A/N: Well, this is my newest story :D I hope that everyone enjoys it, I'm enjoying writing it so far :) pretty emotional story, just a heads up! I have a really good feeling about this story, so please review and tell me if it's good :)
Haha, I'm sitting with Nat and she's talking on msn to the guy she likes and it's quite funny to see because he's currently working on a science project that involves moldy bread XD kinda gross, but still funny.
This first chapter is dedicated to Nicia, as she is an avid reader of everything that I write and I appreciate her dedication. Nicia, you rock!
Disclaimer: I don't own Vampire Academy or any of the characters involved in this fanfic story :)
I Did It For You
Chapter One: Saying Goodbye
*Exerpt From Shadow Kiss*
Someone was stopping me. It was Stan.
"What are you doing, Rose? More are coming."
Didn't he understand? Dimitri was in there. I had to get Dimitri.
*End Of Exerpt*
I elbowed Stan in the gut, causing him to double over and release his hold on me. I ran past my mother, Alberta and Ms. Carmack, who all looked at me like I was insane.
At the cave's entrance, I was greeted by some Strigoi. I tackled the one closest to me and staked her easily. I staked all of them easily.
When I saw Dimitri, he was so pale. Shit! He's already lost a lot of blood. I thought. The blond Strigoi was still latched on to his neck.
"Get. Your. Filthy. Mouth. Off. Of. Him." I snarled furiously. His head snapped up, and blood - Dimitri's blood - was all over his lips.
"Or what? Are you going to stake me?" he asked, his voice sarcastic, looking amused.
I stuck my chin out defiantly. "That's exactly what I'm going to do."
Suddenly, faster than I thought possible, he was behind me with his hand on my neck. "I'd like to see you try." he growled menacingly.
"Get your hands off of me, you filthy undead asshole!"
He laughed. He actually laughed. "Temper, temper. Feisty, aren't we?" I didn't say anything, so he continued. "Here, I'll give you a choice: Either I can turn him, and you can walk right out of here, or I can turn you, and he can walk right out of here. His life? Or yours? Which means more?"
I froze. I wasn't expecting this. But, I instantly knew my answer. "Turn me. Let him go."
The Strigoi looked shocked. "Wow. You really love him."
"Yes, not that you'd know what love is." I paused, before speaking again. "Before you . . . turn me," I gulped, "can I at least say goodbye? Explain why I'm doing this?"
He thought about it for a moment, pursing his lips. "Fine. You have a few minutes, but drop your stake. I can't have you killing me."
I bit back a comment about how he was already dead, and dropped my stake on the ground. The blond released my throat, and I dropped down beside Dimitri. He was unconscious, so I had to slap his cheeks to wake him up. His eyes slowly opened, and he blinked a few times before his eyes focused on me.
His expression was confused. "Roza? What are you doing here?" he croaked.
"I came back for you. Are you able to walk?"
He groaned. "I don't know. I'm so dizzy, and my head is pounding. Oh Rose, I didn't think you would come back for me."
I was shocked. He thought I wouldn't come back for him? "Of course I would. I love you, Dimitri. But you need to get up. You have to get out of here."
"What about you?"
I shook my head, a tear rolling lazily down my cheek. "I'm not coming, Dimitri."
"What do you mean you're not coming? I don't understand."
I squeezed my eyes shut, and spoke in a strangled voice. "He's going to turn me."
"What? No! Why, Rose? Why?"
"He gave me a choice. Either he was going to turn you or me. I told him to let you go."
"No! I won't let you do this! You can't! Roza, I can't live without-" I touched a shaking finger to his lips to silence him.
"Dimitri, I love you so much. I can't let you to be turned into one of them. You're too good of a person. I'm not like you. I do bad things. I have to do this, do one good thing, for you. Because you're all that matters."
Tears were sliding down his face, and I wiped them away. "Comrade, please don't cry. You're making it so hard to do this. I need you to be strong. I love you with my entire being, and I always will. You need to always remember that. Tell everyone about the love we shared. Tell Lissa that I love her, and I'm sorry. Tell her I'll miss her, and she was the best sister I could've ever asked for. Tell her that I've loved every minute that we've been best friends. Please, take care of her. Tell Christian that I enjoyed fighting alongside him, and I thought of him as a brother. Tell him to take care of Lissa, and that I'll miss him very much. Tell my mother that all is forgiven, and that I love her so much. Tell her that I no longer resent her; she did what she had to. Tell Adrian that I loved him, even if it wasn't in the way he wanted. Tell him I'll miss him, and to take better care of himself. Tell Eddie that he was such a good friend, and I'm proud of him. I'll miss him, and tell him to just ask Mia out already!" I laughed, in spite of myself. "Dimitri, you were the best thing that ever happened to me. Know that you are the only one I'll ever love. Your memories of me will keep me with you forever. I really wish that we could've had more time together." I was crying again.
"Oh Roza . . . I love you too. You are the most amazing woman that I have ever met. You will forever hold my heart. And you're the best thing that's ever happened to me. You are everything to me. I promise I'll free you from that state."
I shook my head. "I'll hurt you. Dimitri, we can never see eachother again. Promise me that you won't do anything stupid."
"I can't make that promise. I won't let you live like that. There's nothing you can do to change my mind."
I shook my head in exasperation. "Dimitri you can't-" My protest was cut off by his lips on mine. I forgot what I was going to say, and lost myself in that kiss. It was bittersweet; bitter, because it would be our last kiss, and sweet, because it was so full of love that it felt like my heart would burst. Silent tears slid down my face, and I poured every emotion I was feeling into that kiss: Love, pain, anger, guilt, sorrow, and fear. Love for Dimitri. Pain for having to leave him. Anger at the blond Strigoi. Guilt for having to leave Lissa. Sorrow for my friends and family. Fear for what I was going to become. The kiss was short lived, because I was ripped away all too soon by the stupid blond. Dimitri stared at me in horror and fear.
"RUN, DIMITRI! RUN! RUN BACK TO THE ACADEMY AND DON'T LOOK BACK!" I screamed as loud as I could.
He was frozen in place for a moment, but quickly recovered. With a single last look of despair, he ran from the cave.
The blond spoke in my ear. "Now, let's get this show on the road." he said before sinking his fangs into my neck.
So, how was it? I personally cried when I was writing it :'( poor Dimitri and Rose . . . Ideas for my story are greatly appreciated, like if there's anything you think would be cool to include :)
I'm going to New Hampshire tomorrow (Thursday) until Sunday, but fear not, I will have internet access! I will do my best to update when I'm gone, but I'm not going to make any promises. If I get enough reviews, I'll post the second chapter as soon as possible, as I already have it typed up and ready to post.
I want 5-10 reviews before I update. The next chapter is written in Dimitri's POV, and throughout the story, the chapter pattern will be Rose, Dimitri, Rose, Dimitri, blah blah blah . . . you get it. So remember, 5-10 reviews before an update!
Songs listened to while writing this chapter:
Last Time - Secondhand Serenade
Fall For You - Secondhand Serenade
Time - Cute Is What We Aim For
It's Not Over - Secondhand Serenade
Lyrical Lies - Cute Is What We Aim For
The Fourth Drink Instinct - Cute Is What We Aim For