Safe And Sound (Triquel to Red)

"Elizabeth Ashton was more that just a girl to me. She was my best friend, she was the love of my life, she was my light. Since the day I met her when we were 5 years old there hasn't been a single day that I didn't love her. Without her, I wouldn't be the man I am today. She taught me so many things. She taught me to never give up on myself and to never let anyone tell me who I am, who I want to be. She taught me to believe in myself even when no one else did. Through the 15 years that I knew her, just the thought of her made me smile. Now I can't help but look back on all of the memories we made. The pillow fights, the sleep overs, the ghost stories. She made me happier than anyone else ever could. She put a smile on my face even when I was on the verge of tears and she always knew what to say. So much of the world knows Elizabeth Ashton as the girl who broke free from her past and created a future...

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37. The Last Night

***Beth's POV***

-4 month's later-

"Ready for your last concert?" Grace asked as she handed me my microphone.

I nodded confidently. "As I'll ever be."

"Well get out there." She smiled.

I strutted out onto the stage, a wide smile on my face. 

"Hello Toronto! How are you tonight?!" I called into the microphone.

The response back were the usual 'good's and 'great's. I smiled at the crowd.

"You know, I still remember my first concert on my Red tour. I was nervous. I was excited. But most of all, I was happy. Although at that point in my life not everything was going right, the one thing that turned it right side up was my fans being there. Without all of you, I wouldn't be here tonight performing my last concert on my Safe and Sound tour. When I say I really do owe it all to my fans, I mean it." I smiled.

They cheered. 

"So for the last time on the Safe and Sound tour, heres Red." I grinned.

As I sang Red the entire venue was filled with not only my voice but the voices of my fans singing along. While the past few months may not have been the best, the moment I stepped on stage each night, that all changed. I felt the excitement and the rush of going on stage. For four hours I could completely forget about what was going on in m life and I could focus on the good things. Singing was my drug. As I finished up Red I went straight into Forever and Always. 
 

Once upon a time, I believe it was a Tuesday When I caught your eye And we caught onto something, I hold on to the night You looked me in the eye and told me you loved me Were you just kidding? 'Cause it seems to me   This thing is breaking down, we almost never speak I don't feel welcome anymore Baby, what happened? Please tell me 'Cause one second it was perfect Now you're halfway out the door   And I stare at the phone and he still hasn't called And then you feel so low, you can't feel nothin' at all And you flashback to when he said, forever and always Oh, oh   Oh, and it rains in your bedroom, everything is wrong It rains when you're here and it rains when you're gone 'Cause I was there when you said forever and always   Was I out of line? Did I say something way too honest That made you run and hide like a scared little boy? I looked into your eyes, thought I knew you for a minute Now I'm not so sure   So here's to everything, coming down to nothing Here's to silence that cuts me to the core Where is this going? Thought I knew for a minute But I don't anymore   And I stare at the phone and he still hasn't called And then you feel so low, you can't feel nothin' at all And you flashback to when he said forever and always Oh, oh   Oh, and it rains in your bedroom, everything is wrong It rains when you're here and it rains when you're gone 'Cause I was there when you said forever and always You didn't mean it, baby, I don't think so Oh, oh   Oh, back up, baby, back up, did you forget everything? Back up, baby, back up, did you forget everything?   'Cause it rains in your bedroom, everything is wrong It rains when you're here and it rains when you're gone 'Cause I was there when you said forever and always   Oh, I stare at the phone and he still hasn't called And then you feel so low, you can't feel nothin' at all And you flashback to when we said forever and always   And it rains in your bedroom, everything is wrong It rains when you're here and it rains when you're gone 'Cause I was there when you said forever and always You didn't mean it, baby, you said forever and always

I took a deep breath and began to speak.

