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His hands closed around my small ones and took them from his shirt.
"It's ok Bells." He said, and I looked up to see him smiling.
He still held onto my hands and I didn't tug them away. Didn't want to. I let him hold them. Slowly, he put both of my hands in one of his and stroked my right forearm gently. I shuddered and kept my eyes on his. He dropped both of his hands suddenly and looked up at me, his gaze hitting mine like a brutal punch. I gasped and fell back, shivering violently.
"No! Don't go Leon! I'll be f-f-f-fine. I'm just a l-l-little c-c-cold." I whispered desperately. He couldn't leave me again. I barely even knew him though.He walked back to my side and pulled me up into his arms, lying down on the bed, he held me tightly. I curled up inside his arms, feeling warm again.
Isabella Rose is 17, in her Junior year in highschool when she is near to raped after going out one night completely alone and vulnerable. But when she moves to a small town where it's always cold, she meets someone she will never forget, no matter what happens to her. He is all she thinks about. The only one she wants to be with. The only one she has to stay away from...

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Submitted: June 29, 2009

Isabella is 17, her memories plagued by her stupid mistake one night, and she is still so sensitive to a man's touch. But will she be able to break free of that, to see past what happened, to convince herself that she's ok? She hopes so...but she knows she can't do it alone. Read Chapter

New Kid

Submitted: June 30, 2009

Chapter 2 ~~New Kid~~ I woke up slowly to the beeping of my broken alarm clock. Weird, I swear that thing didn't work. I checked th... Read Chapter

Trust Me

Submitted: June 30, 2009

Chapter 3 ~~Trust Me~~ I slipped out of the kitchen after a light breakfast, sighing as I clutched the note in my hand. My mom hate... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 01, 2009

Chapter 4 ~~Numb~~ I drove home slowly, listening to the steady beat of the music and constantly checking the sky for any sign of r... Read Chapter

Hint of Hysteria

Submitted: July 03, 2009

Chapter 5 Hint of Hysteria I woke up to find my body stiff and ice cold again. I didn't get it. Why was I still so cold. I had woke... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 03, 2009

Chapter 6 ~~Ice~~ I opened my eyes slowly. All the stiffness was gone, and only my eyes hurt and felt swollen. I looked around the ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 03, 2009

Chapter 7 ~~Relief~~ Part One I woke up to the sunlight bouncing off my eyelids. Someone's hand was holding onto my own, but we... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 03, 2009

Chapter 8~~Strangers~~ Slowly, I packed my homework away and walked over to my desk, adgusting its slant so it angled down sharply. I... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 04, 2009

Chapter 9~~Bruises~~ I dragged myself out of bed, stumbling into my bathroom to shower quickly. I had finally woken up at a normal ti... Read Chapter

God He's An Idiot

Submitted: July 04, 2009

Chapter 10~~God He’s An Idiot~~ I curled up when my phone began to blare its annoying ringing sound. Who the hell calls this early?... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 05, 2009

Chapter 11~~Fragile~~ The weekend flew by and ended before I was ready. Before I knew it, I was driving reluctantly and slowly to ... Read Chapter

Curl Up And Die

Submitted: July 05, 2009

Chapter 12 ~~Curl Up And Die~~ My eyes finally blinked open painfully. My body was completely numb, but my heart still pounded with... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 05, 2009

Chapter 13 ~~Breathe~~ I cracked my eyes open and squinted through my eyelashes at a white ceiling. My ears felt like they were stu... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 06, 2009

Chapter 14 ~~Dreams~~ I had spent two days in the hospital with strange doctors bent over me. When I finally got to go home, I drea... Read Chapter

Your Eyes

Submitted: July 06, 2009

Chapter 15 ~~Your Eyes~~ I couldn't explain my feelings now, as Leon held me in his arms again, I didn't want him to leave, but I b... Read Chapter

Something Not Human

Submitted: July 06, 2009

Chapter 16 ~~Something Not Human~~ My heart fluttered madly as Leon inched towards me, his feet never seeming to touch the ground, ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 07, 2009

Chapter 17 ~~Return~~ The rest of the day went by slowly, but I was glad. The sun was out and shined down on us during lunch as we ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 07, 2009

Chapter 18 ~~Goodbyes~~ I watched Bella as she got up, out of my arms that had held her whenever possible today, and begin to try a... Read Chapter

Strangers To My Eyes

Submitted: July 08, 2009

Chapter 19 ~~Strangers To My Eyes~~ My hands reached out before me, wanting to hold Leon's head closer to mine and bring his lips b... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 09, 2009

Chapter 20 ~~Truth~~ My heart beat heavily as I slowly opened my eyes. I listened to the soft music of a piano lullaby and lay stil... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 09, 2009

Chapter 21 ~~Suspicions~~ I woke up, disorientated and alone. I heard shouting from beyond the door and was up in a second. I rushe... Read Chapter

Will She Be OK Mommy?

Submitted: July 09, 2009

Chapter 22 ~~Will She Be OK Mommy?~~ The next day, I dragged myself from the bed and found myself downstairs, curled up on my couch... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 10, 2009

Chapter 23 ~~William~~ I sat at the piano for a while, stroking the piano keys gently as I tried desperately to remember how to pla... Read Chapter

I Must Be Dead

Submitted: July 12, 2009

Chapter 24 ~~I Must Be Dead~~ After dinner last night, I went straight to bed. My mind couldn't take it anymore. All throughout din... Read Chapter

Precious Kisses

Submitted: July 12, 2009

Chapter 25~~Precious Kisses~~ “Isabella, sweetie?” I heard Dianna call. I groaned stiffly. My face felt stiff and dry and my head... Read Chapter

Don't Fall

Submitted: July 13, 2009

Chapter 26 ~~Don't Fall~~ My eyes cracked open and my body felt stiff. The pillows beneath me had molded to my shape and firm arms ... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 18, 2009

Chapter 27? ~~Dresses~~ I woke up to the annoying knocking on my bedroom door. ? “Isabella Rose!! Wake UP!” It was Emily, fur... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 18, 2009

Chapter 28 ~~Fire~~ I was shaken awake by my vibrating phone and gasped, jumping up and checking the time. I'd only slept half an h... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 20, 2009

Chapter 29 ~~Ghost~~ I couldn't feel my arms or my legs, I could barely feel my chest, or the dull thud coming from inside. I stare... Read Chapter

Spells and Blood

Submitted: July 20, 2009

Chapter 30 ~~Spells and Blood~~ >>Leon<< I watched her writhing body as she slipped into unconciousness. I wanted to ... Read Chapter

Death At My Hand

Submitted: July 20, 2009

Chapter 31 ~~Death At My Hand~~ >>Bell<< I lost every sense but hearing and as I strained to listen to William and Le... Read Chapter

Verge Of Death

Submitted: July 20, 2009

Chapter 32 ~~Verge Of Death~~ I woke up at one point, but was in too much pain to move, so listened to the hushed conversation goin... Read Chapter

Rest Now

Submitted: July 21, 2009

Chapter 33 ~~Rest Now~~ When I woke up again, I was alone but grateful for the silence. I closed my eyes and took a deep breath, th... Read Chapter

Sit In Silence

Submitted: July 21, 2009

Chapter 34 ~~Sit In Silence~~ My head was foggy when I woke up, and someone sat next to me, head in their hands. I strained my neck... Read Chapter