Chapter Two - Alex's
I had to talk
But what was I supposed to say? That I was drunk and I
couldn't control myself? Yeah, that'll really get her
I really screwed up this time.
And there might be no way to fix it.
I closed my eyes and kicked my locker.
The girl I was in love with, still am, since eighth grade hates
me. And just after I got her, I screwed up.
Is this a sign?
No, I told myself, it's just a test.
"Hey, Alex!" I heard a higher voice yell my name. I
turned to see Ashlynn pushing through the crowds in the hallway
to get to me. She handed me a light blue piece of paper with a
smile. "Hey, party at my place on Friday. You
Ashlynn was a pretty girl with long, brown hair and big green
eyes. She was very short, and always a good friend of mine.
I shook my head. "I've got somethin' to fix, Ash.
"You mean, Jessie? She's coming. Her and
I stared at her in disbelief. No way.
No way. No way. No way.
It was perfect. The plan blossomed in my head and I nodded at
her. "Change of plans. You will defintely see me
Ashlynn grinned, "Great. 7 o'clock, and don't
drink while you're there. That will only make it worse for
I grinned at Ashlynn and ran off to find Josh.
"You are brilliant, dude." Josh punched the air with
his fist, victoriously. "But, you should go up and talk to
"Now." Josh confirmed.
Josh and I ran to the parking lot, searching for the black
Acura that I knew far too well. I caught sight of it at the
other end of the parking lot, and Jessie walking towards it.
Her blonde hair was being blown back from the wind and I let
out a deep breath. "I can't catch up. She's
practically there already."
"Go! You have to try!"
So I took off running. And thank God that I played football, or
I would have been out of breath by the time I reached her
"Jess, I have to talk to you." I put my hand on her
shoulder and she turned to glare at me.
"Its about time." She
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