Battle Scars

Heather has a past that has damaged her for life. She shuts everyone out and trusts no one. Then she meets Liam.

12Likes
12Comments
1852Views
AA

4. Darkness

For the rest of the day, I couldn't stop thinking about Liam. He wasn't like other guys that I'd met before, who constantly asked questions about my past. He seemed different.

By the time I had finished at work, it was dark outside. I hated walking home in the evenings when it was dark. Anything could happen.

So I began the frightening walk home. Every single sound I heard was a threat. After a few minutes, I noticed someone was behind me. It was probably just someone on their way home like me, but I convinced myself they were stalking me. I quickened my pace. They were still following me. I started to run. I took a turn down alleyway and out onto another street. I was running so fast I didn't see where I was going. I ran around a corner and straight into someone. Just as I was about to topple over, I felt strong arms steady me. I stood up straight. "You OK?" I heard the person say in a cute Irish accent. I nodded. "Yeah, I'm good thanks," I looked up at the person. He had blonde hair and a gorgeous smile. His smile faded when he saw the panicked look on my face. "Seriously, you alright?" he asked and I nodded again smiling. "Yeah, just scared myself a little," I replied. He gave me a concerned look then said " I don't want to sound creepy, but do you want me to walk you home?" I hesitated. "Depends, can you promise me you're not a physco?" He laughed."I promise.

"Then I guess it's OK," I replied. He smiled again. "I'm Niall by the way," he said and I shook his hand. "I'm Heather," I told him. "Well Heather, which way do we go to get to your flat?" I looked around. Brilliant. I'd managed to get lost twice in one day. "I'm not entirely sure," I admitted. He laughed again. "OK, how about I take you back to my flat?" I hesitated again. He seemed like a nice enough guy but that didn't prove anything. On the other hand it was freezing out here. I gave in. "Fine, but if you try anything dodgy, I will use my ninja skills on you," I warned him. He smiled. "Fair enough," he replied then we began walking towards his flat.

Join MovellasFind out what all the buzz is about. Join now to start sharing your creativity and passion
Loading ...