12. Finding My One
"Let me go, Zayn. It's useless!" I yelled as he persistently followed me wherever I went. "Zayn, come on. She doesn't want you, Mate." Called Niall, munching on a candy bar as he did so. Harry ran up in front of me and I stopped, putting my hand on the pommel of my new sword that I had gotten as a gift from Harry for my victory. "Would you just stop and talk to him? And think about the proposal that I gave you." That was another thing. Harry had officially invited me to join them on their team. I said that I would think on it. "Why should I talk to him? All I'm going to end up doing is hurting him..." But, Harry didn't listen. He simply turned me around to face Zayn and then left. "Lu, what do you think you're doing? I don't want you to run away from me anymore... " I cut him off with a raise of my hand. "Stop right there and think about what you're about to say next and what you just said... After all, I didn't even know you were alive until about an hour ago! And as for what I'm doing? I'm going away so that no one gets hurt..." I said, watching the shadows for movement. He didn't know about the pure ones, and I wanted to get out before he got the chance. "Lusetta, I love you." He said casually, as if it was something easily said. "Zayn, you don't even know me anymore... how can you--" "Because, in my heart, we never even left each other. It feels like I've known you forever! Please, listen to me!" I knew what he was talking about... I had felt it myself. He was the true one for me, but that didn't matter. My life didn't matter anymore. "Zayn, you can't change my mind this time. I'm leaving and don't bother looking for me... You won't find me living." His face changed instantly. There was horror plastered upon it. His jaw dropped and his eyes went wide with fear. A tear fell from one of his dark brown eyes and I had to look away. "Lu, I lost you once... Please don't leave me again..." I turned and looked at him, tears falling from my eyes as well. "I left you? Last I recall, you were the one who left me for this team, apparently. Your faked death and funeral. I went to it! I thought you were dead for years!" I hit my knees and let my head drop to face the ground. "Everybody leaves in the end, Zayn! Everyone! They either die or just get up and walk out of your life forever! Sometimes you might find someone again, but it's rare! I Don't want this anymore! I don't want life! It hurts so much!!" He ran over and held me in his arms as we both cried together. I was hurt and was done with life. "Every part of my life has been a hardship. there is no happiness anymore... Only pain...." He lifted my head to make me look into his eyes. "You have me. I've found you again and I'm never letting go of you. I love you more than life itself and will do whatever I have to do to keep you safe. You are my reason for living and going on... Let me be yours!" He bent down and kissed me. There were sparks and fireworks everywhere and suddenly, I didn't feel so alone. I felt happy again even though I had just been on the verge of suicide. I guess that's what happens when you find your one... And I finally realized... I had found mine.