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Endless Tears - Episode 18 & 19



Endless Tears - Episode 18 & 19

Subtle: I just wanna make you Smile again

Genres: Billionaire, Deceit

Tags: Deceit,love, jealousy,hatred, marriage

Written by Adeola Nissi                        


                     (A CHANGE)

Tina paced the kitchen nervously. Her brain was in overdrive 

and she did not have the slightest idea about what to do. It has been 

three days since the abominable Miss Lisa entered the house and the 

house was practically on fire, but that was not what was getting on 

Tina‟s nerves. Ever since Amara moved into another room, Tina 

hadn‟t set her eyes on her. She had practically locked herself inside 

the room without opening the door. No single sound came out of the 

room and it was beginning to scare Tina to death. Since she hadn‟t 

even opened the door, it was obvious that she hadn‟t eaten anything 

for the past three days.

The frustration was too much for Tina to handle and she 

paraded Amara‟s door endlessly, knocking loud and hard enough to 

rouse the dead and speaking both softly and sharply through the 

door, but she hadn‟t received even a sound in response. She had 

repeatedly left meals by the door, hoping that Amara would at least 

eat, even if she did not want to see anyone but she always ended up 

retrieving the cold meals untouched until Lisa yelled her brains out, 

threatening to get her fired if she continued to waste her „husband‟s 

resources on a hopeless village dropout‟. 

Fear gripped Tina as she wondered what had happened to 

Amara. Three days! Yet Amara was not opening the door. She had 

pushed aside negative thoughts at first but since yesterday, she 

couldn‟t but think about evil things. „What if she slipped and fell in 

the bathroom?‟… „She might be terribly sick‟… All her attempts to 

stop her fears proved abortive. She had tried to bring the matter up 

before Mr. Alex but she never got to meet him alone and every time 

she got to mention Amara‟s name Miss Lisa would shut her up 

instantly, saying that she and her hussy were not interested in 

spoiling their mood with the „village tramp‟ and that she should 

mind her business and do what she was employed to do instead of carrying gossips. Mr. Alex had also seemed to be in perfect sync with 

Miss Lisa. Tina did not believe that a man could be so cold and 


“Hey” Tina jerked and saw Tola looking at her with a frown. 

“Do you want to drill holes into the expensive kitchen tiles? What is 

eating you up?” Tola asked.

Tina did not need to be told that Tola disliked Amara, it had 

been obvious since day one, but still, Tina felt obliged to share her 

worry, hoping beyond hope that Tola would put aside her hatred 

and help her find a solution to this issue. “I am worried Tola” Tina 


Tola hissed. “I can see that clearly. My question is why?”

Tina hesitated then threw caution to the wind as anxiety took 

over. “It is our madam, Amara. She has not opened the door to her 

room for the past three days. I am getting scared.

Tola frowned deeply, looking terribly worried to the surprise 

and relief of Tina. “Oh my God! And you are just telling me now? 

You always spend time with her and since she was always used to 

staying in her room, I did not notice anything weird” she seemed 

startled now.

This made Tina more worried. “I know. I should have told you 

but I thought she just wanted to be left alone and was sulking 

because of Miss Lisa‟s arrival, but this is the third day Tola. She has 

been in there without eating for three days. I am so scared.”

“Jesus” she breathed. “Let‟s go there again” she started out of 

the kitchen instantly and Tina hastily followed.

When they got to Amara‟s room, the knocked and banged 

endlessly and called out but there was no response. They tried to 

open the door but it was firmly locked. Sweat gathered on Tina‟s 

forehead and she wiped it away, feeling cold all over. Her heart raced 

in fear.

“Jesus! What are we going to do Tina?” Tola asked getting 

equally agitated.

“I don‟t know” Tina almost screamed. “That is why I told you. 

Miss Lisa knows but she does not give a damn. She hasn‟t allowed 

me to tell Mr. Alex either” she swallowed. “What if… what if 

something happened to her? What if…”

“Oh Tina, shut up. You are beginning to scare me” Tola 

mouthed nervously. “Come, let‟s see if we can find a spare key to 

open the door” Tina nodded, even though she had already done that 

before, searching again was a very good idea.


I raised my hand weakly and rubbed my hot face. I heard 

knocks on the door but totally ignored it and the voices that came 

afterwards. Even if I wanted to answer, there was no strength left in 

me to talk. I mustered enough strength to push myself off the bed 

and almost fell back down. 

