I jumped out of bed running for the bathroom. I reached the toilet just in time as purple and black goo came out of my mouth. I opened my mouth to call Thanatos, only for more to come out.
“Oh my god, I’m dying!” I shouted. It smelled like death, no pun intended.
“Stop being dramatic, it’s called morning sickness.” I looked up to see Thanatos leaning in the doorway. An annoyed look on his face.
“It’s not even morning! And this isn’t normal puke.” I took another glance at the toilet and cringed, that’s what’s inside me?
“You’re not normal,” he smirked, I glared at him. “Is it just me or have you gained weight?” I frowned at him, he pointed to my stomach. Looking down, I screamed.
“What is going on!” I looked four months pregnant, when I’m sure I’m only a few days.
“Looks like the little monster will be coming sooner than we thought.” I poked my belly, making sure I wasn’t dreaming. It was hard and bulging. Yup definitely not dreaming.
I groaned, now I’m really vulnerable, and need more clothes. I’m sure the clothes Hades bring back aren’t going to fit. I need to call him. I got up and made my way back to the room looking for my phone.
“Have you seen my phone?” I turned to ask Thanatos as he not so subtly stared at my belly. Has he never seen a pregnant woman before?
“Why would I care where your phone is?” He can never just answer the question with a yes or no.
“What do you mean why? Clearly I need to report this to Hades.” I really just wanted new clothes. I was standing in front of him basically sporting a crop top now. It didn’t look very flattering.
“I guess.” He reached into his pocket and passed me his phone.
“What’s he under?” I asked as I scrolled through his contacts.
“Loser #5.” I thought he was joking until I saw it. I wonder who was four, three, two and one?
I waited as it rang. “What do you want? Did you kill Isabel?” So he does know Thanatos is crazy.
“I’m fat.” I heard laughing on the other end and growled.
“What’s going on?” He finally sobered up.
“I’m huge! I don’t know what happened. I need maternity clothes now.” I shouldn’t be surprised my body is changing so fast. I was carrying a god’s baby. I should expect some abnormal things to happen.
“What do you mean you’re huge? You’re not even a week in.” He said.
“Same thing I said! I woke up this morning, puked my guts out and turned fat.” Thanatos snickered from the bed.
“What did you do before then? Maybe that could’ve accelerated it?” I thought about his question, all I did was sleep. Then it clicked, I cuddled with Thanatos! Could cuddling with Thanatos have done this? Either way I wasn’t going to tell Hades that. Not because I was scared of his reaction or anything, just would be awkward to bring up.
“Um, I’ll call you back while I try to remember.” I snapped the phone shut turning to Thanatos.
“What?” He raised an eyebrow as I studied him.
“You did this!” I accused pointing to my belly.
“I’m pretty sure you fu-”
“I mean made my belly get bigger!” I cut him off before he could finish his very inappropriate sentence.
“You really have lost your mind.”
“It’s true! I wasn’t fat when I fell asleep. Before you cuddled me.” I blushed at the end of my sentence.
“I didn’t ‘cuddle’ you. You just don’t know how to stay on your side of the bed.” He rolled his eyes.
“Whatever you say. Either way it’s your fault, I know it.” I said.
“Hmm it does make sense, anytime I ever did something with you in the past there were changes. I don’t see how it affected your baby though.” He seemed in deep thought, which was something rare for Thanatos. I didn’t know he had a brain at all. I giggled at my joke.
“Should we tell Hades?” I asked. For some reason I felt weird about telling him.
“There’s no point, the damage is already done.” I nodded, he was right.
“Can we order some pizza?” My stomach was growling, and I didn’t want to wait around any longer for food. After all I was eating for two now.
“You are so needy I swear.” Before I could insult him, he vanished out of the room. I thought we were pass the whole disappearing act? I sighed before taking a seat on the bed, you would think this room would have a refrigerator, or kitchen.
I jumped when there was a knock on the door. Who would be knocking on the door? Maybe the owner from the Chinese shop? Should I open it or pretend no one was home? Even though he saw us come down here. I cautiously walked up to it. I looked through the peep hole and frowned.
“What the hell are you doing?” Thanatos was standing on the other side dressed up as a pizza delivery boy. He had two large pizza boxes in his hand. My stomach growled at the sight.
“I have a hot steamy special package for a… Ms. Stewart.” He winked at me. I just stood there with my mouth gaped open trying to process what was going on. When I didn’t respond he rolled his eyes, pushing his way pass me. Once I got my bearings together, I walked over to grab the pizza out his hands. “Whoa, get your hands off my package lady! This sir is my no-no square!” He squealed pulling the box back.
“Stop it! I’m hungry.” I growled, yanking it towards me again.
“You’re such an animal.” He let the box go and I happily sat it on the bed pulling a slice out.
“Sshays bsyou.” He looked at me in disgust when I talked with my mouth full.
“What a pig.” I shrugged.
I didn’t even tell him what kind I liked. Yet somehow, he got my favorite. I guess they remember things about me from my past life.
“This room is a torture chamber!” He said, falling dramatically to the floor.
“Can’t you just leave?” I stuffed another slice of pizza in my mouth. This was heaven, when did pizza start tasting this good?
“So someone can come in here and kidnap you while I’m gone?” He countered.
“What’s stopping them from coming now and trying?”
“Not much then.” I said. He suddenly got up from the floor, walking towards me slowly. Like a predator hunting its prey. A lion hunting a gazelle.
“What are you doing?” I made a move to back up but his eyes flashed red. This is the second time I’ve seen that happen. What did it mean?
“You don’t think I can protect you Isabel?” His voice was dangerously low.
“I-I- didn’t say that.” His eyes were making me extremely nervous.
“Good to know,” his eyes went back to normal as he grinned. What was that? “You got something going on here.” He told me indicating towards my eyes.
I went to the bathroom and looked in the mirror. My eyes were purple flames once again. “What did you do to me?” I accused him.
He raised an eyebrow at me. “I didn’t do anything.”
“They weren’t like this before.” I growled.
“Don’t take that tone with me young lady.” He wagged his finger at me. I cocked my head to the side as an idea formed in my head. I wonder what would happen if I teased him a bit? Did I still have that extra sexappeal? I bit my lip as I stared intently at him. Time to test it out.
“What tone?” I asked him, seductively twisting my hair. I saw lust flash in his eyes, getting the results I wanted. But what I didn’t expect was him to suddenly flash in front of me, crashing his lips on mine. I gasped as he placed his hands on my hips, kissing me like I was his last breath of air. My body had a mind of its own as I wrapped my arms around his neck desperately kissing him back. It’s like there was all this sexual tension building up between us, and it finally burst. My belly pressed into his as he pulled me closer. Hope I wasn’t squishing my baby.
We were so caught up in each other that we didn’t notice we had company. “Well isn’t this a sight.”