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International Love

By R5Family4Ever

Romance

Opportunities & Outcomes

HEY PEOPLE, SO THIS IS MY NEW STORY YAY! SOME OF YOU MAY HAVE READ MY PREVIOUS TWILIGHT STORY: UNEXPECTED SURPRISE. WELL, INSPIRATION HAS STRUCK ME AGAIN AND THIS IS MY NEW STORY!

FIRST OFF OFFICIAL DISCLAIMER: I DO NOT OWN AUSTIN AND ALLY, OR ANY SONGS WRITTEN BY THE AWESOME SONGWRITERS. THE ONLY THINGS THAT ARE MY OWN IS A SONG "AUSTIN" WRITES FOR "ALLY" IN THE FIRST FEW CHAPTERS, THE PLOT LINE, AND THE CHARACTERS I'VE CREATED (NOT MIKE, MIMI, LESTER, DEZ, JIMMY, KYRA OR ANY OTHER CHARACTERS MADE BY THE WRITERS)

ALSO, THIS STORY, IF YOU READ, AND WANT MORE CHAPTERS, THERE IS A CATCH:

EACH CHAPTER COMES WITH A TRIVIA QUESTION ABOUT AN AUSTIN AND ALLY EPISODE. I WILL GIVE THE EPISODE NAME AND A QUESTION. FOR ME TO POST THE NEXT CHAPTER A NUMBER OF PEOPLE WILL HAVE TO ANSWER THE QUESTION CORRECTLY (I.E.: IN ZALIENS AND CLOUD WATCHERS WHAT TYPE OF MOVIE FEST DOES AUSTIN TAKE ALLY TO? ANSWER: HORROR.

I WILL GIVE A NUMBER OF PEOPLE THAT NEED TO ANSWER CORRECTLY AND WHEN IT REACHES THAT, OR IF IT'S BEEN A WEEK SINCE THE LAST CHAPTER GOT POSTED, I WILL POST THE NEXT CHAPTER.

SO...READ, ENJOY, AND REVIEW MY FRIENDS

OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES

"Hey guys, team meeting." Ally said calling Austin and Dez away from the foosball table.

"Ok first, manager announcement." Trish said standing up.

"Awesome opportunity." she said as she handed Austin and Ally each a brochure.

"London Musical Academy?" Austin read aloud.

"They're doing this amazing program next school year. They are opening their school to 200 international students to come study for an entire year. They are taking applications now. All you need to do is submit an application, a CD of your talent, and a letter saying why they should pick you. I think a DVD of your talents will put you both over the top though. It's an amazing opportunity I think you both should do." She finished grinning.

"That sounds amazing!" Austin said grinning ear to ear.

"Yeah." Ally said getting excited too, "We definitely need to try this Austin. It would be an amazing experience all around."

"And I'll shoot and edit your application DVDS so they're perfect!" Dez said excitedly.

"Ok, so you two are gonna apply, great! Let's get the meeting finished so you two can start on that." Trish said getting them all back on track.

"So Austin, Jimmy wants to know when you will be laying down some new tracks for your new CD." Trish informed.

"Ally and I almost have them ready. I'll have them by the end of the week." Austin promised.

He was now writing songs by himself, but Ally still helped to perfect them and make them his usual catchy style.

"Awesome, I'll call and tell him. And Ally, your release for 'JUST ME' is Saturday afternoon at 3. Where are we holding it?" Trish asked her.

"How about here? That way more people can fit, and dad can try to sell some merchandise." Ally suggested.

"Great, I'll call Jimmy about that too. Dez, director report." Trish finished, giving Dez the floor.

"Well, Austin's 'Steal Your Heart' video is viral." Dez paused while they all cheered and clapped.

And Ally's 'JUST ME' is climbing the charts fast. It's at number 7 out of 100 this week." Dez said, proud of both himself and Austin and Ally.

Austin hugged Ally, but pulled away before it got awkward.

See, Austin was still in love with Ally, but refused to say anything since he didn't know how she felt.

