Chapter 11: A Short Story

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11. Chapter eleven:
Love (noun): “If I could give you one thing in life, I would give you the ability to see yourself through my eyes, only then you would realise just how perfect you are to me.”

The next two days of our honeymoon were spent in our bed, and not in the way one would think. We had stayed in bed, watching about a million Australian TV shows. The best were summer heights high, Jonah from Tonga, and Ja 'mie: private school girl. Once we had finished all those shows, we moved onto Harry Potter.

"You know, I 'm pretty sure this isn 't what people do on their honeymoons" Blake said, running his hand through my hair.

I shrugged, my head resting on his shoulder. "I don 't really care. I like it. I 'm tired, and sleepy and I love
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"Yeah, that 'll be five dollars."

I smiled my handing him the note, taking the change he gave me. "Wow, that 's so cheap! This is great. Do you happen to know how much a bus will cost?"

He nodded. "Yeah, usually about a dollar, fifty."

"Thank you so much, you 're a saint" I said, slipping on the raincoat.

"You Americans are so weird. Hey, wait, you want some gumboots?" He said.

I looked at him, confused. "Uh, what is a gumboot?"

"You know, like rain boots. You wear em when it 's raining" he said, laughing.

I shook my head. "Oh, no, my husband has my wallet and he ran away, so I only have five dollars left and I still need to catch the bus back to our hotel."

He frowned. "Oh, well that 's sad. Do you want them for free?"

I smiled. "Really? That 'd be great!"

He nodded, getting out a pair of black rain boots. "Sorry, we don 't have any pink."

I chuckled, putting on the boots. "Thank you so much."

He shrugged. "No worries."

I walked out of the shop, stepping into the rain. I walked back in. "Wait, do you know a train that goes back to that hotel near the waterpark?"

He nodded. "Yeah, go across the street. A bus should come

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