This chapter is dedicated to my friend Zainab, who gave me a great idea!
Thanks again <3
After the beach Jake took us to our houses. Yeah you heard me we get our own houses! We decided to both live near Jake.
The houses were a lot smaller then regular houses since only one person lived in them.
But still, i get a house all to myself!
There were two side by side that were vacant, so me and Collin decided to pick them. Jake was only a few doors down. Collins house was to my right (when i faced the house) and the house on the left looked like someone lived there.
I walked in and to my left was the living room and to my right was the kitchen. Straight ahead was a spiral staircase! I went upstairs and at the top was a door, i opened it and found myself in a large room, what I'm guessing was my room. There was two doors, one that lead to a beautiful washroom and the other a walk in closet! I had a queen size bed, a bookcase, a desk, two night stands and a dresser.
I was so excited, i had to share a room with my little sister, Juliana, so having my own room is awesome!
Juliana, i miss her so much.
The last time i saw her was this morning. She was telling me about her new class pet, Henry the hamster. She had her curly hair in pink tails and was wearing my pink heart earrings but i didn't say anything.
A knock at the door snapped me out of my thoughts. I ran down the stairs and opened the door expecting it to be Jake or Collin. It was neither of them. There stood a boy, towering high above me, with short, dirty blonde hair and light brown eyes.
"Hi there." I said.
"Hey, i came to greet my new neighbour." He said. " I'm Kyle."
"Emily." I said smiling.
He was cute.
"You ready to go?" Jake said.
I looked passed Kyle and saw him and Collin waiting for me. I almost forgot we were going out for dinner.
"Yeah." I said closing the door.
"This is Kyle, he lives next door, Kyle this is Jake, he lives a few doors down and this is Collin he lives next door." I said introducing everyone.
"Hey." Kyle said flashing them a smile.
"Hi!" Jake said.
"Hi." Collin said with a tight smile, whats up with him?
I raised my eyebrow at him but he just shrugged pretending that he didn't know what i was talking about.
We sat at a both for four, i sat beside Collin, Kyle sat in front of me and Jake sat beside him.
It was quite for a bit as we stuffed our faces when Jake spoke up.
"So Kyle, how did you end up here?"
Man that boy was curious.
Kyle put his sub down and wiped his mouth with a napkin. "I was actually beat to death." He said unfazed.
"I found out that my girlfriend was cheating on me and so i confronted the guy. A week later him and his buddies came and beat me."
Me, Jake and Collin just sat there staring at him.
"I'm sorry." I said.
"It ok, it was a long time ago, I'm over it now." He said.
"How long ago?" Jake asked.
This boy was way to curious.
I shoot him a look.
"Thats alright, it has been about fifteen years, give or take a few." Kyle said taking a sip of his coke.
"Wow your older then me!" Jake said mesmerized.
"I think thats enough interrogating Jake." Collin said.
"Sorry, i got carried away." He said.
We all got out of Kyle's car and went our separate ways, i opened my front door and called out, "I'm home." When it hit me. No one was here, i was alone, i was dead and i wasn't going to get to see my family. I realized what Jake did, he keep us busy all day so that it would take our minds off of reality.
I sank to the ground and started sobbing.
I missed my mom.
I missed my dad.
I missed Juliana.
I missed Alison.
I missed everyone.
I was alone...
My phone startled me and i looked at the screen, it was Collin.
I pressed 'answer'.
"Hello?" I choked out.
"Emily? Are you alright, i called to make sure you were settled in."
"No." I said as tears rolled down my checks not seeming to stop.
"I'll be over in a few." He said and hung up.
A few seconds later, just like he promised, he was at my door.