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 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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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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Sebastian’s Story – Part 17 – The News and Device

Brooke reached out to Finn as she stood there in her doorway. She was still shaking from the encounter with Flannery, and Finn had not seen him dash off into the alley as he was parking his car. She knew that Jericho had always been a problem because of his crush on her, but this …

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