I woke up with a knock. My heart beats faster again making me awake. I stood as fast as I could be heading to the door. Maybe it’s the guy from last night. Maybe he came back to check if he is right about what he thinks. I can’t hear a voice but I’m nervous.
“It’s me,” Zeke’s voice calmed me a bit but before I unlocked the last one, a thought suddenly barged inside my head.
What if he is with cops? I stepped back and opened the only window I have in the room. It’s quite small but I can pass through it with my petite body. I also checked the outside, it’s not that deep to jump.
“Hey. What’s taking you so long?” He used a very low voice that only us can hear. I opened the door a bit to peak on him. He is alone as I see it. I swung it a bit wider but not exposing myself. He came in fast too.
“Did anyone see you come here?” I asked.
“I think no but I found another place for you to stay,” he replied, handing me a paper bag. I checked on it and saw a wig and some other stuff.
“Wait. Do you want me to—“
“Yes. You have to look like somebody else or we will be jailed. It’s illegal helping you like this. I’m a doctor, my license could be revoked.” I realized something after hearing those from him. I can’t ruin his life too because of me.
“Thank you so much for helping me but this isn’t right. I can’t drag you to my mess. I can’t let you help me and get into trouble.” Guilt is all over me. I started wearing the wig and faced the mirror. I went inside the comfort room to change. After everything was ready, I showed myself to him.
“You did it well,” he said, impressed by how I looked. He even looks at me from head to toe. His hand is about to clap but I glared at him so he didn’t continue the action. The black curly wig suits my face shape and the fitted dress above my knees compliments my body well. I also wore blue contact lenses and some fashion glasses. The black jacket hides a sexy top and the pair of black boots completes the look.
That smile he is wearing makes me feel comfortable. It’s the same smile he had when I first met him.
“Let’s not call this helping,” he said standing up from the chair he’s been sitting. “Let’s call it getting your trust.” He shrugged.
“You heard it right. Anyways, I know you have doubts about me. That’s good. Don’t trust anyone so easily.”
“Even you?” I asked starting to pack some of my things and some food.
“Yes. Even me. Don’t trust me. I might change my mind one day.” His voice is serious again. It’s kinda making me feel pressured. I feel like I’m always in trouble. I only knew him for a few days but I spilled my secret to him. Not everything but I guess he has a clue already on what it is.
I put my bag on my back and face him. “I have to go.”
“Woah! Lady, what do you think you are doing? I’m going with you.” He grabbed on my wrist and walked first before letting me go. I immediately locked the room’s door and ran to tail him on his back.
“Doctor!” People from other rooms called him. They look so happy and grateful seeing him with a genuine smile on their faces. I look at Zeke’s back while he is talking a bit with them walking very slowly. He is such a good man and he is trying to help someone possessed by a demon.
A familiar voice caught my attention. “It’s nice seeing you here again doctor.”
That guy is the one who came to my room last night. He is busy talking with Zeke while I am memorizing his face. I think he saw my face. When his eyes met mine his face went blank.
“Who is she?” he asked Zeke. “She kinda looks like someone—“
“My girlfriend.” My eyes widened after hearing what Zeke replied to him. It made my heart skip a beat and then triple the acceleration. I almost forgot to breath. My knees felt like jelly that anytime I’ll fall to the ground.
“I didn’t know you have a girlfriend.” The guys smiled at me. That smile made me feel a little relieved. He can’t just recognize me that easy or else I’m doomed.
We continued walking until we reached his car. We immediately sat inside. That’s when I finally had a chance to breathe normally.
“Are you okay?” he asked.
“No. By the way, why did you say that?”
He started the engine and accelerated the car.
“Said what?” His eyes are fixed on the road now while I’m staring at him.
“That reply you give to that guy.”
“What guy?” He also gave me a question furrowing his eyebrows.
How am I supposed to ask it to him? It’s kinda awkward. “Forget it.”
“No. I can’t just let you fly with some things hanging.”
“I can’t say it,” I mumbled, crossing my arms and harshly pressed my back on the seat. “It’s embarrassing,” I continued in a whisper.
“Why did you say I’m your girlfriend?” I burst out. He went silent then later laughed at me.
“Is it a big deal?” His question sounded so irritating that I rolled my eyes at him.
“You’re just not my type.”
“Wow. Well what do you want me to say? I just did it to help you out of that scene. And, I already have a fiancé. It’s just that, I don’t publicize my life. There’s no need for that. Well, a lot knew about her except for them and you.”
Well, it’s awkward that it shut me to silence.
“Did it disappoint you?” he continued, asking an insane question that almost made me punch him.
“Why would it disappoint me?”
“Because I’m a handsome and hot doctor but I'm already taken.” I can see how he smirks just by my peripheral vision.
“I don’t care okay?” He laughed out loud making me more irritated the more distance his car travelled.