I was so excited to meet them both finally. I had spoken to both a couple of hundred times, met them too but individually but meeting them together was something I looked forward to ever since I first noticed their chemistry.
It has been 3 yrs since he called me one morning and told me about this amazing girl he had been speaking to lately. Soon, he introduced us over the internet. One or two conversations later, I realised what he saw in her. She was this amazing girl with a great sense of humour and soon, we became very close.
He was an important person in my life. I had known him forever. He was 5 years elder to me and knew everything about me and I knew everything about him. He was my anchor and the voice of my conscience.
She was an important person in both our lives. She made him happy and that made me happy. They refused to start dating or give name to the relationship they shared. I hoped they would.
I was the one who resolved when they fought, if they ever did. When I called him and he would be talking to her, he would me on conference and I didnt get the opportunity to say even a word. I would be laughing crazy. I loved them.
Today, she was finally in our city. I was going to meet them. Sigh. I couldnt wait. He called me. I am on my way. I asked him where she was. She'll come. I havent spoken to her, he replied.
That was odd, I realised but didnt say anything.
He came in with a somber face. A face I had never seen.
"Did she call you?", he asked.
"When did you last speak to her?"
"Before she left, I guess."
"What did she say, then?"
"Why are you saying me all of this? Havent you spoken to her? Dont scare me."
"No. I havent spoken to her."
"What does that mean?"
"That means I havent spoken to her. What is so difficult to understand?" He yelled.
His eyes met mine for just a second. I saw pain in his eyes. I felt my insides churn up. I sat beside him.
"Tell me what happened," I said softly.
"Will you believe me if I said I dont know?"
"Tell me what you know."
"I know we have been fighting a lot and then, one fine day, we stopped talking. We havent in 2 weeks now. I dont know where she is or what she is doing. I dont know if she is coming today. We made this plan ages ago and I was hoping she would keep her word and come here. I was really hoping to meet her here."
I looked at my idol almost break in front of me. I was stunned and didnt know what to do. I was finding words to say something to comfort him.
Suddenly, it seemed like someone was behind us and looked behind.
"Just because we dont speak, doesnt mean this is over," she said with a smile on her face.