Natives of Willow Creek [Prologue]

“You were such a good baby,” said Mom. “You know you were the most angelic little toddler, right? You never gave me any trouble.” “Really??” I smiled. I was very proud to hear that. “Yes. Not like Keegan, right?” “Nooooo!” I laughed. “Keegan’s so fussy. And annoying.” I wrote these things down in my little…

Season 1, Chapter 7

At this point, we were living with each other for a good several months. Latisha was out of high school already. Thank goodness for that. I spent some memorable nights calling her on the phone and giving her advice on how to deal with mean girls and the like. And I had always visited her,…

Season 1, Chapter 6

Things progressively got worse. As Major began meeting the girls around the area, sometimes he would take them home with him… let’s just say that made it very difficult to sleep or nap!! We still all went to the gym together most of the time, but I didn’t really get enjoyment out of it. I…

Season 1, Chapter 5

One of my only separate social exchanges I had with Major was when I found out he wore glasses. I said, ‘Since when do you wear glasses?’ and he answered, ‘I always did. I only wear them at night, I hate glasses. I wear my contacts instead.’ I thought, wow, I like the glasses better…

Season 1, Chapter 4

“…Well, good news then,” said Allie at breakfast, “We’re all pretty active people. The things we have in common already! We should all hit the gym sometime.” I was pretty quiet at our morning conversations in general. We had been together for a couple of days already and were starting our jobs. I would be…

Season 1, Chapter 3

I was almost dozing off laying on the couch when I heard the first car pull up. I listened quietly to make sure. When the door slammed, my heart started racing and anxiety settled in. I stood up, brushed myself off and tried to look as natural as possible, while staring from the corner of…

Season 1 Chapter 2

After high school, I stayed at home for a short period of time. I took a break; enjoyed some free time to myself. I still exercised daily, and read books. I was already feeling more confident now that I was out of school. Then, I told my mom I’m moving out. I want to get…

Season 1 Chapter 1

My name is Alisha Klein. My mom, Briella, liked having a unique name so she wanted something almost like that. She went with a different spelling of “Alicia”—in fact, it was almost Alysha, with a Y. I’m a really smart girl, I have to admit. During my childhood, I was good with books and computers. School,…

Season 1 Prologue

In this post, the reader is introduced to the Season 1 protagonist, Alisha Klein.