Schooling Mr Bass – Chapter Eight

Catch up on the last episode; Schooling Mr Bass – Chapter OneSchooling Mr Bass -Chapter TwoSchooling Mr Bass -Chapter ThreeSchooling Mr Bass – Chapter FourSchooling Mr Bass – Chapter Five Schooling Mr Bass – Chapter SixSchooling Mr Bass – Chapter Seven



“Are you for real?” Jamie asks her,

“You didn’t have to come all the way here for that” Samantha opens the door wide for her friend to come in

“Are you kidding? For this kind of juicy gist, I would cross the mountain and seven seas, tell me again what happened” Jamie enters, plops on the chair and stares at her friend.

“Well, he saw me and then followed me, went all pompous ass on me and of course, you know I never liked that and…”

“No tell me the part where he kissed you?”

Samantha thins her lips “ Well I was telling him to get out of my way and he just grabs me and kisses
me… Arghhh! I was so furious, so.. I slapped him, you should have seen the look on his face, he was shocked… I guess he never gets that reaction from his lady friends and I am not even his friend, I do not like him, in fact I find him terribly annoying and he doesn’t like me either, he is such an egocentric bastard, and what did he think, I would just swoon and kiss him back….noooo!!! not me, I slapped him and shoved him out of my way… he is crazy, what the hell was wrong with him, typical man… and I hate typical men.. what was he thinking? walk up to me, draw up his chauvinist attitude and when I don’t bulge and apologize he goes… kiss her, she becomes a jelly?… oh I am glad I reset his brains”

Jamie was looking at her “Okay let me get this straight, my $3xy ass rich boss grabs you and kisses you, it doesn’t matter for whatever reason he did that but he kisses you and all you could think about is not to kiss him back but to slap him, literally… I mean those lips, that face and that body pressed to you and instead for you to melt..yes I said melt, don’t look at me like you… you push him and you slap him… oh dear lord, give me water, I want to faint… no fan please” she touches her head and then neck… “No’’ she gets up and touches Samantha’s forehead and her neck, Samantha hits her hands away

“Stop it Jamie, you sound like a loved sick deranged puppy”

“No I really need to check because…wow Samantha..he kissed you…and you walked out of there with both your legs standing straight. I would buckle, I would grow weak and I would ask for more”

“Good thing I wasn’t you. I still have my senses intact”

“So you really didn’t feel anything …?” She docks as Samantha throws her a throw-pillow, she laughs

“Don’t be silly Jamie, really? it’s been how long know, you should know I wasn’t even remotely interested in men for a bit now and Mr Bass is the last man on earth I would ever think off…’’

“You know he asked around for you”

“Yeah he mentioned, and you mentioned and what did he want ? to pay me for my work…well he can shove it up his rectum”

Jamie sighs “I miss the old you, you used to be nice, warm and sweet”

“Yes and had people like Christopher run a mile with me no!… I know who I am and what I want, and bending to the whims and caprices of men, especially men like Mr Bass is something I would never do. Imagine he had a female companion for the evening and yet he comes after me to prove his point that he was angry and needed to sort it out with me? What a laugh..he has no respect for women and I made him see that, maybe those women don’t value themselves but I do and if any man treats me anyway I don’t like, boss, friend, colleague, father, even lover, I would put them in their place, I am sure Mr Bass got that loud and clear… he would stay clear away from me”

“You will end up alone baby, men like to dominate and be on-top..well I like being on top too sometimes” she laughs, Samantha shakes her head

“Well it’s my life, and who cares if that’s how their biological makeup is, no man would be the boss of me in my personal life and way” her phone rings

“work?’’ Jamie asks

She shakes her head “It’s Saturday, I don’t work on Saturdays but it’s Mr Shelton ..give me a second Jamie”

Samantha gets up to answer the call

“Yes Mr Shelton, good morning , how are you.. oh I am fine. Thank you sir. Okay..wait !what did you just say? Sir, I would rather not. Mr Shelton, okay fine I would go by and i would put one of the staffs on it sir, okay.. you too” she hangs up

“What’s wrong, you look like you just had an annoying call, what happened ?”

“Who do you think , Mr Bass happened” Samantha frowns throwing the phone to the chair

Jamie laughs “Blast from the past, Sam… you are definitely on Mr Bass’s radar, good or bad I don’t know but honey, I would love to see how this ends”

“Not funny Jamie, Mr Shelton asks me to go by the Bass industries, something about me planning his charity event, well I have told him that I would go by but I would not be the one in charge, we have good capable hands and they can handle it. I don’t know the kind of devil juice Mr Bass is on but I believe he is out to get me to be angry…”

“Oh girl take it easy, and try to not spill another coffee on him okay… he was spitting fire for a week”

“Well, I have water, I would put it out and make sure he drowns in it”

Janie is smiling “Hmmm”

“What is that supposed to mean, hmmm?”

