• It wasn’t like her to avoid confrontation. In fact, she lived for that kind of thing. So, for her to simply make a suggestion, well, it had a great deal more power than a demand. We simply could not refuse her, […]

  • She kicked it. Hard. It skittered across the yard, throwing up dirt and stones, and hit the side of the house, right beneath his bedroom window. She smiled when that happened, a wisful smile, and I knew […]

  • Can’t you find a way, in your heart, to forgive me? It was only one mistake, one moment of rebellion, and I didn’t quite understand why it happened the way it did. I understand you’re upset, but do you really have […]