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Today we were fetching our Results and to be honest I'm scared scared of the unknown. What if I didn't make it..? What if I won't be accepted at University of Johannesburg..? I can't seem to take my mind off the results. I'm supposed to get married... To whom..? No one..! Hell I ain't marrying any Prince whom I'm not inlove with. But what if he's Kamva's fiancée...? Yes Even thought he's not I'm not marrying him. I hope either way it's not him. That would be awkwardif it's Kamva's fiancée Ofcouse. How would that sound... No I wouldn't betray my sister in that way. It's not worth it. Even though I would be sacred I won't allow mom to sell me. That would bring misery upon me. It is outrageous that the King chose me out of all those girls. Yes I went there but I didn't want to be chosenI still have bigger dreams to focus on. Being an Advocate. My inferiority is Kamva's happiness. I want to see her happy I want to make her proud. I want to take her out if this hell..! Marriege is certainly not for me (Sighed) Well... Atleast not now.


Kamva:"Advocate..!!! Advocate wake up we have to go fetch water" she said that shaking me


Me:"Mmmh Wait a minute Kamva I'm tired" I said that pulling the covers to cover my head only to be pulled again.


Kamva:"Ngithe Vuka"(I said wake up)


Me: (Waking up) "Your such a boring person indeeddid you have to be so boring"


Kamva:"We need to fetch water and don't forget your fetching your results today"


Me: (Groans) "Worst day of my life Did you have to remind me"


Kamva:"Like it or not we have to accept it but I believe in you (Smile) I know that you made it"


Me:"Don't give me that hope it's scary Come let's go"


I said as we walked out holding our buckets


Kamva:"I'm telling you the thruth your a genius"


Me: (Laughs) "Yeah right"


Kamva:"What would you do if Mom forces you to marry the Prince..?"


Me: (Looked up to her) "Do you really want to know...?"


Kamva:"Well... Yeah"


Me:"I don't know"


Kamva:"What...?


Me: (Sighed) "I don't know what I would do" 


Kamva:"I don't want you to get married eitherI want you to follow your dream"


Me:"Me too... I have a lot to do. I want to be an Advocate"


Kamva: (Smiles) "I know I wonder who's the Prince your supposed to marry"


Me:"Didn't you hear when they pronounce the Kingdom...? I asked Confused Ubekephi


Kamva:"No I was at the toilet I think"


Me:"Oh!" I can't tell her what if it's her Fiancée..? Even though I won't marry him this would break her. Knowing that your Fiancée us supposed to chose someone who is a virgin while you're not


Kamva:"So Wich Kingdom is he from..?"


Me:"I didn't hear a clearly so I forgot"


Kamva:"I understand"


Me:"Well Yahh"


Kamva:"Let's get going your walking so slow"


Me:"It's your who walk so slowly Kamva ayy"

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Nombuso:"Yewena Advocate we all know that the Xhosa Prince won't agree to marry you"


Me:"Pho ungitjelelani mina..?" 

(So why are you telling me)


Nombuso:"I'm just reminding youPhela you're not fit to become his wife. K'funeka abantu abane-Class"


Vumo:"Yeka umona Wena Ingani bakhethe yena. Kuncono ulitshitshi"

(Don't be jealousthey choose ger. It's better she's still a virgin)


Nombuso:"Mnx bengingakhulumi nje Nawe"

(I wasn't talking to you)


Me:"Aw'kahle Nombusouyathanda ukuziphatha"


Nombuso:"Pho Kunani...?


Me:"Yewena Nombuso we we see today if your as smart as you claim to be"


Vumo:"She's not going to get even a single distinction"


Nombuso:"Kusho ba..? Ay'wena Thula"

(Who said that..? Shut up..)


Esihle:"Mnx your so useless nje"


Nombuso:"I'll beat the shit out of you"


Me:"Mnx uligwala kanje"

(Your a coward)


Nombuso:"Mnx let me get going"


Me:"Hamba vele"

(Go!)


She walked away


Esihle:"Advocate how do you feel...?"


Me:"About..?" I was concerned.... I mean how do I feel..?


Esihle:"About being the chosen one Getting married to the Prince..."


Me:"NothingI don't want to marry him"


Vumo:"Why not..? He's every girl's dream I must say..?"


Me:"Not to me".


Vumo:"What are you going to do...? Run away..?"


Me:"if I made it I'm leaving"


Esihle:"To..?"


