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Tamed episode 3

“Samantha Penelope Brooke, are you crazy???”
Jamie says almost choking on her food, as
Samantha relayed everything about her run in
with Mr Bass.
“Er..No Jamie I am not crazy, I mean what is
wrong with the lot of you. How can I stand
there and have him talk to me like that, who the
hell does he think he is?’’ Samantha crosses
her legs under her, and shoves food into her
mouth as her friend stares at her as though she
was an alien.
“DURH!!!! Hello!!! He is Jake fxxking Bass, hot,
rich, handsome and a frigging Multi-billionaire..I
mean..are you crazyyyyyy!!!?’’
Samantha laughs “oh Jamie don’t be too
dramatic, okay what did I do wrong?”
“Everything with a capital E, you are lucky you
are still working there, in fact how come he
didn’t fire your ass, I should slap you for even
talking to Mr Bass like that…hawt hawt
stuff..damn girl, something is wrong with you, I
think Christopher did a number on you. You are
on this hating men spree and you are all out to
even hate on the innocent and dashing ones,
including Mr Bass” her friend pouts
“No I don’t hate all men…just men who are
egocentric, proud and pompous , who thinks
that all women should bow and lick the ground
they walk on, plus men who cheat and lie and
who are serial womanizers. I like men, honest
men, men who are considerate, loving and all
lovey-dovey and mushy. He isn’t classified as
such a man, Christopher isn’t either..and my
dad isn’t, they are all the same..Men”
Jamie shakes her head “Let us pray, Father
please reach down and slap my friend, she sees
chocolate creamily..yummy hawt stuff and calls
it plain ol’ pizza. Forgive her please, Amen”
Samantha rolls her eyes “PS..I think he is
sleeping with his PA”
“Well I would sleep with him if he gave me the
chance. Hell a thousand and one women want to
sleep with fact the entire world of
women want to sleep with him”
“Well I don’t “
“Yes you do.. I mean let’s be honest, don’t you
find him attractive and arghh just want to tear
his cloths off?”
Samantha thinks for a second “I do admit he is
terribly attractive, handsome, exudes class and a
strong $3xual appeal, but I also see him as an
annoying, condescending bastard. I do
not want to tear his cloths off, in fact I don’t
even want him close to me. You all can have
him, I am too concerned thinking about me to
think about men and he is one man who I would
never fancy.” she pause
“Can you imagine he threatened me..challenging
me and he thinks I would chicken out..nooo!!! I
went back into that office, got him his damn
food, made sure his cloths were fitted, all of it,
I even sat there and watched him until he felt
uncomfortable and asked me to leave..and he
was like “I need those files on my table first
thing in the morning’ Argh!! I wanted to slam my
heel into his face. I mean, just because he is
Jake Bass, he should learn how to talk and treat
women right, the way he threw off the scent of
His PA , he really didn’t care about her feelings
because he would have wanted to protect it, he
is shameless and you all are bunch of
dxxkheads for not valuing yourselves more…he
is just all about his business, money, class and
women..he don’t care about the lot of you”
“Well, we don’t care, we love us some Mr Bass,
quit hating” Jamie pouts
“Oh..your lives! Now…I have to get to those
damn files. Thank you for bringing me dinner
and you should stop living cash for me..”
“Hey, you are welcome. But until you get your
first pay…I won’t stop. I mean Christopher
cleared you to your last dime, I wonder why you
never reported him to the police. Guy was a
thief, simple”
“It’s over now, doesn’t matter. I swear I would
pay you back”
“you don’t have to, you did a lot for me while
we were in little compared to all
that but if you insist, you can follow me to that
gig later on tonight..”
“Work remember, files..Mr Bass”
“Oh right, you can pay me later. But I have to go
and please..don’t get into other run-ins with Mr
Bass, he barks when he gets angry, and
sometimes he bites”
“Oh I am made of steel Jamie, sadly, I don’t
scare easily”
They hug and bade each other good night
Mr Bass alights from his car, the attendant
carries his briefcase, then he looks up and sees
her walking towards him.
Well well well…
Who says he didn’t know how to tame them.
“Goodmorning Mr Bass” Samantha says, her
smile stiff
“Goodmorning Samantha , what’s my schedule
today like?”
Oh… I am thinking along the lines of, why don’t
you find out for yourself but… I would be nice.
She begins to tell him his schedule as they walk
into the building then up the elevator and out to
his floor, Sophie greets him excitedly and then
turns away, he stops her.
“Sophie, let Samantha do it, I think she is more
than capable”
“But sir, I always get your coffee”
“I know Sophie but I want her to do it…you can
tell her the way I like it…so she doesn’t make a
mess of things”
Sophie turns to her “ Ok he likes it hot, not
stingy, he likes two spoons of..’’
