Read Story: SEASON 1 EPISODE 1
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.
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—”