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Status: Finished

Genre: Romance

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Love is twisted...

Summary

Love is twisted...

Chapter1 (v.1) - Undecided

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Love is twisted...

Chapter Content - ver.1

Submitted: January 09, 2015

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Chapter Content - ver.1

Submitted: January 09, 2015

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I was so tired after working fourteen hours at the hospital, all I wanted to do was come inside, take a hot shower and go to bed.  Instead, I pulled into the driveway of the house I shared with my older brother, Nick, and saw the usual three extra vehicles parked.  I turned the engine off and sighed, laying my head back on the headrest and closing my eyes.  Of all the nights for the band to be practicing, it had to be tonight.  Honestly, it was nothing new, this was usually how it was several nights a week actually, but tonight would have been nice to just not have a housefull.

I gathered all my things out of the backseat and walked around the back and up the stairs of the deck.  When I made up to the top stair I saw Nick and his best friend Ben propped against the railing having a beer and talking.  "I was starting to wonder where you were," Nick said with concern.  He walked over and gave me a quick hug and kiss on the forehead.  "The ever worried brother..." I laid on his shoulder.  "You okay?" He asked.  Ben just stood in the background staring off into the woods behind the house sipping his beer.  "Yeah, just a busy night in the ER...What's wrong with you?" I looked over to Ben.  He just shook his head side to side with a small chuckle.  Nick just raised one eyebrow and gave me the look as I should know.  "Ahh, Nikki here?"  Nick just nodded.  It was no secret, Nikki and Ben's relationship and constant fighting could but tension in the whole room.  It was always Nikki though giving Ben such a hard time.  No one could understand why he hadn't just ended it yet.  No one really liked being around her and I surely was not ready to deal with her crap and attitude tonight after the night I had.  "I'm gonna grab another beer, I'll be right back," Nick released his arm from around my shoulder and opened the screen door and walked inside closing the main door behind him.  I couldn't just ignore Ben and go inside, he may have been Nick's best friend, but he was also kind of mine.  We've all known each other since junior high and have been a threesome for the past fifteen years.  I put my bags down and walked over nudging his shoulder with mine.  Being best friends with this man was easy.  He had his arms propped across the banister holding his beer bottle with both hands rolling it around.  I took it from his hands and finished it off.  He just looked over at me.  "Really?" he casually said.  He was wearing his usual dark jeans, and navy blue and grey sneakers, and a short sleeved black concert shirt.  His jet black hair was brushed a little to the side.  It was a clean cut, but a little messy on the top.  He had two tattoos on each arm, just simple little tribal symbols and one was his mothers maiden name written in hebrew.  He hovered over me at over six feet tall, compared to my five foot two inches.  I placed the empty bottle on the edge before propping my arms like his across the banister.  "How was the hospital?"  He asked, still looking off into the distance.  "Crazy busy, I stayed an extra two hours because I would have felt guilty leaving the other nurses there as crazy as it was," I replied.  "Always helping somebody aren't you?"  he looked over at me.  "What are you guys doing tonight?  I'm really quite disappointed you all are here, I wanted peace and quiet tonight," I joked with him.  He nudged me this time, "Well, I think we are done for the night anyway, I can't concentrate right now on anything and I think I pissed the guys off," He looked disappointed in himself.  "They never get pissed at you, they get pissed at your girlfriend,"  I said.  "I'm about ready to be so done with her Kendall, you have no idea," "Yeah, we all do actually, we are all ready for you to be done with her, I've kept my mouth shut for so long..." I started when he cut me off, "You lie, you don't ever keep that little mouth of yours shut," He looked off into the woods still and glared his eyes over at me,  "Okay, true, but..." I started again.  "But nothing," he cut me off yet again,and turned around to face the house placing his elbows on the banister now.  "I know how you feel, you've expressed it more than once," He looked up into the  dark night sky frustrated.  Just then the back door opened up and Nikki walked out.  

There was no denying the girl was gorgeous, tall, skinny, blonde, always dressed perfect and up to date with the latest fashion.  You never saw the girl not done-up.  Me, on the other hand, wore scrubs to work in, half the time my dark auburn hair was in a half done pony-tail.  If I wasn't in scrubs, it was usually just running shoes and jeans.  Nothing fancy for me.  Make up was done in less than two minutes when all you wore was mascara and lip gloss.   "Why are you out here?" She cornered him, he took a deep breath and just looked at her and if looks could kill, she probably would have dropped dead right there with the look he gave her.  "I'll see you later," I grabbed my bags and didn't even spare a glance at her, she shot daggers at me though.  Before I could get the door closed all the way, I heard Ben throw the empty beer bottle that had been sitting there,  across the woods and heard it hit a tree.  "How long have you been out here with her?" I heard her bitch before the door closed.  I hated this for him, we all did.  He and Nikki had been dating for almost two years now.  She was so controlling and whiney.  Most of the time, he didn't put up with her crap and that's why they fought all the time.  It was almost humorous to the rest of us.  They did love each other, I think, but not that deep love you have when you just can't wait to be together.  Most of the time, it seemed more of a convenient relationship for the both of them.  But yet, we were all stuck with her as long as he was with her.  

