Bloody Prom

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Chapter 8 - Damian's Past

I woke by the sound of loud knocking on the door. I get up fixed my messy hair and opened the door.

"Good morning Miss" a girl says to me.
She was skinny , tall and had blue ocean eyes and black hair.

"Please don't call me Miss , my name is Angela" I said to her as I'm trying stop her from bowing down to me"

"You must be starving I've made you some breakfast , follow me" she says as she takes my hand.

Too hungry to even change into something else I followed her. She then shows me to my table. She looks at me then finally speaks.

"So you are his daughter?" She asks in a thrilled manner

"Who's daughter" I asked her while stuffing my face.

She then pointed to a large painting on the wall. I'm stunned by the sight of this , it was a painting of my father. Without even eating any further. I get up out of the seat and moved closer to the painting. That's when i burst into tears. Not only that I then realized that what the King and what Damian had said to me last night was true.

The girl then moved closer towards me.

"He is a legend to us all you know , everyone knows the story of your father and what a great man he was. There was nothing that he couldn't do" she says.

Hearing how she spoke about my father made me feel proud , but I knew what kind of man my father was , he was the best father I could ever ask for.

"Do you know where Damian is" I asked the girl.

"I think he went out I'm not sure , Angela" she answered me while still being fascinated at the painting of my father.

"In the light?" I asked her.

She then chuckled.

"Damian is a walker diem meaning he can walk in the sun , he himself didn't know about this ability. He only discovered it on the day the love of his life passed away. So now almost every morning he would go to the one place that she loved the most"

"Damian never told me this. I shouldn't expect him to , but I know what it feels like"
I said to her.

"He prefers not to speak about it or open up about personal things" she says.

"I'm in need of a shower" I said.

"I'll give you some extra clothes for you to wear" the girl says as she leaves.

It was a real bummer that I didn't get a chance to take my own clothes with. Instead I came here with a bloody gown , literally! It's not even funny.

I then took a long shower and for some reason I couldn't stop thinking of what the girl said about Damian and what happened to him. I could relate , but that made me realize is that there's nothing I can do about what happened to Jason. His parents must be worried maybe Jay notified his parents about what happened?

After the shower I got dressed and decided to go outside for some fresh air. Oh how I longed to feel the sun on my skin. As I stepped outside there are gaurds everywhere.

"Don't go too far!" one gaurd said louldy to me.

I just nodded my head in agreement then continued to walk around , and scan the place to look for Damian. I'm not used to him being this silent , and in the sense of I haven't seen him at all this morning. Then I came across this beautiful pond with green grass all around , and beautiful flowers. I sat in the shade under a tree. I was just amazed at how beautiful this view was. It gave me a feeling of inner peace. I lay down on the green grass closing my eyes.

"There you are!"

I opened my eyes to see it was Damian he was wearing a black shirt with red roses on it and a black jean followed by black boots. He then slowly sat down next to me.

"Have you been looking for me?" I asked him.

"Yes , I went to your room , but you weren't there so I assumed you decided that you're tired of being all alone in that room , and here you are" he says while laying down on the grass beside me.

"You know I lost my boyfriend on the day of my prom , at first it was going great but then he had to-"

"Protect you" he says as he finished my sentence.

I then sat up looked towards him and asked him.

"You were there , right? you saw it coming why didn't you stop it from happening?"

He sits up looked at me then says.

"Because...I"

I start to notice a change in his facial expression and without speaking any further he left.

Angela , why did you have to go and do that?! I asked myself. STUPID , STUPID , STUPID! I feel like I had upset him somehow I didn't want to upset him.

I stayed at the tree for quite a bit till I noticed that it's getting dark and that I needed to go inside. As I was getting ready to leave Damian shows up.

"You need to get inside" he says.

"Yea , I was just about to" I answered.

He then gives me his jacket.

"Here , put this on it's cold out here.

As we are walking to the door I felt guilty for whatever made Damian upset earlier. I had to apologize to him.

"Damian , I'm sorry for earlier I didn't mean to make you feel as if it was because of you why my boyfriend died. It's not your fault I just wanted to know why you didn't do anything , that's all. I want you to know that I'm not blaming you for anything"

"Let's rather talk about this inside" Damian says to me as he opens the front door.

