a decisive moment
As the car pulled up to the detached two-storey house, Quinn got an uneasy feeling in the pit of her stomach. The house was almost trembling due to the volume of the music playing inside and intoxicated bodies loitered at the front door and on the front lawn of the house. The sight only confirmed Quinn’s decision not to drink. “This looks amazing!” Quinn’s friend Molly squealed.
Looking at Molly, Quinn immediately felt underdressed. Molly sported a low-cut t-shirt paired with leather short shorts and heels so high she towered over Quinn. Quinn opted for a safer option, wearing skinny jeans, a sparkly top and her favourite flat pumps.
As they walked into the house Quinn winced at how loud the music was. Soon the were approached by a man with shaggy blonde hair and piercing blue eyes. “Hello ladies, I’m Jake and this is my party.” Jake said with a grin. Molly giggled girlishly at him while Quinn gave him a tight smile. “Would you like me to introduce you to everyone?” Jake asked. Molly nodded vigorously at him while Quinn just tagged along.
Jake led the two girls into a room with three other men in it. Quinn felt apprehensive just looking at them. She knew that she shouldn’t have been there since she was still only in her sophomore year in high school and this was a college party that Molly had dragged her to.
When they sat down the men immediately pulled out small bags filled with white powder. Quinn felt her breath hitch, she knew it was drugs. The men offered her some but she politely declined. Molly happily accepted even though she had never taken drugs before. Quinn nudged Molly trying to knock some sense into her but Molly just turned, looked Quinn up and down and said, “prude”.
Quinn’s heart sank, this wasn’t her best friend. She got up and stormed out of the room. Not knowing where she was going she ended up sitting by herself in the back garden.
All of a sudden the music stopped and there were shouts from inside. Quinn heard...