Being A Couple [Round 9, Chapter 73, Holloway]

"Damn baby, you had a hard day, huh?" "I did," sniffed Liz. "I deserve that promotion, and I don't know why my boss wouldn't give it to me." "You work so hard!" "I do work hard!" "You deserve this," said Luca. "Listen, this is what you're going to do. You're going to call you boss … Continue reading Being A Couple [Round 9, Chapter 73, Holloway]

Domestic Bliss? [Round 9, Chapter 70, Holloway]

Author's Note: Hi everyone! We're kicking off Round 9 with the Holloway family! As you may have figured out by now, each household takes two weeks to get through in a Round, but the number of chapters varies. After 12 long and crazy Epstein chapters, I think we all need a reprieve. So the Holloway … Continue reading Domestic Bliss? [Round 9, Chapter 70, Holloway]

We Are Family [Round 8, Chapter 63, Epstein]

"Hey Brooklyn," called Bianca, "come play with me on the monkey bars!" "Can't! I have to help mommy get her beans for the PlantSim Challenge." Brooklyn ran down the street because she saw Jasmine Holiday walking past. She stopped her and asked what she could do to help her mom's club with the challenge. Jasmine … Continue reading We Are Family [Round 8, Chapter 63, Epstein]

Rub My Belly For Good Luck [Round 8, Chapter 59, Epstein]

Daniella was considering going for a walk around the neighborhood, and she even made it all the way outside and down the front walk. Robyn arrived home from school and provided her the perfect excuse to stop and talk rather than walk. "Hey Robyn," said Daniella, "you can be my excuse for not going for … Continue reading Rub My Belly For Good Luck [Round 8, Chapter 59, Epstein]

Garlic and Pancakes, Fruit and Pie [Round 8, Chapter 58, Epstein]

Author's Note: Hi all! We're finally back in the households of the Epstein family to finish out Round 8. Daniella is still a Holloway (Quincy still hasn't proposed yet), but since she lives with Quincy, we'll get most of her story in the Epstein chapters going forward. Laurel learned the way to ward away vampires long … Continue reading Garlic and Pancakes, Fruit and Pie [Round 8, Chapter 58, Epstein]

Shh, Just Let It Happen [Round 8, Chapter 57, Ralston]

Author's Note: This was the final chapter for the Ralstons in Round 8! And it was my first ever attempt at a wordless chapter. I hope you enjoyed watching Gavin and Akira find their way to each other. Starting Monday, we finish out Round 8 with the Epsteins. They have a lot going on, and I'm … Continue reading Shh, Just Let It Happen [Round 8, Chapter 57, Ralston]

Protest At The Spice Festival [Round 8, Chapter 56, Ralston]

Gavin stood and watched the street musician playing the saddest handmade guitar he'd ever seen. He was 95% sure the musician with the World's Crappiest Guitar was none other than Bo Blank's wife. He'd met her one time at the building where the club hangout was. She was a striking woman, so he was pretty … Continue reading Protest At The Spice Festival [Round 8, Chapter 56, Ralston]

Okay Guys, I Need Help [Round 8, Chapter 55, Ralston]

As soon as Akira left, Gavin picked up his phone. His first thought was to call a club gathering of the Counsel Council. After the night and morning he had, he understood why Bo called a club meeting the day his family fell apart. The more he thought about it, the more he realized he … Continue reading Okay Guys, I Need Help [Round 8, Chapter 55, Ralston]

This Is Your Punishment [Round 8, Chapter 42, Blank]

Heaven felt Bo's hand on her cheek and she felt her resolve soften. They were not on Sixam anymore after all, should she still follow Sixam customs in this way? Bo pulled Heaven in for a kiss and whispered in her ear in their native language. Heaven felt so many things and she did not put much … Continue reading This Is Your Punishment [Round 8, Chapter 42, Blank]