You're Mine

All Rights Reserved ©

Chapter 51

Once I got home and opened up the door, I heard chatter in the kitchen. It was my Mom talking with someone who sounded familiar to me. But, I had to confirm my suspicions. So after I locked the front door, I headed to the kitchen to see my Mom and Dad.

“What are you doing here?” I asked him.

“Ah, I’m here to speak with your Mother.” Dad replied looking back over at me. “If you’re looking for Kennedy, she’s in your room waiting to see you.” he added.

“Ken’s here too?” I questioned.

“Yes, she is. I insisted on her staying home while I talk to your Mother, but she wanted to come and see you.” he replied.

“Go up and see her Sweetie, she’ll be happy to see you.” Mom replied.

“Will you be fine without me?” I asked.

“Yes, I’ll be fine. We’re just talking,” she replied looking over at me as well with a blank blank expression.

I looked at Dad, then Mom before heading upstairs to my room to see her. When I reached my front door, I slowly opened the door and peeked inside to see her sitting on my bed watching tv closely. Though, she didn’t notice me till I fully opened the door with my arms crossed.

“You know, watching television that close is gonna ruin your eye sight.” I spoke as she looked over at me and perked up.

“Little do you know, my eye sight’s already ruined. I wear glasses. I’m just not wearing them right now.” she replied with a smile as she ran over and gave me a hug.

“How’re you doing kiddo?” I asked chuckling a
bit as I hugged her back, I didn’t plan to let go until she did.

“Besides not seeing my brother for who knows how long, I’ve been okay.” she replied pulling away from the hug.

“Is there anything I need to know? The past years we haven’t seen each other?” I asked.

“Wellllll.. I’m kind of— um..” she paused, hesitating on what to say.

“You’re kind of what?..” I asked. “Don’t tell me you’re pregnant!” I added jokingly.

“Huh?! What?! Of course not!” she replied flustered. “I’m kind of talking to someone though..” she added pursing her lips as she looked down at the floor.

“Already?! You’re only 2!” I replied jokingly.

“Correction, I am 16.” she laughed. “How about you? Anything new?” she asked.

“I just recently started dating someone, basically.. a girl I’ve liked for awhile now.” I replied with a smile.

“Is it your childhood friend Karina?” she asked looking at me with a small smile.

“Eh? What— no. Her name’s Maria,” I replied.

“In that case, can I meet her?!” she replied, excitement heard from the tone of her voice.

“Right now?” I questioned, considering I don’t know whether or not she knocked out once she got home to her bed.

“Yes, right now! I mean, I’m here right now. So why can’t I meet her before I possibly leave?” she asked.

“Maybe because it’s getting late and she may or may not be sleeping?” I replied in a form of a question.

“Hmph, okay then. I’ll ask Dad if I can sleepover here during the weekend and try to get the chance to meet her.” she replied smiling.

“If you’re gonna sleepover, you’re most definitely not taking my bed. If anything, you either sleep on the couch or on the floor.” I replied with a raised eyebrow.

“That shouldn’t be a choice, of course I’m gonna take the couch.” she replied chuckling. “I’m gonna go ask Dad right now.” she added with a smile skipping on downstairs.

“I’ll go too, just to check on Mom.” I replied following her downstairs to our parents.

When we reached the last step, they were still talking. But once the saw us, they stopped talking.

“There you two are, there’s something your Mother and I would like to tell you both.” Dad said, his hands on his lap.

“What’s happening Mom?” I asked looking over at her.

“Um, your Father and I aren’t getting back together. But, we both thought separating you two isn’t a good idea. So it’s been decided that over the weekend Kennedy will visit and sleepover. And then another weekend, you go over to their house.” Mom replied.

“This will give both of us a chance to be involved in one another’s life. Since your Mother wasn’t involved in Kennedy’s life, whenever she comes over she has the chance to be. Same goes for you Hunter. Whenever you cone over, I get a chance to be part of your life.” Dad replied.

“But I don’t want you in my life,” I replied harshly. “Why would I want someone who cheated on my Mom to be involved in my life? You didn’t even think about your kids while doing so.” I added.

“Hunter, Sweetie. Please, at least give it a try before saying no. I know your little sister wants to see you after today.” Mom replied.

“She’s not wrong there,” Ken replied shrugging while looking at me. “Please give it a try?” she asked pursing her lips together.

When my Mom mentioned to give it a try, I’m guessing she wanted to be apart of her daughter’s life. I want to be apart of her life as an older brother too, so I might as well give it a try too.

“Fine. But don’t get to up close and personal with me.” I replied turning on my heel. “By the way, I’m busy this Saturday so I won’t be home.” I added before walking upstairs.

