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    November 04, 2012

    Passion Pain & Pleasure

    “OH MY GOD! HOW DID I GET THIS BLOOD ON ME?” I screamed. Trey held me.

    “Baby are you okay?”

    “I don’t know. What’s going on Trey? Am I bleeding? Have I been shot?”

    “No baby you’re gonna be fine. Now listen to me I want you to go to the house.” I see him laying there.

    “Is he dead Trey? Is he…” Trey tried to calm me.

    “Baby just listen and do what I said and go to the house.”

    “No Trey! I’m not leaving you alone to deal with this.”

    “Shanell I’m not asking you baby now go.”

    “Oh my God! He’s dead isn’t he?” I was hysterical, an emotional wreck. Trey was telling me to go, but I couldn’t move. I was at a standstill frozen as I stared at El’s bloody body. Seconds later Buggzi and Marcus appeared. They shockingly saw El’s body laying there. They looked at me and Trey and noticed the blood on our clothes. Then moments later my dad came out of nowhere or maybe he was there with them. I didn’t really know. Everything just seemed like it was moving so fast. Then his brother Frank came rushing in. They noticed Trey who was now kneeling down beside El’s body and the gun on the side of him. Buggzi turns to Trey.

    “Trey man you need to get out of here.” My dad and Trey looked at each other. My dad agreed.

    “He’s right. Take Shanell out of here too. We’ll handle this. You two go!” Marcus tried to escort Trey out.

    “Wait a minute. I just wanna make sure this mofucker dead.” Trey checked to see if he could feel a pulse. There was nothing. “May you rest in as much peace as you gave mofucker.” Marcus helped Trey up.

    “Come on man we gotta hurry up and get ya’ll two out of here.” My uncle Frank tells me and Trey to come with him to the house first, so we can clean ourselves up. We leave with him while my dad and the others stay behind. Then Elliot came in. He saw the dead body lying on the floor in the stables. He looked petrified. He quickly walked over to it. He recognizes the face.

    “That’s my son.” Then he looks around at my dad, Buggzi and Marcus. “Who killed my son!”

    *******

    weeks prior

    Funny how time flies when you’re having fun. Me and Trey have been so happy and even more fulfilled since the births of Treyonna and Tremaine Jr. ...Trejay we call him. They are seven months now, growing stronger by the day and trying to get into everything. Not only did we have our hands full with them, but also the building of our new home. What a process to have to go through along with adjusting to being new parents. I’m glad that part of it is finally over and we will be moving in. I can’t wait. The home is so beautiful. It’s even bigger than this one but I love it. I was a bit apprehensive about the size because I barely was handling being in this one. Then the more we would go over and check on it’s progression and how everything started coming together the more excited I got about it. The lot size itself is huge. It’s 38,402 sq. ft. Trey had them build a playground for the twins, basketball courts, we have an outdoor whirlpool built into our in ground pool, bar and a barbeque pavilion. The house itself is 22,000 sq. ft.

    Instead of having the guest house like before Trey had them build an attached guest/staff wing with separate entrances so the nanny and bodyguards could now have there own personal space. The house also was guard gated so no one could come on the premises without being let in. There were security cameras every where. Trey knew El was still on the loose and didn’t want to take any chances. We had a lot of land so he wanted to be prepared. The house is very spacious. Including the rooms for the bodyguards we had a total of eleven bedrooms and twelve baths. The house came with a home theater, game room, studio and a gym. A few new features added to it that we didn’t have in the old house were an elevator, wine cellar and a complete spa room. I mean Trey went all out when he had this house built. I couldn‘t believe it. What fun it’s going to be keeping up with the twins now.

    *******

    Trey and I have been in our new home for two weeks now. I remember on our first night here after I had put the twins down for bed. Trey had a candle lit night cap waiting for me in the bedroom over in our sitting area. The first thing I noticed were the candles. They
    illuminated the room and set such a romantic tone. Sitting on the small coffee table were two strawberry tarts with whipped cream accompanied with some sparkling cider. I wasn’t drinking any alcohol yet since I was nursing so that was my drink of choice while Trey had a stash of champagne on the side of his seat. I loved how romantic he could be at times and this I didn’t even see coming.

    He told me he wanted to do this to show how much he appreciates me and everything that I do while he’s on the road. During most of this process he was away promoting his latest album “Passion Pain and Pleasure” so a lot of the decision making was on me. Sometimes conference calls were necessary because there were some things that he needed to handle but other than that I called the shots. He said he knows the wedding has been taking a back seat to a lot of unfortunate things and now that we’re in our home he wants us to take this time right now to pick a date. I didn’t even notice the small calendar that was sitting there. I was so blown away by everything else that I didn’t even pay any attention to it. But that wasn’t all he had in store. Then he took out a small jewelry box and handed it to me.
    “Open it.” Trey sat down in the chair and watched me as I opened the pretty blue box. My mouth was on the floor. It was a beautiful sterling heart shaped locket and chain. I was speechless. It had the words I love you engraved on the outside of it. Then when I opened it, it had a picture of Treyonna and Trejay on each side. I instantly had tears in my eyes. I couldn’t believe he found the time to do this. He knew he was going to be rewarded for this act tonight. I walked around the table and sat on his lap. I leaned into him and kissed his soft lips gently, slowly savoring them.

    “You are so good to me you know that?”

    “Cause I love you.”

    “I love you too…baby thank you.”

    “You’re welcome. Here lemme put it on for you.” I turned a little so Trey could slip it on my neck. I couldn’t stop touching it. I really loved it.

    “Trey if you’re doing this because you think I may be feeling a certain way because we haven’t gotten married yet baby I don’t.”

    “No. I’m not doing it because of that at all. Listen to me, when I asked you to be my wife it’s because it’s what I want. I’m just ready to make us a complete family.”

    “I already feel like I’m your wife Mr. Neverson. In every aspect of the word and I can’t wait to make it official.” We kiss each other once more and then I pick up one of the tarts and feed it amongst the two of us as I sit on his lap. We made a toast to each other, ate a little more and then started looking over the calendar and discussing what all Trey had coming up. We currently were in the month of June so we decided on August 2nd of the following year which would give us plenty of time to plan. Plus that’s when Trey would have a window of time freed up to be around for rehearsals and travel for our honey moon.

