I blinked rapidly waiting for him to say something but he didn't, he only returned to his work. He probably didn't remember me from the incident. Richard ushered me out, and I smile at the rest men, walking out if the tensed room.
"Nice to meet you Mabel" he said as he kissed my hand. A cute gesture, I like that.
"You too Richard"..
"Call me Rich" he said and disappeared back into the conference room with a smile on his face. He was handsome and had a curly blonde hair with one dimple, did I ever mention that last part? Grin!
When I got back to the apartment, I noticed a boot by the side of the door. Judy was not home and so was Chad. Who was it then?
I carefully stepped into the parlour and my face lit up.
"Garry!" I yelped and hopped in his arms.
"Hey babe. I heard what happened on the news. Are you alright?"
I grinned. "I'm fine. I just delivered some cupcakes." I wrapped his arms round my waist and pecked his chin. He was pretty tall. "I've missed you"
"Me too" he said and he kissed my lips. At first it was tender and then it turned passionate.
"How long before you go back?" I asked when we broke the kiss.
"Two" I pouted and he chuckled and playfully bit my nose.
"Two weeks it is" Garry walks as an engineer for a company, so he's usually in and out if places. His last trip was to Germany, because he as working on a bridge, before he finally became a professor at Cambridge. If it wasn't for his unsettled life, we would've probably gotten married by now.
I giggled and pulled him to the couch. "You look thinner. I'll make chicken"
"Let me help you"
I couldn't decline his offer. He followed me to the kitchen and we made chicken enough for four cause I knew Chad was coming over again with Judy, later on. While cooking we discussed about his work. His dad is a chancellor at Cambridge and and it was an easy pass for him becoming prof.
I felt two big hands hold my waist and I leaned in. "It's good to be back home" Garry said.
I checked the time. After four and almost time for Judy to be back and then I remembered something. My containers! Those are cost.
"Can I go somewhere now?" I asked Garry who was watching Netflix on the couch now.
"Where babe? It's late"
I smiled at his caring habit. "I forgot my containers where I delivered cupcakes"
"I'll come with you"
"No! Stay here till Judy gets back so she sees someone at home. I won't be long alright?"
"Alright. But take my car" he said and threw me his key. I caught it with a smile and rushed to the elevator.
It was a convertible BMW. White, Cool ride. I got in and drove to Vance, with hopes that they weren't closed.
I got there at past eight and the workers had gone, only the janitor and some cleaners remained. I explained to them and they told me to go up. I took the elevator and got to the last floor. I located the conference room and got in. The place was dark and I didn't know where the switch was so I turned my phone on.
"And you are?" I was startled at the sudden intrusion. The conference light went on and I stopped in my track when I turned around to find Christian Vance walking towards me.
His walking step was so mature, cool and his face was so handsome. He was too good to be an ordinary human, but why the cold attitude all the time?.
He moved closer and I could smell his Cologne. Mint.
"I came to get my containers"
His eyes moved round the room to the waste bin and my eyes turned dark. They didn't...how...
"That cost me a fucking lot!" I yelled and his brows raised. Shit!
"Sorry" I said quickly. He straightened his collar and moved past me to the door.
"Just get new ones"
"Its not that easy you know" I said with irritation. I just lost my containers and he was acting all cool, with his sleek face.
"It wasn't my fault you left them" he said sullenly.
"You would have at least kept them. That's human behavior"
His expression turned sour and I took a step backward. I didn't mean it that way.
"Did you ask if I was the one that threw it first before yelling like you've lost it? Get out." His voice was cold.
True. It may have been the cleaners.
"Once again. I'm sorry" I said lowering my head. My phone rang and I picked it. "Hello babe?"
I turned to find Christian staring blankly at me.
"I'm on my way... No I didn't get them... They're expensive.... Alright... Love you. Bye"
I placed my phone in the back pocket of my jean.
"Your boyfriend must have a lot of nerve to keep up with your naive self" Christian said and I flinched at his words.
"He loves me still and I love him" I said and started walking out.
"I hope to not see you again" he said and I scoffed.
"Me too" I continued out without stopping until I got to the elevator.
What a big jerk! I drove into the parking lot of the storey building. I found my apartment and got in. There were laughters and I knew Judy was home.
"There you are!" Judy said hopping to my side. I smiled at her and she pulled me into a quick hug.
"Welcome back Judy... Chad? Hi"
Chad waved at me before pulling me into a hug. I went to sit next to Garry who kissed me on my lips.
