"Jason... Jason Rivera?" I scoffed. I threw my gaze back at the people walking out.
"Rissa." He called but I pretended like I didn't hear him.
What the hell does he want now.
"Clarissa. How have you been?"
"I'm doing great without you" I stood up from my sit and walked closer to him.
"That's how you'll say hi, after seeing me for the first time in five years"
"What do you suggest I do? Roll out a red carpet, or freak out because almighty Jason Rivera showed up after five years" I sighed.
"Clarissa.." he drawled and I rolled my eyes and went back to sit.
Could Louisa just show up now before I freak out.
"Best. Best best OMG bestttttt" I heard her voice scream out loud.
"Best... Louisa" I sprang up my feet and almost ran to her.
We both hugged ourselves so tight, that you'll think we were glued to each other.
"I've missed you more than I can explain" she rasped.
"Missed you too, I'm glad you back now, shall we?"
"Sure." She smiled, I've genuinely missed her smile.
"Louisa!" Jason called, the freak was still standing there.
"OMG Jay, Jason Rivera, this feels like a reunion" Louisa couldn't hold her horses, she was speaking so fast ad in few seconds and a blink of my eyes my best friend was wrapping her hand around his body.
"How have you been?"
"Great, you look really good it's really been five years" he had a smile plastered on his face as he spoke
I feel like hitting him so hard
Jason Rivera and I go way back in highschool, he was a one time bully. He didn't get to bully me again after I was forced to tutor him by our teacher, we became close friends untill our 12th grade, dude stopped attending classes, he didn't call neither did he text, I found out he moved, he freaking left the country without saying good bye. I wasn't mad at him for leaving, I was sad because he never considered me close enough to tell me he was leaving, he didn't even say bye, I would have wished him farewell.
Well even if I didn't wish him, he's fine I can obviously see he's faring well.
"Can we leave now Isa?"
"What do you mean leave, I just met Jay here"
"You can stay but you should know I want to leave, I'm having a meeting inthirty minutes time" I rolled my eyes and began walking out
"Hey, Jay" I turned around and noticed she was giving him her phone to out in his number.
I turned around and made to walk when I bumped into someone, I lost balance and could feel myself falling, just then the person I bumped into catches me half way through my fall.
I was in a romantic position with my hero.
I stared at the person looking really shocked. I couldn't make out a word.
He's blue eyes stares at me weirdly, his black hair was brushed backwards but it fell since he was bending to hold me, I looked at him again to be sure my mind wasn't playing games with me, that pink lips of his that has always been the reason I got distracted was looking even more pink.
This should be a dream, he couldn't be back no, I was must definitely dreaming.
He almost look unrecognizable, I wouldn't have known he was the one if I hadn't been so close to him before.
Gradually taking a stand from our position I looked fixed at him and so did he. All so suddenly he's back after five years.
"Clarissa?" He's voice was kinda low and unbelievably.
I stepped back, trying to speak but the words were so heavy to process.
"Vaxel." I muttered.
Louisa's was starring at me the whole time.
"Vaxel!" Louisa called out. I turned and noticed Jay was starring at the both of us, not only him but so many people.
I looked round with some sort of hurt feeling building inside of me.
Couldn't say anything, I was dumb, looked at Louisa, she understood what I wanted.
I wanted to leave this place, I feel so suffocated.
I walked out of thier sight with Louisa following behind me
Why do I feel hurt, I thought I was done with this feeling, Why do I suddenly feel pained.
We got to where my car was parked, the driver opened the door for me, I hopped in and so did Louisa.
I was trying my best not to seem hurt or feel hurt, I didn't want Louisa's return to be spoilt by me.
"Best you'll be fine, just act like you don't know he's here"
"Never said I wasn't okay Louisa, I'm fine seeing him has no effect on me"
"Really now, but you've been sulking"
"Louisa, I'm fine okay, we'll hang out later tonight, I have a meeting in the next thirty minutes."
"Okay, umh Rissa, I'll be staying at your place okay, I and dad are still not in talking terms"
"What do you mean your still not in talking terms with your dad"
"That's a discussion for later."
"Well if that's the case feel at home but mind you, I'll be back to my house on sunday, mom forced me to stay for the weekend"
"There's no problem, I'll fit just fine" she sighed.
"Is there anything problem?"
"Nah! I'm just wondering didn't you see how hot Jay looked" she sighed starring out the window. I have her a playful hit on her arm.
"Your crazy and here I was thinking you weren't fine"
"I'm fine fool" she retorted.
"Umh Mr Ralph, please take me to the office and afterwards take my best here to the house"
I stared at the very big blue sky from the balcony of my office, the weather was perfect for a swim, letting out a sigh I tucked my hair at the back of my hair, let the beautiful dancing of the wind to dance around my body.
