Praveen slowly opened his eyes, realizing that it was already morning. He slowly moved his eyes to the other side of the bed and noticed that his husband wasn't there with him. He took a deep breath, getting up from the bed. He stretched his arms, yawned, and just smiled. It was his first day as a married man and he had no idea what to do but he was sure that he was gonna make everything perfect. He had no idea where his husband was and he honestly didn't wanna look for him.
"Oh my God!" He gasped, quickly getting up from the bed. "Shit! I overslept!"
Praveen couldn't believe he had just woken up at such a time. It was almost 9:30 am and he had never woken up as late as he did. He was panicking especially with the thought that he was in his in-laws' house. It was really scary.
"What do I do?" He gripped his hair, pulling on it hard. "I wonder what they are even thinking of me. How could I have overslept?"
He tried to just breathe and...
"Calm down!" He said to himself. "I am sure that they won't think anything of you."
At that moment he realized that he needed to get out of the room. His heart was pounding deep in his chest and he was breathing harshly. Somehow, he was wondering why Antonio hadn't woken him when he had woken up. But he just decided to drop it.
He quickly made the bed and started heading to the bathroom before he noticed his bag near the bed. That only meant that his clothes had arrived and he didn't even get to see the person that had brought the bag to the room. This was embarrassing.
He quickly rushed to the bathroom to take a quick bath and then head downstairs. He reached the shower and it sure was modern technology because there were several buttons but good for him he had seen a shower just like that during one of their high school trips. They had been staying at a five-star hotel and he was happy he had gone to that trip otherwise it would have been embarrassing going downstairs to ask someone for help.
"I gotta do this quickly."
He took off his clothes, entered the beautiful shower, and turned it on. The water was warm. It made him feel relaxed and cool. The warm water sliding on his back felt magical and it massaged him. He closed his eyes and just enjoyed the wonderful morning shower.
For a second he forgot he had been in a hurry. Some seconds passed before he came back to himself and started washing as quickly and quietly as he could be at that time. He had to hurry and go downstairs before they started thinking he was still sleeping.
Antonio slowly came downstairs, heading towards the dining table. He was feeling a little tired although he had just woken up. Guess the day before had made him exhausted. He didn't even shower but he was gonna do that later. He had just woken and found the annoying boy beside him. He was pissed that he had furiously left the room.
He was putting on beautiful yellow shorts with a black T-shirt and blue sandals. He was really hungry and he had no idea why he was that hungry. He could hear voices coming from the dining and knew that his family was having breakfast.
He went to the dining and found the rest of his family having their wonderful breakfast. It was just French toast, coffee, curried rice, sausage, and fruits. Seeing how much food was on the table brought him so much happiness but not entirely.
"Hey, there is our little groom." Granny chuckled when she saw him. "How are you?"
Antonio gave his granny a half-smile, quickly rushing to her. He placed a kiss on her cheek and sat down next to her. She started putting food on a plate for him because she knew that he was really hungry. She needed to make sure her grandson was well fed.
"I am okay, granny." He sighed, looking at his plate. "Thanks."
"Oh!" She moaned, ruffling through his hair. She couldn't believe how much her grandson had grown. He was now a married man. "You don't know how happy I am today seeing you like this. This is the first day as a married man. You are no longer a bachelor, my son."
"Yes!" Emilia smiled brightly at him. "You have grown so much, baby. I am proud of you."
He smiled softly and started having breakfast. Meanwhile, Andrea was just rolling her eyes in disgust. It wasn't like her brother had a choice. But she was gonna make them realize what sort of mistake they had made by bringing the stupid boy in the house.
"I can see you are really hungry." Eduardo teased, smiling at him. "How was your first night as a married man, bro?"
Hearing his brother's question, Antonio stopped eating and looked at his brother without saying anything to him. He looked at everyone on the table and could see that they were smiling except for Andrea who was just rolling her eyes.
"Err..." He stammered.
"Come on," Granny, looked at Eduardo. "Let him have his breakfast, okay? Stop teasing him."
"Okay." Eduardo raised his hands as if he was surrendering. "I will do that but that doesn't mean I won't ask later."
They all started eating in silence until granny realized something,
"Speaking of Praveen, where is he?" She asked, looking everywhere. "Shouldn't you have come down with him?"
Antonio got a little angry but he had to control himself in front of his granny and mother. It wasn't like he was Praveen's bodyguard. He didn't give a fuck about him. He didn't care if Praveen died in his sleep which by the way would be great.
"He's still asleep?" He said simply, taking a sip of his coffee.
"Hmm, guess he must be tired," Emilia said with a smile. "A lot happened yesterday and..."
"And sleeping in a comfortable bed as my brother's, why should he wake up early?" Andrea said in a rude tone. "It's the first time he's sleeping in such a bed and..."
"Andrea!" Granny scolded, raising her voice.
"What?" She shrugged, raising her eyebrows. "Isn't it the truth? I am sure everyone is thinking it but I am the only with the guts to say it. Besides, have I said anything wrong?"
"Please, shut up?" Emilia said angrily, giving her a cold look. "Praveen is your brother in law now and please, keep that foul attitude of yours to yourself before you ruin everyone's breakfast."
"But I was..."
"I don't want to repeat myself." She angrily looked at her daughter. "Praveen is just tired and besides, he's new here."
"Emilia is right." Granny agreed, moving her eyes to Emilia. "Why don't you go and check up on him?"
Emilia smiled brightly. "Yes!" she nodded. "I will go do that and I think I will also take him his breakfast."
Hearing her mother's words, Andrea just looked at her as if she was a stranger. "Can you hear yourself, mom?" She chuckled bitterly. "He's your son in law and not your boss. He's just been here for a few hours and you are doing this. If you ask me then I think it should be the other way around and..."