Special Edition: Leah’s pov. It will go back to Juliet’s after this part
I was doing homework when someone knocked on my apartment door. I opened it to see Jake. He was cringing noticeably. “What’s wrong?” I asked instantly. “Nothing’s wrong. Can I come in?” I moved aside and let him sit. “How are you?” he asked. I growled at him “You’re stalling” He sighed “Leah I’m… I’m going to have to ask bạn to do something. Quill and Embry are already doing it but I’m not sure if bạn can.” I glared at him “I can hold my own” I reminded him. He grinned and I realized he had been counting on my competitive nature. “First: to be nice to someone” he began. Where was this going? I thought of the worst case scenario “Is it one of the parasites?” I demanded, my teeth clenched. He shook his head. “Juliet?” I wondered. He nodded looking reluctant. “OK” I agreed.
Juliet wasn’t half bad. It couldn’t be too hard to reach out a bit. I was sort of planning on it anyway. “Second: to keep a secret. Even if it conflicts with the first.” What secret? “We don’t all share your compulsion to blab everything” I told him. Jake always told Bella and Ness whatever they wanted to know. I waited impatiently for him to tell me the secret. “Seth imprinted on Juliet. bạn can’t tell her. She’s still scared of werewolves. Edward doesn’t think she’ll guess very quickly.” I struggled to maintain my composure. “She’s seen bạn and Nessie. Won’t that tip her off?” I challenged. Jake shook his head “Edward says that her mind deals primarily with immediate danger. As long as she’s scared of ma cà rồng and werewolves, she isn’t likely to think about things like imprinting. Edward and Carlisle think it’s best to let her get to know Seth. Once she trusts him, he’ll tell her. Don’t be a jerk to her, don’t tell her, and don’t give her hints.” I glared “You and Seth both owe me big-time.” I informed him. He just grinned. “Do bạn want to come back with me?” He wondered “Not tonight. I have homework.” I didn’t have much homework but I needed time to prepare myself.
After Jake left, I collapsed on my bed. Even Seth had imprinted now? I worried about him a bit, but I was mostly jealous. I was fighting tears when I realized Jake had left his phone on my table. He would be back to get it any minute. The last thing I wanted to do was cry in front of Jake. I took deep breaths and drank some water. He knocked on my door and I handed him his phone. He thanked me and left.
Fighting back tears had made me determined. I thought of how much time I would have to spend with Juliet. I guess I didn’t mind so long as she wasn’t staring at my brother. She didn’t strike me as that type of girl. I could handle this. Seth owed me now. He would be running my patrols for a long time.