We were both walking to her house in silence, not awkward silence though. I dont think she wants to talk about any of the guys but im anxious to know everything. But i guess ill wait till she is ready, it looked like she had alot on her mind, she looked hurt too. I didnt know her house so i let her lead the way. I really liked her, but Luke still has feeling for her, Ashton and her maybe had a thing too, and i dont know whats on her mind, so i am just trying to be friends.
She told me her parents were going to be gone for 5 days so they werent home and we talked the whole way to her house. When we got there i recognized her house because it was somewhat near mine.
"Well this is my house" she said with a reassuring smile. Her house was very nice and huge. "Wanna come in" she offered but i didnt wanna push it with her.
"No ill head home now, i live near so its fine"
"Oh my god Calum just come in, ill dry your clothes then drive you home, and dont say no" she joked.
'Okay, okay" we walked toward the front door.
The inside of her house was very nice, and open, this place had about 20 rooms! We headed up the stairs and down a hallway into a more 'hidden/secret path' to her room. Her room was big, one wall with her bed and record covers of bands i loved covering it, her desk was covered with really good sketches and drawings, she had two guitars hung on a wall and one on a stand next to a comfy couch and a keyboard. She had 2 doors, one leading to a bathroom and one leading to a walk-in closet and a balcony.
She went into the closet, 2 minutes later coming back with sweatpants in her hand.
"Here" she said "go into the bathroom" throwing them at me.
"Who's are these?" I said said since they were men sweats.
"Uhh... someone just left them here"
"Just put them on so i can dry your clothes" she headed towards the closet. I went into her bathroom noticing that along with lotions, body sprays and other products there was a razor with blood and some blood on the sink and floor, not alot but a good amount. Was she self harming herself? I was now worried but i headed out the bathroom anyways. I noticed the sweatpants were Lukes old ones. When i headed out the bathroom she had changed and started to play The 1975 on a record player. She looked up and smiled at me. I smiled back. She took my clothes down the hall leaving me alone in her room for a while. I didnt know she drew this good or that she played guitar and the keyboard.
"I didnt know you knew how to play guitar and keyboard"
"Oh that, i knew how to play the keyboard since i was younger but Luke taught me how to play guitar"
"Oh, seems like you and Luke hung out alot."
"Eh-" she hopped up from her bed and went to the balcony because it sounded like someone had pulled in. "Crap. Its Luke and Ashton" she said looking at them hop out the car.
"What are they doing here?"
"I dunno but gee this is very annoying" she said annoyed. Right away we heard the doorbell ring and we went down to answer it.
"What are you guys doing here?"I said right away.
"You mean what are you doing at Crystals house" Ashton snapped.
"Crystal and i are just hanging out, and you guys weren't invited.
"Why are you wearing my pants?" Luke said confused. Right. Crystal quickly changed the topic.
"Okayy look im asking you to leave right now kindly, please do so" she said smiling.
"Crystal stop being like this i just wanna talk to you" Ashton pleaded, i was so confused how did they know each other. Then i remembered Ashton always talking about some Crystal girl and realized this was her! I had always wanted to meet her because Ashton made her sound so cool which she is, i was shocked because i remembered all the things he had said about her, he really loved her as a friend and never meant to hurt her by avoiding her, he just thought it was the best for her and suddenly i felt bad. This Crystal, was the Crystal i have known about since the band got together, the girl Luke would rant about all the time, he was madly in love with her and still is, and the girl Ashton was best friends with. I cant believe i was just figuring this out, she meant so much to all of and didnt even know.
"Not now please" she said calmly.
"Fine but we all need to talk to you, all four of us"
"Four." he said pointing to michael in the car. This was soon gonna be really interesting.
"Fine. you can come over tomorrow" she said and closed the door.
"Sorry" i spoke up.
"All this happening to you, im not even fully sure of whats going on, but i remember Luke and Ashton always talking about you, i knw how much you mean to them" I said honestly while we headed upstairs.
"Dont be sorry, its fine" she said with a distant look. When we got into her room again, i was observing her trying to find her scars, she was wearing a tank top and nothing was on her arms, but she wore sweats meaning the scars were probably there, she never wore shorts either.
"I suppose you know how to play guitar?" she said picking up a classic black one.
"Do you know any songs" she said handing it to me and turning the music off. I started to play a bink-182 song. The rest of the night we messed around laying the guitar and keyboard together, forgetting the time it was now, 3:24 am.
"Its late now Crystal, i should go home now" I said noticing she was resting on my shoulder on a light sleep. Now i didnt know what to do. I picked her up onto the bed watching her sleep for a while so peacefully. I went into the bathroom to change back into my jeans that she dried for earlier. I saw the razor sitting there, and it broke my heart, what made her so sad to do this? I walked out the bathroom and turned off her room light, i was going to leave but realized she was home alone so i crawled onto the couch she had in her room and fell in a deep sleep.