A Sword Is Like A Knife

You're Mine

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Cato's POV while Clove is with Marla and Don:

"What the hell were you thinking?" I yelled, slamming my lunch tray down next to Glimmer. Clove still hadn't come back to school. I knew I should have gone after her. Glimmer rubbed her stomach.

"Seriously, darling? What was I thinking? It takes two to tango, if you know what I mean." She grinned. If she wasn't a girl, I would have punched her in the eye.

"You're not pregnant." I hissed.

"I am!" She protested, her hand lingering on her stomach.

"If you are, it isn't mine! I can't believe I've only just realised that there is no way this baby is mine." I rolled my eyes at her.

"It's yours, Cato." She went to stroke my face with her thumb, but I pushed it away.

"I'm not stupid, Glimmer. We haven't done anything like that in almost two months and you haven't even out on a pound! You're not pregnant."

"Fine!" She pounded her fist on the table. "I'm not pregnant. Happy?"

"No actually, I'm not! Why would you say you were?"

"Because I want you back, Cato!" She pouted. "We were so good together. What happened?"

"Nothing happened. I just moved on from you." I told her calmly, even though her own voice had risen.

"But why?" She whined.

"Because you're not Clove." I pushed my lunch tray away and stood up. I heard Glimmer call to me when I reached the door.

"Where are you going, Cato?!"

"To find the girl I love." I called back, not turning around.

-Line Break-

Don kicked the door in anger.

"You're in love with someone else? Who?" He glared at the floor in front of me.

"His name is Cato." I answered him. I didn't tell him about Glimmer's pregnancy and that I had broken up with him. It would only get Don's hopes up.

"And you're sure there's nothing I can do to change your mind?" He asked, looking hopeful.

"No. I'm sorry. I had a lot of fun with you, Don. You were my first serious boyfriend. But I don't think I've loved you for a while now. You were always like a brother to me."

"A brother who can kiss like a professional?" He waggled his eyebrows at me, grinning. I laughed, and thunder boomed above us.

"Aw, crap. You'd better come in before it starts raining." He unlocked the door and stepped out of the way so I could go inside.


"Anytime. Head upstairs, Marla's probably in one of the guest rooms. I'm going for a walk."

"But it's about to rain."

"Maybe it'll brighten my day." He smiled sadly and closed the door for me, leaving me inside.

After a few hours, Marla gave me a ride home. It was raining harder than I'd ever seen it rain before.

"Well, I guess that's West Virginia for you." I muttered. Marla laughed and rolled her eyes.

"I like it here, Clo. But I still want you to come back to Ohio."

"I want to go back, too." I lied. How was I supposed to tell my best friend that I would rather stay here with a boy I've only known for two months? She'd kill me with my own knife if I said that.

"Here you go. I'll see you soon?" Marla pulled up on the side of the road and I unbuckled my seatbelt.

"Of course. Thanks for the ride." I grinned at her and got out of the car. I looked over at the house. The wind had completely blown the roof of the porch off. Sat on the step with the rain beating down on him was Cato. I ran over to him, frowning.

"Cato! What are you doing here? You're soaking!" I pulled the hood of my jacket over my head. My jacket wasn't exactly waterproof, but it would keep me drier than Cato was. He was only wearing a t-shirt and jeans. His head shot up at the sound of my voice and he stood.

"Glimmer's not pregnant Clove. She lied." He whispered, his voice almost carried away with the wind. My eyes widened. Glimmer wasn't pregnant. I could keep Cato. I stepped closer to him and wrapped my arms around his neck. With the rain pouring down on us and lightening flashing above us, we kissed like we'd never kissed before.

"You're mine, Clove." Cato whispered when I pulled away, gasping for air. He rested his forehead against mine. "And I will never hurt you."

"Break my heart and I'll break your nose." I whispered back. He laughed quietly.

"I wouldn't have it any other way."

Awww, a cheesy Clato moment. :) Every fic needs a cheesy moment. ;) I hope you enjoyed it, and sorry it's shorter than usual.

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