I'm caught up. And, I was right - I DID post previously, lol.
Angst, fear of further rejection of losing his mom after he's already lost his dad.
Methinks we need to take his dad aside and give him a very LARGE, LONG Enema - to flush all the shit that's up to his eyeballs, out. His eyes might turn blue again, instead of the shit for brains brown they are now.
How to ruin a kid's life in one easy lesson. In this day and age?
Unfortunately, all too frequently.
I have my own thoughts as to how this might proceed, but I will keep my thoughts to myself, as Craiger has, so the full flavour of your fantastic fable forms from your forehead.
And, yeah, Lefty is a hoot. Not everyone "gets" Lefty.
We play in some threads with some regularity - to the point that some people thought we hated each other from our backhanded humour.
I'm looking forward to your next installments.
I'm sorry to hear that you've had the familial health issues. I'm glad the prognosis is favourable.