"Would you believe me if I said I'm sorry?" Marcus asked. He stood behind the chair I was sitting in, towering over me. I rubbed my face. The room was silent except for our breathing.
"Marcus? Yo, you comin?"
"Yeah, just a minute!" He said to them. To me he said, "We'll talk about it later." He left, and the door was slammed shut. I leaned forward, shaking silently with tears. I heard the howling laughter of Marcus and his gang. I should be used to this by now, but I wasn't. My door opened, sweeping softly against my carpet. Trenton walked in then. Pulling me into a hug, he let me cover his shirt in snot and tears. My brother was always there for me.
YOU ARE READING
"Would you believe me if I said I'm sorry?" This is what Skylar hears everytime her boyfriend Marcus hits her. His gang rules the town. She lives with her brother Trenton, who is also in the gang. Trenton doesn't know, and if he did, he'd sure beat...