He said "I love you"

He said "I love you"

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a story about a girl named ellie james who begins to fall in love with a boy named ryan st.clair after parting from a recent relationship that eventually comes back to haunt her.
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a story about a girl named ellie james who begins to fall in love with a boy named ryan st.clair after parting from a recent relationship that eventually comes back to haunt her.

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Submitted: February 15, 2017

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Ellie James was a girl who was more focused on her education, her family and her friends than getting into relationships with people even though she had a few previous relationships. Her life was never the best she had a tough upbringing her parents always arguing leading to them splitting when she was in her early teens. She was always different, that was until she met Ryan St. Clair he was different he had something about him, he was cool, he didn’t care what people thought about him. They had some things in common like his parent had split up but he didn’t mind he never got on with his dad they clashed -they were like the same person it made I harder for them to talk or get on most of the time- every time they talked or at least tried to, so he just lived with his mum like Ellie.

Ellie and Ryan met in school one day they were in some of the same classes but they didn’t talk in the classes they were in together. They fully met due to a mutual friend one that they weren’t too fond of mostly because of the kind of person he was. He was an intimidating and controlling type of guy he would try and control what everyone done and what they said. He’s always been the type of person that people tried not to get involved with because no one really knew what he was capable off. The only good thing about him is that I met Ryan.

Once me and Ryan had finally started talking -it automatically felt different- we had acted like a couple straight away -from the moment we had meet one another- and I knew that there was a strong feeling of love, a feeling that could last for ever. It felt weird falling in love with him so quickly because it had only been like two weeks since we began talking to each other, which was a massive upgrade in relationship from just saying hi to each other when passing by in the hallways of the high school we attended. That gave me a ton of relief because I always felt nervous to talk to him in case he didn’t like me and he would permanently see me in a different way. Over the coming weeks, we had formed a bond that was unbreakable we had met up and talked and hung out. We talked for hours on end in person and over message -it felt so natural talking to him I could tell him everything - when we talked or messaged one another we would laugh until we cried and cried until we laughed. This led us to realise that we had developed strong feeling for one another than we had first thought. 

One night we had met up, we both stood waiting anxiously under the bridge -this was the same place we had always met up but this night felt different to all the rest in a good way not a bad way we both didn’t know what to say- where we had spent a lot of time together. Ye we had only known each other a short time but it felt like forever I had fallen in love with someone I barley even knew. I couldn’t help but wonder what was he going to do or say when we had met there for the 4th time that week? We were standing there it had suddenly went quiet. He looked nervous. Then he said “I love you”. When he said that I felt a whole lot of feelings and I really thought what he had said then was so adorable but then what he said afterwards was just the sweetest thing anyone has ever said to me. What he said was “will you Ellie doesn’t have a middle name James will you go out with me, Ryan John St. Clair at 9:45pm on the 18th of march 2016.” Just the way he said it made me feel all warm and gooey inside. It also made me feel like I was the only person he wanted from that day on.

From this point on we were in a relationship everyone would say to us “you guys are so cute”, “you’re an amazing couple” and other stuff like that, we didn’t really seem any different to the people we were friends with mostly because they were used to seeing us talk and hug and exchange a few kisses while we were just friends -even though a lot of our friends said that we shouldn’t have been hugging and kissing as it was too soon- Which then I don’t think it was just me who thought there was a potential relationship beginning to form. This relationship had felt different to all the previous relationship we had been in in the past. I felt happy -well happier than I had in the other relationships because the others were more focused on the guys mostly because they wanted attention but didn’t want to give any attention to me that’s what made this one different because Ryan was giving me attention and I was giving him the same amount of attention in return- this was something I had always wanted just for someone to pay me some attention and for a good reason which was different.

Me and Ryan went on our first date he was a gentleman he took me to a beautiful restaurant -it was very fancy it had big mirrors on the walls all the way round the inside of the buildings, it has rustic wood tables and metal chairs- when we got to the restaurant he pulled out my seat and got me to sit down a moved me closer to the table I felt like a princess he ordered us the same food and drinks -we got spaghetti and meatballs with a delicious tomato and basil sauce and he order the same for himself we both also go coca cola as our drink- once we had finished our meal we walked and talked for a while -it was pretty good because we could both walk the same way home as we lived in the same street but he would still walk me all the way home just to make sure I got back safe then he would head back to his- we were lucky because on that night we had a beautiful full moon that lit up the sky and made the walk home just that little bit more romantic and special.

Throughout the months, we blossomed as a couple we felt amazing in our relationship, but the happiness didn’t last long my friends or at least the people I thought were my friends came to me and said that I was changing I wasn’t changing -or maybe I was I just didn’t see it I was too happy I was in love- I just wasn’t the person that they wanted me to be or the person that they thought I was. I was changing because I was growing up I had fallen in love and it was a different type of love to the love I had felt for my friends or my family members, I saw and still do see a future with Ryan and then this led to arguments starting not just between me and my friend but me and Ryan and I blamed myself but deep down I knew It was because of my so-called friends. We would always have the best time when it was just us together but when other people got involved things would change and get harder for us to be a normal couple no was happy for us anymore I felt like they didn’t want me to be happy anymore. We always found ways to get over or work out the problems we slowly started to realise that the real cause of all our problems were all the people getting involved in our relationship when it had nothing to do with them and we just started to forget about them and then we just stopped caring and listening to what they had to say about us.

