"You just walk right in with your quirky self and refuse to get along with anyone," she continued, "Then you leave. Without any contact, no goodbyes, and most importantly: no explanation. No more, violent, smoking, drinking, graffiti writing North. God knows what else you do. And now you're living under my household! You stay away from me North, my parents might feel sorry for you. But I sure don't."
To say I was surprised would be an understatement. I stood there, not knowing what to say.
"Anything to say for yourself?" she folded her arms across her chest defiantly. Her eyes sparkled with achievement, and something else. Stubbornness maybe?
I chuckled darkly, "No, it seems like you've already pegged me perfectly."
Scott's life started to go south the day he crashed his Mom's car into a bridge, accidentally killing his best friend. With the town out to get him and his family, they're forced to relocate and rename themselves.
Scott's, now known as North, life only gets harder until conditions force him to move in with a foster family. Iris doesn't trust him, believing the bad rumors, and North trusts no one. With them living under one roof, there's tension. Slowly Iris realizes that not all the rumors were true and she begins to trust North, but North isn't so sold on the trust deal..