First Day at Jacksonville University

It was the first day back to university. He had mixed feelings. While he was excited about the new year and teaching new students, he couldn't stop thinking about Kalisa and missing the times they spent together in Kigali. What was she doing at that moment? Was she already at the school or was she …

Continue reading First Day at Jacksonville University

Sarika Tries to Make Trishan Jealous

"So, how was the dinner party?" Trishan asked Sarika. It was Saturday. He wasn't spending the day with his aunt Savitri because she was spending the weekend with a friend in Manchester. Disappointed, he had called Sarika and she invited him to come over. "It was fine. Saavi was sorry that you couldn't go." "If …

Continue reading Sarika Tries to Make Trishan Jealous

Celebrating Sarika’s Birthday

It was Sarika's thirtieth birthday. They were celebrating it at her flat. For dinner, they had ordered take out from Sambal Shiok, a Malaysian restaurant and he had brought the sparkling, non-alcoholic wine. He had offered to take her out for dinner but she wanted to dine in. "It would be nice, just the two …

Continue reading Celebrating Sarika’s Birthday

Jelani and Nash

It was time to do what she had been putting off for far too long. It was going to be tough but she had reached the point where she didn't want to be his booty call anymore. She deserved better. And it didn't matter that she was crazy about the guy. It was obvious that …

Continue reading Jelani and Nash

The Wedding, Part Two

Nal became morose as he thought about Jameila. She was the only one who wasn't going to be at his wedding. She was going to Miami to visit her sister and her family. When she showed up at the restaurant with Kwaku instead of alone, he was taken aback. He tried to hide his displeasure …

Continue reading The Wedding, Part Two

The Wedding, Part One

iStock Image "I can't believe that the wedding is just two weeks away," Mrs. Agrawal said to her daughter, Rahina. "Yes." "Are you excited?" Rahina nodded. "Yes, I'm excited and nervous too." "I suppose it's natural for you to be a little nervous. I expect Nal is nervous too." "I can't imagine that. He's always …

Continue reading The Wedding, Part One

The Guest

"Is Éliott here yet?" Daphnée asked, running to the window. Her mother laughed. "No, you silly girl. Finish getting dressed." "Yes, Mother." Mrs. Pelletier quickly left the room. She went to the kitchen to check on the dinner. The doorbell rang and her son, Louis answered the door. Minutes later, he popped into the kitchen …

Continue reading The Guest

Olivia Discovers the Truth

After what happened between Sable and him before dinner at the mansion last night, he knew that it was pointless and hopeless trying to forget her with another woman. And it wasn't fair to Olivia. She deserved better than a guy who was hung up on his step-mother. Tonight, he was going to end things …

Continue reading Olivia Discovers the Truth

Layne Has Dinner at the Mansion

"Layne, I'm so happy that you decided to have dinner tonight with your father and me. We've missed you." "I didn't want to turn Dad down again." "I'm relieved that you came alone." "Olivia had to be in London, that's why she didn't come with me this evening." "Your father will be disappointed because he …

Continue reading Layne Has Dinner at the Mansion

Joel and Kira Discuss Family & Soccer

"I feel so badly for Matt," Kira said. "Me too," Joel said. "He's pretty cut up about Mel." "I feel guilty for encouraging her to fight for Tanner." "You shouldn't feel guilty about that, Honey. You want Mel to be happy." "I'm convinced that if she and Matt had stayed together, neither of them would …

Continue reading Joel and Kira Discuss Family & Soccer