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Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Luke! You're late. I've been here waiting for thirty minutes and everyone keeps looking at me funny. When are you coming? This is so embarrassing. Come soon, okay?

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Seriously? It's been forty minutes now! Where are you? Don't tell me that you forget about this date again-oh, there you are. With flowers. Wow, you really saved yourself there, pal. You're lucky I like roses.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Hey babe. You're late for Michael's birthday. And I'm stuck here alone. Again. Oh wait, he's coming over here. You know I'm going to be stuck for at least an hour listening to his dumb jokes, right? You better get your butt over here! Okay bye, I love you.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Hi Noodle. Last night was... wow. I still smell like you. No matter how many times I've tried scrubbing your scent off of me, it's still there. We're screwed if Calum stands next to me, you know that boy and his damn nostrils. Anyways, call me back, okay? I love you and I miss you.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

The new album sounds great! I'm so proud of you and the boys. You guys have come so far. Have you seen how many views the music video reached already? I miss you guys. Call me back!

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Hi boyfriend. You're late again. It's our four year anniversary and I'm pretty sure this is the fifteenth time I'm calling you. You really need to start setting up an alarm and stop relying on Michael and Calum to wake you up! They wake up later than you do!

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Hello fiancé! It feels so weird to call you fiancé now, but I like how it sounds... I actually changed your contact name on my phone to fiancé, ha. And don't you think it's time to change that voicemail of yours?

Oh, and Michael keeps asking me who you're going to pick for your best man so I just told him Calum. Anyways, you're late for dinner. Why are you always late? I'm always stuck waiting for you alone.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Luke? Where are you?

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

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Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

.... I don't care if you're late. Just please, come home. You're scaring me.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

We had your funeral today. Unlike you, everyone showed up on time. Pretty ironic, huh? Ashton practically had to force me to go since I didn't want to. This is just a bad dream. I'm waiting for you to show up with a bouquet of roses in your hand, saying you lost track of time again. You lost track of time, right? That's not you in that coffin, right? I miss you. Come back, Luke.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Ashton stopped playing drums. Calum won't get out of bed. Michael stopped writing lyrics. I'm not the only one suffering. We can't function without you and it's all your fault.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Your mom stopped by today. She wanted to bring back some of your old stuff and I didn't know how to tell her no. I haven't touched anything of yours until today. I found your box of mementos. You kept the movie ticket from our first date after all this time?

Anyways, your mom scolded me for losing so much weight. Apparently I look "unhealthy" and she asked me if I've been skipping meals. I couldn't lie to her. She broke down crying and told me that you wouldn't want to see me torturing myself like this, that you'd want me to take care of myself like you would if you were still here. But how can I? I don't want to eat or sleep or go outside or do anything. I want you to come back. When will you come back?

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Did I nag you too much about being late? Is that why you got into an accident that night? Were you in a hurry? Was it my fault?

Please tell me it wasn't.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

I'm a mess. I don't know how to live anymore. I forgot what it's like to feel again. Come back and put me together. You were the only one who ever knew how.

Hey! You've reached Luke. I can't get to to the phone right now so leave a message and I'll get back to you. Unless it's Calum, don't bother! Beep.

Hi. I'm surprised this still works. But then again, I'm the one paying the phone bill so maybe it's not all that surprising. I can't bring myself to cancel your line because it's the only way I can hear your voice. It's stupid, huh? I feel like you'd say that it's stupid.

It's been a year since I've got that phone call. I still think it's just a bad dream.

And I'm still stuck waiting for you, even after 365 days of pure torture.

You're just late again, like always, right?

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