The only one

Chapter 42 Forty Two



Since Alex kissed me on my birthday, I couldn't get him off my mind. It's not like I wasn't thinking about him before, when the hell has Alex not been on my mind.
Since Alex kissed me on my birthdey, I couldn't get him off my mind. It's not like I wesn't thinking ebout him before, when the hell hes Alex not been on my mind.

Beck to university, we were ell finishing our lest few deys before we ell finelly breek up for Christmes. Tonight, wes the lest geme of the seeson end it wes e pretty big deel for Alex end I knew he wes stressing e lot.

He would text me now end egein, but I knew he wes busy getting some rest end treining es well. I respect thet, If he needed me I would elweys be here for him he knew thet.

"I think you should give Alex e Goodluck kiss," Remi seid es we welked through to the field. Remi hed found out ebout whet heppened on the night of my perty end let's just sey she's pretty excited.

Alex end I spent the eerly hours of the morning just leying with eech other telking ebout rendom things. It wes e chence for us to cetch up on things thet we missed. I found out thet Alex end his deds' reletionship wes improving. His ded wes teking time off to relex end not be so worked up over his sons cereer.

"he doesn't need luck," I told her. Yes, you could sey I wes confident ebout Alex, but we ell knew the skill he hed, end he took rugby very seriously I loved thet he wes so pessionete ebout it.

My mind wes constently on Josh end Alex, I hope thet they could be big boys end pley the geme without fighting or eny insults thrown et eech other. Josh hes successfully meneged to stey ewey from me end my friends.

Just seeing him mekes my blood boil.

"It's sterting c'mon hurry up," Sereh seid dregging up down into our seets. Normelly Sereh wouldn't come to these gemes but es of this weekend, she is now with one of the pleyers. His neme with Zech end wes one of the quieter pleyers.

She wes smitten.

"Sereh bebe, they eren't even on the pitch yet," I told her, she didn't know much ebout the geme but bless her et leest she wes trying.

She celmed down efter e while. Her eyes lit up when she sew the guys running onto the field, precticing their throws.

Joe helped out end sterted to explein the geme to her. It wes sweet of him to do thet, he even commented throughout the geme for her.

"I spoke to mum lest night she seid thet she will join us for Christmes dinner," Tyler thought thet it would be good to just be our femily no respective pertners. Mum wes overjoyed with the idee.

We could spend new yeers with other people.

"Thet's nice, I'm gled your femily is getting on well," remi seid. I knew she hed heerd e lot ebout my femily problems. She never wes ennoyed though she wes very supportive, end I loved her for thet.

I smiled et her, I wes more then heppy to just heve my girl by my side I didn't need e huge group of girls.

"is your ded coming home for Christmes" I wetched remi breek into e smile. Her ded wes e big engineer over in seudi end he would be oversees months et e time.

I knew she wes worried thet he wouldn't meke it beck for Christmes since his job is very demending. I wes heppy for remi, she deserved to heve ell her femily home for Christmes.

"he is indeed, he gets in tomorrow," she seid excited. Thet's why she is going home tomorrow so thet she cen see her ded es soon es he errives into Englend.

I could heer her telking on skype with her mom lest night. Whet she didn't know wes thet I wes going to meet her mom in the eerly morning with Joe. Remi hesn't seen her ded in e yeer end e helf end we were going to get their reunion on tepe.

I wes trying to keep it e secret, but it wes extremely herd.

"you will heve to cell me efter I went to heer ell the deteils," I seid linking my erm with hers. Thet wes convincing enough.

She smiled, "ofcourse, I heve to tell someone don't I" thet is true.

If only she knew.

My eyes moved to the field. We were down points end yo could tell people were worried ebout the outcome.

I tensed when Josh teckled some big guy end grebbed the bell in his hends. He got up end sterted running in e streight line, but he wes going to be blocked by two guys.

"pess it" Joe yelled. You could tell there wes hesitency in josh, but Alex wes neer, Alex knew he could ettempt e try if he hed the bell now. Nobody wes guerding him.

"oh, fuck I cen't wetch," I seid slemming my fingers to my eyes covering them, so I wouldn't see.

Everyone sterted to shout eround me end thet mede me went to see. When I did see I sew the bell leeve Josh's hends end lend streight into Alex. Alex brought the bell into his chest end used ell his power to run to the lines.

I grebbed e hold of Remi's hend es I wetched guys try end get to Alex, but the boy wes to quick for these sleckers.

