Norman spotted you from across the carpark, he’d finished
cleaning out the rooms as Dylan pointed you to a room. His curiosity clawed at
him, finding himself watching you.
He followed at a distance, sometimes cleaning your room
slower than he would have with eth other rooms, he liked your perfume. After Norma,
had gotten to know you, worming her way into your life, she insisted you stay
in one of the rooms in the house and earn your keep.
Norman watched you talk to one of the boys in your class, he
didn’t want to believe his mother but you’d never normally be talking to him so
for a moment he thought that perhaps she might be right. The long walk home was
silent and the way Norman kept staring at you was becoming unnerving.
“Is something wrong?” You asked quietly but Norman insisted he
All the way through your study session in the Bates’ kitchen
Norman spoke only when he had to staring at you occasionally but not in his
usual loving way. When your phone rang you jumped up to answer it, stepping
outside to talk to the caller.
“You were right Mother.” Norman muttered as he looked up at
Norma who had bustled into the kitchen. “She’s very friendly with one of the
boys in our class.”
“I told you not to fall for her Norman, she’s bad… she’s
probably on the phone with him now making plans for after she leaves here.”
Norma spat. When you hurried inside Norman glared at you making your nerves
jump as his look stayed dark.
Dylan smiled when he opened the front door to find you stood
in front of him, it had taken him weeks to convince both you and Norma that you
should work at the hotel and live at the house with them but finally, you gave
“Finally, your stuffs been here for a week.” Dylan muttered
as he tugged you inside.
“Hi Norman.” You say as he pulls you towards the stairs and
past the living room.
Was a beautiful, heart warming family show full of blooming young love and characters exhibiting profound character development? Back before the main character killed off his mom in a spoiled attempt at a murder/suicide? You know, before he dug up her body and glued her eyes open? Back before he yelled mother’s corpse for ignoring him by not looking at him in the eye? Yeah, that was nice…