1. The Dream
~Flashback~ I screamed as my back hit the brick wall of the dark alley. As he stooped to my position on the floor his hand roughly connected with my face. Tears threatened to slip out of my eyes. "Next time you try to run away so help me I will make you so sorry." he sneered. I nodded slowly. I am trapped. There is no way out of this alley without running through him and that is as close to impossible as anything you can think of. Using his mind he picked up a garbage can and hauled it at me. I dodged it and curled up into a ball. Am I going to die? He got closer to my face and I could feel his hair tickle my face. "Am I understood?" he asked. I nodded quickly. "ANSWER ME!!" he yelled. "I-I get it." I cried. He smiled. "Good. If you tell anyone about this I swear to god you will regret it." he threatens. "I-I won't." I lied. "I don't believe you. I think it's time for a little memory wipe." he said. "No! Please don't do that!" I cried. He grabbed my arm my head started hurting. Before I knew it I was passed out on the floor in some alley way with my boyfriend with me. As I revived I heard his nervous voice call me. "Thank god Tavi you are okay! I found you in an alleyway." he said. Something was wrong. He moved out of my way allowing me to leave. I rushed out of the alley as fast as my legs could carry me. I heard him laugh as I kept tripping over my own two feet. ~Out Of Flashback~ My eyes shot open as I sat up in my bed. My emerald green eyes all red and puffy from crying. Annabeth rushed in my room and within seconds was standing in my doorway with a bat in her hands.
"Are you okay? I heard screaming." she asked warily. I shook my head and she sat in bed next to me with her arms around me. I started crying hysterically.
"Was it the same dream again?" she asked.
"Mmhm." I nodded.
"Taviet you have to stop worrying about him. He's gone now." she said.
"I know, I just can't stop thinking about him. It irritates me how I can't remember his face and it's all a blur. Shouldn't I be able to remember a guy who ruined my life?" I asked annoyed.
"Don't worry. Uncle Chase lives in town for a reason. Him and the police force are supposed to make sure you are safe." she persuaded.
"I just don't feel safe knowing he is still out there." I cried. She patted my back and gave me a big bear hug.
"Try to go to sleep. You start at your new school tomorrow afternoon." she reminded me.
"What if the people don't like me and think I am a big nerdy loser?" I worried.
"Look, if anyone bullies you then you tell them you're nineteen year old sister will beat them senseless." she threatened. I nodded and let out a hoarse laugh. She left the room and I laid back under my comforter. I really hope the other teenagers like me. I looked at the time. 1:50 am. Geez. I need to get some sleep. I pulled the comforter over my head and let myself get wrapped into the blanket of warmth. Within minutes I was out like a light. As usual, I have the dream only once a night. It's only good dreams from here.