    “Oh babe you know we have my mom and dads anniversary celebration to go to next weekend.”

    “Yeah I know. We staying from Friday to Monday right?”

    “Yeah…is that still ok with you?”

    “Oh nah it’s cool baby I was just making sure. So who gone be with Treyonna and Trejay while we‘re at the dinner?”

    “Trey you know my parents are going to want them there.”

    “I don’t know about that Shanell. I mean people are gonna be drinkin n’ shit. We can’t have them around that.”

    “I thought about that too along with the fact that we’re going to be out late.”

    “They’ll understand if we don’t bring ‘em.”

    “Wait Trey are you talking about not taking them at all?”

    “No, just not at the party baby.”

    “I guess I’ll have to ask Mrs. Vanessa to go with us then. I just hate to ask her to come when we really only need her for that one night plus I told her she could have off since we‘d be gone.”

    “She don’t mind being with them.”

    “I know…” Suddenly we hear Trejay crying through the baby monitor. Trey gets up.

    “I’ll go get him.”

    “Ok.” While Trey went to go check on him I went ahead and cleaned up the glasses and left over dessert that was sitting on the table. I blew out all the candles and took everything down to the kitchen. When I walked in there Mrs. Vanessa was there. She’s the twins nanny. I really needed some additional help with them so me and Trey looked into having someone assist with that. Mrs. Vanessa has been with us since the twins were six weeks old. She’s been great too. I remember when Trey and I first saw her. We were so thrown by her uncanny likeness to Monique from “The Monique Show” and “The Parkers.” She’s not as big as her but man her looks resemble her so much. Her personality is not as big either but she’s the sweetest lady with the biggest heart. She’s forty years of age, a widow and has never had any children but she’s been a nanny for years and considers all the families she’s assisted with like her own. She was unloading the dishwasher.

    “Hey Mrs. Vanessa.”

    “Hey there baby!” She notices the dishes in my hand. “Oh let me take that for you.”

    “I got it Mrs. Vanessa thank you. You go ahead and finish what you were doing.”

    “Is that a new piece of jewelry I see around your neck?” I touch it and smile.

    “It is.” I walk a little closer to Mrs. Vanessa and show it to her.

    “Aw look at my babies. That’s an exquisite piece of jewelry you got there Shanell. That man got a good eye for the finer things that’s for sure.”

    “I know. That’s why he spotted me.” That made Mrs. Vanessa laugh.

    “Speak it miss lady. I heard that! My babies still sleeping?”

    “Well Trejay was just fussing so Trey’s with him right now. Hopefully he didn’t wake Treyonna.”

    “She seems to sleep pretty good when he’s up even if he is making a lot of noise.”

    “Yeah but she can have her moments though.”

    “I know it.”

    “Mrs. Vanessa would you mind accompanying me and Trey next weekend to Atlanta. We decided not to bring the babies to my parents anniversary party. It would really mean a lot to us if you could come. I know you were given time off which you still will get…”

    “Oh chile you know I don’t have a problem taking care of those two.”

    “I know. I just feel bad since I gave you the weekend off and I hate to inconvenience you by needing you now.”

    “It’s not an inconvenience and it‘s no problem at all.”

    “Ok great. Thank you Mrs. Vanessa.”

    “You’re welcome. Did you need anything done before I head on back to my room?”

    “Nope! You go ahead and enjoy the rest of your night.”

    “I will. I gotta date with my soaps. Tell Trey I said goodnight and I’ll see you two in the morning.”

    “Ok.” Mrs. Vanessa leaves out of the kitchen. I finish up the little bit of dishes that we had and then head back up to the bedroom. I noticed Trey was back in the room on the terrace walking around with Trejay putting him back to sleep. It was a beautiful night out. Trejay was so spoiled. He is such a character for seven months. He demands so much attention already. Everyone says he looks just like me with Treys energetic personality and Treyonna looks like Trey. I walked over to Trey and snuck a kiss on Trejay’s cheek as he laid his head on Trey’s shoulder.

    “Where mine at?”

    “Oh don’t worry daddy. I’ll take care of you once you come to bed.” I left Trey alone with his son and went and got in the shower. Meanwhile Trey went and put Trejay back in his crib. As soon as he left out the twins room his phone rang.

    “Yo man why you keep calling my phone?”

    “Trey you know I have no issues with you. I’m only doing as my sister asked and she really needs you to make a visit. This time she told me to tell you and these are her words not mine, that if you don’t want your sex life suddenly leaked to the public then you need to come see her.”

    “Fuck she mean!”

    “I don’t know.”

    “She making threats now?”

    “Look that’s what she told me to tell you. Believe it or not I’m tired of going back and forth trying to get you to see her my damn self. But it is my sister so I’m sure you can understand my plight.”

    “Nah I don’t, cause not too long ago you was blackmailing her ass.”

    “That was before I knew how deep seeded her issues were.”

    “Lemme get a pen and some paper and take down her information…hold on.” Trey went to find something to write on and with. “Alright where she at?” Summer gave him all the details and then they hung up. I was coming out of the bathroom in my towel and noticed Trey looking at a piece of paper.

    "Baby what's that?"

    “I just got a call from Summer again. She said Autumn wants me to come see her.”

    “Autumns been wanting you to come see her for a while now. What’s so new about that?”

    “Now it seems like she tryna make a threat.”

    “By saying what?”

    "It sound like she tryna start some bullshit with that DVD of the two of us."

    “I am so tired of this! Trey when is it gonna end?” Trey tries to calm me.

    “Look everything gone be alright ok? I think this time I‘ma go see her doe.” All I could do was shake my head instantly irritated. “Baby I know you don’t like the idea of me going but it’s the only way to possibly squash this.”

    “Well I’m going with you then.” Trey cut his eyes at me like I said something offensive.

    “No. I don’t want you going no where near her.”

    “I think if would be good for me to see her Trey. She tried to kill me! I have yet to express any of my feelings about that to her, Crystal and Nikki.”

    “I’m not letting you go see her. You hear me?” I couldn’t believe how adamant he was about it.

    “Trey you should understand why I wanna talk to Autumn. Baby she’s behind bars it’s not like she can do anything to me. Why are you so set against me going?”

