So, that was the reason why I was now sitting here, munching on some cereal while spreading butter on a piece of toast. Gemma was sitting beside me, pouring milk into her bowl as mum and Troy prepared their own breakfast. There were cooked sausages and scrambled eggs on a plate in the middle, but I decided a bowl of cereal and a piece of toast would do just fine today. We were having tacos later on anyway, so I would spare for that.

Surprisingly, a feathery haired boy appeared in the doorway just a few minutes later, rubbing the sleep from his eyes as he yawned loudly. "You guys are way too noisy. Why can't you just let me sleep for once?" Louis whined as he took a seat beside his father who chuckled at him.

Believe it or not, the atmosphere had started getting better and better between all five of us. Louis wasn't being his bitchy self who didn't care about anything anymore which in effect caused my mum to not have to raise her voice at the kitchen table. Though, he still didn't utter a single word to me. He never even glanced my way, just simply acted as if I wasn't there.

"You sleep for too long anyways, my son. Now, eat your breakfast and enjoy," Troy said jokingly, gesturing to the food scattered on the table.

Mum watched the two newest family members' interaction with a smile on her face as she chewed on her scrambled egg. "So, what are your plans for the day?" she asked, looking between all three of us teens.

Bringing a spoonful of cereal to my mouth, I shrugged my shoulders. To be honest, I had nothing planned today whatsoever. Not that I usually did something special on the weekends, but today I had absolutely no idea what to do at all. I had already done my homework due for next week, yesterday and Liam was away with his family the whole weekend, so I would probably have to stay at home doing absolutely nothing.

"I'm actually going on a date," Gemma announced, smiling cautiously while fiddling with her fingers.

My eyes widened. "What?" I asked, shocked by her words. "With whom?"

She turned in her seat to face me. "You know that guy I've been crushing on for months, right?"

I nodded, my eyes only widening by the second.

"It's with him," she confessed, her lips forming into another smile.

"Oh my God, Gemma! This is great news! Why didn't you tell me? I didn't even know you'd mustered up enough courage to talk to him, and now you're going on a date? Wow," I said, shaking my head in disbelief. I remembered her talking about the guy a few weeks ago when he'd just gotten back from a trip to Spain with a 'hot' tan. Actually, that was the last time she'd mentioned him around me, and since I knew they didn't talk back then, things definitely must've happened after that.

"I guess we just never came across the topic," she shrugged. "Anyway, we started talking about two weeks ago when we were partnered up for a project. Mr. Holmes will always be my favorite teacher thanks to that."

I laughed, taking a bite of my toast. "So, what's his name?" mum asked, raising her eyebrows expectantly at Gemma who now had a small blush on her cheeks. She probably just remembered that Troy, mum and Louis were there and could hear everything she said.

"Um, his name's Devon Oliver," she replied sheepishly. "He's the same age as me, and we share the same Math and English classes."

I nodded in agreement. "Yeah, and from what I've heard he's amazing, so don't worry mum," I winked, making her roll her eyes.

"I'm not worried that my daughter will choose a bad guy, Harry. I trust her, and if she really likes him and he reciprocates her feelings, I'm absolutely okay with it. But, I'd like to meet him sometime, yeah?" she said, turning her attention back to Gemma.

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