Birthday Wish - Part IVPart IV: Astonishing AcceptanceBirthday Wish - Part IV by ~SingingCookie
Fred stayed in his room for quite a while before, while contemplating his fate, Ms. Eyre came and told him that it was his turn to speak with the Davisons. The blond boy gave a nervous sigh as he got up from his bunk bed. His roommate, Jason, shouted a good luck after him as he followed Ms. Eyre out of the room. Fred stared down at the ground as he and the woman headed down the hall.
Ms. Eyre, being around children so often and having known Fred for so long, could tell that something was wrong with the six year old. "You feeling alright, dear?"
Well, his heart was beating loudly in chest, there was a lump in
Birthday Wish - Part IIIPart III: The Hopeful OrphanBirthday Wish - Part III by ~SingingCookie
The Eyre Orphanage sat across the street from one of the town's parks, one of the more deserted ones on any normal day. But today, it was not deserted, instead it was occupied by two young boys; one was only six while the other was eight.
The eight year old was the more talkative of the two, his mouth always open and jabbering on and on about something or another, otherwise he gave a smirk as his companion said a sentence, maybe two, in response. He had dark red hair that seemed to stick out in odd directions, as though he didn't even try to brush it, along with thin, sea green eyes.
The younger boy was extreme
Birthday Wish - Part IIPart II: Obstinate OpinionsBirthday Wish - Part II by ~SingingCookie
Unfortunately for Charlie, convincing his parents was not as simple as he had hoped. His parents were incredibly stern; ignoring any good reason their son came up with. It was odd for his parents to be so stubborn about one of his requests, especially when they wouldn't give a reason why they were so against it. And after a week had passed and his parents' resolve hadn't crumbled at all, Charlie began to feel as though he might as well give up...
Fortunately, he wasn't able to; he was just as, if not more, stubborn than his parents.
This was why he had been sent to bed early and was lying on his back with a pout
Birthday Wish - Part IPart I: The Innocent SuggestionBirthday Wish - Part I by ~SingingCookie
"So, Charlie, honey." The five year old looked up from his coloring book at his mother, who was drying off her hands after washing the dishes. She smiled at her son as she sat down across from him, placing her elbows on the table with her hands holding up his chin. "Your birthday's coming up, you know."
Charlie gave a toothy grin. "Yep. I'll be six! And Daddy says that's old 'nuff to help 'im fix stuff." His smile grew. "He'll let me hold the toolbox!"
His mother laughed at how much this small task pleased him. "Well, do you know what else you'll want?"
Charlie frowned in thought before he looked back down