This story was written as an addition to the Sanitaria Springs series of stories. Those are stories written by Dabeagle and other authors who he invited to contribute. They are about events in the lives of several teen boys who live in the fictional town of Sanitaria Springs in New York State. The stories are interwoven and this particular story picks up on a character first met in a story titled 'Without A Trace.'
I do not think it is essential to read that story before reading this tale as I believe there is sufficient 'back story' here to enable this one to stand alone, but feel free to do so.
Alex Walker is your average Kid, he loves computers and conspiracy theories. One bright Saturday he and his brother are wrenched from their normal lives and hidden in an underground bunker for six months. Alex must find out why he and the other children have been put down and survive to emerge from the bunker.
Fifteen-year-old Buddy is fascinated by Native Americans and their culture, and he wants to become a "real Indian". He first learns that he has an Indian spirit, and then sets out on a path of discovery. He learns about Native American traditions and skills with the help of his new Native American brothers, and eventually with the help of his spirit guide. He discovers that he has supernatural powers. Eventually, he has an experience that makes him truly and permanently a Native American.
When fourteen-year-old Daniel and his mother are kicked out by his stepfather, they have to move to a housing estate in a different part of town, and Daniel has to change schools. He has a hard time making friends, and it only gets worse when one of his classmates takes a rather unhealthy interest in him. His only comfort, to his great surprise, turns out to be the last person he could have expected; the popular and gorgeous Michael Storm.
Three triplet Princes come of age after being fostered out to three other Royal Families when the Zyrian sorcerer Kai overthrew the Alaeyan Royal Family and seized control. Now, the greedy monarchs simultaneously seek to use the claim of their adopted Prince to merge their country with Alaeyas and war across the whole continent is inevitable. In a world where Humans are born with Familiars, lifelong companions until death, the three Princes discover their gift - they can communicate through each other's Pegasi. Will Ytia drown in blood of Human and Familiar alike, or can the Princes save them?
3 months later sees young Arnold in a better place than in ever before. He has friends, his family is beginning to care about him once more and he's starting to tackle his demons. Things are going great until the arrival of a new kid flips his entire world upside down.
Before he became a professional wrestler, androgynous, effeminate Lance Lovecraft was like any other teenager... well, sort of. Many teenagers dream of being famous, but there is only one Lance, and nobody can tell him otherwise.
Sometimes the brain can fail, and the heart picks up the pieces.
Tyson faces brief hospitalisation in the Acute Inpatient Unit for his anger issues, self harm and obsession with suicide. The staff are wonderful and the treatment team provides all the help and support he needs, but what he wants most of all is a friend. He finds Vladimir, someone who battles schizophrenia, scattered thinking and dissociative episodes.
A retelling of my first story ever written. Several boys experience a coming to age tale, each in their own way. Join Shane, Isaac, Nick, Gage and more as they go through life with their own expectations.
17 year old Arnold has seen his fair share of life, plus interest. He navigates everyday without hope or interest until someone takes interest in him. Can he regain his "light" or is he fated to be consumed by the darkness as well?
Ariel has been painfully shy his whole life. Being around cute boys turns him into a clumsy, nervous, wreck. And now that he knows the biggest crush of his life, Randy, has a boyfriend all his own...will he shy away from ever falling in love again? Or will one of Randy's closest friends, Tyler, end up being the angel he was looking for all along?