"Problem?" I asked them, completely ignoring Keara's state.
"Yes actually," A girl with red hair snapped in reply, "I knew you were a bitch, but I didn't think you were this bad!"
"Excuse you?" I asked, shocked.
"She told us everything you did to her!"
"Setting her house on fire? Ruining her car? Making a fool out of her in front of the whole school!"
I laughed. I couldn't help myself, but I pissed myself laughing. "I set her house on fire?" I chuckled, "Did you seriously just say that I set her house on fire?"
"Sweetheart. I live right beside her. I'd hardly set her house on fire in risk of putting my very own on fire." I snapped.
"This is ridiculous!" Melissa snapped. "What bullshit are you feeding these people? Destroyed you car? The only thing May did was put a tree in your parking space. It's your fault you drove into it!"
"Plus. By the looks of this one, she doesn't need any help making a fool out of her." Shannon snarled.
I shook my head in amusement. "Seriously Keara? I was willing to give you a chance here! Let you actually have proper fun, and make proper friends without playing these stunts. But what the hell do you do? Spread a load of bullshit about me?"
Keara sniffled. "I'm fed up of being scared of you May."
"Scared of me? You basically fucked me off the first day of camp!"
"Only so I didn't seem like a pushover!" She whined, "I didn't want to appear as weak..."
I pinched the bridge of my nose breathing in and out deeply. "How low can you go Keara." Chase grabbed my hand from under the table, and held it tightly, rubbing his thumb over it soothingly. His way of calming me down.
"She even hit me once!"
I was about to explode. Hit her? I rarely hit girls, even though that sounds really weird and like a boy thing to say, it's true. Yes I would bitch slap someone if they ever pushed me over the edge, but I haven't done that yet. I had only ever hit boys, mostly Marc, and I've hit Jack a few times when he was teaching me how to punch properly.
Before I could lose my cool, a snort of laughter came from the other side of the room. Everyone's head turned to Jessica. She smiled, amused. "No offence.. Kerry is it?"
"Keara." She stuttered in reply.
"Right, well. If May hit you, she'd break you in two. And I doubt she'd want that." Jessica shrugged. I quickly got over my shock of Jessica defending me, and shouted,"Preach!"
Jessica shot me a 'shut up and let me talk' look, and I raised my hands in mock surrender. "I get that you hate May. She's a bitch, I get it. I went through the same thing last year. But this--" She waved at Keara's crying mess, "-is not how you deal with it. Like you look stupid right now." She sighed, and went back to her doodling. Everyone was silent for a while.
"Yeah what she said." I nodded.
Everyone except Keara and her four 'friends' chuckled.
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Keep The Beat ((Book #2))Humor
#2 IN THE BEAT SERIES: May Riley was still trouble. Everyone knew it, and everyone expected it. After her summer at Camp Step Up The Beat, May learned to embrace herself and let go of the past plus she's looking forward to her next round at ca...