Senior Year One- Jalex I groaned and rolled over. The steady beeping of my alarm ceased when I slammed my hand into the clock, hitting every button simultaneously. Limp, my hand slid down to hang over the edge of my bed. Mornings weren't my favorite. My cheap, red phone hit the carpet with a dull thump. With another groan, I reached towards it and felt my whole body slip off the slick sheets. Butterflies swarmed my stomach. "Oh fu-" My face connected with the floor and my legs flipped over me. Suddenly awake, the fall flipped me over and onto my back. I applauded my own clumsiness as all of the air rushed from my lungs. A knock sounded on my door. "Jack?" "I'm fine, May. Fell outta bed." I heard her grunt in recognition before her footsteps sounded down the hallway. Sighing, I rolled onto my stomach and reached for my phone. I flipped it open and saw two new text messages; one from Alex and one from Rian. Saving the best for last, I RSVP'd to band practice and opened Alex's message.Hey babe!
Senior year Ch. 4 - Jalex It had been a week since the party with Leon. Ever since I'd told Alex, he stared at the popular kids with such hate in his eyes, I found my stomach churning. I was getting really paranoid. Lex hadn't so much as kissed me ever since I'd told him about how Leon had treated me. I worried that I had managed to ruin our relationship. That was my luck, try to prove a point and end up creating a huge problem. When Saturday rolled around, I texted Alex and asked him if I could come over. As I walked towards the Gaskarths' house, my stomach did back flips. My plan was to confront Alex. I needed to know what I had done wrong. I knocked at the door and Peter answered. "Well hey Jack! You know you don't have to knock here." I smiled shyly and walked through the threshold. "Sorry Mr. Gaskarth, it just feels rude." Peter smiled at me and I couldn't help but smile back. "Alex is in his room Jacky boy." Peter motioned to the stairs and walked back into the lounge. I waved