Sorrow...

It had taken less than twenty minutes to wrap all the details off getting Stephen in and arrest him on attempted assault.He was concern how his mother would take the news when she got home tonight.

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Unaware that Claire was looking at the display of emotions on his face,Luke walked away from the front door and went into the living room where all this event had taken place,he sat down on the settee.

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" You seem more concern now than when he was about to hit you.Why is that ?"She had other questions  to  put him,but the despair look present in this boys face somehow rendered her speechless.She wanted to hold him close and promise all would end well,but she couldn`t help him if she didn`t know what was wrong.

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It was so long he had seek council in any elder,not that his mother was absent,no she simply had been less occupied  by her feelings for Stephen than her  feelings for her children." I fear that my mother`s opinion of what just happen may be less favouritive than yours,where Stephen welfare and mine are concern."

She had thought as much." Luke,the only person responsable for your welfare his yourself,no other human being has the power to make you feel less or more worthy.Not even your mother,and i shall be here if you need a shoulder to lean on."Her hands extended forward and touched his right arm.

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He never once since his father had died felt less confused,it was almost has a heavy burden had been removed from his shoulders.As if he was being allowed to become a kid again...His right hand envolded hers in a handshake of agreement,and a silent understandment passed between the two of them in that room,it just gone 8.30,the house came to live just then,the kids where up...

The End

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