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Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch11
Chapter 11 - Apartment Hunting
I was in the woods at St. Vlad's. I was wearing jeans and a long-sleeved shirt. That's unusual.
"Adrian! Get your sorry ass out here! I swear to God if I ever see you again, I will rip your balls of!" I screamed.
"Rose?" came Lissa's sweet voice. I spun around and there she stood, in a light pink dress, with tears in her jade-green eyes. I ran at her and tackled her to the ground.
"Lissa! I am soooo sorry! I love you but I can't be there anymore but I have so much to tell you! Oh my God! Liss, you're dream-walking! I'm so proud," I screamed at her, holding her tight. She clung to me just as tightly.
"Rose, you have nothing to apoligize for. I'm the one whose sorry. I've been a horrible friend. I was hoping that Tasha and Dimitri would get together but I had no clue you guys love each other! I should have known. I mean really, how else could he make you listen? Anyway, I love you, too and I miss you but I understand why you guys left. So tell me what
Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch10
Chapter 10 - Rusty Spoon
"Food's ready!" Olena called out from the kitchen. I followed Dimitri and his sisters into the kitchen from the living room where we had been getting to know each other a little better. I feel so at home here and Dimitri's family is wonderful, so loving and kind. But I stopped dead when I walked into the kitchen. There was enough food to feed all of St. Vlad's. Dimitri stopped behind me and wrapped his arms around me.
"Mamma always makes enough food to feed an army. That's just the way it is with her. Just eat what you'd like, baby, but eat. You need to get healthy," he whispered in my ear and then kissed my neck softly. I nodded and walked fully into the kitchen and took a seat next to Viktoria and Dimitri sat beside me. He took my hand and squeezed lightly. We made light conversation about my friends from St. Vlad's and about everyone else's lives and then Karolina asked us all to be quiet for a story. So we did.
"So this story is mainly for Roza because
Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch9
Chapter 9 - Meeting the Family
The next morning, I woke up to Dimitri kissing my neck. I smiled softly and sighed. I felt him smile against my neck as he kissed me once more.
"Good morning, my beautiful Roza," he whispered against my skin, making me shiver.
"Good morning, Comrade," I murmured, sleepily and pressed myself closer to him. That's when I felt it. I smirked, "Happy to see me?" was my innocent question. He groaned.
"Roza. I am always happy to see you," I smiled and rolled over so I was straddling him, "But, we are not doing this until you are one-hundred percent better." I pouted, "Don't look at me like that! I need you healthy."
"Fine," I huffed, "At least take a shower with me?" I asked him hopefully. He regarded me warily for a moment before nodding. I squealed and ran into the bathroom. He chuckled following me. After our shower, we got dressed and checked out of the hotel. He took me to breakfast and showed me some of the things in Omsk. We then rented a car and sta
Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch8
Chapter 8 - All I Know
We were both silent as we boarded the plane, but it was comfortable silent. We had no need for words, we just craved each other's pressence after so long of being apart. Dimitri gave me the window seat and he sat beside me. Thankfully, the aisle seat was empty so we had some privacy. I rested my head on his shoulder and he wrapped his arm around me as best as he could with the armrest in the way. As we cuddled together, I felt the need to make sure he wasn't going to leave me.
"Comrade?" I asked. He looked down at me with a small smile, so I continued, "You're not just doing this because of my breakdown, right? You're going to stay with me after I'm better?" My voice cracked at the end.
"Oh, Roza. I promise that I am doing this because I love you and that I will never leave you. Your breakdown, as you put it, just made me realize that I can't life without you any longer," he told me, staring into my eyes. I smiled at him.
"Good," I said as I settled down to
Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch7
Chapter 7 - Home
"Dimitri? What if we get caught?" I asked softly as we drove to the front gates.
"We won't," he told me. He sounded so sure, I just didn't know if I believed it yet. "Roza, why don't you pick the radio station for once?"
