Broken: Episode 16

The week didn’t start well for me and I was hoping for something better as I woke up to begin this wonderful Tuesday morning, I didn’t have much sleep that night due to all the thinking I was doing. I stayed on my bed and thought of coming up with a lie that would stop me from going to work that day but nothing came up, I could lie I was sick but I already used that card too much and I didn’t want to get into trouble with my boss. After much deliberation, I got out of my bed and got ready for work, I planned to see Brenda that night so I decided to try my best to be in a good mood before seeing her.

Got to work early as usual and buried myself into some leftover work from the previous day just to keep myself busy from thinking about anything else but that unhappy feeling always found its way right into my mind. I couldn’t take it but I couldn’t let the people around me notice how sad I was feeling. Thankfully, the day went by quickly, everybody was busy with their respective duties today so there wasn’t time for unnecessary chit chat. Lunch break came but I didn’t move from where I was, Cynthia, Kofo and others beckoned to me as they went out but I forced a smile and told them I was busy compiling a report that needed to be submitted to the boss and shown to a client the next morning. The lie seemed to work since none of them bothered to beg me to come along and this made me glad, finally I had time to be alone and drown myself in my much deserved sorrow.

I began to think if this was God’s way of punishing me for trying to juggle three women, am I getting the fair punishment? I was just trying to have fun but I fell in love instead, and that is my punishment. It seems totally unjust, I was always the victim of heartbreaks but this time I tried to avoid that but I couldn’t. The woman I fell in love with is in a useless relationship with another man that doesn’t deserve her and I can’t do anything about it or Can I? Can I try to break them up so she ends up with me? What if she ends up hating me for pulling such a manipulative stunt? What if she ends up falling in love with me if I pull the stunt? What do I’ve to lose? Well a lot, I have a lot to loose. If it doesn’t go my way then Kofo might hate me for the rest of her life. I’m not willing to take such a risk, I would rather be a friend to her and try to make her happy in any way that I can.

All these thoughts flashed through my mind as I sat down alone in pity, my train of thoughts was cut short as I noticed two people walk into the office; Kofo and her fiancé, Bayo. I was shocked as they walked up to my desk smiling, then Kofo spoke excitedly:

”Bayo is here to ask you himself if you’d like to be his best man”. I was dumbfounded; the question racing through my mind was why a guy I gave a beating recently will want me to be his friend and best man.

“Are you sure about that? Don’t you’ve a brother or close friend that can do this? I asked inquisitively.

“No I don’t. I’m the only child and I don’t really have any close friends, I’m a lone ranger. He said with a smirk on his face.

It was hard to say no to him because of the joy I saw on Kofo’s face, I knew doing this would make her happy so I said yes and she jumped to hug me when she heard this. Bayo and I exchanged numbers and said we would keep in touch and get to know each other better, as we did this, Cynthia and others walked into the office and they all started to shower the couple with their congratulatory pleasantries, Cynthia noticed my countenance changed as the couple walked away from my desk to meet them, she came to me after they left and asked why Bayo was talking with me, I explained what happened and I could see that she was trying her best not to laugh at my misery. She was in awe of how I was handling the whole situation and told me I still stood a chance and I should try to fight for Kofo’s love. I told her that boat already sailed and all I could do now was sit and watch what happens, she looked at me with what looked like pity as she walked away, I’m not entirely sure.

The rest of the day went on as usual. Work, work and more work. I sent Brenda a text and told her it was important for me to see her that night and she replied that she would be looking forward to my visit. Finished up my work on time and packed up when it was closing time and left before anyone else, this was the first time this was happening, I lied again that there was something I had to do so it was imperative for me to leave work early. I didn’t really care if they believed me this time around; I just wanted to get out of that environment.

I went straight to Brenda’s apartment from work and I could see the excitement on her face as she opened the door for me to enter, she met me with a hug and I forced a smile as I gave her a peck on her cheek. I sat her down and told her we needed to talk about something that happened in the past few days, the atmosphere in the living room quickly escalated with tension, I could feel my heart pounding really fast, sweat trickling down my forehead even though the air conditioning unit was switched on. This was my first time confessing to a woman that I cheated on her and it wasn’t easy, even though Brenda and I weren’t official yet, I felt the need to let her know then she could decide if she still wanted to be with me. I went ahead to tell her everything that happened when I left her apartment that night to help out Kofo till the present moment. I told her every single detail and I felt like a huge burden was let off my chest when I was done. I let out a sigh of relief and asked her.

