"Do you take Angelina Adenike Walters as your lawful wife? " the minister asked.
"I do" he replied curtly, looking nothing in particular as his eyes void any emotions he was feeling.
The minister turned to the bride and asked, "do you take Nathaniel Xander Hugh as your lawful husband?" her heart skipped a little, staring at her unresponsive husband to be face before responding in a crooked voice, "I do".
"With the power of God, I declare both of you as husband and wife. You may kiss your bride" the minister pronounced.
Her stranger husband moved to her slowly, opened her white veil a little as he titled his head to the right side and she closed my eyes expectantly, waiting for his cold lips to hers but a gush of air passed through her face.
She fluttered and her eyes opened to know what was delaying him but she was left alone at the altar humiliated.
He left her.
She was just a replacement.
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