~two weeks later~
you'd gotten a job at a local diner and was helping pay for some bills here and there and getting your own clothes. you dyed your hair a darker black and started to wear eyeliner and other make up.one day after work, you road your zippy, or as you've learned to call them "skate boards", back to the guys' house to see what they were up to.you knocked on the door and spencer answered. spencer:"aiden, you live here now, just walk in." you nodded.you:"sorry, it's a reflex." he nodded and sleepily walked into the living room. they were all just getting up from last night. they all went to a club after another consert and got smashed. you:"i'll get you guys some asprin and some water." they all nodded and you got them what you'd promised. you returned to find them all sitting on the coutch, groaning.you:"that's what you get for drinking." you said as you served them their releif. spencer:"hey, aiden, come here." you followed him up to his room.you:"yea?" spencer:"why are you so intent on keeping that hat on? what's underneath it?" you looked down and stayed silent. spencer:"come on, you're like my-our best friend.you can tell me." he gently toutched the material before you grabbed his wrist.you:"don't. i'm a freak." he shook his head and you let him slowly lift the hat away from your head while you looked at the ground in shame.spencer:"what are you ashamed of?they're amazing." you looked up, shocked.you:"how could you say that? they're ugly and i'm a freak. i haven't seen anyone else with any of them, have you?" he stayed silent and you nodded.you:"i thought so." you jerked your hat from his hands and quickly put it on before walking out of the room. you walked into the kitchen and started to cook while you were silently crying.about ten minutes of cooking whent by before spencer walked into the kitchen. spencer:"that's why i think they're beautiful...no one else in the world has them." you dropped the spatula you were holding by accident.you:"i-i...sorry." you quickly bent down and grabbed the spatula and quickly washed it in the sink before continueing cooking.spencer:"i...i'm sorry aiden. it's just you're my best friend and i don't thin you should be ashamed with yourself...at all." you:"spencer, i know you're my friend and all but, honestly, what's not to be ashamed of? i'm a weird little freak in a world of normal people.i'm basicly stranded here, working for a boy band." spencer:"you do not work for us, you're our friend." you:"spencer, when was the last time anyone in this house done laundry?" spencer:"um...two weeks ago?" you raised your eyebrow.you:"uh huh...and the last time anyone cooked?" spencer:"um, now?" he looked at the hamburger helper in the pan and smiled.you sighed and giggled, placing the pan of food on the table before whistling to the boys.you:"hey guys, dinner's finnished!" before long, the boys were in the kitchen, grabbing plates.brendon:"thanks aiden, you're the best! mmmmm, cheezy." you rolled your eyes and chuckled as you ate your few bites of hamburger helper.jon:"aren't you going to eat any more than that aiden?" you:"um, no.why would i?" you said shrugging as you quickly washed your plate amd fork.you:"i'll be back." you walked out of the kitchen and into the living room where you picked up the cups the boys were just drinking out of and tood them to the kitchen.silently, you washed the cups and placed them into the rack to dry.ryan:"hey, aiden.why don't you just sit down?you've done enough,it's time for you to get some rest." you:"no,i'm fine.we mankalues are known for stamina." spencer:"wait, what did you say your last name was?" you sighed.you:"oh, it's mankalue.not that it matters anyways. my parents are dead and one day i'll just die alone because of my cursed ears." you heard the sound of a chair scraping on wooden floors and turned to see spencer had spilled his drink all over his lap.you:"oh here, let me help you." you quickly grabbed 2 towels and started to clean up the table with one while you handed the other to spencer to wipe himself off with.spencer:"ah shit." you giggled.you:"do i want to know how you managed this one?" spencer's face turned red as he looked at his wet pants.spencer:"um...i don't know. one minute i was taking a drink,-" ryan:"and the next minute his penis wants a drink." you raised your eyebrow up at ryan.you:"his WHAT?" everyone's mouthes instantly dropped open.brendon:"you don't know what a penis is?" you:"um, no. should i?" brendon quickly whispered into your ear.you:"oh, you mean the penticle.okay." (you:jeez shain, these people sure are weird.) you thought to him as he nodded in agreement.jon:"i've never seen a dog nod." you nodded.you:"it's amazing what communication can do eh?" they all nodded. you had to explain to them on the first day that shain wasn't a normal dog.brendon:" hey aiden...earlier you said something about your ears...but i see nothing wrong with them." you toutched your mortal ears. they were quite obsolite but they were there for camoflauge.you:"oh...not these ears. the