He looked at the pistol well tucked below the police belt. This time he made sure Alyne had seen it. But she was too innocent to suspect anything. All she wanted was justice. But she didn’t know how she would get it.
His mother was also in the courtroom. His dad didn’t see the point of coming. He had taken his son to college to get proper education. Not to impregnant unsuspecting girls. His pregnant wife was also present. He had convinced her that Alyne was lying. She knew her husband would be set free. Or so she hoped. He looked at his mother. She had always stood by his side. Always.
Ramos had no intention of getting her pregnant. She had no such intentions too. Alyne was James’ girlfriend. James was Ramos’ best friend. That night, they’d gone out to drink,just like usual. James had took more. Far more than he was used to. Ramos was always careful not to take much. So as James kept on drinking, Ramos and Alyne sat on the pub’s balcony,taking a sip after every ten minutes. After 2 hours, James was not James. He bacame J-a-m-e-s while his friend became ‘you b-o-y’ and his girlfriend ‘a who-re’.
James and Alyne took eternity to bring James to his bedsitter. He fell in his bed,snoring like a bored pig. Alyne convinced Ramos not to go as he never knew if she might need help at night. Ramos obliged. He slept on the couch.
Late in the night James puked. Whatever he puked smelt like hell! It wasn’t his first time. He had puked the night before and the night before that. Alyne thought of cleaning the mess which had also spilt onto her revealing-all night dress but she didn’t. She woke Ramos up.
Ramos,still with his eyes slightly closed because of the sweet sleep he was having, slowly woke up, and slowly being brought back to life with the beauty of this almost naked teen girl. Her firm but soft breasts, well curved hips that he was accustomed to seeing in her short skirts, and her lips…
Ramos suggested they go to his place. She couldn’t refuse.
Next to step in the witness stand was James. Ramos remembered how she had told her that her parents really believed in James and that they were really looking forward to their marriage. He looked at her parents. Her father moved on the front bench. Same to her mother. Then followed her sister.
To be continued…
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