The Special Man - Episode 2, Written by: Charis E., A Copyright of Correct Bro Entertainment.
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That Saturday morning, Richard was in a hurry to get to the mall, he didn’t bother to invite Kenny, the last thing he wants for his project is “bad luck”. He went to the martini shop and ordered for his usual. The martini shop was in a strategic location, opposite the parking lot, where he could see who came in and who went out, but on that particular day his star was not ready to shine because Deola was not anywhere in sight. Kenny on the other hand was calling every minute for situation report, and this angered him the more.
Tired of waiting, he remembered he needed some household items, so he got up and headed inside to get them. Richard couldn’t believe his luck when he sighted Bridget at the cosmetics section, without wasting time he walked up to her. “Good afternoon lady, hope you remember me from last week” he said smiling. “I think that question should be directed at my friend Mr. can I get a selfie”, hope you won’t be asking for one?” Replied Bridget. “My name is Richard” he said offering a handshake. “I’m Bridget” she replied. “Where is your friend?” he asked, “she is busy somewhere” she replied. “Nice”, he said smiling,” can I at least get her something?” “I don’t think she will appreciate that” replied Bridget. “I totally agree with you”. “Done shopping, need to be on my way” said Bridget. “Alright, that will be after I get your phone number, he said giving her his phone”. “I don’t appreciate guys disturbing my line” she replied, flashing her engagement ring. “Oh! I get it, I just want to keep in touch with Deola, that’s all” said Richard. If you say so then” as she takes his phone and types her number. “Thank you so much Bridget, my greetings to Deola”. “Goodbye Richard” she said as she joined the queue to pay for her items.
Richard couldn’t stop smiling, the Lord must have be on his side on this project, whether it was for a good reason, it didn’t matter. He was just happy he was still on track as he made a call to Kenny “Hello, enemy of progress, my guy you don shame! Hurry to my crib now, I have a situation report!
Richard was home thirty minutes later preparing lunch when Kenny showed up. “My guy! Oya situation report sharparly!” said Kenny, as he followed Richard to the kitchen. “Guess who I saw at the mall today?” asked Richard. “Who else, if not her royal majesty Deola” replied Kenny. “Wrong! Her friend Bridget” answered Richard. “Bridget! I thought Deola was the catch, abi you don switch to her friend?” Kenny asked with a surprised look. Richard suddenly started laughing “it’s all aimed at getting her password. That is Rule number 2”. “Rule number 2?” Kenny asked confused. “Rule number 2 states that, if she is posing to be uptight, you seek endorsement from someone close to her, a family member or friend, that’s where Bridget comes into the picture. Who will she discuss me with?” “Bridget!” replied Kenny. “Who will advise her on the issue?” asked Richard. “Bridget!” said Kenny. “I bet they are already discussing me as we speak” he said as he took a drink from the fridge. “Richard, my guy, the professor of lovematics, I need to enroll in this relationship school!” “You fit pay?” as they started laughing.
Deola got home late that Saturday, it was a hectic day at the orphanage. She was hungry and tired, and on perceiving the aroma from the kitchen as she entered the house, she knew she would be alright in no time. “Welcome dear” Bridget said as Deola entered the kitchen. “Thanks, how did the shopping go?” “Less stressful. How are the kids at the orphanage?” asked Bridget. “They are all doing fine, just a bit hectic today because of the usual monthly birthday party. Trust you would follow me next month” said Deola. “I will dear, guess who I saw at the mall today?” “The cashiers, the security men, and the cab operators” said Deola laughing as she took a glass of water from the refrigerator. “Naughty girl, you want to be funny bah? I saw Mr. selfie Richard, and he asked after you” said Bridget. “Nice of him” replied Deola. “I think he likes you” said Bridget. “Madam bestie, I think it’s too early to match make”. “Maybe you just got yourself your “Special man” and a take home guy. “Mummy’s Special man, you mean. I was only joking about taking a guy home for mum’s 55th birthday party, too busy for that love matter. Abeg!” Deola replied looking stressed. “I forgot, he may not be your type” said Bridget. “He is just too smooth, seems like a player, don’t want to get played sister! On a second thought, I can play along, just enjoy myself, it’s been long I went on a date” she said smiling. “That’s because you have been rejecting dates, Miss type!”
“Whatever! I think Mr. Richard Selfie is ok, will give him a try” “does that mean he is your type” Bridget asked mockingly. “Bridget abeg I dey H, wetin you cook?”
Stay tuned for Episode 3