“What are you gonna do, when every part of you just needs to catch that wind?” -Black Sabbath “Time Machine”
Grace Donaldson was finally meeting her birth parents. After all these years, all her hopes and fears, she was getting the thing she'd most wanted, since she was 12. She was ecstatic beyond belief. Her family, suddenly, didn't look so thrilled. Joy turned to disappointment on their faces. They all turned and walked away, leaving Grace alone in the dark. The tears had just begun to dampen her cheeks, when the alarm woke her up.
“You're late.” Gray choked out, stabbing at the off button. She'd been having that same dream at least once a week, since the police arrested her parents, for illegally adopting her. Seven years of nagging fears.
Will they be disappointed?
Was I abandoned?
Do they even want me?
Some days, it felt like finding out she was an orphan, with no living relatives would be a blessing.
She'd only ha