I had stayed in the room ever since I received the bomb shell 

from Alex and even now, the words still made me double over in 

pain. During my three days of „room arrest‟, I have cried more than I 

have ever cried in my life. The tears just kept pouring and pouring 

until there was no strength left in me to cry. The water from the tap 

in the toilet‟s washing-hand basin was the only thing sustaining me.

The three days have been terribly hard, filled with pain and

intense hunger which was almost maddening, probably because I am 

pregnant and my baby was demanding food. I whispered to my baby 

every now and then, telling myself that I am not alone. I continued to 

comfort my child, begging him to bear with me. The isolation was 


After staying alone, the reality of loneliness dawned on me. I 

finally reached a resolve. I have reached my terminal where crying is 

concerned. I have finally realized that crying over Alex was a hopeless cause and a waste of time and energy. All I have in this 

world is my child, whom I would continue to cherish, no matter what 

I am up against.

I managed to drag my dehydrated self to the bathroom and 

relieved my full bladder before quenching my killing thirst by 

drinking from the tap in the toilet. My eyes seemed to have sunk into 

their sockets as I looked at myself in the mirror. I was a shadow of 

myself and I knew I would have to change that. Despite my 

starvation, my breasts were much fuller than they were months back, 

giving me a more shapely body than I originally possessed and I 

knew it was due to the pregnancy. After drinking my fill, I washed 

my face and left the bathroom slowly. There was no strength left in 

me due to lack of food and the water I just drank woke up a hunger 

that could not be ignored. It was disheartening that I had to treat Tina 

the way I did but I just could not see anyone. If I had seen her earlier, 

I was pretty sure I would take my anger out on her and that would 

be terrible since she did not deserve it.

I opened the door of my room and walked out weakly, 

grabbing the walls for support whenever my legs shook. I was on the 

verge of a new beginning and the first step would be to quench this 

abominable hunger. I held the railings of the stairs in a viselike grip 

as I went down. Immediately I got to the landing of the stairs, Tina 

and Tola stopped the search they involved in and turned, nearly 

jumping out of their skins when they saw me.

“Amara” Tina gasped.

This was the first time she called me by my name since she 

discovered that I was Alex‟s wife and I was pleased by the timing. 

Now, I could confidently call her my friend. “Christ! You have 

almost killed me with worry” she jumped to my side instantly. “This 

is terrible! How can you be so inconsiderate in your condition?”

“Thanks Tina” I managed weakly as I bent from extreme 

hunger. “And you too Tola” I whispered, remembering that I heard  her worried voice, minutes ago. “Thanks for your concern” I 

swallowed. “I am terribly hungry though” I smiled weakly at Tina.

She jumped to action right away, going into the kitchen and 

working with lightning speed, condemning my actions like a mother 

as she worked. I sat in the kitchen with her, contented to hear her 

angry words. Tola hung around, not saying anything. I smiled softly 

at her and relaxed against the backrest of the chair with my eyes 


A plate of Indomie was placed at my front faster than I 

imagined and I attacked it like a hungry lion. As I ate, she took a 

large piece of chicken from the microwave and put it on my plate. I 

ate like I have never eaten before and the rich aroma of piping hot tea 

drifted to my nostrils and my desire to eat increased several degrees. 

She placed the steaming cup before me and stood back to watch me 

eat. I grabbed the cup instantly, taking a careful sip before continuing 

my meal, muffling my thanks between mouthfuls.

After draining the last drop of tea minutes later, I could 

confidently say that my hunger had been quenched.

“Why did you lock yourself in?” Tina asked with a 

disapproving frown.

“I was charting a new course”. I smiled at her confusion and 

stood up, walking out of the kitchen with Tina at my heels. “By the 

way, where is Alex‟s mistress?” I asked unconcerned as I made for 

my room. Tina followed me, probably to make sure I did not lock 

myself in again.

“She went shopping” she responded.

I nodded with my smile still intact. “I would take my bath and 

get dressed. I need you to follow me somewhere. Are you free” I 


“Of course. Where are we going?” she asked as we entered my 


“We are going shopping”. Her eyes widened.Tina and I left the house and returned hours later with several 

heavy nylon bags. She had insisted we take a driver but I was not 

interested, the idea of walking around was more appealing to me and 

we later got a taxi to bring us home, due to the weight of the bags. 

The bags were filled with clothes, and definitely, more than half were 

baby clothes and toys. I hadn‟t been able to leave behind a single 

baby thing. Lisa assured me that there was more than enough money 

in the credit card and I asked her to teach me how to use it which she 

did eagerly. We bought the clothes from a cheap store and I found 

myself smiling genuinely with thoughts of my child floating around 

my head. 

