Happiness, a short story by kendra55. Date added: 2007-12-30. Times viewed: 1065.
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- "Come on, catch me if you can!" Both of them were playing happily. They were still young but always played together. They told each other their problems and were very close. They were Gypsy and Dennis. They grew up in different family but they did not mind as long as they are happy. Dennis grew up from a rich family and always got what he wanted while, Gypsy was the opposite of him. But her family is always happy unlike Dennis, he always had stress and many problems. So whenever he felt down, he went up to Gypsy to tell her how he felt.
One day,Dennis's family decided to leave where they used to stay and moved to the city. Of course, the youngsters felt very difficult to part. They were at their teens and attended the same school. But now, it would not be the same anymore. Dennis's parents decided to leave tomorrow so it was really difficult for them to say goodbye though. When that day came, Dennis gave Gypsy a necklace with their photo on it that was made of glass. Tears rolled down their cheeks at that sad moment. Dennis insisted on putting on the necklace for her. After putting on for her, they made a sad goodbye and walked separately. When Dennis board the train and settled down, he realised actually the both of them have fell in love with each other deeply but just never realised it. Time were too short for them to share their address and number but its all right,course, they will always share the same heart and soul. Tears clouded in Dennis's eyes as he peered through the window to watch the scenery while Gypsy, clutched the necklace Dennis gave her and sobbed uncontrolbaly. Time just past like this.
2 years later,
Dennis has became a lawyer while Gypsy became a teacher. They met one day, when Gypsy accompanied her relative to a law firm to find a lawyer, they met each other. All thanks to that necklace Dennis gave her so he could regconise her. Like this, they started dating. Dennis started to receive a new case on court and the criminal hated him. The criminal escaped from the police station and tailed him while they were dating.
The criminal had a revolver on one hand and is ready to kill them. Gypsy was alert enough to turn back and spotted him. Now, the criminal had no choice but to shoot them. Gypsy pushed Dennis aside and was willing to sacrifice herself for him. Blood splattered on the floor and she collasped.The necklace Dennis gave her dropped and broke. Dennis held her tied in his hands. When she took her last breath, she muttered "Goodbye..." and fell asleep to never wake up. Dennis was miserable and angry. He informed the police to catch the criminal. After some time through this incident, Dennis told himself "If I were to loss my memory,I will forget my unhappiness,secrets,enemies,myself,the people I loved and the thing that I would not want to forget most is happiness."
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