Aku becomes devastated when she finds out the true intentions of her father's friend,
Osumanu. He always rescues them from debt, pays Aku's school fees and provides for their family. But unknowing to Aku, he has an agenda. Aku's dreams of going to Senior High and the university are shattered when she is given to Osumanu as his wife. After a week of starving herself, she realizes that she can't simply allow her dreams to be crushed just because of her father's terrible decision. She eventually manages to run away from Osumanu's house, but her woes continue as she is forced to live a dangerous life on the streets.
Author: Francis Sackitey