81. The Trespasser
"You've got to be kidding!" I try hard not to let the emotion in my thoughts show on the outside. "You sent your sidekick to terrorize an innocent street of people to stop me from making out with my own boyfriend?!"
"Well, when you put it like that-"
"John! Do you have any idea how stupid that is?" He is so goddamn frustrating. "Seriously, kissing you is the opposite of what I want to do to you right now!"
"Wow, calm down, X-Man." I can sense his laughter. Can't he see this is not funny?
"Don't call me that!" I can hear even my thoughts getting more and more irate now.
"You're acting like them!" His laughter is gone and he sounds increasing frustrated now, though I can’t seem to figure out why. "I thought you wanted to live dangerously."
"Yes. I wanted to. Me! I don't want other people getting hurt!" I now realize how bad this could get. If we have to fight Voltage, she won't give up easily.
"Well, at least it worked. You're not kissing that boring, douchey X-Man anymore." I am about to reply with a sassy comment when I pick up on the thoughts he does not intend for me to hear. "Why is she still with him? Can't she see how restricting he is? I need her. Why won't she just freaking kiss me?!"
"Because I don't want to kiss you!" I snap back in my mind.
"Hey! Stop listening to my private thoughts!" He protests. "Damn, she's better at this than I expected!"
"It's not nice, is it? And I usually excel people's expectations." I feel my anger reduce as I irritate him more and more.
"Stop it!" His thoughts get louder. "She's going to drive me insane! What if she finds out?"
"Finds out what?" I think smugly. "Now you know how it feels."
"Get out of my head, Evelyn! I'm warning you!" His anger begins to scare me slightly, but he deserves this. "It's okay. I've just got to clear my mind. Then she won't see anything. If I'm not thinking anything, she can't find anything."
"What are you trying to hide, John?" I try to push further, closing my eyes to disconnect myself from the jet around me.
"Evelyn. This is your last warning! Get out of my head or I swear to God-" His frustration cuts off his thoughts. "Goddamit! Why does she have to know everything?! Why did I have to let her in? Why is she so irritatingly beautiful? Why-"
"You think I'm beautiful?" I push him as far as I can, feeling the smirk grow on my lips.
"That's it! No more warnings! Stay the hell out of my head!" His thoughts get louder and louder, soon consuming my mind.
"You can't keep me out, John!" I feel like my thoughts are shouting over his. The pressure in my head starts to hurt.
"Get out!" His voice takes me over entirely and I hear myself scream in pain, my eyes shooting open, before everything goes black.
**Sorry this chapter was so short. I just thought that was a good place to end it. Also, I recently posted a portrait of Evelyn in my mumbles, so I thought I’d post it here as well. Hope you like it. Feedback is always appreciated! :)**