Chapter 3

Misaki's POV:

I opened my eyes. I was still at Usui's house. My stomach was feeling painful. I tried to get up, but a sharp pain spread throughout my body. I slumped back down. Where was Usui. I felt a wet cold cloth on my stomach. I grabbed the towel and slowly peeled it off my stomach. I gasped. There was a big bruise. It was purple. I touched it softly and winced. Usui was sitting in front of the mirror. He was hunched over whispering some words. I slowly slid off the couch and crawled to him. I wrapped my weak arms around him with the last energy I had left. He put his hand on my arms. I leaned against him breathing hard.

"Thank you", I said weakly, "For coming for me."

He slowly turned around and made me lay down.

"I thought all night", he said, "And I think that I have to go to London."

"Why?" I asked.

"I want you to protect you and I don't want them hurting the ones I love", he said.

I closed my eyes. Usui waited on what I would say.

"How long would you be gone?" I asked.

"Couple of years", he said.

"Then would you come back?" I asked.

"Of course", he replied.

He stroked my hair.

"How can I leave my princess behind for a long time?" he asked.

I opened my eyes. His emerald eyes were staring at me. I looked at him and lifted my hand slowly. I touched his cheek. He leaned into my touch.

"Would you be alright?" he asked.

I nodded.

"Of course", I said, "When are you leaving?"

"As soon as possible", he said.

Suddenly a phone rang. It was Usui's phone. He picked it up.

"Hello?" he asked.

His face darkened.

"What?" he asked dangerously, "A fire?"

He paused and looked at me.

"Yes she is with me", he said.

He got tense.

"Is her sister safe?" he asked.

What was going on? Did something happen?

"Alright, I'll be there with Misaki as soon as possible", he said.

He looked at me.

"Misaki', he said, "There's something I have to tell you."

"What is it?" I asked.

"I want you to stay calm as possible, you're still hurt", he said.

"Tell me", I commanded.

"You're mother….is dead", he said.

My heart dropped.

"What happened?" I asked.

"She died in a car crash", said Usui.

He slowly got me up.

"We need to go to the hospital", said Usui, "You're sister is with Shintani."

I started to walk quickly, but I winced.

"Careful", he said.

I started to put on my shoes.

"I'm ok", I said, "I need to get to the hospital."

My head started burning up. Usui picked me up and started running.

"Wh...What are you doing?!" I exclaimed, "Everyone will see!"

"You said you wanted to go see your sister as soon as possible", Usui said.

"But not like this!" I exclaimed, "Put me down!"

"Nope", he said, "You need to go to the hospital too for treatment."

"No I don't!" I exclaimed.

"Then why are you sweating Ayuzawa?" he asked.

"It's cuz I'm hot!" I exclaimed.

"You're hot because you have a fever", Usui explained.

He ran swiftly like a bird. It was a couple of minutes when we arrived at the hospital.

"Put me down", I said, "I don't want to look sick in front of my sister."

He put me down. I grabbed his shoulder to lean on. My head was spinning greatly.

"Lead me", I said.

We slowly walked into the hospital. We walked to the front desk.

"Name?" asked the front desk woman.

"Misaki Ayuzawa", I said.

"Oh are you here for Suzana Ayuzawa?" asked the woman.

"Yes", replied Usui.

She looked at me with a concern face.

"Are you alright miss?" she asked.

"Yes", I said, "Just a bit surprised from the action."

She nodded.

"Well, she's in room 302 on the third level", she said.

I nodded. Usui and I walked to the elevator and went up to the third floor.

"Are you ok?" he asked.

I nodded.

"I'm ok", I replied.

"Honestly", he said.

"Honestly", I replied, "No I'm not."

We walked to my sisters room. When I opened it, Shintani had came to attack me with a hug, but Usui had stood in front of me and grabbed his head and rubbed his head with his fist.

"Ah nice to see you again", Usui said in a monotone way.

"Let go of me!" Shintani exclaimed, "I want to hug Misaki!"

"She's in a condition where you can't hug her", Usui said.

"Is there something wrong with Misaki?" he asked.

"Misaki is a bit surprised for a hug", Usui said happily.

Shintani narrowed his eyes and pushed him away. I walked to the bed where my sister laid.

"Oh Onechan", said Suzana.

