That movie was amazing. I can't believe I hadn't done this before. I couldn't thank Jessica enough for helping me. I was so happy.
"Bella lets go"
"Home! I'm so tired."
"Okay Jess let's get you home"
I drove Jessica home and put her to bed. I then drove myself home. The porch light was on so I knew my dad was awake. I parked behind his cruiser and unlocked the door. "Hi dad" I said as I walked into the house.
"Bells is that you?"
"Yes dad it's me"
"Did you have fun honey?"
"Yea I did. I'm so glad I went out with Jess today. I'm actually even happier that she wants to be my friend"
That's when he turned around to look at me. He stayed silent for two minutes. "Hmm a new look eh? Maybe it'll do you good. I think you needed a change."
"It'll do me good. Don't worry daddy I know how much you worried about me these past few months and I swear I won't ever put you through that again." I went up to him and gave him a hug. "I love you daddy"
"I love you too baby girl. Never scare me like that again. I thought I lost you bells I really thought I lost you and that you wouldn't go back to the happy, loving Bella that came to live with me" he was hugging me while saying all this so I hugged him tighter. My dad and I, we didn't do well with emotions but sometimes I think we needed to tell each other how much the other meant to us. We let go of each other after a couple minutes
"I'm going to give you that Bella again, dad. Just give me a little time and soon I'll be good as new." I told him "Now you should go to bed. I'll make us a super breakfast okay?"
"Okay Bells. Goodnight" and with that he went upstairs to his room.
I couldn't believe I was so selfish. I mean how could I? did I not think of my father the entire time I was with Edward? I neglected him so much. I made myself a promise right there. That I would take care of my dad and I would never forget him like I did before. He loves me so much and I love him too but I guess I was too blind in Edwards love to ever think about what I was putting my father through. This made me think, what was it about him that made me forget my life, my dad, my friends? There was something that kept tugging at the back of my mind but I couldn't get it. I knew the answer was there but it was out of my reach. I thought about all my friends. Jessica, she really is a good friend. She was there for me today. She helped me and I would forever be grateful. She should've hated me after all those months of ignoring her, of stealing her 'crush' or making her boyfriend like me. But no, she didn't hate me.
I thought of Angela, the only person that still talked to me at school besides Jessica. She was too nice to me. She knew when I didn't want to talk and she knew when I wanted to talk. She didn't ask me too many questions, just gave me a comforting hug when I needed it or sat beside me in silence when I didn't want to talk. I haven't been fair to her either. She shouldn't have had to put up with when she could've been out there with Lauren, Tyler, Eric and Mike. I felt bad now. I would have to make it up to her too.
Then I thought about Jacob. Jacob Black. The kid who rebuilt my truck for me, the truck that I loved so much and the truck that everyone though was a piece of crap. I hadn't seen him in forever. He come over with Billy one time after Edward left but I was too busy moping to even look at him. I needed to go and apologize to him. I would to see him tomorrow and also thank Sam Uley for saving my life that day.
I went up to my room and changed into my tiny pajama shorts and a tank top. I would not be sleeping in those stinky pajamas again. I lied down on my bed and thought about how I used to cry myself to sleeping thinking of him lying down next to me every single night. Right now I thought it was very creepy considering that he never slept and watched me all night. With that thought I fell into the most peaceful sleep I've had in the last 3 months.
I woke up with the sun shining through my room. The sun is never out in Forks. Maybe today would be a good day. I remembered my promise to my dad from yesterday and went to go brush my teeth so I could start breakfast. I put on longer pants and headed downstairs. I made us pancakes and they smelled fantastic.
"Hey Bells. Smells good" dad said as he entered the kitchen.
"Thanks dad. Sit I'll serve it"
He sat down and I put pancakes in his plate. He started eating and I fixed myself a plate too. I was starving. I couldn't remember the last time I had a proper meal. Dad probably thought the same thing because he was looking at me in shock.
"What?" I asked with my mouth full
"I don't remember the last time you ate so much. I'm glad you're healing Bella"
"Me too daddy, me too" I said "oh and I'm going to go see Jacob today. I haven't seen him in forever so I thought why not. I also have to thank Sam for finding me in the woods that day. I feel like I owe it to him."
