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24 Jan 2018

ECHOES OF THE PAST (Season 1,Episode 1)


No matter what you do in life, always know that life
itself isn't a bed of roses and doesn't always go as planned. Sometimes we don't deserve what life throws at us but we either learn to accept it or to
change it…

It was a beautiful monday morning. The sun had
risen and it's ultraviolet rays made the window panes shine brightly in it's reflection. The curtains
opened and behind it was a well furnished sitting
room. Everything inside looked spick and span
ranging from the tiled floor to the glass centre table, etc.

Mrs Laura Scott sat on the couch looking very beautiful in her pink long sleeve gown. Her hair was
covered with a black hair net and in her palm was
the television remote she constantly used in
changing the channel on the flat screen plasma television that hungg at the far right end of the

For the umpteenth time, Beryl kept running in and
out of the sitting room, looking very restless.

"Always running around every morning," Mrs Laura
intoned and bent forward slightly to drop the remote on the centre table. "You and Cheryl wake
up late only to start running around like helpless

"Mom!" Beryl smiled and moved to sit beside her,
then bent to buckle the strap of her blue stilleto
heel. She wore a light makeup which made her face
look radiant and calm. "It isn't my fault you know?"
The mother smiled amusingly. "I see, it's my fault,

Beryl's smile turned into a grin as she stood up and
picked her handbag from the side stool. She was
dressed in a blue short sleeve shirt and black skirt.

"Gotta go mom," She said and glanced at her gold
"Breakfast?" the mother asked.
"I'll get some from the office cafeteria," Beryl
smiled and bent to kiss her lightly on the cheek.

"Beryl?" mrs Laura called in a low voice just as
Beryl was about opening the door.

"Please make sure you have breakfast."

"Alright ma," She replied and opened the
door,stepped on the porch then shut the door
behind her. She removed her car key and walked
towards the black SUV that was parked beside a
blue camry. Soon she was speeding out of the
compound towards the high way to the office…
"Good morning mom," Cheryl greeted as she
descended the stairs in her pink nightie.
"Beryl just left, it's now your turn to run around,"
Mrs Laura said.
"She did? Oh no," Cheryl frowned and ran back upstairs.

"Any problem?" the mother asked.
"I'll call her," Cheryl shouted from the corridor.

Mrs Laura shook her head negatively and focused
on the television…
Beryl got to the office but just as she was about
entering, her phone rang but as she dipped her hand
into the bag to remove it, she bumped into someone.
"Excuse me," the person started to say.
"Excuse you," she interrupted. "Are you blind or
something??" she asked angrily but the person just

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