New chapter! Sorry it's short!
P.S. Please check out my newest twoshot about Cat called 'Home', I'm really proud of it and I think you guys will enjoy it!
The storm had hit. And it was bad. Although the group were safe inside the shelter, all they could hear were tremendous bangs from outside, ridiculous winds, and the occasional house or car alarm blaring. The lights in the shelter flickered constantly, and probably wouldn't last for much longer. Cat was curled up under one of the larger blankets, completely covered by it. She whimpered as the wind crashed outside, causing another loud bang.
Robbie noticed her demeanour and moved over to where she was lying. He lifted the blanket and squeezed in beside her. She looked up at him from where her head was resting in her arms, her red hair covering her face. He smiled softly down at her and brushed her hair out of her eyes, "We'll be okay," he whispered, pulling the blanket right up and over their heads. They could only just make each other out in the dim light through the blanket from the flickering light on the ceiling.
Cat sighed, "I'm just scared," she whimpered. He wrapped his arms around her and hugged her tightly to reassure her. For a moment, Cat actually felt calm and at peace for the first time in a few days. And she knew why. She likes Robbie. She's liked him for a while, but been too nervous to say anything to anyone, even Jade. Even though she was sure that Jade knew anyway. She probably even knew before Cat knew herself. She let out a soft giggle at the situation in her head.
Robbie smiled down at her, "What are you laughing at?" he asked, wondering how she can go from being quiet and scared to giggling in the space of two minutes. She shook her head, refusing to tell him. He poked her side, "C'mon, tell me," he urged, tickling her, making her giggle even more.
She quietened down and looked up at him, "I like you," she whispered, bravely looking him straight in the eyes. Her heart was pounding as he looked down at her through his glasses, scared of his reaction. But her fears were destroyed when he leaned down and pressed his lips against hers for the first time. She giggled against his lips but kissed him back, happy that things had gone the way she wanted them to for once.
On the outside of the blanket on the other mattress, Beck and Jade were lying together under a blanket, sharing one of the large bags of chips that Beck had bought. The radio was still playing faintly in the background, but they weren't really listening to it.
"How's your knee?" Jade asked.
He shrugged, "Sore," he answered simply, trying not to think about his injured knee. He wasn't going to lie, Jade wrapping it up had helped a lot, and he was grateful for that, but it still hurt like hell. "How's your stomach?" he asked, resting a hand on her stomach which was still wrapped in bandages.
She shrugged, "Okay, still kind of sore though," she replied. Beck pouted and kissed her hair. Jade sighed, knowing that she was about to ruin this relaxing moment with an important question. "Beck. What is this?" she questioned.
Beck frowned, "What's what?"
"This. Us. What are we doing?" she gestured between them.
He sighed, knowing this moment had been coming. He turned to her and cupped her cheek, "I still love you. I never stopped, actually. I know I was a jerk, and you have every right to still hate me, but-"
He was cut off when Jade kissed him. He didn't question her, he just kissed her back. He always would. Jade's hands came up and rested on his neck as he responded to her kiss. Her heart swelled in her chest.
She broke the kiss a few moments later and rest her forehead against his, her hair falling around their faces, shielding their moment like curtains. "I never hated you. I could never hate you," she breathed, staring into his eyes.
Beck's own heart swelled as she spoke those words. The words that he had been longing to hear for the past week. He didn't get his hopes up though. This didn't mean they were getting back together yet.
"So…" he pressed.
Jade laughed softly, "So… why don't we take things slowly… and see what happens. Lets not jump into this too quickly again."
He nodded eagerly, "I agree," he whispered, pressing his lips to hers again. "Does this mean I can call you my girlfriend again?" he breathed against her lips.
"You can call me whatever you want," she replied, her hands moving upwards to tangle in his unruly hair.
"Fine, Jadelyn," he teased as he kissed her again, knowing she hated her full name.
"Fine, Beckett," she retorted as she kissed him back, enjoying being able to feel his lips upon hers as her boyfriend once again.
'Touché', he thought, regretting ever telling her his full name. She laughed hysterically the first time he told her. He didn't think it was that funny.
Beck pulled her onto his lap so her legs were resting over his as they kissed. But the romantic moment was ruined when she accidentally nudged his bad knee. He groaned and squeezed his eyes shut as the pain shot up his leg. Jade gasped and apologised, leaning down to gently massage his knee as an apology. He chuckled and kissed her again, the pain slowly ebbing away with each kiss.
Moments later, their moment was ruined once again, but this time by the lights in the shelter going out, effectively plunging them into darkness and silence as the radio turned off.