Raven is you’re typical 25 year old, well not so typical as we will soon find out, she lost her mum at 20 and never knew her dad, she worked full time in a library local to her home, books were her life, she knew she could always get lost in a book and it would take her away from the reality that she hated, in a little town in the country side, but not to far from the beach, she mostly kept herself to herself, she had one close friend who worked beside her, elderly lady Holly, around the age of 65, who she had met when she was just 20 not long after her mum died. Raven was at the library most weekends and Holly took her under her wing and the rest was history.
Raven is sat at her desk reading and like clockwork, the same guy from the last few week enters, she knows his been watching her and she wasn’t sure why, if he knew that she knew he was watching her, she wasn’t sure, same routine every time for the past month, he comes in sits at a distance, acts as though he is busy reading, or occupying himself, but she always see him watching her, observing her, today she was going to find out why...
Raven waits for him to take his place in the spot he goes to, she heads over, she never really notice how gorgeous he was, around her age, blonde messy skater boy hair, very broad and built, as she gets closer he looks up at her and quickly gives her a smile, she wants to melt, he has a cheeky grin and piercing blue eyes, she wants to run but she is rooted, he stands towering her, she looks up at him.
She was even more beautiful in person then the photo, he looks at her offering his best smile, he couldn’t believe he had finally found her, he could finally go back to his boss and tell him the good news. Before he feels stupid just staring he speaks “Hey..”
She smiles shyly “Hi...Can I help you, I mean I have seen you here for the past few weeks and you keep watching me...”
He wanted the ground to swallow him, she wasn’t supposed to know that, he had to think of something quick “Yeah, I was wondering if I could take you out for a drink some time!” he panicked, he was praying she would say no, this couldn’t happen.
Raven looks gobsmacked “wait really? you waited weeks to ask that”
He grins and nods “well every time I went to, I backed out, and of course, I’m Theo!” he wanted to run what was he doing.
Raven looks on at him confused “Raven....” after a few minutes she agrees and they swap numbers and he leaves practically running, she heads back to her desk the rest of the day passing uneventfully.
A couple of weeks pass, she hadn’t really thought more on Theo until a text comes through “Hey Raven, Don't think I have forgot about taking you for a drink! how about Saturday? I’ll meet you at the library after you’re shift x”
She thinks for a few moments, wondering if she should or not she had been hurt so much previously she wondered if it would be worth it again. Reluctantly She agrees, there was something about him, like she should stay away from him, but she didn't want to.
Saturday soon swings around and the time was fast approaching to when she was meeting him, she was extremely nervous but so excited.
As she is packing up her bag ready to leave a voice calls out behind her “Hey Raven” she spins and there he is, the butterfly's erupting in her
she smiles over at him “Hey Theo”
He grins “you ready!”
She smiles nodding, they head out in to the night to pub, and get to talking.
After a couple of hours go by, and there hasn’t been even one awkward moment, they had so much in common and got on so well, they were lapping up every second they could with each other.
They laughed chatted on got on so well, as the night started to wrap up, Raven decides its time to get home as it was getting late, she stands getting ready “Thank you for tonight its been amazing, it’s been great getting to know you too!”
Theo smiles over at her with a pained look “yeah it really has and its been incredible getting to know you Raven...” he stands, “let me walk you home?”
She smiles and nods, he holds the door open as they head out in to the night they stop outside hers, he looks her dead in the eyes, then to her lips, he cant restrain himself, he crashes his lips to hers, she doesn’t hold back either, and wraps her arms around him, he holds her close as the kiss deepens, he pulls back “Goodnight Raven...” it takes every ounce of him, all his willpower to pull away, although that one kiss was enough to get him hooked
She smiles up at him “Goodnight Theo” she heads in doors, he is stood there for a few minutes, he felt bewitched by her completely enchanted, after a few more minutes of savouring every second of that night including her lips on his he heads off.
As she gets in her head was swimming, it was one of the best nights of her life, he seemed so perfect, but she knew all to well that if it’s too good to be true then it probably is.
To her disappointment she doesn’t hear from him for the next couple of weeks, she decides she isn't going to let him get to her. It was a Saturday evening and she was getting ready to head out to her local where she was the weekly entertainer for an hour a night, she sung every Saturday night, it was her time, and her time to let lose, it took her a while to get that confident but she did.