Sebastian’s Story ~ Part 33 ~ The Pain of Fear

Photo by Markus Spiske on Pexels.com When Fiona and Finn walked into Sebastian’s room, he was sitting peacefully playing with a few toy cars on the make-shift race track that Davina had designed for him and modified with more ramps and fun turns. His face was expressionless, and he had not heard Gammy and Finn …

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Faith and War

Image Credit: CookmePancakes @ DeviantArt.com Laura dreaded hearing the alarm go off because today was the day she would have to confront her own faith in the wake of a huge battle. Her eyes were gasping with tears as she watched the smoke fill the bay. It was hard to breathe because the war was …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 31 – Breakfast Meeting

Photo by Vlada Karpovich on Pexels.com “Davina, breakfast is ready! Pronto!” Fiona hollered upstairs to beckon her daughter down to the table. “Mom, I’m not 12. I will be down in a moment. Can you get Sebastian’s food first?” Davina answered back from her upstairs bedroom. There were not many instances of the family getting …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 30 – The Mansion and The Boy

Dinner was served at the big family table when Fiona, Finn, and Sebastian joined Lucas at the table. Lucas smiled at all of them when they sat down, and he welcomed them to the table, which was funny since the table and everything in the house was now Fiona’s property according to Davina’s letter. “Welcome …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 29 – The Arlington Hotel

The Arlington Hotel was a little over an hour drive southwest from the Roland Police Department, and Detective West wanted to commit to following up on the lead Finn gave about the matchbook when he collected his mother’s personal belongings. She had checked it out of evidence to take with her on her trip, following …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 28 – The Picture and Device

“I see things, that's all. Write enough stories and every shadow on the floor looks like a footprint; every line in the dirt like a secret message.”― Stephen King, Bag of Bones Brooke had seen enough “things” that it tarnished her view of her family and most people, in general. After seeing her mother on …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 26 – The Envelope

Image Credit: Leyne @ Morguefile.com. Fiona had not sat with her feet up for the longest time, or at least it felt like it. It was the first time that she could relax. Sebastian was playing with his new best friend, Finn, and Lucas... She thought to herself, Lucas was doing whatever it was that …

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The Winter Walk – Aria and Cooper

Image Credit: Morguefile.com Aria had been walking forever it seemed, though it had only been minutes. The cold breeze in her face had turned her nose a bright pink, and her feet were freezing in her boots. The snow made her steps harder and heavier. Each step made the cabin feel farther away and made …

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