We noticed something. We noticed that they there was something about the people we talked to, they were becoming shifty and acting different questioning every little thing we done tried saying I could do better, that he was a cheater and that we would never be happy. They just constantly tried to split us up not sure if it was jealousy or if they see something I didn’t so in the end I gave up but they didn’t drop it the still pushed the subject questioning why I was still dating him. Me and Ryan were strong enough to get through everything they through at us, we were a strong couple we always had each other’s back, we still do to this day. We have never given up on each other we are each other’s rocks. At this point we had been dating for almost a year, nothing they said or done was facing us anymore we had already jumped over the other obstacles they through in our way.

Before we realised it was our one year anniversary he had planned this big surprise dinner with our mums -it was lovely it was like a date and a family dinner all in one-. The whole time we were there we talked about future -it was almost summer we were planning a holiday away to England together but little did we know it would go to plan-. After we had eaten our dinner we went our separate way my mum Sharon and Ryan’s mum Sarah went off together -my mum had brought the car so they took the car and me and Ryan walked home-. On the walk home something didn’t feel right it was almost like someone was following us -it was almost like a pair of eyes were burning in the back of or heads- so we stopped waited a couple of minutes. The person whoever it was had passed us so there was no one following us. We slowly made our way to the corner of our street at the corner the person was standing like a dark black shadow looking off into the distance of the street. Ryan and I walked on the stranger grabbed him. He told me just to get home and to be safe. I thought he was going to come right after and that he would get to his house. I continued half way down the street I turned to look and see if I could see either of them I couldn’t see anything it was just a dark street with towering houses all I could do was hope that he got home safe.

Early in the morning after the dinner there was someone frantically knocking at the door I was scared I had no idea who it was or who it could have been -I went to the door, opened it- it was Ryan’s mum it was weird she had never come to my house before I asked her “what’s wrong”. She kept asking where’s Ryan where’s Ryan. I had no idea what she was talking about I had explained that I thought he had went home I thought the person let him go, “what person” she said, I said “there was a guy he was following us home last night he was at the corner of the street when we got here, Ryan just told me to keep going so I did, what if somethings happened, what are we going to do”. The only thing we could do was phone the police, so we did we phoned the police.

We waited for hours for the police to turn up, Sarah was in tear she was so upset what made it worse was that she was alone -Ryan’s sisters Rachel and Rebekah didn’t live with her and Ryan anymore they lived with their dad-. I thought about asking her if she wanted me to stay so while I was making her something to eat and drink I sat down beside her, I said to her “while the police are working on finding him and helping us would you like me to move in just so you’re not alone I would hate to know that your alone right now”. She just looked at me and started crying I told her I wouldn’t leave her -I tried so hard to hold it together in front of her but the smallest things set us off like his cloths were still in the dryer and the piles of his cloths waiting to get washed and to go into his room-.

It was a couple of hours before the police had turned up. But when they did finally turn up I explained everything. I explained that he had followed us that he was dressed in all black he had dark hair he was taller than me -so about 5,6 or 5,7-. They explained that with the amount of information -which wasn’t a lot-  it may be hard to find someone or the person who had taken Ryan, they went on to say if you can think of anything else maybe like their facial features, the colour of their skin, anything any little detail about the guy I was to give him a call so he gave me his number.

But little did I know I had crossed paths with the stranger many times before I knew who it was but I didn’t want to tell anyone just in case it wasn’t him, but over the next couple of weeks the guy -his name is Kyle- started to talk to me more tried to get closer to me. I was rather suspicious of this he had never tried to talk to me after what had happened between me and him -me and Kyle had a very short relationship we were together for only a few days before I had ended things it just didn’t feel right but he wasn’t particularly happy when he found out about me and Ryan-. I questioned why he would do it was he still in love with me, did he have a problem with me and Ryan’s relationship.

Kyle Stoddert was the kind of guy that everyone was kind of worried about he was different when he was alone with people he would intimidate them but in a big group he would act nice but would belittle people it made it easier when had intimidated them because no one would say anything to him or fight back. His parents had split up just after his mum gave birth to his youngest sister Elizabeth he has another little sister her name is Amy -3 years old-. Kyle is always with his dad he moved in with him shortly after his 13th birthday (we are all now 16 years old)-Kyle’s dad didn’t get along with many people because he was a bully when he was younger and he was in prison for 8 years for the kidnapping of his friend’s daughter Emilia - before his mum and sisters moved to England.

For the past few weeks we’ve been trying to figure out where Ryan is, searching everywhere trying to remain hopeful, but with every day that passes with no news about where he is it gets harder to remain hopeful like will we ever find him and the only person questioning me at school is Kyle which is sort of suspicious he never cared what was happening with Ryan till now. I just know he knows where he is I just wish he would let him come home. So, I had enough of waiting I got Kyle to meet me on the 30th of April.

I got him to meet me where I knew he would the place we had our first date when we were together (we were only together for a short time but he was clingy)-he met me in an abandoned factory I knew this was where he was keeping Ryan I phoned the police and got them to meet me we waited for him to turn up then I went in-. I just wanted him to tell me where Ryan was. He started getting defensive and he flipped he started screaming he was scaring me -the police could sense I was scared they came running in he tried running away but they caught him-. Once they caught Kyle they started searching the building for Ryan they found him in the back of the factory with tape over his mouth and his hands tied to a pipe. They didn’t let me through I didn’t know if he was ok and I wouldn’t until the finally brought him home.

When Ryan finally got home it was the first of May 2017 -this was 1 month and 3 weeks after he disappeared, it was also the day after I trapped Kyle- when Ryan got back we were just so glad to see him he had a black eye and a few bruises here and there but other than that he seemed fine, after I saw his beautiful brown eyes the feeling of loss and sadness faded from me. Ryan’s mum Sarah was so happy she was crying and smiling and just so overwhelmed. She spent her whole time while Ryan was missing thinking of all the worst possible outcomes. 


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