When I was upstairs, I heard Kennedy talking to Dad downstairs along with Mom. Yeah, Dad said no to her sleeping over today because she still had school and said maybe she’d be able to this weekend. Even though I’m gonna be out of the house Saturday. A few seconds later, I heard a knock upon my door and opened it to see Kennedy.

“Dad said I can’t sleepover today because I have school tomorrow.” she sighed. “Also, Dad and I are about to take our leave, so I’m here to say bye. So byeeee!” she replied hugging me as I hugged her back.

“Bye lil sis, you be safe. Okay?” I replied as she pulled away from the hug and smiled and nodded.

“And you let me meet this Maria girl, okay?” she replied with a grin.

“I’ll let you meet Maria if you let me meet this boy you’re talking to first.” I replied with my arms crossed.

“Maybe when we actually start dating, I’ll be sure too.” she replied with a smile.

“Kennedy! We’re leaving!” Dad called her from downstairs.

“Bye, I’ll see ya over the weekend~!” she replied cheerfully before walking downstairs.

Once they left, I talked with Mom about the whole thing before going to sleep. And I was right about the whole thing, she wanted to be apart of her daughter’s life.

// S a t u r d a y \

It was the day of Mason’s party, and it was around 7pm. We didn’t want to go exactly at the time the party started, because there wouldn’t be many people there. So instead, we hung out at Kyle’s house.

“Where’s Rose?” Maria questioned looking around, everyone else was here but Rose.

“She said her older brother is being a bit overprotective and doesn’t want her riding with a boy so he’s gonna drop her off when we go.” Jack replied sighing softly.

“Well, I mean it’s already 7. There should be a lot of people there by now. You guys wanna go now?” I questioned.

“Yup! Let’s go Jack, go call her on the way to the car and tell her we’re leaving.” Cole replied walking towards the front door and out the door in seconds.

“I guess that’s my cue to leave as well.” Jack replied before following Cole to his own car.

One after the other left the house, and we just headed on over to the party. When we got there, I was right. There was a lot of people there by now. The first person to greet us once we entered was none other than Mason himself.

“Hey guys! Welcome to my party, and go on and enjoy yourselves. Drinks are in the kitchen back there,” Mason said with a smile pointing to the doorway behind him.

“Thanks man, we’ll help ourselves later.” I replied chuckling a bit.

“Good.” he replied than eyed Maria. “Also, it’s nice meeting you again Maria.” he added with a wink as I just slightly pushed her behind me.

“Yeah, let’s not flirt with my girlfriend. Shall we?” I asked with my arms crossed and a raised eyebrow.

“Oh? You guys are dating now? The last time I met her, she was still single. My bad man.” Mason replied rubbing the back of his neck awkwardly.

“It’s fine, you didn’t know anyway.” I replied.

“Mhm. I’ll be, uh..” he paused thinking of what to say. “Around. So, I guess I’ll see ya guys around!” he finished before walking away.

“Do you want anything to drink?” I asked looking over at Maria.

“I’ll go with you,” she replied with a small smile as we walked over to the kitchen.

“What can I get you guys?” the bartender asked us with a welcoming smile.

“I’ll have a Margarita please.” Maria replied.

“And I’ll take an Old Fashioned.” I replied.

“Alright! I’ll be back with your guys’ drinks!” the bartender replied before making our drinks as we just leaned against the counter waiting.

“Trying new drinks, aren’t we?” I questioned Maria looking over at her a bit.

“Such a good guess~” she replied with a playful grin as she looked at me as well.

At the corner of my eye, I noticed two familiar looking faces walking in. None other than Quinn and Karina. Karina noticed Maria and I, even though Maria hadn’t noticed her.. but she didn’t say or do anything. So, I guess she’s not gonna try to cause trouble here.

“Oh! I see Rose,” Maria mentioned excitedly with a smile.

“Go on and say hi to her, I’ll bring your drink over there.” I replied followed by a chuckle.

“Are you sure? I can wai—” I cut Maria off.

“Yes, I’m sure. Now go on.” I chuckled as she looked over at me with a smile before walking over to Rose.

The moment she left, the next thing I knew a familiar voice spoke to me.

“Wow, aren’t you a gentleman?” Ryder asked taking a sip from his drink.

“You know, I hardly see you around school.” I replied now looking over at him.

“Yeah, I kinda moved schools to be with my current girlfriend.” he replied. “So, you should be happy I’m out of your life.” he grinned.

“Oh, believe me. I am,” I replied.

“Ouch. Anyways, what’s the status between you and Maria now?” Ryder asked.

“We’re dating.” I replied.

“Wow. Hunter Evans after so long finally told the girl he was ‘in love’ with how he felt.. damn. I applaud you.” he replied clapping. “I wish you two the best of luck, last long.” he added before walking away.