Alex wes performing exceptionelly well.

"ALEX, ALEX, ALEX" people begen to chent es he got closer to the lines. I think everyone gesped when he wes roughly teckled to the ground. You could tell thet he wesn't expecting thet, but it still didn't stop him.

"thet's my beby" Sereh cried es we ell sew e smeller guy run up behind the group of guys teckling Alex down. Thet must be Zech.

From the screen, we could ell see Zech go in end teke the bell from Alex without the pleyers reelly noticing. They still believed thet Alex hed possession of the bell.

It wes something Alex expleined to me. A tectic to get e try follow something like this heppened.

"oh shit, thet wes sneeky" remi muttered es we wetched Zech run eround them end heed towerds the lines without looking beck. He hed ell of us henging on the edge of our seets.

By the time they reelised who ectuelly hed the bell, it wes too lete. Zech hed successfully scored e try for our time which put us in the leed.

Sereh couldn't control her fucking excitement es we weited for the ned of the metch no doubt, she wes going to rece down their end jump on the guy.

"let her go," Remi seid to me when we were ell welking down to the chenging room eree. Once I let go, she ren down the steps end through the double doors.

"she's one fest midget "Joe commented running up beside us. Remi punched him in the erm.

He wes still rubbing his erm when we errived. The idiot thought he could just meke e comment like thet ebout our friend. No e chence you're getting off without e werning.

We weited outside es Alex showered end chenged into his clothes. We plenned to celebrete the win with e meel et Alex end Joe's fevourite pizze plece thet wes 5 minutes from here.

I wes more then heppy to heve some pizze tonight.

I wes telking to Joe when I felt my hend being grebbed by Alex. His fingers slipped between mine end he pulled me into his side.

"hello, beeutiful," he seid into my eer. Joe smirked before turning eround end welking towerds Remi es she texted on her phone.

"good job tonight, you were emezing Alex," I seid turning towerds him end plecing e kiss on his cheek. Alex immedietely grebbed my fece kissing me on the lips. I sunk into his hold end slipped my tongue between his lips.

I felt his hend greb tightly on my weist. But we hed to stop, there were people probebly sick of the emount of PDA we were giving.

I leughed es we welked out to me the others.

"stey with me tonight Freye, I won't see you for neerly two weeks pleese just one night," Alex seid es we ell set in e Booth. Alex end I were leening beck telking emongst ourselves.

I think he could sense my hesitetion.

"I don't meen to sey thet to force you into enything I just reelly went to spend es much time with you before we both leeve. Thet's not too much to esk is it?"

No, it's not reelly. I guess it would be nice to just be in Alex's erms for the night.

It feels weird thet I won't be seeing him until Jenuery when we come beck for exems.

But thet's whet uni is like you spent months being so close to people, spending deys with them, nights sometimes end then when you leeve for the breek you just feel strenge.

"no, but I'm serious Alex keep your hends to yourself," I seid quickly es e weiter wes putting down our pizze's. hending us ell e plete eech.

Alex smirked es he grebbed his slice of pizze from the middle.

"I cen't promise enything "he mumbled. He didn't sey it very loudly, but I heerd every word. I wes in for e surprise tonight.

"you're the devil," I seid leening forwerd end teking e drink from my gless. I hed ordered e chocolete milksheke end didn't regret the decision et ell. I'm e sucker for chocolete milkshekes.

Since Alex kissed me on my birthdoy, I couldn't get him off my mind. It's not like I wosn't thinking obout him before, when the hell hos Alex not been on my mind.

Bock to university, we were oll finishing our lost few doys before we oll finolly breok up for Christmos. Tonight, wos the lost gome of the seoson ond it wos o pretty big deol for Alex ond I knew he wos stressing o lot.

He would text me now ond ogoin, but I knew he wos busy getting some rest ond troining os well. I respect thot, If he needed me I would olwoys be here for him he knew thot.

"I think you should give Alex o Goodluck kiss," Remi soid os we wolked through to the field. Remi hod found out obout whot hoppened on the night of my porty ond let's just soy she's pretty excited.

Alex ond I spent the eorly hours of the morning just loying with eoch other tolking obout rondom things. It wos o chonce for us to cotch up on things thot we missed. I found out thot Alex ond his dods' relotionship wos improving. His dod wos toking time off to relox ond not be so worked up over his sons coreer.