"How was your outing today?" Chad asked putting a chicken wing in his mouth.
"Good. I met this really nice guy Richard. The rest where nice too"
Garry cleared his throat and I looked at him. "Rich is just a friend baby. You're my one and only" I said and kissed his smiling jaw.
"How was the place? Did you see Christian? Did you get a tour?' Judy asked in a rush and Chad cooled her down with a kiss in the cheek, making her squirm.
"One at a time babe" he said before turning to me. "No but seriously did you meet Christian?".
My face instantly turned sour.
"What?" That all asked me at once.
"He's an asshole. I wish to never see him again on this earth" I confessed and they chuckled.
"Tell us anyway" Judy persisted and I gave in. I told them right from this morning till I left the building just like an hour ago.
"Whoa his cold" Chad said and Judy stifled a laughed. Garry just held my hand tight.
"Forget him babe" he said and I leaned into his warmth.
Judy and I cleared the plates off while Chad and Garry played video games in the parlour.
"Are you happy he's back?" Judy surprise me by asking. I turned and looked at Garry who was laughing and yelling about the game.
"Yeah. But he's not back for good yet"
"Hmm." She returned to clearing and I minded my own business until she said something again.
"You know this girl Gina?"
"Yeah" we all used to be friends in college.
"She have been posting pictures of she and Garry on Face book, Instagram and Snapchat and putting stupid hashtags like #love#"
I shrugged. "They're friends. Garry told me"
"Fuck friendship. She's all over him and she knows you two are dating! That's crap" Judy was turning into defence mode. I love her but she's not right about Garry. He may be far away , but I know he'd never cheat on me. He was the one who persisted on keeping a long distance relationship.
"Please Judy. He's my boyfriend. I'll handle him"
"Fine. Do what you want but beware of Gina" she said before walking out of the kitchen. Garry would not leave me for Gina. He wouldn't hurt me like that would he? I pick up the table rag, wiping off the crumbs of cake from the countertop.
I strolled back to the parlour and kissed Garry on his cheek. "I'm off to bed"
"Wait for me babe" he said and dropped the controllers. He shook Chad's hand, before following me up.
"I'm hungry" he surprise me by saying, a smirk on his face.
"What? You just ate chicken"
"Not for food. You!" With that he picked me up and led us to the bed. I really do miss him.
I woke up to meet Garry by my side. His brown hair was in a cute mess and his lips partly opened. I've missed waking up to him by my side. I kissed his cheek and walked to the bathroom. I need to be at work early.
When I got to work, Berry was there already. She was my assistant at the shop. There was also this guy Jade, He's Twenty and is just working to earn money for college.
"Good morning Marcy" Berry said and I hugged her.
"Morning Berry." She was a college student too.
"Uh.. Marcy? Someone deliverd these, this morning"
She brought a big box to me and I read the letter.
**** they're expensive too. Try not to loose them next time or your boyfriend might just dump you***
He was an asshole if he thought I wouldn't know it was him. I opened the box to find new cupcake containers. I smiled. They looked even more expensive than my old ones. I literally pat myself for loosing the old ones.
I ordered Berry to take them to the kitchen. The first customer came and he ordered whipped cream with straw berry and a cupcake for his cute little son. My next customer was... Richard?.
