Hey again. So I think that chapter 1 came out pretty good if you compare it to my writing skills. I'm happy with it. Are you ready for another chapter? Well, here it is.
"Where were you today" my dad asks harshly.
Shit. I forgot to text or call him.
"Out with friends. Listen, I'm so sor.."
"Save it" he snaps. "You worthless little shit, do you realize what you've done."
"No. I-I don't. Why is coming home late so wrong?"
"Just get out."
Shocked, I walk back out the front door.
"Don't come back!"
A tear find its way down my cheek as I walk into the night. I'm confused as to where to go, so I grab my phone and call Niall.
I call Louis.
"Hey Louis. It's Ciara" I say.
"Oh hey Ciara. Are you alright?"
"Not really" I begin. "Can you come and get me. Niall isn't answering his phone."
"At 1am? why do you need me to get you?"
"I uh... I have no where to go."
"I don't know what you mean, but I'm coming. Where are you?"
After giving Louis my location, I sit down on a park bench and wait. 5 minutes. 10 minutes. 15 minutes pass and finally Louis arrives.
"Hop in" he tells me. "Now spill."
I climb in the car and tell him about the encounter with my dad.
"I'm so sorry Ciara. You can stay on the bus with us."
"Thanks Lou. That's very nice of you, but I just met you tonight. Are you sure?"
"Of course. Niall trusts you, so I should too. Plus, him and Liam will be there too!"
"Thank you" I say.
About 10 minutes later, we pull up to a red tour bus. Louis and I climb out of the van he had been borrowing and climb into the bus.
"Ciara? Why are you here, not to be rude" Harry asks.
"I kinda got kicked out of my house."
"Oh my god, I'm so sorry. Stay here with us" Zayn offers.
"Yeah! It'll be fun" Liam adds.
"Thanks guys. Does anyone have anything I can wear to bed though? I have no clothes."
"Niall is the smallest. You should ask him" Louis tells me.
I walk to the back of the bus. The boys told me I'd find him there.
"Oh hey Ciara. I thought I just dropped you off at your house" he says, obviously confused.
"You did. My dad kicked me out" I explain. "I tried calling you, but you didn't answer, so I called Louis and he got me and offered that I stay here. You don't mind do you?"
"No. Of course not, Love. We have an extra bed and everything."
"Do you need some clothes?"
I nod slowly, and he hands me a tee and some sweats.
I walk into the bathroom and quickly change into them. They're a little big, but any other boys' clothes would be much bigger.
I walk out and lay down on the spare bed. I shut the curtains for some privacy and begin to think.
What did I do wrong?
Why are they so nice?
What will become of me?
What will I do?
Where is Chase?
"Ciara, are you okay" Zayn asks, opening my curtain.
"Y-yeah. I'm fine" I stutter.
"Come here babe" he says grabbing my hand.
I stand up and he hugs me close.
"Want to come lay on my bed for a little, until you calm down?"
I nod my head and follow him to his bed. He lays down, and I move in next to him. His arm around my shoulders, I slowly relax and drift off.
"Good morning sleepy heads. What happened here last night? Zayn, you better not be cheating on Edwards" Harry teases, waking me up.
I notice me and Zayn's positioning, and I quickly jump out of bed.
"Nothing happened Harry. He was just comforting me."
"Oh. Feisty are you?"
"Not a morning person" I snap.
"It's 12 noon."
"See? it's early!"
I walk to the front of the bus and sit on Louis' lap.
"You know, you're not exactly the lightest human being" he complains.
"Gee, thanks" I reply. "So, what are we doing today?"
"We have a few interviews, but you're not coming. Perrie, Zayn's girlfriend, is in New York with her band as well and is on a day off, so you are going out with her."
"I can't wait! what's she like?"
"She's awesome. Very nice. You'll like her."
"Well, what should I wear since I have nothing?"
"For now just wear what you're wearing" Liam tells me. "You'll change later, I can promise that."
