He walks, or rather’s marches stiffly towards my car, leans against the codriver’s side and peers in through the open window. He is in a trench coat with the collar turned up, khaki trousers and brown boots like those won by the United States Marines for those who watch movies.
Trump Tower" and "Dump the Trump."Sisters' March Nairobi. By now I am driving globe cinema roundabout and then up to Ngara where I speed down Murang’a Road towards Thika Superhighway which starts at Pangani. And he seems so calm like he has done this a million times.) Do you want me to kill you right now Daniel? Then I will drive myself to Donholm with your headless body bleeding in the seat I’m occupying right now. I start the car immediately and drive fast towards Ruiru because the last thing I want is for him to ask me to take him home to where my wife and children are. Me: (Laughing uncomfortably) I guess I’m just a normal guy. I will cork it, then I will slowly lift it to your head (points at my temple) right here and I will not even count to three. (He looks right into my eyes so severely I am downright scared now. I don’t even pause to ask myself if he really does have a gun. It takes me less than five minutes to drive from The Hood to the Department of Defence (Do D) gate where I find him waiting for me. I just see it from the comfort of a car as I drive by. When was the last time that the both of you played around like children? It takes him a whooping five minutes to conclude his business and get back inside the car. When was the last time you went to watch a performance at the Kenya National Theatre? When was the last time you spanked your wife’s ass? But the moment I step off the car, I’m hit by such a stench that I fall back inside. Before I go too far, let me dispense with the introductions. As soon as the request comes through on my phone, it is followed up by the next client’s call which I answer reluctantly. Me: Um, Charles, I was actually heading home to Githurai so maybe you could do me a favor and cancel your ride then request another one? Whereas his voice is authoritative and intimidating, his frame is a bit small. As he walks towards me, I notice that he looks different from his voice.