ApaApart from buying baby things, I had decided to harken to the 

words of my parents by buying some suitable clothes for myself. I 

bought mostly gowns which were free from just beneath my bust 

because this would conceal my tummy effectively. The clothes were 

so beautiful and I could not wait to try them on. My three days 

indoors made me come to the conclusion that my parents had been 

right after all. I couldn‟t stick with Alex. Despite my dislike for the 

word „divorce‟, I was forced to see the reality of the fact that there is 

no future for Alex and me, because even if through some sheer 

miracle, I forgive him for all he has done, I would never forget, and 

the pain would hunt our relationship till the end of my days. Right 

from the time that Alex told me I was nothing more than a betting 

competition to him, everything called love that I felt for him died 

instantly, replaced by hatred which grew with each passing minute. I 

only have my child, my parents and myself; the earlier I accept that, 

the better. There is one other person who loves me though; I smiled 

at Tina, grateful to God that she is with me.

“Why do I have the nagging feeling that these clothes look 

more than what we actually bought?” she asked with a frown 

I smiled and changed the subject. “I am happy you finally call 

me Amara. At least, something good came out of locking myself up 

in the room” I said as we entered the house.

She scoffed “The only thing you achieved with that is putting 

your child at risk. We need to go to the hospital to have you properly 


I laughed. “It is not that serious. My little baby boy also agrees 

that the fast was necessary” I replied confidently.

She snorted as we entered the house.

“Where are you coming from?” Alex‟s voice rang out silently. I 

glanced over at the couch and saw him looking at me. Lisa was lying 

on the chair with her head on his laps, feeding him crackers. My 

glance did not take more than a second and I continued up with 

stairs without a word, pulling the bags of clothes along.

“Are you deaf? I said where are you coming from?” he 

repeated with more authority. 

“Are you blind? You have eyes, use them” I returned as I 


“Are you talking to me?” he boomed with surprise showing in 

his voice. I turned to look at him squarely and Tina quickly got out of 

the way.

“Are you daft as well as blind? Of course, I am talking to you. I 

see no reason why I should owe you any explanation for my 

movements. Need I remind you of the words of the very same 

agreement we signed? I am allowed to do whatsoever I feel like in 

this house. After serious thinking, I have decided that the agreement 

is probably the only sensible thing that has happened to me ever 

since I met you. Secondly, I greatly hope you keep the credit card you 

gave me loaded with money because I am a pregnant woman who 

would need a lot of cash to keep up with the demands of 

motherhood. That should not be a problem since you seem to possess 

more money than brain. The former Amara is gone. She died three days ago. You better not mess with the woman standing here, 

because if you do, you would taste the wrath of a woman‟s scorn.” I 

paused to catch my breath and continued calmly. “I am the woman 

of the house here and I expect my demands to be met. If you find that you would not be able to cope with me and want to grant me the divorce I asked for earlier, I would be more than happy to sign the divorce papers, but be rest assured Alex…” I smiled “… that I would destroy your life just as you destroyed mine before I leave you alone”

“You threaten me?” I asked with a softly deceptive voice which made him sound terribly dangerous. 

I smiled sweetly. “No sweetheart, I do not threaten you; I promise you”

I turned and marched up to my bedroom, leaving them stunned and speechless. When I finally sat on my bed, I realized that 

Tina was looking at me like I had grown four heads. I smiled.

“Mr. Alex does not take threats lightly” she said, looking agitated.

I nodded. “I am not expecting him to” I said. “Thanks for your help today Tina, I am totally exhausted” I sighed. “Yes! I have something for you” I declared and she frowned.

I checked the nylon bags and saw the one I was looking for. It was a nylon filled with clothes. I gave it to her and her eyes widened. 

“This is for you” I grinned happily.

“No” she gasped. “It can‟t be for me.” She gasped more when she checked the clothes. While we shopped, I had noticed her eyes 

hovering dreamily over some clothes and I had taken note. In order 

to pick out the clothes and some more without her notice, I had sent 

her to get me something, picking the clothes behind her back. “I can‟t 

possibly wear these” she seemed close to tears. “And they are really 


I smiled affectionately at her. “Oh Tina, come on. Do you know the magnitude of what you have been doing for me? A truck load of clothes would not be able fully appreciate your help. When I needed 

a friend, you were there”

“But I did not ask for anything in return”

“I know. I just noticed that you loved these clothes and bought 

them, besides, you deserve more for putting up with my insatiable 

choices today without complaining. Here” I gave her another nylon 

which was just halfway full. “For Tola. I don‟t want her getting jealous. She was also worried about me earlier, so she deserves it” I smiled.

