They all sat around the table talking about the parole hearing.
“I haven’t even gotten anything from them,” Katie said, “Shouldn’t I get something letting me know there is going to be one, I mean, after all I am the victim?”
“Who knows, Katie,” Randy chimed in. “This could all be lies. He’s is saying these things knowing that Billy will come back here and tell us. It could just be his way of making you afraid and controlling you again but this time, from behind bars.”
“Yeah,” said Buck in a cheerful tone. “Think about it that way, this could be one big lie and nothing he said is going to come to fruition.”
Katie did feel better thinking about it that way.
“You know what mom, Daisy said smiling, “I bet Grandpa’s right, I bet this is all one big hoax! Since when has Tate ever been known to be a trustworthy person, right?”
“Exactly, I just met the guy and I don’t trust him as far as I could throw him.” Billy said trying to be encouraging.
They all looked at him. He suddenly felt very awkward.
“Look guys, I know I came here and seemed to have turned everyone’s life upside down. It wasn’t my intention, honestly. I’m just that weird kid with glasses with a messed-up family. I mean no harm. I’m just as sorry that Tate is my dad as you are, trust me. I know it won’t be easy based off of everything that’s happened but, I just ask that you give me chance to prove I’m not like him. I couldn’t ever dream of doing what he did. I don’t know all the deta...