Hated – Part Five – Revelations and New Beginnings

The next six months were perhaps the most peaceful, and enjoyable time in Pete’s life. It had taken a simple statement from Pete to have him removed from Miss Sarah’s care, and a quick guardianship hearing the week after for Amelia to have the boy officially move in with she and Ashley. For the first … Continue reading Hated – Part Five – Revelations and New Beginnings

Hated – Part Three – Awakenings and Possibilities

By the time the two week suspension was over, the legend of what Pete had done, had grown. It was all over school that the boy had demolished Tony Bradford single handed. But the rumors now said he had backed down half of the football team while doing it. The stories varied widely, some claiming … Continue reading Hated – Part Three – Awakenings and Possibilities

Hated – Part Two – Fleeting Dreams and Waking Nightmares

Billy’s phone blared at his bedside, rousing him from sleep after only a few hours. Having worked nearly forty-eight hours straight, before finally being allowed to sleep, this was not the way he had planned his weekend to start. Cursing to himself, he picked up the phone and growled “What!?” The voice on the other … Continue reading Hated – Part Two – Fleeting Dreams and Waking Nightmares

Hated – Part One – Longing and Loss

Pete was born in August, a hot, sweaty, humid, month. During one of the worst heat waves in his area’s history. The summer of 1992 had been brutal, being pregnant during that summer had made his mother Janice, who was already short tempered, and waspish, by nature, nearly unapproachable. Pete’s father Mike, who had been … Continue reading Hated – Part One – Longing and Loss