The Gift - Chapter Two“What is the problem again?” Kim asked me.The Gift - Chapter Two4 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
“Let me go over this again,” I told her. “I found a gift box on my desk today at school in my last class. When I got home I found a small envelope in my jacket pocket and it wasn't there before I left school. It was in the same pocket as my iPod that I turned on after my last class,” I told her for the second time.
“Can you think of any time someone would have been able to put the envelope in your pocket?” she then asked me. I knew it was coming. I denied it for the last two hours. Now I had to say it out loud.
“Matthews,” I said the one word that might as well mean doom to me during this part of my life.
“Matthews?” she asked me. “Cole Matthews? The guy that punched you last year when you got into a fight with one of his friends?” She asked in a long descriptive question. “That Matthews?” she added on as if I had missed all that she said before. No
The Gift - Chapter Three“Cool headset,” Keven said when he saw me in class on Tuesday. We didn't have a class together on Mondays and Wednesdays by the way, so this was the first time he had a chance to see them. “Was that the gift?” he asked me as he sat down.The Gift - Chapter Three4 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
“Yep. Sweet ha?” I asked him already knowing that he thought that they were. They, the headphones, were currently hanging around my neck with the music still playing. Because they stood out so much, I couldn't have them on anymore during class like Matthews had predicted, but as much as I was 'glued' to my iPod, I had stopped playing it during exams and such a while back. It turns out that I was able to concentrate a bit more when I wasn't remembering what the next line in a song was.
“Very,” Keven answered. “Did they come with a card or something?” he asked as he turned towards me in his chair.
“No, not really,” I half lied. I hadn't come up with an answer for Matthews' unasked qu