I'm baaaaaaaaak! Well, technically, I have a new username, but it's still me! Hope you guys didn't miss me too much. I know it hasn't even been a month but I seriously could not stay away from writing.
So let me tell you guys the story of how this story came to be.
It actually happened while I was typing up the last few paragraphs of Isabella. I had my playlist on (as I always do) and 3Oh!3's 'My First Kiss' came on. I started thinking about Bella and Jacob's first kiss and then Edward's and boom! Everything just came to me. And now here it is.
You don't really have to read Isabella first, but some of you were notified about his story so you most likely already did. For the rest of you, like I said, you don't need to but it might really help. So enough of me. Enjoy!
I am so stressed out. I heard college was tough, but I had no idea it was like this. Papers due every other week, tests every week, it's like it never ends! It's a miracle I get to see Edward anymore. Despite both of us being freshmen, we don't have a single class together. But then again, this isn't high school, is it?
I've got a sociology test coming up, and even though I usually study in my own dorm room, today I'm in Edward's. It's the first time I've seen him in almost a week.
I plopped my book down.
"Edward," I groaned. "Make it stop."
"Make what stop?" I walked over to his bed and laid down on it.
"Everything. Time, the stress, everything." Edward, who was already sitting on his bed, leaned over to kiss me.
"Sorry Bella, but I'm no wizard." I heard the sound of his book closing. "How about we take a break?"
I quickly turned around, propping myself on my elbows and giving Edward a small smirk.
"I like the sound of that." He playfully rolled his eyes.
"I didn't mean it like that Bella. We do have to get back to work."
"I know, I know." I sat up.
"Do you want me to turn the radio on?" He asked.
"Okay." Grabbing the remote, Edward pointed it towards the stereo and pushed the red button. Suddenly, 3Oh!3 and Kesha's 'My First Kiss' filled the room. "I love this song!"
"It's catchy." I lay down, placing my head in Edward's lap. He ran his fingers through my hair as I sang along to the parts I knew.
"Someone knows the whole song."
"Not the whole song, Edward." I replied and continued singing.
"She won't ever get enough. Once she gets a little touch. If I had it my way, you know that I'd make her say oooooooooo ooooooooo!"
"Bella?" I sighed calmly and closed my eyes.
"What was your first kiss like?" I knew he was curious, but I could hear the smile in his voice. I sat up and faced him.
"What?" He asked innocently.
I shook my head.
"Come on Bella. I know it was with Jacob in freshman year and that you weren't expecting it. But I want to know the whole story."
"No Edward." I defended myself. "I don't want to tell you."
"It's embarrassing. I…I don't…."
"Bella, I'm sure it's not that bad."
"It is." I mumbled.
"Fine." He reached into his pocket and pulled out his phone. "I'll just call Jacob and have him tell me."
"No! Edward, why are you so persistent on this?"
"Because I'm your boyfriend, Bella. We've been dating for almost ten months. I think I should have some sort of right to know stories like this."
I couldn't say anything. I knew he was right.
"Promise you won't make fun of me?"
"Never." He squeezed my hand. I took a deep breath.
"Alright Edward, you asked for it. My first kiss went a little like this."
It's Friday afternoon. The weekend is finally here and in a couple of hours, the whole school will be set free. Everyone except for me.
Rosalie's got a project on Ancient Egypt due first thing Monday morning. Tomorrow, I've got to do a paper on 'To Kill a Mockingbird' for Alice's English class (and I still have to read the book).On Sunday, Jake and I are wrapping up an art project.
So this has me starting my lunch hour on my way to the school library to look up sphinxes, pharaohs, and pyramids. It might have helped if Rosalie had told me about this project a couple of weeks ago, as opposed to this morning. Looks like I was going to have an all nighter.
Jake, having had a big breakfast, wasn't hungry and decided to join me. But I think he just didn't want to be sitting in the cafeteria all by himself.
"So she really told you about her project this morning?"
"Yep." I replied while my signing my name onto the computer log in sheet. "She could have told me earlier if she wasn't, you know, shoving her tongue down Emmett's throat." He laughed and followed me to the computer section of the library. I sat down at the nearest one and hastily typed in the student username and password we were given in the beginning of the school year.
"And you still have to read, "To Kill a Mockingbird".
"Thank you for reminding me Jacob." I snapped.
"Just saying. So did you find out where Alice and Rosalie went last weekend?" I opened up the Internet browser and the Google homepage popped up.
"Uhh, yeah. Double date with Jasper and Emmett. Bowling." Ancient Egyptian information came up.
"The Doc drove them?"
With my eyes on the screen, I answered.
"I guess. Esme went with them. Must have gone out to dinner or something." I tuned out whatever Jacob said next and focused on the task at hand. I absorbed what I read as quickly as I could. It wasn't until Jacob let out a big gasp that my attention shifted. I looked to where his gaze was and saw Leah Clearwater, Tanya Delani, and Emily Young standing at the front desk. They looked around as if they were searching for someone. Leah had a book in her hands.
"Over here Leah." Tanya spoke as she pointed to somewhere on the side of the desk. Leah walked over to where she was and dropped her book in the book return slot.
"Let's go." She announced. She headed towards the door and her cronies followed her. I saw Emily glance at our direction before turning away.
Once the glass door shut behind them, Jake spoke.
"What do you think she was doing in here?"
"Returning a book maybe?"
"Funny Bells. Do you think she saw us?" I shrugged and exited from the webpage.
"This is taking too long. I'm just going to get some books and take them home." I logged off quickly and stood up. My stomach shook. I put my hand to it. "Oooo."
