Thursday, October 9, 2008

The front cover of "When the King cries and other stories" by Blessed Mudiaga Adjekpagbon

Exerpts from the cover story "When the King cries."
"...As if the cloud had been listening to the two brothers over the months, it started raining heavily the very first week of June to disprove Otota's excuse that rain would clean the drainage system. The rain had on three occasions started with heavy winds in that first week of June, blowing constantly for almost twenty minutes. Thunderstorm accompanied thick icy rain drops that struck hard on the skins of many Lagosians. People ran helter-skelter into shades for safety. The wind blew off the roof of some substandard buildings to cap the roof of other buildings afar. Buildings collapsed, giving way to the force of the angry winds, and there was confusion everywhere as many people were displaced by the weeping sky..."

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