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Chapter Twenty-Two

The gazebo was decorated with flowers and there were two huge lights by the platform in case they wanted to dance after the sun went down.

There was a stereo system with two large speakers one at each end of the platform for better sound.

When the music began, both Joey and Douglas got kind of scared. As they looked towards the back door, they saw Jack escorting Melinda, Rich escorting Melissa, Rob escorting Linda and Darrell escorting Donna down towards the gazebo.

The women stopped at the base of the gazebo and waited for Ishizu, while the men minus Jack waited for Odeon. Jack went to stand beside Joey and Mr. Phillips went to stand beside Douglas.

Then the guests gasp as they stood up. There walking beside Odeon was Ishizu. Joey's eyes filled with tears of happiness as he saw his bride to be come towards him. She almost looked like an angel in that beautiful dress. This is what the dress looked like:

The Wedding Gown that Ishizu wore was made to look like the Gown that her mother wore; it is made from the finest Egyptian silk. It is floor length and the bodice is form fitting, it has long sleeves and the cuffs have tiny pearl buttons as does the back of the Gown. She is also wearing a delicate lace veil and she's carrying a bouquet of Iris's and White Rose Buds surrounded by Baby's Breath. And around her neck is the necklace that Joseph bought for her.

Douglas also was teary eyed as he watched Odeon walking towards him. As Odeon and Ishizu stopped at the base of the gazebo, the Minister asked, "Who gives these two away?"

Jack, Mr. Phillips and the women and men said, "We do." Then Joey and Douglas came down the stairs and as Joey took Ishizu's hand, Douglas took Odeon's hand, they all walked back to the center of the gazebo, and the Minister began by saying, "Dearly beloved we are here to bring together these four people."

Then the Minister said, "Each of these four has written their own vows, I'm going to ask Ishizu to begin:

Ishizu's Wedding Vows:

As I stand here looking into the eyes of the man I'm marrying, I am the luckiest woman in the world.

Joseph is the one who came and rescued me when I was drowning and as he pulled me to safety, he brought sunshine into my life and brought laughter, understanding and love.

I Ishizu Maria Ishtar do take you Joseph William Wheeler as my husband, to have and to hold until death us do part.

Joseph I love you.

Now Joseph please read yours:

Joey's Wedding Vows:

When I first met Ishizu, I wasn't interested in meeting anyone, but then there she was sitting in her car, scared to death needing someone to fix it.

She came and turned my life upside down with her naïve curiosity, her question, and above all her love.

I will forever hold her in my arms and love her until the end of time.

I Joseph William Wheeler take you Ishizu Maria Ishtar as my wife, to have and to hold until death us do part.

Ishizu I love you.

Douglas will you please read your vows:

Douglas's Wedding Vows:

A young man once told me, if you love him, and then let him know and to hell with anyone else and you know he was right.

Odeon came into my life when I really needed someone and he has been here ever since. I love him with all my heart and soul.

I Douglas Michael Wilson take you Odeon Samuel Ishtar to be my life mate, to have and to hold until death us do part.

Odeon I love you.

Now Odeon please read yours:

Odeon's Wedding Vows:

My sister once told me, never be afraid to tell someone that you love them and she was right. I found someone that would love me as much as I loved him.

Douglas came into my life when I needed someone and he has never left. I love him with all my heart and soul.

I Odeon Samuel Ishtar take you Douglas Michael Wilson as my life mate, to have and to hold until death us do part.

Douglas I love you.

Then the Minister asked for the rings, Jack and Mr. Phillips gave them to him and the Minister gave Joey and Ishizu theirs and said, "Please repeat after me, I give this ring to you as a symbol of my love, I will promise to be there for you no matter what life throws our way."

Then Ishizu placed the ring on Joseph's finger and he placed one on hers. Then the Minister said, "By the powers vested in me, I pronounce you husband and wife.

Then the Minister gave Odeon and Douglas the rings and he said, "Please repeat after me, I give this ring to you as a symbol of my love, I will promise to be there for you no matter what life throws our way."

Odeon placed the ring on Douglas's finger and Douglas placed the ring on Odeon's. Then the Minister said, "By the powers vested in me, I pronounce you life mates."

Then the Minister stood before all the guests and he said, "I proudly give you, Joseph and Ishizu Wheeler and Odeon and Douglas Ishtar, now let the celebration begin."

Everyone stood up and started cheering and as Joseph, Ishizu, Odeon and Douglas came down the stairs, Melinda said, "Its time for the happy couples to dance the first dance of their married lives.

Everyone followed them to the platform and as Joseph took Ishizu into his arms and Odeon did the same with Douglas, Melissa went over and pushed the button and this song began:

Can I Have This Dance by Anne Murray

I'll always remember the song they were playing,
The first time we danced and I knew.
As we swayed to the music and held to each other,
I fell in love with you.

Could I have this dance for the rest of my life?
Would you be my partner, every night?
When we're together it feels so right,
Could I have this dance for the rest of my life?

I'll always remember that magic moment,
When I held you close to me.
As we moved together, I knew, forever,
You're all I'll ever need.

Could I have this dance for the rest of my life?
Would you be my partner, every night?
When we're together it feels so right,
Could I have this dance for the rest of my life?

Could I have this dance for the rest of my life?
Would you be my partner, every night?
When we're together it feels so right,
Could I have this dance for the rest of my life?

