"Hello." I said, picking up the call.
"Hey, Iris." Dani's voice flowed through the other side. My voice furrowed when I noticed the urgency in her voice.
"What's up?" I asked, pushing my hair away from my face.
"I need you to come home." She said, sounding like she's running around the apartment.
"Okay, but what happened?" I asked, already thinking of ways to get home. I didn't drive here, so I can't really drive back.
"Riley got a call, and she's been crying ever since. I don't know what happened. She won't tell me." Dani said, worried. "I need you. She needs you."
"Yeah, yeah. Of course. I'm on my way." I said, rubbing my forehead just as the main door of the basketball house opened and the team started piling inside.
"I'll be there soon, okay? Just hang on!" I said, to comfort her. I ended the call as soon as I saw Noah, Gray, and Mason walk through the door. Not caring that I was still in Ethan's t-shirt or that Ethan was likely upstairs waiting for me, I walked over to Gray and grabbed his hand.
"Hi... Iris? What happened?" Gray asked confused as Noah and Mason watched me with narrowed, confused eyes and suddenly, rushed upstairs, likely to Ethan's room.
"I need you to drive me home." I tell him, not giving up too many details, and honestly, I couldn't even if I wanted to. I know nothing.
"Okay, and on the way, you'll tell me why you're wearing Ethan's t-shirt?" He proposed.
"Yeah, fine. Whatever." I agreed, already dragging him towards his car.
"Can you tell me, what happened?" He asked, unlocking the car as I rounded to the other side, barefoot.
"I don't know." I said, honestly.
On the way, I told Gray almost everything. I told him how last night; I did the drunkest thing you could ever do. Knock on your crush's door.
"Wow. You had a fun night." Gray said with an amused smirk.
"You have no idea!" I tell him, shaking my head.
"Anyway, what's next?" He asked, turning to look at me slightly.
"What do you mean?" I asked, confused.
"Well, you guys had a heart to heart about... whatever it is. So, what's next? You guys go back to friends but not friends or you take the next step or do you go back to breaking his heart?" He explained, glancing at me.
"I broke his heart?" I repeated his words with furrowed brows.
"You know you did, Reed." He said in a soft voice and turned his neck a little to look at me with a pitying expression on his face.
"You know it wasn't supposed to happen the way it did." I said.
"I know but it happened the way it did and I know it was hard for you but it was harder on him, Reed." He explained. "He had to let go of you with any answers or explanation."
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Ethan Knight is living his life just as he imagined it. Being the captain of the basketball team, he has to make sure they win this year's championship, which will further solidify his chances of being drafted, his dream for as long as he can rememb...