I promised a long chapter, so here it is. Albeit it might have taken a while, but its here nonetheless.
Sadly, this is the last chapter. However, I WILL be making a squel EVENTUALLY.
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We - Rob and I - decided to go visit everyone the next day. Yeah, I was exhausted from the almost being raped thing the night before, but I so badly wanted to see everyone. And Rob wanted me and him to see his mom, since he hadn't visited her in a while. A while for him is like a week.
So yeah, we went to my old house, where Rob said everyone still was.
To say they all looked shocked would be a gigantic understatement.
We arrived there at about noon that day. I held Kia and Rob walked next to me. I went up to ring the doorbell. But when I was about to, someone swung the door open. I guess they were about to go out, because they seemed a bit startled that someone was standing there. That someone being me - and Kia and Rob.
And the person that swung the door open happened to be Mike. I guess he was visiting mom and dad for a bit and was just leaving.
"Uh, yeah, I finally came," I said weakly.
"Oh, well that's great. I mean, I didn't think you'd come since what happened to you last night. Mom and Dad don't know what happened, though. I think they'd have a coronary if they heard," he said. Yeah, I knew what he meant. I mean, they'd be shocked as hell, not that I was almost raped, but that I was actually in town. Thank god they didn't put my name in the article that was in the newspaper. I mean, I didn't think they would, considering I kind of threatened the journalist, but whatever.
"Yeah, thank god they didn't hear," I said.
Then Mike actually acknowledged that Rob and Kia were there.
"Hey, man, how are ya?" he asked Rob. Rob was holding Kia now. God, I can't believe I ever left this guy. I mean, look at how great he is with kids. And look at the body.
"Not bad, you?" Rob replied politely.
"Eh, I'm good," Mike said. It seems as if he has picked up an actual southern accent. I mean, before he'd say 'I'm well' or 'How are you?' instead of 'How are ya?'. Yeah, so there is a definite change in him.
"How's my little niece doing?" he asked, and took her out of Rob's arms. Rob didn't mind. I mean, this is my brother we're talking about. For all I know, he could have kids of his own.
Mike was tickling Kia and she was giggling. "I take that as an 'I'm just dandy'," he said.
I heard footsteps approaching the door.
Mike turned around and then turned back to me. Then he opened the door wider. And there was my dad. He didn't look any different from when I last saw him.
Boy did his face light up when he saw me, though. God, he was ECSTATIC.
"Jess?" he asked incredulously.
"Yeah, dad, its me," was my stunning reply.
And then he enveloped me in a gigantic hug, that practically cut off my air supply.
"Dad, you're squishing me," I breathed out - well, breathe is a strong word for it, more like coughed.
"Oh," he let me go and then turned to Rob. He gave him an awkward hug - you know the kind, the one men give other men with the pat on the back and all.
Then he saw Kia in Mike's arms. "Well, who is this?" he asked.
"Um, dad, that's Kia, my daughter," I answered.
He looked back at me in shock. "Your d-daughter?" he choked out.
"Uh huh," I said. I knew the inevitable question was going to be asked. You know the one.
"Oh," he said, "well, then who is the father?" And there you have it. The inevitable question has been asked. What a surprise.
"Um, well," I sighed, "Rob is."
I looked at Rob and he looked quite uncomfortable. I mean, I guess I would too, if my girlfriend's father just found out that I was the father of said girlfriend's kid.
"Well, how can that be? I mean, this child is at least four years old and you have only been back in town for —" he stopped. I guess he realized what really happened, "Oh."
I chose not to say anything. I figured silence was best.
Mike was still awkwardly standing there. He handed Kia back to Rob. "Well, it was great seeing you guys again, but I have to go," he said and ran to his car in the driveway.
My dad was looking at me with shock written all over his face. I guess he couldn't believe his little girl had sex before marriage.
"Um," I broke the strange silence, "where is mom, dad?"
"Oh, she's inside," he replied.
"Can we go in and see her?"
"Uh, sur—" he stopped again. "Actually, why don't you meet us at Mastriani's in a bit. I'm sure if your mother saw you with a kid and Rob, she'd have a coronary," he said.
"Um, okay," I said and turned around to leave.
But my dad grabbed my shoulder, and spun me back around. "It was really great seeing you again, honey, but you know your mom."
Yeah, I did know her. She's be giving me death hugs and kisses and all before I could escape.
"I know, dad," I said, "we'll meet you there in a half hour?" I asked.
He nodded his head, gave me a kiss on the cheek, and went back inside.
I turned to look at Rob. "Well that was interesting."
"You're telling me. I swear I thought he was going to kill me when he found out about Kia," he said.
I laughed, and continued walking to my rental car. "Yeah, well, I thought he was going to squeeze me to death with that hug," I replied.
Rob had a nice laugh. It was warm and just...nice. It was something that I loved to hear.
We got in the car, strapped Kia in the car seat, and took off toward Mastriani's. We'd be there way before my mom and dad, but whatever. Too bad Kia was in the car. We could have gotten some precious 'alone' time if she wasn't. But, you know, I have my priorities.
We arrived at Mastriani's about five minuted later.