    “After everything you’ve been through do you have to ask? Whatchu think I’m gonna be cool with the idea of you visiting her after all the shit she done did to you? Shanell her, Crystal and Nikki are the last people I want you around.”

    “But Trey…”

    “I don’t trust them baby. I don’t give a fuck about her being behind nobodies damn bars neither.”

    “Trey I’m not gonna run away anymore. This is something that I need to do for me. I get that you only want to protect me but baby I’ve been thinking about this and I really do want to confront them.”

    “Nah…you ain’t going.”

    “Here we go again with you telling me what I can and cannot do.”

    “You right. On this I am, so get what ever plans you had of making a visit out ya head because I‘m telling you no. Don’t think you gone pull some slick shit either…I mean it Shanell.” I stood by Trey with no words as I looked at him infuriated. His unwavering stance really was upsetting. I was so angry with him. I walked away and put my panties and tank top on to sleep in. He knew what time it was immediately.

    “Oh so now you being like that?” I took the decorative pillows off the bed and aggressively put them in the chest. Trey stood there watching me as I went back and forth. Then he walks over to me and stands in front of me.

    “So you just gone go to bed like dat and stay mad at me?” My eyes let him know that’s exactly what was about to happen. I walked away from him and turned out the light. He nodded his head.

    “A‘ight.” Then he walks out the room. I got under the covers and laid there. All these thoughts entered my mind. How dare he feel like it’s ok for him to go see Autumn but I can’t. I don’t care what the circumstances are surrounding the visit. Him out of all people should know how important this is to me. He should want me to go if I feel it’s necessary. Oh he makes me sick sometimes. I don’t know Tremaine. You may just have to be mad with me on this one.

    We never did come to an agreement that night. At least I never agreed. Damn this! I know what he said, but I’m going to make it a point to see Autumn, Crystal and Nikki. He’s not calling all the shots anymore. Shanell is back with a vengeance. I love you baby, but I’m doing things my way this time...

    *******

    sec-a

    Autumn could now make her phone call for the night so she decided to call Summer to check on the things she asked of her.

    “Oh good you are home. Well any luck?”

    “I called Trey like you asked and gave him the information on where to come see you and about the recorded encounter of the two of you being shown.”

    “Is he going to come?”

    “Autumn I don’t know! Gosh! He didn’t say.”

    “Ok well at least he knows. You still remember what I told you to do in case he doesn’t show up right?”

    “Yes! I know. Why do I have to be put in the middle of your dirty work all the time. I’m tired of it.”

    “Well had you not let him come in my room in the first place I wouldn’t be needing your help right now.”

    “You’ve been needing my help way before now Autumn. I have covered for you time and time again plus been your scapegoat. Daddy doesn’t trust me now because of you, starting with the accident that you were in with his car and used my name and gave my license number. It was your company that was over the house and stole their lap top and you blamed it on my friends. You are a total bitch when it comes to me. Well now it’s your turn to see how using people for your own benefit feels. I changed my mind, I will not black male Trey for you with this taping. Find somebody else to do your dirty work.”

    “Ugh! Summer! You can’t be serious! Don’t flake out on me now.”

    “You’re the flake! Trying to kill someone over a man. My sister is a stupid bitch!”

    “Bitch! You’re the one who’s been hiding the fact that she’s a lesbian from them afraid to admit it. I swear Summer if you don’t help me I will tell.”

    “I don’t care! That’s nothing compared to the damage you have caused this family. You cost daddy his practice. Anything you say to him will be nothing compared to what you have done so tell him. I don’t care!”

    Autumn started crying. She couldn’t believe her sister wasn’t going to help her out in this time of need.

    *******

    “So Nikki are you ever going to get out of here?”

    “I don’t know Charmaine. Why can’t Trey understand that everything I did was because I love him. How is love crazy?”

    “Nikki love isn’t what’s crazy. It’s your behavior.”

    “Charmaine you know I’m not crazy but if it’s going to keep me from going to jail then they can classify me as a nut case all day long.”

    “Nikki do you feel any regret for any of the things that you’ve done?”

    “Yeah. I regret that it didn’t work and I still don’t have Trey. I have to try harder.”

    “Nikki Trey is happy with Shanell. They have a family together now. You think you’re really able to come in between that?”

    “Whose side are you on?”

    “I’m on yours but…”

    “Those are my babies!” she snapped. “She took my family! My life! I want it back!”

    Charmaine felt sorry for her friend. She was thinking Nikki was in this state because of the loss of Angel. She had no idea how sick Nikki really was.

    “Well girlfriend I hope you get better. I really miss you and I‘ll always be here for you.” Nikki looked insulted.

    “Get better? I just told you Charmaine there ain’t nothing wrong with me. My lawyer seems to think I’m suffering from this Post Traumatic Stress thing along with these doctors, but I’m fine.”

    “You’re in a damn mental institution still delusional about Trey. That’s not fine! Nikki there is a real reason why you’re here. You really do need help.” Nikki smiles at Charmaine.

    “Not in the least. Don’t you see? Trey could’ve shot me in that cabin but he didn’t. Why? Because part of him still loves me. I’m not delusional about that at all. I’ll take my pills and be a good girl until the day comes when we meet up again. It‘s only a matter of time before I get my family back. Believe me Charmaine I will get my family back.”

    *******

    Paige had a visit to go see Crystal. She couldn’t believe the mess that her and Nikki caused Shanell and Trey. She wasn’t sure how she was going to act when she saw Crystal but she knew it was imperative that she saw her. When she arrived at the women’s correctional facility she checked in and had a seat. Once it was time they were taken back. She saw Crystal sitting at a table that was over by a small window so she went over to her. She gave her a hug and then had a seat.

    “I didn’t think you were going to come.”

    “I wasn’t sure if I was going to come this time either but I knew I was going to be seeing you. You know Crystal Shanell and Trey are my friends. You were my best friend. How could you do this to them?”

    “So is this what this visit is going to be about? You criticizing me for the choices that I made? Believe me Paige if I had to do this over again I would. I never would have listened to El. I can’t even tell you why I did.”