"So this next song is about a girl who has caused many of the problems that have and are still occurring in my life. I wrote it right after I caught my boyfriend cheating on me with her. Thats was two years ago." I told my fans. "This one is called Better Than Revenge."
  "Now go stand in the corner and think about what you did !"   The story starts when it was hot and it was summer And, I had it all; I had him right there where I wanted him She came along, got him along, and let's hear the applause She took him faster than you can say sabotage I never saw it coming, nor did I suspected it I underestimated just who I was dealing with She had to know the pain was beating on me like a drum She underestimated just who she was stealing from   She's not a saint and she's not what you think She's an actress, Whoa She's better known for the things that she does On the mattress, Whoa Soon she's gonna find Stealing other people's toys on the playground Won't make you many friends She should keep in mind, She should keep in mind There is nothing I do better than revenge, Ha   She lives her life like it's a party and she's on the list She looks at me like I'm a trend and she's so over it I think her ever present frown is a little troubling And, she thinks I'm psycho Cause I like to rhyme her name with things, but Sophistication isn't what you wear, or who you know Or pushing people down to get you where you wanna go Oh they didn't teach you that in prep school So it's up to me But no amount of vintage dresses gives you dignity   She's not a saint and she's not what you think She's an actress, Whoa   She's better known for the things that she does On the mattress, Whoa Soon she's gonna find Stealing other people's toys on the playground Won't make you many friends She should keep in mind, She should keep in mind There is nothing I do better than revenge, Ha ha   I'm just another thing for you to roll your eyes at honey You might have him, but haven't you heard I'm just another thing for you to roll your eyes at honey You might have him, but I always get the last word Whoa   She's not a saint and she's not what you think She's an actress, Whoa She's better known for the things that she does On the mattress, Whoa Soon she's gonna find Stealing other people's toys on the playground Won't make you many friends She should keep in mind, She should keep in mind There is nothing I do better than revenge,   And do you still feel like you know what you're doing, Cause I don't think you do, Oh Do you still feel like you know what you're doing I don't think you do, I don't think you do Let's hear the applause C'mon show me how much better you are See you deserve some applause Cause you're so much better She took him faster than you can say sabotage
Once I finished it I looked out into the crowd with a big smile on my face. Finally after a few more songs I got to Twitter questions.

"Alright so the first one is from AnnabellAshton: What has been your favorite part of tour?" I read off the screen. "That ones easy! Coming to each town and seeing all of my fans!"

"This next one is from AshieForever23: Do your favorite dance move." I read off. "Well my favorite dance move has got to be the Inbetweeners Dance. I know a lot of you know it because a lot of you are also Directioners and its in the One Thing music video."

I began doing the Inbetweeners Dance. With each move I made my dancers behind me followed only increasing the amount of cheers. Finally once I was done I read off the next question.

"The next one is from KaitelynMurry123. Do your best American accent." I read off. "Alright." I began speaking in and American Accent. "Oh my god I love Justin Bieber like so much! OMG."

"The next one is from KeepinItCurret. Out of all the boys of one direction who would you marry, kiss, date, hug and kill." I smirked. "Well, I'd marry Liam. I'd kiss Louis... on the cheek though. Wouldn't want to be making Liam jealous now would we? I'd date zayn becuase Zayn is really sweet. I'd hug Niall becuase I love his famous Horan Hugs and I'd kill Harry becuase of all his cheeky remarks that he makes all the time." I grinned. "I know they'll be watching this later so, I love you Harry, don't worry."

"The next one is from AllieMontgomery. Sing your favorite song." I read off."Well, my favorite song is Part of Me, has been singe it came out so I'm singing that." I sang a little part of Part of Me and the fans went crazy.

"This next one is from LaurenLuvsStyles. If you could switch places with one person for one day who would it be?" I read off. "You know, thats a good question. I would probably switch places with Danielle Peazer so I could see what crazy psychotic thing she has planned for me next."

I did a few more questions before beginning to sing Listen To Your Heart. As my fingers hit the keys on the piano my fans cheered and sang along. Finally after a few more songs I got to Safe and Sound.

"You know, five years ago today I never thought I would be standing here, prepared to perform my last song in the last concert of my second tour. I didn't even think I'd be famous. I owe it all you you, my amazing, incredible fans. So each time you hear this song, just know that no matter where you are or what ever you're doing, if you're on the verge of tears or on top of the world. You'll always end up safe and sound." 

And with that I was handed my guitar and I began to play the first notes of Safe and Sound. 
  I remember tears streaming down your face  When I said "I'll never let you go" When all those shadows almost killed your light   I remember you said "don't leave me here alone" But all that's dead and gone and passed Tonight   Just close your eyes The sun is going down You'll be alright No one can hurt you now Come mornign light You and I will be safe and sound   Don't you dare look out your window Darling everything's on fire The war outside our door keeps raging on Hold on to this lullaby Even when the music's gone Gone   Just close your eyes The sun is going down You'll be alright No one can hurt you Come morning light You and I will be safe and sound   Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh O-oh, oh, o-oh, oh   O-oh, oh, o-oh, oh   Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh O-oh, oh, o-oh, oh   Just close your eyes The sun is going down You'll be alright No one can hurt you now Come morning light You and I will be safe and sound   Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh

Finally when I hit the last note it finally sunk in. This was my last concert. I smiled at the girls and a few guys who were jumping up and down on their seats cheering. 

