Time Is Ticking!!!

Time Is Ticking!!!

The Capture!

Rebecca's Point of View:

We sat there silently for what felt like hours hiding under Mr. Brooks desk. When all of a sudden the gang leader discovers us and points the gun at me. The leader yells, "I found them! Get out from under there, now!" We both climb up from under the desk and stand in front of the man. The leader was wearing the typical black ski mask, a black leather jacket and jeans. He was taller and broader than Mr. Brooks and could probably take him out with ease. He points the pistol at Mr. Brooks and says, "Move away from the girl!" He listens to the scary man and moves to the other side of the room. He points the pistol at me and says, "This isn't personal. I just have to do my job."

Right before he pulls the trigger, I see Mr. Brooks out of the corner of my eye running in my direction. When the shot is fired, I close my eyes waiting for the incoming pain. Just then I feel someone leap in front of me, and the pain never came. When I open my eyes I see Mr. Brooks right leg bleeding. The leader yells, "That wasn't meant for you, you fool!" Right then, I run over to Mr. Brooks and I quickly take my jacket off to make a temporary tourniquet.

The leader yells, "I'm all outta bullets, I need more now!" Then all of a sudden we hear police sirens outside of the shop. When the gang members come into view they look towards the door. "They're coming for us boss! What should we do? Should we shoot her here or take them to our place?"

Then we hear, "Come out with your hands up and leave the hostages in the store! If we hear a gunshot, we will immediately use police force to enter the store!"

The boss says, "We need to leave as soon as possible before they come for us! Go through the back door! I need two of you to be the look out!" The leader pulls us to our feet and pushes us to the back door, as I'm still holding onto Mr. Brooks. Who knows what will happen if we get separated, I can't let that happen.

The Gang Leader's Point of View:

I can't believe I agreed to do this operation. This is not going the way I planned. It was supposed to be an easy job, now look how it turned out. The police are on us and we have to hide these two for the person paying us. They better be paying us a lot more money for this, because this wasn't part of the plan. We were supposed to keep the guy alive but I don't know how that's going to happen now. He's bleeding everywhere even with the tourniquet around his leg. What's up with this lady and this guy? Are they friends or dating? The way she looked at him when he got shot didn't seem like they were just friends. Not that I care, I'm just trying to do my job.

Mr. Brooks Point of View:

I couldn't let Rebecca get shot, she had nothing to do with any of this and she just lost her boyfriend, she doesn't deserve this. I couldn't bear the weight of loosing her because I know in my heart I still Love her. I don't know what I would do without her in my life. As she's holding me in her arms, I notice she's crying. I don't know if her tears are for me or Liam. I don't know if I'm going to make it or not, because I feel like I've lost a lot of blood. When we are alone, I need to confess my love for her before my time is up.

Cover Image Credit: On the Bursty Evolution of Online Social Networks.

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7 Signals A Girl Will Try To Send You If She Likes You As More Than A Friend

Girls do subliminal things to show you her interest in you. Pay attention to these low key signs that she is shooting her shot.


It is never easy when a girl has to fully admit her feelings to a guy she likes, so instead, she sends slight signals in hopes that he picks up on her hints.

1. She can't stop smiling at you

She is happy to talk to you and to be in your presence, the smallest things that you do make her want to smile. She can't control the happiness inside and it comes out in a great big smile. In her head, she is just thinking about how much she enjoys spending time with you and how much she likes you.

2. She hugs you with both arms

Side hugs are common, easy, and very universal. She wants to give you full body hug because to show you she feels different about you than any other guy. With a full body hug she can rest her face on your chest and this just brings the two of you closer.

3. She makes direct eye contact

Direct eye contact is always a great sign. This means she is fully aware of everything you are saying and she is completely interested.

4. She scans your face and lips

Upon talking to you, she begins to scan your face. In this moment she is appreciating your attractiveness and completely zoned out. Forget you said anything to her because she probably was not listening. If she is looking at your lips then she definitely wants a kiss.

5. She says "Oh my god, stahhhp"

The 'I'm mad at you, but I'm flirting with you' slogan. She is trying to be cute and pick a fight with you so you can two can play around. She's hoping this will lead to cracking jokes

6. She adjusts her clothing

She is fidgety when your around because she has feelings for you and is nervous. She wants to look her best with you around, so she is subconsciously fixing herself so that nothing looks bad.

7. She sends you cute snap chats

Silly, crazy, and just straight up ugly snap chats are for friends. If her selfies are , done each time, then she cares a lot about how you see her and she wants you to see her at her best. She is not always looking for a compliment, but throw one her way and you will make her day.

Pay attention to the signs a girl is sending. Her body language and behavior around all come together for an important message, she likes you! A lot.

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Newsflash! It's Time For Everybody To Love Everybody

Come on, people, get it together.


I, personally, think it's time for everybody to just start loving each other. Now listen, this doesn't mean you need to actually love everyone, but at least accept them. Acceptance is the closest thing we are gonna get to loving each other.

Let me tell you a little something: politics at the moment are very messy. No matter which side it is, it's messy. There is no denying that. If you try to deny that, then good for you, you're not helping anybody. If you really want some change, you need to start being the bigger person. Change isn't about who can yell about something louder or who has the "better" argument, it's about being respectful.

Just because someone has an opposing view does not mean you need to yell at them. Does yelling solve anything ever? Maybe temporarily, like for 2 minutes, but that's about as long as you're gonna get. There's absolutely no need to indirectly say something about certain individuals on social media. Yes, there is freedom of speech, but everybody should keep in mind why they have that right and why they still have it.

I do not understand why it is so hard to be respectful of one another. If someone goes after another person talking about how absolutely terrible it is of them thinking something should be illegal, the person who's being yelled at should respectfully ignore the other individual's disrespectful remarks. If the individual does not stop, then they are not aware that they are making no difference in the world.

What I'm trying to get at here is that in order to love each other, we really need to accept all our differences. If we really want change we need to go right to the sources, not just yell at each other from across the street. If everyone learned to accept each other, life would be a whole lot easier. Is this ever going to happen? Of course not. This is the solution though, whether you think so or not.

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