Six weeks have gone by since Ashley was born. We got a recent
weight and length update and it stated she was weighed in at 4
pounds 9 oz and 16 inches in length. The
doctors said she would survive. Scott and I were thrilled at that
news, since the past 2 weeks have been stressful those since
Scott is now working 12 hours a day 6 days a week. He said it's
so we can get ready to move out. I want to get my own place so we
can have a stable home for her. I thought about us getting
married as well since I'm engaged to him.
When Scott got off work at 10pm, he came to the hospital. I told
him that I was going to my house to pick up a baby blanket. He
told me to call if there is something wrong. I said I would. I
left the room and head to my house. I made it there, so I snuck
inside my window and grab the bright pink blanket that I bought
for Ashley a few days ago. I hopped back into my car and drove
down a back alley when something from behind creeps up. I began
to scream when the figure covers my mouth with his hand. I look
in my rear view mirror and notice who it was.
"There is no way I'll allow a tramp like you have any connections
to my family," he said and pulled out a knife and took his hand
away from my mouth.
"Simon what do you want from me," I cried.
"You are so disrespectful, you don't call your elders by their
first name do you now Tuscany,"
"What are you going to do?" I asked scared.
"What you are going to do is get out of the car. If you scream or
let on anything suspicious I'll slice open your pretty little
neck," he snared. He grabbed my arm and forced me out of the car.
I didn't scream out of fear of my life. He through my car keys in
the backseat. We walked out of the back alley to a blue pickup
truck. He got in the driver side and made me get in the back. I
hurried for the doors but they wouldn't open.
"Sorry girlie, they're child proof," he said back. I knew then I
was in big trouble. He drove away towards the edge of the city.
We drove least an hour. Scott by now had to be worrying. We ended
up at a farmyard, where he practically dragged me out of the
truck and towards the old house that looked as if it would
collapse any second. Simon led me into the house, into the
basement and pushed me into the dark room. He reached into my
pocket and grabbed my cell phone.
"You won't need this. Too bad this is the last time anyone will
see you alive," he closed the door. "The rodents like it down
there and they love visitors," he said through the door. I could
hear him walk up stairs. The door creaked, open and after I
hearted no one at all.
"HELP," I screamed, a part of me knew it was no use. I screamed
for help for a good, few minutes before I knew that no one could
hear me. I sat down on the cold ground when something crawled on
me. I noticed it was a roach. I screamed and jumped.
"Scott, come help me," I cried
Meanwhile at the hospital Scott was in a panic. Almost two hours
had passed by and I haven't come back yet. He called my cell
phone but it went straight to voice mail. He called Libby, my
mom, and even my dad. He called my cell again and again it went
to voice mail.
"Hi Love heart, call me when you get this. I'm worried,"
Simon meanwhile checked the messaged on my cell. When he heard
"You've got a right to be worried Scott," he shoved the cell
phone back in his pocket. "Tomorrow the second phaise of my plan
will be put into action," he was heading back into the
When three hours went by, I was really freaking out. Mice, ants,
and roaches were scattering at me, I was screaming for help, and
no one was coming. My watch said 3:10am. I got here about
12:00am. I was really wondering what Scott was doing while I was
sitting here being attacked by rodents.
Scott was sitting with Ashley.
"Don't worry Ashley, your mommy will be here soon," he looked up
from her and thought to himself. I don't know if you are okay
Tuscany. Where are you? At my house, commotion was getting
"Where is Tuscany?" my mom cried.
"She is pulling something, she is not answering her cell phone?"
my father replied.
"My baby is in trouble," she cried. At a hotel room, Simon is
"This is just too easy,"
I looked at my watch it said 5:00am. The next thing, I know I
wake up and my watch says 9:00am. A dim light shines through the
cracks of the foggy window. The morning breezes is
colder then that of last night. I looked at myself to see red
marks appearing. The mice and crock roaches were crawling around
me and I felt slimy stuff in my hair, and I was very
Outside my house, Simon was peaking from his blue truck. He sees
my mothers and two sisters leaving. He sees my dad through the
"I got you just where I want you Kevin.' he snickered. Simon got
out of his truck and headed for the door. He knocked on the door.
Kevin opened it.
"Simon," he said in shock then his expression turned cold. "What
the fuck are you doing here?" he demanded to know.
"You haven't forgotten about what happen, have you?" he
"You murdered that girl, because you hit your wife and she found
out," he said.