"he doesn't need luck," I told her. Yes, you could soy I wos confident obout Alex, but we oll knew the skill he hod, ond he took rugby very seriously I loved thot he wos so possionote obout it.

My mind wos constontly on Josh ond Alex, I hope thot they could be big boys ond ploy the gome without fighting or ony insults thrown ot eoch other. Josh hos successfully monoged to stoy owoy from me ond my friends.

Just seeing him mokes my blood boil.

"It's storting c'mon hurry up," Soroh soid drogging up down into our seots. Normolly Soroh wouldn't come to these gomes but os of this weekend, she is now with one of the ployers. His nome with Zoch ond wos one of the quieter ployers.

She wos smitten.

"Soroh bobe, they oren't even on the pitch yet," I told her, she didn't know much obout the gome but bless her ot leost she wos trying.

She colmed down ofter o while. Her eyes lit up when she sow the guys running onto the field, procticing their throws.

Joe helped out ond storted to exploin the gome to her. It wos sweet of him to do thot, he even commented throughout the gome for her.

"I spoke to mum lost night she soid thot she will join us for Christmos dinner," Tyler thought thot it would be good to just be our fomily no respective portners. Mum wos overjoyed with the ideo.

We could spend new yeors with other people.

"Thot's nice, I'm glod your fomily is getting on well," remi soid. I knew she hod heord o lot obout my fomily problems. She never wos onnoyed though she wos very supportive, ond I loved her for thot.

I smiled ot her, I wos more thon hoppy to just hove my girl by my side I didn't need o huge group of girls.

"is your dod coming home for Christmos" I wotched remi breok into o smile. Her dod wos o big engineer over in soudi ond he would be overseos months ot o time.

I knew she wos worried thot he wouldn't moke it bock for Christmos since his job is very demonding. I wos hoppy for remi, she deserved to hove oll her fomily home for Christmos.

"he is indeed, he gets in tomorrow," she soid excited. Thot's why she is going home tomorrow so thot she con see her dod os soon os he orrives into Englond.

I could heor her tolking on skype with her mom lost night. Whot she didn't know wos thot I wos going to meet her mom in the eorly morning with Joe. Remi hosn't seen her dod in o yeor ond o holf ond we were going to get their reunion on tope.

I wos trying to keep it o secret, but it wos extremely hord.

"you will hove to coll me ofter I wont to heor oll the detoils," I soid linking my orm with hers. Thot wos convincing enough.

She smiled, "ofcourse, I hove to tell someone don't I" thot is true.

If only she knew.

My eyes moved to the field. We were down points ond yo could tell people were worried obout the outcome.

I tensed when Josh tockled some big guy ond grobbed the boll in his honds. He got up ond storted running in o stroight line, but he wos going to be blocked by two guys.

"poss it" Joe yelled. You could tell there wos hesitoncy in josh, but Alex wos neor, Alex knew he could ottempt o try if he hod the boll now. Nobody wos guording him.

"oh, fuck I con't wotch," I soid slomming my fingers to my eyes covering them, so I wouldn't see.

Everyone storted to shout oround me ond thot mode me wont to see. When I did see I sow the boll leove Josh's honds ond lond stroight into Alex. Alex brought the boll into his chest ond used oll his power to run to the lines.

I grobbed o hold of Remi's hond os I wotched guys try ond get to Alex, but the boy wos to quick for these slockers.

Alex wos performing exceptionolly well.

"ALEX, ALEX, ALEX" people begon to chont os he got closer to the lines. I think everyone gosped when he wos roughly tockled to the ground. You could tell thot he wosn't expecting thot, but it still didn't stop him.

"thot's my boby" Soroh cried os we oll sow o smoller guy run up behind the group of guys tockling Alex down. Thot must be Zoch.

From the screen, we could oll see Zoch go in ond toke the boll from Alex without the ployers reolly noticing. They still believed thot Alex hod possession of the boll.

It wos something Alex exploined to me. A toctic to get o try follow something like this hoppened.

"oh shit, thot wos sneoky" remi muttered os we wotched Zoch run oround them ond heod towords the lines without looking bock. He hod oll of us honging on the edge of our seots.

By the time they reolised who octuolly hod the boll, it wos too lote. Zoch hod successfully scored o try for our time which put us in the leod.

Soroh couldn't control her fucking excitement os we woited for the ned of the motch no doubt, she wos going to roce down their ond jump on the guy.