We get inside and he continues to speak.

"The reason why I didn't do anything it's because I've also felt what you've been through. I also lost someone , someone who I was in love it , my first love actually. I just feel like if I was there none of the things that happened would have happened to her. So it felt like deja vu all over again. Which made me froze. I wasn't there to protect her" He says as he started tearing up.

I could tell that he felt guilty for her death. This is the first time that he opened up to me about anything. Usually it's just about me , but this time it's about him and the fact that he is opening up to me means that he trusts me since he prefers not talking about his past or opening up to anyone as the girl said this morning , so to me this meant alot.

"Damian , what happened to her isn't your fault. I want you to stop blaming yourself for her death because you know she loved you and you loved her. I know that you would have done anything to protect her. Surely you did protect her , she knows that. Most importantly she wouldn't want this for you and that is to blame yourself for something that was out of your control. So stop blaming yourself for your sake and hers"

I couldn't help myself but I had to hug him , and so I did. I could tell that me hugging him took him by surprise. He then slowly puts his arms around me. For some reason this actually feels good us hugging , why though?

"For someone who's curious all the time you sure are something else" Damian says with a smile as a tear falls down his cheek.

"I'm not usually this vulnerable , with anyone for that matter. The first time I cried was when she died and that was the last time I did , until now. It's weird , huh?"

"Jason was my first love too" I said.

Damian then reaches his hand out to mine and asked me.

"So what do you feel like doing?"

"What is there to do around here?" I asked him with a smile.

He then took me to a room full of book shelves. I was in awe at the sight of this. I love books!

"This is where I would come to escape reality" Damian says as he closed the door behind him.

"And enter a world unlocked of imagination" I said as I was standing in the center of the room.

"Precisely" he says amusingly.

"May i?" I asked him.

"Have a blast" he chuckled showing off his beautiful smile.

I'm glad that he doesn't feel so down anymore. Not that I don't want him to be open with me , but he is just one of those people you don't want to see get hurt because he is a good person. He may be tough on the outside, but I can tell that he is a good person and I want him to be happy and smiling , like now at this very moment.

"I think this is my favorite part of this place so far" I said turning my head towards Damian while still checking out the books.

"We have a love for reading in common as well" he says as he slowly steps closer to me. The room is super quiet and I can hear each and every footstep he takes.

I can feel his warm breath on the back of my neck. My heart starts beating fast in my chest as I came to the realization that he is right behind me. He then reaches out and places his right hand gently touching mine as he took the book out of my hand just as I was about to open it.

"Oh , I love this book. I personally recommend that you read this one"

I then slowly turned around as he looked up at me. He kept his gaze and something in the way he looked at me made me weak. I'm kind of terrified at the same time. Is he going to bite me? Kill me? What's going on? I thought to myself. Forgetting about the fact that he can hear my thoughts. He then steps back , awkwardly he tries talking.

"I should go" he said.

He then left in a hurry.

For some reason my heart sank , but why? A part of me actually wanted him to kiss me , the other part of me was scared of what might happen. I just hope that what happened here doesn't make things weird between us. The thought of it alone is scary. I was starting to enjoy how we got along so well when we starting learning things about each other. I wouldn't want this to be the end if it.

I stayed in the room I was looking for something , something that would give me information about what's going on. Especially about the full moon stuff cause I had no clue on what to expect. Which is what the King is preparing everyone for , except me. I needed to know more and how to protect myself. I also needed to know what I am. Hopefully there are books here about this stuff , right?

After minutes of searching high and low I finally found it! The right book!!

"THE UNDERWORLD"

That's the title of the book. I gulped to afraid to know what's hidden in the underworld. My curious self had to take a peek. The story behind the full moon for lycans says:

They look like regular people during the day , but when the moon is full , they turn into a hairy — and scary! — monster! When the full moon disappears they turn back into a person. Meet the werewolf.

Werewolves dislike the smell of a plant called wolfsbane and will stay away if it's nearby. They also hate to be around objects made from silver or iron.

There's alot more information about this creature. Vampires as well , but what I wanted to know was what am I and where do I fit in.































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