Babylon Soldier

‚ÄčIkechukwu’s nose is broken and dripping with gooey red blood. Ikechukwu isn’t a boxer though. Ikechukwu has never even been in a fight since infancy, when Mimi snatched his cookie, babbled something and then hurried off in her wet diaper. Ikechukwu is also one of those fortunate few who have never been in an accident….


Although it was true of Edward’s family that ‘size’ had indeed informed their decision to relocate to No 12, Ladoja Street, in Bariga, this move had little to do with the plentifulness of his malformed head. It was, in fact, the leanness of his frame and the precarious condition of his needle-thin neck under the…