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  • When Tis Done – Part 42

    Jordan invited the new students to go for ice cream, but it went badly. Jian is decidedly interested in Jordan, and Brian wasn’t happy about that. When Jian grabs his sister’s hand in a painful grip, Jordan steps in, doing the same thing to him. Later, she and Brian are talking about the incident. “Because…

  • When Tis Done – Part 41

    Jordan meets the Fēngs and invites them to go get ice cream. She takes Lien around, leaving Jian and Brian together. The two boys aren’t happy with one another’s company, but find that they have a little bit in common after all. “I’d like to see his shop sometime,” Brian said, glad to have something…

  • When Tis Done – Part 40

    After school, Brian meets Jian and Lien Fēng at the debate club. Lien seems to like him, but Jian doesn’t. After the meeting is over, he confronts Jian to find out why the other boy is angry with him. Jian’s lips twitched and a shy smile flickered. “My sister has a way of making friends…

  • When Tis Done – Part 39

    When Brian and Jordan get to school, they are greeted by Marissa, who is furious with Brian. Jordan tells her to get over herself, and channel the energy into working through her problems with Chase. Brian planted a soft kiss on her forehead. They tried to avoid too much intimacy at school, but he couldn’t…

  • When Tis Done – Part 38

    Brian has a conversation with his grandfather, who tells him that he did the right thing with Chase and Marissa. It makes him feel better about the decision. After they hang up, his grandfather decides that he and his wife need to go for a visit. Jordan answered the door, smiling up at him. Going…

  • When Tis Done – Part 37

    Brian heads home, upset with what he’s had to tell Chase. Mulling it over, he is overwhelmed with emotion, knowing what he’s asked of his friend. But he knows that the words came from the Powers That Be, and he had no choice. As he lies in bed, his phone, which he thought was off,…

  • When Tis Done – Part 36

    Brian tells his and Jordan’s parents, as well as Neil and Cynthia, about his ultimatum to Chase. Their parents are accepting of it, Neil and Cynthia aren’t. “That’s harsh,” Neil said. “That’s tough,” Brian countered. “Good night, Jordan,” he said, giving her a kiss. Waving to the others, he left the rest of them in…

  • When Tis Done – Part 35

    Brian and Jordan have a very frank talk about Marissa and Chase. He also tells her that he feels the position of The Voice is a shared one. Even if he was claimed by the Powers That Be, he sees it as including her. “Who’s the Voice for the Center Circle? Your dad? Mine?” “I…

  • When Tis Done – Part 34

    Brian has been claimed by the Circle to be The Voice, its leader. In that capacity, he tells Chase that he and Marissa have three days to resolve their problems, or Brian will throw Marissa out of the Circle, and replace her with Sweet’s sister. He and Chase get into a fight. Brian knocks his…

  • When Tis Done – Part 33

    Brian gives Chase an ultimatum. Get his relationship worked out, or Brian will remove Marissa from the Circle. “Who? Just who will you get?” “Sweet has a sister our age.” “You could throw me out and find someone else for Marissa,” Chase suggested, taking a step toward his friend. “Louisa has a brother our age.”…