Considering I was talking with Ryder, I hadn’t realized me and Maria’s drinks were ready till I actually noticed them on the counter. So I just took them and walked out of the kitchen looking for Rose and Maria.


“What?! Your brother’s at the party?!” I exclaimed, surprised that Rose’s older brother is at a High School party.

“I told him after dropping me off that he could leave now, but he insisted on staying. I told him it was a high school party, and I guess the host came on over and said it was okay for him to stay so he stayed.” Rose replied sighing.

“What would he even do at a high school party?” I asked.

“Obviously, that.” she replied pointing at none other then Beck surrounded by a bunch of 18 year old girls dancing. “I think those girls should keep him off my chest for awhile, so where’s Jack?” she asked.

“I think he’s outside with Cole.” I replied.

“Thank you, I’ll be back.” she replied walking away, once she walked away I walked to the kitchen and saw Hunter holding our drinks.

“Ah, there you are.” Hunter said with a smile. “Here’s your Margarita.” he added handing me my drink.

“Thank you,” I replied with a smile taking my drink off his hands.

“Where’s Rose?” he questioned looking around.

“She went outside to go see Jack.” I replied taking a sip from my Margarita.

It’s been an hour since we’ve arrived at the party, and by now I was almost drunk while Hunter was still seemingly sober. Though, of course he had to be since he was driving.

“I need to use the bathroom. Do you know where the bathroom is?” I asked Hunter.

“Yeah, come on. I’ll show you.” he replied holding my hand as we walked around people dancing here and there.

When we made it to the bathroom, Hunter had to check first for whatever reason he had.. before I went in to go use the bathroom. Since some like everything explained, after using the toilet I washed my hands thoroughly with soap and warm water then exited.

Out of nowhere, Mason had appeared and asked to help him with something. Something about setting up a game called Beer Pong?..

“Go ahead, I’ll try to find Rose.” I replied.

“Alright. Call me if anything happens, okay?” Hunter replied looking at me with a serious expression displayed on his face.

“Mhm, I gotcha.” I replied with a goofy smile before walking away into a crowd of people.

I was looking around for Rose when I suddenly felt a hand upon my shoulder as I looked back to see it was Beck.

“Maria, can we talk?” he asked.

Beck took me somewhere in the house where it wasn’t too crowded though it was still booming with loud music.

“I’ve been waiting for a chance to talk to you, but the whole time you were here that one guy was always with with you,” he mentioned sighing softly.

“That was my boyfriend, his name is Hunter.” I replied, a small smile appearing on my lips as I said his name.

“Oh. You have a boyfriend?” he asked. “I had no idea..” Beck replied, the tone of his voice getting lower. “Well, this makes things a bit more awkward knowing you have a boyfriend.” he added rubbing the back of his neck.

“What did you wanna talk with me about?” I questioned looking over at him.

“I was hoping to get to know you better, I’ve been waiting at this party for the right time to try and get to know you.” Beck replied looking down at me with a casual expression before giving me a small smile.

“Well, what do you want to know?” I asked.

“Tell me something you find interesting about yourself.” he replied shrugging with a smile.

“I guess I can’t tell you anything then,” I replied chuckling softly.

“Seriously? Come on, I know there’s something you find interesting about yourself.” he remarked.

“Nope, nothing at all.” I replied shrugging.

“A girl with such a beautiful name doesn’t find anything about herself interesting.. I bet there’s someone that can say a lot of interesting things about you.” Beck replied chuckling.

“I doubt it.” I replied chuckling as well.

“Anyways, what do you say we—” Beck was cut off by someone, none other than Hunter cutting in.

“Who’s this?” Hunter questioned looking at me then Beck.

“This is my friend, Beck. And Rose’s older brother.” I replied. “Beck, this is my boyfriend Hunter.” I added introducing Beck to Hunter.

“Nice to finally meet you Hunter, I’ve heard things about you.” Beck replied with a smile.

“And I’ve heard nothing about you,” he replied. “I saw Rose earlier, she was looking for you. She said she needed to tell you something important.” he added before holding my hand and walking away as I followed.

“I’ll see you next time, mon amour~” Beck said looking at me with a smirk as I walked away with Hunter. “You should sleepover again, I’ll be sure you have a great time next time!” he added loud enough for both Hunter and me to hear, and hearing that pissed Hunter off.

Wanna know how I know? Because as soon as he said that, Hunter’s grip on my hand was a bit tightened. And just who did Beck think he was calling me ‘Mon amour’, for those that don’t know what it means, it meant, ‘My love’. If Hunter ever found out he called me that, I bet you right there and then.. there would have been a fight.

“Your friend annoys me already.” Hunter commented in a low tone, though you could easily hear the anger in his voice even if he didn’t talk as loud.

Continue Reading Next Chapter

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.