Cold But Charming – Episode
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My eyes were wide with confusion, how is this
I side glances at Sam who quietly shifted her
weight from my laps and stare at both my face
and the taxi man face,
Ofcourse, any one would call him my dad
cause of the striking resemblance..
I thought I was going mad, my throat inches
so bad as the taxi slowly pulls to stop..
I sat sprawled in my limb body,
this feeling as if the air had been sucked from
my lungs …
No he can’t be real, he was only in my
imagination, he was just an illusion from my
mind, maybe I’ve started to see ghost right
Ever so slowly I push my palm against my
chest to support my racing heart…
I couldn’t think any more, I was in panic …
At the sound of my heart snapping in my chest
I realise I might actually go into shock at any
moment, I felt another moment of dizziness as
My vision become so blury, i try opening and
closing them so I could see clearly..
This time Sam calls to me quietly, I glance
sideways at her and frown,
Her eyes was full of battling emotions as she
gestured with her head
“there” she said softly
Then did I realise the back door was already
wide open and there stood a man in his early
I stare back at Sam fearfully..
“God he isn’t my dad Sam, my dad is dead
and buried, it can’t be ”
My face was tear stained as I sat there feeling
so disrupted, I couldn’t move, I couldn’t think,
it was like the whole world is going against
me, just me,
I lick on my lower and upper lips repeatedly as
I gulp back pains,
It can’t be possible to start seeing ghost when
am not even dead yet, i need to focus, it can’t
I suddenly felt Sam hands on mine only to
realise she was already standing outside.. I
inhale deeply still unwilling to accept it.
. I allow her pull my hands from and out of the
Now standing so tall in front of him, I couldn’t
believe my eyes…
His eyes were overcome with regrets and
sadness which were too numerous to
calculate… the veins on his face as he blink
God he was real, looking so old and skinny
than I’d ever remember, his hairs almost
covered in Greys
“God it’s you dad”
I moved towards him and shakily touch his
my heart still throbbing inside of me.. My mind
was covered in thick dark clouds and my whole
form felt as if it had been shred to ribbon…
I was trying to understand what he was
thinking back then as well as his reason for
“but dad why ” I said softly..
I was trembling, fidgeting like I was just thrown
in a cold weather of 290 C degree..
I couldn’t do anything but cry as my knees
gave out on me, I knelt hugging his left leg
while he patted my back as we both loose
ourselves into the mass of desolation.
“I was a weakling Steve, how I wish I was as
strong as you are, I had to fake my death
cause of people’s constant humiliation of
it took me long to realize I should have put
those I love right ahead of my weakness,
instead i wasn’t man enough to face it, nothing
is as good as staying physical to fight ones
instead I choose to fake a death by leaving
you guys, I’m so sorry Steve… Please find a
place in your heart to forgive me.. ”
I could feel Sam heated hands as she pat my
back, it was then
I realise, dad was actually right, there no need
of getting angry at him…
I shouldn’t blame him cause I was about doing
exactly the same stuff he did..
I wasn’t intending to face my problems,
instead wanted to walk right to death by
leaving the people i love…
This woman who’s supposed to be the reason
why I should live, this woman who is looking
up to me to protect her, I wanted to leave her,
my family, my friends all because of a mere
threat, dad was right..
I release him from my hold and
sniffed, Cleaning up my teary eyes i look
straight to his brown eyes and smile
he is indeed my dad..
“I forgive you old man and I miss you so so
I clear up the tears on his face as we hugged
“thank you son, I miss you more,”
He clear his tone, and yeah i was fast to realise
it was because he saw Sam … I released him
from my hold
“and who is this geogeous highlass, who is so
spotless and fine son”
.. I wrap my hands around sam waist and drew
I glare sideways at her and smile,
she was indeed a geogeous highlass, she
met my gaze and blush…
God I love this woman
“Dad, she is the woman who stole my heart, I
love her so much, I could hardly breath ”
Dad laughed, I can’t help but smile too..
“Sam meet my dad, Mr G.G,
Gideon gold, and dad, meet my princess miss
Samanthan Lewis, her dad owns the company
I work in”
Dad was smiling all the way as he drew the
ever shying Sam closer and hugged her,
He released her and smile..
“you have my blessing dear, you are so
“thank you sir, it’s nice meeting you” Sam
Torrents of emotion shook through me,
Seeing Steve cry with his dad was the most
emotional sight of all.
I nearly blink back tears myself
Now as I watch both father and son exchange
conversation, relief flickers all over my face as
I felt really happy that Steve was able to find
I stood just a few feet away, watching Steve, I
realise he takes after his good looks from his
I wonder how his mum and sister would look
like, the family must have such good looks,
So fine and elegant..
Few minutes later Steve holds on to my hand
after exchanging goodbyes pleasantries with
We took another taxi..
“why Is he not coming with us Steve ”
“yeah, I would pick him up at this spot tonight,
I think he’s ready to face mum and my sister
too, I told him to go prepare”
We get back to the company with my dad and
mum awaiting their open arms to me,
“hi sir, hi ma” Steve said as we entered into
my dads office…
I hugged my dad tightly
Now in my mums arms who was blinking back
tears, looking at me as though she wouldn’t
believe what she was seeing, I was smiling at
“Sam my dear, oh God my daughter Is smiling
I eyed her lifting up my brow,
“what do you think mum,”
She laughed and hugged me more, I side
watch steve who chatted a little with my dad
about his missing secretary, he excused
himself and was about moving towards the
door when I stopped him…
I move so close to him as our lips was just a
mere inches apart, I spoke softly and felt the
way Steve was looking at me surprisingly and
side watching both my mum and dad..
I shifted his gaze to me, as he was now staring
straight to my eyes…
” Steve, pick me up tonight okay, I want to
meet your other family,
Not caring whether my mum and dad were
looking.. I hold on the collar of his shirt slightly
and wrap my arms around to hug him,,
“okay I will”
I released my hold
“so were are you going now”
“to the police station, any news about her I’ll
call you, make sure your phone is on”
“dont kiss me Sam your parents are watching,”
he spoke quietly..
I smile and glance back at mum and dad
whose mouth were wide open as they watch
“am walking Steve out, I would be right back,
I squeezed a smile with the way they both
nodded at the Same time,
I hold my hand with Steve, as we walk out the
We were walking down the empty hall when a
lady suddenly raced up to us…
I stepped in front of Steve before she could
slam her tiny body to him..
She staggered and stop..
“Hi cindy” Steve said..
She was blinking rapidly with her double long
eye lashes, she recognizes me instantly and
“hi” I turn and stare back at steve,
“I’ll be expecting your call” I lean over and
kissed him slightly..
I eyed her once more with the saying that….
Hope you know he’s mine
I turn on my heel slowly and left for my dad
Seconds later my worst nightmare surfaced,
when the door suddenly clicked open and
there uncle Erik walked into the office with a
sharp glittering knife on his hands..
His smile was horror.. And right there my legs
trembled so bad, I feel like fainting..