“Just like her friend. She died in the accident” Mrs. Emily
it came to Daniel as a blow. Tears began to circulate
“What? no oo oh, she can’t be dead” Daniel cried.
now going to marry. She’s not meant for you” Mrs. Emily
“No, she can’t be dead. don’t say she’s dead. I will
if you say she’s not dead. oh God” Daniel cried and
“Doctor. doctor” Mrs. Emily screamed rushing to the
The following day.
it’s a new day now. And Daniel seems not to get over
shocked that Ella is dead. The door to her ward opened
Cynthia walked in with a food flask to see Mrs. Emily
there. She greeted her and went to Daniel, sitting on his
bed. She tried to cheer him up, all her effort was effortless.
Daniel has fully recovered and has been discharged
the hospital. He tried not to believe that Ella was dead,but,
evidence his mum showed him has proven that she’s
dead. He kept staring at the grave in the graveyard
written” In memory of miss Ella. we missed you” tears
from his eyes the more. If someone should tell him
Ella is dead, he won’t believe.but, her grave has already
proven it all.
“Ella, so you are truly dead?” Daniel cried shaking his
“Oh God, oh God” Daniel screamed more loudly. He
seen the reason of living without Ella. he wished, he was
once told me, that only death could tear us apart.
are wrong, because, we will always be together. You
always be in my heart Ella, for ever. I’m sorry. I’m so
said and broke down in tears the more.
so sorry. mummy’s sorry. she’s really hurt. she’s so
and so, she gave you a be-fitted burial. Oh God, Ella
missed you. I mi…..ss y….ou” Daniel said tearfully.
At Doctor Mike’s house.
“oh come on Ella, you can do it. move” doctor mike
Ella who was screaming, trying to move her leg. meanwhile, she’s
standing up closer to a wall in the dining room.
yes move it. good” Doctor mike said to Ella who was
to move her leg.
“I can’t” Ella responded.
“you can” Doctor mike told her.
“keep on trying. move, move” Doctor mike said to Ella.
can’t” Ella responded falling to the floor. Doctor mike
to her. He helped her up, handing her walking stick to
she screamed. She managed to help herself with the
stick down to the sitting room and sat on a cushion.
mike sat opposite her looking at her.
disappointed you right?” Ella asked feeling sad.
mike shook his head negatively.
“Do you know why I brought you to my house to
stay?” doctor mike asked.
“I guess,because I have nowhere else to go” Ella
“Not really” He answered.
“then why?” Ella asked.
“The moment I saw you in that hospital ward. My
went out. I don’t know precisely why, but like a father
a daughter. I wanted to help” doctor mike said.
you very much sir” Ella responded.
don’t seem happy?” Doctor mike asked Ella who
was feeling sad.
“I want to tell you a little story. I was once married,
my wife died six years ago” Mr. mike said.
sorry sir” Ella responded in a sympathetic way.
no need to be. They say, time heals all wounds. I
tried to believe that but”
“what happened to her sir? was she ill?” Ella asked.
died of grieve. I once had a daughter, if she was to
alive now, she will be about the same age with you.
gave her everything; at least,
tried. I must blame myself to be concern about my
that I didn’t notice when my little baby took drugs.
I wasn’t a good father” Doctor mike said standing up
“She died of overdose drugs. the grieve was too much
my wife,so, she also died a year after”
“I’m so sorry sir”
“we all make mistakes. But, the greatest mistakes upon,
for us to delay to learn from our past mistakes. This
has taught me something. I have to be in the hospital
said and left with tears. Ella also broke down in tears
she remembered her love ones who died accidentally.
tears increased the more when she thought about her
Daniel and why he hasn’t come looking for her.
At Austin’s hotel.
Daniel sat on a chair with his table empty. He wasn’t
to eat nor drink. Rather, he was there to think about his
world. He kept staring at Ella’s picture which he was
on his hands. It pains him that, what he treasured
is gone.” why Ella” He broke down in uncontrollable
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