"Do you still wanna be with me?"

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tee's picture

Nice 1 ryt on time, keep it up @ admin

Abhay's picture

WoW!!! This is really interesting. Looking forward to the next episode. Make it as quick as possible. #much love#

emerald's picture

Serves u right,to think u wanted to pull a stunt to break kofo relationship,just take it loser am sure u must have the same to ladies

leafless's picture

Fair

kaubih's picture

Nyc1 admin waitin anxiously 4 th nxt episode pliz kip it up. This iz really nyc.

lastborn's picture

Intresting episode. Luking foward to next episode

fortune's picture

In fact! Interesting is an understatement for this story* I'm in real anticipation for the next episode* thumbs up admin*

jany's picture

Nice one admin n well done. Ps continue to use ur good office to make dis a daily series that ppl wld look forward to reading daily

jubril's picture

Wow sweet 29A817A6

bulelwa hazel dick's picture

Wooow I just can't wait fr the next episode

Adenike's picture

Haaa! Wat a story line,looking forward to ∂̶̲̥̅̊ next episode. Good job

danny's picture

Nice 1 Admin. Waiting Anxiously 4 d next Episode

chipo's picture

dats fantastic.nyc story ad grammar.
lukin foward fo da next episode

DatFineGuy Toh Bad's picture

Nice...but please try to make it åvailable...at least twice å week..its å story that could keep people glued to their phones...I even checked this site 100 times just to see if there was any latest update...please its an essential commodity!

Hemeritus's picture

It z indeed a wonderf ul story.. Looking 4ward to the next episode.. Admin: Thumbs up

chinwe's picture

Very intresting but pls try and update episode 17 cos I can't wait to read it

precious Moyo's picture

Keep it up,am really enjoying this!!

arya's picture

uuuuh no' wat a mess!

holuwakhemie's picture

Nice one,keep it up..but plss hurry up for the next episode cos I can't wait anymore!!!

saadatu's picture

Waiting for episode 17...

Chisimdi's picture

Admin or wat do u call urself if I dnt c d nxt episode on ma fone 2moro ehnnnn u wil b on d list of those 2 go luk 4 d gals... Lol.. Am Broken addicted... Love ds piece honestly... Kip it up...

pascHal's picture

Nyc one cnt wait for d nxt

pascHal's picture

Nyc one cnt wait for d nxt cnt wait to knw wat happenD

janefrances's picture

Woow kudos....interestin cnt wait 4 d nxt episode

pastor Godsave's picture

Lovely story.

mayeaz's picture

It kul mr admin I can't wait 4 next episode

mayeaz's picture

So kul

Rapple's picture

NEXT EPISODE PLS

brenda's picture

Really nice story. Keep up the great work and keep releasing more wonderful episodes!

brenda's picture

Please do hurry in realeasing more episodes. We are curious!!

adeniran basirat's picture

Wow! interestin,lookin forward 4 more episodes

judith's picture

Am addicted 2 broken...............can sum1 plz tell admin 2 hurry $ post d nxt episode b4 sum1 dies of aniexty............gr8t story well tod,,,,,kudos!!!!!!!!!

jessica's picture

WoOoooW really intresting,,,,,,,,,,,plzzzzz snd d nxt episode quick b4 sum1 dies of anxiety

endure's picture

wao. wao, wao, this is wonderfull love this. pls and pls were is the next episode. pls let it be fast cus this is just 2 intresting. love this, admin u are wonderfull but be fast about the next episode.

Ysquare's picture

waiting for the next episode plzzz ...... xo xo interesting,.......
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gracious's picture

Interesting,keep pomping us with mre episode,mr Admin.

clemcydon's picture

Pls I can't wait for the next episode

sopulu904's picture

Nice one always I like ur story very much but let me ask u? Don't u have other things to think about? U only go to work and after work u only think of woman

Mauriue's picture

A very enthusiasm novel. Pls quickly post d next episode.

max4sur's picture

Its a great storey looking 4ward on next one plz put ananda

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