………………… We walked backstage the normal hustle and bustle was going on. People running round checking things and making sure everything was ready. I opened the door to the wardrobe room with Lukas walking behind me talking details about the contract I still hadn’t signed with the underwear company.
“bout damn time” I stopped at the sound of Heidi’s voice
“Yeah come on how slow is the driver you have?” Miranda laughed
“Oh my god… oh my god… oh my god” I squealed running at both of them the three of us were bouncing up and down and laughing all hugging each other. “How…? Who…? When…? Oh god” I hugged them both tightly again
“See Chris I told you someone was going to be here to lace you up didn’t I?’ Lukas laughed I turned round and looked at him
“You’re awesome” I hugged him
“Well you’ve bitched about being stuck with all of us so…”
“Do the guys know?”
“No we thought we’d make it a surprise for all of you” He smirked “I’ll go tell them they need to come get changed” he walked out
“So come on when did you do the dirty with him” Miranda laughed
“Oh god” I turned red
“It was today wasn’t it” Heidi narrowed here eyes at me I looked up to the clock on the wall
“The last time was just over an hour ago” I groaned now can we drop the subject I walked to the counter and pulled off my jacket
‘Well she’s not walking funny” Miranda giggled as the door opened and the guys walked in. There was a shriek from Heidi as she ran to Alfie their lips locking faster than a jail cell door on the drunk tank on a Friday night.
“Er I think we’ll” I pulled a face and grabbed my outfit from where it hung on the rail And grabbed Miranda’s hand and pulled her out to our dressing room with Kerion and Pete close behind . Pete scribbled Do not disturb note and tacked it to the door to the wardrobe room. Miranda was hugging Kerion.
“So when was this arranged?” I said sitting down in front of the mirror and beginning to put my make up on. Miranda Started to straighten the skirt’s ruffles absently.
“Well I got a call from your old phone early yesterday” she looked at me through the mirror and I thought it was weird but I still answered it and Well let’s just say it’s a good job I was still in bed because it was Chad” she was giggling “I thought it was one of you playing a trick on me but then we spoke and he spoke to my parents and well 3 hours later we were on a plane heading here” she grinned we got here and that Lukas guy came and picked us up from the airport and asked if we knew how to tie a corset”
“Nice conversation” Pete smiled
“Yeah remember Kuwait” I looked at him
“Oh yeah Reba” Kerion laughed stripping off his hoodie and pulling on his T-shirt
“What?” Miranda scrunched up her nose
“Well USO you sort of have the bare minimum of people to help you and none of the guys could tie my corset”
“Dan could untie it” Pete called out as he picked up a set of drum sticks and started his normal taping before the gig
“Hang on you could all untie them” I sighed ‘anyway Lukas found a solider that could do it only when she told us her name it was Reba”
“Oooo not fun”
“No brings it right back all over again” I took the tea that Kerion offered me
‘She tell you about the Marine that slipped his number into her pocket?” he smirked
No” Miranda looked at me
“Okay I think we’ll finish all this over lunch tomorrow” I laughed getting up “Okay you two either need to leave the room or turn round”
“I’m getting changed and I can’t use next door can I” I sighed
“Fine we’ll go annoy the others” they both got up and walked out I stripped off my shirt and picked up the top and turned to let Miranda lace it.
“Okay now it’s just the two of us what the hell’s been happening school was on a virtual lock down when the pictures of you wearing that ring came out and we got invaded by press?” she tied the ribbons off “I mean one minute it’s all you and Chad and then next it’s you and Kellan” She sat on the counter as I pulled on the skirt and the boots.
“The thing with Chad was the night I got the picture of Dimitri and Reba I lost it we all went out to a club and had a little too much to drink” I shrugged “I ended up kissing Chad in the elevator”
“Wow him and Kellan you are my idol” she grinned “did you?”
“No I passed out but I slept in his bed” I pulled the brush through my hair “the rest was us screwing with the press that’s all”
“Well he has a soft spot for you” she smiled “You can tell when he talked about you”
“He knows more about my past than anyone” she raised an eye brow “Not that I don’t want to tell you guys it’s just hard and he’s been there when I’ve lost the plot a few times… but the whole bands like that I mean they booted Elena to the curb for us” the door knocked
“Chris are you decent?’ Ryan called through the door
“Depends what you call decent” Miranda laughed before could say anything the door opened Miranda shut up and got the glazed expression
“You like the surprise” he grinned
“Hell yeah” I nodded
“Good we have to crash your dressing room”
“A pipe burst” he smiled as the others walked in Miranda was beet red Chad walked over to her
“You must me Miranda right?” all she could do was nodded
‘Oh I love you” I looked at him “Someone that can finally shut her up” he started to laugh.
“Well I wanted to make you smile and I wasn’t banking on someone beating me to it” he chuckled
“Yeah and you’d given us enough shit about missing the girls” Dan smiled ignored him
“Thank you” I put my arms round Chad and hugged him
“You’re welcome” he looked round “Okay where’s Alfie?”
“Banging the ass off his girlfriend” Miranda blurted out making everyone laugh
“See she fits right in” Mike smiled hip checking her
“Hey no picking on her because she bites” I wagged my finger at him
“Hey Chris” Lukas called from the doorway “You’ve got some guests” he stepped back and Kellan walked in
“Oh damn” I heard the gulp from behind me
“Hey Breath girl” Ryan laughed standing behind her and rubbing her arms
“Dude ass prints on the shower door” Pete called out
“Hey” I Gibbs slapped him
“Ow…. Chris I was just saying” he smiled Kellan walked over to me and looked me up and down
“Wow and I thought you were hot when you… he looked round at the now silent room “Well you know” he flushed a little
‘Oh that’s not even the hottest outfit” Chad butted in
“Thank you” I groaned. Miranda Slid on to the arm of the seat next to Kerion not taking her eyes off Kellan
“Damn, I'd let him bang me like a screen doorin a hurricane” She whispered a little above a whisper I looked at her and started to laugh. “Oh I said that put loud didn’t I” she slumped down next to Kerion and his under his arm.
“You’ll have to excuse my best friend she left her brain on flight over here” I laughed. I was in a room with some of the people I’d known the lest amount of time but understood and supported me more than people I’d known for years………………..