"Good morning, Alice." A masculine voice said on the other line. I didn't have to ask who it is. It's the only voice that sent shivers down my spine.

" Good morning your face, do you have an idea what time it is?"

He chuckled, the nerve. "Yes, I think so. I just want to remind you that we have a meeting with my attorney by nine."

Is he serious?! "Y-you called  just to remind me that? Ugh! You douc—- it's only quarter to five in the morning! You can't be real!!!"

" Oh come on, I'm just making sure you won't forget it."

"Really?That's very thoughtful of you, I'm very touched. But how can I forget it when you keep on pestering me about it."

"Maybe because this one's important."

"I know it's important but my sleep is kinda important too."

"Okay, I see you're not a morning person. I apologize for interrupting your sleep. You must be dreaming about me right now. I'm so sorry, you can go back to sleep now. Bye."

"What?! You're a——" Before I could even finish my sentence the line went dead.

"Unbelievable! Unbelievable! What an asshole! Ugh!" I laid back on my bed. The sound of his voice is enough to rouse every living cell of my body. The huskiness, manliness, hotness. Seriously Alice? Do you want to add jerkiness? Not wanting to get up just yet I closed my eyes trying to continue my sleep.

Oh God. I groaned as my sleep was cut off again by the pounding on my door.

"Go away, people!" I shouted.

"Ooops!!!Nope, time to wake up sissy." My brother shouted back.

"I hate you! How did you get in here?"

"Uhm through the door?"

"Yea right." I mocked. "What's the matter with you guys, you keep on disturbing my beautiful sleep!"

"Maybe because.... you're prince charming's already here?"

Ha. Ha. Ha. That can't be tr—- Peanut & Butters! I glanced at the clock on my bedside table . It's already 9:35 am! I am so dead! I jumped out of bed and went straight to the bathroom. I bathed within 3 minutes or less I guess, I dressed as quickly as I can that I'm sure it'll put The Flash's speed to shame. I didn't bother to comb my hair or even check myself at the mirror before heading out of my room. My body went into a halt not quite believing what my eyes were witnessing at the moment. My father and Travis even my brother were laughing so hard like people who had known each other for so long!

What is going on?! I seriously have a very bad feeling about this.

I walk slowly and close enough to see Travis holding a photo album. Holy Freaking Sweet Molasses! My body trembled from embarrassment.

"Oh Alice just about time you got out of your room. Travis had been waiting for you quite long enough." 

My eyes met Travis' gaze with clear amusement in his eyes. The way he was staring at me makes my body feel unexplainable hunger for something I can't name.

"Uh I'm so sorry but maybe we should get going then?" I chuckled nervously.

"Oh, but we're still having fun here. Right, Dad?" Dad? Did he just? He smiled at me, a real smile not a smirk, not a sarcastic smile but a real smile. I hate to say this but he's really gorgeous and I want to kiss him so bad.

"B-but? We're already late?" I pleaded.

"Naaah, I don't think so. It's still early." Now the jerk's back. Yay.

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