Options n Upshots

Options n’ Upshots – OE #1

Welcome to the first season of this story! You can call this the Options season. This follows the tale of Miss Glori Vanderpuye, the housekeeper of the Dawson household. Prepare for a crazy little journey! “Madam, please, I’m going to bed now.” “Alright, Glori. Have a good night! I’ll see you tomorrow morning, okay?” “Yes, […]

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Stalling For A Fool

Stalling For A Fool #1

Soooooo, Makafui is back with another brief series! This is a 3-part one, so.. enjoy the first episode! It’s Friday evening in Legon, the school where sleeping on Friday night means you’re either single or you have a morning exam on Saturday. (As uncommon as the latter sounds, it’s true.) If you live in any […]

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I Am So Fond Of You

I Am So Fond Of You #1

Here’s the short, sweet love story I decided to begin the month of April with. I hope this tale of Buenortey and Ansomaa makes your quarantine period interesting!! It was about 5:11 when I woke up. On the plastic chair next to the bed. Chale, not the most comfortable of nights. I think I had […]

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A Fitting Solatium

A Fitting Solatium Ch 1: Should’ve Had It All

As announced, here is a new mini-series on the State, y’all! More characters to love, like, despise and not care about. Hahaha! Anyways, the inspiration for this came from a pretty famous case (if you’re a professional law student, you’ll definitely know which case it is by the end of this chapter). I’m trusting you’ll […]

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Superhero Down

Superhero Down Pt 1

So, we’re kicking off the month of March with a new story! And what I like the most about it is, it’s not my story! As you’ve already seen from the title, this is a special from Makafui, who is an avid fan of the State, and it’s an honour to have his work featured […]

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Compassion!

Compassion! #1 – Consideration

It was five-thirty on a Friday afternoon. Jennifer locked the door to her house, and walked along, humming to herself as she prepared for the meeting at church. She opened the door to her Honda CR-V and drove off. A young, vibrant woman with a passion for God, Jennifer was the secretary for the main […]

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Where's My Little Boy

Where’s My Little Boy? Pt 1

So in a few days, season 2 of Meet The Dolphynes will arrive. And it is going to be pretty dramatic this time around. Definitely looking forward to 6th December to see what’s gonna be happening with Dabar’s favourite family for the next few months. In the meantime, though, here’s a mini-series from the Original […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes EP1 – Welcome To The Tribe

It’s been a long time coming, this series! And it’s finally here! Take a seat, or whatever, and get prepared to delve into the lives of this humble little family… wait, sorry, they’re not a little family, actually. You’ll see what I mean. Get prepared to fall in love with some of the characters, be […]

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Long Journey

Long Journey 1 – The Last Fight

 A tale of adventure, drama, betrayal… “Here’s the money I spoke about,” Chris said flatly, tossing the wad of cash onto the center table. Evelyn eyed him evilly. “What are you talking about?” “Look, I’m not in the mood for games right now. We already spoke about this. That’s about enough for you to go […]

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Of Voices And Vermin

Of Voices And Vermin #1

The day has arrived!!! After soooo long, your MCM is back with the series thing. It shall be an interesting one. Captivating, riveting, all the brofo you can think of that applies to this. Shout out to all my Naija people, by the way. Henson, Chiderah, Angel, Sylvia, Helen… God bless your country!! I wanted […]

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Start Over?

Start Over?

“Um, Marcus, could I see you for a moment?” “Sure,” he responded, excusing himself from the group gathering of his friends as he followed Allison outside the building onto the car park. The place was still packed with cars, as it was only about thirty minutes since service had ended. The place would only really […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S4 EP6 – Oh, This Water Seller!

Uh-oh. This title doesn’t seem to bode very well for Toby. What in the world is goin’ on? “Aniyah! How are you, honey?” Dropping her bag on the chair by the door to Barnie’s office, Larissa walked over to Aniyah, who was seated on the couch in the office. “I’m okay,” she answered simply, wrapping […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S4 EP5 – Let’s Try This Again

Another day, and the journey continues. Hopefully, this issue between the two young lovers should come to an end right here and now. Let’s see… “Hey, Selasi! Good morning!” “Good morning, baby boy! How are you? And what’s with the early call?” “Oh, I’m good, I’m good. Just got to work and uh, a lil […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S4 EP4 – Sankofa

