Things Happen But We Don't Really Know Why

Alice

I still felt like my still-dead heart had been ripped out from my chest. I just can't understand what I did to deserve being cheated on. But like Emmett said, I suppose I should be happy. After all, Emmett's here to catch me when I fall. Since I had started to have a little more of a 'life', I decided to plant some flowers in the backyard. They were my favorites: daisies, tulips, and pansies. I was by myself until I felt a presence behind me. I turned around and saw Emmett there.

"Hey, Alice. Whatcha doin'?" he asked.

"Just planting some flowers. You wanna help?"

"Uh... no thanks. I wanna stay a man", he joked, making the superman stance.

"Yeah, because you're a man in the first place", I teased, rolling my eyes.

"Hey! I am the manliest man you know"

"Well, I can't argue with that"

"No one can", we laughed and I stood up to get the watering can once I was done planting my flower seeds.

"Here, let me get it", Emmett said, sensing what I was about to do. He filled the can with water and brought it over to me.

"Thanks, Em", I said, taking the can from him and lightly spraying the water over all the flowers, including the flowers that had already grown.

"So what kind of flowers did you plant?" he asked once I was done.

"Just some daisies, tulips, and a bunch of pansies"

"Why would want to plant pansies? There's one in the house", he teased, his head directing towards the window leading to Jasper's room.

"Haha, very funny", I said sarcastically, lightly punching Emmett's arm.

"Ow", he said, faking pain.

"Oh, please. That didn't hurt"

"It did on the inside", he was pouting and I just laughed, Emmett soon joining.

About an hour after planting the flowers, Emmett and I decided to watch some T.V. in the living room. While flipping through the channels, I could smell another vampire. I wasn't sure who it was, so I decided to ignore it and continue looking for a show to watch. Emmett started to growl from under his breath, but I didn't think much of it. My eyes only flickered towards him and then back to the show I had chosen. It was then that I heard light footsteps and some louder ones. I looked up for half a second and saw that it was them. Jasper and Rosalie. I decided to try and ignore them, but Emmett was different. He was growling louder than before now, and so was Jasper. I wasn't sure what any of them were doing because I was trying to ignore them, but the sounds were harder to forget.

"Do you two have to stalk around together like that all the time?" Emmett asked, venom seemingly spitting from every word that came out of his mouth.

"We're just walking around our house, Emmett. If you don't like it, then leave", Rosalie threatened.

"I'm not going anywhere. If anything, you two should be leaving"

"Oh, please. I was with this family way before you ever were"

"And you're point is?"

"My point is, you should leave before leaving ever crosses my mind"

"And not just because your presence here is only making things worse", Jasper added. Just hearing his voice after all this time made me sick to my stomach. I had to fake a cough just to keep myself from spitting out venom.

"Do you have something to say, Alice?" Rosalie suddenly asked. I looked at her in shock, but said something anyway.

"Yes, but nothing that I can say outloud unless I don't want my head intact with my neck anymore", I tried not to make eye contact when I said it, so instead I averted my eyes back to the T.V.

"No, go ahead, I'm all ears", she noted. I looked over to her and into her eyes.

"I just wanted to say that I think you're a sex addicted whore who can't seem to keep her hands off of someone else's man. Even if that man isn't so much of a man as he is a slut-grabbing boy", with the last part of my sentence, I looked right at Jasper and half-smiled. Everyone's mouth, including Emmett's, were wide open.

"Oh, and if you were thinking of retaliating Rosalie, don't even bother", I stated, walking away and up the stairs. I guess things happen and we don't really know why.