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Ch.11 Natural Disaster

After the first few blocks I was forced to take my shoes off because the pain began to become unbearable. I ran with bare feet, I felt the harshness each time my feet touched the floor because as I ran I pounded the pavement. My running became slowed as I rounded my block and eventually I stopped and walked. My face was wet with tears and I could bet anything that I looked a wreck, the mascara from yesterday splattered all across my eyes, the eyeliner messed with; just horrible. I wiped the tears away with my hands but as I thought about it more, more tears would come. There were many reasons why I cried, the wonderful night with Lucas had ended, I ditched Noah at the dance, I became the 'other woman'. I did things that I would never would have wanted to do and that pained me so much. Sobs escaped me, and when I tried to push back all those silly tears.Be strong. Be strong. I took in a deep breath and let it out slowly, trying to recover and trying to stop new tears.

I looked down to the floor hunched over in defeat and walked aimlessly back to my house. I knew the route so perfectly I didn't need to look around to see where I'm going, and for that I was thankful for. I didn't want to raise my head and see anything, I just wanted to sleep. Sleep for a long time. I raised my head up knowing I was home but was startled by the person in front of my house.

"What are you doing here?" I asked softly. I stopped right in front of the steps, where he was sitting and stared at him.

"Looking for you" Noah said simply standing up as I reached him. He dusted his pants off and stood awkwardly in front of me. "You weren't at the dance after I finished dancing with Alyssa and I decided to look for you, but couldn't find you. I was worried, and since you don't carry a phone I decided to come to your house. I rang but no answer."

"I left because I was - It was silly of me to be there. I didn't fit it in and I just felt so suffocated in there, it's not me, and so I left."

"Is that really it?" He shoved his hands into his pockets and raised an eyebrow.

"Yes" I said sternly

"No it's not. Guess who also went missing at the same time as you did"

"I don't know."


"Big deal. He was probably around somewhere you just didn't see him"

"You were with him" He stated. He looked at me sadly making me boil with anger, he felt sorry for me and that's one thing I can't stand.

"So what if I was? Why do you care? Why do you care? Why do you care!" I felt so frustrated that I began crying witch just frustrated me even more. My mixed feelings made me vry, made me this vulnerable. It all just piled on especially because Noah was here, and looking at him made my head hurt.

"I care because I don't want you to get hurt"

"Hurt? Why would I get hurt" I told him angrily as tears fell from my eyes.

"I know I barely know you, but you are fragile person and the last thing I want is to see you down"

"You think Lucas would hurt me?" I asked him.

"I think he already has"

"No! No, no," My eyes became blurry that I couldn't even see Noah any more, I just felt his arms around me holding me tightly. "I'm sorry I left you. Really I am."

"Don't worry about it" I didn't know if I should be mad at him or I should be happy that he was here. I did not regret what I did with Lucas but Noah made me feel guilty. The morning sun was bright and the street was quiet, all I was able to hear were my own sobs. Why was I crying? I don't even know. I pulled away from him and said, "You should hate me right now"

"And why is that" I laughed bitterly and looked down to the floor.

"Because I left. I left you!" He grabbed both my hands and laced his fingers with mine. He stared at me so lovingly, like we were lovers in the past and he had forgiven me of a sinful act.

"Well let me tell you, you're the first person who's ever done that," we both laughed at his cockiness and he raised one of his hands to wipe my eyes. after he was done he grabbed my hand again. I was unable to comprehend why this person, who I barely knew 'cared' - as he says - so much about me. It just didn't make sense. I put all my explanations in the back of my head, and saved it for later when he would leave me. "so it feels kinda bad, but I'm over it"

"You built a bridge?"

"Yep. And got over it" I smiled weakly at him. The awkwardness that was present a while a go suddenly dissapeared, it seemed that Noah didn't hold grudges and that was good because I didn't want to loose my only friend because of something I did, again. As i looked at him and my eyes traveled to his hair my smile widened with excitement. "You lost the bet!" My tears were all dried up and when I spoke, I didn't hear the shakiness you hear when you cry. It is always so embarrasing to hear because my voice cracks and becomes high pitched.

"Shit. I know I said - "

"Nuh uh. You are not going to weasle your way out of this one, you have to do it" I let go of his hand and raised it up to his hair. He had wonderful hair; wavy brown, it was going to be a trip to see it dyed. I played with some of his locks and analyzed it. "it's your lucky day Noah, I happen to have dye in my bathroom."

"Oh no."

"Oh yes.

"Fuck me."

"Fuck you indeed" I laughed and pulled him towards my house. "Don't worry it's going to look spectacular, Mr. Carson."

"Why did I agree to this?" he told himself. I opened the door with a key I had hidden for times when I didn't have my own with me. "I'm going to be blonde for fucks sake!"

As we entered my living room I couldn't help but say, "Blondes always have more fun"

Submitted: November 17, 2010

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Aww Noah is so sweet! I can't wait till he's blond and he goes to school! Awesome chapter, kmu

Wed, November 17th, 2010 4:00am


He is he really is:D I know right?! It's going to look so different!

Thanks for reading!

Tue, November 16th, 2010 10:55pm


The story is developing well. You have just the right touch for dealing with your fragile heroine. Good work.

Wed, November 17th, 2010 5:33am


:]]] aww thank you. I really am trying to make her seem fragil without making her weak, I'm glad you like it!

Thanks for reading:D

Tue, November 16th, 2010 10:57pm


Great job, update soon!

Wed, November 17th, 2010 3:52pm


Aww :D yes I'll try!

Thanksfor reading!

Wed, November 17th, 2010 9:57am


CHEATER! Update me? (:

Wed, November 17th, 2010 4:47pm


Who? Lucas, jessica, or Noah? LOL :D of course I will!

Thanks a bunches for reading:)

Wed, November 17th, 2010 9:59am


I like blondies. So, hey, I should like Noah soon? =))

Anyway, even if your protagonist seems delicate, there is still this flicker of strength in her. That's a good thing.

So, tell me when the next chapter's up, alright? ;D

Sat, November 20th, 2010 10:43pm


I guess so:D but his hair colour is only going to last a little while! Lol I'm glad you see her that way because that's exactly how I want people to see her. Yes shes fragile but she still is a strong girl. Shes been through a lot and she still fighting! I'll try to update asap and I will definetly update you!

Thanks for reading:]

Sat, November 20th, 2010 7:53pm


I can't wait to read more, it's a great novel.

Tue, November 23rd, 2010 8:44am


:D Eeek! lol I'm glad you like it!

Thanks for reading:]

Tue, November 23rd, 2010 9:16am

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