“Milk, one and the half spoon of sugar, and the
milk he likes it on the side of the coffee so he
can stare it himself, and on Mondays he likes
his coffee black, Tuesdays he likes it a little
African and then on Fridays he takes it light, so
it doesn’t disturb the bourbourn he drinks after
work ..did I get it correctly? “ Samantha stares
at him
Sophie is surprised “I didn’t tell her that sir,
even I am not exactly accurate”
“oh I am very observant, shall I go get your
coffee sir while you relax in your office ?’’
He gives her a sly smile and walks away
Samantha rolls her eyes,
Three hours later as the last person leaves his
office, his call came through on her desk
“Yes sir”
“What is the time Samantha?”
“A few minutes past 12noon”
“And my lunch?”
“Would be here in 20 minutes”
“Cancel it, I am going out to have lunch, tell
Todd to be ready and you wait for me in the
“Wait what?”
“Are you deaf Miss Samantha??”
“No obviously I am not deaf but I am just
wondering why I have to wait for you in the car
when you are going to have lunch”
“An order is an order Samantha..And PA stand
for Personal Assistant and you would be
personally assisting me all day..even while I
have lunch breaks”
He cuts the call
The asshole
A few minutes later she is fuming in the car,
some attendant opens the door and he slides in
next to her
She doesn’t say anything,
“Todd, my usual place please’
“Yes sir”
So it wasn’t bad that he was arrogant and
annoying during work hours, now the time she
had to herself , her peace of mind is now
threatened because she now has to spend it
with him…right in front of him as he eats..
She hopes he chokes on his food
He coughs,
Yay!! Samantha 0ne- Mr Bass -0
Wait, was this the part she has to tell him sorry?
She bites her lips instead and presses her
“You could at least pretend to be caring to your
“Oh I am sorry, I didn’t realize pretence was a
He wipes his mouth and leans back “What is
your deal Miss Brooke, you seem uptight and
rather …spiteful”
Oh really, she was uptight? She laughs “oh
nothing sir, I just have a problem with pompous
“Excuse me??’’
“Oh I meant…men without mustache”
He smiles “ You don’t like me very much do
Oh I don’t like you at all. Point of correction.
“You want the honest answer sir or the
dishonest answer?”
“Whichever one you dim fit”
‘’Well I think that you are-“
“Jake darling” a woman sees him and walks
towards him, reaching him she leans him and
kisses him full on the mouth
“Hello Veronica, how are you?”
“Marvelous Jake, Marvelous!!!’’ she hugs him,
touching his face, then she looks across at
“You are on a date?”
He shakes his head “Don’t be ridiculous Vero, I
rather spend my time doing something
meaningful than go on a date with someone
who looks like that. She is nothing but my
stand-in PA, very infuriating I might add, you
on the other hand are pure divine, join me for
Oh no he didn’t,
“Mr Bass I-“
“Do be quiet Samantha, know your place. Kindly
do leave your sit for Veronica and take the one
behind hers.” He says cutting her off
Veronica is looking at her, the lady looked
familiar, was she a designer form one of those
fashion magazines, No..she was the model.. ,
that face can never be missed . And she
looked ready to pounce. One of his many bed
graces maybe.
“Very well sir”
She gets up and takes a seat behind, and having
to bear their presence for an hour
“Oh Jake darling I have missed you, what plans
do you have for tonight , I long to be with you,
it’s been so long”
He smiles, “Vero, you are a beautiful woman,
but I told you that it wasn’t going to be serious
with us,’’
“No buts, if I need you I would call you ”
“I know that’s what you said but I miss you so
much, I can love you if you let me?” she purrs
leaning into him
“I don’t doubt that Vero but…I am a man of
many needs and right not you are not one of
them, but I appreciate the offer darling,” he
leans in and kisses her
“Okay, if you change your mind, you know where
to find me” she gets up, touching his cheeks
and leaves
Samantha felt like going to her and giving her a
Here was a man who was out rightly telling you
that he just used you and you mean nothing to
him and here you are begging him, telling him
to call you if he changes his mind.
Wow!! Women, Who did this to us ?
Okay..those women because she was definitely
not on that train with them all..
Wow!!! Mr Jake Bass, whatever Jazz you are
using for this women…got them bad.
Oh wait, did she just make a Rhyme?
“If you are done staring can you call the
waitress and pay her so we can leave.?”
Samantha blinks, and turns away. The waitress
comes, she was the same woman he had been
with just two nights ago, she walks right past
Samantha and goes to him, touching his
“Hello Mr Bass, I hope you enjoyed your meal?”
“Indeed, I did”
“I am glad, how come you didn’t call me back,
after that night?”
‘’I believe we had an understanding Donalyne is
“Ashley, “
“Oh Ashley, my apologies”
‘But it was great wasn’t it, I was great?”
