I Never Told You part three
a/n: Well...here it is! I know lots of people have been waiting for the next part of this fic for several months, and I'm sorry, but I didn't want to disappoint anyone, so I've been taking forever trying to come up with ideas. Anyways though, I really hope you guys like it! *crosses fingers*
Dedication: This fic is dedicated to Lilac_Kamiya, who REALLY helped me out a lot with this fic. I highly recommend her fics to...well....everyone! Thanks Lilac!
Disclaimer: I don't own Digimon. I am not making money off this fic...etc...
Tai paced back and forth absently in his dimly-lit room, holding a crumpled piece of paper in his left hand, "Give it to her...don't give it to her...give it to her....AHH! What do I DO?!"
The brown haired teen stopped pacing momentarily, as if waiting for an answer, and then let out an exasperated sigh, "This is so pointless. I am standing here in my room...pacing...and talking to myself. I must be losing my mind!"
"That seems to be a pretty good assumption." Tai spun around, startled, to see who had the nerve to enter his room unbidden. Blonde hair, blue eyes, irritating smirk...
Matt smiled warily, "Hey Tai. Can we talk?"
Tai's eyes narrowed immediately, not particularly liking the tone of Matt's voice, "Ok, what did you do?"
Matt walked the rest of the way into the room and seated himself on the edge of Tai's bed, "It's not exactly what I did. It's sort of what Kari, and TK and I did."
Tai's expression darkened, "Spill."
"Uh...you know that letter you're holding? The one for Sora?" Mat asked, nodding toward the piece of paper Tai was clutching.
Tai nodded, "Yeah."
Matt looked at his brown haired friend expectantly, waiting for the light to come on. It didn't take long.
Tai's eyes widened, a blush creeping into his features, "How do you know about that? Matt! What's going on here!?"
Matt laughed nervously, "That would be the 'Kari' part of all of this."
Tai waited for an explanation. Matt continued, "Well, she rang the doorbell, and got you out of your room, and then she got a digital picture of your letter."
Tai growled, "I'll kill her later. Where do you come into all of this?"
"Kari came and showed us the letter. And I figured that it would be a good idea to show it to Sora..."
"YOU WHAT?!?!?!?" Tai yelled, jumping for Matt's throat. Matt let out a startled yelp and jumped away from Tai, "Will you let me FINISH?"
"Fine." Tai grumbled, backing off slightly.
Matt glared at him, "Geez, now I know why we get in so many fights."
"Just get on with it."
"Alright, like I was trying to tell you when you attacked me, I didn't get a chance to show Sora your letter." Tai visibly relaxed upon hearing this, but his apparent relief didn't last long, "Don't get too excited. That's the good news."
Tai sighed, "Go figure. What's the bad news?"
Matt looked at his feet and said, "You know, Tai, I really don't want to have to tell you this. But, I though it would be best if you heard it from me."
Tai caught Matt's eye, asking, "What is it?"
"Sora has a....boyfriend." Matt said reluctantly, regretting having told him immediately. Tai was his best friend, and he knew how much he liked Sora. He hated having to tell him something like this.
"No way..." Tai said softly, shaking his head in disbelief. Matt looked up.
"Tai, I'm really sorry..." Matt whispered.
However, Tai didn't seem to be listening, "If I had only told her how I felt. Maybe I'd have had a chance. But now I'm too late."
"Don't say that!" Matt exclaimed, "Look, everyone knows you two were made for each other. Don't give up just because of one small setback! I've never known you to be the type of person to give up on anything!"
Tai rolled his eyes, "Give me a break, Matt. This is different."
Matt was about to retort, but something interrupted him. The doorbell. Tai caught his blonde friend's eye, and Matt immediately stood up, "Yeah, I'll get it. Just a sec."
Matt walked out of the room and over to the front door of the Kamiya's apartment. Opening the door he peeked outside to see who had rung the doorbell. Of course, he didn't expect to see-
"Sora?!" Matt exclaimed.
"Oh, Matt, well....I was sort-of expecting Tai." Sora said quickly, looking over Matt's shoulder.
Matt blocked her view quickly and said, "You know, this probably isn't the best time."
Sora gave him an odd look, "Matt, this is kind-of important. I really need to talk to Tai!"
Matt continued to block her entrance, asking, "Does it have anything to do with your boyfriend?"
"Yeah, you see I-" Matt cut her off.
"Sora, believe me. This is a really bad time."
Sora glared at Matt, obviously beginning to get quite irritated, and pushed past him roughly. She was about to storm further into the house when she caught sight of Tai.
"Hey Tai!" Sora chirped happily, absolutely bursting to tell him how she felt about him. After so many years of holding back, she was sure she couldn't wait another moment.
Tai's face fell, the sound of her voice alone reminding him of what he had lost. Matt watched in silence. Best to let them sort it out themselves.
"I've got something to tell you." Sora said quickly.
Tai sighed, "Don't bother. Matt already told me all about him."
Confused, Sora stole a glance at Matt before looking back at Tai, "Him? What are you talking about, Tai?"
Tai rolled his eyes, "Your boyfriend, of course. Who else?" A pained look came over his face as he added, "I'm really happy for you, Sora."
Realization dawned upon the amber-haired girl and she gasped, "No! Tai, you don't understand!"
Tai shook his head, "The person who doesn't understand is you. I'll talk to you later, Sora."
And with that, he was back in his room, door locked. But neither Matt nor Sora missed the strain in his voice, or the tears in his eyes.
"Matt, why did you tell him?" Sora asked angrily, turning on Matt with fire in her eyes.
"I though would hurt him less if he heard if from me." Matt said softly, "I just didn't want him to get hurt."
Sora shut her eyes tightly, trying to stop the tears that were already spilling down her cheeks, "You don't get it do you?"
"Get what?" Matt asked.
"I love him, Matt. I've always loved him."
Sora stared into Matt's ice-blue eyes, and grabbed his hand. Pressing a piece of paper into his palm and closing his fingers around it, Sora spun on her heel and walked quickly down the hallway, disappearing into the elevator.
Matt turned his attention to the piece of paper in his hand, unfolding it quickly. His eyes widened in shock. It was Tai's letter.
"No way." He exclaimed, talking to himself as Tai had been doing not long before, "If Sora read this, then......oh no."
Matt shoved the paper into his pocked and took off at a sprint down the hallway, "I've got to stop her."
a/n: Ok, this was supposed to be the last part, but it got too long. I'll finish it soon, though, because this time I actually have an idea... In the meantime, another fic in my Digi-thon is coming out tomorrow! (it's a song-fic) So, don't forget to check it out! Thanks for reading, and please, find it in your heart to give a poor author a review!