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Midnight In The Path Of Good and Evil (Part 2)
JP with Redsword, LSP, and Cindy
Trigger warning: verbal, emotional, and physical abuse
“Doug, where are we going?” Melissa hadn’t said anything when Doug had first led her to the trails but the further from the beach they weren’t the more scared she was getting. What was he going to do to her?
“Shut the hell up.” Was Doug’s only response.
She let out an “ouch” as he grabbed her arm and pulled her with him. They went further until they were as far as the paths would take them. Melissa wasn’t even sure if they were still on school property. Into a clearing, when Doug turned and backhanded her across the face. The hit was hard and stung.
He glared at her. “You little bitch. Are you doing it with them? “
“What?” Melissa still held her cheek where he had hit it and her question was met with another smack this time closer to her eye.
“You are a liar. I bet you love that ..them both of them….” He said several other things alluding to what she was doing with the time she spent with both boys. “I told you before...you are mine….you belong to me.” He grabbed her by her arms and shook her.
“Please, Doug, I’m not doing anything with Dante and Conner.” But that only seemed to infuriate him even more.
He let her go and said. “Give me what I want or I’ll send it...I’ll send everything to the entire school.”
“No, please...Doug... What do you want?”
“How much money do you have on you?”
“Not a lot.” She hadn’t taken a ton of money on the beach trip because there had been no reason to.
“When we get back...give me all of it. When we get to the school, you’ll give me more.”
“Ok.” That request was a little confusing but she could live with it. However, his next request wasn’t so easy.
“I want you...now….” He pulled her into him.
“No. Doug...we’ll get into trouble.”
“Bitch..” He pulled out his phone. “You’ll be sorry.”
“No, please. Doug..don’t..” Out of self-preservation. She tried to grab his phone from him, he was though taller than her and stronger than her. He grabbed her arm and twisted it.
“See what happens when you disobey me. This is your fault. You should just behave, then none of this would happen.” Doug’s anger coming with every word.
Melissa flashed back to another time, another place, and those words, almost exactly those same words said by someone else. “Doug, I’ll behave. Just please stop.”
“You’re pathetic. I don’t know why I bother with you.’’ He let her go but he did it in such a hard manner that she fell backward, tripping over a root, and slamming her back into a tree.
Doug’s phone buzzed, he looked at it and then back at her. “You can find your own way back. Serves you right.”
With that, he took off in the opposite direction from the beach. Leaving a bruised, injured, and feeling completely broken Melissa sitting on the ground. She didn’t know anyone was looking for her. She didn’t know how she was going to get back to the beach as she was pretty sure she had twisted her ankle when she fell. Even if she got back, how would she ever explain this? She couldn’t tell anyone what had happened. She was more convinced than ever that would be the end of her at this school if she did.