    “But you knew he was bad news. You knew that. I never knew you would do such cruel things and for what money? Money that you don’t even have. Do you honestly think that man was going to give you anything for helping him?”

    “Like I said if I could do things over I would, but I can’t. I don’t need you holding me accountable when the judge has already saw to it that I will pay for what I've done.”

    “Do you know that I feel responsible for this? I feel like if I would have never introduced Shanell to you that her life would be different. I can’t even face her or Trey because of it.”

    “What about my life? I’m your best friend not her.”

    “You were my best friend but no one who calls themselves my friend would ever torcher another human being who’s pregnant. Put her through hell because of the man that she is involved with and teams up with her ex just for money. I don’t want any friends like that.”

    “Then why are you here?”

    “To let you know that I don’t feel sorry for you not one bit. You deserve to be here and what ever sentence that was given to you. You need to also be thanking God that she didn’t lose those babies or her life.”

    “I don’t need you to be judging me.”

    “I know. You need me to pray for you and I will. You take care of yourself while you’re in here. It wouldn’t hurt too if you did a little praying yourself.” Then Paige winks at her and sat at an empty table till it was time to leave.

    *******

    Tomorrow we’ll be flying to Atlanta to be there for my parents anniversary party so today we’ve been packing getting ready to make this trip. I’m really excited about going home. My auntie Sharon is going to be there with Ricky and Raven. It’s gonna feel good to see everyone and have everyone see the twins. Myself and Mrs. Vanessa was in the twins room packing their things while Trey was in their toy room keeping them occupied. We heard the buzzer sound off letting us know someone was at the gate. Evan notified me of who it was before he let them enter. It was Lynn. She lives in the neighborhood too and had been telling me that she was going to come by once we were settled. I guess she decided to make it over today. I was surprised she wasn’t at work. I told Mrs. Vanessa I would be back and went downstairs to meet Lynn at the door. She was so excited.

    “Hey girlfriend!”

    “Hey!”

    “Shanell this is beautiful. I can’t wait to see the rest of it.”

    “Thank you. How come you’re not at work today?”

    “Oh I was there. I took a half day today. You know our vacation starts tomorrow so I had some things I wanted to do before Richard, me and the kids left.”

    “Oh yeah that’s right you guys are going on a cruise.”

    “Yes girl. This vacation couldn’t get here fast enough.”

    “Well let me show you around.”

    “Where’s the twins?”

    “They’re up in their toy room with Trey. We’ll see them when we go up there.” I showed Lynn the house downstairs and around outside first. Then we went upstairs and lastly I showed her the toy room where Trey was. When we went in there Trey was on the floor playing with the two of them while they were in their Exersaucers (stationary activity walkers). As soon as Trejay saw me he started acting like he wanted to cry and get out. Trey started talking to him.

    “Aw boy cut that out…come on man…you was just cool…here play with this.” Trey pulled down a hanging bumble bee that was in front of him on the walker. Trejay got quiet for a minute as he looked at it. Then he looked back at me whining. I went and picked him up. He was happy after that.” Lynn starts laughing at Trey.

    “Trey you looked like you were having more fun than they were. Reminiscing are we?”

    “Ha ha very funny Lynn.” She starts laughing. “How you doin baby?”

    “I’m wonderful. I love the house.”

    “Thank you. I appreciate dat. How‘s my man Richard?”

    “He’s good. He should be home right now actually.”

    “You should tell him to come through. I gotta poker table in the basement waiting for him to get whipped up on. He needa come see me.”

    “I don’t know about all that, my man is good, but I’ll let him know. Ok let me see miss onna…you mind Trey?”

    “Nah go head.” Trey gets up off the floor first then Lynn picks up Treyonna. Trey walks over to me and talks to Trejay. “You gone stop all that whining boy. Daddy gotta toughen you up.” Trejay looks at Trey smiling. Trey plays with him in my arms making him laugh. Then he gives him a kiss on the mouth. “I gotta few more things to finalize for the tour so I’m bout to get dressed and I’ll be back a little later.”

    “Ok babe.” Trey then gives me a kiss and leaves out the room. Suddenly he comes back.

    “Hold up.” He takes Treyonna out of Lynn’s arms and plays with her in the air real quick Then he gives her a kiss and back to Lynn. “Alright I’ll be back…can‘t leave out my baby girl.” Lynn was looking at him steady smiling.

    “He’s really good with them isn’t he?”

    “The best.” We put the babies down and got on the floor to play with them as we talked. She brings up Nikki.

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Passion Pain & Pleasure

“OH MY GOD! HOW DID I GET THIS BLOOD ON ME?” I screamed. Trey held me.

“Baby are you okay?”

“I don’t know. What’s going on Trey? Am I bleeding? Have I been shot?”

“No baby you’re gonna be fine. Now listen to me I want you to go to the house.” I see him laying there.

“Is he dead Trey? Is he…” Trey tried to calm me.

“Baby just listen and do what I said and go to the house.”

“No Trey! I’m not leaving you alone to deal with this.”

“Shanell I’m not asking you baby now go.”

“Oh my God! He’s dead isn’t he?” I was hysterical, an emotional wreck. Trey was telling me to go, but I couldn’t move. I was at a standstill frozen as I stared at El’s bloody body. Seconds later Buggzi and Marcus appeared. They shockingly saw El’s body laying there. They looked at me and Trey and noticed the blood on our clothes. Then moments later my dad came out of nowhere or maybe he was there with them. I didn’t really know. Everything just seemed like it was moving so fast. Then his brother Frank came rushing in. They noticed Trey who was now kneeling down beside El’s body and the gun on the side of him. Buggzi turns to Trey.

“Trey man you need to get out of here.” My dad and Trey looked at each other. My dad agreed.

“He’s right. Take Shanell out of here too. We’ll handle this. You two go!” Marcus tried to escort Trey out.

“Wait a minute. I just wanna make sure this mofucker dead.” Trey checked to see if he could feel a pulse. There was nothing. “May you rest in as much peace as you gave mofucker.” Marcus helped Trey up.

“Come on man we gotta hurry up and get ya’ll two out of here.” My uncle Frank tells me and Trey to come with him to the house first, so we can clean ourselves up. We leave with him while my dad and the others stay behind. Then Elliot came in. He saw the dead body lying on the floor in the stables. He looked petrified. He quickly walked over to it. He recognizes the face.

