Rise of the Tellers 18: Acceptance

Sit down we have a lot to do in this chapter and we need to get started now. We are going to start in the Wasteland. I have to show you how eight years after the Battle of Normal Street, Assassin finally found peace. Now it is dark in the Wasteland and there is nothing… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 18: Acceptance

Rise of the Tellers 15: Wedding, Part 3

I woke up to donuts and D’s instruction. He looked at me and smiled. “I got married months ago.” “I know. I gave you a kick ass toast,” I said. “I remember. Listen—” “It was a better toast than your Best Man’s toast. I don’t think he will ever forgive me for that.” “I need… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 15: Wedding, Part 3

Rise of the Tellers 11: A Small White Box

We walked in and the whole house exploded. Everyone yelled hellos, some people fought their way to their feet to cross the room and embrace us. There were still others that said hi to Bekah and waved at me. I was still not popular in her family. When we walked into Christmas that first year… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 11: A Small White Box

Rise of the Tellers 10: Waiting for the News

The drive was awesome. It always was. Every time me and Bekah had ever or have ever gotten in the car to drive a long distance, we have had a blast. I drive. All the way no breaks. She talks and gets me snacks and drinks and we laugh and play. I tend to talk… Continue reading Rise of the Tellers 10: Waiting for the News

Aftermath Guardian’s War 17: Summit

“Do you love him?” I ask, and she looks at the bed under me for a moment and shakes her head. “No, I don’t love him. I just like him, and I can’t do this anymore,” Bekah says. She is talking. She is saying something, and I need to be focused on her, but every… Continue reading Aftermath Guardian’s War 17: Summit

Aftermath New Girl 16 / Guardian’s War 1: Denver

That Christmas we went to her parents’ house in Virginia. Her mother greeted me at the door and pulled me into a tight embrace. Said it was good to see me. Beckoned me to come inside, where I found Bliss, who ran to me and gave me a great big hug. She said how she… Continue reading Aftermath New Girl 16 / Guardian’s War 1: Denver

The New Girl 2: Come Home Soon

She had stayed until everyone left and I was walking Bekah to her car. It was the first day we were together, and she was going to her parents where she was staying for the summer. “Don’t go,” I said. “You belong here. With me.” I kissed her. It didn’t take more than that to… Continue reading The New Girl 2: Come Home Soon

The New Girl 1: The New Girl

Soulmates are a funny thing. You end up finding your soulmate, and in every case I’ve ever heard, there’s a great battle of some kind. A test that you must go through in order to see how much you’re willing to fight, how far you’re willing to push yourself to keep ahold of the one… Continue reading The New Girl 1: The New Girl

Guardian’s War 11: Love in a Box

There is a thing that happens when fate comes to you. Often it is not what you expected, or even desired. When I went out to visit Mumble at work that day, and I was talking to him about how I was failing my classes, he interrupted me to say, “Do you want a dog?”… Continue reading Guardian’s War 11: Love in a Box

Guardian’s War 1: Denver

That Christmas we went to her parents’ house in Virginia. Her mother greeted me at the door and pulled me into a tight embrace. Said it was good to see me. Beckoned me to come inside, where I found Bliss, who ran to me and gave me a great big hug. She said how she… Continue reading Guardian’s War 1: Denver