Party In The Woods
The Abandoned Lake/Swimming Hole
…Kuh-ris?! Now that I was nawt expecting.
I shrugged Bradley’s arm off of my shoulder and asked him to go get me another drink from the keg and drink cooler set-up in the bed of my friend’s red Ford truck before taking off to go congratulate the winner of the bet. She saw me walking towards her, so she grabbed her towel from next to the tree trunk of the swing which she’d just jumped from and met me there.
“Takes guts, kid. I have to admit, I am proud though. I really didn’t think anyone would beat Alicia to it. Nice going!” I said, adding a wink to show I was proud of her newly apparent flirting abilities. She perked up when she saw and smiled.
“We’ll discuss prize details later at the iPad. Don’t say anything to the others about your victory; I’ll announce it later when we’re all together again if they don’t says congrats before then. But for now, who is this handsome daredevil you’re with?” I asked, as I motioned for him to come join us.
A moving light caught my attention as I saw it in the distance just beyond the sliver of fence that was visible from where we were standing. I held up my hand for him to stop in his tracks. Something felt off, wrong, and most definitely out of place. I inched closer to see if I could get a better look, Kristen at my heels.
“Massie, could those be…?” she stuttered in a hushed tone so that only I could hear her.
They sure were…
“Go grab your towel and find the rest of the girls. I’ll get everyone else out,” I commanded.
I saw her grab her hawtie’s hand and run to the fire pit where we last saw the others. As soon as she disappeared out of my peripheral vision, I scurried over to the DJ’s table-booth and whispered instructions into his ear: “From what I’ve heard, you can add sound effects into the music. So right now you’re going to add a quick police siren sound effect to the current song as a signal to get everyone out of here. Then you’re going to grab your laptop but keep the music playing through bluetooth and get yourself out of here, too.”
I stared at him until he processed what he’d just heard me say. I felt a slight wave of relief rush through my mind when he nodded his head and quickly sounded the sirens as I stood there next to him. Not even a minute later was everyone running out of there, us included. I grabbed my beach bag from the tree branch it hung on, sprinted to other side of the fence, and got myself out of there. Once I was back on a sidewalk and closer to the parking lot where our cars were waiting, I shot off a quick text to the other girls in the PC.
Massiekur: iPad ASAP!! C U soon
The Block Estate
aka The iPad
“Gawd, M. We were so worried about you!”Alicia shrieked while she ran over and squeezed me into a hug.
“Well I’m here and we’re all safe,” I responded in a reassuring tone…mentally adding the word ‘thankfully’ to that.
“Let’s just hope that the cops didn’t see us. Eh-ma-gawd what if they saw us? I can’t get into trouble, it’ll go on my record, I won’t get into Harvard, I won’t go to college, I could go to jail, I could–” Kristen started listing.
“Kuh-ris, breathe! No one’s getting into any trouble, so calm down,” I stopped her mid-sentence. The girl looked like she was going to start hyperventilating if I hadn’t.
“What are we going to do?” Dylan asked, while her eyes and the eyes of the others stared at their leader, looking for an answer.
“You know that old saying ‘it’s not illegal unless you get caught?’ ” I asked. They nodded. “Well, live by it. As far as we’re concerned, we did nothing wrong. And the GLUs who were there won’t tattle…they know just as well as we do that if one of us goes down, they will too. Are we clear?” They all nodded their heads once again in agreement. “Good. Now go change into your pajamas and we’ll watch tv until we fall asleep. Oh, and get some snacks for all of us after you change while I call the guys to make sure they’re safe, too.”
Bonjour wordpress lovelies,
Woah, crazy much? Massie said she wanted to have a bad side, well it looks like trouble came with it.
Is the trouble over? Or is this only the beginning? You’ll have to see. ;)
My Pretty Committee is now officially full! Meet my new Dylan Marvil: AsToldByDylan!