Rayne’s Secret: Part 3

“No, this can’t be happening! This isn’t real. Who else is here?” I had never seen my mom look so scared in her life. She had the same look that Rayne had whenever someone was after her to repay her gambling debt. I watched as she began trembling and then took a step back before…

Rayne’s Secret: Part Two

We each headed downstairs one by one and let Rayne go last for the big surprise. I was over it but I needed to know what secret she was holding on to. “Everyone I have a big surprise for you” my mom said with excitement. Just then Rayne walks down and the room is filled…

Rayne’s Secret: Part One

It’s funny how the holidays can bring family closer together. Even those that haven’t spoken throughout the year still manage to come out, put on a fake smile, and enjoy each other’s company. Sometimes you end up enjoying each other so much you forget what kept you away for so long. This may not be…