“Absolutely you were, it still doesn’t mean I
would call you back’’
“I don’t understand Mr Bass” She seemed hurt
“We both had fun, no strings attached, you got
paid, you gladly took the money, I see you got
yourself something expensive and even
accepted the gold bracelet I sent over, and now,
you want more, not the man but what you can
get out of the man is that it?”
“No?’’ he repeats , touching her by her arm and
running his hands over her arms “Okay, what
would you say if I take you on a cruise Friday
night, a night in the ocean, and do all things
her face breaks out in a smile
“I would love that..”
“I thought so..sadly, I am no longer interested,
try not to contact me again Miss Ashley, even I
have my limits. “
Then he walks away, Samantha walks up to the
girl who suddenly had tears in her eyes
Giving her hanky, she touches her face
“You are too beautiful, to allow a man treat you
like that. You should learn to love and value
yourself, so men like that would love you too.
Stop crying, I think he is a jerk too so that
makes two of us”
She wipes her eyes “He slept with you too”
“Oh no God forbid, that would never happen, I
just feel sorry for the girls who fall for his cute
face and charms. You need to begin loving
yourself..then let another man treat you like
that, not even him.”
Then she walks away, he was in the car, waiting
“Another minute, you would have walked down
to the office Samantha” he says
“Oh I am sorry sir, I was just trying to mend the
vase you broke in there”
“What vase? I didn’t break any vase’’
“Exactly!!’’ she says
It is 5:00 pm, everyone is leaving, Samantha is
packing up for the night when Sophie leaving
his office comes to her..
“Mr Bass needs you in his office”
“Wait, now?””
“Yes now”
“But..we have closed’’
Sophie shrugs, walking away. She knocks and
“Grab a sit Samantha, we are going to have a
long night”
“ I don’t understand”
“I have a meeting I need to prepare for
tomorrow, but I need different approaches to
garner up points, I would be meeting with
different CEO’s of the oil companies tomorrow
and we are to chip in possible projects that we
all can partner together in. so I need you to be
my point man, meeting man or whatever ..”
“And we couldn’t do it during the day when you
had some free time?”
“I decide how and when I choose to work
Samantha so grab a pen, and a file and get to
Oh no way
“With all due respect sir, I believe in what was
stated in my acceptance file that working hours
begins from 8am to 4pm, and I even give an
hour of myself more to tidy up things around
the office now you are asking me to stay behind
without asking me if I do have plans for the
“I do not care if you do have plans for the
evening Samantha, when I give an order I expect
you to shut up and nod”
“Sir, I am not a dog, so I cannot just shut up
and nod, secondly with due respect, I work for
you and I believe even your workers are
expected to be treated with respect, it is earned
and not forced sir, and working
hours ended an hour ago so if you need me to
stay after hours for say something important
you should ask me nicely… I do have and know
my rights as an employee in this company, even
though temporarily, and it is stated clearly that
we should exercise it if we think we are being
treated unfairly and right now sir, you are. I
have a life outside this office sir and that life
begins at 6am before 8am, and then it
ends..leaving me to be your supposed slave
from 8am – 4pm, and because I am generous I
give you an extra hour, and then my life gets
back on track from 5pm to before 8am the next
day. So sir, if you need to encroach on my
personal space , you would need to ask, nicely
because during that period of time, I am my
own Boss Mr Bass”
“You are not afraid that I could let you go right
this minute”
“No sir, infact I am not. I did mention I know my
right… so you can either let me go, terminating
my internship here and which you have to state
reason why you did it, can ask me nicely
if I am free to help you attend to your thingies
for tonight’’
What the hell was wrong with this man, he
should learn how to talk and treat people, she
wasn’t one of those girls …she was Samantha ,
and no one talks to her that way, she was her
own person, and leaving here wouldn’t even
cause her to blink.
Okay fine, it would make her jobless and maybe
without money but at least she would walk out
of here with her head help up high
“Fine Miss Samantha, I give it to you, you are
not exactly stupid, but be careful, and tread
lightly, it’s not everyday you think you can step
on the lion’s tale and don’t expect it to bite. That
being said, if you don’t have plans for tonight,
could you kindly stay back to help with my
meeting for tomorrow”
Much Better Mr Bass, Much better
“Fine whatever. I can spare a few hours more,
but I intend to get home in due time” she says
They stayed till midnight,
“Todd, take her home, and then come back for
me” he says to the driver, then turns to
‘’We would be leaving by 10am tomorrow
morning, we would be taking the second flight
out, back before evening, make sure you
prepare the files, and bring it along with you’’
Samantha is confused “Wait,where are we going
tomorrow, thought the meeting is in your
“Out of state. Drive Todd” he shuts the door
Argghhh!!! He did it again, forcing his will.
How dare he!!


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