Ally tried to quiet the butterflies in her stomach as Austin hugged her.

She still loved him and every hug was too short for her, but she couldn't face the heartache of rejection so she just smiled and sat back down.

"Well, that's everything." Trish said closing her notebook.

"I'll leave you two to work on your songs and applications, but we need to have them in by next Saturday." she informed.

Austin and Ally both nodded and got right to work.

As Austin strummed his guitar working on his audition song he looked over his lyrics for a new song for Jimmy.

"We said just friends

but I'm tired of pretend

wanna show you how I feel,

baby, tell me that it's real

I love you more than words can say

and I really wanna tell you someday"

As he read the chorus he looked at Ally. She was engrossed with her piano and book. She didn't see him staring. She was so beautiful to him. He wanted so bad to tell her but could only get his emotions out through song. he hoped she would get the message and know it was for her.

Suddenly she looked up and saw him staring. Feeling like his hand got caught in the cookie jar he smiled an embarrassed smile and jumped up, mumbled something about needing a smoothie and ran out the door muttering a mantra of "stupid, stupid, stupid."

Ally looked at the door sad. She could feel his eyes on her, saw what she thought was love in his eyes, before he got nervous and ran out the door.

She looked down at her book, seeing the little moons around the edge of her paper, her secret way of writing out his name. Her song "YOU DON'T SEE ME', came back to her and she felt it described how she felt right now. Suddenly she found herself playing it and singing her feelings.

"I'm the girl in the corner of the room

The one you never notice

Getting lost among the stars in the sky

Like a picture out of focus

I'm the sun in your eyes

Yet you don't see me

I wear no disguise

But you don't see me

I'm a total surprise

And you don't see me

I'm so agonized

That you don't see me

You don't see me

You don't see me"

Austin walked in, hearing her singing, and just stood there, listening.

She finished and he saw her wipe a tear away.

'I see you Ally, but do you see me?' he thought sadly.

Ally looked up to see him holding 2 smoothies.

"Strawberry banana right?" he asked holding up one and walking over.

"Thanks Austin." she said smiling at his thoughtfullness and caring.

"Anytime." he assured her before going back to his work.

Suddenly Dez walked in. He could feel the romantic tension. It was so thick he could cut it with a spoon.

"Hey Dez, what's up?" Austin said getting his attention.

"I'm here to shoot Ally's video application." Dez said picking up his camera.

"You want me to go?" Austin asked looking at Ally and Dez.

"Actually, having some music in the background could creat a great ambiance." Dez said gesturing to Austin's guitar.

"You cool with that?" Austin asked Ally.

"Yeah, then I'll play music for yours." she suggested.

"Great, so Austin you stay there and Ally, come sit here and I will set up the camera." Dez said, getting everything set up.

"Ready?" he asked both.

They both nodded and Austin started strumming a soft, sweet medley. Just like his Ally.

"So I'm just going to ask you the questions on the questionnaire and we will record your answers ok?" Dez asked.

"Sure." Ally said smiling.

Dez pushed record and started reading the questions.

"So first, your name and location." he informed her.

"Hi, my name is Ally Dawson and I'm from Miami, Florida." she said smiling to the camera.

"Why do you want to attend the London Outreach Program?" Dez asked the first question.

"I feel it's an amazing opportunity. Not just musically, but culturally. The school has a wonderful reputation of amazing academics and London is so rich in culture and history, I would love to learn more about it." Ally replied.

"Ok great! And what is your academic record like?" Dez asked reading the next question.

"I maintain a high A+ average with very few grades below that." Ally responded.

"What would you say is your best quality, musically and personally?"

"Musically I would say my writing. I've been writing my own music since kindergarten, and I am Austin Moon's main song writer and he's had at least a dozen number one hits. Personally, probably my compassion for others."

"And finally Ally, why should they pick you for the program?" Dez asked the last question.

"Because I want to learn from the best that I can, I feel it's an amazing opportunity, and I will exceed your expectations." Ally finished smiling.