We continue with the ongoing story. We know how crazy things are getting with Toby, but what’s going on with the others? We need to know, so let’s find out… And in case you’re not a Ghanaian and you’re wondering what the title means, don’t worry. You’ll see its meaning in the story… “Well, that’s […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S4 EP3 – Toby v Delphine

Back to the action, and as you can tell with the title, some major drama is about to go down!! Prepare yourselves, coz something crazy is about to happen! Standing at the balcony of the fourth floor of the hostel, Delphine had a stern look on her face as she stared into space, various things […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S4 EP2 – Patriarch’s Day

Well, we had quite an interesting introduction to season 4, didn’t we? I bet we’re itching to know what comes next. For this episode, though, let’s have some downtime. It’s the big man’s day for this one. “Alright, honey, you can come down now!” Stretched out on the Dolphyne matrimonial bed, Daniel smiled as he […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S4 EP1 – What Have I Gotten Myself Into?

Boy oh boy! After such a long break in May, the Dolphynes are back!! Unfortunately, though, this is our final season with them. Sigh. I’ve done my share of crying, chale. It’s been quite a journey, and unfortunately, this is the last round of episodes with the squad, but I trust y’all have enjoyed yourselves. […]

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Emunah

Emunah Ep 4: There’s No Place Called Home

When I finally looked at him, I saw the relief pour across his face. I smiled inside for a brief second, and then I steeled myself for the utter chaos that was to come, the heartbreaking disappointment he would face right before he left this earth. As I dragged him up, I saw the look […]

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Emunah

Emunah Ep 3: Father?!

It’s been two days. These have been two of the longest days of my life. For two days, I have not been able to look at my son. On the first day, we went much faster than we should’ve simply because I would not stop moving. The servants spoke and Isaac spoke, but it was […]

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Emunah

Emunah Ep 2: Let’s Talk About Trust, Shall We?

 “Isaac! Come yonder! The mountaintop is calling! Come, let’s jump together! One! Two! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH…” OUCH! “Son, get up.” “Father, tis earlier than the normal time we go out into the field. Is something awry?” “No, son. Nothing is awry, but something is afoot, and we must go early.” “Yes father. If the hour is to […]

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Emunah

Emunah Ep 1: Faith Is…

“Abraham!” “Here am I.” “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I shall tell you.” **** This is why I can’t sleep. I am not a man that is prone to […]

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Emunah

Emunah Intro: Why?

It’s been so long, but the break is over now!! So many cobwebs around here… looool. Well, your man has been tied down with academics, and now that he’s sorta done, it’s time to get back to the State! So before we prepare to say farewell to our beloved Dolphyne family later on this month […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP13 – Smooth Wrapz Is Open 2

And here we are! The final episode of the penultimate season of the beloved MTD series! We’ve already seen the good vibe it’s sorta ending on, but there’s still quite a lot more to be seen, so… let’s complete this! “Diamond my love! That was a fantastic speech!” Larissa gushed as she stretched her arms […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP12 – Smooth Wrapz Is Open 1

So season 3 ends with a good thing. Diamond’s little business is opening up, and we get to see the build-up to it! Of course, a lot is going to happen in the midst of all this. So let’s get into part 1 of this… “Ah! Edem! Are you seriously saying this? Really?” “And what […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP11 – Mute

So, we carry on with this tale. Toby’s realized his error, we’re hoping for the best for Aki, and don’t forget that Diamond’s business is still under works. Oh yeah, and some brewing somtin with Edem. We should see something about that soon enough… “Hello?… Yes?… Massa, massa, goweyu! Idiot!” Oscar ended the call and […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP10 – Black & White Sunday

So from last season, it became obvious that Delphine wanted Toby in a certain way. And it’s pretty official, she got her wish. What’s next? Oh, and we’re surely hoping for the best for Aki, too… It was 6 am on Sunday morning. In room 101, Toby was just about stirring from his sleep when […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP9 – All Yours

Time to close out the month of May with the latter part of this season. So, as was mentioned the last time, your wonders about Toby and his little dalliance with Delphine will finally be answered. Let’s go! “Ah! Seriously?” “Yes oo, Toby. The man was keeping Maabena as a side chick all this time, […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP8 – Saturdays Are For Weddings

I dunno why, but this just happens to be one of my favourite episodes! And thanks to the current state of affairs, I get to put it out on a Saturday! Let’s dig in… “Yesu adi nkunim… over Satan power… Messiah adi nkunim ooo… I’m an overcomer…” Koda’s ‘Hosanna’ song was on full blast as […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP7 – Tears and Talks

