.... He'd been
struggling through awful side jobs for weeks before he became an
award-winning director."I can't believe
you're all grown up!" Mayhem sniffled, and then hiccupped."Don't worry, Mom,
we'll be fine," said Oliver soothingly."It's not you
I'm worried about, it's me!"
Mayhem wailed. "I'll probably never see any of you again!""Eh, no offense, Mom,
but that's a load of bull," said Sally airily. "You'll see
me all the time when I'm a big movie star!""Moron,"
Chandler muttered."I heard that!""You were meant to.""Alright, let's go
before Mom chokes to death on her own snot," Milo Jr. Jr. joked,
glancing warily at Mayhem.And just like that, they
were gone.Mayhem was still crying.
Brian wasn't sure if he should try to comfort her or not. All those
months ago, when the kittuppies had just been born, it seemed like
their existence was the only reason the two of them bothered to stay
in the same room without screaming at each other. But somehow, over
time, all the animosity he'd had for Mayhem had just leaked out of
him like air out of a balloon, and a very different emotion was in
its place. An emotion that made breaking up with her a very pointless
action indeed.Brian wasn't sure if it
was love or what, but the bottom line was, he did
care for Mayhem. Deeply.He'd made his d...