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Read Story: SEASON 1 EPISODE 1

THE ARRIVAL

The cry of a baby is heard as the sound of an owl hovered at a distance. The midwife is seen nursing the child while his mother lay fast asleep.

Ozoemena, her husband, walked in, happy to see that his wife has been delivered of a baby boy.

While staring at the sleeping child in the midwife’s arms, he said, “At last—making his presence known as he beamed with delight.

“It’s a boy.”

His heart grew larger than his chest could hold. “A son!” he smiled even more, taking the child from her.

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Ozoemena and his wife had been mocked so many times—more times than he could count. He stared at his son for a while before lifting him up to thank the gods. “gods of our land,” he said, “You have given me a son and made me complete. A child to call my own and to raise to the best of my abilities.” he brought the sleeping child down and looked at his face again. “Obiajulum—”

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