I was parked out the front of Avery and Aamon’s house, it was a cottage style house. She had three houses but this was the main one she lived in with Aamon. From the moment I found out Lucy had been on these pills since she was 12 it had been eating at me, now standing out the front of the witch hybrid’s house I couldn’t bring myself to go knock on her door and ask her.
I didn’t want to be to blame for her depression yet Atticus even grew silent within me, he wholeheartedly believed we were at fault for it too, it was too much of a coincidence that we found out she was our mate when she was 12 and she went on these pills at the same age.
“Do you plan to sit outside and admire the house, or are you casing the joint?” Aamon says misting beside me and sitting in the passenger seat. I jumped the moment I heard his voice, burnt almonds filling my nostrils.
Tyson POVI loved my scent coming off her skin, Tyrant purring in my head having her here, though I was concerned for Ace wondering what was up with him. He left so quickly but knew he would return and tell me so instead I just spent time with Lucy.Rummaging through my DVD’s in the room, I found one I know she always liked a little girlie for my tastes but she enjoyed it. I pop it in the DVD player before walking out of my room to the kitchen hearing the microwave ding. The smell of popcorn filling the house before walking back to the room. Lucy steps out of my bathroom drying her hair on the towel, before sitting on the edge of the bed.“You don't have to watch it because I like it, pick something else. I know you hate this movie” She says but I shrug sitting back and watching her dry her hair before she gets up and hangs the towel on the bedroom door.“Dad mindlinked
What if he said no? But if I had to choose between them I would choose Tyson to mark me first if he wanted to. Ace I couldn't trust him, not after everything he did, not after Melana but would Tyson hate me if I didn't let Ace mark me?"What's wrong?" Tyson asks, moving his hand and tugging my lip from between my teeth, making me realise I actually broke the skin."Lucy, you won't hurt my feelings just say what you want to say, I can see you are worried about something" I shake my head suddenly embarrassed.Why did I have to be so awkward when it came to relationships, probably because I had never been in one. But still, the thought of him saying no hurt and I don't think I could handle that rejection and then have to go home to deal with my mother's rejection too.If he said no I would have to go home and I also didn't want to be stuck there while my family played house and I was expected to watch t
Waking up to Ryker voices in my head, I roll onto my back to find an extra body in the bed as Ace curled up beside me pushing me to the middle of the bed.“Hey Lucy, Ryden was born at 1201 last night, your mum wants to know if you want to come over?” Ryker asks.“Of course, I cann Tyson to run me out if you want?” I reply through the link.“That would be good, I am exhausted”“How is mum?”“Good, she has asked for you a few times” He says and excitement builds at his words, maybe I could have my mum back in my life.“Ok I will be over as soon as possible, I will get dressed now” I tell him before cutting the link. Sitting up, I wiggle out from between the pair of them, making me wonder what time Ace came home during the night.I shake Tyson's shoulder and he mumbles b
Ace barely said anything the entire car ride home. It was tense and silent as I stared out the window watching the scenery go past. We were nearly all the way home before he even spoke.“So did you and Tyson” He didn't finish yet his grip on the steering wheel tightened but I knew what he meant.“Did we have sex?” He said nothing but I knew I was right with the way he swallowed and his eyes flickered for a second.“No we didn’t, not that it would be any of your business if we did” I tell him. He nods, turning at the cross section.“Would you really be mad if we did?” I ask him, shocked at his strange reaction, all this because I marked Tyson.“No, Lucy I wouldn't, I was just curious” He pauses for a second looking at me before looking away. “Tyson waited, I get it and you should be with him” Ace says le
The first three days were great at home. Mum was in a great mood, and it reminded me of when Rayan was born. I was joined at her hip always wanting to help and I was glad to see mum let me with Ryden. Rayan was just as excited and for three days everything was like when I was kid, we were one happy family. I was excited to have my mother back and I could tell Rayan was too. That excitement dimmed though when I walked into the kitchen. Waking up a little earlier than normal I walk into the kitchen to find Rayan crushing pills with a spoon on a piece of paper before I watch him tip in a cup of coffee. Mum had been complaining that the coffee tasted funny and I thought it odd that Rayan was getting up early every morning to make her morning coffee and now I knew why.“Rayan?” I whisper yell to him, snatching the bottle of pills off him. He presses a finger to his lips pointing to the roof.“Does dad know you are doing this?&rd
Mum tackles me before I even turn back to her. Rayan screams jumping out of the way as I crash into the wall.“Mum, it's Lucy. I am your daughter” I scream at her when she slaps me. My face whips to the side before she gets up. “You're Not my daughter you’re his”. She says and I crawl to my hands and knees.“Now GIVE ME MY SON, YOU WILL NOT TAKE HIM FROM ME” she screams at Rayan. Rayan steps away from her just as I get to my feet. Amanda growls at him and raises her arm back to hit but I catch her wrist ripping her backwards.“Run” I yell to Rayan and he darts off.Mum's hand connects with my cheek, her claws slicing down my face. Her other hand twisting in my grip. She raises her hand again to hit me when I punch her. I don’t know who was more shocked, me or her but I still did it, as her head snapped backwards. She growls at me before atta
Ace’s POVRyker was a mess as Amanda finally gave into our commands, her screams made my ears ring and I have never been so sickened by torture before and had a new respect for mental torture. It made my stomach turn as she collapsed on the floor at our feet, both of us were torn to pieces by her wolf fighting the commands. Amanda was in some ways unaffected being she was Ryker’s mate yet the pain he was enduring not only doing it but feeling through the bond was heartbreaking.Reika lay in a huddled heap on the floor at his feet, his chest rising and falling heavily and he was sweating profusely. Tears streaked his face as he bent down with shaky hands to grip the tops of her arms.“Get away from me” Reika snaps, her voice trembling as much as she is, Reika slaps his hands away before she starts sobbing. I couldn’t imagine having my wolf forced into submission like that, forced to go dorman
Lucy POV“Lucy?” Tyson asks as I close the bathroom door. I couldn’t wait to get away from there. I was the reminder, the pain that broke my mother and in turn broke myself. I Couldn't stand the guilt on her face, I couldn't stand the guilt I felt towards her. Knowing everyone knew I was to blame sucked. I hated that they all hid it from me, if I had known I never would have come home at all.“I’m fine Tyson, I just want to shower and go to bed” I tell him. Ace had been silent all night since we left. No one knew what to say or think, what do you say when you know you are the reason someone is so mentally unstable they literally had to kill off a piece of themselves. Sorry doesn’t seem like a good enough word.I hear him still hovering near the main bathroom door, hear his weight creaking the floorboards. “I’m fine go to bed Tyson” I tell him and I