Annie and the Exchange Student
Date: 11/18/2017, Categories: First Time, Author: sunshinegal, Source: LushStories
Taking a sip of her herbal tea, Annie double-checks her things for school. Her berry-coloured lips twist as she goes through her mental checklist. Textbooks, notebooks, pens and her phone…yep, everything is in there. Slinging the satchel around her and settling it onto her shoulder, she adjusts her ponytail containing her thick brown curls and leaves her room, before knocking on the door next to hers. “David, are you ready?” she asks nervously. “Yep, two secs!” a deep, smooth yet muffled voice replies before the door opens, causing Annie to take a sharp mental breath. For six weeks, she and her father had been hosting David, an exchange student from Minnesota while he takes part in a study abroad programme. She recollects the moment she first met him. She was standing nervously outside her principal’s office as she aimlessly thought about the person who would be living with her for the next six weeks. She had agreed to host a student as she thought it would help her with her college application. She imagined it could be a cool girl who would actually be nice to her, rather than the stuck-up girls who ignored her at school; someone that could teach her to tame her long, dark brown curls or make her green eyes look less big. As her thoughts are interrupted by her principal, she entered the room and instead of an average-sized super-smiley girl, she was greeted by a six-foot, dark-haired, blue-eyed boy with a devastating smile. At first, Annie was excited to be ‘stuck’ with ...