13 years ago
I glanced across the room to see a dirty blonde haired boy chasing something in the corner of the room. I pull myself up using the massive bookcase before taking large, stomping steps in his direction. As I reached him, I noticed he was playing with a sword and a motorised horse. His pool brown eyes glanced up at me as he came to a stop.
"Wamma joim?" I giggle because his teeth were still growing so he couldn't say the letter n. When I nodded, he stuck out his hand that was a few centimetres larger than mine. "I'm Zack!"
"I'm Kaitlyn." We use big motion as we shake each other's hands. "Fwends?"
"Fwends!" We hug each other tightly.
10 years ago
"Ready?!" I look up to see Zack stood on his bunk bed getting ready to leap off.
I jump into the bottom bunk before shouting. "Ready when you are!"
"Bombs away!" I see a blur of white, black and blue as he lands on his knees. Unfortunately, he didn't land in the clear open floor like we planned. He barely made it on the toy box. He stood up and faced me with his eyes brimming with tears. Zacks hands were scraped and so we're his knees. He was about to run off screaming when I cut him off.
"Wait! Wait! Wait!" I ran over to him. He has always been at least a foot taller than me. Zack always looked like he was a couple of years older than me when he isn't. I kneel down in front of him before placing both my hands on each of his knees. They glowed for a brief moments before I pulled away, revealing clean skin and fixed jeans. I stood up, placing my index finger on my lips. "Don't tell anyone!"
"I won't!" He placed his hands out so we could do our secret hand shake. Once we were done, his hands were healed. Zack placed his index finger on his lips. "Our secret!"
"Our secret!" I giggle.
5 years ago
"But I'm scared!" We stood outside the school gates in our very different outfits. I was wearing a red mini skirt with black leggings and deep red boots along with a black top. Zack was wearing jeans yet again along with a deep green shirt and a blue checkered over-shirt to match.
"Don't be." Zack smiled warmly.
"But what if they hurt me again?" With this, Zack pulled me into a big bear hug.
"They won't." His voice was muffled in my hair as I tried my best to hold back sobs. "Because I'll be with you all the time."
"Really?" I pull back to look up into his mysterious eyes.
3 years ago
"Your turn!" Zack handed me the bow and arrow as I prepared myself for my part of the archery lesson. We were at summer camp and Charlie had pulled us away from the rest of the group.
"Remember what I said." Charlie leaned down slightly as he got my hands into position. "Aim for the red circle in the target. Ignore everything else. There's only you and the target..."
I zoned him out as I pull back. I could hear the beautiful song the birds were singing in the distance. Narrowing my eyes, I pull my bow into the correct position before letting go of the arrow and thin string.
"Bullseye!" Zack swooped me up in his big arms and twirled me around in the air. "Well done Kaitlyn!"
"Why thank you, thank you!" I bow as I pretend using a posh voice. Giggling I continue. "I'd like to thank all the people who brought me here today!"
"That includes me!" Zack tackled me to the ground.
18 months ago
"Ready?" Zack pulled me up using both hands.
"Yeah." I beamed up at him, wondering how he hasn't noticed the fact I have a little crush on him. We were getting ready to go on stage for the School Play 'The Rocky Horror Show'. I was playing Rebecca and he was Daniel. "You?"
"Ready as I'll ever be!" He smirked as we got into position by the steps. "Listen before we go on stage, I just wanted to let you know..."
"Zack!" I scream as I get dragged through backstage by two people. Zack came running after me but the automatic school doors got locked shut. One of the largest needles I've seen got pressed into my arm as the last words I heard came to my ears.
"Let go of her!"