Jennifer remained sitting there with her face buried in Penny’s fur. She could feel him stand up as he told her she didn’t understand. Well he was right about that. She definitely did not understand. She didn’t understand any of it. This whole situation they were in confused her to the max. As he explained, she looked up at him. Of course this had been the reason. It was probably the most selfish thing he’d ever done and it was still for her benefit. Everything he did was for her benefit. How was she supposed to tell him that she was angry, not because of him, but because of her? This one thing he had done wrong in their relationship had been all for her and she had been selfish, only thinking about herself, when she took Galtem and kissed him. Twice. She watched him walk around, not wanting to say anything. Not knowing what to see.
William even admit that he was scared she’d see good in Galtem and run back to him. She couldn’t blame him for this. Isn’t that what she had done the second she realized that he loved her back? It was so easy to pretend to hate someone that hated you, but if Jennifer had known Galtem had had her best interest in mind, she wasn’t sure she would have been able to stay away. She took a deep breath and swallowed hard, preparing herself for whatever she was going to say next. All she did was set the dog down and hold her arms out to him. “Come here,” she said in a gentle voice. She needed his comfort right now even if he didn’t know why. And she wanted to comfort him. Even if it was from herself. She didn’t like fighting with William. It was the worst feeling in the world. He was all she had and she couldn’t risk losing him. But she also couldn’t keep lying to the person who knew her better than anyone else. So she would have to figure out what to do. But not for now. For now she just wanted to hold him.
William huffed out and just shook his head, while he walked around. He tilted his head down, and stared at the ground. He was already feeling his world fall apart, even tho nothing that bad happen. Its just, having Galtem back in town, meant something bad will happen, and William doesn’t want to lose Jennifer, so many years together, and now lose her because one of her ex’s showed up? He always knew she had feelings for Galtem, that’s why he was relieved when Galtem disappeared for this all 100years, however, now that he’s back, he’s fearing that Jennifer’s feelings will grow towards Galtem, and William is the one left behind. Its not easy for him to deal with that, and he has been fighting for her for years, there will be a limit for him.
When Jennifer told him to come closer to her, he just bite down onto his lower lip, and took the courage to look back at her. He forced a smile, since he didn’t wanted her to think he was angry at her, because he wasn’t, he was just angry at Galtem to be back. It might have been a selfish thing not tell her about the promise, but it was only for her own sake, she had to understand that, him and Galtem agreed on doing that.
Pushing those thoughts away, William walked up to her, and slowly got on the bed, while he began to place his palms on her shoulders, staring into her eyes, to let her known that the next words was honest.
“I’m sorry, I shouldn’t keep it secret. I love you, ok? No matter what happens, I will always be there for you.”
He told her with another smile, but not as forced as the one before. After this, he planted a kiss upon her forehead, and brought her closer to his chest, as he wrapped his arms around her, tightly.
She was grateful that William came over to her when she told him to. It would have been a very painful rejection if he hadn’t. He set his hands on her shoulders and looked at her with an intense stare. His smile was forced, but she just wanted to fall into his arms right then and there. Wanted nothing more than to just be with him and touching him as much as she could, but she did not move. Jennifer stared back into his eyes. Forced herself to look in the face of the person she would have to hurt so much. His next words just about broke her heart. She just nodded, holding back tears as he kissed her forehead before he allowed her to finally lean into him. She buried her face into his bare chest as he held her tight. It was too much for her and she let just a few tears fall. Maybe the reason she always found herself going back to Galtem was because William was simply too perfect for her. She was always angry at girls for saying that men were “too nice” because she didn’t think that was possible. But maybe this was what they meant. That if they dated someone that much better than them, then they would never be able to compare. William loved her so much, but she didn’t deserve it. She never deserved his love.
Eventually she sat up, looking at him, her eyes no longer wet with tears. “I love you. So much. Please. Please know that. You have to know that whatever happens, I will always love you. That will never change,” she told him, surprising herself that she managed to say these words without crying. She figured those last few tears were her officially being done for the night. The words might have confused him more than anything since he figured they were just talking about Galtem coming back. But before he could respond to it she leaned forward and placed her lips on his and put the back of her hand on his neck, just as she had done with Galtem earlier, pushing him as close to her as he could be. She didn’t want this to be a good-bye kiss like it had been with Galtem. But she could not lie to him either and she didn’t know how he would be able to stay with her if he knew what had just happened. That was all problems for another time, because it was not a good-bye kiss. It was a greeting. A question begging for an answer. She just kissed him and hoped that he would respond.
William placed his left palm on her back, and used his right hand to stroke her hair with his friends, he could hear her whimper, she was probably crying, since he felt the tears against his bare chest, but it didn’t seemed that much. He decided to not ask her why the cry, because in his mind it was rather obvious, she was probably feeling a mess again and William was here for comfort her and fix her whenever she needs him.
After awhile, she finally sat up and looked at him, her words left him slightly confused, but he thought it would be about the Galtem subject, for let him known to not doubt about her love for him. He doesn’t, its just, he can’t truly trust Galtem, everybody has their weakness, and Galtem is one of those guys that is capable to see weakness quickly one somebody and uses them against that person, to get whatever he wants. That’s what William fears.
Before he could tell her something about those words, he felt her lips against his, and her palm on the back of his neck, as she was bringing him closer to her.
He moved his hands up, and placed them on her cheeks, as he cupped up her face and began to respond to the kiss, on the beginning it was rather soft, but long. He tried to pull his head back, but it seemed Jennifer wouldn’t allow him, so he just rushed his lips back onto hers, and began to kiss her with more passion, and using his tongue against hers as well. His hands slid down on her body, till they meet up with her sides, and he just allowed himself to fall back on the bed, and pull her on top of him. He felt like he had his mood ruined, and didn’t wanted to do anything but sleep, however, when it was for show their love towards each other, the mood is completely different. After such argument, they really need this.
It had truly been a long night, and now Amelia’s head was starting to nod, as the last of her shows was finishing. The kitty that she had found out by the trash can was asleep on her lap, curled up in a tight ball. Amelia smiled down at the kitty, and then scooped him up, while with the other hand reached for the empty dish. Amelia was something of a neat freak, and padded to the kitchen to place the dish into the dishwasher and turn it on.
Wandering past Rattle’s tank, she blew a kiss to the “other” gentleman in her life; her snake, and whispered. “I have a new male to take to my bed.” referring of course to the little kitten who was fast asleep. All lights turned off, she went up the stairs to her bedroom, where she placed the kitty down on the spot nearest her own pillow. A trip to the cupboard and she found an old cat litter tray and litter, from when she had to baby sit her sister’s cat one time. Always good at hoarding such things, this would now come in useful at least with her new house guest. Setting this up in the laundry, she then stretched and yawned, making her way back into the bedroom.
Amelia got into bed, sliding under the covers, and gave her kitty one final pat, before she turned off the lamp beside her. Laying still for a moment, she wondered if Galtem and Caleb had made it home alright. She let out a sigh, knowing that they were no longer her problem. Amelia finally rolled over and drifted off to sleep.