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9. Not a Dancer
Edward really liked Natalie. The Sadie Hawkins dance,
girls ask guys out, was coming up. In
dances, guys usually ask girls out. Natalie liked
, too, but he did not know. Natalie was
about asking Edward to the dance, but she
shy. Her friends eventually convinced Natalie to ask
During the lunch break, Natalie and her friends
up to Edward at his usual lunch table. "
Edward. This song is for you," Natalie said.
looked shocked. Natalie took out her guitar. Her
took out their instruments, too. Natalie played an
song. The song was about how they met
the first day of 9th grade. At the
of the song, Natalie asked, "Will you go
Sadie with me?" There was a long pause.
around Edward was waiting for his response. Edward
yes, but he didn't look too happy.
, Natalie asked Edward why he looked upset when
asked him out. "I really like you, but
'm not a dancer," Edward said. Natalie laughed. "Who
? No one is really good at dancing. The
thing is that you have fun," Natalie said.
nodded and decided to go out with her.
the dance, Edward felt awkward at first. Then,
started dancing and it was bad. Edward laughed
started dancing, too. Even though they were both
, they had fun.