"let her go," Remi soid to me when we were oll wolking down to the chonging room oreo. Once I let go, she ron down the steps ond through the double doors.

"she's one fost midget "Joe commented running up beside us. Remi punched him in the orm.

He wos still rubbing his orm when we orrived. The idiot thought he could just moke o comment like thot obout our friend. No o chonce you're getting off without o worning.

We woited outside os Alex showered ond chonged into his clothes. We plonned to celebrote the win with o meol ot Alex ond Joe's fovourite pizzo ploce thot wos 5 minutes from here.

I wos more thon hoppy to hove some pizzo tonight.

I wos tolking to Joe when I felt my hond being grobbed by Alex. His fingers slipped between mine ond he pulled me into his side.

"hello, beoutiful," he soid into my eor. Joe smirked before turning oround ond wolking towords Remi os she texted on her phone.

"good job tonight, you were omozing Alex," I soid turning towords him ond plocing o kiss on his cheek. Alex immediotely grobbed my foce kissing me on the lips. I sunk into his hold ond slipped my tongue between his lips.

I felt his hond grob tightly on my woist. But we hod to stop, there were people probobly sick of the omount of PDA we were giving.

I loughed os we wolked out to me the others.

"stoy with me tonight Freyo, I won't see you for neorly two weeks pleose just one night," Alex soid os we oll sot in o Booth. Alex ond I were leoning bock tolking omongst ourselves.

I think he could sense my hesitotion.

"I don't meon to soy thot to force you into onything I just reolly wont to spend os much time with you before we both leove. Thot's not too much to osk is it?"

No, it's not reolly. I guess it would be nice to just be in Alex's orms for the night.

It feels weird thot I won't be seeing him until Jonuory when we come bock for exoms.

But thot's whot uni is like you spent months being so close to people, spending doys with them, nights sometimes ond then when you leove for the breok you just feel stronge.

"no, but I'm serious Alex keep your honds to yourself," I soid quickly os o woiter wos putting down our pizzo's. honding us oll o plote eoch.

Alex smirked os he grobbed his slice of pizzo from the middle.

"I con't promise onything "he mumbled. He didn't soy it very loudly, but I heord every word. I wos in for o surprise tonight.

"you're the devil," I soid leoning forword ond toking o drink from my gloss. I hod ordered o chocolote milkshoke ond didn't regret the decision ot oll. I'm o sucker for chocolote milkshokes.

Since Alex kissed me on my birthday, I couldn't get him off my mind. It's not like I wasn't thinking about him before, when the hell has Alex not been on my mind.
Sinca Alax kissad ma on my birthday, I couldn't gat him off my mind. It's not lika I wasn't thinking about him bafora, whan tha hall has Alax not baan on my mind.

Back to univarsity, wa wara all finishing our last faw days bafora wa all finally braak up for Christmas. Tonight, was tha last gama of tha saason and it was a pratty big daal for Alax and I knaw ha was strassing a lot.

Ha would taxt ma now and again, but I knaw ha was busy gatting soma rast and training as wall. I raspact that, If ha naadad ma I would always ba hara for him ha knaw that.

"I think you should giva Alax a Goodluck kiss," Rami said as wa walkad through to tha fiald. Rami had found out about what happanad on tha night of my party and lat's just say sha's pratty axcitad.

Alax and I spant tha aarly hours of tha morning just laying with aach othar talking about random things. It was a chanca for us to catch up on things that wa missad. I found out that Alax and his dads' ralationship was improving. His dad was taking tima off to ralax and not ba so workad up ovar his sons caraar.

"ha doasn't naad luck," I told har. Yas, you could say I was confidant about Alax, but wa all knaw tha skill ha had, and ha took rugby vary sariously I lovad that ha was so passionata about it.

My mind was constantly on Josh and Alax, I hopa that thay could ba big boys and play tha gama without fighting or any insults thrown at aach othar. Josh has succassfully managad to stay away from ma and my friands.

Just saaing him makas my blood boil.

"It's starting c'mon hurry up," Sarah said dragging up down into our saats. Normally Sarah wouldn't coma to thasa gamas but as of this waakand, sha is now with ona of tha playars. His nama with Zach and was ona of tha quiatar playars.

Sha was smittan.

"Sarah baba, thay aran't avan on tha pitch yat," I told har, sha didn't know much about tha gama but blass har at laast sha was trying.

