A/N: Before I start off, I want to apologize for this chapter being so short, and say that this chapter is dedicated to Shadowlands and Buttons14... why you ask. Because I felt like it :P

Stolen Time

Chapter V

Mush continued to cry as the paper fell from his hand to the ground.

"Phil?" Mush's mom asked quietly as she walked into his room. "Philly, what's wrong?"

"Mom, it's..." Mush said before crying even harder.

His mom followed his eyes to the small note as she picked it up. "Is this what's wrong?" Mush nodded as she started to read it out loud:

"Mush,

I'm very sorry to leave you on your birthday like this. But I'm not good enough to stay with you and your family. Please, just don't come after me.

I love you,

Aleksander "Kid Blink" "

"Philly, I'm so sorry. I shouldn't have let him leave. He said that he was going to school... so I let him us your bike. I'm so sorry."

Mush moved over and wrapped his mom around his mom as they both continued to cry.


Blink fought back a tear as he stopped to pull Mush's leather jacket closer around him. He had been cycling for a few hours now, and was pretty sure that no one else could figure out were his was, since of course, he didn't know.

He grabbed onto the handlebars as he started to walk the bike into an alley. He leaned it up against the wall, as he sat down and started checking Mush's jacket's pockets. The first thing he pulled out was a wad of bills wrapped around something, even though he was having a hard time figuring out what.

He began to unwrap each of the bills until he was able to see that it was only about fifteen dollars. He looked down at the small piece of paper left in his hands. It was a picture of him and Mush. It was from their spring break this past school year. Mush was smiling as Blink's arm was wrapped around his shoulders. They were both shirtless, with Mush's broken surfboard behind them.

Blink smiled as he shoved the picture and the money back into his pocket as he pulled the jacket tighter around him once more.


Mush walked over and pulled out his cell, quickly dialing in Blink's number. It rang twice before something picked up.

"Hello, Kid?" He quickly said, waiting for his response.

"We're sorry," came the very female computerized voice. "The number you are trying to reach is no longer available, if you feel you have reached this message in error, then please check the number, hang up, and try again."

Mush hung up as he dialed Race's number.

"Yo."

"Race?"

"Mush, I'm on class. I'll ca-"

"Race. Kid. Gone. Ran away."

"Calm down Mush. I'll be right over." Mush heard the click on the other side of the phone.

A/N: I know that it's way to short... But I really don't have time or the inspiration to write anymore... I'm so sorry everyone... but a little bit is better than none, right? Well, now it's time for me to write shout-outs... (And please review again! Or for the first time)

DreamlessMermaid: Look, now you know what it says! Sorry that it was short... but at least that's one less thing to be wondering about. Thank you for the review!

time is a waste of life: YAY! You really think that it's great? I think it might be scary to see the kind of pictures that Blink would draw now... they'd be like rated X... maybe a few would be rated R if we were lucky... Thank you for the review.

Aelia O'Hession: I know that I'm evil... if I wasn't would I ever be able to write this kind of stuff? Well, I'm sorry that it was short and that it made you feel like your eyes were going to fall out... then I gave you a cliffie... Well, thanks for the review!

Buttons14: NO! Blink isn't dead... yet... that would be way to much of an easy out, and I'm not done being mean to him yet... as for what's going to happen yet... "Mums the word"... meaning of course that I don't want to think about it now... but it's way to said and it makes me depressed... Well, thanks for the review.

Shadowlands: Wow, you were too lazy to login again? I'm just kidding, Maybe I should have called this chapter "Chapter IV part II" But I was too lazy to do that... sorry that it was so long... and another cliffie... and that you turned into a lizard... Thanks for the review.

Obsessed wit' Aaron Lohr: Look, my baby sister is reading this! Now, Ani, run away, it's too bad for little sophomores to read! I'm just kidding... kinda... But thanks for the review...

Bronwen: Dude, I so love your name. I used to wish that my name was Bronwen... instead of 'Celeste'. YAY! You forgive me for being evil I can only hope that my Blink!Muse can follow your example... I think that Mush already knows that he likes Blink... Well, I know that I'm rambling now too, so I'll just say thanks and leave. So, Thanks for the review!