"Really?" I asked, shocked. He nodded and I didn't waste another second, turning the dial until I found a pop/rock channel. What the Hell by Avril Lavigne came on and I smiled softly. Dimitri got to the gate by now and talked to the guardian on duty and he let us out. Dimitri claimed he was taking me shopping to help me feel better and it was cleared by Alberta and Kirova. I honestly wasn't surprised the guardian at the gate bought it; most people think Dimitri would never lie.
Dimitri took my hand in his as soon as we left the wards, "I promise that I will always protect you. I love you so much, my Roza." His words helped to mend a small piece of my shattered heart. When we had been driving for over an hour, my curiousity got the best of me.
Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch6
Chapter 6 - Take Me Away
I woke up in the clinic with Dimitri holding my hand. He looked so, so worried. We studied each other for a few moments.
"Roza," he started, "Dr. Olenski is going to put you on antidepressants. Also, you are going to be eating meals specifically designed to get your weight back up to healthy levels. I'll be by your side most of the time to make sure you're making progress and healing. I'm here for you, Roza. Please talk to me."
"Can you take me back to my dorm please? I have homework," I said, looking down. He nodded and we left. We had to stop to get my antidepressants and discharge me from the clinic. Then we walked silently to my dorm. When we went inside, I didn't do homework like I said I was going to. Instead, I wrote my suicide note. It read:
I'd say I'm sorry for leaving this world, but I'm not. It's what I needed to do. However, I have some last words to all of my friends. Liss, I'll start with you. I'm sorry for leaving you, but I
Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch5
Chapter 5 - Why Her?
Two weeks earlier
Rose was in my room. And we were kissing. Frantic, passinate kisses. She was wearing only underwear and I coudn't help but stare at this amazing creature before me. I was only in my boxers and she seemed to like the view as much as I did.
"Roza, I love you," I murmured against the warm, soft skin of her neck.
"I love you too, Dimitri," my Roza whispered. She was finally mine. My Roza. Just as we got rid of the rest of our clothing-
My phone rang. "Fuck!" I swore in Russian.
"Belikov," I answered a bit irrate.
"Guardian Belikov, I'm sorry to wake you but there's screaming coming from Ms. Hathaway's room, could you please-" came through the other line but I tuned out the rest. All that mattered was Rose.
"On my way," I said, quickly pulling on some clothes and hanging up. I made it to her dorm in record time. I started pounding on the door, not sure if she was awake yet or not. When she didn't open it, I used the spare key I was given in case o
Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch4
Chapter 4 - Why Me?
I got to my room five minutes later and collapsed on my bed, crying. You're still not good enough. No matter how skinny you make yourself, he'll never love you. I buried my face in my pillow and screamed at the top of my lungs. Once that was out of my system I slit my wrists for the second time that day, put on some sad music, and curled into myself on my bed.
"Rose? Come to dinner?" came through the bond from Lissa. I sighed and got up, walked to the bathroom and fixed myself up so I didn't look quite so horrible. I covered my wrists and was in the commons five minutes later. I saw Dimitri but didn't acknoledge his presence. I just didn't have the energy to talk much to anyone. Dinner passed in a blur, but one thing happened that I remembered clearly : Eddie got me to eat. A fucking hamburger no less. Sure I only have half but come on! I shouldn't be eating at all! As soon as people started leaving, I said I had homework and left the commons as quickly as poss
Escaping From Our Biggest Problems ch3
Chapter 3 - Saving Her
I watched, stunned, as Roza turned from me and stormed out the door. What the hell is going on with my girl. Stop it, Dimitri! She is not your girl and never will be! Not only is she too good for you but she's your student! She is seventeen years old, for God's sake! I mentally scolded myself. My thoughts hurt me more than I should allow. I've told her I can't let myself love her but it's too late. I'm in too deep. Roza is perfect and I love her. Now I need to find out what's going on with her.
I stayed in the gym a while longer, working out my frustrations but when dinner time came, I had to head to the commons for my shift. When I got there, I decided to stand close enough to Rose's table so that I could hear her and her friends but far enough away that it wasn't too obvious.
"Rose?" Princess Dragomir said to her softly, "Aren't you hungry? Do you want me to get you something?" Concern for her friend laced her tone.
"No thanks, Liss. I'm really not hungry,
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