My legs carried me into the store as quickly as I could possibly move them. "Babe!" I heard from behind my station.
Before I could turn, I felt safe, strong arms come around me. Austin. "Oh my God I missed you," he said against my cheek.
"Austin!!" I turned all the while staying in his grasp and I threw my arms around him too. My God I missed him so much.
"I love you so much," he whispered.
"I love you too," I said back into the crook of his neck as I nuzzled him. I kissed him then looked into his beautiful, ice-blue eyes that I've been longing to see for a year. I never wanted to leave his embrace again. "We need to run away and get out of here...sneak out or something," I said as quietly as I could.
"Find Mel first," he told me. "She was so torn up without you around. I was too..."
We held hands and walked over to Melanie's station. Her eyes lit up brighter than I have ever saw in my who