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Flash Fiction: Chains

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Femi rarely got any time off work but on this occasion when he did, he decided to take a tour to Badagry. The tour followed the slave trade routes from the ‘point of no return’ to museums showcasing the worst in humanity.

At one point, the guide attempted to place a chain around his neck to support his narrative but the metal slipped off his hands and hit the floor, clanking loudly. At that very moment, Femi realized that he had an important call to make and two words were just enough to set him free.
‘I Quit’

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