Maria!’ Abby called. She was surprised to
Maria smiled at her and entered without
‘what are you doing here?’ Abby asked
sternly still holding the door knob.
‘to see you of course and to inquire from
you why you’ve not been picking my calls’
Maria said still smiling.
‘i am not under any obligation……’
‘sure you are not! Just wanted to know’
Maria cut in immediately.
‘good you know, so please leave my house.
I do not want to mingle with cursed
‘you heard me, i dont mingle with
possessed beings who are out to ruin the
world so abeg madam Maria, comot for my
house abeg and mind you, my door is no
longer open to you, not now not ever!!!’
‘i beg your pardon? Are you trying to say
‘you no know before? You are cursed, not
just you but your whole family!!’
‘how dare you!!’ Maria said and landed her
a hot slap on her cheek.
‘did you just slap me? How dare you!!’ and
with the speed of lightening, Abby slapped
Maria was mad with fury. She grabbed
Abby by the neck, pushed her down and
landed serious slaps on her cheek.
Abby wailed and wailed, wishing her uncle
Maria didnt stop, she picked a cable wire
that was lying carelessly on the ground
lashing it on Abby’s bare legs.
‘Maria please!!’ Abby said as she winced in
Maria dragged her hair so badly that Abby
began to feel serious headache, so many
bruises on her face.
‘stupid girl! Who is possessed?!’ Maria
‘who did this to you?’ Gilbert asked
concernedly on seeing Abby’s badly beaten
Abby sobbed ‘its Maria’
‘Maria? How what did you do?’ Gilbert
‘she came here and i told her to leave that
she was possessed and all of a sudden she
started beating me!’
‘just like that?’
‘are you sure?’
‘well, in that case, you are wrong. You
shouldnt have told her that she was
possessed, but all the same, she was
wrong to beat you like this, sorry about
that’ Gilbert said.
‘but she is possessed now! She is
To be continued