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A Story written by Purityval
(0703440 1770, emmanuelchekwube887@yahoo.com.)

Her courage and understanding had always marveled him. She never forced any question or asked for explanations. She had always waited for the little he has to say and if he said nothing which happens most of the time, she never puts up an attitude or a fight.

Back in school, he remembered when some operations had gone wrong and he had the authorities on his tail. She had always hidden him through those periods. He remembered on two occasions when he had caught bullets from rival groups back in school, she had always been his hiding place.

It was after the girlfriend of the ‘capon’ of a rival group was killed when his assailant couldn’t get to him that he’d decided to keep Nelly out of his affairs and that he’d done till that moment. That was the very first time he knew where she lived since after they left school as he never dropped her anywhere close to her house or paid her a visit.

Coming out from his reverie he picked the phone and scrolled through the call log. When he got to Claire’s number, he tapped the dial option waiting for the call to connect…..

To Be Continued…

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