Defiance Chapter 3

Painting a New Future   It took several years before Esme stopped looking over her shoulder whenever she walked down the street.  She had become to love the tiny little town that had welcomed her and Edward so much.  Charlie and Renee had become more like family than close friends, and Bella and Edward formed…

Defiance Chapter 2 – Carlisle’s Wrath

Carlisle Cullen arrived home after finishing up some dealings with the supplier of his drug trade.  Business was good, and he actually increased his demand for more drugs.  The suckers were hooked, and wanted to keep up with the demand.  Before coming home, he had gone by Lida’s apartment. As soon as she opened the…

Defiance Chapter 1 – Making a Run For It

The mansion was dark, and, for the first time in weeks, Esme was left alone.  She had planned for this moment for what felt like eternity, stashing away money, fake ids, birth certificates, and clothes.   She would be changing both her and Edward’s expensive clothes for something simpler and comfortable.  Before grabbing the handle of…