"I love all of you, each and every one of you. Don't ever let anyone tell you who to be. Thank you Toronto! Goodnight and get home safely!" I smiled.

It was then that I walked off the stage and met Grace. She pulled me into a hug.

"You did it." She said finally.

"I did it." I repeated.

"So, how does it feel to have completed your second tour?" She asked as we walked into the dressing room.

"It... it feels sad yet I feel happy. I feel accomplished. I feel proud." I told her.

I watched as Steph packed up the last of her hair and makeup in her cases.

"You should feel proud. Look how far you've come after all that you've been through. You are such an inspiration to so many girls out there because you proved that even after falling down you can still pick yourself up and keep going. You proved that dreams can come true, all you have to do is fight for it." Steph told me.

I pulled her into a hug. "Thank you. That means a lot. I'm going to miss you guys." As if on que the rest of my tour group walked in.

We circled up and I smiled at each of them. "Although this is the end of this tour, there will always be a new tour to look forward to. I am so proud of each and every one of you and I couldn't have made this tour as awesome and incredible without any of you. Bran, Danny and Greg, you guys made the songs I sang sound so much better. Isabella, your were the great start to each concert, Becca, Tay, Nat, Mads, Maddie and Aly, you six made it so my concert wasn't an entire bore with your dancing. Steph, each and every day you not only put together my concert outfits but you styled my hair and did my makeup so that I wouldn't look too ugly on stage. And Grace, Gracie, Gracie Boo, whatever your name is, you pt up with me each and every day, and lets just say, I'm not the easiest to deal with. All of you mean so much to me and I'm being totally honest when I say I have the most amazing tour group ever. Anyone who tries to argue with that, their argument is invalid. You guys are what hold this all together." I told them.

"That means so much Beth." Mads smiled.

"You have no idea. Really." Danny told me.

"You guys are like my family okay? Now this is not the end. Lets just hope I don't get kidnapped and die again." I smiled. "Alright, bring it in."

We pulled each other into a group hug. Finally when we pulled away we all had tears in our eyes.

"Alright, now lets get back to the busses so we can pack. Beth your flight is in two hours." Grace told me.

"Alright. You guys go to the cars. I'll be there in a minute." I told them.

They all nodded and walked out. I made my way to the stage that was still covered in red, and silver glitter and confetti. All the seats were empty as I stared out. I still couldn't believe it was the end.

"You did a great job. Even better than your last tour I must say."

I turned around and saw Bran standing there. I gave him a small smile as he approached me.

"Thanks Bran."

"Anytime." He replied back. Listen, I know you and that Liam kid have been having a rough patch lately but I saw the way he looked at you when you  were dating me. He loves you Beth, more than anyone I've ever seen. So no matter what happens between you and him, he loves you okay? I mean, he must be pretty amazing for you to break up with me for him." He smiled.

I pulled Bran into a hug. "Thank you. I'll keep that in mind."

"Now lets get going. The sooner you get on that plane, the sooner you get to see him." He smiled.

I nodded and together we walked off the stage and made our way to the cars. The car ride was silent as we rode back to the busses. Upon arrival we each walked onto our own bus without a word and packed up any remaining items. My dancers followed me outside and we put our stuff into the cars. I looked back at my tour bus one more time before taking a picture. I posted it on twitter.

@ElizabethAshton: 6 long months of touring with the most amazing people I could ever know. I love all of my fans so much and this tour has been incredible. Than you so much for supporting me and I look forward to the next tour. xx

I took one last look before getting into the car. As we drove away I couldn't help but feel mixed emotions. Sure I would miss the past but I was eager to see what the future held. Finally as we approached the airport we all got our bags out of the back of the cars and walked inside. Fans were everywhere screaming my name. Grace handed out our plane tickets and we made our way through security. Finally once we were ouside of my gate I turned to my tour group.

"Thank you so much for putting up me these past six months. Each and every one of you means so much to me and I hope to see you on my next tour. Grace I'll see you back in London when I get back from touring with One Direction. I hope to see the rest of you soon." I told them.

"We'll miss you. Don't forget, if Liam does anything stupid call me up and well give him a pice of our mind." Greg told me, giving me a hug.
 
I let out a laugh. "Lets hope he doesn't yeah?"

I heard the final boarding call for my flight and I said my final goodbyes. Finally I took my bag and walked onto the plane. After taking my window seat I looked out at the dark sky and looked up at the stars. I saw one star shine brighter than all the rest. Only a few more hours and I would again be in Liam's arms. Lets just hope the next month will turn out just fine.
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