LAND OF NO RETURN
A SHORT STORY
“President! President!! President!!! She
screamed at the top of her voice. She
needed to discuss some issues
her with her school fellowship
She was sure everything will work out
soon as she discuss with him. She ran
towards his direction and never
calling on him.
Solomon heard someone calling him
afar,he stopped and looked back. With
the look on the face of the sister
him, he was sure everything wasn’t
with her.. She caught up with him,she
was panting and sweating…
“Good evening sir, I am sorry for
disturbing you sir, I just have some
issues I need to discuss with you sir.
My name is Aderayo sir, yes I know
don’t know me, I am just a member
“Okay,sister Aderayo, well,you are not
disturbing me,its my duty to listen to
every member of the fellowship. What
the matter? Is it a discussion we can
through while standing? Solomon
“No sir, its quite long. I know its late
already,it is almost 6pm,but sir I
have rest until I say it out”. Aderayo
replied almost in tears.
Solomon thought for a while and said.
“Alright then, let’s sit over there
(pointing to alog of wood not far off)
“I am all ears sister Aderayo”
“I will try to make it snappy sir”, she
replied,trying her best to compose
herself. Aderayo narrated how she had
always being molested by her step
ever since her mother got married to
when she was just age 12. She
how she was forced to take an oath
to tell anyone.
Aderayo lost all the courage she had
kept the molestation a secret,now as
undergraduate,she has been finding it
difficult to avoid se.x,she is never
until she meets with a guy at least
times a week. She became addicted to
that she self-serviced herself when
is no guy in view. She found it more
difficult to stick to a guy because she
never satisfied…. Aderayo ended her
amidst tears and asked for a way out..
She needed to be free….
Solomon listened to all her story
interruption,as the fellowship
president,he had heard a lot of
stories,he is always there to help them
overcome their problems.
“Hmmm, I am so sorry for all you’ve
passed through sister Aderayo, don’t
worry,since you’ve come unto God to
for a way out,He will definitely help
The first step is,you need to become
more dedicated to God’s work. I will
you to always attend the
fellowship,during the week and
too.. Make sure you answer the altar
next week during service.. Join a work force and
everything to God”. He paused and
continued, “the Lord will see you
through, let us pray….
“Wow! Sister Aderayo,I am so happy
your activities in the house of God, I
extra sure God is happy with you as
well,just keep up the good work. The
song you took today was really
powerful,and everyone was touched. I
the presence of God in our midst as
sang”. Solomon praised with all
“Thank you sir,all glory belongs to
God,and I am very grateful for all
assistance,may God reward you”.
replied,joy written all over her face.
“All thanks to God sister, just keep
holding unto Him alone. He will
you abundantly”. Solomon added.
“Who is that? I am coming! Solomon
shouted as he heard a knock at the
of his a room self contain on a cool
evening… “Ha! Sister Aderayo, how
you doing? Please come in…….. I
“All is well sir, I just brought you
food sir,and to assist with some
“Food! Wow,that’s so thoughtful of
you,thank you. But there are no
left. I have done them all in the
morning,thanks for the kind gesture”.
“Okay then,just take the food, I will
for the plate tomorrow”. Aderayo
responded and left before he could
“Sister Aderayo,thanks for coming,
you’ve been bringing me food for the
past one week, I am suddenly
lazy to cook these days. Thanks for
assisting with my chores as well.”
“It’s nothing sir, I jst chose to, its my
own way of appreciating you”.
*her days were numbered, and she
this was the last chance she has to
complete her assignment. Her charms
were enough to make a man fall,but
Solomon is just so stubborn and full
the spirit. But then,she must fulfill her
mission… Aderayo drew closer to him,
held his gaze and pushed him to the
single bed in his room. Yes! This was
Solomon lost control of his body as
felt warmth on his lips…
“God! What have I done Why am I
stupid Ha father I am sorry… Ha!!!
God!!! Why?? Why me God Why
I have to fall O Lord? Solomon
as he recalled all that happened ten
minutes ago. He can’t believe he just
se.x with Aderayo. What was he
She left immediately after the
incident,leaving him more troubled…
would he face her in church
It’s been two weeks and he had not
her around,both in church and
He forgot the incident and continued
the Lord. He won more souls and
everyone looked up to him. He was
“Doctor! Please will he be alright? He
keeps loosing blood..the more blood
takes,the more he looses. Doctor I am
scared”. Solomon’s mother cried as
watched her only son turn into a
skeleton before her. After being
home from school,he was yet to
“Madam, he will…. *he was cut short
Solomon’s fast and heavy breathing…
before he could stabilize him,Solomon
breathed his last.
*The news. Of Solomon’s death spread
around the campus like wild fire,
everyone wept for the gone hero…
good words were said about him,
everyone believed he went to heaven,
was the only consolation they had.
school fellowship pillar has gone*.
“Where am I? Why is everywhere so
What’s happening? What am I doing
here? Somebody answer me!!!!!!!
*there was sudden lightness,and he
man in white..sitting on a bright
“So-lo-mon! So-lo-mon!! So-lo-mon!!!
Why did you forsake me? Why did
allow yourself to be tempted? Why
you allow the devil to mock you?
you forget all my teachings! Why
you sinned against the Holy Spirit?
“Ha! Father! I served you all my life. I
won souls to your kingdom. I never
departed from your words. I was a
to all. I preached the gospel
and anywhere. I was a force to reckon
with. I healed the sick in your name.
dead came to life .. Father,how have I
“Solomon, yes you did all these in my
name,and heaven rejoices over every
you won. But you gave yourself to
You committed fornication,and all you
did was to cry. You never confessed
sins before me or men. You forgot
it all. You stood on my altar with your
sinful body. You saw temptation
and you didn’t flee….. Aderayo was
sent to destroy your ministry, because
you have caused havoc in her
Don’t you know the devil is always
around,waiting for the perfect time to
strike?. He waits for the fall of men
you,who are threats to his kingdom.
always alert for loopholes,and you
“Aderayo took time to get into
you allowed her. She destroyed you
the covenant you had with her.. Or
you forgotten every intercourse is a
covenant? If only you had confessed
and repented fully….. Solomon…..
“But Father! You saw it all! I cried! I
regretted it,why should I confess
You were there! God! It was just
never did it again!
“Yes! I saw it all,but all I wanted was
your confession, you kept it all to
yourself.. It was once,but that was all
devil needed to nail you. Solomon!
have sinned against the Holy throne…
you have committed all sins,for if you
defile one commandment,you have
defiled all…. Go away before me you
sinner! I do not know you….
*immediately,Solomon saw beasts
coming to get him,he was being
into the lake of fire. He cried the
and begged God for forgiveness.
Save me!!! Have mercy on me!!! I am
sorry! I never knew there was more!! I
served you all my life! I won souls for
you… Help meee!!!!!!!
No!!!! Solomon screamed and sprang
from the chair he was relaxing in the
office assigned to him as the
president… He was sweating…
“President, I hope all is well? it was
“Yes,all is well, replied Solomon.. (He
can’t believe it was all a dream)
“Okay sir, someone is here to see you
she said her name is Aderayo,and she
said it is very urgent. Replied Moses.
Solomon looked at him with eyes
open and screamed… “What?!!!!!!
Temptation may come at anytime,be vigilant so u wont end up in devil's snare
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i like dey story is touching may God see through Amen2016-07-14 04:07:57
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i like dey story is touching may God see through Amen2016-07-14 14:04:15
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