It was the next day morning, mrs ada Marcus was already in the hospital,she was with maxwell who was till unconscious,she rushed down to port Harcourt as soon as possible when she heard what has happened to her son,she was sitting close to maxwell bed,one of the nurse walked in holding a tray injection,a cotton wool, and a small bottle was seen in the tray.
Nurse :good morning mam
Mrs ada Marcus :good morning
The nurse drop the tray beside the bed of maxwell, took the injection, she them draw some liquid from the small bottle into the injection and then inject it into the drip fixed on him.
Mrs ada Marcus :how is he
Nurse :he will be fine,he is responding to treatment.
Mrs ada Marcus key
As the nurse was about to leave maxwell started murmuring,Mrs ada Marcus draw closer to him,so that she can hear what he is saying.
Mrs ada Marcus :i think he is trying to say something
Just then maxwell slowly opened his eyes,mrs ada Marcus was so happy
Mrs ada Marcus :ah he has woken up,maxwell, maxwell, thank God
The nurse quickly ran to get the doctor,few minutes later the doctor came in
Doctor :madam, please excuse me
Mrs ada Marcus gave way for the doctor to pass,after examininghim,he turned to mrs ada Marcus
Doctor :his blood pressure is normal, your son was lucky the bullet didn’t hit the wrong position, so in no time he will be okey,and meanwhile the police said if he wakes up i should inform them so that they can heard from him what happened
Mrs ada Marcus :no problem, thank you
Maxwell :i am so tried
Doctor :yes you are,you will be okey, madam he really needs some food any thing light for now,so you should work on that.
Mrs ada Marcus :that’s won’t be a problem
Doctor :i will come check on you later,
Mrs ada Marcus thanked the doctor and the doctor left, she held maxwell by the hand
Mrs ada Marcus :how are you feeling
It was so difficult for maxwell to speak because he was so tried
Maxwell :where is Amara
Mrs ada Marcus :i will call her,as soon as I leave here okey,i have called your father and siblings we were all worried about you,your father will be coming down to nigeria very soon,please be strong for me okey.let me get you something to eat, what would you like to eat.
Mrs ada Marcus key Just wait, let me go get them.
she got up and left,maxwell close his eye to sleep, some minutes later Mrs ada Marcus came in with the food and some fruit, she added one more pillow to the one on maxwell head so that he can be able to eat cause he can’t sit up now,maxwell finished eating with the help of his mother, he drank some water and lied back on the bed,three police men walked into the room followed by the doctor. They all exchange a pleasant greetings,the police mens introduce themselves and told Mrs ada Marcus that they could love to ask her son some questions so she agreed.
Meanwhile amara entered the hospital and went to the nurse at the reception.
Amara :good afternoon nurse
Nurse :good afternoon
Amara :please am looking for a patient, i was told he was rushed here yesterday by some police men
Nurse :yes he is in ward five,take this entrance then by you right you will see him
Amara :thanks you.
She entered the entrance leading to ward five as she approach the room she heard people talking, she them went close to the door so she could heard what they were saying.
Police 1 key now tell us what happened
Maxwell :well,i was in my car driving when a black car over take me and blocked me,there was also another at my back,then the two boys came down from the car behind me one was holding a gun and the other was holding a cutless, another boy came down from the car that blocked me,i recognised him,i knows him.
Police :what is him name
Maxwell :his name is chidi Jonathan, yeah
Amara heart was now beating so fast when she heard chidi name mentioned
Maxwell :he told me to come out of the car,which i did,i came down from the car because I thought he has come to warn me again the way he did the last time we met.
Police 3:what was it he warned you about.
Maxwell :he is dating a friend of mine and he thinks i am his raver, he has come to warn me once that i shouldn’t be seen around her so he said i was been stubborn that he has come to fits me,i told him that he should let me go,i pleaded with him but he didn’t care he then ask the two boy to beat me up,after numerous beating,he told them to stop,that was where he shut the both of them you told me that he has to kill them so as to leave no trace, that was when he shut me and left,it was with my last breath i made the call.
Mrs ada Marcus angry )so that good for nothing boy wants to kill my son all because of a woman, Amara it will never be well with you.
Maxwell :mum please she has nothing to do with this stop doing that,she is a victim as I am,she really don’t know anything about this
But till Mrs ada Marcus didn’t stop because she was so mad,she keep promising that he will make chidi pay for what he did,Amara who was till standing at the door was full with pain and guilt, she was bitterly crying, she couldn’t believe chidi could go that far,she wouldn’t bear all what she was hearing any more, she left the hospital till in tears, she headed to chidi house, when she arrived there she opened the gate because the gate wasn’t locked, she went to the door and push it open,chidi came out of the kitchen to see who it was and he was so surprised to see amara crying, he was so worried,chidi then walk up to her trying to comfort her
Chidi :what’s wrong, baby tell me
But amara angryly push him away, chidi was shocked
Amara at the top of her voice )stay away from me.