Author: HoneyBliss PM
You remember every word, every look. Even when it hurts, you still remember.Rated: Fiction T - English - Romance/Drama - Words: 1,190 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 09-24-12 - id: 3060598
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Hello everybody. So this is my first story in fictionpress. I'm not a great writer but I would still like to try going on with this story. :)
Note: Italicized words- Flashback / Thoughts
"À Deux - for or involving two people".
It was June of 2004. I still remember it like it was just yesterday. I was 16 that time. Young, wild…naïve. I was on my way to my school, Louisville High and I was just riding my bike. After all, it's just a 20 minutes travel from my home to there. It's so refreshing. The wind is strong and I enjoy the feeling of it as it makes my hair float. Today was a sunny day and is perfect for the first day of school. I'm already in my fourth year of high school. One more year, then I'm off to college and yet, I still don't know what I want.
I saw the view of my school from afar and I was just in time before the assembly. I got nearer and nearer until I was already in front of the gates. I entered the school gate and I felt a pang of flashbacks. It's been two months since I last saw this. It's good to be back. When summer arrived, I went to Hawaii to visit my grandmother so that explains why I was tan now. It was really fun going to the beach and just relax. I was interrupted in my thoughts when someone shouted my name.
"Val!" a boy said. I looked to the owner of that voice and I smiled. I waved my hands enthusiastically.
"Hey, Jazz!" I said. Jazper ran towards me.
"It's been a while since I last saw you. God knows how I missed you," he said and hugged me tight. I smiled as I hugged him tighter. This guy is my closest guy friend. He might be trouble sometimes but I still love him.
"Okay, enough hugging. I still gotta park my bike 'ya know" I laughed.
"Oh, my bad" Jazz grinned and scratched his head lightly. I was about to say something when he shouted again. Ugh
"Yo, G! Over here!" he said over and over again. That caused my heartbeat to stop. I knew that person immediately as soon as he started saying that nickname. My back was faced to that person but I can feel that his getting close to us.
"Loud-mouth" a deep voice said. I turned around and what I saw made my heart completely stop. Being a teenager, we all go through a process where we have crushes or a special someone. We all like and admire a person and it goes for me. I like someone and he was in front of me. I felt like it was so long since I last saw him. As I observe him now, he has gotten more handsome and attractive. He was so tall, about 6'2 I think. The perfect epitome of a basketball and soccer player. He was the man of every girl's dreams.
"Uh, Val.. Are you okay?" Jazz asked me.
I realized what he was referring to because I was staring at him the whole time. I was so mortified because he might get to wrong impression and assume that I'm fangirling him.
"Of course I'm fine, idiot. I was just spacing out a little" I retorted.
"Am I too good looking for you" he said and smirked.
"In your face, jerk" I smirked too.
"You're too obvious, cupcake. Just admit that you like me". I was going to smack him in the arm when Jazz decided to interfere.
"Well, he is actually right. You are too obvious". I got pissed and I smacked Jazz in the head. "Am not, stupid!".
"Ouch! What was that for? I was just stating the truth". I huffed and looked the other way. We will always just be like this. Teasing and making each other annoyed. I started to think that we would never be something more. We will just be friends. But I can't blame myself for still hoping. Gray treats me differently and not just like his other friends who are girls. Sometimes he is too sweet to me, and other times he will annoy me to no end but after I get angry. He will give me what I want for me to forgive him. It makes me happy when he is like that. It makes me think that I'm someone special to him. Or maybe because he only has few friends that are girls and that include me.
I looked at him again as he and Jazz is talking about something. I knew he was getting pissed now judging by the way he is frowning and is forcing himself not to strangle Jazz. Maybe he sensed that someone was looking at him so he met my gaze. His face was suddenly free from frustration and it turned to a blank expression. I was about to smile at him when I saw a girl cling to him.
"Gray! I missed you so much babe," the blonde girl said.
Did I say I was naïve? Yes, I was so naïve whenever it comes to him. But what can I do? I like him so much that I forgot that he has already a girlfriend who is my best friend.
"Miss Schuyler! Wake up already. The meeting will start in about ten minutes. Miss Schuyler".
I felt like someone was shaking me and calling my name. I started to wake up as my dream ended. I opened my eyes and saw my assistant, Lily.
"Thank goodness, you're awake! I was trying to wake you up. The meeting is about to start".
My eyes went wide and I suddenly stood when I realized that I have a meeting to attend to. "Shit! I have to go! Did you prepare everything?" I said as I went to my table and fixed my things.
"Yes, miss. They're all in the conference room".
"Good job, Lily. Thank you and wish me luck". I said before exiting the door.
"Good luck, miss. You can do it!".
I was rushing towards the conference room as I was still thinking of my dream. It was so real that I thought that it was actually happening. Thinking of the events during my younger years still makes me hurt. The things that I want to forget keeps on coming back. I was so occupied by my thoughts that I bumped into someone. The impact was strong that my bag fell. I was going to get it but then that person took it first. He gave it to me and when I was about to thank him, I saw his face and suddenly, I was lost for words.
The face that always hunted me…
I was in shock that I suddenly blurted out.
Okay. That was so long for a prologue but who cares. Haha. What you guys think? REVIEW please? :)