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by JJ Del
Rated: 13+ · Chapter · Dark · #2221118
Chapter 25
It is Christmas Eve and John is over the condo. John is spending the night with us but Sarah and Tom are out again. Tom says he has had a discussion with Sarah about the drinking and she promises that she will do better but I have yet to see an improvement. Sarah finds a buyer to buy her whatever she wants and Ben is getting a little aggravated by her drinking as well.
Sarah is back on trying to sleep with Ben again. This has been going on for about a week now and Tom has no idea. Ben and I have tried to discuss it with Tom but he does not listen and says she would not do that to him. Right. Sarah sneaks into our room late at night when she thinks I am not in the room and she tries to crawl into bed with Ben. I have walked in on this one night and Sarah’s only response is oh sorry and then she will leave the room. So this one night I challenge her.
I fire at Sarah as Ben is jumping from the bed in horror, “What the fuck are you doing?”
Sarah is slurring her words, “I’m tired. I just want to go to bed.”
I demand, “This is my room Sarah and Ben is my fiancée. What are you attempting to do?”
Sarah slurs, “Ben is free game and will always be that way. He is a person and doesn’t belong to anyone.”
Hatred pours out of my mouth, “Listen you little bitch. If I were you I would back off.”
Sarah asks as she sways on her unsteady legs, “Why? What will you do to me?”
I approach Sarah and I get right in her face, “I will beat the fucking shit out of you. You are an ungrateful idiot.”
Sarah backs away from me, “You wouldn’t dare for you don’t want to break your brother’s heart now do you?”
I shove Sarah and she falls to the ground, “The only one breaking Tom’s heart is you Sarah. Try this again and you will be out on your fucking ass so fucking fast. Do you understand me?”
Sarah never answered me. Sarah just climbed to her feet and left the room that Ben and I share. Ben is still half dead to the world and says he thought Sarah was me climbing into bed and I can understand where he is coming from. Sarah has no right to be doing this. She is dating Tom and she claims that she loves him when she is freaking sober. Why does Sarah have to start this up again? If Sarah is not happy with Tom then why does she not break up with him? Is Sarah really that callous?
I am sitting in the living room one night, it is midnight, and Tom comes down the stairs. Sarah has yet to come home from hanging out with her friends. Tom sits down on the couch beside me and I turn the television to an eighties music station. Tom appears tired and sad and I wonder if he is now sensing Sarah’s betrayal. I ask Tom if he is alright and he pretends he is fine but I know better. I do not take his bullshit and I say I know something is wrong with him.
Tom says, “Ben talked to me today about Sarah trying to get into his pants.”
I ask, “And?”
Tom asks, “Is this true?”
I meet my brother’s eyes, “I have caught her in the bedroom, almost naked, and trying to crawl in bed next to Ben.”
Tom says, “I don’t want to believe it.”
I say as gently as I can, “I know you don’t but it’s the truth. I really don’t know what is wrong with her.”
Tom asks, “Have you tried talking to her about it?”
I nod my head, “I have tried but she won’t give me a straight answer as to why she is pulling this.”
Tom asks, “What did you say to her?”
I look away from my brother and say, “I said if she keeps up the shit that I would kick her out of the house. As far as I am concerned she can go back and live with her parents. I just don’t want you hurt and I have a sneaking suspicion Sarah just doesn’t care about anything.”
Tom asks, “Why do you think she is doing this to me?”
I ask, “Have you and Sarah had sex?”
Tom is honest, “Yes, of course we have.”
I say, “I don’t know for sure but I think she is bored. Maybe the rumors are true.”
Tom shakes his head, “I don’t want to believe that either.”
I sigh, “I know you don’t want to believe it but you have to face the facts here. Sarah is changing.”
Tom asks, “Do you think it could just be the booze?”
Again I sigh, “I don’t know Tom. I think you are the one that would know that but Ben and I cannot have her here behaving like this.”
Tom says, “I know.”
I ask, “Have you tried to talk to her about all of this?”
Tom says, “I have and she denies all of it.”
I say, “You know I wouldn’t lie to you Tom.”
Tom replies, “I know you or Ben wouldn’t.”
I ask, “What are you going to do?”
Tom says, “I guess break up with her before she has a chance to break up with me. I want to be the one who ends this. For the past week Sarah has been nothing but trouble and I know you and Ben are getting tired of her attitude.”
I say, “We are but we have put up with it because we know you love her. But maybe Sarah isn’t the right one for you.”
Tom says, “I have been thinking about that today and I think you are right on. If somebody loves you they would not do this to you.”
I nod, “You’re right about that.”
Tom says, “I am going to break up with her tonight and make her pack up her shit and get the hell out of here.”
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