"I'll transport everyone home," I offered.
"Guys, this doesn't have to be goodbye," Jade told us, "At least not forever. We can arrange to see each other again: we should all keep in contact at the very least." She rummaged around and extracted a piece of paper.
We all wrote down our contact details and then we really had to go.
"Who wants to go first?" I held out a hand.
"I will," Ben stepped forward. He grabbed my hand.
"Where to?" I asked. He told me. It was the same with everyone. Passionate embraces, and sorrowful goodbyes were exchanged before I teleported everyone to where they had to go. I figured Jake and I would be seeing each other again.
"Well, here's my stop," Jake said bleakly, "Yay." I could tell Jake hated being so rich. Not many well off people felt that way. My respect for him increased.
"Sad to go seperate ways isn't it?" I muttered. He nodded and I grinned, "At least you won't have to put up with me always interrupting." Jake rolled his eyes.
"Thank God," he smiled. We shook hands and promised to keep in contact. Then with a final goodbye, I teleported back for my Ellie.
I didn't bother asking Ellie where she was going. I teleported her to the place we'd landed in Ireland.
She looked at me, tears in her eyes. She wrapped her arms around my neck and pulled me down. I kissed her back, softly but with an edge of desperation. When I pulled away her tears were flowing freely. I wiped them away, gently.
"Don't cry, gorgeous," I whispered, "I'll text you every day. I might even teleport over here every night and stay over." She laughed weakly.
"That sounds good. Do you promise?"
"I promise," I breathed. I kissed her again. "Where exactly am I taking you?" She mumbled her address and I teleported her there. I stroked her face one last time. I didn't want to leave her, not even for a minute but Lucinda and William were waiting.
"I love you, Ellie," I said.
"I love you too, Luke." Ellie buried her face in my chest. I moved to look at her face one last time. Kissed her quickly.
"Tomorrow night," I promised and teleported away.
William and Lucinda hadn't even noticed my long absence. I'd really changed because I really felt for them. I hated being the one who had to seperate all of us. I hated being the one to take Will from his love. I'd felt the same when I'd taken Jake and Jade home, and Marc and Zoey. Even with Ben and Eve I'd felt horrible for whisking them away from one another. I sighed.
"Mate, you have to go," I murmured to Will and his only response was to tighten his hold on Lucinda. Then he kissed her and let go. She was sobbing so much that her body was shaking.
"Where do I take you?" I asked Will quietly.
"Tirana airport, I can get home from there." I touched his arm and took him to his destination.
"Goodbye and good luck Will," I said, "I'll see her safe. Don't worry." Will nodded.
"Thank you, Luke," He turned and walked away. I teleported back and hesitantly held my arms open to a still weeping Lucinda. She stepped into my arms and I had to hold her upright. She gave me her address and I took her there. I sighed again.
"You have my cell. If you really can't wait to see him then call me and I'll try to take you there. But, please, only as a last option. I'm not a supernatural taxi."
"Thanks for the warm fuzzies, Luke," Lucinda said but chuckled nonetheless, "Thank you."
"No problem. Laters, Lucinda," I grimaced, "Time for me to get home." She laughed and I frowned at her before teleporting home.
I stared at the house for a long time. I was no where as near as rich as Jake but still pretty well off. I frowned at the house. How could I ever fit in again? I'd just have to bear it.
"Luke!" Someone squealed and Vanessa hurled herself into my arms. Mother heard the noise and came to investigate.
"Luke! Where on earth have you been, boy? Would you care to explain yourself?" Mother demanded after hugging me tightly.
Looks like things were back to normal.
In my heart was Ellie.
And in my pocket was a blue topaz.