Me: (Smile) "Ngiya eGoli"


Esihle:"Kuhle Lokho ngik'fusela inhlanhla"

(That's good good luck)


Me:"Ngiyabonga" 

(Thank you)


Vumo:"Let me get going"


Me:"Go well see you at school Kamva Asambe" (let's go)


Kamva:"Ohk"


We Took our fully buckets and walked away


Me:"Why are you always quiet..?"


Kamva:"I don't want to be involved in your silly arguments besides you know I I am"


Me:"Oh Ohk let's go"

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Me:"Ma I'm going"


Ma:"Where are you going..?"


Me:"I'm going to school We're fetching our Results"


Ma:"Stop wasting your time your not going to the City of Gold"


Me:"Kodwa ma-"


Ma:"Aaat Advocate your Uncles are on their way"


Me:"Bazofunani..?"

(What do they want)


Ma: (Looking Up to me) "Bazokwakha ubuhlobo nabaswbukhosini"

(They are going to build a relationship with the Royalties)


Me:"Bazokhokha amaLobolo bangasebukhosini..?"

(The Royalties are going to pay the bride price)


Ma: (Smiles) "Yebo"

(Yes)


Me:"But mother I told you that I don't want to get married"


Ma:"Your getting married Advocate and it's not up for a discussion"


Me:"But mom what did I ever do to you to hete me like this..?" I spoke so Teary


How could she make such decision for me... I'm not ready for Marrige. I don't want to get married at least not now not yet! What about University..? What about my dream..? My soulmate..? No I'm not ready...!!!


Ma:"Your not going to Johannesburgthat would be a waste of time and money"


Me:"But I'm working at the field"


Ma:"That money is not enough..!!!"


Me:"Mama ungayenzi lento"

(Mom Don't do this)


Ma:"it's donelet me go"


She said that walking away


"Ungakhali dadwethu" (Don't cry my sister) that would be Kamva. Why shouldn't I cry...? It's better to let the pain go


Me:"It hurts Kamva (Sobbs) It hurts so bad"


Kamva:"Oh Advocate..!!"


Me: (Sniffs) "Why would she let me be why .. Kamva I can't marry him"


Kamva:"Let's run away"


Me: (Laughs) "That's so silly Kamva"


Kamva:"I'm serious I'm not joking let's run away Advocate


Me:"To where..?"


Kamva:"I don't know"


Me:"No I can't involve you in my previous Kamva... You have a wedding to plan remember"


Kamva: (Sad smile) "Yeah"


Me:"Kamva what's wrong.. don't tell me you cancelled the wedding"


Kamva:"No it's not that"


Me:"Then what is it..?"


Kamva:"I'm just worried about Zweli... I haven't swen him in a week and that's not him"


Me:"Maybe he's busy"


Kamva:"No Advocate that's not Zweli. He would have told me not disappear without telling me"


Me:"Come let's go cook before I leave Maybe Zweli Will explain everything"


Kamva: (Sighed) "Yeah maybe you're right"

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Esihle:"Oh Advocate I've passedGosh I'm going to Johannesburg"


Me:(Smile) "Congratulations"


Esihle:"Did you pass...?"


Me:"I'm scared to ger my results"


Esihle: (Laughs) "Come'on we all know your a genius. Ofcouse you have passed"


Me:"Don't say that"


Esihle:"But it's the thruth"


Me:"Ohk let me go then"


Esihle:"Good luck Even thought you don't need it"


Me: (Giggled) "That's silly"


I said that walking to the office


Me:"Uhmm.... ma'am I'm here for Uhmm... For my statement"


Ma'am: (Smile) "Oh! Congratulations my dear I will miss you"


Me:"Me too ma'am"


I walked out and opened it... Oh Gosh a Bachelor with 6 distinctions. I ran from school as I made my way home


Me: (Wide Smile) "Mama....!!!! Mama I made it..!!!


Ma:"Oh! Really"


Me:"Yebo Mama ngifuna ukuyofunda. Angikholwa

(YesI want to study. I can't believe)


Ma:"Your uncles are here"


Me: (Frown) "Kodwa ma ben-"


Ma:"Cha uyoshada" (Your getting married)


I thought she would change her mind


Me:"No no no mom ngifuna ukuya eGoli" 

(I want to go to the City of Gold)


Ma:"Awuyi lapho"

(Your not going there)


I turned to run away only to be held by my uncles


Me: (Sobbing) "Ngyekeleni ngifuna ukuyofunda eGoli"

(I want to study in the City of Gold)


Ma:"Awuyi lapho"

(Your not going there)


Me:"Ngyekeleni (Sobbs) Malume Ngyeke"

(Let me go uncle let me go)


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