“Oh nothing, it’s just that I am wondering why he asked for you specifically’’

“Maybe to show me that he can get what he wants when he wants and how, he is Mr Bass alright, money talks , bullshit works”

“True that”

“Well I am Samantha Brookes, he would have to learn how to be schooled in proper mannerism, my mother didn’t groom me up to take shit from pompous assholes like that”

“True that”

“Whose side are you on anyways? My side or his side?”

“Oh me? I am on whoever wins side and on my side, sorry love, I would come and give you moral support but, I love my job, so I would give you a hug and a kiss to your cheeks MWUAAAAH!!!, let me know what happens okay but for my sake and for every woman’s sake… if he kisses you again, take one for the team and kiss him back, we that aren’t privileged to be kissed by him would tap into it through you”

“Get out Jamie”

“Yes I am going. I love you Sam”

“I love you too”


Samantha didn’t think she was coming back here ever again, but just like the devil rearing up its ugly head, My Bass shows up ..

It was bad enough they had a disastrous working they would cause another world war if they happen to work together again, Well she wanted her own peace of mind…so she would let him know she was going to put another person on his event

“Good morning Miss Samantha” Todd says as she walks in

“Good morning Todd, it’s been awhile.. I am here to see Mr Bass”

“I know ma’am, I am here to take you to him”

“And where is he?’

“At his residence “

“Why isn’t he here “

“I am just doing my job”

“I was told that Mr Bass would be at his company and that is where I am to meet him and if he isn’t here then I would leave”

“No one works on Saturdays ma’am and besides he asked that I bring you to his residence so that you can have a meeting there”

“Well he should have thought of that before fixing a meeting. Please kindly put a call across to Mr Bass and let him know that I am here , and if he doesn’t come here as he had fixed I would go home’’ she tells him, Todd is taken aback… “I Can’t do that ma’am I –”

He stares at her for a few minutes, unsure on what to do, no one had ever refused to go meet Mr Bass, how does he tell him?.

Then his phone rings…


“Yes sir?’’

“Has she arrived?”

“Yes sir”

“Are you on your way?”

“No sir”


“She erm..she erm sir I mean” he trails off

Samantha rolls her eyes and takes the phone away from him “Good morning Mr Bass, Samantha brookes here “

“Samantha Brookes, I do believe my driver told you that-‘’

“Mr Bass, you had called Mr Shelton to fix a meeting with me and it would be in your company office by 9am. On a Saturday morning, which ordinarily should have been my free day, you should know that since your company isn’t open on a weekend but you choose to disrupt mine, yet again as usual, in any case, I have agreed to meet with you and I get here, 8:45 and where are you? at home doing God knows what and then you ask your driver to take me to your residence? What am I? Your booty call?  Mr Bass, again, you forget that I will not be ordered, not by anyone or even you. That being said… please we should meet when and where you have originally stated. This is 9am already and in the next thirty minutes I would be going home and I would please ask that you do not contact my boss again, there are a few others that can do what you require, it doesn’t have to be me”

“Miss Samantha Brookes you will not-“

She cuts the call and gave the phone to Todd..

“I am going to be here for 30 minutes, and if Mr Bass doesn’t miraculously show up I would leave” she says going to sit down

Todd is staring from her to his phone and then back to her.


“Did she just cut the call on me?” Jake Bass stares at the phone, he wished he had her number to call her and shout her head off, but he didn’t. How dare she give him an order, him, Jake Bass take orders from a woman? No way

“Hello Todd” Bass says as Todd picks “Kindly tell Miss Samantha that if she doesn’t follow you as I have ordered I will place a call across to Mr Shelton and she may not like the outcome “

Todd is away for a few minutes , “Hello Sir? Erm… she said you can go ahead, it wouldn’t be the first time to be fired by her Boss for no just cause”

What in the world?’ he frowns holding the phone tight

“Tell her that she wouldn’t be able to get another recommendation to work in another place, and that I would make sure that she is miserable “

Another few minutes

“She says you have about 25 minutes left Sir”

“WHAT NONSENSE!!!’’ Bass shouts

“I … I am sorry sir”

“Tell Miss Samantha that , I will not spare her arrogance, tell her that…”

“sir I am sorry but she says you bark more than you bite and that you have 24 minutes left and that sir am so sorry I really don’t want to deliver the rest of her message to you sir”

Jake Bass is fuming.

