(Episode twenty six)
(The stream side)
(Yemisi and Olakunle holding hands together walking pas-s the stream as they saw Gbenga laying helplessly on the floor)
Yemisi: my love what’s that? (shocked to gbenga on the floor)
Olakunle: hmm! (walks straight to gbenga) he is alive !c’mon lets help him
Yemisi: seems like a royal guard ,he looks very familiar
Olakunle: maybe !let’s not talk too much ,his life is in danger !(carries Yemisi on his shoulder)
(Gbenga laying on the bench as baba feeds gbenga with some herbs)
Yemisi: will he be ok?
Baba: yes of course
Gbenga: (coughs as he tries to sit right)huh where am i?
Yemisi: we saw you by the stream side and decided to help you ,how are you feeling? Am yemisi
Gbenga: I know you ,you are the prince soon to be wife
Yemisi: yes !
Olakunle: (interrupted holding h0t plate of pepper soup )oh thank goodness he is alive ,sir how are you feeling?
Gbenga: (sees the n£¢klace on Olakunle ,stands up as he t©uçhes kunle from head to his toe)you !yesss!our king ,he is alive ,yes our majesty yes !kabiyesi! (Prostrates)
Olakunle: hey hey hey get up ,am not your prince and I don’t know what you are talking about
Gbenga: (laughs)yes you can’t know but I ll explain to you
Yemisi: I don’t un-derstand
Olakunle: me too and I don’t want to listen to what you have to say either
Gbenga: years ago ,Bamike the second wife of awele f0rç£d me to kill the first child the only son of our queen ,you are the child ,I couldn’t kill you so I had to save your life by abandoning you near the stream
Olakunle: then how are you sure I am the prince of this strange land
Gbenga: this n£¢klace are for the royalties, you are wearing the n£¢klace so you belong to the royal family
Yemisi: what? But !how ?
Gbenga: (laughs)you are our majesty ,come with me,let’s go home and crown you the king ,your father pas-sed away and Bamike and rokanmi can do worse if rokanmi is titled the head of the village
Yemisi: so who’s rokanmi then?
(Episode twenty seven)
Yemisi: so who’s rokanmi then?
Gbenga: am afraid rokanmi is my son
Yemisi: what? So all these years has just been lies all along ?I can’t believe this
Gbenga: this royal chain proves a lot of things my dear, the queen bamike couldn’t bear a child with the king and was f0rç£d to sleep with me and she however pinned the blame on kabiyesi, she wanted to get rid of kunle so she s£nt me to kill him which I couldn’t
Olakunle: ok that’s enough now !I will never go back to a kingdom that dos£nt nee-d me ,am not going to a place they abandon me ok?
Gbenga: it all happened so quic-k ,they never abandoned you ,it was all my fault ,I and Bamike ruined your lives
Olakunle: (hissed as he exits)
Yemisi: I ll go talk to him!(exits following kunle)lakunle, lakunle wait !
Olakunle: what is it ?if you are here to talk about what that crazy man just said then plea-se leave !
Yemisi: to where? this is where I belong! (Points to olakunle heart)that’s my home ,and you nee-d to go back to your once lost family ,am sure they ll un-derstand, this can even prevent us from running away ,because I ll get married to you
Olakunle: shh! Lets just get married ,lets run away together ,lets do it early tomorrow morning!
Yemisi: but tomorrow is my engagement!
Olakunle: me or your engagement?
Yemisi: you but ,kunle don’t you think there won’t be violence if we should just go to the palace and reveal your secrets ,it’s more than running
Olakunle: remember this was your advice and now you are changing it all because of that lunatic
Yemisi: that lunatic saved your life a long time ago ,you should be grateful, I can’t believe you are getting angry for no good reason ,and if you don’t go apologise to gbenga I will get married to rokan!
Olakunle: it hasn’t gotten to that extent my love
Yemisi: yes it has kunle !I promise to run away from this nightmare with you tomorrow as soon as possible if only you can go apologize and appreciate that man!
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