|shoulda woulda coulda
Author: charmingbrenda PM
set right after iris gave brenda the crystal necklace. brenda found herself moping around but 1 day she decided that life is too short for all the dramas. she tried her best to be back to her old self with the help of the gang and a new special someone..Rated: Fiction K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 28,521 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 06-06-08 - Published: 02-25-08 - id: 4096410
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disclaimer: i do not own beverly hills 90210 and its characters.
summary: this is set during season 3, right after Iris gave brenda the crystal necklace. dylan and kelly just told brenda about their summer fling. i just wanna write different story of what should've happen.. please read and review..
Jim and Brandon were reading the news paper, while Cyndi finishes their breakfast. She saw Brenda standing at the doorway "hey, do want some breakfast honey?"
"yes please mom.. I', starving I felt like I haven't eaten for like a week or two…" she said she's back with her old self after 2 weeks of moping.
Jim, Brandon and Cyndi looked at each other and surprised by Brenda... They thought Brenda would still be crying about what happened. Jim and Cyndi were upset by the whole situation, they love their children's friends, and they treated them well. They couldn't imagine how much pain Kelly and Dylan gave their daughter. But as parents they didn't judge them right away, they knew there a reason behind all of this.
Brandon on the other hand was torn in the middle, Dylan is his bestfriend, Brenda is his twin sister. Dylan hurt his sister that made her mope around, he was mad and wanted to punch Dylan at his face and put some senses to him. Then there's Kelly, he thought Kelly was his sister's bestfriend, he couldn't believe how this two persons made her sister turned her back to the world.
"so bren are you ok?" Brandon asked
"of course I am… I realized that life is too short to spend it moping around…" Brenda said
Jim smiled and said "that's my girl… you'll be better I promise… and if you need to talk were all here for you ok?"
She's back!! She's definitely the same Brenda like before this whole mess. They all ate their breakfast and then Brandon and Brenda headed to school. When they got in, people were looking at them, not because of anything but because Brenda look so gorgeous. She always looks stunning even before, she's one of the popular students in west Beverly high, extremely smart and irresistibly beautiful. There are a lot of guys than wanted to take her out but for almost two years, she's been with one guy only, her ex boyfriend Dylan Mackay.. But now the whole school knew what happened. And she's pretty sure that the guys will start asking her out.
Brandon looked at her sister, she's definitely back. They headed to their lockers and found Andrea, Donna, David and Steve there. "Hi guys… how are you all..?" she asked
They turned around and saw Brenda and Brandon "sorry if I spend two weeks of my life moping… but now I'm ok... And I wanna be back at my daily routines…"
"Welcome back Bren...' Donna said hugging Brenda
"Thanks dons..." she said
Andrea step forward to Brenda and hug her too "I'm glad you're ok now..."
Then Dylan and Kelly walk in… "Hi guys" Kelly said almost whispering
The gang were affected by what happened they all sided with Brenda, they all knew Kelly and Dylan were very wrong. But somehow they have to accept them, so little by little the walls that have been built around them were collapsing.
Dylan noticed Brenda and Brandon, both of them weren't talking to him and it hurts him more everyday. He saw Brenda, she look so beautiful, he still loves Brenda but he had chosen the easy way out of the mess he made. She chose Kelly, simply because Kelly is easy to be with, in the sense that, her mother wouldn't care if she goes home late, Kelly is exactly the opposite of Brenda when it comes to studying, Kelly didn't have a father like Brenda had, and he thought it'll be easy to be with Kelly than with Brenda. But as days goes by, he realized he misses Brenda more and more. He was lost in his thoughts when Kelly tried to spoke to Brenda.
"Hi Brenda..." she said
"Hi Kelly…" she replied which shocked the whole gang
"Is this mean that you're talking to me again?" Kelly asked
"Talking yes, but please don't ask for forgiveness, or don't even think that we'll be friends again… I'm just being civil here... it doesn't mean anything…" Brenda said she didn't want to do anything with Kelly or Dylan, she knew she'll forgive and forget sooner or later but not now.