"Are you ok?" I asked.

"Well, yes I am", said my sister, "Just bits of cuts here and there."

I looked at her. Her eyes looked red.

"Do you remember what happened?" I asked.

"Mom saved my life", she said sadly.

She was trying to hold in her tears.

"All I remember was that we were shopping for food and an apple rolled onto the road and I was going to get it, but then a car came and my mom pushed me out of the way and it hit her", she said quietly.

I hugged her.

"It's ok", I said, "I'm right here."

"Onechan", she said sadly, "I'm sorry."

"No no it's not your fault", I said softly.

"She would've lived if it wasn't for me", she said crying.

Suzana hugged me tightly and I winced a little. Shintani looked at me worriedly. Then the doctor came in.

"Miss. Ayuzawa", he said, "Would you like to see your mother?"

"Yes", I said.

I got up slowly. I walked out of the room and walked with the doctor to a different room. There lay my mom. All cut up with bruises and cuts. Tears welled up in my eyes, but I wiped them away. I walked to the bed where my mom laid. I took her hand and put it to my face. It was quite cold yet soft.

"Mom", I said softly, "Rest in peace."

Then there was a loud door opening. I turned and it was my father. I was surprised.

"Dad", I said.

He ran to the bed and looked at my mom in tears.

"NO!" he cried out.

He looked at me and walked to me and hugged me tightly. The pain from my stomach had traveled all around my body.

"Are you ok?" he asked.

"I'm fine", I said weakly, "You should go check up on Suzana."

"I saw her", he said, "She's alright with Shintani watching over her."

I hugged my dad. After a long day at the hospital, we had a funeral that day too. Everyone came after hearing the accident. We paid respect and we all left. The hospital was quiet at night. My dad had discussed with me that he would be taking Suzana in since she was still going to school and all. I walked along the hallways of the hospital slowly. I was sweating a lot. Usui waslked to me and picked me up.

"Usui", I said weakly, "What are you-"

"I'm taking you to a doctor", he said.

"Why?" I asked, "I'm ok."

"You're burning up Ayuzawa", he said in a serious tone.

He walked me to a doctor and they put me in a room. He had given me some pain pills and treated my wound. I looked at the ceiling. Today was a bad day. I looked at Usui as he was bringing in some food.

"Eat up", he said.

I looked at the food and looked at him.

"I can't eat that", I said.

"You do", he said, "You need to eat."

He gave me some porridge and it was so good.

"Wow", he said, "You ate the whole bowl."

"Did you make it?" I asked.

"Yea", he said.

"Of course", I said.

Usui began to clean up, but the door slammed open. It was the same men as before. Then a guy with black hair came in.

"Ah", he said, "Brother."


"Oh Gerald", said Usui coldly, "What brings you here?"

"I heard about the accident", said Gerald, "So I thought you would be here."

"What do you want?" asked Usui while cleaning up.

Gerald looked at me with sharp eyes.

"I want you to come back to London", Gerald answered without breaking the eye contact we had.

I looked at him back darkly. He smirked.

"Is this the girl that we beat up?" he asked.

Usui quickly grabbed Gerald's collar and pulled him close to him, the guards were about to attack, but Gerald had lifted his hand and they backed off.

"How dare you hit a girl", Usui said darkly.

"Well, she was fighting back and well, my men couldn't take it", he said.

I glared at Gerald.

"Sorry did my men get too rough?" he sneered.

Usui pushed him away and he walked to me and he had a soft face. He carefully lifted my shirt showing the big bruise to him.

"What are you going to do about this?" asked Usui.

Gerald didn't smile. Then the door opened again. In came Maria pushing past all the guards and running to me.

"MISAKI ARE YOU OK?!" she exclaimed, "WHO DID THIS TO YOU?!"

"Ask Gerald", I said coldly.

She looked at Gerald with a sharp gaze. She walked to him and grabbed his hair.

"WHY DID YOU DO THIS TO HER!" she screamed.

Gerald yelled and tried to get her off him.

"How dare you do this to her!" she cried.

"I didn't know!" Gerald exclaimed, "Let go! Guards!"

The guards tried to step in, but Maria looked at them with scary eyes.

"You come near me, I'll have you fired right on the spot", she said.

They didn't move.

