Summer–Chapter 3: Above the Clouds

My face was soaked with tears. I felt numb and scared and betrayed. My mom was trying hard not to cry even more. “James, this… I…” “Honey, I can explain–” “Oh, well, you better.” I slowly walked backwards, and once I was at the entrance, I darted up to my room. “Everything okay, Summer?” Marian…

Summer–Chapter 2: The Cat

I was terrified after the whole ‘Charles Drama’ thing. I didn’t even eat dinner. My head was spinning. I plopped down in bed with a book and kept telling myself, “Everything’s gonna be okay.” Because they were, right? I sighed. “Summer, darling, your dinner’s getting cold,” Father told me worriedly as he opened the door…

Summer–Chapter 1: Charles

Yes, I’m still bummed out that my parents named me ‘Summer’. I mean, when you say my full name, Summer Kilpney, it doesn’t sound that bad, honestly–though, street kids bully me about being a ‘Summer time kid’.  Well, yeah, I love summer. It’s always so warm and toasty, and my mom always hires a new…