Rightfully Mine.

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Kathryn fell in love with John the moment she saw him, when she was eight years old. She was so sure they'd get married one day. He just has to wake up and notice her. But what if he wakes up and notices the wrong person? Kathryn was so sure she wanted things to move forward. Now she just wants to go back to when things were simple and John didn't love anybody.

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Rightfully Mine.

Submitted: November 20, 2011


Kathryn fell in love with John the moment she saw him, when she was eight years old. She was so sure they'd get married one day. He just has to wake up and notice her. But what if he wakes up and
notices the wrong person? Kathryn was so sure she wanted things to move forward. Now she just wants to go back to when things were simple and John didn't love anybody.
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Submitted: November 20, 2011

It's probably not surprising that my relationship with John changed after that horrible day. He was apparently clueless as to why, but ... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 20, 2011

"The gray one is really sweet," Rachel said, handing the kitten to me. We sat on the floor of her family's barn, surrounded by s... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 21, 2011

I'd known things would be hard without Papa, but I hadn't counted on just how much I would miss him. In the months after he died, w... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 22, 2011

I managed to push the connection of John to Jenny's wedding out of my mind, so that I was able to help her plan for it the way a sister... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 22, 2011

The wedding was unbelievably hard, like I knew it would be. Next to losing Papa, it had been the most painful day of my life. The worst... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 23, 2011

Within the next few weeks, Mr. Harris made it very clear that, indeed, he was thinking about marriage. He started courting Julia and sh... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 23, 2011

  Staying away from John was a lot easier in my head than it was in reality. He was everywhere. And not because he was trying ... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 24, 2011

  My body was practically humming. I'd never felt more content or relaxed in my entire life as I did lying in John's arms. Thi... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 25, 2011

I sat alone in my room, staring blankly at the wall and vividly remembering Pastor Taylor's sermon two weeks ago. It had been about how... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 25, 2011

The story was, John's aunt Meg broke her leg and needed someone to come stay with her for at least six months. Possibly seven or eight,... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 26, 2011

I cried tears of both joy and pain as I stared at the baby in my arms. He was completely perfect, but he would only be mine for a littl... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 26, 2011

"Kat, he doesn't want me!" Jenny cried, frustrated as she held Thomas, who was screaming and squirming. I forced myself to stay acr... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 28, 2011

I sat nervously across the desk from Pastor Taylor, waiting for whatever he was going to say. It felt like I was a naughty six-year-old... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 28, 2011

"Ugh!" Jenny said, pushing her plate away. "Nothing tastes right." Julia and I exchanged a meaningful glance. I couldn't remember the... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 28, 2011

"You're just the cutest boy there ever was. Yes, you are!" I walked into the sitting room to find Julia holding Thomas in her lap. He... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 28, 2011

Ten Years Later "Oh no, Andrew. They've already started," I complained as we hurried toward the church. It was our first Sunday liv... Read Chapter

John's POV chapter 7

Submitted: April 26, 2013


This isn't a continuation to the story. It was finished with the last chapter. But someone commented that John's reaction to Kat seemed sort of sudden. So these extra chapters I will be posting
will be from John's POV. I'll give the corresponding chapter to the story, at the top.
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John's POV chapter 8

Submitted: April 26, 2013

Living with my choices, as I vowed to do, seemed almost laughable by the next morning. Jenny was as obstinate and juvenile as ever. K... Read Chapter

John's POV chapter 9

Submitted: April 26, 2013

This moment was what perfect happiness felt like. It was a warm, beautiful summer day and I lay on the blanket, still holding Kat in my... Read Chapter

John's POV chapter 10

Submitted: April 26, 2013

After Kat and I parted at the lake, our relationship became nonexistent. She avoided me, and I did the same, knowing it was what she wa... Read Chapter

John's POV chapter 10.5

Submitted: May 01, 2013

I don't think I knew what love was until I watched Kathryn deal with this whole situation. Before, I thought it was remarkable of her t... Read Chapter

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