Friday, 4 July 2008

Chapter Two

The next morning I was brimming with excitement as I headed towards the Empire State. Could it really be the Stephanie that I had scared the life out of yesterday that had picked up my stray phone? I thought it highly unlikely with so many people going in and out of the building yesterday that it would be her, so I tried to keep my feet on the ground.

I rounded the corner of the building and stopped dead in my tracks. Stood about twenty feet ahead of me, facing in the other direction was Stephanie. The very same Stephanie that I had harassed the day before. I couldn’t believe it. From behind she looked even more amazing today than she did yesterday. She was wearing a crimson beret with her long dark hair in loose curls underneath it. She had a large, vintage over coat on and dark crimson skinny jeans. Her pumps were replaced with all black converse sneakers. As I approached I noticed she was holding my mobile phone in her gloved hand. This was just to good to be true. I reached out and tapped her on the shoulder.

“Hi there Stephanie me again. The guy from the top of the tower.” I beamed a wide smile in anticipation for her facing me.

She turned around to look at me. “Oh Jesus, not you again. I thought I had lost you yesterday when I left.” With this she turned on her heel and started walking away.

“No wait, you have got the wrong idea. You have my phone in your hand, you left me a message last night to meet you here.” I shouted after her.

She stopped and turned to look at me. “If I had known it was your phone I would have thrown it in the trash.” Her eyes grew narrowed.

She was playing hard to get, and I liked it. I was not going to give up on this one come hell or high water. “Look love, you have my phone and I am grateful you called me to let me come and get it. I would really love to buy you a coffee or even lunch to make up for your effort.” I jogged after her and touched her shoulder.

“Right, just take your phone and leave me alone okay, I am not interested. You can give me the change to buy a coffee but that’s all. You’re just not my type; I don’t go out with stalkers.” Reaching out, she put the phone into my hand. “Now get on your way and go follow somebody else already.”

“God almighty, I was only trying to be a gentleman, and I am certainly not stalking you. You are the one that picked up my mobile phone, I would put you at the top of the stalkers point table right now.” I replied with a laugh.

“Humph, I don’t like you.”

Stephanie took one last look in my eye and turned towards the road. Without looking where she was going she took three steps out into moving traffic and out of no where a yellow cab came along and swept her off her feet. She fell to the tarmac in a heap and lay unconscious.

“Shit!” I thought. “I’ve killed her!”

20 comments:

Polly's Race to Sanity- Are We There Yet? said...

hey guy, shit i'm glad stephanie got hit by the cab
maybe she'll wake up a smell the coffee that your a great guy
or is she going to fall for the doctor?
well we'll see huh, by the way love the music, how'd you do that?
thanks for letting me know you were done.
keep visiting my blog and next time leave a comment i want to hear what you think

efa b said...

OH MY GOSH....did you kill her???lol!!!! i def like it its a brilliant twist to the story can't wait for the next bit!!
xxxxx

Laureo said...

I can't wait, and now I have to wait for like ages. I hate you, yet I love you?
Great twist to the story too, making it THAT Stephanie, and she still hates him haha. =) keep it up my love! x

augustyna_d said...

liked it a lot! Adding some "hard to get" and interesting "love- rvalry" always captures the reader!I think you're on the right track! maybe add a sex seen in the end (if steph accepts the affection)! haha yessss! (but dont make it too tacky :P)

Edwin Nguyen said...

I like the story. It is easy with simple words to read.
Edwin's blog

Epitome of a Pisces... said...

Hey! Thanks for checking out my blog! :-).. Decided to return the favor. I love the concept of the story.. maybe because I'm a closet bookworm that loves a good story! lol. I'd like to add ur page to the list of links that I'm building on mine (easy access to continue checking back).. Please let me know if that'd be ok with u.. Thanks

Miss Pisces
miss-pisces.blogspot.com

pocketz♥full♥of♥posiez said...

i love how you desrcibed what stephanie was wearing i probably would wear what she was wearing lol.

Steve said...

holy shit dude! is she dead? wow this guy has the worst luck. story is going great so far, just don't turn it into a chick flick and have the guy win the girl by being with her and nursing her back to health in the hospital. oh hey awesome band by the way. looked em up on myspace. like the sound

Cait said...

hahhahaa...she really does seem to be a bit of a strange bird. Like how its coming along.

decobooth said...

Ok, took a bit of an Independence Day hiatus but I'm back to the grind now, and to commemorate it... HA! I'm going to read your stories! No work for moi! It's been long enough ago now though that I'm gonna have to go back to refresh on Ch 1, so I'm going to be a while. I really am looking forward to gettin back to it tho, I saw some of the comments!

decobooth said...

Ok, I take back all the wonderful stuff I said about your writing! Well, I will if you leave it like this. Don't you dare leave this like this! Not allowed! He has to revive her, ooooh I know! Mouth to mouth! Nahh! It needs something classic. But puhleeeease don't let it end awfully! So when can we expect the next installment? You Brits have any hols coming up that might afford you some pen time? I'll be looking forward to another announcement on my blog.
Leslie
decobooth
www.apartmental.blogspot.com

The Reluctant Dreamer said...

whoooa....I didn't see that one coming at all. Wow- I mean...I didn't see this coming.

Man you should've seen me a sec ago...all pausing and looking at the screen. I'm thinking- What the h*ll just happened.??

I suppose she shouldn't have been such a hot head!

Mila Cross said...

Is she really dead? ! I like the love/rivalry thing too =D can't wait to read more.
I like your music on your page!
Awesome~

-Mila

Jane said...

Been on my sidekick and the tiny print kills my eyes. So I'm going to read it now and get back at you :)

Jane said...

HA! With that attitude and threatening to throw my phone in the trash, I would've killed her ass too. Hope she laid out in a general hospital somewhere for dayyyyyyssss! lol jk

Ashley Evelyn said...

i'm brand new to this blog...

this is the only post i've read by you and i'm hooked...

Happy-go-Lucky said...

Awesome, awesome, awesome! What a great story-teller. I agree that you shouldn't make it a chick-flick tho. The tension is insane, u had me glued to my screen! Nice one..can't wait to hear the rest. I've posted a bunch of stuff about my childhood, would love you to check it out when you get a chance. Enjoy your break... http://studentad.blogspot.com

Cheers

ellie said...

exciting stuff..like the way its left us wanting more.

KARL NOVAK said...

Well, no more stephanie for a while I guess?
Nice music, dude.
Karl
http://karlnovakphotos.blogspot.com/

anurag said...

Nice twist man!!

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