The Darkest day
"The Day I Ballroom Danced"
Chapter Fifteen


--Sorry for the long waits on the chapters. My computer has been down FOREVER!!! I'll try to update faster.--

"We, Bella, are going ballroom dancing." Edward smiled as he said this. My eyes got big at the thought of me waltzing. Everyone laughed at my facial expression.

I couldn't believe that I, Isabella Marie Swan, is going ballroom dancing. Everyone knows I'm not the most graceful person in the world even though I am an assassin. I swear I'm the clumsiest assassin there is but hey, I get the job done and I'm the best there is.

"Why?! Everyone know's I don't dance." I said practically yelling at them.

"Bella will you relax? It's not like we're putting you in a competition and you have to win first prize in front of several judges and several people." Alice said taking my hand. Why was she doing that? It's not like I could....hey that would be a good idea. I could somehow jump out...of...the...oh! I got why she had a hold of me.

"Alice I hate you. You knew my plan before I did." I was practically glaring at her.

"I'm sorry Bella but you aren't going anywhere. Believe it or not, you may find that you actually like doing this." She said ignoring my glares. Curse her for being able to do that.

"Alice, I can't dance. Get that in your head before I some how get out of this truck and run back to the house." I said trying to move over her. She grabbed me and stuck me back in my seat.

"Push it Alice." Edward said. She opened the glove compartment and pushed the button. Within five seconds the truck went from 60 to 85 and over. I. Hate. Them. They got me to show them the button to make the car by faster and they were using it against me. They were those smart, pain in the butt, relatives that no one wanted be related to or by.

"I hope you know I really, really, really, really hate you right now. Both of you." I said sitting back down and glaring out the window. My arms were crossed and I could feel my jaw tense. Edward just smiled and Alice rolled her eyes. I refuse to talk to them the whole way there and the whole way back. Hell I don't even know if I'm going to dance with him or just sit here in the truck waiting for it to be over.

"Bella, you really will love this." Alice said all confident like always.

"I'm not talking to you so don't talk to me." I said through clenched teeth.

"Bella, you'll get over it and have a nice time tonight." I could hear the sternness in her voice. I didn't have to look at her to know she was glaring at me. "I know you will and you can't change that." I have to say I really do hate her. Truthfully I did want to go to see what it was like but they could've told me. 'Course it wouldn't have mattered because I wouldn't have agreed to it.

I felt myself go calm and I started glaring harder as Jasper tried to calm me down.

"Jasper could you not, I rather just sit here and sulk." I said not looking back at him.

"Sorry Bella." He said. Emmett and Rose started to laugh. I guess something was funny and I just missed the memo.

"J'espère que vous allez mourir en enfer" I said in French. I hope you go die in hell. Edward's head snapped to me and he had an angry look on his face.

"Prendre en arrière et dire que vous êtes désolé" He replied in French. I forgot he was bilingual too. Take it back and say you're sorry.

"Het was niet gericht op iemand" I replied in Dutch. It wasn't directed to anyone.

"Hindi ko pag-aalaga Bella, dalhin ito sa ngayon." Great. Now we're speaking filipino. I dont care Bella, take it back.

"Paano ako pagpunta sa kumuha something likod kung ito ay hindi itutungo sa isang tao?" How am I going to take it back if it wasn't directed at someone?

"Alam ninyo kung ano ang tingin namin, kumuha ito." He was really angry. You know how we think, take it back.

"Edward, kumuha ito sa pamamagitan ng makapal na bungo, ito ay hindi itutungo sa kahit sino." Edward, get it through that thick skull, it wasn't directed at anyone.

"Hindi mahalaga Bella. Ikaw ay hindi dapat magkaroon ng sinabi na at alam mo ito." It doesn't matter Bella. You shouldn't have said it and you know it.

"I'm sorry Edward. Happy?!" I asked glaring at him. He paused for a moment and just continued to look at me. I looked back; I don't think it showed that I was actually sorry though because Edward sighed and just turned back to the road.

"Yeah, whatever." I could hear the disappointment in his voice. Great. Now he made me feel bad.

I heard laughing coming from behind us. Why were they laughing?! I couldn't find anything funny in what happened.

"What are you guys laughing at?!" I could see out of the corner of my eye that Alice was trying not to laugh too.

"Its...nothing!" They said through snickers. I looked behind me to see Emmett holding on to his phone.

"What is it?!" All of a sudden Alice cracks up. I looked at her strange and apparently I'm the only one. Edward even has a sort of amused look on his face.

"It's nothing Bella, I swear." Edward said trying not to smile.

"Shut up Edward, I know there is something." I look behind me to see Emmett and Jasper are listening to something on Emmett's phone. "What is that?!" Before they could do anything, I snatched the phone out of their hands, pulling out the head phones in the mean time. An argument started playing and I looked back at them with an "explain now" look on my face.

"Let me see the phone." I handed it back to Emmett and he started it over. Soon the argument was started over and I could tell it was in a different language.

