Chapt. 5 Character

“Brad, since you can’t seem to remember” He growled.

“Nice to have a name with the face. Sorry I don’t remember you. I was a teenager with many dramas going on back then.” pg. 22

(google image, thinking dramas, don’t remember stuff)

‘I wish I had my phone to call my best friend, Dorie, she was there. She is at college now. She was disappointed when I didn’t follow her to college. It was always the plan to go together since we were in Jr. High. I am just so glad we stay in touch. ‘ pg. 22

(google image, girlfriends)

“It was July 1999. I came to help my father’s longtime friend, Carl Wilson, on his farm. You came out one day with a friend, young blonde, your age, about your height.” pg. 23

“I am the young age of thirty-five. I am not old and I know you are twenty-five.” pg. 23

“I had blonde hair back then from being outdoors all the time. I am now an accountant so no more outdoors more like hello cubicle. And thanks to contacts, I no longer wear glasses.” pg. 23

“OH. Wow. I um…do remember you. I am now genuinely embarrassed.” I turned away from him. Oh crap. He was my rebound from Damian. I began to pace.’ pg. 24

“You don’t have to be embarrassed. Crap happens. It was only two weeks’ time, not a lifetime like your old lover boy.” pg. 24

‘I am pretty sure he was a rebound from Damien and I feel even more ashamed. I should have given myself time to heal. Damien was the love of my life gone sour after two years of dating. It seemed like a lifetime to a teenage girl. We dated from eleventh grade through my graduation, and then caught him with another girl. He broke my heart, and it still hasn’t healed in ten years.’ pg. 24

(google image, love of a teenage girl)

“The job was done. I had to head back to my hometown to help my dad on his farm. I was going to come back the following summer, but I decided to enroll in college. I picked a career in accounting, worked for a big firm for the last five years. Carl called and mentioned he needed some more help, and I thought why not. I quit my boring job and headed on down here. I have been here about a month. I am going to open my accounting business and then help Carl in the evenings and weekends. He is getting to where he can’t do all the work and has no other family to help.” pg. 25

(google image, accountant)

‘I walked over to one wall and grabbed some blankets. No pillows, but we can use a blanket for a pillow, plenty of those. Brad found a couple kerosene lamps, and thankfully some matches next to them. Everything was on the shelves and there were no batteries or flashlights. The supplies seem to be from decades ago and more the old camping way.’ pg. 26

person holding a lamp
Photo by Louw Lemmer on Pexels.com (camping supplies)

‘Boy, I miss my Pepsi.’ pg. 27

Character brief


Mystery man- Brad, 35yr

main lady, Annie, 25yr

farm owner, Carl, older

best friend, Dorie, 25yr

ex-boyfriend, Damien, 26yr

year now- 2009, met in 1999

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