My Rock

Maria is a 16 year old girl who lost her brother in a car crash. Her father blamed her and turned to alcohol. He abuses her when he's drunk. Her mom is subject to emotional break downs and can't be there to defend Maria some times. Just as Maria is about to give up hope she meets the One Direction boys, and finds something to keep her going. And who knows? She might just find a little romance in the process.

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6. My Rock

Niall’s POV: Once we ordered and sat down I kept glancing at Maria. There was just something about her that had me hooked. I kept looking at her, and once or twice I think I caught her looking back at me. She looked like she had been crying, her eyes were all red and puffy. Had what I said really been that bad? I felt awful. I stood up to go talk to her but Liam pulled me back down.

            “Is that really a good idea  mate?” he asked. My head was screaming no, but I really wanted to talk to her. So I got up and went and sat across from her. She looked at her food for a while and I just stared at her.

Finally she asked in a whisper “What do you want?” I wanted so many things, a good Nandos meal, more solos, a mic that wasn’t lowered, but right now, more than anything, I wanted to know Maria. To get to know her, and comfort her, and protect her from anything that might want to hurt her.

“I really am sorry for what I said earlier.” I whispered back. Her eyes teared up, and I thought she was going to run away again. Instead she just wiped her eyes with the napkin, smudging some of her already running eye makeup.

“I know you are. I overreacted in the field. I’m the one who should be sorry.” Her voice was soft, almost angelic. I could tell she wasn’t going to say anything else, but I wanted to know so much more. I saw her iphone on the table and picked it up. She gave me a confused look, but unlocked it when I handed it to her to plug in the password. I went into her contacts and added my number. Then I texted myself to get her number. Then I put her phone back down and went back to my table.

 

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