Renike, a partially paralyzed widow and her only daughter, Ladun, were leading their poor lives in Odifa town. Dipe, a young man who was in love with Ladun and felt that he was too poor to seek Ladun’s hand in marriage yet, was their only hope of company in the whole of Odifa. Things were normal for them as they struggled to survive everyday on remnants and begging for alms until Ladun went to the palace to collect food remnants.

Author – Abdul-Rasheed Lawal Rabana