It's morning. I'm in a strange hotel room. I vaguely remember returning last night after hitting the bar downstairs, but there's something else prickling at the recesses of my mind.
Four Years Later
I see a figure off in the distance, it sparks something in my mind I don't know what, I don't know this person; do I?
As I draw closer my breath speeds up, my skin prickles and the hairs on my arm stand on end. I grow light headed, you turn around, your eyes grow round and then you try to hide behind your golden brown hair.
Wait you have a kid, who are you, why do you seem so familiar...the kid, why does he look...
I stop in my tracks, I know that face I see it every morning in the mirror.
I turn my head to this new interruption, there's another one, a little girl...I look at you as the pieces start to fall into place.
It all comes flooding back, that night I wasn't too sure of, that night that has haunted me for nearly four years almost to the day. The dream I've been chasing. But it wasn't a dream, it was real, you are real.
"Who are you?"
- Original Title:A Family For Christmas
- Author:Jordan Silver
- Rating:8.06 / 10
- Publisher:Published November 21st 2016
I smiled as I heard the pitter patter of little feet rushing down the hallway to my room. I stole one last snuggle under the warm down comforter as I psyched myself up to roll out of bed and face the day.
I could almost feel the cold floorboards under my feet and that first brush of cool air that will inevitably come when I leave the comfort of my bed. A New England winter is not for the faint of heart, but I can’t imagine living anywhere else.
Couldn’t imagine giving up the tree lined streets and moose munch grass covered in snow. Frozen lakes, and ski slopes.
“Momma…mommy.” My twin son and daughter came flying into the room and on to the bed for their morning hugs and kisses. I soon forgot all about the cold and misery that I would soon face as I enjoyed the innocent love of the two little beings that owne...