Now Sky Is Home [Round 9, Chapter 88, Blank]

The sunlight streaming through the window invaded Bo's sleep, but he didn't open his eyes. It had been days since Heaven left, but he still wasn't used to her side of the bed being empty. The previous day had been like a bad dream. For some silly reason, he thought there was a chance Sky's … Continue reading Now Sky Is Home [Round 9, Chapter 88, Blank]

Sky Is Not Home Yet [Round 9, Chapter 87, Blank]

"I know you haven't been here before," said Heaven to Bo," but the house is small, no need for a tour. Just follow me downstairs to where my room is." Bo followed slowly behind Heaven. He was nervous for Asa and Gem to see their baby sister Sky, and he wanted to make sure they … Continue reading Sky Is Not Home Yet [Round 9, Chapter 87, Blank]

Let’s Talk About It Over Dinner [Round 9, Chapter 78, Ralston]

The next morning Cristian was back in his beloved kitchen, whipping up several dishes. Cristian: I'm so happy Kenya gave Gavin that push to just be himself. He's so happy, and so am I! How could I be anything but happy in this amazing kitchen? He finished his first dish and started on the next as … Continue reading Let’s Talk About It Over Dinner [Round 9, Chapter 78, Ralston]

Decision Made [Round 9, Chapter 76, Ralston]

"Don't mind your grandmother's face, my boy," said Cristian. "I swear she had a good afternoon. Too good of an afternoon if you catch my drift." "Yeah, I get it," said Gavin. "By that I mean, we're getting too old to fool around in park observatories." "Yeah, I got it." "And by fool around, I mean … Continue reading Decision Made [Round 9, Chapter 76, Ralston]

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]