Stockholm Syndrome Part 1

 

Tablo reader up chevron

Chapter 1

 Gillian's Point of View 


"Hey,where are you?",I asked talking on the phone as I walked down the deserted street......."Another 15 minutes?Can't you make it here any faster?........okay,I'll see you then."


Why do my friends have to be late when we are already late for the party?


I had shifted to London about two weeks ago and didn't know the way around too well.My friends had told me to wait at a Starbucks a little away from where I was.My parents shifted here with me but as soon as we came here within 3 days,they left for a Safari in Africa.They are not expected to be back for another 2 days.


I continued to head towards the Starbucks as I saw it appear in sight.My feet began to hurt as I was wearing immensely high heels.I knew I shouldn't have worn those.


I walked a bit until I saw a bench and sat  upon it and began to massage my feet.In the distance,I saw a group of boys......they didn't look very decent and that frightened me.What if they are drug dealers?I shouldn't spend more time here and must make a move fast.


Liam's Point of View 


"Hey mate,look at that chick.Wanna bet on her?"came Niall's voice as I finished my beer.


Zayn looked at her and then turning towards me he told me,"She's your buddy.Go and we'll join you in a while.Once you're done with her,give me a call and I'll come."


"I want to use her after Liam,Zayn.",came Niall's voice.


"Calm your balls.We all will use her.Now Liam,go before she makes a move."


I put on my black hoodie to protect my identity and also my body from the cold November wind and then I advanced towards her.


Gillian's Point of View 


I sat there massaging my foot when I saw a guy from that group walk towards me.My adrenaline kicked in and putting on my shoe,I walked away.


"Excuse me?Could you give me the directions to get here?",came a manly voice behind me.


It was a guy with a hood on his head."Oh,I'm so so sorry.I'd love to but I'm new in London.I myself am learning the way around.",I said.


So he's asking for directions.I was getting paranoid unnecessarily.I giggled at myself while he looked at me with a puzzled expression.


"Okay,thanks anyway.",he said and walked away in the same direction in which he came.I continued to walk forward when a hand wrapped around my waist;a muscular arm.


I tried to scream but another hand with a kerchief covered my nose and mouth.


Liam's Point of View 


I covered the chloroform stained cloth on her face but she held her breath.Clever girl.I noticed the other boys walking towards me.I didn't want them to hurt her so I ran my hands over ass.She immediately gasped and taking a breath of the chloroform,she passed out.


"Well done Liam.Now take her home and we'll see you when you're done.Have fun mate.",said Zayn.I carried the girl bridal style to my apartment.


I cleared the crap on my bed and carefully laid her upon it.I tucked her under the blanket and pulling a chair beside her,I sat down and observed her. 



She had amazing straight brown hair and her lips were a juicy pink.....I'd fucking love to kiss them.I found her phone and I slid the slider on the screen.Luckily,there was no passcode.I opened contacts and saved my number.


A while later,she began to fumble a few words.Her eyes flicked open and  she quickly threw away the blanket.


Gillian's Point of View 


Where the hell am I?What is going on?


I found that guy siting beside me on a chair beside the bed."Who are you and where am I?",I screamed.


He opened his mouth to speak but then shut it again ."Speak!",I yelled.


Liam's Point of View 


Maybe she's right.I should tell her what's going on.


"Hi I'm Liam Payne.I will tell you everything.I belong to this gang....this bad gang that hurts people.When they saw you upon that bench,they told me what I need to do with you but I just can't think of harming you."


I got up and lifted my t-shirt."This is what happens if I disobey them.I happen to be the youngest of all."


Gillian's Point of View 


He lifted his t-shirt and on the side of his stomach was a faded mark of the strike of a knife.


"I'm sorry for doing this but please believe me,I was trying to protect you.I will not harm you."


I got off the bed and pulled him into a hug."Thank you.....for saving me."I hugged him tight and kissed him on the shoulder.


"I'm Gillian.Gillian Moore."


"Nice to meet you.",he said and he led me to the living room.I sat upon the couch while he disappeared into the kitchen to make tea.


"Liam,when can I get home?I mean,what do I have to do?Go to the cops and report this?"


"I'll think of something.I'll keep you safe,I promise.",he said and smiled from the kitchen.