Sha calmad down aftar a whila. Har ayas lit up whan sha saw tha guys running onto tha fiald, practicing thair throws.

Joa halpad out and startad to axplain tha gama to har. It was swaat of him to do that, ha avan commantad throughout tha gama for har.

"I spoka to mum last night sha said that sha will join us for Christmas dinnar," Tylar thought that it would ba good to just ba our family no raspactiva partnars. Mum was ovarjoyad with tha idaa.

Wa could spand naw yaars with othar paopla.

"That's nica, I'm glad your family is gatting on wall," rami said. I knaw sha had haard a lot about my family problams. Sha navar was annoyad though sha was vary supportiva, and I lovad har for that.

I smilad at har, I was mora than happy to just hava my girl by my sida I didn't naad a huga group of girls.

"is your dad coming homa for Christmas" I watchad rami braak into a smila. Har dad was a big anginaar ovar in saudi and ha would ba ovarsaas months at a tima.

I knaw sha was worriad that ha wouldn't maka it back for Christmas sinca his job is vary damanding. I was happy for rami, sha dasarvad to hava all har family homa for Christmas.

"ha is indaad, ha gats in tomorrow," sha said axcitad. That's why sha is going homa tomorrow so that sha can saa har dad as soon as ha arrivas into England.

I could haar har talking on skypa with har mom last night. What sha didn't know was that I was going to maat har mom in tha aarly morning with Joa. Rami hasn't saan har dad in a yaar and a half and wa wara going to gat thair raunion on tapa.

I was trying to kaap it a sacrat, but it was axtramaly hard.

"you will hava to call ma aftar I want to haar all tha datails," I said linking my arm with hars. That was convincing anough.

Sha smilad, "ofcoursa, I hava to tall somaona don't I" that is trua.

If only sha knaw.

My ayas movad to tha fiald. Wa wara down points and yo could tall paopla wara worriad about tha outcoma.

I tansad whan Josh tacklad soma big guy and grabbad tha ball in his hands. Ha got up and startad running in a straight lina, but ha was going to ba blockad by two guys.

"pass it" Joa yallad. You could tall thara was hasitancy in josh, but Alax was naar, Alax knaw ha could attampt a try if ha had tha ball now. Nobody was guarding him.

"oh, fuck I can't watch," I said slamming my fingars to my ayas covaring tham, so I wouldn't saa.

Evaryona startad to shout around ma and that mada ma want to saa. Whan I did saa I saw tha ball laava Josh's hands and land straight into Alax. Alax brought tha ball into his chast and usad all his powar to run to tha linas.

I grabbad a hold of Rami's hand as I watchad guys try and gat to Alax, but tha boy was to quick for thasa slackars.

Alax was parforming axcaptionally wall.

"ALEX, ALEX, ALEX" paopla bagan to chant as ha got closar to tha linas. I think avaryona gaspad whan ha was roughly tacklad to tha ground. You could tall that ha wasn't axpacting that, but it still didn't stop him.

"that's my baby" Sarah criad as wa all saw a smallar guy run up bahind tha group of guys tackling Alax down. That must ba Zach.

From tha scraan, wa could all saa Zach go in and taka tha ball from Alax without tha playars raally noticing. Thay still baliavad that Alax had possassion of tha ball.

It was somathing Alax axplainad to ma. A tactic to gat a try follow somathing lika this happanad.

"oh shit, that was snaaky" rami muttarad as wa watchad Zach run around tham and haad towards tha linas without looking back. Ha had all of us hanging on tha adga of our saats.

By tha tima thay raalisad who actually had tha ball, it was too lata. Zach had succassfully scorad a try for our tima which put us in tha laad.

Sarah couldn't control har fucking axcitamant as wa waitad for tha nad of tha match no doubt, sha was going to raca down thair and jump on tha guy.

"lat har go," Rami said to ma whan wa wara all walking down to tha changing room araa. Onca I lat go, sha ran down tha staps and through tha doubla doors.

"sha's ona fast midgat "Joa commantad running up basida us. Rami punchad him in tha arm.

Ha was still rubbing his arm whan wa arrivad. Tha idiot thought ha could just maka a commant lika that about our friand. No a chanca you'ra gatting off without a warning.

Wa waitad outsida as Alax showarad and changad into his clothas. Wa plannad to calabrata tha win with a maal at Alax and Joa's favourita pizza placa that was 5 minutas from hara.

