The Playground, despite its name, was a very prestigious and renowned nightclub and lounge. A place where the heirs and privileged children between twenty and thirty would come to unwind and act the fools their lawful parents knew they were. Alcohol overflowed the bars no matter the age, after all who would tell when it … Continue reading The Playground – Chapter 1
Something grew in Ayida as this thing bore down on her. something that cut through the emptiness and numb. Relief? No... death. It reached for her.
Cheating is often a zero-sum game when mentioned in any context. There is a visceral reaction to the word that brings out anger and intolerance within most of the population. However, few dare to go into the psychology of it. The question of what makes someone cheat?
“Get them used to seeing her face.” Get them “adjusted” to seeing me and living next to me… It’s messed up, isn’t it? Why doesn’t anybody ask me if I wanna live next to them?
After all, Akwaeke Emezi’s story… is also ours…