I left at dawn on a rainy day. I left as he slept, believing that he’d still find me in his arms when he woke up. I left, taking everything I’d promised him. I took it all, and neither of us would ever have it again. I left, turning my back on everything I knew,
Silas Leo and I have been so many things. We’ve been rivals, classmates, teammates. Friends. Friends you watch from afar each day, and dream of each night. Then we were… Well, we were just us. We didn’t ask ourselves too many questions – not even when I pretended not to be hurt by the distance
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Anya O’Donnell, and I’d like to declare myself guilty beyond all reasonable doubt. Guilty of what, you ask? Well, for starters, I’m guilty of lying to everyone for years; of pretending when I should have been showing them all who I really was, what I really wanted.
I was a different man, once.I was a man with only one woman on my mind – the only woman I wanted to hold in my arms.I was her man.But things change. Life changes you. Choices, mistakes, resentment: they all change you.So do unkept promises.We hurt each other. We loved each other, then hated each
A year ago, she begged me to stay.A year later, it’s my turn to beg her not to go.My obsession. My downfall.I tried to resist, to keep her at a distance.I tried to save myself.But no one will be saved here, not even a selfish bastard like me. My life has always been about sport and