Who is your Date?
"Even when you're gone
I feel you close
You'll always be the one
I love the most"
Liliah Jensen sang in the shower. There was a reason for that, she wanted to dress up for the ball. Okay right now she just wanted to take a shower - sing one of Dove Camerons Songs, that fits so perfect for her own situation and than, later she would be ready to dress up fpr the ball.
After all, she would go there with Tyler Down. And that was something, she was very happy about. Of course Clay and Justin both had no Date, but that did not seem to bother the two boys in any way.
It sounded a bit awkward and not quite in the right tune with the rhythm of the song but why should the 16 year old get pulled down her good mood by something like that? In her room was a pretty dark green dress waiting for the blonde. Another reason to be happy.
After she finished showering she disappeared into her room thought about Tyler. She absolutely did not care that everyone said he was weird - he was a stalker and that he would photograph everything and everyone. Liliah found the photos of the boy good - well Tyler had made some mistakes, but he wants to get better - a better person and that's what matters.
"Next time you should not sing while takeing a shower - it sounds horrible Liliah"
The younger Jensen heard Justin call from the hallway and she just rolled her green eyes amused. Clay and her parents had told her , that they wanted to adopt Justin, and that was what the glasses wearer agreed with. Justin had an unfortunate past - at least that whas what he told her and as long as he did not bother her with more bad jokes, that was one thing Liliah could live with.
"That was not wrong, it was improvised Justin" she called back and walked over to the wardrobe to pick the green dress out. When the door opened, the 16-year-old was glad that she wore a sweatpants and a T-shirt, because Justin curiously put his head into the room.
"It sounded like the bad howling of a dog" Justin commented and Liah just shook her head.
"You have more sense of humor than Clay - why do not you have any dates for tbe ball?" Liliah inquired.
"Overrated and I've been in the jail for six months, try to get a date when you're there or out of it", Justin replied sarcastically.
"Fine, point for you - but what about Clay, he could go on the ball with Sheri - she's nice" added Liliah.
"Oh? And what about you bookworm - do you have a date? ", Justin teased her and Liliah took her time with the answer, lovingly stroking the fabric of the knee-length green dress.
"Yes - I have a Date", Liliah said proudly, hearing Justin enter the room. She could clearly feel his skeptical gaze on her.
"Who is it? Zach? "Justin asked curiously.
"Zach? No - he is nice but no. Besides, if I tell you, all I get is silly answers from you", Liah replied.
"Me and stupid answers? What do you think of me? "Justin grinned.
"That's true Justin - and now I'd like to put on my dress, you must have your suits to put on - righ?", Liliah replied and Justin understood the allusion, that he should leave the room.
"Come on, you can tell me who it is - after all, I'm your adoptive brother soon", Justin added with a wink.
"Even if you're my adoptive brother soon Justin - even then I would not tell you and if you would please leave my room now - I have to get ready for the ball" Liliah replied, giving Justin a shy look.
"If you tell me who your date is - I'll think about leaving your room" was Justin's reply.
"Well - I do not care, I just wanted to go down to the kitchen anyway", Liah replied, changing her tactic if Justin did not want to leave the room - then she just leaves. Besides, she wanted to eat a snack right now.
However, Liah did not expect Justin would follow her - that was almost like having a homeless puppy in the house.
"Shall we drive you to school later ?"
Mr. Jensen was in the kitchen, looking up from his newspaper.
"No thanks Dad - Clay wanted to drive, he said that", the blonde replied and went to the fridge to get a yogurt out of there.
"That means when Clay leaves the second bathroom soon - alternatively I could drive too", Justin suggested and leaned casually against the kitchen counter.
"Then I would rather run," Liliah murmured and she did not really trust Justin's driving style.
"Mr. Jensen - is it not interested with wich person Liliah is going to Spring Ball?", Replied Justin, who has noticed the comment of the younger ones and turned the question back to Liah's unknown date.
"You have a date Liah?"
Now Matt Jensen put his newspaper aside and gave his daughter a surprised look.
"You have a date darling, who is it ?"
Lainie Jensen had also heard the last statement and Liah's Mum came curiously into the kitchen. Liliah herself would like to be buried in the ground or in the world of Harry Potter. It must have been pure intention of Justin. Three pairs of eyes looked at the 16-year-old student now curious and Liah was glad that Clay was still busy in the bathroom - who knows how much her brother would give her a lecture on security, the wrong types and no alcohol.
"Yeah - and he's just great, nice and sweet", Liah said and immediately felt a positive feeling in her heart, when she thought of Tyler. Well, his curly hair she still missed, but who he had now looks is good too.
"And?", Justin did not investigate further and the student just shook her head.
"I have to get ready now", Liliah replied, returning to her room with a spoon and her yogurt cup. For safety, she locked the bedroom door this time.
A few hours later, the yogurt cup had landed in the garbage basket and the blonde was wearing the green dress. She had straightened her hair and also wear some Jewellery.
A quick glance at the digital clock on the nightstand, told Liliah that it would soon be time to leave th house soon.
She grabbed her cell phone and wrote a short message to Tyler. She would look forward to dancing later on the ball - or just to drink a little with him. She wanted to feel Tyler's closeness - the closeness Liah had missed last year - but she had gone to England to take the opportunity to visist another school and learn more. To see the exchange year as an opportunity , to get a little more out of itself and it worked - a little at least.
We're leaving every minute - I'm looking forward to see you.
We meet in front of the entrance right?