She thanked me profusely and the excitement of having clothes 

took over her. I saw sadness flash in her eyes and became curious. “It is just a shame that I won‟t be able to wear them anytime soon since I 

have to always be in my uniform” she explained.

I had totally forgotten about that little piece of detail. An idea popped into my head and I grinned. “We would salvage that 

situation now. Follow me” I stood and charged out of the room with Tina following in confusion and agitation. I could hear Lisa‟s angry 

voice screaming at a silent Alex and I smiled, knowing that I was the subject of discussion. I got to the sitting room and Lisa fell silent as 

she glared at me.

“Yes” I began. “Remember, I told you I would be taking charge of some things as the madam of the house? Well, I am about to change something. I just bought some clothes for my dear friend here 

but noticed that the uniform she is mandated to wear would restrict her from putting on the clothes and I won‟t have that. From today, I 

put an end to the uniform. The girls would put on anything they feel like, but for moderacy, they would be restricted to putting on gowns. 

I just decided to let you know” I said with an air of indifference, ignoring Tina‟s gasp.

“You must be joking. Who do you think you are to enforce laws in this house?” Lisa yelled with her hands furiously jammed to her 

waist as she tapped her feet, standing pensively.

I glanced at her like a piece of pest. “Last time I checked, I wasn‟t a comedian. And whenever I talk in this house, you keep your 

filthy mouth shut because I am the only one with the legal rights in 

this house, not you. You are nothing more than a concubine or a 

mistress who is enjoying the privilege of being in this house. Now, 

shut your mouth because I am talking to my husband, not you and I 

won‟t have you interrupt my speech” I shifted my eyes to Alex. “The issue of this uniform is not up for discussion and has been settled 

because I have given my approval” I faced a pale-faced Tina. “You 

can go Tina, inform Tola about this and I wish to see you both 

changed with immediate effect. The three of us would go shopping 

tomorrow to select more gowns for you both” I said finally and 

walked up the stairs with my head held high.

I stared at myself in the mirror in disbelief. I could not quite 

believe I was the one in the mirror. Tina had helped relax my hair 

and now, it fell freely and softly around my shoulders, with a gentle 

glow. The gown though was a sight to behold. Though simple, it 

hugged my upper body perfectly and the flare which began beneath 

the bust was more than enough to hide my growing tummy, making 

me look like the sexiest pregnant woman alive. I laughed at the 

vague thought and wondered why on earth I hadn‟t agreed to this in 

the first place. Having good clothes was effectively driving away my 

sadness, making me forget my pain and regrets; I only hoped the 

feeling would last long because if not, I would continue to buy 

clothes to keep this feeling in place. I smiled in remembrance of my 

cheeky behaviors yesterday with Alex and Lisa. The stunned 

expressions which had taken over the two had been a sight to behold. 

Even after a hundred years, I don‟t think I would be able to erase 

their shocked faces from my memory. It was still a surprise that I had 

actually pulled it off but I guess you never know what you are 

capable of until you are faced with challenges.

I gave myself one last glance and turned away from the mirror. 

I knew that Alex hadn‟t left for the office, and if my calculations are 

right, he would be eating breakfast right now with his beloved 

mistress by his side. I opened the door of my room and stepped out. 

As I walked down the stairs, I met Tina, bringing my breakfast, 

obviously to my room.

“Good morning Tina” I greeted.

She opened her mouth, unable to close it for a few seconds. I 

instinctively knew what she was gaping at. “Woow” she gasped. 

“This gown was definitely made with you in mind” she breathed. 

"You look divine".

I grinned. “I know, I was also gaping when I stared at myself in 

the mirror”

“And it is just a simple gown. What would you look like when 

you put on those outing dresses? I always knew you were a 

spectacular beauty.”

I grinned. “Now you are flattering me. If you were a man, 

ladies would fall for your sweet tongue”. Just like I fell for Alex. That 

thought was inevitable and it deflated my high spirit like a 

punctured balloon. Tina noticed this and her smile vanished. 

Mentally shaking myself, I looked at her. “Thanks Tina, from today, I 

would have my breakfasts on the dinning, along with everyone. I 

should stop adding to your work load. Besides, it would be fun to sit 

on the same table with my husband‟s mistress” I smiled.

She frowned. “Are you sure you know what you are doing 

Amara? This new tactic might backfire and I am scared you might get 

hurt” she said softly, looking worried.

“I am already hurt Tina, what more can anyone do? No one can 

do more than what has been done already, and as long as that does 

not happen, I can handle anything that comes my way” I murmured.