Rob said his mom was working tonight and he wanted me to see her. So, as we walked in, he led me to the back, where the employees were.
God, I had missed this place.
I can't believe I ever left this.
"Jess?" I heard a voice ask behind me.
I spun around and was soon enveloped in the arms of Mary Wilkins. I hugged her back and tried not to cry. I'm not really one to cry, but when one sees someone they haven't seen for years, what can you expect?
"Oh, Jess, I missed you so much!" she said. On the word 'much', she squeezed me as hard as she could. Which was actually quite a bit.
"I missed you too, Mrs. Wilkins," I replied in a strangled voice. It wasn't really the reunion that caused that. It was more of the being squeezed to death.
"Call me Mary, dear," she said and squeezed me even more.
"Mom," Rob said.
"Oh, right. Sorry, honey," she apologized to me.
"No, its okay," I assured her.
God, this was weird.
Then, as if she just noticed her, Mrs. Wilkins - I mean, Mary - looked at Kia. "And who is this adorable little girl?" she cooed.
I shot Rob a what-do-I-say? look. He just shrugged his shoulders.
Big help you are.
"Um, Mary," I started. God this was hard - harder than I expected. "This is Kia."
She just looked at me and smiled. "What an adorable name. Kia. I like it."
I smiled. But I knew she wanted to know WHO it was. Meaning, why she was with me.
"Mary, this is my daughter," I blurted out.
There. I said it. Happy?
"Oh?" she said and looked over at Rob, who was looking mighty guilty, by the way.
She narrowed her eyes at Rob and said, "Rob, is there something I should know?"
When she said that, he looked even more guilty, if that was even possible.
He looked at me and gave me a hazy smile. Then he looked back at his mom and said, "Um, well, apparently Kia is my daughter too."
I swear, his mom's eyes must have literally gone an inch out of her head. She was that surprised.
And there I was, grinning sheepishly.
Then Mary smiled and said, jokingly, "And when did this happen? Couldn't have been recently."
Rob and I exchanged glances.
"Mom..." Rob complained. When he said it, it sounded like 'moooooooo-oooooooom'. You know, like a teenager does when their parents embarrass them or won't get them something they REALLY want.
And then Mary goes, "So, when's the wedding?"
I swear, MY eyes must have gone an inch - no, TWO inches - out of my head. I mean, I was THAT shocked.
And this was my educated reply, "Um, Mrs–uh, I mean, Mary, uh, we haven't, um, thought about that yet."
She gave me a knowing smile. Then she went over to Rob and gave him a kiss on the cheek and a hug. She came back over to me and hugged and kissed me and then did the same to Kia.
"Well, I have to get back to work, kids," she said, and disappeared through the kitchen doors.
Rob and I glanced at each other.
Okay, that was . . . interesting . . .
Rob was still staring at the spot where she last was standing.
I waved my hand in front of his face. "Uh, Rob, did something happen while I was gone?"
He snapped out of it and his gaze landed on little ol' me. "No, Mastriani. She just missed you is all. As did I," he answered.
Well, I guess that explains it. I mean, if the way she squeezed me to death was any indication. And how she said she missed me. You can't skip that part.
Then I realized that must've taken a good twenty minutes and we should probably get a table.
"Come on, Rob," I said and tugged at his arm. He smiled and followed close behind.
But, you know, not too close to the point where he couldn't stare at my ass.
I swear, that thing has gotten HUGE over the years. My butt, I mean.
Not that you really needed to know that.
So we walked out and over to the place where the person seats you.(A/N: OMG, I literally almost typed 'eats' instead of 'seats'. God, cannibalism much?) God, my parents frigging OWN three restaurants and still I don't remember what its called.
Yeah, so we walked over to that thingy and the person and they sat us at a nice area with a lot of chairs because I told them we were expecting more people. The girl - Shannon, I think her name was - was nice. She reminded me of Ruth in a way.
After a mere five minutes of waiting, I heard the screeching of my mother.
"Jessica! Oh, baby! Oh, sweetheart, you're here!"
Yup, that was her. And it was quite embarrassing, too. But since she hasn't seen me for five years, I'll let it go.
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Dinner was nice. The food was just how I remembered - delicious.
My mom finally calmed down after a little while.
It turns out my mom and dad invited some other people on short notice - Mike, Doug, Claire, Tasha, Skip, Ruth, her parents, Todd (Ruth's boyfriend). It was really nice seeing everyone again.
Everyone eventually found out about Kia and the father thing. It didn't as a shock to most of them. Basically it was my mother who fell out of her chair in astonishment.
Rob and I stayed for a couple hours, getting caught up with everything. Apparently, Doug and Tasha are engaged and expecting their first child in a few months. Also, Claire and Mike are engaged, even though I already knew that.
At around eight, Rob and I left. My mom and dad took Kia for the night, because they said they wanted to "spend quality time" with their granddaughter. So, basically, Rob and I had the night to ourselves. And I'm pretty sure that my parents knew that.
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Rob and I got back to his apartment a little while later. As soon as I walked through the front door, a sudden wave of exhaustion washed over me. It just came out of nowhere.