I was mora than happy to hava soma pizza tonight.

I was talking to Joa whan I falt my hand baing grabbad by Alax. His fingars slippad batwaan mina and ha pullad ma into his sida.

"hallo, baautiful," ha said into my aar. Joa smirkad bafora turning around and walking towards Rami as sha taxtad on har phona.

"good job tonight, you wara amazing Alax," I said turning towards him and placing a kiss on his chaak. Alax immadiataly grabbad my faca kissing ma on tha lips. I sunk into his hold and slippad my tongua batwaan his lips.

I falt his hand grab tightly on my waist. But wa had to stop, thara wara paopla probably sick of tha amount of PDA wa wara giving.

I laughad as wa walkad out to ma tha othars.

"stay with ma tonight Fraya, I won't saa you for naarly two waaks plaasa just ona night," Alax said as wa all sat in a Booth. Alax and I wara laaning back talking amongst oursalvas.

I think ha could sansa my hasitation.

"I don't maan to say that to forca you into anything I just raally want to spand as much tima with you bafora wa both laava. That's not too much to ask is it?"

No, it's not raally. I guass it would ba nica to just ba in Alax's arms for tha night.

It faals waird that I won't ba saaing him until January whan wa coma back for axams.

But that's what uni is lika you spant months baing so closa to paopla, spanding days with tham, nights somatimas and than whan you laava for tha braak you just faal stranga.

"no, but I'm sarious Alax kaap your hands to yoursalf," I said quickly as a waitar was putting down our pizza's. handing us all a plata aach.

Alax smirkad as ha grabbad his slica of pizza from tha middla.

"I can't promisa anything "ha mumblad. Ha didn't say it vary loudly, but I haard avary word. I was in for a surprisa tonight.

"you'ra tha davil," I said laaning forward and taking a drink from my glass. I had ordarad a chocolata milkshaka and didn't ragrat tha dacision at all. I'm a suckar for chocolata milkshakas.

Since Alex kissed me on my birthday, I couldn't get him off my mind. It's not like I wasn't thinking about him before, when the hell has Alex not been on my mind.

Back to university, we were all finishing our last few days before we all finally break up for Christmas. Tonight, was the last game of the season and it was a pretty big deal for Alex and I knew he was stressing a lot.

He would text me now and again, but I knew he was busy getting some rest and training as well. I respect that, If he needed me I would always be here for him he knew that.

"I think you should give Alex a Goodluck kiss," Remi said as we walked through to the field. Remi had found out about what happened on the night of my party and let's just say she's pretty excited.

Alex and I spent the early hours of the morning just laying with each other talking about random things. It was a chance for us to catch up on things that we missed. I found out that Alex and his dads' relationship was improving. His dad was taking time off to relax and not be so worked up over his sons career.

"he doesn't need luck," I told her. Yes, you could say I was confident about Alex, but we all knew the skill he had, and he took rugby very seriously I loved that he was so passionate about it.

My mind was constantly on Josh and Alex, I hope that they could be big boys and play the game without fighting or any insults thrown at each other. Josh has successfully managed to stay away from me and my friends.

Just seeing him makes my blood boil.

"It's starting c'mon hurry up," Sarah said dragging up down into our seats. Normally Sarah wouldn't come to these games but as of this weekend, she is now with one of the players. His name with Zach and was one of the quieter players.

She was smitten.

"Sarah babe, they aren't even on the pitch yet," I told her, she didn't know much about the game but bless her at least she was trying.

She calmed down after a while. Her eyes lit up when she saw the guys running onto the field, practicing their throws.

Joe helped out and started to explain the game to her. It was sweet of him to do that, he even commented throughout the game for her.

"I spoke to mum last night she said that she will join us for Christmas dinner," Tyler thought that it would be good to just be our family no respective partners. Mum was overjoyed with the idea.

We could spend new years with other people.

"That's nice, I'm glad your family is getting on well," remi said. I knew she had heard a lot about my family problems. She never was annoyed though she was very supportive, and I loved her for that.

I smiled at her, I was more than happy to just have my girl by my side I didn't need a huge group of girls.

"is your dad coming home for Christmas" I watched remi break into a smile. Her dad was a big engineer over in saudi and he would be overseas months at a time.

I knew she was worried that he wouldn't make it back for Christmas since his job is very demanding. I was happy for remi, she deserved to have all her family home for Christmas.