"You're coming with me!" she exclaimed.

She dragged him by the hair out of our room. She stopped and smiled at me.

"I'll be right back", she said, "Wait for me ne?"

As the door shut, I was shocked.

"Usui", I said, "She's scary."

"Well, she is scary when she's mad", said Usui.

I looked at him.

"You can put down my shirt now", I said.

"But Ayuzawa", Usui said softly, "I want to see every part of you."

My eyes twitched.

"You PERVERT ALIEN!" I exclaimed.

I pushed Usui away.

"Wow", he said smiling, "You still have the energy to push me away Ayuzawa."

"Shut up!" I exclaimed.

He chuckled. Then the door opened again. Usui put a hand on my shoulder. Maria came in with Gerald.

"Sorry", he said, "I thought my men wouldn't go that hard on you, but I guess they did. I'll make sure that they get fired."

I looked at Gerald and nodded.

"It's ok", I said.

He nodded and walked out. Maria skipped to my bed and smiled.

"I bought you something", she said.

She took out a bear with a rose on it.

"For you to get well", she said happily.

"Ah", I said smiling, "Thank you."

She smiled and kissed my forehead.

"I'll go take Gerald to his father", she said, "He'll be happy to hear what happened."

She left with a skip. I looked at Usui and he relaxed. He looked at me and smiled.

"Does your whole family know about me?" I asked.

"Yes", Usui said in a low voice.

"How?" I asked.

"They have ways", Usui said softly.

"What am I supposed to do?" I asked, "Mom's gone and all and Suzana is still a growing girl."

"Well, I know that your sister will get support from Shintani", said Usui.

"Really?" I asked.

"I think Shintani likes your sister", said Usui.

"How do you know?" I asked.

Shintani came running in and he took my hands.

"Misaki-chan", he said smiling, "How are you feeling?"

"Better thanks", I said with a smile.

"I heard that some Gerald guy's guards beat you up."

"It's ok", I said rubbing the back of my head.

He pouted and made a fist.

"I'll get them!" he exclaimed.

"You don't have to", I said, "He said sorry."

Usui walked out of the room. Shintani looked at me.

"Misaki", he said.

"What?" I asked.

"Are you ok?" he asked softly.

"I am", I said.

"Can I see?" he asked.

I lifted my shirt up slowly. He gasped when he saw the bruise. He looked at me as if he was in pain. He hit the bed in anger.

"Usui didn't protect you", he said angrily.

"It's ok", I said, "He did his best to save me."

"He has to protect you!" he exclaimed.

"Shintani", I started to say.

"I care about you!" he exclaimed, "If he can't protect you then I can't be comfortable!"

"What's wrong?" I asked.

"I want you to be protected so I can protect your sister", he said.

He looked down.

"I like your sister Misaki", he said, "Even though we're a lot of years apart, I still like her."

I looked at him surprised. Usui was right. It does prove he's a perverted alien from space.

"I want to protect your sister", he whispered.

I touched Shintani's shoulder. He looked up.

"I can manage on my own", I said, "Trust Usui. He's been protecting me ever since."

He wiped away a tear and nodded.

"I'll visit you every day", he said.

"That's not necessary", said Usui.

Shintani quickly got up and grabbed his collar.


Usui grabbed Shintani's cheeks and pulled them.

"Ow!" Shintani cried.

Usui let go of them.

"I tried my best in protecting her and I will always protect her", Usui said seriously.

"You better", Shintani said coldly, "Or else I'm never forgiving you."

"You should take care of Suzana", Usui said, "She wants you."

Shintani took one look at me and smiled. He closed the door and walked away. Usui sighed and sat on a chair near the bed. He rested his head on my lap.

"Usui", I said.

"Don't say anything", he said, "My energy is depleted right now."

I smiled and touched his hair softly.

"Misaki", Usui said tiredly, "You're coming to London with me."

"What?" I asked.

"No questions asked", Usui said, "I'm kidnapping you and you're coming with me if you like it or not."

"But I have to ask my dad!" I exclaimed.

"He's alright with it", he said, "He'll look over the Maid Cafe while you're gone."

He got up and leaned into me.

"We'll be living together and I'm curious what my kawaii maid does in a day", Usui said in a mischievous way.

I blushed and pushed him away as hard as I could.


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