Love Sometimes Hates: Chapter Five
Aleck sat on his bed staring down at the decorative knife in his hands. It was golden and polished enough for him to see his own reflection in the blade. He had just turned eight, and this was his only present.
There was a knock at his door, he lifted his head just in time to see the sixteen year old girl with a red guitar slung over her shoulder walk into his room, “Heya, guess who came to visit!”
Aleck’s eyes lit up, completely forgetting his melancholy thoughts. He grinned, tossed the knife down on his bed and ran up to hug her. “Delilah!” He cheered, squeezing her as tight as his little arms could. The teenager chuckled, hugging him back. She ruffled her fingers through his black hair before her eyes caught sight of the golden knife on the bed. She frowned and Aleck could feel it.
“...Mother and Father gave it to me today…” He said, still hugging he