My Little Sister and I: NLFF CSIt was Christmas Eve, and Milikah and I were talking with our parents through the computer. They apologized profusely as they explained that they wouldn't be able to be home for the holiday itself, but would be home again two days later because of a stupid conference and party in Hawaii. And they didn't want us to come to them because the hotel room they were using was boring and unsuitable to children.
I took that to mean that they were in a freaking casino and planned to get drunk.
Milikah took it much harder than I did, running into her room to hide as I finished off the video conference with our parents. She had hoped that, for once, our parents would be home for Christmas, and it broke her heart that they wouldn't be there.
I was angry at Mum and Da for doing that to Milikah. I didn't mind if it was just me at home, but since it was the two of us… I couldn't forgive them for destroying her dream.
Heaving a sigh, I knocked on her door, listening to her dying sobs as she tried to ma