Advent Stories #19- Finding Our Way Back

Sloane cannot concentrate at work, since the argument with her mother things have been off. She and Fitz are not okay, they have not been together in over two months and this thing with Bella is consuming all of them. The parents are still on the outs with the children, mother more like, and their…

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Advent Stories #18- Meet The Family

It’s been almost a week and the press have not let up. They covered the news of the London Edition shutting down and it was trending on social media. Her parents are still up in arms about her marriage to Kaiser, her mother most especially; she’d heard from Beatrix that she called Sloane and there…

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Advent Stories #17- Mothers And Daughters

‘So you put your sister up to this?’ Sloane has just returned from seeing her sisters off to the airport for their flight home when her mother rang. She was half expecting this. Serena and Beatrix are up in the air, Bella must’ve just dropped the bomb and so she is the next best person…

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Advent Stories #16- Time To Face The Music

Bella revises her editor’s letter to go out to their readers on all platforms come Monday morning. She also scheduled a staff meeting and a meeting with her accountant. She reaches for her phone and dials the number to The Village. News in Threes. It is answered in two rings by a maid. ‘Rhodes residence.’…

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Advent Stories #15- The Morning After

Sloane lies awake in bed, Fitz is already left for work. She looks over at his side of the bed, there is a note for her on the pillow. Please eat breakfast, don’t go into the office, your assistant has cleared your schedule. Talk to your sisters, please don’t call the police. I love you…

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Advent Stories #14- Back To Reality

Bella and Kaiser were met at the airport by his brothers, after one week on the run, as Sloane put it, they left their haven in the provincial town of Roussillon and stepped out into the real world waiting on them. Kaiser’s mother was still mad at him, but she’s managed to be kind to…

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Advent Stories #13- Serendipity

Fitz remembers the first time he met Sloane. It was at a Jay-Z concert at the Barclay Arena, one he decided to attend at the very last minute, when his friends wouldn’t take no for an answer. She is best friends with his cousin, April and he’d heard about her from a bunch of people…

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Advent Stories #12- 911 We Have An Emergency

The taxi pulls up outside the Upper West Side home of Harper and Sloane, the girls thank the driver, pay his fare and tip him the requisite twenty percent before hoping out of the car. ‘Here we are.’ Bea says at they walk to the door of the house on the corner of 91st street…

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