We planned this party for Maya, it took several days to buy everything, and get it sorted. Alex took Maya to school as well, which gave us more time. This was her 16th Birthday, we had to make it perfect.
On the Monday, Maya's birthday of course, we woke her up slightly earlier, and gave her a small present before she went to school. While she was there, we put up all the decorations inside, and made sure it was all good. Everything was as we planned. We had a cake, which looked absolutely delicious, some 'Sweet 16' decorations and a small-ish pile of presents, neatly wrapped by Dan. And, Dan told me he wanted to ask her something tonight. I knew exactly what that 'something' would be.
Alex picked me up from school, and we drove back to his house. Today had been quite boring, but the boys all gave me small presents this morning, which was so nice and cute. Alex got me a pack of earrings he saw me looking at, they were nice fake stretchers; I'd never been allowed real ones, and I don't think I'd suit them. Dan got me a long necklace; I could easily keep it under my school shirt, so I got away with wearing it. Phil gave me a beautiful silver bracelet that I wore almost all day, before I got told to take it off by the head teacher. I hung on to Alex's leather jacket until we got back, then I took my helmet off and ran into the house.
When I walked in it was really dark, I guessed Dan and Phil had gone out somewhere. I ran into the living room and they jumped out, scaring me enough to make me fall over; embarrassing.
"Careful there." Phil laughed, helping me up. "Happy Birthday!"
"Happy Birthday Maya!" Dan and Alex screamed. They lead me further in, Dan beside me, holding my hand, and the others behind. There was a big pile of presents, wrapped in spotty paper, and banners saying Happy Birthday on them. These guys were so perfect.
"Thank you!" I hugged them all, almost bouncing with joy.
"Open your presents then!" Dan giggled.
I ran over to the pile and sat down on the floor. I unwrapped them all like a little kid at Christmas. The smile never left my face, this was the best I'd felt in a long time. Once they were all open, and I was wearing any jewelry, I loved bracelets and earrings, We binned the rubbish, and They brought in a Square shaped, pink cake, illuminated by large candles. They sang Happy Birthday to me, and I blew the candles out. I was 16 now.