Chapter 3 — The Dynamics of A Triangle

We get an in depth look at the family dynamics in the Muujiza household.

Mapenzi explores her relationship with Mfariji, although hostile in the beginning, she eventually gave her a chance and accepted that there are things she can’t change and that acceptance was the best option for her family.

From dance lessons to lessons on etiquette, we get a bit of background on Mapenzi’s upbringing and how it has affected the daughters of the royal family.

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Chapter 2 — The Introduction To My Story

It’s been 13 years since the night her daughter was conceived, the night changed her view of life.

Our protagonist recalls the events that lead to her unfaithful deed; how her husband took a second wife, fathered a child with her and how they fell in love.

She draws comparisons to how her life was and how it is now, and how her
daughter is the greatest source of joy she has.

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Chapter 1 — 2006

A mother and wife in a polygamous marriage finds her-self questioning the societal norms of her community.

Her story beings with her battle against the misogyny faced by many of the woman in the town she comes from.

She shares her story not to alter minds but rather to reflect on her journey into womanhood; a journey that begins with the revelation of a big secret.

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