Dear diary, I have to start jotting everything in this relationship down because like the saying goes “first impression matters”. Yes today encounter with my future mother in law have left me so shaken and I know if I continue this relationship with King, I am in for a real battle. That, diary is giving birth to you. I have to record every occurrence to be sure l am not dreaming.
“Are you Rina, troubler of Gobo’s family” she asked with clipped tight voice.
I stood still in the centre of the living room shivering like a wet cat caught in a big storm.
“I don’t like you, go back to where you are coming from. I have got a wife for my son, he can’t marry you. Go I don’t know what he has told you but if you disobey me and marry him, you would regret it all the days of your life” she said through grated teeth.
I shivered the more.
I could see smoke flaring from her nostril, her eyes were dark and fearful filled with hatred which I could smell and touch from a mile off.
Chill runs through me, I have never been so scared in my entire life
Water cascaded down from my body down the floor, a mixture of sweat, urine. Saliva from my open mouth, which I could not shut. If a pin had dropped it would have sounded like a gun to me and I tried to open my mouth to speak, no sound came out. I was seeing before me a two-headed monster with huge horns, fire emitting from its mouth, nostril and eyes. I tried to scream but no sound. God help me, I prayed silently and then as if in answer to my prayers,
The door burst open, as I grasp for air in my lungs. I saw it was king, as I turned in relieve towards him, a sweet voice by my side, caused me to whip my head towards the right.
“Congrats my son, you have made me proud indeed. What a nice girl you have chosen as bride. We were just getting to know each other” the voice said
“No, no, this can’t be, am I having a dream, I pinched myself to be sure I was not in a trance.
“Thank God mama that you like her, King said
TO BE CONTINUED