Oyinda came with a couple of waiters, who brought wines and other alcoholic drinks and a menu for the friends to place meal orders, to the poolside. By then, Danny and Tolu had already joined Bolu and Lola, and two other couples had decided to join them. Oyinda greeted the new couples again, before pouring himself a glass of wine.
“Oh, this place is something… I keep forgetting that I’m in Nigeria,” he said, smiling at Bolu.
He noticed how Bolu’s smile didn’t reach his eyes. That was strange. Bolu was always so genuine. He looked at Lola, and he was sure now that she was avoiding his gaze. Did they know something he didn’t?
“You guys okay?” he rather asked.
Bolu looked at Danny, before giving Oyinda another glance and looking away.
“Where’s Temi?” Danny asked, instead.
“She’s in the cabin. What?”
“Well, this is a couples retreat. We’re all with our spouses. Maybe you should go see what’s up with Temi?” Danny suggested.
“She’s just tired. It’s no big deal. She wouldn’t mind me chilling out with you guys…” Oyinda protested. “Or, am I supposed to go to bed early just because my wife wants to sleep…”
“I think that’s the idea…
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