Jennie found herself staring at her boyfriend’s casket, questioning herself why and how her boyfriend died. She kept on denying and refusing the fact that Alex is gone. Alex left him with a broken heart and a baby inside her womb. Months after Alex’s death, Jennie met someone that looked exactly like her deceased boyfriend and what she will do if she found out the biggest secret they were keeping from her? *************** He’s not Him Chapter One Jennie "Alex is gone. " "Alex is gone. " "Alex is gone. " "The patient didn't make it. " "The patient didn't make it. " "The patient didn't make it. " Those sentences kept on messing around my head, sentences that I still can't comprehend. Who is dead? Alex. Why he died? He died because of car accident. I've been answering my own question for the past hours. "Jennie. " "Is this just a dream, mom? " I stared at my boyfriend's casket with his graduation picture on top of it "Wake me up, mom, tell me this is just a dream, wake me up. " I said, denying the reality in front of me "No, honey. " Mom sat next to me "Alex is gone. Look, I know it's hard for you but Alex won't be happy seeing you like this. " "You kept on saying Alex is gone but that's not true. Alex is just with me this morning, we had breakfast and lunch together. Alex is just upstairs, sleeping. " Why do I keep on denying it? I kept on denying it when the reality is in front me. Alex's corpse is in his casket. My boyfriend is dead. Who is dead? Right, Alex, my boyfriend. When will I stop doing this to myself? "Jennie, maybe it's better if you take a rest, it's already five in the morning, and you've been there for five hours now. " Alex's mom said to me from behind, placing her hand on my shoulder "You also need to rest. " "Is Alex there in his room? " Here I am again. My mom and Lexa looked at each other. No, don't give me that look. I'm not pathetic. "Yes, honey. Alex is there, waiting for you. " She lightly squeezed my shoulder and plastered an encouraging smile "Okay. " I stood up and forced a smile to them "Alex doesn't like waiting. " People from our former college school, Alex's friends and relatives are here. What's up? Yeah, Alex is gone. Finally, my mind finally comprehends that sentence but how about my heart? Alex's friends are standing near the staircase, looking at the casket. Are they feeling the same way? Are they still denial? "Our ...
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