The Tribuo Book 2

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Book 2 of The Tribuo.

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The Tribuo Book 2

Submitted: July 25, 2009

Book 2 of The Tribuo. Read Chapter

Submitted: July 25, 2009

- I -   Six Months Earlier   Emma   “Look at yourself”, I whispered, staring in the mirror. ... Read Chapter

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- II - Russell   Here we were, on my twenty first birthday, sitting in the dark alley behind some God-awful dumpster ... Read Chapter

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- III -   It was several days later and I was staring into my computer screen. I was browsing for gay porn. I found a ton... Read Chapter

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- IV -   Emma   Monday   I couldn’t concentrate at all this morning. All I could think about ... Read Chapter

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- V -   Russell   I skipped a class because I couldn’t stand being inside any longer. So I headed straight... Read Chapter

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    - VI -   Tara   When I finally got back to the house that we had this time, it was alm... Read Chapter

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- VII -   Tuesday   I woke up because my alarm was screaming bloody murder. I swore softly and got out of ... Read Chapter

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- VIII -   Emma   Tara finally came at six thirty and she looked exhausted. “Damn him”, she muttered wh... Read Chapter

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- IX -     Russell   Wednesday   I was sitting on my bed, looking at the clock. It was... Read Chapter

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- X -   Thursday   I gave up on the idea of sleep at three thirty in the morning. I was getting more and mor... Read Chapter

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  - XI -   Emma   Tara took a single look at me when I came in last night and without saying anythi... Read Chapter

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- XII -   Tara’s eyes darted towards him. “Nice to meet you”, she said finally. “I am Tara. I am…” ... Read Chapter

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- XIII -   Tara   It’s been an hour or so since I left Emma’s apartment but it was raining and I decided to... Read Chapter

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- XIV -   Friday   Russell   It was noon on Friday and Brian and I were still in bed. We didn... Read Chapter

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- XV -   Emma   When I got home on Friday evening, I couldn’t sit still. I kept hearing my father’s word... Read Chapter

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- XVI -   I don’t know how much time has passed since I called her finally she came. “They closed the damn bridge... Read Chapter

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- XVII -   Saturday   Tara drove me to my apartment around three in the afternoon on Saturday. I have no ide... Read Chapter

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- XVIII - Sunday 12:30 Russell One of the best things was the fact that since Brian and I knew each other for longer than... Read Chapter

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  - XIX -   18:15   Emma   It was raining by the time I got to the bridge. I found it ... Read Chapter

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- XX - 18:45 Tara My crawling speed was driving me insane. God, I hate this weather… What’s up with it anyway? Suddenly R... Read Chapter

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- XXI - Six Months Later Russell I walked outside and ignored the wind that attacked me immediately. Dana was waiting for me ... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 11, 2009

Part V Preface “Hail Mary, full of Grace…” The steps creak under my weight. “The Lord is with Thee…” This... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 11, 2009

- I -   Jess   It was the end of October when Coleen waltzed into my bedroom and announced that she is engag... Read Chapter

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- II -   I decided to clean the apartment when I woke up on Sunday morning. I never enjoyed cleaning but I figured if Tom... Read Chapter

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- III -   The rest of the day was pretty uneventful. I finished cleaning the apartment, my new roommate went into his room a... Read Chapter

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- IV - Monday and Tuesday flew by with nauseating speed. I was swamped with projects. In addition to those two papers that were due o... Read Chapter

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- V -   I wasn’t even remotely sleepy when I finally got into my room. After brushing my teeth and washing all the make... Read Chapter

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- VI -   By the end of the day I felt like crying and screaming. I couldn’t figure out what the hell was wrong with me.... Read Chapter

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- VII - Lex I was never a very social type. I would hang out with people, talk to them, even crack an occasional joke once in a w... Read Chapter

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- VIII - And then Coleen moved out and Jess got her new roommate. When I saw him for the first time, I felt like someone punched me i... Read Chapter

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- IX -   All my promises were forgotten when I ran into him on Thursday afternoon. “Hey”, he smiled. “Hey... Read Chapter

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- X - I came over at almost seven thirty. Jess’ car wasn’t there. I frowned and called her phone. She didn’t answer. Finally I ... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 12, 2009

- XI -   Jess was home when we came back from Starbucks. She saw me and her eyes immediately became perfectly round. “... Read Chapter

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- XII -    When we got to the apartment, Russell was sitting outside smoking, his face somber. “Ahh, crap”, I m... Read Chapter

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- XIII -   Jess   Two and a half weeks later   If I were writing a book about myself, and if it wo... Read Chapter

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- XIV -   Today was Tuesday, a week before Thanksgiving. I felt good. Even the fact that Landley called me last night and... Read Chapter

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- XV -   Almost forty minutes later I finally emerged from the bathroom and I felt reborn. Russell was waiting for me in ... Read Chapter

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- XVI -   Lex   Thanksgiving came and went, nothing spectacular, the same turkey as always. Russell was ecstati... Read Chapter

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- XVII - Jess It’s a week till Christmas, there is holiday spirit everywhere, Santa Clauses keep “Ho-ho-ho”-ing everyone in... Read Chapter

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- XVIII -   December 25th   Jess   Fa-la-la, Jess. Fa-fucking-la-la! I’ve been trying to get ... Read Chapter

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- XIX -   Rayne   Jess looked even worse than I expected. I watched her for a couple of days two weeks ago, ... Read Chapter

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- XX -   We were sitting outside and I was amazed when I didn’t feel like I was going to freeze to death. The weather f... Read Chapter

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- XXI -   December 27th   Matt   Be still my heart, my sister actually called me? She decided t... Read Chapter

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- XXII - December 29th Lex “So now you live with two women?” I asked when my breath got back to normal. Russell laugh... Read Chapter

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- XXIII - Lex 18:25 I sat in my car for several minutes, thinking about what Jess just told me. She lied, she had to. There i... Read Chapter

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- XXIV-   21:30   Russell didn’t even bother ringing the doorbell. He just kicked the door open. I kept so... Read Chapter

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- XXV -   Lex   Oh Holy Mother of God, please take me now… The headache is killing me. I peeled my eyes op... Read Chapter

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- XXVI -   When I woke up, the panic flooded me so bad that my hands started to shake. I sat up in bed, knowing that she ... Read Chapter

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- XXVII - Rayne I saw that truck flying towards us and I thought “Oh, you’ve got to be kidding me!!” And then there was sha... Read Chapter

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- XXVIII -   “I choose…” I said slowly. “To be free…” She lowered her head slightly just like before as i... Read Chapter

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- XXIX -   Matt   …I jerked the wheel to the right and the car spun in the opposite direction. Then I’ve... Read Chapter

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- XXX - It was several hours later, after I’ve been checked, poked, and probed for God knows how many times. Finally they let me go... Read Chapter

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- XXXI -   I spent the whole night in that waiting room. I even managed to get several hours of sleep in one of the largest ... Read Chapter

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Epilogue   1 Year Later   Rayne I will be the happiest person in the world once this whole ordeal is over w... Read Chapter