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The Other Side Of Love 5

The Other Side Of Love 5

“Anita, Edward Osagie is your brother.”
“Noooooo!” Anita screamed.
This was insane!
She held her head in her hands and wept in anguish.
Her voice reverberated in the house. The dogs started barking loudly.
This couldn’t be happening to her. It only happened in the movies or to other people. Surely what she heard from her father just now was either a mistake or a cruel joke.
A security guard burst into the living room and stopped when he found Anita kneeling on the floor and crying.
“Is everything okay sir?” He asked with a concerned look on his face.
Chief Batubo turned him away with an impatient wave of his hand. The guard stayed for a few seconds before he left the room.
“Anita, please listen to me,” Gogo touched her hand.
“Don’t touch me!” Anita shoved his hand away.
Chief Batubo raised his voice at his daughter.”Do you want to hear what happened or do you want to keep crying like a child?” he asked.
Anita managed to stop crying and looked at her father through tear stained eyes. She had to listen and try to make some sense out of this madness.

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The Other Side Of Love 3

The Other Side Of Love 3

 

Vivian Osagie sat on a black sofa in the living room. She rested on two pillows. Her husband sat beside her. He wore white guinea brocade and she was dressed in blue lace. Anita and Edward sat opposite them.
The house was quiet except for the servants who moved around attending to the needs of the Osagies. Three oil paintings adorned the white walls and Benin bronze works were placed in strategic positions around the ground floor. A huge grand piano stood beside an imposing staircase which rose up from the ground like a king cobra about to strike its prey.

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