I'll be fine with what ever is going to happen, Jason and Vaxel being around is nothing, besides I don't care.
Tonight is for my baby girl.
The loud music bounced loudly in my ear, I stared closely at the people who danced around, some had drinks in thier hand while some danced alone, few were clung to thier partners dancing.
I and Louisa just arrived at the club, we are celebrating her return and apparently my new position as the CEO.
It's a VIP club meant for the rich not everyone could afford to come here.
"What would you like" the bartender asked as we sat on the stool.
"Umh Whiskey!" Louisa pronounced.
"You miss?" He threw the question at me.
"Umh, grape juice"
"Common Rissa, don't tell me you still have that old habit, you still don't have alcohol?"
"I don't want to loose my sanity, I'm sure you'll loose your's soon, if I get drunk, who's going to drive, you?" I scoffed.
"Common Rissa... It's good to drink, we are celebrating just have a shot you'll feel good" she nagged.
I hissed realising a blunt "No"
"Fine just one shot of whatever she's having" I turned to the waiter.
"So you'll be going to work tommorow?" I asked Louisa as she drank from her glass.
"Yes, can't wait to start working." she looked really happy.
"I wish your dad can see how good you are as a doctor"
"He'll never be proud of me, he practically disowned me remember, I couldn't do a thing I had no one. He'll always want me to follow his foot step but I don't want to, I hate politics" She sniffed in and drank more.
Even if this was a happy moment for both of us, we were still sad, we are where want to be but still sad.
It may sound crazy but Louisa's father is the president of my country, the president who practically disowned his daughter because she went after her dreams, he stoped speaking with her, didn't want to further her education, he acts like he doesn't have Louisa as a daughter, he treats my friend badly. I know what's she's been through, and I know how I forced her to go after her dreams, now look where she is now.
"I'm so happy and proud of you best, I wish your dad is too, don't worry one-day he will, he'll call you one day and apologize to you" I carresed her hand.
"Hey Rissa.. Louisa" That familiar voice called out.
"Jay, so good to see you again" Louisa who was tipsy" Smiled at him while I turned to face another direction, I want nothing to do with him.
"Rissa!" he called.
"It's Clarissa!" Why the hell does he keeps calling me Rissa, I'm not his friend so he shouldn't.
"Another one"I emptied the content in the glass into my mouth and drop the glass on the table.
The bartender turned some more Into the the glass and I drank it speedily.
I was suddenly feel cheated, I felt i was once again cheated by people who I cared for and loved, I felt lik a big fool.
I watched Louisa speak with Jason, even if I hated him and didn't want to speak with him, I can't make Louisa not speak to him after all they were friends.
My head was beginning to shake and spin, this huge bang came to my head.
"I'll be in the dance floor" I muttered before walking recklessly out of thier mist.
~Vaxel's Point of view~I watched her walk into the club.Sitting by a conner which was a bit secluded and calm, I watched both Clarissa and Louisa walk into the club, Clarissa had changed over the years, she looks even prettier, she'd grown so beautiful, her body looked amazing, her shape.Her hips looked wider than I've ever seen it, she looked matured. Seeing her at the airport made me realize how much I missed her and how much I failed her, I wish it was possible I wouldn't had let dad control me back then.I never wanted to let go of her. For a moment I thought she'll hug me tight but she didn't, she walked out on me.I've missed her, missed her voice, her smiles.She's still friends with Louisa and Jason, the guy I've never liked, I've always known that he'd had feelings for Clarissa, I saw the way he looked at me when I stumbled into Clarissa.It was like I was monitoring her, I watched her every move since she arrived at the club.She stood from where she sat and staggered to
~VAXEL'S POINT OF VIEW~ I barely knew my way around, I've not been here for five years, things have changed. I picked her up from the ground without knowing what to do. I can't take her back into the club and I had no means to contact Louisa. I had Clarissa, in my arms as I walked towards my car, opening the door, I placed her gently in the car. They should be a hotel where she could stay for the night. ~~~~~ Laying her gradually on the bed, I tried to stand straight afterwards but she held unto my arm, looked back at her but her eyes were completely shut, this looks like a typical romantic scene. I lowered myself to the ground and held unto her hand, I stared at her deeply, maybe I could prey into her mind, maybe I could look into her head and know if she was dreaming of me. Or just maybe, I could know how she felt to have me back in the states. "I'm sorry" I carresed her face. I wish I was stronger, I wish I fought. "Why you back into my life?" her voice came so low, it w