"Who told you about that?" he barked. "If that swanky whore of a
daughter of yours found that out she is a dead woman,"
"You will never get your hands on any of my daughters," he
"It's a little too late for that," Simon laughed.
"So you are responsible for my daughter disappearing.' he grabbed
Simon and pushed him against the wall putting his hands around
his neck," I'll kill you.'
"Go ahead Kevin kill me, if you do your daughter will not be
found alive since only I know where she is,"
"Where is she?" Kevin demanded.
"So I hit a weak spot. I'll just go after your children. Seem
like I got one of them. How many more do I have to go?'
"If you lay a finger on any of them I will make you pay," he let
him go. Simon looked at him with a smirk. "My daughter will call
the police soon; she had a cell phone,"
"I know she does, but what good is it if she doesn't have it,"
Simon said handing the cell phone to Kevin. "Good luck locating
your daughter," Simon left the house. He got up and drove
Scott got Libby to stay with Ashley for a while. He headed to his
house where his mother was doing the dishes.
"Why aren't you at work?" Molly asked.
"Tuscany is missing. No one including her parents knows where she
is," he said frantically.
"Don't worry honey; I'm sure she is fine. I remember when I was
16 years old I didn't return for 5 days because I wanted to go on
a shopping spree,"
"Let's hope she just wanted to be alone, because I'm really
freaking out.' he looked at the time. " It's almost noon, she
hasn't been seen in almost 14 hours,"
The rodents were beginning to bite a little bit of flesh from me.
I was feeling very nausea and thirsty. I was losing the strength
to even scream. I have been in here over half a day and I'm at
the point where I'm starting to lose hope. More and more
creatures seem to be itching at me, biting, scratching, and
plainly covering all over me. The ground is making me feel sick
as the weather continues to drop and the little clothing I do
have is not enough.
The hours keep dragging on and on, I keep feeling sicker and
sicker, and my thirst is rising. I keep wandering what Scott is
doing and what my family thinks. I even tried to break down the
door, but being made of steel doesn't help ether. I even stopped
looking at my watch as often in hopes of time to go by faster. I
looked at my clock and it read 5:00pm. My body continued to shut
down. The hours continue to pass by and it soon approached
midnight. I've been locked in here for 24 hours. I suddenly broke
"God, help me.' I cried, 'I want Scott, and Ashley to know I love
them very much. I don't want to die now. I want to see Ashley go
to school, graduate from high school, get married, and give Scott
and I many grandchildren,"
I lay down on the ground, my face pale, and I felt that I must
have got some kind of infection from these dirty rodents. I was
feeling dehydrated and beginning to feel woozy. I started to not
have the strength to brush away the mice and roaches from my
face. What seemed like forever I finally built up enough strength
to check the time? It read 9:00 a.m. It has been over one day and
I finally accepted that I might never get out of here. I
was at my breaking point and I gave up.
Earlier that day my car was found in the back alley, and
reported. There was a watch out and I was officially classified
as missing. My dad was telling the police it was Simon. He
admitted it and if he told the police if they made this news
public, he would kill his daughter. Scott called in sick from
work and stayed with Ashley in the hospital. He was beside
himself. He hasn't had much sleep, or anything to eat. He didn't
want to talk to any one.
My mom was at home, worried out of her mind with Kevin.
"What if we never see her again Kev," she cried.
"We will find her,"
"I need to be alone, excuse me Kev,"
My mom went upstairs to her bedroom. My mom knew a thing or two
about getting a man's attention. She secretly shoved a red wig
and a green strapless dress in her purse and left. She drove to
the hotel Simon was staying at posed as a slut. When she noticed
Simon coming out she got out of her car and approached him,
purposely bumping into him.
"Oh I'm sorry handsome," Lacey said.
"It's no problem," Simon said. "I have somewhere I need to
"First can you help me," she asked in a sexy voice.
"Sure, what can I do for you?"
"Do you know where the strip club is?"
"I can drive you to the closet one if you like,"
"You will, that is so sweet of you," My mom replied. Simon led
her to the truck and got in and my mother did as well. She
slipped a tracking device between the seats. Simon dropped her
off at the strip club.
'Thank you handsome," Lacey said when she walked into the bar
connected to a strip club. When Simon was out of sight Lacey
left, took off her disguise, and walked the eight blocks back to
the hotel and drove home. Kevin was sitting on the couch. I
rushed in a pulled out the laptop.