ones under my hat. you see mankalue, in my world, means the family of wolves." you took off your hat. you:"so, each family is a different animal and they all have immortal ears to prove their stature." they all nodded.ryan:"aww, they're cute." spencer:"that's what i tried to tell her but NOOOOOO!" you rolled your eyes.you:"well soooooorry!" you bumped his chair with your hip and giggled.spencer:"you did not just do that...you did NOT just do that!" you:"oh i just did." he poked your forehead.spencer:"well i just did THAT." you:"oh god forbid..." you said monotonedly as you picked up the guys' empty plates.jon:"alright, that's it. it was nice of you to help around aiden but you're not a slave.relax and sit down." you were forcefully put into the wooden kitchen chair as brendon sat the dishes in the sink.ryan:"i think it's time we took aiden out for a little fun on the town." you raised your eyebrow yet again in only a way you could do.you:"ryan, i'm 16, i don't need fun out on the town, i need to gett a better paying job so i can move out." brendon:"i have never heard a more depressing sentance in my life." you rolled your eyes.spencer:"no, you know what? i think it would be good for you to relax and unwind." you sighed.you:"well don't you guys have to be a certain age to do anything?" jon:"nah, i know a club we can get into.go get ready and meet us at the car." you nodded and ran upstairs.you were up there for 15 minutes when you heard a knock on your door.you:"yes?" ryan:"hey, it's me.they sent me up to get you." you:"come in...do you think this outfit looks slutty?" you said as you turned around.you were wearing a black skirt, a red tank top, some red and black striped knee socks with combat boots that came up to your knees, many bracelets and necklaces, a spiked leather choker, and, of coarse, your sock cap. ryan:"woah! not at all! damn, you look hot though. come on, let's go." you walked downstairs to see all the guys waiting.once they noticed you, all eyes were glued.brendon:"wow, you look sexy!you know, if i wasn't sure you were single, i'd be all over you." you blushed.you:"um, no thanks.i give up on men, they're pigs." jon:"outch, right to the heart." you:"well, the first guy i met in my new island, he purposely told me to go through the dead end street." you looked to see spencer looking like he was going to strangle someone.spencer:"well, forget him. he's an ass who deserves to die." you felt a little bad.if he hadn't had told you to go through that gate, you wouldn't have met these guys.you:"actually, i totally forgive him." everyone nodded.brendon:"yea because he gave us our best friend!" you laughed and got into the car.you sat uncomfortably next to spencer the whole way to the club but finally arrived to see a huge line jsut to get in. you made it in emediently and was lead to the dance floor by jon. jon:"hey can i tell you something?" you:"sure!" you two were screaming over the music.jon:"spencer really likes you." you looked at him awkwardly.you:"he what?" jon:"he likes you!" you nodded.you:"thanks for the info!" you walked away and went to find spencer to confront him about it. when you found him though, you wanted to confront his face with your hand.there spencer was, all over some little tramp in rags that would barely specify as clothing.you glared at the girl and smirked as she ripped away from spencer, running and puking all over herself.you slumped down at the bar and sighed. guy:"hey there sweet heart, can i buy you a drink?" you turned to see one of the best looking guys you've seen.you:"only if you want to." guy:"hey bartender, give this lady a round of the good stuff, my treat." the bar tender handed you a pleasant smelling mix drink.guy:"i'm trevor." you:"aiden." you both continued to talk and drink soon, you were dancing on the dance floor. it couldn't be slow dancing either, it had to be extra-dirty dancing.after you finnished, you went to get another drink when you ran into spencer, literally.you:"ow-oh, hey spence-" spencer:"don't 'hey spence' me, what are you doing?" you:"dancing, what does it look like?" spencer:"do you even know that guy?" you nodded.you:"yea, his name's trevor. it can't be any worse than what you were doing to that nearly naked tramp in the corner.your hand was practicly up her skirt!" trevor:"hey, is there a problem here?" you:"no, trevor, go away. spencer, chill.now, i'm going to get another drink." you sat down at the bar and found jon sitting there.you:"well, so much for that info. it's not true.i saw him in the corner making out to some girl and then when i FINALLY find someone to dance with, he flips out.he's being an ass." jon nodded.spencer:"hey aiden, can i talk to you in the VIP room for a few?" you rolled your eyes and followed him to the room, drink in hand.you:"yeah?" you sat down as he sat beside you.spencer:"look, i know what i did was wrong, and i'm sorry.you're right, i was being an ass." you nodded.you:"well, next time i want to see if you want to dance, i'll just forget the thought ever even happened."