“That’s my son.” Then he looks around at my dad, Buggzi and Marcus. “Who killed my son!”

*******

weeks prior

Funny how time flies when you’re having fun. Me and Trey have been so happy and even more fulfilled since the births of Treyonna and Tremaine Jr. ...Trejay we call him. They are seven months now, growing stronger by the day and trying to get into everything. Not only did we have our hands full with them, but also the building of our new home. What a process to have to go through along with adjusting to being new parents. I’m glad that part of it is finally over and we will be moving in. I can’t wait. The home is so beautiful. It’s even bigger than this one but I love it. I was a bit apprehensive about the size because I barely was handling being in this one. Then the more we would go over and check on it’s progression and how everything started coming together the more excited I got about it. The lot size itself is huge. It’s 38,402 sq. ft. Trey had them build a playground for the twins, basketball courts, we have an outdoor whirlpool built into our in ground pool, bar and a barbeque pavilion. The house itself is 22,000 sq. ft.

Instead of having the guest house like before Trey had them build an attached guest/staff wing with separate entrances so the nanny and bodyguards could now have there own personal space. The house also was guard gated so no one could come on the premises without being let in. There were security cameras every where. Trey knew El was still on the loose and didn’t want to take any chances. We had a lot of land so he wanted to be prepared. The house is very spacious. Including the rooms for the bodyguards we had a total of eleven bedrooms and twelve baths. The house came with a home theater, game room, studio and a gym. A few new features added to it that we didn’t have in the old house were an elevator, wine cellar and a complete spa room. I mean Trey went all out when he had this house built. I couldn‘t believe it. What fun it’s going to be keeping up with the twins now.

*******

Trey and I have been in our new home for two weeks now. I remember on our first night here after I had put the twins down for bed. Trey had a candle lit night cap waiting for me in the bedroom over in our sitting area. The first thing I noticed were the candles. They
illuminated the room and set such a romantic tone. Sitting on the small coffee table were two strawberry tarts with whipped cream accompanied with some sparkling cider. I wasn’t drinking any alcohol yet since I was nursing so that was my drink of choice while Trey had a stash of champagne on the side of his seat. I loved how romantic he could be at times and this I didn’t even see coming.

He told me he wanted to do this to show how much he appreciates me and everything that I do while he’s on the road. During most of this process he was away promoting his latest album “Passion Pain and Pleasure” so a lot of the decision making was on me. Sometimes conference calls were necessary because there were some things that he needed to handle but other than that I called the shots. He said he knows the wedding has been taking a back seat to a lot of unfortunate things and now that we’re in our home he wants us to take this time right now to pick a date. I didn’t even notice the small calendar that was sitting there. I was so blown away by everything else that I didn’t even pay any attention to it. But that wasn’t all he had in store. Then he took out a small jewelry box and handed it to me.
“Open it.” Trey sat down in the chair and watched me as I opened the pretty blue box. My mouth was on the floor. It was a beautiful sterling heart shaped locket and chain. I was speechless. It had the words I love you engraved on the outside of it. Then when I opened it, it had a picture of Treyonna and Trejay on each side. I instantly had tears in my eyes. I couldn’t believe he found the time to do this. He knew he was going to be rewarded for this act tonight. I walked around the table and sat on his lap. I leaned into him and kissed his soft lips gently, slowly savoring them.

“You are so good to me you know that?”

“Cause I love you.”

“I love you too…baby thank you.”

“You’re welcome. Here lemme put it on for you.” I turned a little so Trey could slip it on my neck. I couldn’t stop touching it. I really loved it.

“Trey if you’re doing this because you think I may be feeling a certain way because we haven’t gotten married yet baby I don’t.”

“No. I’m not doing it because of that at all. Listen to me, when I asked you to be my wife it’s because it’s what I want. I’m just ready to make us a complete family.”

“I already feel like I’m your wife Mr. Neverson. In every aspect of the word and I can’t wait to make it official.” We kiss each other once more and then I pick up one of the tarts and feed it amongst the two of us as I sit on his lap. We made a toast to each other, ate a little more and then started looking over the calendar and discussing what all Trey had coming up. We currently were in the month of June so we decided on August 2nd of the following year which would give us plenty of time to plan. Plus that’s when Trey would have a window of time freed up to be around for rehearsals and travel for our honey moon.

“Oh babe you know we have my mom and dads anniversary celebration to go to next weekend.”

“Yeah I know. We staying from Friday to Monday right?”

“Yeah…is that still ok with you?”

“Oh nah it’s cool baby I was just making sure. So who gone be with Treyonna and Trejay while we‘re at the dinner?”

“Trey you know my parents are going to want them there.”

“I don’t know about that Shanell. I mean people are gonna be drinkin n’ shit. We can’t have them around that.”

“I thought about that too along with the fact that we’re going to be out late.”

“They’ll understand if we don’t bring ‘em.”

“Wait Trey are you talking about not taking them at all?”

“No, just not at the party baby.”

“I guess I’ll have to ask Mrs. Vanessa to go with us then. I just hate to ask her to come when we really only need her for that one night plus I told her she could have off since we‘d be gone.”

“She don’t mind being with them.”

“I know…” Suddenly we hear Trejay crying through the baby monitor. Trey gets up.

“I’ll go get him.”

“Ok.” While Trey went to go check on him I went ahead and cleaned up the glasses and left over dessert that was sitting on the table. I blew out all the candles and took everything down to the kitchen. When I walked in there Mrs. Vanessa was there. She’s the twins nanny. I really needed some additional help with them so me and Trey looked into having someone assist with that. Mrs. Vanessa has been with us since the twins were six weeks old. She’s been great too. I remember when Trey and I first saw her. We were so thrown by her uncanny likeness to Monique from “The Monique Show” and “The Parkers.” She’s not as big as her but man her looks resemble her so much. Her personality is not as big either but she’s the sweetest lady with the biggest heart. She’s forty years of age, a widow and has never had any children but she’s been a nanny for years and considers all the families she’s assisted with like her own. She was unloading the dishwasher.

“Hey Mrs. Vanessa.”

“Hey there baby!” She notices the dishes in my hand. “Oh let me take that for you.”

