April Fool's: The Cullen Way
Summary: It's April Fools! What does our favorite vampire family have in store for each other? Find out!
Disclaimer: I do not own any of these amazingly wonderful characters or anything. *sighs*
A/N: Set in Breaking Dawn. May contain spoilers for those of you who haven't read the book yet! This might be a teeny bit OOC. I'm not sure.
I heaved a sigh. It was yet another April Fool's Day, full of pranks, mischief and laughter. I wondered what prank my wife and kids cooked up this time.
I parked my car on my designated spot, and took the elevator to the ground floor. The automatic doors opened to let me in and I was greeted by snickers and grins, and couple of 'Good morning' from my co-workers.
"Good morning." I greeted them with a smile and made my way to my office. I was a little puzzled by the way they were acting, but I decided to shrug it off.
My hand was about to turn the knob, when I stopped. I threw my head back and was hoping that the prank they pulled wasn't going to be happening here, at work.
"Please, please, please, not here." I prayed under my breath over and over again.
"Dr. Cullen?" Sandra, one of the nurses here, called me.
"Yes? How may I help you?" I asked, turning my body to face her.
"Uhm… I just want to let you know that… uhm…" She looked pass my shoulder then gave a slight nod. I turned around to see for myself what she was looking at, and all I saw was a ficus plant.
"What was that you wanted to say?" I raised both my eyebrows at her. I could tell she was nervous about something. If only Jasper were here to help me out.
"I just wanted to say that… your twelve o'clock meeting was moved to ten, per request of your family. That will be all. Have a good day sir." She said quickly then turned on her heel and went back to her station.
I had decided to call my family just for reassurance that they hadn't manipulated anything in my working environment. "Hello? Alice?"
"Carlisle! How are you?" She replied with great enthusiasm.
"I'm good, Alice. Per chance, did you do anything today that I wouldn't like?"
"Oh of course not! We just thought you'd like to hunt with us today during lunch break. That's all."
"Are you sure?"
"Yes, of course." I heard whispers from the other line. "I have to go now. We'll all see you later. Enjoy the remainder of your day!"
And the line went dead.
I finally opened the door to my office, and after I turned on the lights, I screamed my head off. Everyone began to rush over to see what was going on.
My old furniture had been taken away and had been replaced by… this… candy land! It was hideous!
My office desk was replaced with one that was painted in pink and green stripes. The revolving chair was in wrapped in bright green cloth. The carpeting had been replaced by hot pink laminate floor. Flowers were hanging on the ceiling on every corner of the room. The lounge chair had a pink flowery pattern on it. The walls were splotches of different bright colored paint. And the worst part was that, the curtains were imprinted by the characters from Rainbow Brite! (A/N: I have nothing against Rainbow Brite. I think they are actually really really really cute and colorful! I remembered my cousin talking about this. She's in her 20's and she was telling me about how Rainbow Brite was hugely popular back then.)
I turned to the audience behind me and asked, "Who did this?!?"
They all pointed behind me, and coming in from the windows were none other than Alice and Esme.
"YOU did THIS?!?" I screamed in frustration and all they did was laugh even more.
Then, a chorus of people yelled happily, "Happy April Fool's Day!"
Esme was laughing and went to my side. "Another year, another great prank eh?"
"HA HA! Very funny! Who arranged all this?" I questioned, turning to Alice.
"It was all my idea but Esme chose the furniture. Everyone in here just helped us arrange it and paint them!" Alice smiled and sat on the chair that was bright green.
"I cannot believe this!" I barked.
"You don't like it?" Esme cried.
"Well, it wouldn't be my first choice, but it will do." I replied, not wanting to hurt her feelings.
"It's ok. I—I understand." And she left, 'crying'.
"Just wonderful." I muttered.
"Don't worry. She'll come back." Alice flashed me a grin, indicating that Esme will be alright.
"Now that you had your fun, where are my furnitures?"
"They're on the roof." Alice responded nonchalantly.
"Great! Then you'll know where to find them and put them back where they came from." I asked of her as she stared at me wide eyed. "You guys can get back to work now. Alice will be cleaning up her mess."
They all filed out of my office, leaving me and Alice alone. "You should have seen this coming Alice."
She sighed. "I know. I guess I'll clean up my mess now." She stood up and climbed out of the window.
Her head popped in again after a few seconds. "But do I have to…"
"Yes Alice. You will be removing all of this paint from the wall. Alone."
"Fine! But maybe... just maybe... I can trick Jasper into..." She muttered softly, but I heard it.
"Alice!" And then she was gone.
I slumped on the couch and groaned.
I can surely wait for next year's prank.
Here's Carlisle's prank!
I know it's not that good but that's the best I can do.
The rest of the family's prank will be coming soon… I promise…
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