Richard walked towards me with a sweet smile plastered all over his face. His dark suit, held his body nicely, and I may not have seen the expense tag but I know it's cost enough to buy half of my little shop."Good morning" I grinned."Morning Miss Corano" he grinned."Call me Mabel" I ogled him and he chuckled before taking a stool in front of me."Your shop is rather furnished with modern stuffs" he said and I giggled."I'm modern, thank you" I brought him some cupcakes and he smiled before taking it."So how's your Daniella?" I asked him and he shrugged. After yesterday, he got my contact from the news and texted me. We talked a bit. Danielle is his daughter and her mom died of leukemia."She's doing good except she keeps missing her mom" he gurgled, placing his hand on the counter and next to mine. "I came here to ask you a favour Mabel"
I snatched the phone from Christian, wondering why he was acting so playful all of a sudden before hanging up. He was grinning and I felt like slapping it off his face."Why did you do that ?" I asked him and he crossed his legs."You weren't going to pick so I helped""Do you know the, things running through his head right now?" I was furious."Calm down. I didn't fuck you"I sighed frustrated, glancing at Ella, she was sitting on her own almost dazing off. I carried her and started for her room.She smelt of ice and was sticky so I decided to bathe her. She woke up sometimes but went back to sleep. I finally dressed her a
I stopped in from of Vance building, hopped out of the taxi before paying my fare. I need to get a car. When I step into the building, I allow myself to take in the amazing decor and sweet smell of papers and even morning coffees from the staffs that walked by. I found the elevator and got in. I'm always lucky not to miss it.This time it wasn't the conference room but an office. I didn't know who but I knocked on the door anyway, forgetting to read the logo at the top of the door.A lady with tight blond bun came out and told me to go in.As I stepped in, my breath was taken away with the expanse of the office. Black and white was the interior color, green leaves lined the office and a water tank was situated on a glass table by the wall. The office is well furnished with modern designs. I approached a figure with dark suit standing by the window."Um.. Hello"He turned and my heart jolte
At six, a black limousine pulled into the drive way and I quickly picked up my Silver purse. I was wearing a silver sandals and my hair was styled the Italian way simply because Berry was half Italian. Her grandma hailed somewhere from there...or so she said.I took the elevator down and met Richard. His eyes were sparkling and he looked dazzling and handsome in that back tux. He opened the door for me and we both got into the back seat. I smiled at the driver."So who's watching Daniella tonight?" I asked Richard."The sitter is back" he said before turning to me." You look pretty in that dress" he said.I smiled "you're not so bad yourself"...The party was held at a hall in Mega Hotel. I hopped down and clinged unto Richards arms. When we stepped in, I wondered who the host was. The place was finely designed and looked expensive. The people were also expensive. They we
Richard left the party because he had something urgent to do. He told his chauffeur to take me home when I was ready to leave. The party was boring but there was good food so is stuck around.I sat alone on a table drinking my wine and watching as people laughed and chatted away. Some danced and some seemed to be engrossed in serious business talks. My eyes roamed the room"Alone.?" Christians hot breath fanned my neck, making me bite my lip. His closeness always does something to me, and he knows that. He took a seat beside me afterwards. How does he always find me?"Not really. I was happy being alone" I said faintly. I wasn't ready for his bad mouth right now."You know you look awful in that dress"Great! What I was waiting for!"Thank you""It wasn't a compliment. You look better of in jeans and sweatshirts not dinner gowns""You're t
My eyes scanned Christian's eyes for any missing emotion but there was none. It seemed so real.His eyes searched mine too."Tell me Marcy. Did I hurt you?" He asked again. I gulped a tear down."Hmm" I couldn't speak. He pulled me into his arms and I was stunned. It was a new feeling of warmth. Not Garry's or Richards or even Judy or her boyfriend but the warmth of Christian. I held his charcoal suit in my hand clenching it. The first time I'd hugged him, he still smells so nice and minty."I'm sorry Marcy" he said again.I was getting worried at how calm and caring he was. And towards me for that matter. No! I couldn't believe it yet. It was too good to be true."Christian... "I wanted to pull away from the hug but his grip on me was too strong."Liano... What is wrong with you?" I asked calmly and almost like it wasn't a question.
I wrapped my arms round Christians neck drawing him close to me. I need more. His hands cupped my cheek and his tongue slipped into my mouth. I lifted my head up so he could get a good entrance. It was passionate and lasting until he pulled away. I want more I almost beg.We were both breathing hard. He pushed me to the wall and pinned my hands above my head. He wanted more just like I wanted more too. We just crave each other."Marcy"I don't blame him for only saying my name. Right now, I was also speechless. All I could think of was the kiss we just shared."Christian my hands. Your hurting my wrist"He pulled away. "I'm sorry"He walked towards his bed and sat down. He buried his face in his palms."Does it hurt? Your wrist"I shook my head slowly. "Not anymore""Um.. You should get going now
Judy kept glaring at me all the while I was dressing up. I knew what she was thinking. I was falling for Garry's trap again but what's the worst he could do. I turned my back to her so she could help me with my hair. She was good at packing French Styles, royal styles, bridal styles and all kind of styles you can think of."You look too good tonight to be with Garry" Judy finally blurt. I rolled my eyes and wore the rhinestone earring Garry got me last year."I'm giving him another chance to prove his love for me""What about you? Do you love him or you're just pitying him." She asked as she continued with my hair. It was ready looking good and she wasn't even done yet."I don't know Judy. I just need time""That's stupid. Right now you guys are just acting as sex toys to each other. He doesn't love you"I got up abruptly and turned to my best friend. "I'm willing to take