“I got it Mrs. Vanessa thank you. You go ahead and finish what you were doing.”

“Is that a new piece of jewelry I see around your neck?” I touch it and smile.

“It is.” I walk a little closer to Mrs. Vanessa and show it to her.

“Aw look at my babies. That’s an exquisite piece of jewelry you got there Shanell. That man got a good eye for the finer things that’s for sure.”

“I know. That’s why he spotted me.” That made Mrs. Vanessa laugh.

“Speak it miss lady. I heard that! My babies still sleeping?”

“Well Trejay was just fussing so Trey’s with him right now. Hopefully he didn’t wake Treyonna.”

“She seems to sleep pretty good when he’s up even if he is making a lot of noise.”

“Yeah but she can have her moments though.”

“I know it.”

“Mrs. Vanessa would you mind accompanying me and Trey next weekend to Atlanta. We decided not to bring the babies to my parents anniversary party. It would really mean a lot to us if you could come. I know you were given time off which you still will get…”

“Oh chile you know I don’t have a problem taking care of those two.”

“I know. I just feel bad since I gave you the weekend off and I hate to inconvenience you by needing you now.”

“It’s not an inconvenience and it‘s no problem at all.”

“Ok great. Thank you Mrs. Vanessa.”

“You’re welcome. Did you need anything done before I head on back to my room?”

“Nope! You go ahead and enjoy the rest of your night.”

“I will. I gotta date with my soaps. Tell Trey I said goodnight and I’ll see you two in the morning.”

“Ok.” Mrs. Vanessa leaves out of the kitchen. I finish up the little bit of dishes that we had and then head back up to the bedroom. I noticed Trey was back in the room on the terrace walking around with Trejay putting him back to sleep. It was a beautiful night out. Trejay was so spoiled. He is such a character for seven months. He demands so much attention already. Everyone says he looks just like me with Treys energetic personality and Treyonna looks like Trey. I walked over to Trey and snuck a kiss on Trejay’s cheek as he laid his head on Trey’s shoulder.

“Where mine at?”

“Oh don’t worry daddy. I’ll take care of you once you come to bed.” I left Trey alone with his son and went and got in the shower. Meanwhile Trey went and put Trejay back in his crib. As soon as he left out the twins room his phone rang.

“Yo man why you keep calling my phone?”

“Trey you know I have no issues with you. I’m only doing as my sister asked and she really needs you to make a visit. This time she told me to tell you and these are her words not mine, that if you don’t want your sex life suddenly leaked to the public then you need to come see her.”

“Fuck she mean!”

“I don’t know.”

“She making threats now?”

“Look that’s what she told me to tell you. Believe it or not I’m tired of going back and forth trying to get you to see her my damn self. But it is my sister so I’m sure you can understand my plight.”

“Nah I don’t, cause not too long ago you was blackmailing her ass.”

“That was before I knew how deep seeded her issues were.”

“Lemme get a pen and some paper and take down her information…hold on.” Trey went to find something to write on and with. “Alright where she at?” Summer gave him all the details and then they hung up. I was coming out of the bathroom in my towel and noticed Trey looking at a piece of paper.

"Baby what's that?"

“I just got a call from Summer again. She said Autumn wants me to come see her.”

“Autumns been wanting you to come see her for a while now. What’s so new about that?”

“Now it seems like she tryna make a threat.”

“By saying what?”

"It sound like she tryna start some bullshit with that DVD of the two of us."

“I am so tired of this! Trey when is it gonna end?” Trey tries to calm me.

“Look everything gone be alright ok? I think this time I‘ma go see her doe.” All I could do was shake my head instantly irritated. “Baby I know you don’t like the idea of me going but it’s the only way to possibly squash this.”

“Well I’m going with you then.” Trey cut his eyes at me like I said something offensive.

“No. I don’t want you going no where near her.”

“I think if would be good for me to see her Trey. She tried to kill me! I have yet to express any of my feelings about that to her, Crystal and Nikki.”

“I’m not letting you go see her. You hear me?” I couldn’t believe how adamant he was about it.

“Trey you should understand why I wanna talk to Autumn. Baby she’s behind bars it’s not like she can do anything to me. Why are you so set against me going?”

“After everything you’ve been through do you have to ask? Whatchu think I’m gonna be cool with the idea of you visiting her after all the shit she done did to you? Shanell her, Crystal and Nikki are the last people I want you around.”

“But Trey…”

“I don’t trust them baby. I don’t give a fuck about her being behind nobodies damn bars neither.”

“Trey I’m not gonna run away anymore. This is something that I need to do for me. I get that you only want to protect me but baby I’ve been thinking about this and I really do want to confront them.”

“Nah…you ain’t going.”

“Here we go again with you telling me what I can and cannot do.”

“You right. On this I am, so get what ever plans you had of making a visit out ya head because I‘m telling you no. Don’t think you gone pull some slick shit either…I mean it Shanell.” I stood by Trey with no words as I looked at him infuriated. His unwavering stance really was upsetting. I was so angry with him. I walked away and put my panties and tank top on to sleep in. He knew what time it was immediately.

“Oh so now you being like that?” I took the decorative pillows off the bed and aggressively put them in the chest. Trey stood there watching me as I went back and forth. Then he walks over to me and stands in front of me.

“So you just gone go to bed like dat and stay mad at me?” My eyes let him know that’s exactly what was about to happen. I walked away from him and turned out the light. He nodded his head.

“A‘ight.” Then he walks out the room. I got under the covers and laid there. All these thoughts entered my mind. How dare he feel like it’s ok for him to go see Autumn but I can’t. I don’t care what the circumstances are surrounding the visit. Him out of all people should know how important this is to me. He should want me to go if I feel it’s necessary. Oh he makes me sick sometimes. I don’t know Tremaine. You may just have to be mad with me on this one.

We never did come to an agreement that night. At least I never agreed. Damn this! I know what he said, but I’m going to make it a point to see Autumn, Crystal and Nikki. He’s not calling all the shots anymore. Shanell is back with a vengeance. I love you baby, but I’m doing things my way this time...

*******

sec-a

Autumn could now make her phone call for the night so she decided to call Summer to check on the things she asked of her.