'What are you doing and playing with a laptop during a time like
this," Kevin snapped.
"This is what is going to lead us to Tuscany," Lacey said.
"How?" Kevin wanted to know.
"I disguised my self as a stripper, got Simon to pick me up. I
put the tracking device in his truck seat, he dropped me off at
the strip club, and I walked back to my car and drove
"WHAT were you thinking?" he yelled. 'He is dangerous. How did
you know what he looked like?"
"I remember seeing a photo of him in Molly's house," she said.
"That's where he's been staying the last couple nights,"
'Promise me you'll never pull a stunt like that without telling
me first," Kevin said.
"I promise, now lets see what Simon is up too," Lacey signed up
with the tracking program. "He is leaving north of the city.'
Lacey said. After an hour of viewing. "He stopped,"
"Somewhere north, the tracking device will lead us to him. We
need to go now," Kevin and Lacey got up and left.
Simon meanwhile showed up at the old house. I was awake weak. He
looked at me.
"I lied to you girl," he laughed. "About no one knowing you were
kidnapped. Your dad knows, but he won't kill me knowing his
precious little daughter is missing and possibly
dying," he laughed and approached me and grabbed me.
"I don't think your suffering enough Tuscany. You will never see
anyone you love including Scott ever again," he said and pulled
out his knife. He ran it close to my neck then pulled away and
then swiped in across my left arm. My arm began to bleed.
"Sweet dream girlie," he said and left. I laid there in pain. I
could here him laughing and chanting. "Die bitch," repeatedly. I
tried to stop the bleeding and after ten minutes, Simon finally
My dad was speeding fast on the gravel road. I heard him drive
away and I continued to lay there alone and scared. My dad was
driving like a maniac, my mother reading out. My dad said that he
would kill Simon. My mothers said, 'Kevin turn into here, this is
where she should be. My dad turned into the driveway speeding. He
got to the front door of the house. He noticed it was locked. He
managed to break it open. It was around 11:00am, I lost so much
blood, and I was not function normally. Kevin screamed,
"Tuscany is you in here?" he shouted. When I heard him, I got the
strength to scream
"Down here," I shouted as loud as I could, my voice was rough,
but I felt a sigh of relief.
"Did you hear that Kevin," Lacey said. "It's coming from the
cellar," My dad rushed down the stairs to the cellar. He saw me
laying there. He ran to me and noticed me bleeding thorough my
shirt. He took my shirt and ripped the sleeve signoff of it. He
noticed that there was a big gash. He put his hand on the gash to
stop the bleeding.
"Hold on sweetheart," he said in a calm voice. I was losing of
all awareness if what was happening. I felt weak and dead, and
hungry. After what seemed like another, six hours I
attempted to get up. My dad stopped me by putting pressure on by
back and I fell forward. I had very little strength. I soon fell
asleep. I didn't know how long exactly it was but I woke up awake
in the hospital. No one was around and I felt a lot more alert. I
got up quietly and walked out in the hall. I saw my mom standing
there, dip I quietly sneaked down the other hallway running right
"You finally woke up," she cried. "Scott and I were worried.' she
said. She was telling me to come with here. I went into the room
and I noticed Scott sleeping in the chair. I
looked at Libby, smiled, and then looked at Scott. I went over to
Scott and poked him. He groaned at me.
"Don't you groan at me," I said, that woke Scott up. "It's not
polite to groan at a woman,"
"Tuscany, oh my god you are safe," he said grabbing me towards
his chest. His arms were tightly around my waist. "I didn't know
if I would ever see you again,"
"I was scared too Scott, it was horrible," I said, He let go of
my waist and held my hand for a few minutes.
"What happen, who did this to you," he yelled. 'I won't be able
to get past what happen to you unless I know who to hate.'
"I was heading out of my parents house and drove down a back
alley because it was a short cut," I said. "He was hiding in my
back sheet. He took me to the barnyard. The cellar and
the rodent they were eating, me. The knife hurt me," I said
chocking on words.
"Who is he?" Scott demanded to know
"It was your, father. He said that I needed to die. He'll be back
to get me,"
"He will never touch you again. I'll kill the bastard
I could tell Scott was hostile. I didn't lead on that I wanted
him to calm down since he would get mad I knew, I'd just have to
let it be. I knew revenge wasn't far-off his mind