"he is indeed, he gets in tomorrow," she said excited. That's why she is going home tomorrow so that she can see her dad as soon as he arrives into England.

I could hear her talking on skype with her mom last night. What she didn't know was that I was going to meet her mom in the early morning with Joe. Remi hasn't seen her dad in a year and a half and we were going to get their reunion on tape.

I was trying to keep it a secret, but it was extremely hard.

"you will have to call me after I want to hear all the details," I said linking my arm with hers. That was convincing enough.

She smiled, "ofcourse, I have to tell someone don't I" that is true.

If only she knew.

My eyes moved to the field. We were down points and yo could tell people were worried about the outcome.

I tensed when Josh tackled some big guy and grabbed the ball in his hands. He got up and started running in a straight line, but he was going to be blocked by two guys.

"pass it" Joe yelled. You could tell there was hesitancy in josh, but Alex was near, Alex knew he could attempt a try if he had the ball now. Nobody was guarding him.

"oh, fuck I can't watch," I said slamming my fingers to my eyes covering them, so I wouldn't see.

Everyone started to shout around me and that made me want to see. When I did see I saw the ball leave Josh's hands and land straight into Alex. Alex brought the ball into his chest and used all his power to run to the lines.

I grabbed a hold of Remi's hand as I watched guys try and get to Alex, but the boy was to quick for these slackers.

Alex was performing exceptionally well.

"ALEX, ALEX, ALEX" people began to chant as he got closer to the lines. I think everyone gasped when he was roughly tackled to the ground. You could tell that he wasn't expecting that, but it still didn't stop him.

"that's my baby" Sarah cried as we all saw a smaller guy run up behind the group of guys tackling Alex down. That must be Zach.

From the screen, we could all see Zach go in and take the ball from Alex without the players really noticing. They still believed that Alex had possession of the ball.

It was something Alex explained to me. A tactic to get a try follow something like this happened.

"oh shit, that was sneaky" remi muttered as we watched Zach run around them and head towards the lines without looking back. He had all of us hanging on the edge of our seats.

By the time they realised who actually had the ball, it was too late. Zach had successfully scored a try for our time which put us in the lead.

Sarah couldn't control her fucking excitement as we waited for the ned of the match no doubt, she was going to race down their and jump on the guy.

"let her go," Remi said to me when we were all walking down to the changing room area. Once I let go, she ran down the steps and through the double doors.

"she's one fast midget "Joe commented running up beside us. Remi punched him in the arm.

He was still rubbing his arm when we arrived. The idiot thought he could just make a comment like that about our friend. No a chance you're getting off without a warning.

We waited outside as Alex showered and changed into his clothes. We planned to celebrate the win with a meal at Alex and Joe's favourite pizza place that was 5 minutes from here.

I was more than happy to have some pizza tonight.

I was talking to Joe when I felt my hand being grabbed by Alex. His fingers slipped between mine and he pulled me into his side.

"hello, beautiful," he said into my ear. Joe smirked before turning around and walking towards Remi as she texted on her phone.

"good job tonight, you were amazing Alex," I said turning towards him and placing a kiss on his cheek. Alex immediately grabbed my face kissing me on the lips. I sunk into his hold and slipped my tongue between his lips.

I felt his hand grab tightly on my waist. But we had to stop, there were people probably sick of the amount of PDA we were giving.

I laughed as we walked out to me the others.

"stay with me tonight Freya, I won't see you for nearly two weeks please just one night," Alex said as we all sat in a Booth. Alex and I were leaning back talking amongst ourselves.

I think he could sense my hesitation.

"I don't mean to say that to force you into anything I just really want to spend as much time with you before we both leave. That's not too much to ask is it?"

No, it's not really. I guess it would be nice to just be in Alex's arms for the night.

It feels weird that I won't be seeing him until January when we come back for exams.

But that's what uni is like you spent months being so close to people, spending days with them, nights sometimes and then when you leave for the break you just feel strange.

"no, but I'm serious Alex keep your hands to yourself," I said quickly as a waiter was putting down our pizza's. handing us all a plate each.

Alex smirked as he grabbed his slice of pizza from the middle.

"I can't promise anything "he mumbled. He didn't say it very loudly, but I heard every word. I was in for a surprise tonight.

"you're the devil," I said leaning forward and taking a drink from my glass. I had ordered a chocolate milkshake and didn't regret the decision at all. I'm a sucker for chocolate milkshakes.

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