* MADISON *
“HAPPY BIRTHDAY!” yells Harry and Liam as the run into my room. I jolt upwards.
“Oh shoot! Sorry.” Says Liam, “We thought you were awake."
Louis runs into my room his arms full of bags. A giddy smile on his face.
Zayn and Niall stand just inside the doorway. They both has guilty smiles on their faces. Zayn whispers something in Naill’s ear and Niall whispers something back. Zayn sighs then take a few steps towards my bed. I cough and look away from him. Niall goes up to Zayn and pulls a piece of paper from Zayn’s pocket then pulls a piece from this own. He walks up to my bed. I freeze and Niall sighs and put the papers next to me. Then walks out the door and I hear his door slam.
“So,” Liam says, “How old are you today Madison?”
“You’re old!” yells Harry.
“And how old are you?” I say while smirking.
"Um, 20." He mumbles.
I laugh loudly.
“You’re old!” yells Louis, mimicking Harry.
“Anyway,” says Louis, dumping the bags on my bed. “Happy Birthday! We will be downstairs if you need us.” They all shuffle out of my room. I reach for the pieces of paper Niall gave to me. The first one says;
I’m so sorry that I yelled at you it was an accident. I promise. I regret it so much. When you said you didn’t trust any of us, it broke my heart. Especially, the part of you thinking we were friends. We can still be friends. If you want? I want to be your friend. Sorry for ruining your first day of being out of the slave house. Btw, we aren’t going to make you be a slave or anything.
From your friend (hopefully) Niall xoxo
I wipe the tears from my cheeks as I pick up Zayn’s letter;
I’m sorry for what I did yesterday. I am normally a nice person, honestly. I just really like to get my way, and if I don't I tend to get angry. I'm sorry.
I quietly stand and walk to Niall’s room. I knock quietly.
“Come in.” his voice is hoarse, from crying, I think. I walk in. Niall is sitting on his bed his eyes red and blotchy.
“Um. Hey?” I say and scratch the back of my neck, “Look. I had already made up my mind before I read your letter.”
His faces fall, "Oh."
"I want to be your friend Niall." His face breaks into a huge smile.
“Yeah!” I give him a big hug, “I forgive you by the way.”
I give him another smile before I leave and walk downstairs. I walk into the living room where the boys are.
“Um. Hey. Can I please talk to you Zayn?” I ask when I walk in.
"Yeah sure." He stands up and follows me into the kitchen.
“So I read your letter and I just want to say that I forgive you. I know you didn’t mean it. It just scared me, that’s all.”
He smiles widely at me, “Ok. I’m really sorry that I scared you. Let’s go back to the living room.”
We walk in a comfortable silence back to the others. Niall has joined them. On the coffee table sits all the bags Louis put in my room.
Harry grabs a bag and says, “Here. Happy Birthday.” I grab the purple bag and look inside and gasp. Inside is a copy of each of the Harry Potter books, they are all signed.
"Thank you, Harry."
I look inside the bag from Louis, inside is a beautiful strapless Red dress. Liam got me a set of beats. Niall gave me $100 and Zayn gave me a whole bunch of make-up. I look at him and raise an eyebrow. ‘Don't ask.' He mouths. I shrug it off. "Thank you guys these are awesome gifts."
“So, who want to play a game of Truth or Dare?” Ask Niall.
“MEEEEE!” We all shout.
“Ok. Ok. Jeez! Harry Truth or Dare?” Niall says.
“I dare you to eat a tablespoon full of chilli sauce.” Niall smirks.
“You’re on!” replies Harry, casually. But moments later he comes out screaming, "THAT STUFF IS BLOODY HOT!!"
We all crack up laughing.
“Madison. Truth or Dare?” Harry asks smirking.
“Tell us about your past.”