“Yes, eventually I had to tell them. Let’s just say they were not pleased with any of it. My father was really unbelievable and terrifying. I’d never seen him so angry.” She could still see the look of anger in his face.
“I can just imagine how awful and alone you must have felt. I apologize for not being there with you.”
“It wasn’t your fault. I should have told you the moment I found out. I wish I had been there for you when your dad did the unthinkable.”
He kissed her hand. “Me too.”
They sat on the floor and stared at each other. It seemed like they had been apart for ages.
“So do we need to find you a doctor? They have some really good ones here,” Cash said with a grin. He reached over and rubbed her belly. Alexandria started to cry.
“I lost the baby, Cash. The baby is gone!” she cried.
“What happened?” Tears flowed down his red cheeks.
“I got into a fight with my dad and fell down the stairs,” Alexandria moaned.
“How could he do that to you? I’ll kill him,” Cash shouted.
“It was all an accident. Believe me, my father beat himself up enough about it. Everything is going to be okay now.”
“I guess I understand why they decided to let you go. They were too strict with you.” He grunted. Alexandria nodded in agreement.
“In a matter of two weeks we’ve both been through hell and back. There is nothing we can’t get through together,” she declared.
That night they fell asleep in each other’s arms, exhausted.
Alexandria was sound asleep when a high-pitched scream woke her up.