"What is that?!"

"Have you ever listened to an argument in like five different languages?!" Jasper said.


"Well listen. This is Edward and you." I listened and as the argument progressed I realized how funny we really did sound. I started laughing and soon everyone was laughing in the whole truck.

"Okay, yeah that is funny!" I turned back around in my seat and looked out the front window. I wasn't paying attention to anything and I before I noticed it, Edward slipped his hand in mine and intertwined our fingers. I looked down and closed my eyes trying not to smile and blush. I could see that he was smiling and that Alice was too. The smile slowly spread across my lips and I squeezed his hand and loosened it. We sat like that for the rest of the trip into town. I really wasn't surprised that Edward could drive like that.


We arrived in down town L.A. by seven thirty and I could tell we were headed straight for the biggest hotel, and most expensive hotel, in L.A. We parked in the parking garage and headed into the hotel and into their ballroom. I could hear the music playing as soon as we walked in the door. The quick deep breaths I took and Edward's hand in mine helped me calm down. There was a desk in front of the room and Edward handed the lady six tickets. Walking in, I couldn't help but look around; the lights were dimmed, there were people waltzing, ballons, and everything seemed to scream ballroom dance.

Emmett and Rosalie headed out to the dance floor and I just had to see how graceful Emmett would be ballroom dancing. To ruin my mood, he was excellent. He didn't step on Rose's foot once and they seemed to float and glade across the dance floor. Next Jasper and Alice went out. I knew for a fact that they were going to look amazing and I was right. The way they looked and danced made me wish that I grew up in their time period to see how it looked when it was the only way you danced. Looking at them now; it was like I could see them doing that. Their glow and the way they moved showed they knew what they were doing and that they were in love.

"Are you ready?" Edward asked in my ear. I sighed and looked up at him.

"Ready as I'll ever be." He held out his and and I took it. Leading me to the dance floor, Jasper, Alice, Rose and Emmett all had different facial expressions. There was excitement in seeing me dance from Rose, a look of "you'll do great" from Jasper as he helped me stay calm, a look of pure happiness from Alice, and a look for excitement to see if I would fall or screw up from Emmett. Of course.

Edward slowly started to waltz and guess the only thing I could really do is just let him drag me across the dance floor as I tried not to lose my footing. Song after song Edward danced with me. We went through waltz after waltz and did all forms of dancing that you would usually see in a ballroom.

The faces around me just sped past as Edward spun me, dipped me, and we waltz. I could sense that Jasper had stopped helping me try to stay calm and that Emmett was shocked to see that I didn't fall flat on my face. It's amazing what you can do to shock your family.

"Bella, would you like to sit for a bit? Your feet must be killing you in those heels and from dancing for three hours." Edward said as we stopped and applauded one of the songs. The fact that he just said that we were dancing for three hours made the pain I was feeling register in my head.

"Sure Edward," I said as I headed over to the tables with Edward right behind me. Alice and Jasper were sitting at one of the tables that held six. Just perfect for our group. Alice smiled as she saw us coming over.

"Hey Bella, Edward." I smiled back at her as Edward pulled out my chair and I sat down in it. He sat next to me and started chatting away with Jasper.

"Oh my god, Bella, you were so good. You looked amazing and you look even better in that dress." Alice said smiling even bigger. I couldn't help but smile back at her.

"Thank you Alice, for everything. For the dress, for making sure I wouldn't jump out of the truck...thank you." I said. She placed her hand on mine and gave it a slight squeeze.

"Bella, you know that you can always come to me or Rose for help." I smiled and squeezed her hand back. "Okay, now enough gushy-ness. Let's really get down to business." My smile wavered as I began to fear whatever business was.

"Alice, where are you going with this?"

"You and Edward." Her smile could've been pure evil or pure happiness. I couldn't tell. It was too creepy.

"What about us Alice?"

"I have to ask, do you ever plan on being engaged to him again?" I sighed. I had a feeling this was going to come up at some point.

"Alice, I really don't know. It's really hard to think about being engaged to him after what happened. He was married as he asked me to marry him. Married, Alice. It's really hard to get over that."

"Why though Bella? He would be married to you. How is that different?"

"He didn't tell me he was married already and I can't be with a guy that is dishonest to me when I've told him the darkest and deepest secret I have."

"Okay I get what you're going at with that. But is there any way that he could make you see that he won't ever hurt you again and that you can trust him?"

"I really don't know Alice. It's going to take a long time for me to trust him. I can't just start to trust him willy-nilly."

"But, why Bella?"

"Because, Alice, I lo--" I was cut off with what I was about to say by a crash and people screaming. Looking to the front entrance I saw the door break down and people with guns start to barge into the room. And they had hostages. Oh shit.

--I'm sorry for the long wait. My computer was crashed FOREVER and I couldn't get to a computer to update. I'll try to update faster. I'm soooo sorry.--