A WilSon Birthday Surprise - Chapter 4
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So here it is guys, Chapter 4 of a WilSon Birthday Surprise! Sorry it took so long, but I wanted to make it PERFECT. Bring your tissues! There is a link in the text (you will see where, I pointed it out for you), make sure to right click it, click open in a new window, hit the play button then go back to the story and continue reading. It’ll make sense I promise ♥ Let me know what you think of this chapter!
As I rushed over to the courtyard just outside of town to make it before sunset, I couldn’t help but think about everything that happened today. Will has surprised me with some really adorable gifts as well as one really naughty one. Oh he was SO going to get it with that last gift. Of course I’m only joking, but when I thought that he could never surprise me, he did the exact opposite and caught me completely off guard.
I began to pick up my pace as I ran across town, noticing that sunset is more than likely only half an hour away. This particular place is so beautiful in the evenings, and that’s why a lot of couples go there and sit in the swings while the breeze flows through their hair. It’s one of the most romantic spots in town, and since Will is trying to be “Mr. Romantic” himself, this truly would be the perfect place to end this little scavenger hunt.
Finally, I start to slow down as I get closer to the main entrance of the courtyard. And before you know it, my heart begins to race. I feel like the way a small child does when they are overly excited about something. It’s one of the reasons why I know in my heart that Will was the only one for me. No matter what we were doing, where we were or who we were hanging out with, every time that I looked at him I got this same feeling. I love it. It’s such an adrenaline rush for all the right reasons. And I never want it to fade away.
I come around the corner wall and walk into the courtyard. I’m feverishly looking around to find my boyfriend sitting or standing somewhere, and at first glance, I don’t see him. I make my way over to one of the swings alongside one of the courtyard walls and sit down. I grab my phone from my pocket and open up a new text message.
S: Alright you, I’m here now. So where are you?
My fingers and hands are shaking as I type the message and I hit send. I close my eyes and slide my phone back into my pocket as I lean my head backwards. I can easily say that after a day like today, I’m exhausted. But the constant heavy beating inside my chest tells me that it was one of the best days I’ve had in my entire life. Now I can really understand why they all say to live in the moment. It was almost saddening in a way because I really didn’t want it to end. I wanted this moment with me for life.
As I’m leaning back and taking a moment to breathe, I hear slight footsteps in the distance walking up beside the swing I’m sitting on. I open my eyes and begin turning to the side to see who it was passing by. And that’s when I noticed it was him standing there.
WILL: Well good evening, Mr. Kiriakis. It’s such a pleasure finding you here.
I try my hardest to keep my jaw from completely hitting the ground. There he is. As my eyes gaze up and down the beautiful creature that is my boyfriend, I can’t help but stare in complete awe at how amazing he looks tonight.
He’s wearing a beautiful black tux, with a dark gray colored vest and a light blue tie that matches the color of his eyes. His hair must have been done for the occasion, because it was sleek, clean cut and styled adorably on top of his head. He smiles at me intently, knowing that I can’t take my eyes off of him until he breaks the silence.
WILL: You know, my mother always said that if you keep your mouth open like that for an extended period of time, you might attract bugs.
I instantly try to shake myself back into reality and close my jaw. But I mean, can you really blame me? This is the HOTTEST I’ve ever seen Will. I’ve completely forgotten about the slight bit of embarrassment I felt from the naughty gift that he had put in the bag back at the chocolate shop. In fact, I was even contemplating ripping his clothes off right here and now.
SONNY: I’m sorry, but it’s hard not to stare when you look like…well, that! You look amazing babe!
He smiles again with that adorable, beaming smile that I love and lets out a slight laugh.
WILL: Well, seeing as it is a special occasion today, I felt the need to “Dress to impress” if you will.
I playfully roll my eyes at his comment.
SONNY: Oh come on, Will. It’s only my birthday. It’s not like it’s a huge gala event or anything.
WILL: Well, it might not be a “gala” of sorts, but to me it’s one of the most important occasions that I can think of.
He takes my hand and brings it up to his lips and kisses it ever so softly. His blue eyes were staring deeply into my own. I can’t help but melt at his every move. Could this be anymore perfect?!
WILL: So. I’m curious to know what you thought of your gifts today.
I instantly remember everything that happened over the day and reach over into my pocket to pull out the book that he made.
SONNY: Well let’s see. First, there were flowers. The most beautiful ones I’ve ever seen.
WILL: Just like you.
I can’t help but feel my face heating up from blushing. And I have a feeling it’s only going to continue getting redder as the night goes on.
I clear my throat.
SONNY: Mmhmm. And with it was this really adorable book you made.
He looks at the book in my hand and smiles.
WILL: Yeah, that took quite awhile to make. But it was worth every minute.
Okay, he’s becoming more adorable with every word. I can barely stand it!
SONNY: And then, you picked out all my favorite chocolate treats.
I give him a very sly look before continuing.
SONNY: And one, that I wasn’t even aware that they made.
He laughs at the serious look on my face. Will knows that I can’t be mad at him for what he’s done today. So he is very aware that he is going to get away with it.
SONNY: And now, here we are.
I look out across the courtyard beyond the fountain, watching the sun slowly make its way under the horizon. A warm breeze blows through and brushes gently across my cheek. It’s comforting and it’s in perfect time with how I’m feeling right now. I really am in love with this boy. More than words can even begin to describe. I turn back around once more to face him.
SONNY: Watching this beautiful sunset with the single, most important person in my life. Who has done so much for me today, I can’t even put into words how I’m feeling other than that I feel extremely loved.
