Saturday, 20 March 2010
05:55:23 PM (GMT)
She could see lights in the distance, coming closer and closer. Declan ran up to
them and punched the figure in the face. It fell backwards onto the track and its
hood fell back. Crystal could see its face, a beautiful young girl, no older than
herself, with long brown hair and glinting green eyes. Declan gasped. “Charlotte!
Why… why are you trying to kill Crystal??” Crystal stood up and looked Declan in
the eyes. Charlotte was still lying crumpled on the track. Declan held Crystal’s
stare for a second before crouching down and helping Charlotte up, just as he had
done to Crystal a few days before. Crystal walked up to Declan and put her hand on
his strong shoulder. He span round and looked her in the eyes again. “Who is
this?” Crystal asked him. He looked at the ground and shifted awkwardly.
“Crystal, this is my girlfriend.” Crystal gasped and backed away from him.
Charlotte screamed. “You cheated on me for HER! You cheated on me with that
THING?!?” Crystal sat in a crumpled heap on the dirty ground. She was frozen with
fear. The train was getting closer, the tracks started buzzing. She got up and walked
towards the tracks. Declan moved forward to try and stop her, but Charlotte kicked
and punched him until he fell to the ground in agony. Crystal was standing on the
very edge of the platform now, looking at the tracks. She took a deep breath, pulled
her phone from her pocket and dialled her mum’s number. She gulped as her mum
answered. “Hello? Crystal? Is that you?”
“I love you mum.” She gasped, holding back tears. “I will always love you.
Goodbye.” She placed her phone on the floor and stepped off the platform. The train
sped closer. Despite his pain, Declan ran towards her, grabbed her hand and pulled
her out of the way at the very last second. They collapsed in a heap on the platform.
Declan smiled. Crystal smiled back. They both stood up and walked over to Charlotte.
“You know full well it’s over. It was over from the second you showed me up at
that restaurant. I mean, anyone with sense DOESN’T THROW SOUP AT ME!” Declan
smirked. “I’ve found someone who appreciates me for who I am.” He looked at
Crystal and smiled. “You going to tell you’re parents that you’re ok?”
“Ok, but first...” She bent down and picked up her mobile again. She took one
look at its cracked screen and pulled the back off it. The battery fell out and
landed in a puddle on the floor. Crystal launched the remains of her battered old
phone into the air, and listened with content as it clattered onto the other
platform. “… I need a new phone.” Declan chuckled and agreed. Crystal stood on
her tiptoes and went to kiss Declan’s cheek. Declan moved his head around so that
her lips landed perfectly on his. Meanwhile, Charlotte stood a few feet away,
scowling. Despite being cold and wet, Crystal was warm and smiling inside. She held
her breath and pulled away. Declan smiled warmly towards her. Crystal was shivering
so Declan pulled his hoodie off and wrapped it around her shoulders. He slowly put
his arm around her waist, sliding his hand into her jeans pocket. Crystal’s arm
slid around Declan and her hand found a resting place on his shoulder. Together they
walked off into the sunset, splashing in a puddle as they went. Charlotte ran to
where Crystal’s phone had landed, and picked it up, grinning mischievously. She had
a plan, a very evil plan indeed…
To Be Continued… Eventually.
Last edited: 21 March 2010