In spite of our
differences, and honestly maybe because of them, Sam and I got along well. We
got each other to try new things. Things neither of us would ordinarily do.
As a couple we worked
well. We complimented each other. He was the strong, confident outdoorsman with
a bit of a careless, sometimes self-destructive streak. I balanced him by being
quiet and thoughtful. I’m sure people saw me as the petite little brooding
girlfriend who’d rather be at home with a book. It never bothered me because
that’s exactly what I was.
Sam was an
adventurous type. Camping, climbing, off-roading in his 4 wheel drive,
kayaking, anything outside really. He was also smart and caring and prone to at
least one existential crisis a month. Regardless, this isn’t about Sam’s
unhealthy fascination with Camus. It’s about our first and only camping trip
Honestly, I didn’t
really want to go but I thought it was sweet that he’d invite me knowing I’d be
no help to him whatsoever at setting up camp or cooking or any of the things he
was so good at.
I kissed the tip of
his nose and said I’d love to go and it was worth it just to see the happy look
on his face. Almost.
The drive to Fox
Creek was beautiful. Rolling, tree covered hills turned to deep, shady gorges
and steep, rocky peaks. We turned off the interstate and into the town of
Ellison and took surface streets through downtown, meandering along unlined country
roads. We went miles past the town until we came to a faded, drooping sign that
said Fox Creek SR 451. Sam turned onto the slightly rutted gravel road and we
Summary: An assignment in which you must mother a baby simulator doll pairs you with Grayson Dolan, a cocky, arrogant jerk, who was only out to make your life difficult, it seemed. In a project based on bonding and developing parenting skills, you and Grayson must set aside your differences and work together to be good parents and pass the class. Only one of you was willing to do it, however, and it wasn’t Grayson.
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A/N: Here it is! I am beyond excited for this series and I hope you are too. Please, please leave feedback, I would appreciate it so much. Enjoy! PS this entire miniseries will be dedicated to @themdolanboys. I owe her my entire lifetime and more for all she’s done for me 💛