I actually managed to fall asleep whilst watching the films. When I woke up, I look up, opening up eyes finding instead of Harry holding me in his lap that is was Liam. Shocked I sat up abruptly, looking around me only finding that we were alone.
"Where are the others?" I asked quickly before Liam could say anything.
"Why? Don't want to be alone with me hey?" He joked, smiling. I rolled my eyes before he answered my question. "They were going to make tea but decided to just go and get pizza instead."
I nodded, but then frowned. Surely Harry wouldn't want just me and Liam left alone.
"Did they all go?" I asked, curious.
Liam shook his head. "Zayn's on the phone upstairs."
"Okay, know who he's talking to?" I questioned. I wondered whether it was Perrie.
Liam shrugged. "Said he might be a while though. I guess it's probably Perrie though."
I nod. "I hope they're not arguing or anything."
"Me too" he agreed and I felt him hug me a little tighter. I smiled at him, leaning against his shoulder and he smiled back. "I've missed you so much" he whispered suddenly in my ear, his lips grazing my ear, which made tingles travel down my body.
I looked up at him, confused. "I haven't gone anywhere."
He sighs. "I know, it's just we haven't been alone together for ages, we haven't been able to. Harry's always been around. I've missed having you in my arms."
I nod and sigh. "He's still angry you know." Liam nods, his expression sad. "We shouldn't even be doing this right now" I whisper.
"I know" he replies, holds me tighter, brushing hair out of my face. "I just want to save the moment right now Annie. I know this is against the rules, but it hurts me to much to try and forget you. Please... I can't cope with you pushing me away again. I know we can't be together, I wish it was different, but I...." He broke off.
"It's okay" I tell him, and I rub his arm comfortingly. "I understand you."
"You do?" He asked, sounding surprised but pleased.
I nod, then sigh again, resting my head on his shoulder, closing my eyes. "Just save the moment Liam."
"I am" he breaths. "And the moment is almost perfect right now."
I smiled. "I'm glad you think so, because that's what I think so to."
He half laughs, and I can't help it, I look up at him and into his beautiful eyes. I can see them sparkling with happiness, but under that the anxiousness, the anger and the sadness. It makes my smile falter but I stop myself from feeling sad. Cherish the moment, I tell myself, at least he's not gone, at least he's still here, at least I can stay in his arms just for now.
"Annie, I've been thinking... I don't know how to tell you..." he starts of again, slowly but then breaks off looking as though he can't fine the right words. I watch him carefully, his face is sad. I nod slowly, trying to urge him on.
"What is it Liam? Tell me" I say, lifting his chin up so he's looking at me properly again.
He sighs, takes my hand and squeezes it. "I... I know shouldn't say this but... I have to. I really love you." He stops, I try to speak but he stops me. "Don't say anything please. Okay? Just let me carry on."
I nod, shutting my mouth again and waiting.
"I've been thinking, working things out in my head, and I just... please don't get mad, but I..."
Suddenly he breaks off as we hear slamming doors and Harry yells "we're back!" startling me. I bite my lip, anxiously, slipping from Liam's arms and standing up. I don't want to be caught alone with him.
I give him a sorry look before rushing off to greet the others. I want to know what Liam wanted to say but still I can't risk being seen alone with him, Harry would fly of the handle about it I'm sure. He sounded so serious when he was talking, I wondered what it was that he needed to sound so serious about.
I headed into the kitchen, finding the boys already opening the pizza boxes causing the smell of it to get up my nose making me feel hungry.
"Looks good" I commented, smiling in greeting at them.
"Just like you" Louis called smirking in his usual behaviour attitude. I just sighed and rolled my eyes at him.
Niall was already trying to get a piece of pizza but Harry kept swatting his hand away with a order of "wait for the others."
I giggled, sitting down with the rest of them and waiting for Zayn and Liam to come in as well. Soon there were footsteps and Liam came through the door. I smiled at him and he half smiled back but I could tell there was something bothering him and I again wondered what he had wanted to say. He didn't finish what he was saying so I didn't know. It seemed like it was something serious though.
"Where's Zayn?" Niall complained, looking hungry and staring at the pizza.
"Shall I go and get him" I suggested.
Harry shook his head. "No, he'll probably be down soon. Let's just start."
I nodded, feeling bad about not waiting for him but deciding that it was okay. Niall was already wolfing down his piece of pizza and reaching for another. I just rolled my eyes at him. He ate so much all the time. I picked up a piece of pizza not feeling particularly hungry but starting to eat it anyway.
