Prelude to the Next ~ It’s A 6

Photo by Yaroslav Shuraev on Pexels.com Fiona decided the best way that she could start to move forward is to keep her mind and actions fluid, constantly moving and adapting, to what is more important and needed prioritized, like caring for Sebastian, Jenna, Lucas, and Finn. She was always the caretaker of Davina, but she …

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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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Sebastian’s Story ~ Part 32 ~Love and Death in the Air

Davina’s letters brought an understanding to Fiona’s worries, but they had also brought her a good deal of pain. It was hard for a mother to realize that her child was prepared to die, and, more so, that she was prepared to die to save her mother and her own child. Fiona sat the paperwork …

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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 27 – Coming to Life

The letter from Davina had Fiona numb and without emotion at first, but she could feel the wetness of her tears soaking her face. My baby knew she was going to die, Fiona kept saying inside of herself as she read the letter. She was appreciative that Lucas did not hover about while she read …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 25 – The Hunt

The winter snow had come in full force this season, and Indiana was gaining much more snowfall than usual. The collection of snow and ice from the storms made it hard to journey on the highways, but thankfully Lucas had gotten them safe before the roads had gotten too bad. Fiona sat in her room …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 24 – Lucas’s Demesne

Sebastian was like a tiny little Spartan because he was ready for any battle that came at him. He was having the worst time of his life, and he stood so tall and so very strong. Most adults would crumble with everything that had been happening in his young life. He had the heart and …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 23 – Acceptance

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Fiona and Finn watched Sebastian leave with Sharon at the end of her shift, and Fiona looked back at Lucas standing behind her waving goodbye to her grandson. She still wasn’t sure how she felt about this new guy that was secretly in Davina’s introverted life. Lucas smiled at her as they heard the revelry …

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