It was about 6 p.m. Rikki was out on the basketball court outside the college. He never noticed it before, but it was there and he decided to pass the time while Suzy was gone. She had left because Jack had called her to his office for some reason or other. Probably about her kidnapping or something. He was bouncing a basketball a few times before he nonchalantly took a shot.
"I am so bored," he said. He didn't bother with it, because it didn't appear that anyone else was out here with him. Sure there was a few people around, but it didn't matter. After a few more bored minutes he saw Suzy walk back outside. He smiled. She waved at him. The group of girls standing far over there, then called Suzy over. She looked back toward Rikki with an expression that said: "I'll be there soon." She talked with the girls for a few moments and suddenly, he felt the ball feel different in his hands. It tried to move. This was weird. He tried to hold it, but if then flew out of his hands... toward Suzy. It hit her.
"Ow!" she cried out. Their conversation stopped, her hair turning blue. She looked at what had hit her. A basketball. She looked back toward Rikki. She couldn't tell what face he was making, but she was sure that he threw it. She burst into tears and she ran inside. Rikki didn't know what to do. That wasn't him. Someone was being a jerk and they used telekinesis.
"Wow, that was really mean," he heard one of the girls say.
"Yeah, I thought he loved her," another said.
"I told you boys are impatient," a third stated. Rikki had to go find Suzy.
"Dang it, that wasn't me," he said to himself as he walked inside. He looked around for her. He couldn't see her. He saw Lotus. He walked up to her. "Lotus, did you see Suzy run by?"
"Yeah," she said. "She ran by crying. What happened?"
"I don't know what happened." He explained the whole ordeal to her.
"Wow. So she thinks it's your fault?"
"Yeah, and it's not."
"Yeah it is," a voice from earlier said. It was one of the girls. "What else happened? You threw that basketball at her."
"I did not. I was holding it, and someone used telekinesis and they threw it."
"No one else was outside."
"Are you sure?" he asked her. She paused.
"No," she muttered.
"Exactly. So, someone was standing somewhere out of sight and they did it."
"But who would do something like that?"
"I don't know. Now if you'll excuse me," he walked off to look for Suzy. He found her sitting behind their tree out front.
"What do you want?" she asked crying.
"I want to say I'm sorry," he said. She stood up.
"No," she cried. "As far as I'm concerned, we're done," Suzy said. "Good-bye Rikki." She started to walk off.
"That wasn't me!"
"Stop talking to me."
"I did not throw the ball at you!"
"Get away from me."
"Someone used telekinesis to throw the ball from my hand and it hit you."
"Get the hell away from me."
"I tired to hold it back." She stopped but said nothing. "Honest to God, I would never do that!" More silence. "Suzy, you have to believe me." This time she turned, just enough to see him. "Please," he begged. She then started to cry again. She ran back inside. Rikki sighed. He walked inside and he saw a boy with a guitar.
"Can I borrow this for a moment?" he asked him. The boy looked at him.
"Sure," he said with a smile. "Just make sure I get it back."
"You will," Rikki promised. Rikki took the guitar and he walked back outside to the tree. He sat down and he tuned it. He strummed a few notes and he remembered the tune that he was able to play that Suzy really liked. It was from a story that she had read.
"When Moon and Sun are found, In Mysterious Rivers sound, An ancient foe will arise, To bring the land’s demise. Only on Moons warmth and Suns cold, Can keep the foe at bay. With help from Wolf and Sky, Shall our foe's demise begin. Bewarned, for if Moon, Sun, Wolf, or Sky Shall veer, The lands ground shall break. Only in Moon slight the foe shall be vanquished. With Suns fury and Wolfs fang In Sky's rain, Moon shall come To send the foe packing. Only them peace will reign."
Suzy walked out onto the balcony outside her and Cass' room, after she threw on something comfy, a tube-top and skirt, but there was a bit of a breeze, so she put on a jacket. She sighed, and a tear fell from her blue eyes. Then she heard the music in the wind. She gasped. She ran back down the stairs and outside to where the words were coming from. She gasped and she put her hand over her heart. It was Rikki, singing that song from that book she loved. Rikki looked up and he smiled, but he continued to sing. Suzy started to cry again, for realizing that she had been so wrong. She sat next to Rikki. He stopped singing, only to hug her back.
"I'm sorry," Suzy cried. "I love you."
"I love you too," Rikki said. Then Dan teleported next to them.
"Hey. Heard you had a fight. Caught the guy who did it though," he said. The kid was a boy. He had long jet black hair and he wore black jeans and a black tank-top. Rikki picked him up by the collar of his shirt.
"Who are you?" he asked him.
"Darius," the kid said slowly. "Could you put me down, please?"
"Rikki," Suzy said. Rikki looked at her, remorse covering her eyes that seemed to have died to a dull blue. Rikki dropped the kid.
"I do not want to see you again," Rikki said to Darius.
"I'm sorry. I was just jealous of your relationship," he walked off, never to be seen by Rikki or any of his friends again. Rikki looked at Suzy, this problem only increasing their love for each other. They kissed.
"Come on," Rikki said, "Let's go inside."