"Ok great! Now let's record you performing. Do you have a song picked out?" Dez asked.

"Yeah...it's...'I THINK ABOUT YOU' ..." Ally looked at Austin awkardly, knowing he had sang this song to her at the start of their previous relationship, so it was very special to him.

The recognition came on his face, but he hid the pain by saying he would give her some privacy.

"Whenever you're ready." Dez whispered getting her attention.

She closed her eyes, immediately seeing Austin in her head as she sang.

"Last summer we met

We started as friends

I can't tell you how it all happened

Then autumn it came

We were never the same

Those nights everything felt like magic

And I wonder if you miss me too

If you don't here's the one thing

That I wish you knew

I think about you

Every morning when I open my eyes

I think about you

Every evening when I turn out the lights

I think about you

Every moment every day of my life

You're on my mind all the time, it's true

I think about you, you you, you you

I think about you, you you, you you

Would you know what to say

If I saw you today

Would you let it all crumble to pieces?

'Cause I know that I should

Forget you if I could

I can yet there's so many reasons

I think about you

Every morning when I open my eyes

I think about you

Every evening when I turn out the lights

I think about you

Every moment every day of my life

You're on my mind all the time, it's true

I think about you, you you, you you

I think about you, you you, you you

How long till I stop pretending

What we have is never ending

Oh ohh

If all we are is just a moment

Don't forget me 'cause I won't and

I can't help myself

I think about you ooohh

I think about you ooohh

I think about you

Every morning when I open my eyes

I think about you

Every evening when I turn out the lights

I think about you

Every moment every day of my life

You're on my mind all the time, it's true

I think about you, you you, you you

I think about you, you you, you you"

She finished with a tear rolling down her cheek.

"Amazing Ally." Dez said, seeing her cry.

"Hey, you ok?" he asked concerned.

"I'm fine, just good memories." Ally assured him.

"Still love him, huh?" Dez asked.

"Whaaaat?" Ally asked, "That is ridiculous. Why would you say that? I am NOT still in love with Austin." Ally said getting her book.

"Ok, but Ally, I never said a name, just him." Dez said knowing he had caught her.

Ally just grabbed her book and went down to open shop, knowing there was no way out of it.

Later that day Austin came back to the room to do his interview.

Like Ally promised, she sat there and played the piano for his video.

Something soft, but kind of edgy, like Austin.

"Hi, I am Austin Moon from Miami, Florida. I would love to attend the academy to learn from some of the best professor's of music in London and I feel that I haven't fully tapped my musical potential and I can start here. My academics are at an A- average with the occasional B+. I think you should pick me because even though I do have a record deal I want to learn more about my craft and I'm excited to learn from the best. And personally, I think my best musical quality is my ability to quickly learn ANY instrument I learn to play, and my best personal quality is my kindness. I make friends easily and I try to be kind to every soul I meet." Austin finished grinning.

"Awesome Austin. So I think we should do two videos. One of you dancing, and one of you singing and playing guitar." Dez said.

"Ok, I'll sing 'STEAL YOUR HEART' since I wrote that, then dance to 'ILLUSION'."

Austin said grabbing his electric guitar.

"Thanks for helping Ally." Dez said smiling.

"Anytime. But I'll leave you to record now." Ally said, shutting the door behind her.

"Whenever you're ready." Dez whispered, hitting record.

Austin started strumming, getting comfortable, then started playing the song.

'You're a good girl

The perfect picture of an angel's smile

From a magazine

But it's a new world

And I know so well the side of you

No one's ever seen

Hey now baby,

No doubt about it girl

You drive me crazy

I'm feeling guilty to the way you make me

Wanna steal your heart

Steal your heart

Call me criminal

I won't deny you make me want it all,

Everything you are

So lock it up

Go on and try it

No matter what you do

I'm gonna steal your heart

I confess,

I kinda like it that you're innocent

Keeping up your guard

I'll break it down

So you can't hide it

No matter what you do

I'm gonna steal your heart'

Austin finished smiling.