"Yeah. Carlisle took us all out to that new seafood restaurant last night. It probably just didn't settle with me right."
"You want to go to the bathroom?" He put his hand on my upper arm.
"No, no. It's alright." I shook him off. "I'll be okay. Let's just get all this research over with." He nodded as we made our way over to the high shelves loaded with books. We got to the history section and I ran my finger across the spines of various books.
"What exactly are you looking for?"
"I don't even know. Anything. Oh! Actually, could you do me a favor?"
"Could you go get "To Kill a Mockingbird"? Somehow, I get the feeling that Alice is going to 'forget' to bring her copy home." He laughed.
"Thanks." When I got to the books on Egypt, I took many of them off the shelf and placed them on the closest desk. I sat down and started skimming through them. My stomach would pang occasionally but I decided to ignore it. Jacob came back around five minutes later.
"Hey."I looked at him. "Did you get it?" He held up the book and placed it on the desk. I let out a sigh of relief. "Thanks Jake. You okay?"I looked up at him. He looked… pained. Almost like he was holding himself back.
"Yeah, I'm fine." He replied with a curt nod.
"Do you need any help?"
"Uhh. Yeah." I pointed at the stack of books. "Just go through those. If you find anything interesting, or in your case, anything you don't know, put it to the side and I'll bring them home."
"Alright." Jacob pulled up a chair and sat on one of the sides of the rectangular desk. We went about our research for another twenty minutes, not a single word being exchanged between us. It was weird.
"Jacob, are you sure you're okay? You're… really quiet. It's kind of weird."
"I'm fine, Bella."
"If you say so." I pushed my chair back and left to return the books as well as get some new ones. Running to the bookshelf didn't really help my stomach problem.
I hummed quietly to myself as my eyes found the large gap on the shelf where I had taken the books from. I put the ones I held in my arms back and looked for some new titles. It wasn't until I had three new books in my arms that I heard a throat clear above me. I looked up.
"Jacob." I straightened up. "Okay seriously, tell me what's going on. You seem really stran-."
And then his lips were on mine.
The unfamiliar feeling sent…. Actually I have no idea what the hell I was feeling at that moment. All I knew was that Jacob was kissing me! Jacob. Kissing. Me! And it wasn't that I was kissing him back, it was just I couldn't even react properly, I was so damn surprised.
I finally managed to pull away from him. Once I did, I felt something I could clearly specify.
It was last night's dinner working its way up my esophagus.
Before I even got a chance to move, it happened. Everything I had consumed the night before was on the floor in front of me and Jacob.
Oh God. Jacob!
I looked up at him. And he looked absolutely disgusted. Not just at my vomit, but because it had landed on his shoes and somehow a little on his shirt and pants as well.
My eyes met his and even though I had a million apologies ready for him, I couldn't manage to speak a single one.
I sat on the wooden bench outside the bathrooms waiting for Jacob. After the…incident, he all but ran to the boys' bathroom to wash up.
I felt completely horrible. I seriously cannot describe what was going on in my head seconds after it happened. What must Jacob think?
The door opened behind me and I turned, knowing Jacob would be coming out of it. Everyone else was in class and I would have seen if anybody had gone into the bathroom.
He saw me and sat next to me.
"Jacob, I am so sorry I- I don't know what happened. I can't-."
"Bella, it's fine."
"It's not fine! Jacob, I- I threw up on you! How are you so calm about this?"
"I knew you'd be surprised. I just didn't think you'd be that disgusted by it."
"No, Jake. It's not because you kissed me. I told you I was feeling sick."
"Yeah, but how was I supposed to know that you'd choose that moment to let it all out." He defended, gesturing his arms for effect. I ran a hand through my hair.
"I don't know. But I'm so sorry. You forgive me right?"
"Yes, Bella, I forgive you."
"Alright." He nodded and looked away. "So why did you do it?"
"Why did you kiss me?"
"Oh." Now he looked like the embarrassed one. "I-."
"Do you like me or something Jacob? Be honest. Because if you do, it's okay. It's a little weird, but it's okay."
"Bella," He chuckled. "You're doing that overreacting thing you always do. I don't like you. At least, not in a romantic way. Really. I just… I don't know. I wanted to see what it was like."
"What what was like?"
"Kissing a girl."
"But why me?"
"Because you're the only girl I feel comfortable doing that with. But I really am sorry I didn't warn you. I'm even more sorry that I made you sick." He laughed during that last part and I did too.
"Just- just promise me you won't do it ever again."
"Not even if you ask for it?" He wiggled his eyebrows and nudged me. I rolled my eyes.
"Not even if I beg. I love you Jacob, but not like that."
"Alright, Bella." He laughed. "Promise."
"I remember that seafood restaurant." Edward said.
"Yeah. I do too." I replied bitterly.
"I was actually going to take you there on our first date. See if you remembered it and all."
"Well, good thing you didn't. I'm sure you wouldn't have liked throw up all over your nice Volvo."
"Very true. So you really threw up on him?"
"Not on him. Some of it just landed on him."
"Okay well whatever Edward. You know now. Are you happy?"
"Very. Thank you for sharing that with me." He put his arm around me and kissed the top of my head. We were leaned against the wall, still sitting on the bed. "Any more embarrassing stories you'd like to tell?"
"Maybe another day Edward. Maybe another day."
Vomiting right after your first kiss. Can't really get much worse than that. Reviews are very much appreciated. To all my American readers out there, have a happy and safe Thanksgiving. May you enjoy spending time with your friends, family, and of course, eating all that food! But don't eat too much. You don't want to end up like Bella!
Stay tuned! Edward's is next!