Place, Another Time
Chapter 9 Part 1
I lay there stiffly. It seems as if hours have past, and he still
hasn't moved. I tried to lift his arm gently. Instead of what I
hoped, he pulled me closer to him.
'This isn't going to be happening.' I turned
to my side to face him. He looked so peaceful in his sleep. His
hair's slighlty overgrown. His facial features were so relaxed.
As if he had no worries, which I knew wasn't true.
I grew uncomfortable for a variety of reasons. I was scrunching
myself against the fartherest part of his arm to avoid getting to
close to him and I can't sleep with my shoes on.
Yeah, I know it seems a little stupid but it annoyed me, a lot. I
managed to pulled them off using only my feet.
"...don't...", he murmured. I averted my attention to
him. ' I might find out what this is all
He grew silent. Simply laying there made me grow tired. I tried to
stay awake, not wanting to find out what would happen if I
"..there's no time..... I will bring...girl..",
he murmured as if he was pleding with someone.
I braced myself for what awaited me. 'Deep breath, deep
breath..' I entered the room. They did not acknowledge me,
continuing with what they were doing. I waited.
He turned and faced me, looking right through me. I realized my
mistake, I tentatively knocked on the door.
Both slowly turned to face me. "What is it that you
want?", she demanded, the passive anger in her voice, but with
sadness in her eyes. He simply glanced at me as if I was not worth
"I'ce come to ask for your help. Annabel is in trouble.
And so is my mother." I said evenly, careful not to reveal too
He seemed slightly shaken but held his posture. She, on the
otherhand, immediately soften and replied, "What has
'What should I tell them?'
"They've been kidnapped."
She released a small gasp. "By who?"
"The captain.", said hoping that they would move on to
more important matters.
"Get out.", he stared at me coldly finally showing his
"They did not bring this about on their own!", I raised
my voice a bit, to get my point across.
"Get ou, I said."
"What is it that you want from me?! Will you not help your own
family?! Does it truly bring you down from your throne of
pride!?", I yelled, spatting out the last part.
"Bring with her to us."
"There's no time. I will try. I will bring the girl."
I pleded then admitted to defeat.
'Grandparents with no love in their hearts.'
Note to Reader(s):
Here's the chapter sorry didn't upload earlier this week,
teachers are throwing tests and quizzes at me like its their last
chance to. This chapter is dedicated to xoxo7777!
Hope you enjoy this one!