A/N: The story was inspired by Bonnie Pink's song " Pendulum".
The clock echoed in her head for so long it wasn't even annoying anymore.
She rose from the bed and went to the window. Somewhere far and beyond her
eyes sight , the city's night life was pumping.
Her room was close to pitch black and in the big window's light her wierd
silhouette , dressed in large pants and short T-Shirt seemed it didn't
Somwhere in the room , a couple of bright green lights were blinking and a
dim sound of a rythmed Blues was heard , with the slow drum beats and the
soft voice of a young woman.
She started to dance slowly trough the room , with her eyes closed, hands
in the air, her hips following the drum beats .
He put his ear closer to the wall and listened.Last night it was Heavy
Metal or Spped Metal...whatever, and tonight it's Blues. He thought she
could belong in India since it was a country of contrasts, and she was a
He turned and looked at the clock . It was 2 in the morning.
It seemed like it ran in the family, they were insomniacs in almost the
same nights .
It was amazing how much they resembeled.Well in habits and preferences,
because in looks they were slightly different.
Next to him , on his desk laid a small notebook. He turned the light above
his head on and took it. On the black cover it said : "...And so it
Begins...." and a smiley yellow face with it's tongue out was next to the
He opened it. On the pages rested many photos of him and his friends and
family with funny anectodes and stickers all over the place.
It was his 18th birthday that day and this was her present for him.He had
to admit she was a good photographer, all the photos were made by her .Yet
she didn't appeared in any of the photos.
The music stopped in the next room.
He listened carefully. No other sound was heard. In their parent's bedroom
it was silence since ten when they finally finished .... he considered
their step mother was a total slut. She agreed.
He turned the light off and put the notebook back on the desk.
On the hallway only the pendulum could be heard.