“Oh good you are home. Well any luck?”

“I called Trey like you asked and gave him the information on where to come see you and about the recorded encounter of the two of you being shown.”

“Is he going to come?”

“Autumn I don’t know! Gosh! He didn’t say.”

“Ok well at least he knows. You still remember what I told you to do in case he doesn’t show up right?”

“Yes! I know. Why do I have to be put in the middle of your dirty work all the time. I’m tired of it.”

“Well had you not let him come in my room in the first place I wouldn’t be needing your help right now.”

“You’ve been needing my help way before now Autumn. I have covered for you time and time again plus been your scapegoat. Daddy doesn’t trust me now because of you, starting with the accident that you were in with his car and used my name and gave my license number. It was your company that was over the house and stole their lap top and you blamed it on my friends. You are a total bitch when it comes to me. Well now it’s your turn to see how using people for your own benefit feels. I changed my mind, I will not black male Trey for you with this taping. Find somebody else to do your dirty work.”

“Ugh! Summer! You can’t be serious! Don’t flake out on me now.”

“You’re the flake! Trying to kill someone over a man. My sister is a stupid bitch!”

“Bitch! You’re the one who’s been hiding the fact that she’s a lesbian from them afraid to admit it. I swear Summer if you don’t help me I will tell.”

“I don’t care! That’s nothing compared to the damage you have caused this family. You cost daddy his practice. Anything you say to him will be nothing compared to what you have done so tell him. I don’t care!”

Autumn started crying. She couldn’t believe her sister wasn’t going to help her out in this time of need.

*******

“So Nikki are you ever going to get out of here?”

“I don’t know Charmaine. Why can’t Trey understand that everything I did was because I love him. How is love crazy?”

“Nikki love isn’t what’s crazy. It’s your behavior.”

“Charmaine you know I’m not crazy but if it’s going to keep me from going to jail then they can classify me as a nut case all day long.”

“Nikki do you feel any regret for any of the things that you’ve done?”

“Yeah. I regret that it didn’t work and I still don’t have Trey. I have to try harder.”

“Nikki Trey is happy with Shanell. They have a family together now. You think you’re really able to come in between that?”

“Whose side are you on?”

“I’m on yours but…”

“Those are my babies!” she snapped. “She took my family! My life! I want it back!”

Charmaine felt sorry for her friend. She was thinking Nikki was in this state because of the loss of Angel. She had no idea how sick Nikki really was.

“Well girlfriend I hope you get better. I really miss you and I‘ll always be here for you.” Nikki looked insulted.

“Get better? I just told you Charmaine there ain’t nothing wrong with me. My lawyer seems to think I’m suffering from this Post Traumatic Stress thing along with these doctors, but I’m fine.”

“You’re in a damn mental institution still delusional about Trey. That’s not fine! Nikki there is a real reason why you’re here. You really do need help.” Nikki smiles at Charmaine.

“Not in the least. Don’t you see? Trey could’ve shot me in that cabin but he didn’t. Why? Because part of him still loves me. I’m not delusional about that at all. I’ll take my pills and be a good girl until the day comes when we meet up again. It‘s only a matter of time before I get my family back. Believe me Charmaine I will get my family back.”

*******

Paige had a visit to go see Crystal. She couldn’t believe the mess that her and Nikki caused Shanell and Trey. She wasn’t sure how she was going to act when she saw Crystal but she knew it was imperative that she saw her. When she arrived at the women’s correctional facility she checked in and had a seat. Once it was time they were taken back. She saw Crystal sitting at a table that was over by a small window so she went over to her. She gave her a hug and then had a seat.

“I didn’t think you were going to come.”

“I wasn’t sure if I was going to come this time either but I knew I was going to be seeing you. You know Crystal Shanell and Trey are my friends. You were my best friend. How could you do this to them?”

“So is this what this visit is going to be about? You criticizing me for the choices that I made? Believe me Paige if I had to do this over again I would. I never would have listened to El. I can’t even tell you why I did.”

“But you knew he was bad news. You knew that. I never knew you would do such cruel things and for what money? Money that you don’t even have. Do you honestly think that man was going to give you anything for helping him?”

“Like I said if I could do things over I would, but I can’t. I don’t need you holding me accountable when the judge has already saw to it that I will pay for what I've done.”

“Do you know that I feel responsible for this? I feel like if I would have never introduced Shanell to you that her life would be different. I can’t even face her or Trey because of it.”

“What about my life? I’m your best friend not her.”

“You were my best friend but no one who calls themselves my friend would ever torcher another human being who’s pregnant. Put her through hell because of the man that she is involved with and teams up with her ex just for money. I don’t want any friends like that.”

“Then why are you here?”

“To let you know that I don’t feel sorry for you not one bit. You deserve to be here and what ever sentence that was given to you. You need to also be thanking God that she didn’t lose those babies or her life.”

“I don’t need you to be judging me.”

“I know. You need me to pray for you and I will. You take care of yourself while you’re in here. It wouldn’t hurt too if you did a little praying yourself.” Then Paige winks at her and sat at an empty table till it was time to leave.

*******

Tomorrow we’ll be flying to Atlanta to be there for my parents anniversary party so today we’ve been packing getting ready to make this trip. I’m really excited about going home. My auntie Sharon is going to be there with Ricky and Raven. It’s gonna feel good to see everyone and have everyone see the twins. Myself and Mrs. Vanessa was in the twins room packing their things while Trey was in their toy room keeping them occupied. We heard the buzzer sound off letting us know someone was at the gate. Evan notified me of who it was before he let them enter. It was Lynn. She lives in the neighborhood too and had been telling me that she was going to come by once we were settled. I guess she decided to make it over today. I was surprised she wasn’t at work. I told Mrs. Vanessa I would be back and went downstairs to meet Lynn at the door. She was so excited.

“Hey girlfriend!”

“Hey!”

“Shanell this is beautiful. I can’t wait to see the rest of it.”

“Thank you. How come you’re not at work today?”

“Oh I was there. I took a half day today. You know our vacation starts tomorrow so I had some things I wanted to do before Richard, me and the kids left.”

“Oh yeah that’s right you guys are going on a cruise.”

“Yes girl. This vacation couldn’t get here fast enough.”

