(CONTINUED FROM THE LAST EPISODE)
“Take this money and bring fifty naira
He offered holding a 100 naira note.
“Sir, this is 100 naira and the cost of what
send me is 900 naira all together.” I replied
a shaky voice.
“If they born you well don’t buy all those
send you.” He roared loudly. I shivered in
sweat roll down from my head to my toes.
“What’re you still waiting for? Get me what I
you.” He barked.
“Leo, please stop screaming, it is
your health.” The female senior cautioned.
“Thank you my love, this idiot is really
me.” Senor Leo (the male senior name)
with an ugly face.
“You too, go and get what he sent you now,
are you still waiting for?” The female senior
concurred to Leo ugly assignment.
“Is better you kill me than for me to…” I later
voiced out after a moment of dumbstruck
“Then you will have to die.” Senior Leo
Senior Leo moved closer to me, he was
a wicked and mean face and he was
his belt at a time. I didn’t move an inch
I have made up my mind to accept the
punishment than to break the school rule.
Leo succeeded in unhooking his belt and he
has the long belt on his right hand, he fold
belt into two and He moved an inch closer
me. I stay at a spot motionlessly. He raised
belt up and he unleashed a lash on my
“Aaaarrrrhhh…” I groaned in pain moving
raised the belt up again and was about
unleashing the second lash when an
and deafening voice could be heard from a
“Hey!” The voice screamed from a distance
turned back to look at my savior behold it
“What’s going on there?” He asked
“Are you asking me?” Senior Leo asked
“What if am asking you? Beside I am not
you, please, fine girl (the female senior),
he beating this innocent-looking guy?” Daniel
asked facing the girl. But, the female senior
stood up from where she sat and moved
to Daniel, she raised her hand up in the air
unleashed a thunderous slap on Daniel
Daniel staggered backward, but trust me,
never carries last. He swiftly turned to the
female senior and he unleashed four
and boisterous slaps on both her cheeks
hands. The slaps sounded like the claps of
thunders. I sluggishly turned to look at the
female senior and I could see her in tears,
face became red instead of yellow. Her
faded instantly. I don’t know how I broke
laughter. Daniel looked at me and he also
“You slapped her?” Senior Leo yelled loudly.
“If you move closer to me, I won’t hesitate
give you your own shares.” Daniel replied to
Senior Leo obvious question.
“What nonsense!” Senior Leo screamed as
charged at Daniel. Daniel stood at a spot
blinking his eyes. He fixed his gaze at
Leo. Senior Leo showed his fist and
in the air. Behold Daniel successfully dodged
aimed blow. Senior Leo fall on the ground
Daniel burst into laughter. Senior Leo was
embarrassed, he get back on his feet and
luck again and Daniel succeeded in dodging
fist but this time Daniel unleashed his own
which landed on his jaw. Daniel moved
him and unleashed another blow on his nose
blood could be seen coming out from his
nose. ‘Next time, you won’t judge people by
size. You’ll judge people with their strength.’
Daniel said not that audible. Senior Leo as
defeated and he was sitting on the ground
motionlessly with his girl sitting next to him.
Daniel moved closer to me and he helped
“Let go.” Daniel commanded dusting my
“Let me give him his money.” I retorted.
“Which money is that?” Daniel asked
“The money he used to send me a
“Where is the money?” Daniel asked forcing
smile and I handed over the money to him
without knowing his intention.
Daniel griped my hand and he walked
the food vendor.
“Daniel… no he owned the money.” I tried to
plead to Daniel. But he turn deaf ear to all
We got to the food vendor and Daniel order
fifty naira rice with twenty naira meat and a
sachet of water and he was served by the
“Won’t you eat?” Daniel asked looking at me
a mouthful of rice.
I sluggishly pick up a spoon and I sat down
facing him. I dipped the spoon in the rice
also eat from it. The rice was a delicious
and we ate the rice in a jiffy. We share the
water and Daniel also used the remaining
naira to buy garden eggs and we ate as we
heading to the class.
“What really happen between you and that
Daniel questioned eating his own garden
I explained everything to him and he was
angry. He wished he could go and get him
more time and teach him another lesson on
“All this is because you’re too dull.” Daniel
voiced out with an angry look on his face.
“But, he is my sen…” I tried to defend but he
“Senior my foot, if any senior try any rubbish
me in this school, I won’t hesitate to break
school rule… we juniors can’t be cheat, all
because they are our senior and they have
extreme authority over us.” Daniel explained
looking at the other direction.
“Thank you for coming to my rescue, if not
you maybe he will still be beating me by
appreciated jokingly and Daniel smile.
“Where are you going when you saw me?” I
“Actually, I was coming to meet you in the
library.” He replied.
“Library? Why?” I asked in disbelief because
Daniel has pledge not to come to the library.
already has a foe in the library on his first
“Can you believe Princess and Cynthia fights
each other because of you?” Daniel broke
“What? But why?” I asked in disbelief.
TO BE CONTINUED