Zoey couldn't stop laughing as she stepped out of the elevator, losing her footing on her way out. But she managed to stay on her feet nonetheless. I couldn't tell what was wrong with her and I was worried that she might have taken in laughing gas. And apparently, she wasn't the only one.
I followed Seungri out of the elevator, who was also laughing. He followed Zoey to the lounge who sat on the couch, with tears in her eyes, still laughing. I looked at the pair and I still couldn't figure out what was going on and what they were laughing about. They had me worried from the time we got here and the two had been laughing out loud in the lobby like old time buddies.
"Are you two okay?" I asked in irritation. "You two have been laughing ever since we got here."
"Tell me about it," said Mike rolling his eyes as he came in the lounge with Daniel, Christine, Daesung and G-Dragon.
"What happened to them?" I asked my two brothers who were in Seungri's car as we drove back to the hotel.
"Seungri cracked a joke in the car and it was so funny," said Daniel as he smiled. Then his demeanour changed. "But that joke ended like ten minutes ago and I can't figure out why they are still laughing."
"I'm surprised that Seungri's joke was even that funny," said Daesung.
"You'll have to understand the joke if you want to know why we are laughing," said Seungri who sat down beside Zoey and had finally stopped laughing, but still had a smile on his face.
"You can save that joke for us later," said G-Dragon.
"Ya, I don't think I what to laugh like you guys have been doing," said Christine. "Down in the lobby, you two looked like ridiculous hyenas."
"Sorry, we just couldn't help ourselves," said Zoey as she sat upright on the couch.
"Well, I'm glad that's over," I said as I looked at them and then went on to look around the lounge. "Looks like Collins and Lee aren't here yet."
"Maybe they are still busy," said Daesung.
Christine went out of the lounge and I knew she was going to check for Lee in her room. The others came to settle down.
"You're right," said Christine as she came back in the lounge. "They aren't here."
"Well, it's early in the evening. Maybe they will arrive soon," I said.
"Can we order pizza?" Daniel asked.
"Are you seriously that hungry?" I asked. "We just had ice cream like an hour ago and it's not even close to dinner time."
"I'm still hungry," said Daniel as he looked at me with puppy eyes and pouted his lower lip.
"Mum is going to kill me when she finds out you're eating junk food all the time."
"It's not all the time," said Daniel.
"I'll order the pizza," said G-Dragon as he pulled out his phone. "Since you don't want to do it."
"I'm only looking out for my brother," I said.
"Ya, you always do," said Daniel with a smile.
"While we wait for Collins and Lee, why don't we do something fun to pass time?" Christine asked.
"Why don't we play a game then?" Mike suggested.
"What game?" Daesung asked.
"Let's play a board game," said Zoey.
"A board game, seriously?" I asked as I folded my arms.
"Do you have any better ideas?" Zoey asked as she looked at me.
"It sounds like a good idea to me," said Seungri.
"Fine," I said as I rolled my eyes. "I've the game boards so I'll go and get them."
"I'll get the coffee table ready," said Christine as she went over to get it which was close to the TV stand.
I left the lounge and went to my room I shared with Zoey. As soon as I went in, the lights went out. My heart skipped a beat when I was surrounded by darkness. That wasn't the only thing that spooked my insides.
Zoey let out an ear splitting scream.
"Zoey! Get a grip on yourself!" came Mike's voice in the lounge.
"I'm sorry," said Zoey. I could tell she was trying to calm down as she was panicking. "I just hate the dark."
"We can see that," said Seungri, as he laughed.
"Very funny, Seungri," said Zoey in irritation.
"Sam, are you okay back there?" G-Dragon called out to me.
"Ya, I'm fine," I replied. I hadn't moved from the door trying to take in the sudden outcome of my surrounding. "Zoey? Are you okay?"
"No," Zoey answered with a squirm. "Get a flashlight when you're in there, will you?"
"I don't think anyone has a flashlight, Zoey," said Daesung.
"Or, we can just use the flashlight on our phones," said Daniel.
"Good idea," said Zoey. "You do that."
"But this doesn't feel right," said G-Dragon. "How can the lights just go out?"
"Maybe there's something wrong with the power source," said Christine.
I raised an eyebrow after hearing all that and G-Dragon was right. This felt highly unusual. My senses were tingling. Something was up and I didn't like it.
"This is so creepy," said Zoey. "Sam, can you please get back here? I don't like it that you're alone back there."
"We aren't in a horror movie, Zoey," said Seungri.
"I'll be right there," I said as I took a step at a time into the room, heading towards the windows. I had left the door open, just in case.
I slowly drew the curtain and the bright street lights lit up the main road down the street. The other buildings around still had power and the lights from the buildings streamed its way into the room when I drew away the curtain.
