Bueaty and the beast

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Engagement party

I was so distracted to my computer screen that I didn't hear Rose calling my name. That was until I felt a tap on my shoulder.

I snapped my head to Rose.

"Yeah?" I said.

She gave me a suspicious look but brushed it off.

"You found anything?" She asked.

"Actually yes." I answered. She leaned down more to see my computer.

"It turns out that she was in a conflict with a guy named, James Huns. He says that they were together until she cheated. Than things started getting out of hand." I said. " Rose nodded.

"I will tell Joe. Your shift is over!" She said.

I smiled and fathers my things.

Once I got in my car my phone started to ring.


"Hey is it "Tess."

"OMG hi sis!"

"Hey. So I was putting my things inside the spair room in your apartment when mom called."

"Ok what did she say."

"Her engagement party is tonight. They moved it up."

"Oh ok that is fine."

"Ok love you, be back in a hour."

"Ok love you too bye."

I hung up the phone and let out a long breath.

I drove to the warehouse and parked farther than I would like but I have to.

I knocked on the back door. Charlee answered.

He didn't even say anything and he let me in. I walked in and didn't see Vincent. "He is in the shower. I have to go so have fun." Charlee said.

I nodded and sat on his bed. I pulled out my phone and looked at the time. I have 40 minutes. Not that much time but it will do.

5 minutes later and the bathroom door opened revealing a shirtless Vincent.

I didn't think much of it until he got closer. He is a lot more muscular than I thought.

"Yes?" He said. He say next to me as I looked at him.

"I was wondering if I could..."

I said but didn't know what to say.

"Ask more questions?" He said. I laughed a little and nodded.

"Go ahead." He said. I nodded.

"How did you get the scar on your face?" I asked. He looked at .e in the eyes.

"Before they expirimented on me, it was a fight." He said as I nodded.

"How old are you?" I asked. "25." He said. I nodded.

I didn't really know what to say next.

"Do you have any plans tonight?" He asked.

"I do, my mom's engagement party." I said.

"Oh." He said.

"Yeah. My mom is woried because I am not bringing a plus one." I said as I payed back.

"I will go with you." He said. That cought me off guard. "You don't have to-" I said but he cut me off. "I want to." He said. I thought for a moment but than agreed.

I took him to my apartment hoping that Tess won't freak out.

He walked in with me as Tess popped out of her room.

"Who is that?" She said. I giggled. "That is Vincent. My plus one." I said.

She nodded. "Last name?" She said. Me and him looked at each other and back at her.

"He doesn't know his last name. "He was abandoned as a baby and lived as a orphan until 18." I said. She nodded.

"Ok well I am going to wait in the car.

I nodded as she left.

I walked to my room. "Do you have a suit by chance?" Vincent said as he sat on my bed.

"I do actually." I said. He nodded as I handed it to him. He left for the bathroom as I got my dress ready.

I went in my bathroom and got dressed into a strapless black dress. That naturally flowed to my feet. I put on my black heels, and exited the bathroom. I saw Vincet waiting for me.

"You look beautiful." He said. I smiled. "You don't look to bad yourself." I said.

I walked closer to him so I was infrot of him. "Are you sure you are ok with this. What if someone recognizes that it is you and your identity is not a secret anymore." I said.

He sighed. "It would be worth it." He said. I smiled.

I drove all of us to the party. I was nervous because of Vincent.

We entered as I saw family and friends. It felt nice to be here.

I linked arms with Vincent as I walked over to my mom and her new fiance.

"Hi!." She said. I hugged her and she kissed my cheek.

When I stood more next to Vincent, my mom looked at him.

"Who is this?" She said.

"This is my plus one, Vincent." I said. He shook hands with her as my mom seemed happy.

Her fiance doesn't talk much, which I am done with. We talked a bit more until she went to greet other people.

I stood in front of him as a slow song came on.

"Care to dance?" He said. I giggled.

"Of course." I said.

He put his hand on my waist as the other held mine. My other went on his neck.

He stroked my back as the song played.

"So tell me Divina, have you ever been in love?" He said. I looked up at him. "No, have you?" I said.

He shook his head slitely. I nodded.

I rested my forehead on his enjoying the feeling.

When the song ended he took his head off mine. He stared into my eyes as he got closer to my lips with his.

I started to hear a certain heel click that I didn't want to hear.

I pulled away as I felt sad that his body heat was not touching me anymore.

Izzy showed up infrot of us as she crossed her as over her chest.

"Who's this?" She said. I was about to answer but Vincent did it for me. "Her boyfriend." He said.

I snapped my head to him with wide eyes.

But he didn't look at me at all.

Izzy rolled her eyes.

"I don't believe it." She said.

He raised a eyebrow at her.

"Kiss." She said. "What?!" I said.

"You heard me. You were gonna before I showed up." He said.

I shook my head no.

"We only do that when were alone." He said. I nodded as Izzy walked away.

Thank God.

I went back to the warehouse with Vincent.

I put on my extera clothes and grabbed a water.

"Charlee is gone for the night. He is staying with his sister." Vincent said as he came out of the bathroom with new clothes on.

I nodded, I want to ask him something but I am afraid.

"What?" He said. I turned around and looked at him. "What, what?" I said.

"Your heart is racing." He said.

"Can I stay the night." I blurted out.

"Sure." He said. Well that was easy. I just don't want to go home to Tess and all her questions.

I sat on the couch and went on my phone. "Where do you want to sleep?" He asked.

I looked up to meet his eyes.

"I don't care it is up to you." I said. He nodded.

"Ok you can take the bed and I will take the couch." He said.

I rolled my eyes. "No. I will take the couch." I said as I stood up.

He stared at me.

"Ok we both take the bed. It is big enough for two." He said.

I thought for a minute. I mean it isn't that wierd so I guess.

I nodded.

I layed under the covers as he did the same. I slowly drifted off to sleep.

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