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I hear everyone down stairs in the kitchen while I pull a top that was lying on the floor over my head, pulling my tangled hair out from under it, allowing it to flow around my shoulders.
"I'll call you," John says, coming over and kissing me on my cheek before heading towards my bedroom door with me following. We both make our way down the stairs and I hold the front door open for him as he walks out, closing it behind him.
"Have a good night?" Ollie asks as I go through the kitchen door, where I notice him, Ethan, Thomas and Kiera all standing around the island. I take in all the freshly showered faces, seeing them all giving me a knowing look.
"Yeah, it was alright. Do we have any headache tablets?" I ask Ethan, going towards the medicine drawer.
"I got some last week." He says, sliding over his glass of water to me. I grab the tablets and gulp them down.
"I feel like I've been run over by a bus," I say, rubbing my head.
"You look like it too." Ollie contributes, smirking at me. I roll my eyes at him before shuffling out of the room and collapsing on the sofa in the sitting room.
"Well?" Keira asks, following me in and sitting on the opposite sofa. I open my eyes and glance over at her to see she is looking at me questionably.
"Just as good as he always was, as far as I remember," I answer. She smirks at me before sitting back. "What about you?"
"We didn't actually go the whole way..." She answers shyly. I raise my eyebrows at her. "We didn't even leave the party. We sat talking most of the night."
"Really?" I ask surprised.
"Yeah. He asked for my number and everything."
"Did you give it to him?" I ask, rolling over to my stomach and using my arm as a rest for my head.
"Yeah. He was so sweet, I couldn't resist." She tells me, a huge smile taking over her face. I am about to reply when she mumbles, "Abby?"
"Yeah?" I mumble.
"It's your cousin Jordan." She nearly whispers.
"Oh... oh..." I say, unsure of what to say.
"Yeah... is that weird?"
"No, it's fine," I tell her, giving her a small smile.
"You sure?" She asks, not looking convinced.
"Yeah... you two always got along." I comment.
"All talk is to stop." Thomas declares like he usually does, both him and Ollie walking into the room.
"We weren't talking about anything you wouldn't want to hear," I state, rolling back over onto my back and closing my eyes again. I hear shuffling before I feel someone lifting my legs, making me open my eyes again to see Ollie holding my legs, allowing him to sit down on the sofa before he places my legs over his lap.
"I thought you were working today?" I ask Thomas. I shift my head to see him sitting on the sofa with Kiera.
"I don't start for another hour." He says, glancing down at his watch. "Did Pete show you the new schedule, Oliver?" Thomas asks, moving his glance to Ollie.
"Yeah, he gave me the extra hours I was wanting," Ollie replies, resting one arm on the back of the sofa, while the other settles on the arm rest.
I start closing my eyes again, settling with listening to Thomas and Ollie talk about work.
Thomas was Kiera's older brother, by a year. Ollie and he have been best friends for years. They both left school last year and were both able to get a job in Davy's, the car sales place in town. Pete, the manager is a friend of Thomas's father and offered them the job the moment they graduated.
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Abby and Ollie's thirteen-year long friendship has survived many things. But, will it be ruined by a bet? Abby and Ollie are renowned for making bets with each other. But, while at a party they make a bet to see who can go the longest without sleep...