"Ok I deserved that…" Kelly said
Brenda didn't said anything she was about to head to her classroom and she lock eyes with Dylan, she was lost in her own thoughts too then reality snaps back "excused me.." she said passing by Dylan
Donna and Andrea followed her at their room, while Brandon, David and Steve heads to their room too, leaving Dylan and Kelly there.
"Great we lost everybody…" Kelly said
"Don't you get it Kel? They wouldn't side with Brenda if were right about this…" Dylan said
Kelly knew Dylan was right "I know… it's just so hard, they all keep avoiding us."
"Well we really can't do anything about that… now c'mon we have a class to go to." Dylan said he's in the same class with the girls. When they entered their room, Andrea, Donna, and Brenda were seated together, beside them were their two other classmates.
They looked at them for a moment then head towards the back of the room. Brenda was very active with their lesson, considering than she didn't attend school for like two weeks but then she knew anything that their teacher asked.
The day went on smoothly, the gang avoided Kelly and Dylan as much as they could. David plays never again by Kelly Clarkson during lunch time. It's obviously for Dylan.
Everyone was sitting and started eating their lunch when Kelly and Dylan came. They didn't say anything, it was their table too. Kelly sighs as their friends continue to ignore them.
"I'm planning to apply here as a student assistant" Brenda said getting the attention of everyone at the table
"What?" Donna asked
"I knew that program of school, it was like a tempt job for the students here in our school… anybody could apply for it but I think they have exam first before one can start working, they gave allowance and fixed salary"
"Right… and I aced the test…" she said showing them her exam
"Congrats bren..." they all said
Kelly and Dylan said "congrats!" almost whispering but Brenda heard them
"Thank you…" she replied "I'll be working in Mrs. Teasley's office, she told me I could start on Monday."
"That's great bren.. Mom and dad will be happy to know that you're somehow working…" Brandon said
"Yeah I think I need this…after all I'm gonna be doing this for like five months only coz guess what?" she asked
"Were graduating!!!" they all cheered except Kelly and Dylan who just smiled at their friends.
"That's right... And I've been thinking about going to CU for college… I think I wanna stay here for college…" she said
"That's good to know Bren… I'll be going at CU too.." Steve said
"Great!!" at least I have someone there I knew.
"Actually bren I'm planning to go to CU too… I thought you wanna study somewhere else and I knew mom and dad can only afford sending of us to private school, so I decided to check out CU and I liked it, so I made up my mind and decided to go there in college!!" Brandon said
"Well, in that case I'll be more than willing to have my twin brother with me…" Brenda said
"Who knows David and I will go there too..." Donna said
"Yeah me too.. I'm not yet decided… we have 5 more months… so we better make the best out it…" Andrea said
They all nodded and finished their lunch. They all headed back to their classes. After their last class they all meet up at their locker.
"Bren can you ride with anybody else just now, I really need to go to peach pit and I'm already late…" Brandon said
"Yeah sure… go ahead..." Brenda said
'Thanks sis you're the best…" Brandon kissed her to her cheeks
"I know… now scoot!!" Brenda said
Dylan wanted to take her home but he knew Brenda would choose to walk instead of getting a ride from him.
"I'll take you home…" Steve offered
"No it's ok... I have my ride… see yah…" Brenda said heading out of the building
"Who's her ride?" Donna said
"We don't know… and we'll wait until she tells us this mystery ride…" Andrea said
"So I'll take you home?" Steve asked Andrea
"Ok… thanks Steve." Andrea said
"Hey that's what friends are for…" Steve said
"What do you need?" Andrea asked
"Me? Nothing… it's just that I have this essay in English, and I just need you to read proof my work…" Steve said
They all laughed at Steve. "I knew it… well ok I'll do it..." Andrea said
"Thanks Andrea.. I'll ask Brandon but he has to work, then Brenda has this mysterious ride… "Steve said
"Hey its ok…I'm also you're friend right?" Andrea said
"Yup… so c'mon lets get home before it gets dark..." Steve said
"What about you guys?" Donna asked Dylan and Kelly
"We're going home too.." Kelly replied
"Well then c'mon now.." Steve said