So episode 6 was a pretty thrilling one, with us witnessing Toby letting go of his self-control and kowtowing to the seductress that is Delphine. We’ll see what happens with him later, but in the meantime, let’s find out the repercussions of what happened with Oscar… Taro Street, as was usually the case on a […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP6 – This Ain’t Right, But…

So y’all have probably been wondering what’s happening with Toby. Yeah, he’s been low key, but you’ll know what’s up with him today. Let’s get into this one! “So Aki’s home now?” Kwame nodded. “Yeah. Still recovering from the surgery. At least, it was a success. So the chemo follows afterwards. If the cancer hadn’t […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP5 – It’s Complicated

So the journey continues. As far as Adelaide is concerned, she’s in a pretty sticky situation, isn’t she? And poor Oscar hasn’t got a clue what’s going on… Edem stood outside the gate of the Dolphyne house, fiddling with his phone as he waited for Diamond to come out.  After some conversations and check-ups, Selasi […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP4 – A Certain Prophecy

So a lot seems to be going on with the young adult Dolphynes. Everybody’s got their relationship issue. And yeah, there’s the Aki issue, too. Let’s see what’s happening with that… “Awwww, my sweet little doll! I’m so happy to see you before you get into that theater!” Akinyi smiled at Kwame’s phone screen. “My […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP3 – Room 401

After that intense episode, it’s time to get back to the family and all the wahala ongoing… “What’s wrong with Maa?” Serwaah asked in concern as she moved closer to her parents on the couch. Her father held close to his chest a visibly upset Larissa, who was still quite shaken by the visit to […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP2 – My Life Is Messed Up

The meeting between Larissa and Aniyah comes up. Time to see what is gonna occur between them… It was 8:37 as Larissa arrived at the Legon Police Station. A grim expression was on her face as she stepped out of the car and locked it while walking towards the entrance. In the spacious and well […]

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Meet The Dolphynes

Meet The Dolphynes S3 EP1 – Tough Times

Well well well!! It’s been quite a long time, hasn’t it? But hey, Dabar’s beloved little tribe is back for season 3!!! So as you already know, season 2 had quite a crazy ending. The main arrows being that of Aki’s cancer diagnosis, and most of all, Aniyah brutally murdering that awful guy Adamtey (I […]

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Tales From The Word

#7: Delirant Reges

It was midnight. As you’d expect, many homes in Egypt were silent, as households had retired to bed for the night. Exhausted after a regular busy day. Ensuring those slaves did the work they were supposed to do. Just like any other day, the parents of each household made sure their young ones were tucked […]

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Tales From The Word

#6: S.M.H.

I found this new teacher to be… interesting. I mean, it’s not like I really admired him or anything, but there was something intriguing about him that I wanted to get a deeper insight into. From a personal perspective. So I sought him out, approached him and invited him to my home for dinner. I […]

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Tales From The Word

#5: What If Jonathan Was There?

IMAGINE IF JONATHAN HADN’T BEEN KILLED BEFORE DAVID WAS MADE KING, AND THE WHOLE BATHSHEBA ISSUE CAME UP? HERE’S WHAT I FATHOM WOULD HAVE ENSUED IF DAVID HAD TOLD HIS CLOSE FRIEND ABOUT WHAT HE SAW… David sat back in his chair, eyes glazed, mind still focused on what he had just seen on his […]

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Tales From The Word

#4: How Embarrassed He Was

As Haman walked back to his abode, head covered and red with humiliation, he kept wondering to himself: How the heck did this happen? How could I have been so embarrassed today? I should have been honoured in the most extravagant of ceremonies. How??? … It had all started when he found himself in the […]

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Tales From The Word

#3: It Is Too Late

Helez held on to the tree for dear life, shivering as he tried his utmost best to withstand the torrential downpour. He was already freezing as his body violently trembled. It had been raining heavily for the past four days, with no pause. And as he clutched tightly to the tree, thoughts spun through his […]

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Tales From The Word

#2: Love Over Laws

‘Oh, hallelujah! Hallelujah! Praise the Lord!” the lady shouted, hopping about in extreme ecstasy. We were all witnesses of it, and although we weren’t jumping about like her, we were all just about as excited as she was, considering all she had been through since we had known her. At the time I was born, […]

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