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Written by Hossana Isaac O.
Everything is set.
Different guests have arrived already and the ball room is lively
I can see my parents welcoming guests on our behalf.
I’m really happy
Derek: hey buddy
He patted my shoulder
Me: I’m kinda thirsty
Derek: some wine could do the trick
Me: I’m not gonna get some wine. I’d rather take water
Derek: hahaha, you don’t wanna get tipsy right. Because I know you know that you have a lot of drinking to do while talking to guests. Wait, Blue.. She has to drink too
Me: uhhh, I never thought of that. She doesn’t drink
Derek: well I’m sure they’re be nonalcoholic drinks. She should take only that one
One of the workers walked up to us
Worker: Sir, the party starts in 10mins
I nodded and she left
Derek: where’s Blue Maid?
Me: let’s go and check on them. In her room
We went upstairs and to her room
They were taking pictures
She’s so beautiful
She saw me and smiled
The most beautiful girl in my world
I love this girl
I walked over to her
I hugged her
Me: you’re the most beautiful woman tonight
She smiled brightly and I kissed her neck
She was wearing this long pretty red gown
I hired special people to make her up
But not too much because her natural beauty needed to come out.
We looked up and saw Cindy and Rainbow hugging themselves and staring at us with ”awwns, so cute, so pretty, gosh he’s so handsome”escaping from their mouths.
We laughed and disengaged though I slipped my hand over her waist
Derek: we’re all set for the party?
Belinda : yeah
Audrey : absolutely
Cindy & Rainbow : can’t… wa…it….
Then they giggled
Me: what’s with this two?
Blue : haha, they have absolutely the same character
Derek: who’s the pretty girl with Cindy?
Me: Blue’s childhood bestie, Rainbow
Derek: weird name but she’s pretty. I guess the name suits her
Me: come on guys, let’s go
Then we all moved out
Derek and the rest went to stay at the front of the ball room, waiting for us while we went behind the curtains.
We sat down at first because there were performances going on, on the stage.
When they were finally through, it was time to introduce us.
We stood up and I tucked her arm under my arm.
She smiled happily
Me: why ain’t you nervous
Blue : mother helped me.
I smiled and kissed her cheek
Then the voice said “…….Prince Adrian and his betrothed”
The curtains opened and we walked forward
Everyone clapped and cheered on us
Camera lights flashed on us from different angles.
Then my parents came and hugged us.
Then other kings and queens came.
Everything was going on smoothly.
We laughed and talked with lots of people.
Then we danced
Derek was dancing with Blue and I left to get a drink.
I felt someone looking at me
I turned to see the person but he entered the crowd
I shoved it off and went to talk with a Duke.
We talked for some time and I went back to Blue
Blue : hey, where did you go?
Me: get a drink
I lifted up the glass and she smiled
Blue : I wanna dance with you
Me: I’m just wondering how you already know how to dance
Blue : Audrey always taught me and Cindy too
I dropped the glass on a waiter’s tray and took her to the dance floor
We danced and laughed
I desperately wanted to kiss her.
I began to wish today was actually our wedding day.
She rested her head on my shoulder
Me: Blue, I love you
Blue : Adrian, I love you too
The party’s already over.
Blue has gone upstairs with the others.
I just need to get something from my chamber for Blue.
It’s something I know she’ll love
Has to do with the ocean.
I entered my room and felt an unusual presence
Me: something’s not right
I whispered to myself
Just then I felt a presence at my back
I turned and saw someone who was covered in black outfit from head to toe.
The only visible part of his body was his eyes
He kicked my neck with his leg and I fell down and blacked out
I’m suddenly feeling uncomfortable.
As if a heat brooded over me.
My eyes began to hurt and my heart beat increased.
I sat down on the bed and held my eyes
Belinda: Blue, are you okay?
She held my hand
Audrey came in right then
Belinda : Audrey get me water, quick
Audrey : what’s wrong with Blue
Belinda: just get me water
Audrey quickly brought the water from the fridge and Belinda opened it and gave me to drink
But before I could actually take the bottle, I fell down and everything turned dark.
I woke up and looked around
I was lying on the bed with a different dress.
A short white gown.
My friends were sitting beside me on the bed
Rainbow : Blue, you’re awake
Audrey : thank God
Cindy: how are you doing?
Me: what happened?
Belinda : you fainted
Audrey : must be stress
Their voices were all gloomy and sad
I looked at them
Me: you guys aren’t telling me something
Belinda: we’re sorry Blue but, Prince Adrian was declared missing two hours ago
Cindy: it’s so weird
Audrey held me
Me: how can he be missing? What exactly happened to my Adrian?
Rainbow hugged me
Cindy: he’ll be found soon. The government is already into it
Me: the government, what government. Last time, the government couldn’t find him
Belinda : calm down Blue
My tears welled up and I felt sad.
I have to put an end to this
Whosoever is after my Adrian
The door opened and mother walked in
She came and hugged me
Me: mother, Adrian is missing
Mother: I know darling. I know
I began to cry on her shoulder
Mother: Belinda, there’s a maid looking for you outside. She says a guy wants to see you
Belinda: oh that must be Cadio, I called him. Guys I’ll be right back
She left and shut the door
Mother: okay, Blue and Rainbow buckle up. I know where Prince Adrian is, he’s at an island called Douglas on the waters of the Isle Of Man.
We’ll take you to Solway Firth now and you’ll swim there and get him.
Then we’ll tackle down who his abductors are by ourselves. Understand?
We all stared at her in surprise
Then we suddenly hugged her at once and laughed happily.
I’m going to get my Adrian