By Rabi Lawal
With gloomy eyes, by the left dim corner of her room, she sat on the floor and began talking to herself again.
Emily’s a fifteen year old girl who lost her father and brother in a car accident. She lived with her mother and stepfather before her mom died too. All she had left was traumatic memories which made her mentally deranged. She continued living with her stepdad who’s a detective and a silent psychopath. He maltreated her unjustly, hurting her physically and mentally .His wrongful practices towards her were abusive that all she craved was light, justice and freedom. She always made solitude and got lost in confusion and uncontrolled excitement. She’d scream and hallucinate all through the night after being tortured by her stepfather. She kept thinking of an elimination strategy but to no avail.
One night, he walked to her room pointing a gun at her,threatening her to do as he asked and that was when she fought back. With tears rolling down her eyes, she pushed him down and snatched the gun shouting “you won’t touch me now!” All she thought at the moment was her freedom from grief smiling, she pulled the trigger.