Lineage: Fiction by Odoh Diego Okenyodo

Inalegwu felt for the reassuring lump on his trousers made by condoms in his pocket. He prayed to be allowed not to use them tonight. If only Agnes would give him a child, he could divorce his wife Ada. A car’s headlamp momentarily lit the muddy street. As far as Inalegwu’s eyes took him, the puddle was in control. But his scrutiny was pleasantly interrupted by a signpost: “Kusul Brothel.” Inalegwu leapt sideways when the car came splashing mud past him, its tyres making fizzing sound in the...
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