This chapter is dedicated to Nicole!

My Sick Jeannie

Chapter 8

Jeannie just sat wide eyed for a minute before sitting up and looking into her master's eyes.

"You, love me?"

"Yes I do."

She could hardly believe it. Her master had always loved her, she knew, but Jeannie never thought he would ever say it.

Smiling she layed her head back down on his shoulder.

"I love you too master."

Tony watched as Jeannie closed her eyes and fall asleep.

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Jeannie woke up on the couch the next morning and looked around to find an empty house. Seeing a note on the front door she blinked out of habbit and the note flew into her hands.

Dear Jeannie,

I was called early this morning to a meeting and I'm not sure when I'll be home. Stay out of trouble. I shouldn't be too long.

Love you,

Tony

Jeannie was so happy that her master really did love her she didn't notice her powers come back.

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Later in the afternoon a woman came to the house and as Jeannie opened the door she looked her up and down. She was too pretty.

"Hello. Is Tony here?" She asked politely.

"No. He's at work. Can I take a message?"

"Um, well, my name is Tonia Nelson, I'm his sister." She said and Jeannie saw that she had a suitcase in her hand.

"Oh! Oh, please come in, my name is Jeannie."

"Are you Tony's girlfriend?"

"Yes, I think so." Jeannie said then helped Tonia unpack.

"Tony called me about an hour ago and said to get right over, luckily for him I was visiting our grandmother. I live in Dallas Texas."

"Really? I've always wanted to travel to a different state."

"Are you from Florida?"

"Umm, yes." Jeannie said remembering that her master said to lie about where she was from.

The rest of the day went smoothly enough until Tony got back from his meeting.

"Jeannie I'm home."

Jeannie came walking out of the kitchen with Tonia behind her.

"Hello darling," she said and gave him a quick kiss.

"What smells so good?"

"Your girlfriend is a very good cook little brother." Tonia said and smiled.

Suddenly Tony's face got neutral as if he just remembered something. "Will you girls please sit down. I have something I've got to tell you."

Jeannie and Tonia sat down next to eachother on the couch, Tony remained standing.

"Tonia, I know you've been watching the news about the war and I wanted to let you know in person before I tell the rest of the family."

Jeannie looked over to her master's sister who strangely, had tears forming in her eyes.

"I have to go over seas."

It was sweet and quick to the point.

"Later this week I'm going to go to Dallas and see everyone else. Jeannie," he said turning to her, "I would like it if you came too."

Jeannie nodded and felt terrible.

"Now, let's eat and finish the night. Tomorrow we'll start packing." Tony said and the three sat down to dinner.

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Jeannie was washing the dishes when two arms came around her and held her.

"It is not fair master."

"I know Jeannie, but don't worry. I'll be okay."

"Promise promise."

"I promise promise."

Jeannie nodded and wiped her eyes. Blinking, all the dishes flew into the cupboards. Tony stood and looked at her.

"When did they come back?"

"I am not sure. Can I still go to Texas with you?"

Tony lifted her chin and kissed her softly, his face remained inches from hers.

"Yes, and they are going to love you."

Tony kissed her again and Jeannie went into her bottle. She felt safe, happy, sad, and vulnerable. She just knew something bad was going to happen.

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Friday afternoon Jeannie sat in the passengers side of her master's car and watched the trees pass by before everything turned to open land. Tonia followed them in her car.

Soon there was a sign that read Welcome to Texas. Tony smiled, he was home. Jeannie frowned, this was the beginning of what could be the end.

END

This idea came to me so suddenly! Watch for the sequel 'My master, the war hero.'

A quick question before I start writing the sequel, would you like Jeannie and Tony to get married?