Suddenly there were footsteps again behind me and I turned to see a very moody looking Zayn walk in. I gave him a curious look wondering what was wrong but he however didn't seem to want to look anyone in the eyes. He sat down moodily in his seat, not taking any food and staring at the floor. I shared a glance with the others who were looking curious and concerned. I wondered whether he and Perrie had argued on the phone or something.
I finished my pizza slice and wiped my hands still wondering what was wrong. Finally Louis spoke up and asked him, "you alright mate?"
He nodded, looking anything but alright and still looking away moodily.
"Are you sure?" Niall was next to ask. He again nodded moodily.
"Are you sure you're sure?" Harry next queried.
"Yeah, i'm fine guys," he grumbled finally speaking and looking annoyed at their questioning.
"Are you sure, your sure, your sure?" Liam asked.
Zayn made an annoyed noise jumping up from his seat quickly. "I'm fine! Just leave me alone!" He shouted at us all and then he stormed angrily from the room, leaving a stunned silence in his wake.
I wanted to go after him and talk to him, check what was wrong but refrained from it. I'd let him calm down. The others didn't seem to be particularly phased by it and just shrugged it off, finishing of the pizza in silence.
After it was if sighed we went through to the other room to watch another film together. I again wanted to go and see whether Zayn was alright but decided that maybe I should do it without anyone's knowledge so as not to draw attention to it. I watched the film for a while before saying to the others, "be back in a second. Just need the toilet."
I walked from the room, looking over at Liam who was staring after him. I felt like he wanted to follow me, maybe because then he could get me on my own and continue what he was saying before. But he didn't follow me so I continued on to the hall and made my way up the stairs, not actually needing the toilet.
I headed for Zayn's room instead, knocking carefully on the door when I got to it and waiting. He didn't call me in so I pushed the door open slowly, letting myself in gently to see him sitting in a corner, hugging his knees and looking upset and angry. He looked up at me as I entered and I felt a little nervous in case he started shouting but he didn't.
I approached him cautiously, kneeling down in front of him and saying quietly, "Zayn, I know you're not okay. What happened?"
He didn't reply, looking away and keeping quite. I sighed and sat down my legs crossed. "I'm not leaving till you tell me what's wrong."
He sighed and then turned his head to face me. "It's Perrie," he muttered and I nodded, sighing.
"What happend?" I asked him kindly.
He shrugs disgruntled. "She just doesn't seem to get it."
"Get what?" I question and he makes a exasperated noise.
"I'm trying so hard to keep us together, really I am, but it's not enough, she just keeps getting mad," he tells me. "I don't know how much more I can take with this. It's like anything I say, anything I do doesn't show her enough. She keeps asking whether I love her."
"Which you do, don't you?" I said and he nodded vigorously.
"I really do, so much," he replies and then sighs again running his hand through his hair annoyed. "She keeps telling me how annoyed she is and about how I'm not seeing her much."
"Then why don't you visits her, then?" I suggest.
He shakes his head moodily grumbling, "no, she'll alone shout at me."
"No she won't. If you go and visit she'll probably be happy Zayn," I told him. He just shrug and I carry on trying to persuade him. "If she wants you to visit you should. It would be a good thing for you both. Maybe it would help to sort things out again between you to."
He sat there thinking to himself before finally nodding. "I guess you're right."
I smiled and he smiled back weakly. "I'll arrange it then."
I nodded encouragingly and get up as I said,"I better go back, the boys will wonder where I've gone."
He nods. "Thanks Annie for helping."
"That's okay," I reply and smile. I just wanted to make sure he was okay and that Perrie and him would work things out. I don't like seeing love and good relationships being ruined. Even if my own love life couldn't be worked out simply at least others could be fixed.
I left the room and headed back down stairs. I hoped I hadn't taken to long as I had only supposedly been to the toilet. When I got to the bottom of the stairs there is a knock on the front door. I look at it for a few seconds before yelling, "I'll get it!"
I step towards it anxiously, worried and surprised that I actually am getting the bravery to answer the door. I open it slowly saying questioningly, "hello?"
But there is no one there. I shuddered as I looked around curiously feeling tense. Who was that?
For a few more moments I stand and look out but after that decided that maybe I had imagined it or something. But then my eye falls on something in the door steps. I stare at it. It is a small envelope. I pick it up, closing the door behind me and look down at it. On the front stuck in newspaper print is the name 'Harry.'