The Teenaged Years

Michael and Jessica are now teenagers, and with this growing pains comes new adventures and new challenges.

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Band Camp with Jessica

Jessica introduces her brother to the ritual known as high school marching band

Open Chapter Welcome to Marching Band Exhausting Day on the Practice Field

Welcome to High School

Chatting In Living Room
The three siblings are chatting in the living room

Michael is now in high school and Jessica has one year to guide him

Open Chapter Winchester In the Company of Big Sister Special Afternoon with Jessica Jessica’s Accident Big Family Christmas Atlanta Band Trip

Jessica’s Accident

It’s Thanksgiving, and Jessica has a serious accident

Open Chapter Thanksgiving Dinner Hanging Christmas LightsTW: Serious Injury Jessica in the Hospital Jessica Home from the Hospital Jessica Returns to School

Cracks in the Status Quo

Jessica is now living in Seattle, having been awarded a full ride scholarship, and now Michael and Rachel have to contend with the sticky situation of the parents bitterly divorcing.

Seeds of a Divorce

Dad and Rachel
Dad tries to explain to Rachel what is happening

Rachel is the first to notice the rumblings of parental arguments, and her older brother tries to shelter her from the worst of it.

Open Chapter Rachel’s Warmup Fighting Parents Rachel’s First Band Camp

The Parental Divorce

Michael and Rachel
The siblings are realizing that life is about to change for the worst

TW: Divorce

The family that the two siblings knew all their young lives was over. The parents were splitting up and each parent wanted custody of a sibling (or both). Let’s see how this plays out.

Open Chapter Rachel’s Fury Goodbye Rachel Rachel’s New Apartment Rachel Goes West Clark County Thanksgiving

Starting a New Life

Jessica’s New Life

Jessica is on track to graduate with one last semester to go, but first she wants to set her siblings’ affairs in order. WorldSoft has already picked her up for employment as part of her scholarship.

Open Chapter A Left Coast Christmas Jessica’s Graduation

A Clark County Summer

Michael gets to spend an entire summer between his junior and senior year with his sister in Washington

Open Chapter PDX Arrival Sister Bonding Day & AWF Wrestling Night Vacation with Jessica

Vacation with Jessica

Michael and a very angry Jessica has to reveal the truth about their father to Rachel.

Open Chapter Arrival in King County Day with Rachel

Old Childhood Dreams (Michael’s Senior Year)

Michael ponders life sitting on Rachel's Bed
This is the last day of Michael’s life in his childhood home, and his heart is broken as he surveys his sisters’ room one last time

The dust is settling from the divorce, and it is just Michael and his mother in the old house. Sometimes he will sleep in his room, and sometimes when he wanders into what was his two sisters’ room, he would break down in tears as he missed them so much.

Open Chapter One Last Band Camp Starting School Alone Pep Rally & Afternoon with Shenna Last Day on Delaney StreetTW: Broken Heart Moving to Norfolk A Very Lonely Christmas Finishing Up a Senior Year Summer School, Summer Life

Delores

Michael finds himself a girlfriend. What new adventures await?

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Winter Mess

Michael’s new girlfriend has some rather odd quirks

Open Chapter The Big Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Evening Black Friday with Sisters Christmas with Sisters

Breakup with Delores

Maybe this new girlfriend thing wasn't such a good idea?

Open Chapter Annabel’s Comforting Return Date with Annabel

Getting Back with Delores

Shall we try again?

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Life in Washington

The nightmare is coming to a close, at long last. Can Jessica and Rachel help their brother recover?

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The End of Hell

Open Chapter Jessica’s Reunion Off to Pierce County Jessica’s Train RideTW: Broken Heart WorldSoft Reunion Night of HellTW: Rape Morning Hell

A Dark Secret

Open Chapter Michael’s Nightmare Morning Wakeup Exploring Seattle Lunch in the Tukwila Rainforest Freddy’s Renton A Dark Secret… Revealed! WorldSoft Employees Credit Union Comfort in Renton

A New Beginnig

Open Chapter Public Market / 550 Bellevue–NE 10th Night of Comfort Afternoon in University Place 12/21 Date with Kristin WorldSoft Christmas Dinner Situating Jessica Christmas in Bellevue

Living with Jessica

Open Chapter New Year, New Life Moving to Bellevue Living with Jessica Snohomish County Kristin Graduates Taking Rachel Home

Return to Virginia

Michael returns to Virginia and Rachel comes along for the ride

The Townhouse

Brother and Sister in a Townhouse
Michael and Rachel posing in their townhouse

The two siblings move into a townhouse that their mother purchased.

Open Chapter Welcome Home Situating a Townhouse The Overcrowded Inbuond 20 Nasty Spring Storm Reconnection with Annabel

Rachel’s New Life

Michael is situated with Annabel, and now it’s Rachel’s turn for a significant other. In addition, Rachel begins her journey towards becoming a teacher.

Open Chapter Rachel in Havelock Christmas in Havelock Rachel’s Graduation

Rachel 1 Extras

I kept everything when creating my book, and here I will share with you extra scenes that are not in the main section.

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Extra Scenes

These are some bonus features

Night of Hell (Extra Graphic Version)TW: Rape Run, Run, Rachel!

Deleted Scenes

These are deleted scenes from earlier drafts of the book.

Rescue in Lakewood Making the Townhouse Ours