Family bleed the most, Chapter 1Chapter 1
Dust and bricks, slow spinning fans and cheap beer. Several days a week Anna walked through
the doors of a different bar and each time she came closer to the truth. Sweat, blood, and tears.
Waitresses sweating for the next tip, blood stains on the floor from old bar fights, and a variety
of patrons crying into their beers or spilling secrets to a bartender feigning interest. This was her
crowd, like a song, it could be sweet, swelling from chord to chord, or it could be hot, a quick
beat that left nothing to the imagination and boiled your blood before the last note. This was the
night with its neon signs and hopeful smiles. It was the last stand humans made to animal
instinct, a hill among mountains. This was a place of pride and work, and American hearts. Thus
was Americas Alamo to the old ways and left everything as it had been built.
Anna pushed her glasses to the top of her head looking closely at the little girl with golden hair
in her photograph. Emily the g
The third time Strix ended up on his kneesThe door slammed open as Lockhart stormed through. His eyes watered with unshed tears as he flew
through the house trying to get rid of strix who was closely following.
"Why are you so mad?"
"HE KISSED YOU STRIX!!" turning around Lockhart faced him the tears now spilling over. Strix reached
for him but he stepped back.
"Let's go over this...I was at a club...which is a known hot spot for hooking up, picking you up and a guy
innocently assumed I was there for something else and he kissed me...to which I politely told him I was
there to pick up my boyfriend."
"I was there with a friend besides that guy then gave you his number which you stuck in your pocket!!"
Strix frowned stepping closer once again.
"Lock I didn't want to be rude...look here" reaching in his pocket strix pulled out the number and tore it
up. "There baby...see I am not interested in him..." Pulling Lockhart into his arms he stroked his back
"I Want people to know your mine...i don't want them all over you st