Rob suggested we watch a movie or something.
I knew what he was thinking about.
We haven't really done the "or something" yet, since I came back to town.
I mean, we didn't really have much time, considering all of the crap we went through.
I told Rob that I was going to take a shower first. He nodded and went to the video store down the road.
I took a nice, long, hot shower. It refreshed me and suddenly I wasn't really tired anymore.
When I got out, I took the nice, plush towel of the hanger on the door and put it on, tying the belt around my waist. It kind of felt like a hotel.
Well, except for the fact that there was a gigantic hairy spider near the sink.
I screamed REALLY loud.
A few seconds later, Rob came running in the bathroom.
"What's wrong, Jess?" he asked, worried.
Heh, he was worried about me. How sweet.
I didn't say anything, I just pointed to the vulgar spider on the bathroom countertop.
He looked at it.
Then he looked back at me and gave me his beautiful - yet, not so nice in this situation - half-disgusted, half-amused smile.
"A spider, Mastriani?"
I glared at him, to which he returned with a smirk.
"You're scared of a spider, and yet you aren't afraid of serial killers?" he asked incredulously.
Well, actually, Mr. Wilkins, I WAS afraid of him, but I chose not show my fear.
"Just get rid of it, please," I replied shortly.
I was in no mood to deal with this right now. I mean, he just HAD to rub it in that I was afraid of spiders?
Arachnophobia is very common among females. More than fifty percent of women have it and at least ten percent of men. It's a known fact.
"Fine," he said and scooped up the revolting creature. He walked into the bedroom - the bathroom was adjoined to it - opened the window, and let the arachnid crawl off his hand and onto the side of the building. Then he quickly shut the window.
Thank GOD he didn't put that thing near me. Seriously, if he did, I would have punched him.
I was still standing in the doorway of the bathroom, looking at Rob. I was still a little mad. But, my god, how can you be mad at a guy who looks like THAT?
When he turned around and saw me, he grinned. Well, I mean, I was still in the robe, and nothing else.
He started walking towards me and I smiled.
This guy was just so HOT. Its hard not to smile when a guy like this is walking towards you.
Jeez, and I was the one wearing nearly nothing.
I was getting hot all of a sudden. Seriously, the temperature just went up a good 20 degrees.
Is it hot in here or is it just me?
In this case, I think it would be both of us. Rob was sexy hot and, at the moment, I was temperature hot.
Now it felt like I was in a sauna.
Rob was still walking towards me - very slowly, might I add.
I tried not to do anything irrational or stupid. Key word there is "tried".
He was about a foot from the bed when I flung myself at him and started kissing him like crazy. We fell back on the bed with me on top of him.
My act surprised him at first, but soon after he likened to it.
He turned us over so he was on top.
I longed for his scrumptious lips and sexy body. Jesus, it had been so long. Sooo fucking long.
I knitted my fingers in his shaggy, curly hair while he was leaving a trail of white hot kisses along my neck.
You know what sucks?
No, seriously. Its like, why can't you have sex and be QUIET.
Well, at least Kia wasn't here. I mean, I guess its fine then.
I took my hands out of his hair and slid them under the back of his shirt, massaging his beautifully sculpted back.
I slipped his shirt over his head and threw it onto the floor. He didn't seem to mind. Not that I thought he would.
Gee, I wonder what movie he got.
Who cares, this is better.
As he was untying the belt to the robe, I was undoing his belt. He slid his pants off and then helped me out of my robe.
Wow, that was fast.
We lay there. Me completely naked, and him, well, he only had his boxers on.
His boxers acted as a barrier. A barrier that I so desperately wanted to pass.
Rob smiled down at me and I smiled back. I could tell that he had been waiting too long for this too.
So, at last, he took his boxers off, revealing his, erm, male anatomy.
And I swear - I know its probably gross to you readers - it has grown over the years. I always remember it being big, but its, uh, a little bigger than I remember.
Unless he got an enhancement.
Uh, or not, I don't think Rob's the type to do that.
He saw me looking at his you know what and smirked, ro what looked like a smirk, at me.
I blushed hideously, not that he could see me blushing.
The lamp had knocked over during our pre-sex activities.
He leaned down and kissed me with so much passion I thought I would burst. And not to mention his, er, paper was kind of on my thigh and I could feel him getting . . . hard.
Better start reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, Robbie.
Rob reached over into the drawer of the nightstand - while still kissing me - and pulled out a box of condoms.
Well, at least someone was using their right head. I completely forgot.
He was about to take one out when I stopped him.
I felt his gaze on me.
"Baby, what's wrong?" he asked.
I smiled at him, not really knowing if he could see it or not.
"Nothing," I replied.
I could tell he was waiting for another response, so I said, "Rob, do you want to have another kid?"
"Rob, I want to have another child," I told him.
"Jess, we're not even married," he explained.
Duh, I knew that.
"I know, Rob, but I don't care."
"Really?" he asked, unsurely.
"Yes, but if you care, then I'll wait, but if—"
I was cut off by Rob kissing me again. I heard the box fall to the floor.
And that was one of the best nights of my life.
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