Then the rest of the couples joined in and danced too.

After they were through dancing, Linda said, "Lets go have something to eat and then they can cut the cake."

Just then, as everyone was eating, Joey heard a familiar voice and as he turned around, there was Mike and his mother Helena.

"Sorry we're late, but I didn't have thing to wear, so my son took me shopping and well when you take a woman to the mall she never wants to leave."

Everyone laughed and Joey and Ishizu walked over and as Joey shook Mike's hand, Ishizu bent down and kissed Helena's cheek. "I'm glad that you were able to come." Ishizu said.

Helena then looked at the platform and she said, "I wish I could dance, but then well it's kind of hard when I'm confined to this chair.

Just as Joey was about to ask Helena to dance, he felt a tap on his shoulder and he turned around. There stood the man who had said that she was a damn good looking woman and he said, "My name is Greg, and I'd be honored if you'd dance with me."

Tears filled Helena's eyes and she smiled up a this handsome man and she said, "I'd love to."

So Greg picked her up and held her bridal style and he walked over to the platform and as he began to dance around the floor, the others joined them. It was like a dream come true for Helena. This is the song they danced to:

"The Dance" by Garth Brooks

Looking back on the memory of
The dance we shared 'neath the stars above
For a moment all the world was right
How could I have known that you'd ever say goodbye

And now I'm glad I didn't know
The way it all would end the way it all would go
Our lives are better left to chance I could have missed the pain
But I'd have had to miss the dance

Holding you I held everything
For a moment wasn't I a king
But if I'd only known how the king would fall
Hey who's to say you know I might have changed it all

And now I'm glad I didn't know
The way it all would end the way it all would go
Our lives are better left to chance I could have missed the pain
But I'd have had to miss the dance

Yes my life is better left to chance
I could have missed the pain but I'd have had to miss the dance

When the song was over, Greg took Helena back and sat her in the wheel chair and he wiped off the tears from her face and then he kissed her and said, "Thank you for the dance, you are one very special lady."

Just before Mike wheeled her out to the car, Helena motioned to Melinda to come over and Helena said, "Please give this to whom ever is playing the music and ask them to play it.

Ask Joseph to dance with his bride and Odeon to dance with his life mate, tell them to listen to the words, and let them know that its my gift to them."

Melinda said, "Helena wants Joey to dance with Ishizu and Odeon to dance with Douglas to this song, she says its her gift to them. This is the song they danced to:

DON'T BLINK LYRICS by KENNY CHESNEY:

I turned on the evening news
Saw a old man being interviewed
Turning a hundred and two today
Asked him what's the secret to life
He looked up from his old pipe
Laughed and said "All I can say is."

Don't Blink

Just like that you're six years old and you're taking naps and you
Wake up and you're twenty-five and your high school sweetheart becomes your wife
Don't blink
You just might miss your babies growing like mine did
Turning into moms and dads next thing you know your better half
Of fifty years is there in bed
And you're praying God takes you instead
Trust me friend a hundred years goes faster than you think
So don't blink

I was glued to my tv and it looked like he looked at me and said
"Best start putting first things first."
Cause when your hourglass runs out of sand
You can't flip over and start again
Take every breathe God gives you for what it's worth

Don't Blink

Just like that you're six years old and you're taking naps and you
Wake up and you're twenty-five and your high school sweetheart becomes your wife
You just might miss your babies growing like mine did
Turning into moms and dads next thing you know your better half
Of fifty years is there in bed
And you're praying God takes you instead
Trust me friend a hundred years goes faster than you think
So don't blink

I've been tryna slow it down
I've been tryna take it in
In this here today gone tomorrow world we're livin' in

Don't blink
Just like that you're six years old and you're taking naps and you
Wake up and you're twenty-five and your high school sweetheart becomes your wife
Don't blink
You just might miss your babies growing like mine did
Turning into moms and dads next thing you know your better half
Of fifty years is there in bed
And you're praying God takes you instead
Trust me friend a hundred years goes faster you think
Don't blink

Naw, don't blink
Life goes faster than you think

Tears filled all their eyes as they danced to the song and listened to the words. When they were done dancing, Joey held Ishizu and Odeon held Douglas and they all promised each other never to for get to love each other everyday of their lives.

Melinda said, "Why don't we all go inside and the happy couples can open the gifts that everyone gave them, so they all went inside.

After all the gifts were opened and everyone was thanked, it was getting really late, and Melissa said, "We need to go and let these newlyweds have time to themselves."

Ishizu blushed when she heard that, and Joey pulled her into his arms and she hid her face.

When everyone had gone home, Joey took Ishizu's hand, they said goodnight to Odeon, and Douglas and he drove back to his place.

When he got out of the car, he went around and opened her door and as she got out, he kissed her again and she moaned because it was a passionate kiss.

Then as they walked to the front door, he opened it and picked her up and carried her over the threshold and as he kicked the door shut, you could hear moaning and clothes being taken off and then, well I guess you could know what happened next, they made passionate love and fell asleep in each others arms.

From a rocky start, it ended with them falling in love, getting married and finally making love.

THE END..

A/N: I want to thank Chillaxes, Hum-a-little-tune, sherabo, Come back running xx. MaterialGirl69, The Celtic Elven Warrior and anyone else who read and reviewed this story..