"And not only that, he smoked,” Mildred added.
Unfortunately, we discovered that Levi was breathless. We wept, and a drop of Adanta's tears fell on the late Levi. As I wept, Adanta raised an alarm for her children that their father was no more. Fabian and Mildred ran to the room and saw Levi dead.
"Aha, the grief of my dad's sickness and death has made me forget about a prophecy spoken on me," Fabian cried. "What will I do now since my dad is dead. I'm undone!"
This touching novella, by Nigerian writer Fortune E.C. Nwaiwu, has been edited for American audiences by Dr. Douglas Winslow Cooper, via his firm, WriteYourBookWithMe.com.
It will be serialized in this blog over the next several weeks.