Jan: (facing Shaitan) I don’t know what’s wrong with the boy. Seven years he has tormented the girl and now he stops at once. It is not normal, right habibi?
Jin: (head bowed) It is as you say habibi.
Shaitan: (a red halo surrounds him) Why do you stop your duty. Even now your charge rests. She has done no evil for three months. Your bank is low.
Jinn: (lost as in a daze) I don’t care. I love her and I regret all the evil I did. She is an angel evil one, my angel. Do not tell me you have never been in love.
Shaitan: (twirls and thunders) Then you shall disappear as others who do not obey imp.
Inside a Sheikh’s house in Nigeria. Mallam Musa and his wife; distraught parents of Hauwa sit cross-legged before Sheikh Dara. Hauwa sits by the far corner en…