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Everest a bright and promising child was a cripple. His efforts to succeed and make a name for himself met with so much opposition. He was steadily drifting into depression as the one he was leaning on for support in life turned out to be the one eager to see him disgraced. As a victim of rape, in her teens, Amina became pregnant. All hell was let loose as her parents threw her out with the pregnancy. Her world was almost collapsing on her, but by a stroke of luck, her story that was to end in shame, ended in glory. Sandra had to move away from home to avoid heart ache and regain her peace of mind. This was when she found out that her heart throb was also dating her own mother and was about to marry her mother. However, her new found peace of mind was short lived as a bigger horror was waiting for her at home.
A lazy and irresponsible son that inherited his father's wealth and sets out to use it to humiliate and oppress the ordinary people. However, the table turns at last and he takes a full dose of the people's bitterness. Envy and jealousy come to the fore as an orphan Girl is the preferred royal bride instead of the daughter of the house. But God fights for the tailess cow always. A talented young man defies every advice in his desire to rise above everyone both living and dead. However, in the process he over reaches himself and has to pay a big price.
A chance meeting with a stranger raises Shade's expectations several notches higher. She is convinced this must be heaven’s answer to her constant prayers after her break up with Yinka. In her euphoria she lets down her guard once more. No sooner had she done this than she realized that she had made a huge mistake... A mistake that would leave an indelible mark on her for life. A village chief priest uses his position to oppress the villagers but in a twist of fate, his gods turn their backs on him... A string of bizarre events that occur in a house in Monkey village. The tenants realize only too late they are entrapped. They fight desperately to escape alive as more mysterious deaths occur.
Oh how some of them desperately wished they could turn back the proverbial hands of time to correct some of the wrong steps they took in the past...but sadly, they cannot. They had to learn their lessons the hard way. Some of them got their fingers burnt in the process and they are forced to live with the full weight and very harsh reality of their irresponsible actions... A recall of some past experiences in the life of different characters with salient life lessons and messages that humanity as a whole can profit from.
Here the emptiness and pretentious nature of man is exposed using the backdrop of a country that places little value on excellence but celebrates mediocrity. True to this play’s name, we have a crisis in our hands in the country, a crisis of gargantuan proportion yelling for attention and solution. An emergency that calls for all hands to be on deck, to checkmate this speedy erosion of our moral, ethical, societal values that has placed little value on human life.