[time 8:30 pm Location Some where in the rocky mountains the Maxwell household]
Maxwell Sir we've found what appears to be the remains of four people.
No. Not yet sir. we've sent them to the lab. We should know by tomorrow sir.
Thank you. I'll let you and your men take it from here. Dismissed.
Ya know Primal it's gona be hard to find out any thing with how bad those thugs burned every thing up...
I know that bill. But... huh? who? ((moms gone... it hurts)) vicks... HE'S ALIVE!
What?! How do you know that...HEY PRIMAL WHARE IN SAM HILL *huff huff* are you... going? Is that a bomb shelter?
its a storm shelter...
Ya well same thing. So did your kid know about this?
No but April did. I'm sure she told him about it. GRRR
primal I don't care how strong you think you are but your never gona get that open with out a...
HOLY LADY LIBERTY?!! *BOOMFT Thud* How~ in sam hell did you just... do that?!
Got it. I'M COMING VEX~!
Hay hold it! ... *sigh* i'll go call the medic...
[Down at the bottom of the bomb shelter/storm shelter]
Dam it why... couldn't i save her. Why...WHY COULDN'T I SAVE MOM!!
Vex! Vex! VEX!
Dad? DAD! *umff*
It's alright son i'm here...i'm right here.
Dad mom... mom is...
I couldn't save her or miss Jess. I couldn't do any thing!!!
[three years later]
Vicks i think your gona like it living here in jasper. Its a real nice place.
Ya...what ever... just as long as i don't have to live in a tent or the cab of your truck any more i'll be fine.
hmm Vicks listen. I know its been hard for both of us. but i need you to do what Ms. Darby needs you to. She works real hard as a nurse and she has a son of her own so i need you two to...
Get along. I get it.
And look after him. I'll be coming by and calling in to see how your doing.
*sigh* Welp we're here! Ah June! How are you!
I'm doing fine. thank you. oh would like me to help you with that?
No. I've got it miss.
Oh who's that over there?
Oh that's Jackson. Jack~ why don't you come over and say hi?
Hmm how old is he now?
Oh well he's just about to turn 13 now. and he's vary~ shy. Especially after what happened with well me and you know... i don't know why i ever married him.
You needed a father for your son.
Yes...but now i don't think any one could done it other than Jon...
I miss him too June. He was a good man and vary good friend. And would have made a great father.
Ah oh well then um.. Orion why don't you come have lunch with us?
I'd enjoy that. By the way you wouldn't happen to have any banana nut muffins would you?
[meanwhile up stairs in the guest room]
*Hooof* well that should be it. now i can just...
Huh? Who... oh you must be jack. um nice to meat ya!
em what are doing?
Getting settled in...i guess. What about you?
I'm not sure...
HAHA what do mean your not sure?
H-hay wait! I wasn't laughing at you! hold up! wha~AH gah hah! *crash* *thud* ow~
Oh my gosh are you alright? Can you get up?
Ya i can get up ow scrap that hurt.
Scrap? What is that supposed to mean?
It's something i taught him to help keep him from cursing.
Oh really. well hopefully it will work. Because there will be NO cursing in this house understand?
Mom does he really have to stay here?
Yes honey he does. And i need you two to get along and be friends. ok?
... ok mom i'll try.
Thank you. Now! Who's hungry?
Ahh ya~ food~.
[things are changing for Vicks and the Darbys whether it is good or bad only the future knows for sure]