"That's a great idea Bells. You do that"
We went back to eating in silence and dad soon left after giving me a kiss on the forehead. I cleaned the table and then washed the dishes. When I was done I changed into my dark blue skinny jeans and a nice pink top. I straightened my hair and put on my boots. I grabbed my purse and keys and was out the door.
The drive down to La Push wasn't long but I was nervous. What if Jacob doesn't want to see me? What if he ignores me because I ignored him when he came over? All my worries were put to rest when I parked in front of the Black house and Jacob came running out of the house. He had my door open and me in his arms before I could even turn the truck off. I was being crushed by a very good looking and HUGE Jacob Black.
"Jake. Cant. Breathe." I said
"Oh sorry" he said and put me down "Wow Bella you look good. And I'm so glad you came to see me. I thought you might not want to be friends with me but I'm so glad you're here"
"Why would I not want to be your friend? I like you Jacob and I'm so sorry I ignored you when you came over that one day"
"Oh umm cause I said some not so nice things to you when we came over. And I'm really sorry too because I really shouldn't have said anything. So let's just forgive and forget okay?"
"Okay Jake. So what do you want to do? I just came here to apologize because I wasn't sure if you would forgive me or not."
"Let's go to the beach and catch up okay?" with that he grabbed my hand and led me to the beach. We sat on a log and talked about everything. I told him what it was like to be with Edward and how he made me feel, I told him how I felt after they left and he hugged me. I also told him how I left about what I did to Charlie.
"Bells that's not your fault, you were going through a bad break up"
"I know Jake but I can't help but feel responsible for what I did to him. It's not my fault but it's not his either. He didn't know what he was signing up for when he took me in. but I'm going to make up for it."
"That's all that matters. As long as you want to fix it, it's all good." He gave me his huge smile. Sometimes I wished I had a little brother like him. I hugged him again
"Thank you Jacob. You're awesome."
"Yeah I know"
We spent a little more time at the beach and then headed back towards his house. That's when I remembered that I had to go see Sam Uley too.
"Jacob. Do you know where Sam Uley lives?" he stiffened.
"I need to go thank him for finding me in the forest that day, I feel like I should because he did save my life and no matter how many times my dad thanks him it's not the same."
Jacob gave me his address and all the instructions to get to his house. I was parked in front of a beautiful white house with flowers in a matter of minutes. I had no idea what I was going to say to him but I had to say something, so I got out of my truck and went up to the door and knocked. A beautiful young native woman opened the door to the house. I was struck by her beauty and then I saw the scars on her face. She was still so beautiful.
"Hi I'm Isabella Swan. Is Sam Uley home? I need to speak to him" I said to the beautiful woman.
"Oh of course, you're Chief Swan's daughter. Come on in. Sam's inside. Come on in."
I walked inside and saw that the house was very warm and welcoming. It had just the right amount of a woman's touch to it.
"Your house is beautiful" I told her.
"Oh thank you. I did it myself. I'll go get Sam" and she walked out of the room
I wanted to live somewhere with someone and paint my house. I wanted to bake cookies just like im sure this woman was doing right now. I wanted to live in a warm comforting environment like this. Don't get me wrong I love Charlie and I love living with him but it has too much of the bachelor pad look to it. I was deep in thought when someone cleared their throat. I jumped and that person chuckled.
"Im sorry I didn't need to scare you" I looked up and saw the owner of the voice, Sam Uley.
"You didn't scare me, just caught me off guard. I'm Bella" I stuck my hand out for him to shake. He looked at it with an amused smile and then shook it.
"I know who you are Bella"
"Yeah you probably do. Anyways I wanted to thank you Sam. For finding me in the woods that day, for saving my life, for indirectly saving Charlie's life, just thank you."
"Bella I'm glad I found you when I did. And if I could I would save you over and over again. I'll never forget the way you looked that day on the forest floor and to be honest I have wanted to take care of you since but I don't think your dad would like that." He chuckled "I just… I don't know I want to help you Bella so if there's anything that you ever need, don't hesitate to ask me. Think of me as your older brother. I'll do whatever it takes to keep my little sister safe"
I had tears in my eyes by the time he was finished. I got up and hugged him "thank you Sam" he stiffened for two seconds but then hugged me back. "You're Welcome Bella"
Here is Chapter 2! i hope you like it. review and tell me what you guys think.