A Matter of Perspective

by Elias Scott

Chapter 8

My dad was pissed when I called him and told him what happened, and as you can see from the email, he told me to wait for him to get home. If you'd have told me what was going to happen next, I'd have never believed you. As far as that goes, Todd hitting me is something I'd have never believed either. That asshole has the nerve to want to talk about my fooling around with James when I was fourteen. He smacks me up the side of the head and he doesn't think that's a bigger sin. He's an adult. I was a kid when James and I fooled around. I am a kid if you call being seventeen a kid. But I'm sure not considered an adult yet. I didn't feel like writing and got a couple emails from Frank.

It was hell waiting for my dad to come home. I guess he stopped to talk to the pastor and ended up hitting the asshole. Can you believe it? My dad really loves me. As usual, it seems the important emails are missing so I'm doing my best to piece together what happened between the emails I do have. What makes things even worse is my mom does a lot of volunteer work at the church.

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