An Obedient Servant
Melvin is a farm labourer. Olivia, the farmer’s oldest daughter cannot stop humiliating him. A bush war starts between the whites and majority Africans seeking self-rule. Melvin becomes a guerilla. Olivia gets captured by guerillas. They meet again. Melvin now has a chance to exert his revenge. Why does he save her more than once from death? More shocks lie in wait for Olivia. More
Set in the pre-colonial Zimbabwe of the 1970's,the story is about Melvin, a farm labourer, and Olivia, the farmer’s oldest daughter who cannot stop humiliating him. While the bush war rages between the whites and the majority Africans who are seeking self-rule, both Melvin and Olivia get sucked into it. They meet again. Melvin is now a guerilla and Olivia has been captured by guerillas. Melvin now has a chance to take his revenge but yet saves her more than once. The war carries its shocks; Olivia ends up in Mozambique where her love for an enemy soldier gets her pregnant. When the war ends Olivia is rich, divorced and has a beautiful daughter. What more can she want? But there is something she yearns for and will fight to get by revealing her ace card - the secret from her past.