Asa Gets Some Attention [Round 9, Chapter 89, Blank]

Asa: I can't believe I have to learn how to cook. I guess if I want something other than cereal for breakfast, lunch, and dinner... Ugh, this is my life now. Asa was deep in thought as he prepared fruit salad, one of the only things he could figure out how to make with so little … Continue reading Asa Gets Some Attention [Round 9, Chapter 89, 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]

Laurel Knows A Guy [Round 9, Chapter 77, Ralston]

Akira winced as Gavin's words landed in the middle of the circle. He trusted Gavin's approach, and figured this must be the best way to handle his group of friends. "Children are a wonderful addition to any family," said Bo. "Thank you for clarifying what your news was before our group started making innumerable and … Continue reading Laurel Knows A Guy [Round 9, Chapter 77, 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]

PlantSim Challenge Completed [Round 8, Chapter 69, Epstein]

"Okay," said Carmen, "we're all here at the Council Building, love that name by the way Gavin, you're such a politician, hehe. Everyone got their beans?" "Yes," they all replied. "Laurel, you've got the tree stump?" "Yes ma'am," said Laurel. "Luca, any chance you can quickly explain how you ended up a PlantSim?" "No ma'am," … Continue reading PlantSim Challenge Completed [Round 8, Chapter 69, Epstein]

Hanging Out In The Hangout [Round 8, Chapter 66, Epstein]

After a bracing sip from her drink, Laurel decided how to handle the news that Luca was in the Criminal Career. She decided to try and be positive about it. "Okay, I can't say this comes as a complete surprise," said Laurel. "I noticed your reluctance to talk about your job, but I just thought … Continue reading Hanging Out In The Hangout [Round 8, Chapter 66, Epstein]

(Not) Letting Luca Leave [Round 8, Chapter 65, Epstein]

Author's Note: I'm changing the way I add pictures to my chapters from Imgur. Please let me know if you have any issues viewing the images or if it affects loading time for the chapter. Thanks! Luca was watching everyone in the Counsel Council talking and laughing. They were so fond of each other. When … Continue reading (Not) Letting Luca Leave [Round 8, Chapter 65, Epstein]