I backed away from the windows and when I turned around to head out of the room, I stopped short in front of the closet. The hairs at the back of my head stood and I couldn't help but feel that there was someone in the room with me.
"Sam, are you there?" Mike called out.
"I'm not dead if that's what you're asking," I said as I looked around the room.
"It's not good that you're alone, Sam," said Daesung. "I think we all should stick together until the power comes back on."
"He's right," said Zoey. "I'm freaking out that you aren't here."
I wanted to move and head out of the room but I couldn't. I still felt that strong presence that someone else was in here. I listened carefully and wondered if I could hear at least something to confirm that my suspicions were right.
Then I heard it.
I could hear someone breathing. The thought that there was someone in here that I didn't know was freaking me out and my heart was beating so fast. I felt the adrenaline rush through my veins that I could feel my eyes grow wide in the dark and I slowly turned towards the closet. That's where I heard the breathing from.
I quietly took a step towards the closet. I didn't have to tiptoe. I was one person who knew how to walk silently when I had to. Like a cat.
As I approached the closet, I realised that it wasn't tightly shut. I always left it closed before going out. Someone was definitely in there and he or she was in for it. That's if the person in there wasn't some sort of a serial killer.
I had to admit, I was nervous. And when I stretched my hand to open the closet door, I knew I was in for a surprise. Maybe even a deadly one.
I took the handle and I felt the whole world pause for a second. I took a deep breath hoping that it wouldn't be the last.
I swung the door open and as though a strong wind had burst out from the closet, I was knocked off my feet and fell to the floor in an instant. I was dazed when my head hit the floor and it took a few seconds to realise that what pushed me down like a strong gust of wind was a person who had jumped out of the closet and pushed me to the floor.
And the person was now straddling over my waist on top of me.
"Sam! What was that?" Christine asked.
I tried to scream but the person on top of me covered my mouth with their hand.
I looked up at the person and I couldn't make out a face in the dark. The light coming in through the windows wasn't enough to bring the person's face to light.
I was freaking out as I started to breath heavily and I started to struggle with the person on top of me and trying to take the hand away from my mouth.
"Hold still," said the person, pinning me to the floor.
It was a man. But who? Now I was scared to the point where I knew I had to fight my way out of this.
I started to struggle with him again and this time, he also fought back. He still had me pinned to the floor.
"Sam, what's that?" Zoey called out to me.
While I tried to get the man's hand away from his mouth, I finally managed to bite his finger.
"Ouch!" he shouted as he withdrew his hand.
"What was that sound?" Seungri asked.
It took all of my the energy to push the man off me and just as I stood to run out through the open door, I suddenly felt strong arms from behind wrap around my waist and he swung me to the side. I ended up landing on Zoey's bed.
"Sam? Sam!" came G-Dragon's voice. I could hear footsteps from the lounge coming to the room. But they were already too late.
The man had quickly closed the door and locked it. The others started knocking and banging on the door.
"Sam, open the door!"
"Who is in there? Can you hear me!"
While the others were by the door, I turned on the bed to look at the man looking back at me.
"Who are you?" I asked, my head was still spinning due to the knock I had on the floor.
"Does that matter?" he asked as he slowly approached me. "I've always been watching you from afar, Sam. I thought I should come and see you in person."
Then it dawned on me that this might be the man who has been spying on me all this time. Was he some crazy fan or something? If he was, he was nuts breaking into our hotel room and hiding in the closet.
"What are you doing?" I asked as he came closer. "Don't you dare come near me."
"Why? Are you scared? You shouldn't be."
I quickly stood up on the bed and I went over to the lamp stand close to the bed and pulled the lamp from the socket. I raised it high as I turned to my attacker.
"One step closer and I'll not regret hitting you with this," I said.
"Whoa, chill, Sam," said the man as he approached me with his hand outstretched towards me.
The others outside the door were trying to open the door while I was still here in the room trapped by a crazy fan.
"Put that down," said the man. "We don't have to resolve all this with violence. I'm not here to hurt you."
"Then, who are you?" I asked. "Why are you here?"
The man didn't have to answer the question as the lights immediately came back on. My mouth dropped wide open and the lamp I was holding slipped through my hand and smashed upon hitting the floor. I felt a little light headed now, not because of the knock to my head.
"Sam? Are you okay?" Zoey asked upon hearing the smashing sound of the lamp. "Say something!"
I was still standing on the bed and I couldn't move. I blinked a few times and I still couldn't believe who I was seeing right in front of me. The person gave me a smile and I shook my head.
"You? What are you doing here?"
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Can you guess who the person is?
Watch out for Book 2 of the Black Kitty Series.
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