“For your sake, I hope you are right”

“I am, stop worrying Tina. By the way, I am not the only one 

looking pretty, you look absolutely stunning today dear friend” I said 

with a wink as I walked down the stairs.

“All thanks to you” she returned. I held myself from 

responding as I drew closer to the dining and tried to gather 

momentum. I saw Alex sitting at the head of the chair with Lisa 

beside him looking angry. She looked just as angry as she looked the 

previous day and I smiled brightly as I got to the table. Alex and Lisa 

looked up and seemed to freeze on their seats. Alex held his cup of 

tea in the air, and the cup nearly dropped from his fingers in shock. I 

felt it as their eyes traced my body and my smile deepened. This 

should be an interesting morning! 

"Well well" Lisa squeaked softly. "I guess the village tramp is 

now trying to fit into society" she murmured angrily.

I inhaled deeply, completely ignoring her cos I really did not 

have time for her today. “Uhmmmmm…” I sighed. “Something 

smells nice” I said with a dreamy look on my face. I walked to Alex 

and was terribly irritated when his eyes roamed my body, lingering 

on my chest, but I hid my irritation behind a fake smile. I got to Alex 

and suddenly bent to plant a firm kiss on his cheek, stunning him 

and drawing a sharp angry look from Lisa.

“Good morning dear husband” I said with excitement ringing 

in my voice. I glanced at Lisa. “Good morning mistress”. None of 

them answered and I frowned dramatically. “Awww… didn‟t you 

both enjoy a good night's sleep?” They looked at me impassively and 

I shook my head and looked pitifully at them. “That is a shame. I 

actually had a very nice sleep, the best I have had in a long time by 

the way, and a wonderful dream to go with it” I smiled gaily. I sank 

onto the chair on Alex‟s left and picked a plate and served myself. 

Eating fried eggs did not seem like a good idea because I have 

noticed since I got pregnant, that I always ended up throwing up 

afterwards, so I opted for taking bread and tea only. I moaned softly 

in appreciation when the rich beverage slid down my throat and Alex 

looked up instantly.

Lisa cleared her throat and sat as straight as a stick on her chair 

and murmured something under her breath then faced Alex. 

“Sweetheart?” she called.

“Yes baby” Alex answered distractedly. I continued my meal as 

though there were not there. 

“I had a talk with the wedding planner last night” she began.

“You did?” Alex seemed tense.

“Yes. All the decorations are in order and the baker is working 

on the cakes. The wedding gown I chose has been purchased and 

would be delivered soon. I think everything is in place. I want the  wedding to be grand and not look like a shabby sitting room 

wedding” she declared.

“No one would dare wed you in a sitting room baby” Alex 

responded. "You are way too precious for that".

She laughed. “Thanks baby... Obviously. Only village dropouts 

get married in such manner” she said triumphantly.

“At least, the village dropout gets a wedding. You won't be 

getting any” I said calmly as I chewed on the bread.

Tina faced me angrily. She had obviously been trying to get me 

angry with her comment and my calm statement got her infuriated. 

“Oh? Is your imagination playing tricks on you? We are getting 

married next week, if you are nice, i might invite you so you can see 

what a real wedding should look like” she said sharply with a cynical 


“Oh sweetheart, sorry to burst your bubble, there won't be a 

wedding, not next week, not next year, not in the next life, do you 

understand?” I returned, focusing fully on my meal.

“There won‟t? And what would you do to stop the wedding 

uhn?” I could hear her tapping her feet angrily under the table.

"Yes. How do you plan on stopping it?" Alex added and I noted 

his increasing anger in the taut lines of veins in his strong hands.

“Oh me? I won‟t do anything; in fact, Alex would definitely 

stop the wedding by himself” I murmured with a deepening smile.

“What the hell are you talking about Amara?” Alex asked.

“Never mind” I dismissed and stood up. “Well, I have to go 


"Sit down. You would explain the meaning of this nonsense 

right now tramp" Lisa yelled.

I raised my brows. "The next time you call me that, I would 

personally show you how villagers deal with people like you. 


I stood up from the chair and walked into the kitchen. Tina and Tola were in the middle of a discussion when I entered the kitchen. 

“Hey ladies” I greeted with a smile.

“Good morning Miss Amara. Thanks again for the clothes” 

Tola said hastily.

“It‟s nothing, besides, we are going to get more today” they both grinned and I had the feeling that I had won Tola over. She looked freer with me than she has ever been and I liked it. The less 

enemies I had, the better. “Ok, are you both ready?” they nodded frantically and we set out.



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