After not being able to speak for
Travis for an entire week, I decided to apologize to him at his
I rang the doorbell on his front steps, waiting a few minutes
before Dylan, Travis' older brother, opened the door.
A broad grin spread across his face when he saw me, as he stepped
aside to let me in.
"Riley," Dylan smirked, "what a surprise to see
I laughed lightly, before giving him a raised eyebrow.
"Same goes to you, Dylan." I paused, peering over the
living room to see if Travis was lounging on the couch or not.
"Is Travis home?"
Dylan rolled his eyes, before giving me a sarcastic grin.
"And here I was, thinking that you came all the way here for
me." he chuckled. "Travis is upstairs in his room, if
you need him."
I nodded, before brushing past his shoulder. "Thanks."
I muttered, before making my way up the staircase.
I slowly walked down the halls towards Travis' room,
hesitantly raising my fists to knock on the door.
"Dylan, I told you, I'm not going to that stupid party
with you tonight!" I heard Travis shout from the other side
of the door.
I bit my lower lip, before pushing the door open.
"I'm not Dylan." I whispered shyly, before closing
the door behind me.
Travis' head turned towards my direction, as a surprised
expression appeared on his face.
He was laying on his bed with his headphones in his ears.
"Oh, Riley." he muttered under his breath, before
pulling his headphones out. "Can I help you with
Travis was being harsh- but I didn't blame him.
He had every right to be angry at me, especially after I
questioned about our trust.
"I wanted to say," I let out a deep breath of air,
Travis raised an eyebrow, before blinking. "Sorry? For
I closed my eyes briefly, before taking the empty spot beside him
on his bed.
"I wanted to say sorry for not trusting you a few days ago
about Scarlet." I muttered. "I should've just
believed what you had to say."
Travis stayed quiet, and I was afraid that he was genuinely mad
for a moment there, but then he let out an amused smirk.
I frowned, wondering why Travis suddenly found all of this so
"Why are you laughing?" I asked, slapping his shoulder.
"I'm trying to apologize here."
Travis chuckled, as he rubbed the back of his neck with his
"You're just too cute for your own good, that's