At First Sight

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Chapter |35|

Amaira's pov

After Lekisha lectured Iyaan for 5 minutes straight about him being a workaholic and how he forgot to tell me about the Charan getting a new dog, we entered the house. We all entered the living room that was beautifully decorated with balloons and banners. In the center of the living room, a dog-themed cake was placed.

"Tara, come here." Charan called down, a few seconds later the most adorable creature I have ever seen walked into the living room.

The little puppy was wearing a pink dress that made her look even cuter. I smiled seeing the little puppy and my hand etched to grab her and hug her.

"Ladies and gentlemen, I present you my little girl, Tara." Charan said. Tara looked at us and barked. She walked towards Charan and sniffed him before licking his bare toes. He shrieked like a girl which made all of us laugh.

"Tara, I told you no licking. It's yucky, baby." He said. Tara barked as if saying that she understood. Charan sat on the couch and laid Tara on his lab. He started rubbing her gently causing her to snuggle more into him. Awww!

"Isn't she the cutest?" Charan asked patting Tara's head. Tara jumped from the couch and walked towards Iyaan. She sniffed his socks and then walked towards Lekisha.

"Hi, Tara." Lekisha said and patted Tara's head causing her to lick Lekisha's palm. Tara then walked to me. She wagged her tail at me and rubbed her furry body on my leg causing me to giggle. I picked her up and placed her on my lap. I started rubbing through her snow-white fur and she let out a purring sound.

"Aww! She likes you." Charan said smiling at me widely. I hugged her kissed her forehead and licked my neck. I giggled and placed her on the ground. She walked towards Charan and laid beside his foot.

"You wanna know the best part ?" Charan asked excitedly.

"What?" Lucky asked equally excited as Charan while Iyaan nodded.

"She loves cookie and dough." Charan said hugging the life out of the poor dog that was peacefully lying beside his food.

"Good for the dog." Iyaan mumbled.

"But Tara's doctor said that ice creams are not good for her. Anyways, she ate two spoons of cookie and dough and she loved it. Ha! On your face, Yaanie Poo." Charan said pointing his index finger at Iyaan's face.

"Yannie poo? " Lucky asked with a confused expression. Even I was confused.

"Yup, that's Iyaan's nickname. Do you guys like it?" Charan asked. Lekisha started laughing so hard that she fell on the floor. I placed my hand over my mouth to control my laughter. The tip of Iyaan's ear turned red and he glared at Charan. Charan was unaware of the things going around him and was hugging Tara.

"Oh my God!" Lekisha exclaimed before wiping her tears.

"So, do you like it?" Charan asked again.

"I love it." Lekisha said in between her laughs.

"What about you, Mai?" Charan asked looking at me for my opinion about Iyaan's new nickname.

"It's amazing." I said trying to control myself from laughing.

"I know the name is amazing." Charan said smiling proudly. After a few seconds, I and Lekisha were able to calm down.

"So, do you like cookie and dough, Mai?" Charan asked. What is cookie and dough?

"What is cookie and dough?" I asked. Charan gasps and Lekisha looked at me with a confused expression while Iyaan had a blank face.

"You have never had cookie and dough?" Charan asked, his voice laced with shock.

"N-o." I stuttered out. Charan suddenly stood up and I flinched.

"Quick! Come with me." Charan said frantically gesturing me to follow him. I stood up and followed him to his kitchen. Lucky and Iyaan were also right behind me. Charan opened his refrigerator and I gasped. His whole fridge was covered with ice creams.

"What the hell?" I heard Lekisha whispered. Charan smiled before handing me a small tub of ice cream. On the lip of the ice cream tub 'cookie and cream' was written. Charan also passed me a spoon. I opened the tub and I took a spoon full of ice cream. I moaned as the sweetness exploded in my mouth. It was not like normal ice creams, it was different in a unique way. It was slightly crunchy and it had a rich flavor of cookies. I can now understand why he loves ice cream.

"It tastes so good." I said blushing slightly as I realized that all three of them were looking at me.

"She loved it!" Charan screamed hugging me.

"Where were you all these years? Please tell me you are my long lost sister." Charan dramatically said causing me to giggle. Charan was one of the few makes I am comfortable around. It is mainly because of his childlike behavior. I feel like I can trust him.

" Stop being dramatic. "Lekisha said. We spent another hour sitting in the living room with Charan rambling about how he fell in love with Tara the first he saw her in the pet shop and Tara's reaction the first time she ate cookie and dough. Charan then decided that it was time to cut the cake.

"Okay, Tara come here, honey." Charan called out. Tara came running into the living room and Charan picked her up.

"Let's cut the cake." Charan said. We all gathered around the table on which the adorable dog-themed cake was placed. Charan held one of Tara's paws in his hand and cut the cake. We all clapped and Tara barked. We ate the cake which was absolutely delicious and then we had dinner which Charan prepared. Surprisingly, it tastes great. Once, we had dinner, we all decided to watch a movie. Charan put on a movie named 'The Lion King'.

My eyes watered when Scar killed Mufasa but it was an amazing movie. Somewhere in between the movie, a song was played and Charan started singing the song.

Hakuna Matata!

What a wonderful phrase

Hakuna Matata!

Ain't no passing craze

It means no worries

For the rest of your days

It's our problem-free philosophy

Hakuna Matata!

Why, when he was a young warthog...

When I was a young wart hoooog!

He found his aroma lacked a certain appeal

He could clear the savannah after every meal

I'm a sensitive soul, though I seem thick-skinned

And it hurt that my friends never stood downwind

And oh, the shame!

(Yes, he was ashamed!)

I thought of changing my name

( I mean to what? Brad?)

And I got downhearted

(How did you feel?)

Every time that I farted...

Are you gonna stop me?

No I am not, you disgust me.

Hakuna Matata!

What a wonderful phrase

Hakuna Matata!

Ain't no passing craze

It means no worries

For the rest of your days

Yeah, sing it, kid!

It's our problem-free


Hakuna Matata!

Hakuna Matata

It means no worries

For the rest of your days

It's our problem-free philosophy

Hakuna Matata

Towards the end, he was screaming the lyrics on top of his lungs. Charan then started dancing like a little boy and I couldn't help but giggle at his actions. Lekisha started laughing and Iyaan shook his head but I could see the small smile on his face.

After watching one more movie, Iyaan and I left the house. Lekisha decided to stay at Charan's house today. Today was fun. Once we reached Iyaan's house, he went to his room and I went to mine. We didn't talk or anything and I am used to it by now because it's not like I had anyone to talk to before in my uncle's house. I was alone for 11 years and being lonely for the rest of my life was okay with me.

I will be fine alone.


I hope you liked the chapter. I know this chapter was short, so I promise next chapter will be long.

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Love you all.

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