I run to the bathroom, grab a spare toothbrush, brush my teeth, and brush my hair with Liam's brush. He won't mind right?
"Ciara, Perrie is here" Niall yells.
I run to the front of the bus and see a beautiful blonde, her hair dyed a lavender purple.
"Hi. I'm Perrie" she introduces.
"Ciara. It's nice to meet you!"
"I'm ready when you are" I tell her.
"Perfect. I'm just going to go say hi to Zayn and then we'll be on our way."
She walks to his bed like she's been here before.
"Ciara, take this" Niall says.
He shoves a credit card in my hand.
"I can't take this Niall!"
"Sure you can. How else would you pay for things? You're going to the mall!"
"Fine. thanks Nialler. I'll see you all later!"
Perrie walks out just on time and we hop in her car.
"You know where the mall is right" she asks.
"I live here babe. Of course I do!"
We laugh together as she hands me the keys and I get in the driver's seat. She doesn't really know how to drive on that side either?
"There are department stores here in the city, or we can go to this really good mall on Long Island. It's about 30-45 minutes away" I tell her. "It has more than the city does."
"Then what are we waiting for? let's go there!"
"So who's this girl you were with yesterday" the interviewer asks me and Liam.
"Who? Ciara? We met her while ice skating" I begin. "She's a really nice girl and now a close friend to all of us."
"Well this picture tells us otherwise."
She shows a picture from when I was holding Ciara after she fell. I had my hand around her waist and her hand was on my chest and we were laughing.
"I can assure you that I am still single."
"Then explain what happened here please?"
Rather rude isn't she?
"Liam and I had just skated into the rink and she lost her balance, so I caught her so that she wouldn't get hurt. Then we were laughing because Liam kept stumbling on the ice. That's how me and her met" I clarify.
"And where is this beauty now?"
"She's on a shopping spree with a new friend."
"Try these on" Perrie begs, handing me a pair of lose fitting pants.
I slip them on and they fit perfectly.
"These are perfect."
"And this shirt with them."
I grab the shirt from her and slip it on. It's a sugar lip long sleeve crop top. The color is maroon and it compliments my skin tone perfectly.
"I think we found a winning outfit" Perrie exclaims.
We walk to the register to buy all the clothes we picked out.
"What's something you've always wanted to do" I ask her.
"What do you mean?"
"I've always wanted to get a tattoo."
It's true that I have. I never really thought about actually getting one until now though.
"We can do it right now if you want" she tells me.
"If you really want. Do you have a design in mind?"
I nod my head dragging her out the door.
"I can't wait to see the boys' faces when they find out you got a tattoo" Perrie exclaims.
"I can't wait to see Zayn's face when you tell him about the tour" I reply.
"Same. It's gonna be priceless."
Once again, I get into the driver's side and drive back to the city, Usher and David Guetta's Without You playing at full volume. Perrie and I sing along, through the small town, over the bridge, and into the city. We arrive at the tour bus in just over 45 minutes and park the car. We hop out and onto the big red bus and plop on the couch.
"When will the boys be home?"
"In 3, 2, 1..."
"The Tommo is back" Louis screams.
"Nice timing" I compliment.
"I try" she says with a smile.
"So, how was your girl day out" Zayn asks.
"So much fun! you're girlfriend is the sweetest" I tell him.
"Aw babe. You're too kind!"
"I want food" Niall claims.
I toss him a bag of chips from the table next to me, and he quickly opens it. Sitting next to me, he loudly crunches on his snack.
"I missed you today" he tells me. "It was boring without you there."
"I missed you too Little Leprechaun."
"What this" he asks, looking at my wrist. "Did you get a tattoo?"
"Ooh lemme see?"
"No can do. Can't take off the plastic yet" I tell him.
He pouts and gives me a puppy face I just can't say no to.
"Fine. But follow me. I don't want the others to see."