When I walked into the the kitchen to hang my keys up and place my things on the counter, I walked into all the other guys coming up from down the stairs where the small studio room was.  "Hey! There's our sister!"  Cale loudly grabbed and picked me up, "Come on, I'm tired!" I slapped at his back.  "You know how hot I think it is when you come home wearing those scrubs and that stethescope around your neck,"  Just then Nick came up behind him, "Asshole, that's my sister and I don't ever want to hear she's hot out of your mouth anymore," Nick smacked him in the back of the head.  "Just stating the obvious, right Marsh?"  Cale dropped me down, "Dude, if she wasn't your sister, you would be thinking...."Marsh said grabbing a handful of chips and stuffing his mouth.  "Swear to god  if you two assholes don't shut the f*** up," Nick held his beer pointing at them.  "Easy brother bear," I patted his shoulder passing by, "I'm going to bed, go flirt with Nikki," I shouted heading up the stairs finally to take that long hot shower.  "Real funny!" Cale and Marsh shouted.  

After a nice long shower and blow drying my hair, I crawled under the covers and sleep couldn't come fast enough.  I turned my radio on and got comfortable to sleep, when my phone chimed with a text message.  I do not care how busy the hospital is, there is no way I'm going back up there after five twelve hour shifts and some over time the past two nights.  Especially at midnight.

Ben: Are you still awake?  

Me: No.  

Ben: Liar. are you descent?

 Me: What?  

Ben: I'm about to open your door, cover up or I'm taking pictures

 

I looked over at my door, I was descent, t-shirt and pajama pants, but I was under the covers completly ready for bed.  The door opened and Ben walked in and closed the door.  He had two beers in his hand and walked over to the bed.  "You always sleep with your lamp on?" He asked making hisself comfortable on top of my queen size bed and taking a pillow off the floor and propping up against the headboard.  "What are you doing?" I asked still laying down on my pillow and looking up at him.  He popped the top off one beer and offered it to me, I rolled my eyes and huffed, but then propped my pillow up beside his.  He then popped the top off of his.  "I was almost asleep you know," I informed him.  "So I took Nikki home and kinda probably said some things I'll regret in the morning," He said swigging his beer. "Meaning...?" I questioned him.  "Honestly, I told her everyone including me is tired of her whiney bitchy self, and that this was the final blow for me.  I mean, I don't even have to tell you what she did tonight, it was the same as it always is, she's whining ready to go home, constantly interrupting while we are rehearsing,stupid ass shit like that. I can't get shit done anymore when she is around and if she isn't around being a bitch, she's blowing up my damn phone with texts or calling non stop being a bitch,".  He was beyond tired and more drunk than I realized.  "And she responded how?"  I sipped my beer.  "I think we're done, this was the whole reason I wouldn't let her move in with me, I mean she pretty much slept over all the time anyway, but, I refused to let her officially move in and she hated that." He sort of chuckled. He took the final pull of his beer and then tossed the bottle on the floor beside him.  I passed him the rest of mine, he just looked at me, "I owe you half a bottle from earlier," He took it and drank the rest.  "Just let it go for tonight, go sleep in your room," I stressed.  We called it Ben's room that was the guest room across the hall from my room because he spent several nights here often when he had had to much to drink.  Nick had the room downstairs.  Ben began rubbing his eyes, "F***, do you have an extra contact case?  My f***in' eyes are killing me," I was ready to just walk out of my own room and go across the hall, I was that tired. I leaned over to my nightstand drawer and fumbled around until I found an extra case and a small travel bottle of solution for him, I passed it over to him.  "Thanks," he just held it for a minute almost falling asleep.  I pushed at him.  "Wake up, drunk, fix your eyes and go to bed,"   "Mmm hmm," was all he could mumble.  Great, he's passing out on my bed fully dressed ontop of my covers.  "Ben!"  I pushed him a little harder.  "Ben, come on, you're taking up half the bed.  Atleast take your shoes off my blanket," I was propped on one elbow trying to get his attention, when the contact case and solution dropped from his falling hand and then he was falling further down the pillow.  "Ben, atleast take your contacts out or your eyes are gonna be worse than your head in the morning."  I pushed his shoulder.  "Mmm hmm, Sssshhh" he mumbled. Geez....

A few hours later, I was being gently shaken, to Ben whispering me awake.  "Hey, where's that contact case, I can't see shit." Him whispering in my ear so close I could feel his breath was not the appropraite way to be woken up by him.  "You're drunk ass dropped it, I kept trying to wake you up to take them out." I grumbled.  "I'm sorry," He kissed my cheek.  He's totally forgiven.  "Look over on that nightstand," I tried to not sound irritated.  "Go back to sleep lady, I'm going across the hall."  "It's fine, you can stay, but for heaven's sake, get under the covers, I'm freezing with you on top of my blanket and can't cover all the way up,"  The only light coming in the room was from the moon shining directly across the wall.  Almost so bright you could read a book in the beauty of the moonlight.  He debated for a minute I think.  I still hadn't rolled over to face him, but could sense him debating.  He finally fidgeted with his contacts and then I could feel him leaning over and putting everything on the nightstand and even pulling his belt off and tossing it on the floor, he pulled the blankets back and layed under my sheets with me.  "You still cold?" He asked softly.  "Yes, it's freezing." I said bundleing myself up.  "Come here," I turned my head to face him.  "What?"  "You're cold, scoot over, you don't have to practically be falling off the bed, I'm still drunk and definitly can't see shit now, you're safe." He said smiling with his eyes closed totally comfortable in my bed.  He opened his right arm up for me to lay on.  "You coming or not, my arm is getting tired of waiting?" He was always with a smart ass mouth.  I curled up into him and laid on his arm with my head on his chest.  I think he was already passed back out. 

 


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