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Out In The Country

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Scarlett Marabella Preston is now an ophan because her mother died in a car crash. Sent to a place she never thought she'd have to live. She was sent to live with her father and older brother. The older brother that she never met before. It wasn't her mom's son it was Wyatt Preston's son and he had, had Colten Jefferson Porter with his first wife. Waylon hates her father because he done things when he was drunk and that thing he did was cheat on her mother so Scarlett's mother took her away from her father when she was 5 and ever since she was older and knew what her father did she hated him. When Scarlett moves in with her father she automatically hits off with a mysterious cowboy named Ryan Bryce. And gets along with her brother really well. But will Scarlett learn to forgive her father? Will they began to get to know one another? Will Scarlett love her father like a daughter should?

Other / Adventure
Alexandria Miner
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Chapter 1

My breath caught in my throat when I heard my mother died. I stood there in the middle of the hallway, in the hospital. Staring at the doctor in shock. I didn’t know how to act. I was dumbfounded.

" You’re lying. My mother is not dead and you know it.” I screeched.

“I’m sorry Miss. Preston, but it’s true.”

“No no stop. Don’t say that. You can’t”

“Miss, your grief reactions are normal . I give you my condolences.”

My father was in the hospital with me because he got the call that mom died. He tried comforting me but I just brushed him off because I absolutely despise him and I always will.

Dad said I had to come with him to live with him on his ranch because I had no other family to live with. I tried arguing with him about it but I knew I was not going to win this argument.

This means I have to leave all my friends behind and go to a different school. I guess I always did know I was a cowgirl by heart and now this is my chance to live it.

I love the country honestly. I believe it’s my home. I’ve been in love with the country my whole life and I could never let it go.

Growing up in the country is definitely going to cause that. What can I say Nashville, Tennessee is a big hit. Especially their music.

I’m not going to call my father dad because I don’t think he deserves that name. But anyway Wyatt drove me to my house so I could pack all my things because he lived an hour an a half away from my home.

Truthfully I never saw myself living with him I always saw myself with my mom. But not anymore because now I’m stuck living with my father.

I have no choice in this situation but I’m going to live with him rather I like it or not.

It was a long drive. I fell asleep on the way because I was exhausted.While I was awoken I could see that Wyatt was trying but I don’t want to give in, I just can’t because what he had done to mom never went by me.

He was also heartbroken and even though he and mom weren’t together they never threw off their marriage so they have been married even after dad cheated.

Mom never took off her engagement ring or her marriage ring. And when I looked at the ring on Wyatt’s hang I knew it had to be the exact same one as mom’s and that means he still loves her because he is still wearing the ring.

While I was sleeping I was having a bad dream and I couldn’t wake up from it. It was mom. She was hugging me and I was holding her hand and then she was walking back from me. She had let go of my hand and she disappeared.

I woke up screaming and about the time I woke up I saw that I wasn’t in Wyatt’s truck anymore. I was laying in a bed, in a bedroom.

Wyatt came bursting through the door.

“Are you okay Scarlett?” He said concerned.

“I’m fine.” I yelled

“Good. And if it matters, I brought you up the stairs when we got here because you were sleeping and I didn’t want to wake you.”

“Okay.” I said sarcastically.

" Scarlett Marbella Preston I am your father and whether you like it or not you will respect me and abide by my rules.”

“Woah, the full name is already in affect dad” Some guy says.

“I’m sorry, who are you?” I said curiously.

“Howdy, my name is Colten Jefferson Porter, your brother. It’s nice to meet you.” He said with a smile.

“Likewise, my name is Sca..” I was talking but I got cut off by my brother.

“Girl please, I know who you are. You’re name is Scarlett Marbella Preston, your really stubborn, competitive and cheerful and you have a big ass mouth on you. And most of all your my sister.

We both laughed at that.

Soon after, Wyatt called us to come eat. He said we were having Country fried chicken and homemade mashed potatoes.

Me and Colten headed downstairs.

“Can I bless the food with the lord’s name?”

“Go ahead”

“Lord, thank you for bringing this family together tonight, and to the one we’ve lost I pray that she is much happier where she is now. I pray that you come into people’s lives and heal the ones that are grieving and make them see that my mom is in a better place. I pray that I will be able to do what’s right and help around the best I can. Lord if it’s your will let it be. Give this family the strength to fulfil the love that has been given. In Jesus name we pray amen.” I said, smiling at every word.

“Amen,” Colten said.

“Amen,” Wyatt said.

After dinner was done I went upstairs, took a shower and then went straight to bed.

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