"Awesome Austin, I'll get 'Illusion' up on the computer." Dez said getting up and going to the computer.

Austin stretched and cleared the floor so he would have room.

"Ready" Dez asked him.

Austin got in position and nodded, signaling Dez to start the music.

'I'll be your entertainer

I'm putting on a show

I'm gonna levitate ya

Leave you wa-wa-wanting more

I see you fascinated

I've got you hypnotized

White glove, put your dream up

A fantasy before your eyes

Step right up on the stage

Free yourself from the cage

Pick a card and guess it girl

Here's a lesson, girl

It's just an illusion

One, two, three I disappear

Coming right back, so stay right here

Ain't no second guessin', girl

I'm impressive, girl

But I'm just an illusion

Ohhh

Uh, listen

I ain't no fake Houdini

I put a spell on you

I'm somethin' like a genie

Girl I'll make your wish come true.

And now our time is runnin'

With every grain of sand

So here's the grand finale

Watch me do my sleight of hand

Step right up on the stage

Free yourself from the cage

Pick a card and guess it girl

Here's a lesson, girl

It's just an illusion

One, two, three I disappear

Coming right back, so stay right here

Ain't no second guessin', girl

I'm impressive, girl

It's just an illusion

Somewhere in a dream

We'll meet again, my baby

And I promise that I won't disappear

I'll be right here...

And I won't be, won't be, won't be

Just an illusion

Step right up on the stage

Free yourself from the cage

Pick a card and guess it girl

Here's a lesson, girl

It's just an illusion

One, two, three I disappear

Coming right back, so stay right here

Ain't no second guessin', girl

I'm impressive, girl

It's just an illusion

Step right up on the stage

Free yourself from the cage

Pick a card and guess it girl

Here's a lesson, girl

It's just an illusion

One, two, three I disappear

Coming right back, so stay right here

Ain't no second guessin', girl

I'm impressive, girl

It's just an illusion'

With the last note, Austin stomped his foot and posed.

"And cut! Amazing work buddy." Dez said as they did their signature "What up!"

"I'll mesh these two together and get your DVDS to Trish tomorrow. You have your application letter ready? Or even started?" Dez asked, knowing Austin's procastination.

"It's almost done, I was working on it before I came over. Mom's gonna proofread and help me with it tonight." Austin assured him.

"Ok, just hurry, Trish just texted me. And Ally already has everything in." Dez said looking at his phone.

"Of course she does. Someone as perfect as her...I mean as school stellar as she is, can get it done that fast." Austin said, hoping Dez didn't catch that.

But he did.

"Yeah, love can make someone seem perfect." Dez said grinning.

"Love? Psh, please, I am NOT in love with Ally." Austin said, trying to find something distracting.

"Uh-huh, ok buddy." Dez said packing up his stuff.

"Besides, even if I DID love Ally, we agreeed to be friends, and I'm gonna respect that." Austin said, sitting down on one of the comfy chairs.

"Ok buddy, whatever you wanna do." Dez said, patting his shoulder before leaving the room.

2 WEEKS LATER

Ally was working while Dez and Austin checked out embarrassing water park mishaps over on Austin's MYTab.

Trish walked in with two envelopes.

"Guess who has Austin and Ally's application letters." she said holding them up.

Austin jumped up and ran to the counter.

"Let's open them together." Ally said smiling.

"Ok, I'll count." Trish said.

"1...2...3...!" she said watchiing them open them in haste.

"I got in!" Ally screamed, hugging Trish and high-fiving Dez.

"What about you Austin? Austin?" Ally said, getting his attention.

Austin looked at her and told them...

"I didn't get in."

OH NO! WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT? THREE READERS SANSWER THIS TRIVIA QUESTION TO FIND OUT:

IN ROCKERS AND WRITERS WHAT IS THE FIRST INSTRUMENT AUSTIN PLAYS IN HIS MUSIC VIDEO FOR DOUBLE TAKE?

UNTIL THEN MY FRIENDS

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