He smiles gently and reaches with both of his hands to take mine. I can’t help but blush when I look at his beautiful smile that’s beaming more than ever. I’ve fallen head over heels in love with this boy and everything about this moment feels just right.
Before I know it, the sun is almost completely behind the horizon and darkness is beginning to become of the courtyard.
WILL: But there is just one more thing that I got you.
I slowly roll my eyes at him.
SONNY: Will, you didn’t need to do all this. You’ve already soared above and beyond with everything today.
He looks down at his feet and I can see a small grin come across his face. He’s blushing. He looks back up at me and looks into my eyes for a few seconds before continuing.
WILL: But I think you’ll really like this one.
He turns around and looks over towards the center of the courtyard and waves to someone in the distance.
WILL: Okay! It’s time!
Now I was completely confused. I’m looking around to see this mysterious person he’s talking to, but I can’t see anyone. What is he doing? Before I have time to even think about what is happening, I start to see beautiful strings of lights hanging from the trees that begin to light up the courtyard from above. They make their way from tree to tree, illuminating the pathway until they reach the covered pavilion in the center.
And that’s when I see who he was motioning to. It was a young man dressed very nicely and he was sitting at a grand piano. I go to look at Will to ask what was going on and as I turn around to face him, I hear music start to play. ( <— Right click the link, open in a new window, hit play then come back and read the story while it’s playing.)
He takes my hand and nods in the direction of the piano. I haven’t had time to notice all the people in the park who were watching our every move. I was too focused on trying to absorb everything that is happening in the moment that was us, right now. Before I know it, we are standing under the lights and he gently brushes the side of my cheek with his palm. I smile a stupid little grin as I’m sure that my face is more than red from all the blushing right now. He smiles back and slowly wraps an arm around me and takes my hand in his and we start to dance.
As the man playing the piano begins to sing, I start to feel the tears building behind my eyes. I’m just so overcome with all the emotions of everything that is going on at this very moment. We’re swaying together in perfect motion. The warm touch of his body against mine was so comforting. He’s smiling back at me, knowing just how surprised I was with this extremely romantic gesture. It is the most romantic thing I could have ever imagined really. Almost like the things you only dream about would happen in your life. And I was living it for real. My boyfriend truly is my Prince Charming.
I can’t help but smile with misty eyes as I see the people around us awing at what is going on. Several of them are taking pictures and video, but I don’t mind. They are more than likely just admiring how lucky I am the one living in this moment.
From the corner of my eye I start to see a couple beside us that begin to dance as well. I turn to see them and am in complete shock at what I see.
SONNY: Mom? Dad?
Both of my parents just smile at me and nod while they continue to dance. And before I know it, more people are starting to dance. Sami & EJ, Rafe and Kate, Chad & Abigail are here too. All of our friends and family are here. Those who were standing along the sides are also making their way to the courtyard and swaying with us.
Overwhelmed is probably not the best way to describe how I’m feeling when seeing everyone that starts dancing around us. Will is letting out little giggles at how surprised I am.
SONNY: Everyone is here?
WILL: Of course. This moment is even more special when you share it with those that mean most to you, so why not share it with our family?
SONNY: Will… I…. I can’t believe that you really did all of this for me. I mean, a simple card and a kiss would have made my day but this is more than I could have asked for. I really feel like the luckiest guy in the world tonight.
He smiles and takes my hand above him and turns me slowly in a circle then pulls me back to his chest. I rest my head on his shoulder and close my eyes. I breathe in and smell the amazing cologne that he always wears. And as we continue dancing, I can’t help but think about what he said only moments ago. He said that we were sharing this moment with our family.
I begin to pull away from him to look at his face once more and he immediately takes my hand and slowly kneels to the ground.
SONNY: Oh my god.
I whispered quietly as I look into his eyes, is this really happening?! He smiles back at me and the pianist quietly plays an instrumental break and everyone is instantly silent.
Sonny, I’m not sure that you have truly understood just how far my love for you goes. I don’t think that you’ve fully known the full extent of my emotions. But I’m hoping that after a day like today that you now know those things. I never want you to feel like you aren’t loved, because you are. I never want you to feel alone, because you aren’t. Just like the lights in these trees above us, you lit up my world from day one. You’ve been patient with me from the very beginning and without you; I wouldn’t be the man in front of you today. You are my heart & soul. You are the everlasting breath that keeps my heart beating and I never want to lose you.
I keep my hand placed firmly over my mouth as tears are running down my face. I can see all of our family and the crowd watching. The butterflies in my stomach are going crazy and my heart is beating a million times a minute.
WILL: So I have to ask, Jackson Steven Kiriakis.
He and I both smile at the fact that he’s using my full name. He reaches into his pocket and pulls out the most beautiful ring that I’ve ever laid my eyes on. It’s pure silver gold with diamonds rounding the top and our initials are engraved. I’m gasping for air and finding it harder to breathe from the excitement. He holds it out in front of me and I can see his beautiful blue eyes awaiting an answer.
WILL: Sonny, will you do me the honor of becoming my husband? Will you marry me?
I’m so choked up from hearing Will’s proposal, but I simply nod my head and smile behind the tears of joy.
SONNY: Yes… A million times yes! I love you so much!
And instantaneously I throw my arms around him and hug him tighter than I ever have before. Only letting go a second later to welcome the best kiss I think we’ve ever had. It was quick, but his lips were soft and welcoming.
The crowd that had gathered around was applauding our new engagement and my heart was completely filled with so much love. I look down and Will takes my hand and slides the ring onto my finger, it fits perfectly. I can’t help but smile at seeing how beautiful it is and the fact that I’m now engaged to the most wonderful man on the face of the Earth.
How could this get any better?
To Be Continued…
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