Clarissa walked into the bathroom hastily, as much as her head was banging and was hurting, she couldn't rest neither could she act at a very slow pace. She needed to wash the dirty and alcoholic stench she had on her. Letting the water from the mouth of the shower hit her back, she hissed several times. She still wasn't able to understand how and why Vaxel helped her. Did he somehow still have feelings for her? She was sceptical about it. She should, she should have doubts about it, how could someone who had left her, someone who had no faith in their relationship, still love her. Someone who took their relationship as a joke still harbours feelings for her. Even at that, she was definitely not okay, since she'd gone lost thinking of a loser like him. Getting out from the shower, she dried her body, put on the clothes which she'd worn to the club There was no other decent cloth for her to wear else she'd never in her entire life repeat an old dirty cloth. Clarissa walked out o
"What are you saying hunny?""We are going to the party!" Clarissa's father stated, she could practically feel the anger in his chest region."That's so unreasonable" Clarissa's mother, Mrs Vicente rolled her eyes, trying to understand what had gotten Into her husband.His forehead looked really red and had beads of sweat breaking out."Exactly what I've been telling him for the last one hour!""We are going for his damn party at that's final!" The man spoke angrily. If there was anything the man hated was when he was being looked down on. How would he let that man walk into his office and insult him. He was definitely stealing his show and the spotlight from him."Hunny common! Don't make hasty decisions""Dad, I'm not going. Besides, I have important things to handle"."We are all going and that's final!"..He roared like the man of the house that he was."Dad that's so dumb! Who goes to their enemy's territory?" She questioned. Her mother's brown eyes gave her his almost supportive
Clarissa walked back into her father's room where he was anticipating the big party he was going to steal. "Dad, this isn't going to help us,I have a very bad feeling about this!" She said walking in. Her face had a frown on it as she tried to talk her father out of his so-called plan.First she didn't want to go out, she wanted to stay naked all night in her room, since all the piled up work she had was finally done. Secondly, attending the party meant that she'll be facing him. She'll have to see Vaxel, no matter how hard she'll try she'll still see him. Her entire system, brain and body wants nothing to do with him, wants nothing to do with his face."Rissa, you should get ready, call your make-up artist, whatever, get ready!" He replied to her."Dad!" She frowned more."Or you can call Louisa, I heard she's back in the states, haven't seen her but I'm sure she can help you with your makeup and hair!" He smiled at her. The smile he gave was like a torn in her flesh, she felt like
Chapter 10 His lips tore into a smile watching her small lips grow into a wide smile, he held her tight as they danced to the rhythms of the slightly faint tones of the mild classic music. Her very light body hugged him, making him inhale the very beautiful perfume she wore. His grandmother pushed herself to hug him tight, she was his first dance. This was all like a dream to her, after five years of being away he was back to the states and she's just not getting enough of him. Her body was growing so old, she'd thought she'd die before he's back, she'd begged her son to bring back her grandchild because she misses him but he didn't. Now he was back and back for good. The party had begun, guests were already arriving. Waiters walking around with different starters for the night. The pool side was very well decorated, having fancy tables at each stand, and different expensive drinks on the table. The main room still had tables. Classic music was ente
Chapter 11The Vicentes walked graciously into the party, Mr Vicente's wore a black tuxedo, his almost grey hair was combed to the back, he had this very expensive look on. His wife Clara look exceptional, her brown hair was rolled in beautiful bonds, the body hug gown she wore show cased her beautiful shaped curve. Like mother like daughter, Clarissa was dressed in a red gown, which had her curves showing too, her hair was coiled even more and was poured on both shoulders Even if her smile was so fake, she looked pretty, her hazel eyes stared with pleasure seeing how all the attention was drifted to her and her family."Mr Jericho!" Her father had this sarcastic smile on his facenas she spoke."Vicente you came, oh how nice of you to come. Your family too, I thought you were bigger than this, but you proved me wrong, you still showed up."The music slowly began playing once again. It was time for the dance.For no reason, Clarissa eyes searched the building, for no reason, she was l
As much as she wanted to speak she couldn't, she found herself becoming dumb, she swallowed the lumped that formed in her throat.She wanted to push him away, yell at him, hurt him so much for never showing up that night but she didn't know why she wasn't speaking. Why was she letting him get her and be so close to her even after reprimanding herself and teaching herself to fall out of love for him, even after knowing the consequences of everything happening right there."I waited! I waited that night but you didn't show up" it was almost inaudible, if he wasn't so close to her, he never would have heard."I know but I have a reason, I didn't come, I want to let you know but I can't, I can't tell you." Just then did she remember to refrain from the man her father had warned her about.She let go of his hand and shoulder. "Please let me be Mr Jericho." She tried to walk out but he held her still."Please don't go.""What do you want from me?" Her voice cracked, she hated that she was w