ANCIENT SECRETS CONTINUES……
With some measure of pomp and grandeur, Urenma was ushered in to see Nshaa. She could tell Nshaa had worked out a scheme to win her to his side and she was glad to let him try, knowing that won’t budge her. She laughed them to scorn when the court of the elder gods welcomed her as a queen and hundreds servants bowed in honour to her. Ntani who was in the court was shocked to behold that sort of uncouth attempt to win Urenma to their side. Urenma scoffed at them and dismissed their scheme instantly. For as long as she was concerned, she was no queen and certainly not to Nshaa, a god whose evil side she had come to see clearly. When Nshaa came out to meet her, the court hailed him as a god king. Urenma was turned off and riled up at the sight of that, she thought that whatever had taken hold of Nshaa meant business.
To get his attention and that of those in the court, she destroyed the beauty of the court, but as quickly as she destroyed it, Nshaa restored it. However, that worked to get Nshaa to give her attention; like a thunder bolt Urenma’s voiced resonated, “Nshaa you are no god king! The river world is for the twenty gods to rule and administer. The lands and people on earth were given to you as trust territories by the council of gods; you don’t get to make decisions alone. Quit deceiving yourself and your followers!” Urenma was brave and feared nothing. She stood her ground and dared whoever might challenge her in combat. Beside her Ntani stood, saying no word. Urenma was higher than her in rank, so she let her do the speaking, and more so, Ntani did not trust herself. She knew if she was to speak, she would immediately begin to fight because she had a fiery temper. Poised for battle, her eyes darted about the court for any movement against Urenma and herself.
Nshaa knew Urenma was in a fiey mood, so he allowed her to burn her anger with words. When she was done Nshaa stepped down from where he sat and shouted with great authority, “The river world! Behold your queen! I give her back to you after she was taken from me and demoted to a princess of the gods! Many centuries have passed, but I have not forgotten. Urenma, I give you back the memories of your old life”.
Urenma shouted and fell to the ground. With their hearts in their mouths, all who were in the courst, waited for her to wake up.
Urenma was a ruthless and fearsome god queen who ruled beside Nshaa over three thousand years earlier. To bring the memory of her old life back could have in calculable consequences on both the river world, the world of mortal and the kingdoms in the sky.
The council of gods had decided to take the memory of her old life to save her from the evil which sought to swallon her; and demoted her to a princess of the gods. Over many centuries she proved to the gods that she had changed for good.
However the gods were not confident to give her back the memory of her old life.
They all gathered to swear that her memory shall be kept away from her, for all of eternity. But Nshaa who ruled with her as her husband then had broken the oath of the gods and he knew a war was coming; the sort of war even gods spoke of in hushed tones. Nshaa was evil and ruled with an evil queen Urenma. To end their wickedness, the council of the gods demoted them and stripped Nshaa’s position from him and took him to a lower world. Where he served as a mere servant. But with time he was restored to the position of an elder god. However because the council of gods did not trust him, they put him in charge of the river world with other nineteen gods. But somehow, Nshaa subdued them all and made himself the head god. His intention was to return to his lost glory.