New Stories

TYLER’S CAR

By Jessica-Ken: Tyler had a toy car that he cherished so dearly. He loved it so much that he wouldn’t let anyone have it. Not even his brother. “Tyler, let your brother play,” Mom said from the dining room. She…

UDENE – FIVE

By Jessica-Ken: The Princess left the palace and went to her friend’s place. Frightened by what she saw, she told her everything; how her mother had appeared to the King… “You don’t say?” “Ugomma, do you think I am joking?…

UDENE – FOUR

By Jessica-Ken: Uli slumped on the ground as she came upon where her son was buried. She cried until there were no tears left in her glands, and she turned to her husband and asked him when he was buried.…

UDENE – THREE

By Jessica-Ken: The elders gathered in the palace, for the strange happenings in their village. Six people had died that day, and one of the elders had lost his son. “Your Highness, something needs to be done!” one of the…

UDENE – TWO

By Jessica-Ken: Richmond and Kingston went to the square, while the others remained at the palace. They preached the gospel and taught the people the word. So many had gathered, even one of the King’s daughters, Princess Olamma King Oghala…

UDENE – ONE

By Jessica-Ken: UDENE (Will encounter mistakes 🙂 ) “Oyibo! Oyibo!” Five men came into the land, each dressed strangely. They were all Whites; different from the people and marched in colourful outfits as they hailed. “Oyibo—” “My King, strange men…

Chimsimdi

By Emmanuel Chukwujekwu: Chimsimdi “my God said I should not die” (or my favorite meaning, “my God said I should stay”) was the name I gave her when we had been together for sixteen months – the longest others before…

HERALD

By Jessica-Ken: A boy named Herald, stood on a hill, with his flock. He ran after one who he had nicknamed ‘Japhy’ and ran back to the others who were bleating on the hilltop. “Whew. That’s all of you,” Japhy…

THE GILBERTS {PREQUEL}

By Jessica-Ken: Racing horses lifted sand in the air as angry grunts raced alongside. Father and son, both of them. They were horse riding, the former emerging the victor. “I told you I’d win, Stefan,” “You know I can beat…

SHORT STORY 4 – Demon

By Jessica-Ken: There was a man named Demon who lived on the Isle of Marasiwa. Legend has it that Demon was born human, but was a god and could return anytime to the clouds. He lived for a hundred years,…

SHORT STORY 3 – The Woman

By Jessica-Ken: A woman ran in with a sleeping child. The child was feeling unwell and almost without breath. Her mother’s cries filled the room as she pleaded for her child to be saved. “Please… please, Reverend Father, save my…