“Fine tell her I am not coming” he cuts the call

First she undermines his authority, while they were working together, then in front of his guests and staffs, and then now his driver…

Ohhh Samantha brookes, he squeezes his phone ..

Well to hell with her, he wasn’t going. If she doesn’t come here as he has commanded he isn’t going. He would just get another person to run point man for his charity event.

Who the hell does she think she is.. Because he kissed her? A kiss he regretted and she slapped him.
Oh he was going to show her why he was called Jake Bass and no woman alive can make him bend his rules or give him orders..

He wasn’t stepping a foot out of his door, it was hell with her. For her punishment, let her wait, get tired and leave .


“9:30 on the dot” she says getting up

“Okay Todd, let your boss know that I have left and he should please do well to not call me again, he can call the office directly and speak to Shelly if he needs someone for his event’’ she gave him a card..,

“please call me a taxi”

Todd nods

He escorted her outside, flagging a taxi and she enters “Have a good day Miss”

“And you too” she smiles turning away as the car pulls away

Another car pulls up a second apart, Bass comes out , Todd was so surprised he does a double take

“Sir ..erm Mr Bass I thought you said, erm…”

“Where is the ingrate?”

Todd frowns, “She just left sir..”

“Where, what direction?”

“A red Taxi with a billboard sign of a cliffhanger on it, down south… about 1 minute ago”

Bass enters back into the car and takes the same route, if he was lucky he would meet her before she disappears


Samantha alights from the car, pays her fares and walks to her door, she opens it and gets in, shutting it behind her

In less than a minute, she receives a knock, frowning she takes off her shoes and removes her jacket…
she wonders if it was Jamie, it was only Jamie that knew where she stayed, she didn’t have much friends and she had never invited them over, or maybe it was one of the neighbors ..

Knock knock knock

“Be right there “ she says going to the door, if it were Jamie she would have bellowed at the top of her voice for her …

As soon as she opens the door she had shock registered on her face, then she peers outside and then back at him, then she frowns “ Where did you come from?”

“From my car apparently”

“What are you doing here… and did you follow me and why?”

“That is not important..”

“Right. Mr Bass we were supposed to meet at your office which you changed rather suddenly and I do not like last minute changes, especially when I am not pre-informed. Then you went ahead and said you were not coming but I gave you 30 more minutes by waiting. It is now few minutes before 10,  think by right, the meeting has been cancelled so… why are you here, I think it’s called a crime when you follow someone to their residence without informing them”

“Look Miss Samantha, I do not appreciate that you refuse orders, I mean what sort of woman are you, so what if I changed the time and meeting place it still doesn’t mean anything”

“Oh it does Mr Bass, in my books”

Such feisty attitude, he shakes his head

“Well, wouldn’t you invite me in Miss Samantha, I think it’s highly inappropriate that I am standing here and having your neighbors peep out their windows and doors. We can discuss why I wanted to have a meeting with you” he says looking around as a few heads popped out

Samantha smiles ruefully, and here he was again, throwing orders , he doesn’t learn

“Mr Bass, you called for a meeting and you alone disrupted that. I dropped a card with Todd, your driver, you can call the number on it and speak with Shelly, she would attend to you”

“I do not want to speak with Shelly or whoever she is… Mr Shelton had told me you are top of his best team and you will be the one to be in charge of my event, Mr Shelton and I have already agreed and I am paying him a lot of money for the organization and a tad more. So Miss Samantha, would you invite me or should I invite myself?” she didn’t say anything, he takes a step forward and she stops him with her finger, shaking her head

“Mr Bass, if you want to have another meeting with me, call my office and book an appointment , I would check my schedule and I would get back to you ‘”

“You must be out of your mind if you think I would do that” he thunders

She laughs “No you must be seriously insane if you think you can boss me around” she nudges him backwards by poking her finger to his chest, as soon as he stepped back she smiles “Have a good weekend Mr Bass and if you knock on my door, I will call the police and tell them I have a serial stalker at my door”

“Miss Samantha I will not allow yo-‘’

She shuts the door on his face, he hears it lock twice.

He squeezes his fists in anger, ready to bang on the door, but people were staring … he puts on a fake smile, adjusted his suit, walks back to his car and drives off

If she thinks he was going to do that, she was mistaken.

Why the hell does he even have to use her for his charity.

She was rude, annoying, she was very unladylike, talking to him that way, no respect

Admit it Bass, she ruffles your feathers..

Damn it !!

He hated her

DAMN IT!! He swears again



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