Guardian

All Rights Reserved ©

FIFTEEN

"Hey do you want something like a cheeseburger?"

"You mean like from the burger hut?" My eyes lit up.

"Maybe." Cordel smiled.

"Why are you being so nice today?"

"No reason, I mean while stake and lobster can be nice. I know a good old cheeseburger can hit the spot just right." I playfully jumped next to him and smiled my biggest smile. He smiled down at me. I knew I had Cordel just where I wanted him. I knew he was physically attracted to me. That much I was completely sure of. I believe he was starting to actually fall for me as well. If you were to take us out of this situation that we were in. Cordel was actually a good guy. At least he was to me. "I'll make sure my boss don't mind." I just rolled my eyes at him and walked away. "Hey what is it?"

"Nothing, I mean I know why you follower your orders. Hell I grew up in the mafia. I just hate hearing you always say. I'll make sure my boss is okay with it."

"Do you want me to die?" I looked back at him.

"No."

"Then you know I have to follow orders." I just nodded at him. I pretty much had the layout of the entire house. I haven't seen Alex since that day. I had no idea what he was doing here, but I was going to start to ask questions. Later that evening i was lost in a love story on Netflix when Cordel came walking into my room with two bags of burger hut. I about flew out of the bed and hit the floor. Cordel toss the bags down and grabbed me. "Why are you so clumsy?" He asked right into my ear. I pulled back just enough to look in his eyes. I knew with the look on his face he wanted my lips. I also knew in order to get out of here I needed to give in and do it. My father always taught me to help in my own rescue. I closed my eyes and at that moment I saw Nash. I pressed my lips to Cordels lips. He arms wrapped around me and pulled me closer to him. He had up standing up right and our kiss became stronger.

Until I felt his body tense up and he moved his lips away from mine. "What are you up to Carolina?" He said in almost a hiss. i backed away from him and just looked at him.

"I don't know what you mean Cordel?"

"Why are you kissing me?"

"I thought you wanted me to?" Cordel looked away from me.

"My boss would kill me." I crossed my arms.

"Fine, I'm sorry I kissed you, it won't happen again." I turned and headed back to my bed. That's when I felt him come up close behind me. A hint of a smile came to my lips. His hands went to my arms.

"Do you really like me Carolina? Or are you just using me?" I turned my body to face him.

"What could I possibly use you for?" I just looked at him while he was trying to read me. I stood up on my toes, still not reaching him. I put my hand on the back of his neck and kept my eyes on his. "Tell me to stop Cordel." He didn't say a word. I pressed my lips to his once again and he laid me back on the bed. Just then a few men came crashing into my room. Cordel stood up and stood in front of me.

"What the fuck is going on?" Cordel shouted out.

"The house is under attack. We have orders to get you and the girl out now." Cordel nodded his head at me and grabbed my arm. One of the men came over and put a blind fold on my eye. I yelled out but it did me no good. I was tossed over someone shoulder. I knew it was Cordel. I knew how he smelt. I had no idea where I was being taken to, but I could hear gun shots and people yelling and fighting. Then i felt my body being tossed to the ground. I hit it hard and let out a scream as I connected with something hard into my ribs. I knew they were broken. I felt tears fill my eyes and I wanted to scream out. I couldn't see anything I as I went to grab for the blind fold. Someone picked me up and we started to run again. The pain in my chest was getting so bad that I ended up passing out.

I woke up and I was In a small bedroom. I knew the moment I looked around that I was in a jet and we were already in the air. Fuck this was going to make this much harder on me. i felt like shit and when i tried to move around. I remembered my ribs. I couldn't help it as I yelled out in pain. Cordel came rushing into the room. "Carolina, are you hurt?" He asked me.

"I think my ribs are broken." I could see the anger on his face. He pulled out his phone.

"I want a doctor as soon as we land. If there is not one there. I will shoot everyone. I fucking mean it!" He slammed his phone down. "I'm sorry, I was tripped and I did my best to keep a hold of you." I just smiled at him.

"What happened?" Cordel looked away from me. "Cordel?"

"Your family came in. It was a blood bath Carolina. I'm sorry, but I had to get you out of there." I felt the fear rise inside of me when he said blood bath, but I had to stay face with him.

"Do you know if my father was there?" He turned from me for a moment like if he was trying to figure out how to answer me.

"Yes, but I only saw him once. I was to busy running to get you away."

"You could of given me to him." I waited for him to be angry with me.

"Don't you think I have thought about that? Chris wouldn't think twice as he put a bullet in between my eyes." I certainly didn't want that to happen. Yes I was using Cordel, but I didn't want him dead. I was actually surprised I felt that way. "I did what I had to do at that moment. I drove off with you and got us on one of my bosses privet jets. We already out of the country." Fuck, I said to myself. I was in too much pain to ask anything else. I ended up closing my eyes and passing out again.

Nash?

Kitten?

I'm so happy to see you again.

"Why? I mean I can smell him all over you.

I had to do it Nash. There was no ther way.

So acting like a slut is the only way?

Please Nash don'r be upset with me. Nash, Nash!

I opened my teary eyes and looked around the dark room I was in. "Who's Nash?" I heard Cordel's harsh voice say.

"Nash? What do you mean?"

"You have been calling out for Nash for the last hour Carolina. Who is he?"

"He is my guardian, my father sent to watch over me." I looked to my left and Cordel sat in a chair in the corner of the room. He looked almost evil.

"He wasn't a very good one."

"I guess your right."

"Tell me Carolina, were you fucking him?" My eyes got wide.

"What? No. Why are you asking me that?"

"I'm sitting here watching over you. Trying to make sure you are okay with your two broken ribs and your calling out for this guy. What am I supposed to think?" I just took a deep breath.

"I can't answer that for you, but there is nothing going on with me and Nash. He was just my guard." Total lies, lies I hope he didn't see. I watched him stand up and come over to my side.

"I need to know how you feel about me." Cordel always seem to need reassurance. Something I could work with, but he almost made me feel sad. Looking into his eyes. I could see the pain he had in them. Cordel certainly knew how to play the tough guy roll, but I believed behind his eyes. He was a man with a huge heart. I also had a huge heart and this plan of mine just might turn out to be a problem.

Continue Reading Next Chapter

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.