Comment Log in or Join Tablo to comment on this chapter...

Chapter 2

 Gillian's Point of View 


"Here you go.",said Liam and handed me the cup of tea.


"Thank you.",I said and took a sip of the tea.


"You don't have to worry about my parents.They aren't in the country.",I said,assuring him.


I told him the fact that my parents were in Africa and that this matter would probably settle down by the time they get back.


We continued to sip our tea in peace without saying anything.I carefully observed his features.



He had tattoos over his hands and they looked pretty cool.His face was the description of 'hot'.This guy is smoking hot!


"Let's go to bed now and figure out what has to be done in the morning.",he said alerting my senses.


"Fine.",I said and took the cups and put them in the sink.


Liam made the bed straight and he said we'd have to share the bed.


To be honest,I am scared of sharing the bed with him.I mean,he's belongs to a gang.What if he tries to rape me?......Kill me or anything else.I hardly know him.It sounds absurd to share a bed with someone you don't know.Should I take the couch?.......but I feel bad to tell him.I don't want to hurt his feelings.


"Are you coming?",asked Liam holding a pillow in hand.


"Be right there.",I said and whispered an Amen before getting into bed.


"Goodnight Gillian.",he said and turned off the light on his bedside.


"Night.",I said and turned off mine.


Silence took over the two of us.I didn't dare to sleep for a few minutes thinking Liam would do something the second I'd close my eyes.


I heard silent sound of respiration coming from Liam.


I carefully got off the bed.It creaked once-twice and I stopped in my tracks.He didn't wake up.I got up completely and walked into the living room and explored his apartment.


Yes,I'm extremely inquisitive.I have a habit to poke my nose into everyone's matter.


The apartment was tiny with a decent kitchen,a living room with a couch,TV and a recliner.A tiny table with two chairs was in the corner by the window.



All this was lit up by the moonlight.I carefully walked back to the bed and laid down upon it.This bed is better than the one in my room back home.


I closed by eyes and slipped into a slumber,listening to the sounds of the cars down on the street.Every now and then,a vehicle would pass with its bright headlights lighting up the apartment/studio and then darkness taking over again.


I pulled the soft duvet up to my chin and snuggling into it,I fell asleep.


¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ‚ÄĘ‚ÄĘ‚ÄĘ


We were awoken with someone pounding on the door.


"Hey Liam,open up.",came a guy's voice.

I stretched out in bed and shook Liam.


"Um...Liam.Someone is at the door......at 11pm.",I said looking at my watch."Some guy is at the door."


He immediately threw away the duvet and fear overtook his expressions.


"Oh god!It could be them.",he whispered.


"Hey Liam.Come on open up mate.",came another man's voice.


Liam's Point of View 


Oh dear lord!They are here.I heard Louis' voice.Maybe all are here.


"Looks like he won't open like this."


I heard Zayn's voice and then someone tried to forcibly break down the door.


"With me.Quick.",I said and grabbed Gillian's hand.She took her purse and I got my car keys.Holding her hand,we got out of the window onto the fire escape ladder when there was a sound of splintering wood and glass and finally Zayn had broken the door down.


Gillian and I hurried down the fire escape route and made it into the alley but the boys beat us to it.


"So,where do you think you're going with her?",said Zayn pulling out a gun from his pocket.


"Get behind me quickly.",I whispered and held Gillian close behind me.


"Hand her over Liam.Don't play games with me.",he said arming the gun.


"When I get shot,take this car keys and hurry to that car over there.",I whispered and pointed in the direction of my car.


"No Zayn.I will not let you harm her.Not you or any of you will touch her.Back off all of you.",I whimpered.


Gillian's Point of View 


I was held close to Liam's body.I got a glimpse of the boys for the first time.The leader of the gang,Zayn I guess was really attractive.He had strands of white hair in the front.


There was a blonde guy too.Another was having long hair and the last had perfectly coiffed hair.They all looked really hot.


My thoughts were interrupted by the sound of a bullet.


I thought the bullet missed but seconds later I felt Liam fall back on me.


The guys scattered away.


The bullet had hit Liam in his arm.Blood was pouring out of his arm.I was so worried I began to cry.


I removed my jacket I had been wearing over my dress.Taking it,I dabbed it over his wound to stop the blood.


"Liam!!!!",I wailed.

