Walking into the café I noticed my sister sitting in the far corner with a cup of coffee in front of her.
"Hey," I said sitting down in the chair across from her.
"Hey," She smiled up at me. "You look good." She said gesturing towards my suit.
"Thank you. You look good as well." I smiled back.
"What have you been up too?" she asked.
"Work," I laughed lowly. "I own a Law firm. I fight for the people's rights." I smiled. "I travel a lot depending on the different cases. It's a busy job." I laughed. I didn't go to much into detail, but I clearly explained what I did.
"Wow, I never imagined you working in something like that." She said surprised.
"What better person to fight for you, than a criminal." I laughed. "It helps me get into their mind and help them. I don't know if that makes sense, but it's a good job with good money." I smirked.
"I'm proud of you." She smiled.
"I am proud of you. I mean, you are in college you. You are following your dreams. That is something mom and dad would be extremely proud of." I spoke. I was proud of her.
"I hope so." She mumbled.
"I hate to bring up a sore subject, but I would like to know what happened. If I need to beat anyone up, I will." I said, pushing the conversation a little further.
"I broke up with Martin." She said before I could finish talking.
"Okay," I said looking away. "He didn't hurt you did he?" I asked, my demeanor changing. I was trying to understand her side. I understood Martin's side, but I didn't get hers.
"No! God no!" She said. "I was hurting him. I was going through a rough time, and I knew that I was only bring him down. He wasn't happy and neither was I. Like Miley, I needed to get away. I needed to truly find myself." She sighed.
"Well, I am proud of you for trying to find yourself." I said. "You are stronger then you even know." I grabbed her hand and squeezed it.
"Love is strange, Justin. I still love Martin, but I am still not in a good place to where I commit 110% into a relationship. Love; it's not what I thought it was. It's complicated, complex, it's hard to understand, and most of the time you can't see it. You just feel it, and you have to suddenly just have faith in that indescribable feeling. I was hurting Martin and ruining our future, together or not, I needed to let him go. He needed to see the world, and so did I. Right now, I am alone, and although I hate how it feels I am taking control of my life, and finding out who I am." She breathed. Soft tears rolled down her cheeks, and she quickly wiped them away before smiling at me.
"I don't know if Martin will be in my future, but I hope that he lives a life that he loves. I hope and pray that he embraces his life to the fullest. He is the greatest man I have ever know, and that will never change." She looked dead at me.
"I understand why you left, but I don't think Miley does. The reason she left was because she felt that she didn't have a place with us anymore. She felt that she was misplaced, and she decided to go out into the world to discover herself. I envy her for that, but I respect her. I respect you too." She looked away.
"I know you are going to leave tonight, and I don't know when I will see you again. I just hope that you are living your life to the fullest. I hope that you meet a girl that changes things for you. I hope you see the world with and through her. I hope and pray that you learn to trust and love. You of all people deserve it." She said standing to her feet. "I have class in an hour," I stood to my feet and hugged her tightly.
"I love you sis. If you ever need me,-"
"Justin, you have spent your whole life protecting me, and everyone around you. You took care of everyone, and were more than a friend to some, you were a home. I want you to take care of yourself now. Instead of tracking people down- find yourself, and take care of yourself." She kissed my cheek, and swiftly walked away without another word.
I was awe struck at the young intelligent woman my sister had become. She was intelligent, and she really had a grasp at the things around her. I was truly proud of the woman she had become.
I wanted so badly to find Zach and then find Miley, but I knew that if she wanted me in her life she would find me. My sister was right, I need to stop tracking others, and I needed to find myself.
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In this twisted love and war, thoughts will be provoked and blood will be shed--some will die. Nothing will ever be as it seems. Published: Early 2015 Last edited: Early 2016