Essay about How Does The Night Unfold?

712 Words Sep 30th, 2016 3 Pages
September is coming to an end and while everyone is excitedly getting ready for Halloween I can’t help but think back to a year ago when I realized that there were several people in my life who turned out to be someone else.
Like most people I went out to a party at a friend’s house. I was in the neighborhood and didn’t have much else today. I thought of this person as a stand alone type of guy. I thought of him as the type to stand up for what is right, not what is popular. I never figured him for the type to cave to peer pressure, regardless of the people he was around.
This is how the night unfolded:
I showed up to the party and it was clear everyone had already been drinking. To my luck several of the guys there were people I knew from high school. It was a comfort to know I wouldn’t just be awkwardly sitting off to the side. As the night continued one of my other guy friends pointed out a girl who was laying facedown on the floor, I looked in time to see her get to her hands and knees and crawl down the hall to the bathroom. The guy who pointed her out voiced some concern but felt uncomfortable checking on her because her boyfriend was there so he asked me to do it. Without a second thought I went down the hall but could hear her boyfriend objecting as I did so, “I told you she’s fine.” I heard him say.
I checked on her and it became clear she just needed to pee. When I turned to go back to the party I came face to face with the boyfriend. This guy was taller than me…

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