Dirk brings Cameron home safely to Liz.
Dirk’s well- meaning mother throws a wrench in his plans.
And where was Dirk in the picture? Dirk answered his own question. Nowhere. He wasn’t around enough for Cameron to consider him worth drawing.
It was February 13th. Angst took over Dirk’s mood. He and Liz weren’t together for their one month anniversary, nor would they see each other for Valentine’s Day.
Dirk’s eyes bounced between Liz and Bryce. One expecting dismissal, the other anticipating confirmation of their new friendship. He couldn’t say no to either.
Secretly, that was exactly what he wanted. Once people associated them as a couple he wouldn’t have to worry about someone figuring out what he knew all along. Liz was one of those women men would go to battle for.
Chapter six: A surprise visit has Liz remembering Dirk’s better virtues.
In this section of the story, Dirk proves to Liz that she can’t stay mad at him.
Dirk returns to Three Creeks for his weeklong hiatus from the job. His first lesson in long distance relationships hits him quicker than he expected.
Annie stopped in front of the portrait of her graduating class on the wall. She couldn’t help smiling at the younger version of herself. Close to twenty years of life had happened since the portrait had been taken. Crow’s feet accented her amber eyes, and the hairstyle changed. […]