Comment Log in or Join Tablo to comment on this chapter...

Chapter 3

Gillian's Point of View


"Liam!!!!",I yelled."Don't leave me behind."


He told me to run as soon as he was shot but there's no way in hell that I'm leaving him.I rummaged through a bag that he had carried from his apartment.I don't know where my phone is but I found Liam's in the bag.


I pulled it out and immediately called for an ambulance.


"Hello,what is your emergency?",said a woman at other end of the line.


"My boyfriend has been shot.I need an ambulance.",I cried.


"Okay ma'am,stay put and what is your location?"


I looked around and saw a street sign at the end of the alley.


"Um,I'm on Moffet Street.",I said.


"Okay ma'am.An ambulance will be there in 2 minutes."


Liam was unconscious.His chest rose and fell periodically and I was really afraid that he shouldn't stop breathing.


2 minutes seemed like eternity.I heard the sound of screeching tyres and the smell of burning rubber.I saw men hop out the back of an ambulance and they pulled a stretcher towards us.


They lifted Liam and carefully laid him upon it.Loading the ambulance,we took off like the wind.


The ambulance rushed through the streets of London while I held onto Liam's hand.I don't know him at all yet I'm here with him heading to the hospital.He saved my life.I can't leave him when he needs me the most.


Minutes later,we pulled up in front of the hospital.They rushed Liam into the operation room and I was left waiting in the waiting room.


I got a call from my friends as to where I was.I told them that I wasn't feeling well and was heading home.



Some hours later


I saw the doctor step out of the room and walk towards me.


"Liam......is going to be fine.He's lucky the bullet partially missed him.It's a small wound on his arm as it only scraped him but as someone fired on him,the police is involved .We've called them to start the investigation.",he said and smiling,he walked away.


I went in to visit him.


Liam's Point of View 


I clearly remember Malik holding the gun and then firing.I was holding Gillian close to me to protect her from the boys.My body shattered as the bullet tore through my flesh on my arm.The pain was unbearable and I passed out.I hope they haven't done anything to Gillian.........Gillian!Where is she?!


I rose from the bed but I saw Gillian walk into the room."Gillian!",I called out but she ran towards me and made me lie down again.


"Liam,I'm fine.Don't worry.Just rest your arm."


"Excuse me.",said the nurse who was examining the instruments."I'll be back in few minutes with some medicine.If you have any problems,ring this bell."


I nodded and she left.


"Liam,I'm fine.The boys didn't touch me.Let me tell you,it was very brave of you to stand up for me in front of a bullet.Thank you so much for everything you've done for me so far.",said Gillian and kissed my cheek.


"I spoke to the doctor and he said that you're gonna be fine in few days.It's just a scrape.He's notified the cops too.They are on their way to start the investigation."


Investigation?......Cops?......Fuck,I'm screwed.


Nurse's Point of View 


I carried the medication for the patient who had been shot.I walked into the room but to find it empty.The patient and his friend had disappeared.


"Doctor!!!!The patient is gone!",I yelled.At the same time,the cops walked into the lobby.


Gillian's Point of View 


"Liam!What are you doing?Running away from hospital?",I yelled as he caught my hand and the two of us ran away.


"The cops?Are you nuts?I don't want to go to prison.Now you come with me."


I pulled away."Thank you for everything but I'm going home now."


I walked away but he caught me."Hold on,have some water.Your home is far from here.",he said and handed me a bottle of water.


I gulped water down as I had been dying of thirst.


"Now you have some.You need to hydrate.",I said and handed him the bottle.


"Nah,I can't drink that."


I was puzzled why he said that but I soon realised.There was something in that water.I began to feel tipsy and soon I was unconscious,falling in Liam's arms.


Liam's Point of View 


Gillian passed out and fell back in my arms.Gosh!She is stunning.


I carried her to my apartment and carefully taking a few more things and dumping them in my bag,I headed for my car.


I put Gillian on the passenger seat and fastened her seatbelt.


"You're with me now babe.We are going to have so much fun.Let's leave this city and get moving to my home.",I said and kissed her cheek.


Fastening my seatbelt,we headed off.




Destination-.............


Comment Log in or Join Tablo to comment on this chapter...
~

You might like Niall HoranūüćÄ's other books...