“Well let me show you around.”

“Where’s the twins?”

“They’re up in their toy room with Trey. We’ll see them when we go up there.” I showed Lynn the house downstairs and around outside first. Then we went upstairs and lastly I showed her the toy room where Trey was. When we went in there Trey was on the floor playing with the two of them while they were in their Exersaucers (stationary activity walkers). As soon as Trejay saw me he started acting like he wanted to cry and get out. Trey started talking to him.

“Aw boy cut that out…come on man…you was just cool…here play with this.” Trey pulled down a hanging bumble bee that was in front of him on the walker. Trejay got quiet for a minute as he looked at it. Then he looked back at me whining. I went and picked him up. He was happy after that.” Lynn starts laughing at Trey.

“Trey you looked like you were having more fun than they were. Reminiscing are we?”

“Ha ha very funny Lynn.” She starts laughing. “How you doin baby?”

“I’m wonderful. I love the house.”

“Thank you. I appreciate dat. How‘s my man Richard?”

“He’s good. He should be home right now actually.”

“You should tell him to come through. I gotta poker table in the basement waiting for him to get whipped up on. He needa come see me.”

“I don’t know about all that, my man is good, but I’ll let him know. Ok let me see miss onna…you mind Trey?”

“Nah go head.” Trey gets up off the floor first then Lynn picks up Treyonna. Trey walks over to me and talks to Trejay. “You gone stop all that whining boy. Daddy gotta toughen you up.” Trejay looks at Trey smiling. Trey plays with him in my arms making him laugh. Then he gives him a kiss on the mouth. “I gotta few more things to finalize for the tour so I’m bout to get dressed and I’ll be back a little later.”

“Ok babe.” Trey then gives me a kiss and leaves out the room. Suddenly he comes back.

“Hold up.” He takes Treyonna out of Lynn’s arms and plays with her in the air real quick Then he gives her a kiss and back to Lynn. “Alright I’ll be back…can‘t leave out my baby girl.” Lynn was looking at him steady smiling.

“He’s really good with them isn’t he?”

“The best.” We put the babies down and got on the floor to play with them as we talked. She brings up Nikki.

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Da Shy Scorpio's picture

yay! so happy 2 c more posted. I want 2 believe that bruce will do the right thing but I doubt it now that trey told him about the pi. he needs 2 get it 2gether though and gain the trust of his family again

mekaloves24's picture

Wow I cant believe hes turning himself in... Well just like I said before Bruce was only doing what he thought was right to protect his child so kudos to him for that. I wonder how all this is gonna play out tho... Will Bruce go down for murder? Will Shanell let her aunt keep her child? Is Shanell parents staying together after all his? Did Trey sleep with Shanell friend? Is El mom gonna find out she has a grandchild? Is Aleen and Marcus gonna make there cat and mouse game offical? Will Trey and Shanell ever get married?

I need answers!!!! LOL

stlgirl4lyfe2010's picture

Okay I need to beat my uncle ass that is all I gotta say.

Numba1Hon's picture

Damn this story is getting better and better. I don't know how you develop these characters so well, but you are good. The characters are alive. Bruce is my man. I can't wait to find out what Bruce is going to learn from Andre. I am so glad the way this turned out with Bruce and Trey. Now they have to be concerned about protecting Shanell. More please.

JamRoC_4eVa's picture

Yes!! damn I know Bruce had good intention but y u had 2 do it like dat.. I love how trey let Bruce know how much love he have 4 Shanell they been thru hell & back now dats wat I call LOVE.. Yes trey go talk 2 andre so I can know who dis man is , I wonder if its shanell aunty Ex oh lawd let the Drama continue..

SpiritualAngel's picture

Wow this is getting good! All the time Bruce wanted Trey to tell Shanell about the baby and he was testing Trey. I'm so ready for Trey and Shanell to have some happiness in there life. Ready for the next post please. Thank you PrittBrownIIz for sharing your writing with us

Prittbrowniiz BestSellerAngel's picture

You haven’t even stepped foot down the aisle together and yet you two still are holding strong for each other. A love like that is rare son. You’ve shown me that you surpass love when it comes to Shanell. My tactics may be unethical, but I'm a man of results. I'm assured and know you will always have her best interest at heart. Ultimately, I had her best interest at heart, but I know that’s hard for her to see right now. She’s gonna need you son and I’m gonna need you to be there for her…one hundred percent.”
“Why wouldn’t I be? I don’t see my life without her. But why you talking like you going somewhere?”
“I am. I’m finally going to make things right.”
“Make things right…right in…”
“I’m turning myself in.”
“Just like that…”
“You two need to be able to put this behind you once and for all. With the police having me in custody with a confession it’ll take the focus off of you.”
“You can’t do that.”
“I have to do this. It’s time and the only way that I’ll get my family back.”
“I don’t know if Shanell’s told you this, but El’s mom has hired a private investigator. She’s looking into seeing if she has a grandchild.” My dad stands up and walks back and forth in front of the couch in deep thought.
“No, she's never mentioned this to me.”
“Her friend Andre has been keeping us posted on what’s been going on. Apparently he knows the guy that his mom hired.”
“Hmm…. This changes everything. I think I’ll have a talk with Andre.”

Prittbrowniiz BestSellerAngel's picture

You went as far as digging up shit in my past.”
“I wanted to see the type of man that you are. How do you handle the pressure when your backs against the wall.”
“What da fuck I gotta prove myself to you fo'? My back has been against the wall ever since the cops been looking at me for murder.”
“Are you saying that it wasn’t your intent to kill him when aimed to shoot?”
“Damn right it was my intent, but I wasn’t the one that did it. You did.”
“You wanted him dead and that’s what happened. You might as well had killed him, but like I said I’m not gonna let you go to jail. Has it even occurred to you why the police haven’t been able to arrest you so far?”
“I just figured they couldn’t because of lack of evidence for now. I know how the cops work. They gone make sure they nail ya ass so the conviction will stick.”
“True, but I promise your involvement will be nothing more than a slap on the wrisk. As far as the secret I could’ve kept it from her, but I found that maybe this was the time for her to know the truth. It just couldn’t come from me. Since I felt it was time I knew once Shanell found out about Hailey she was going to really resent me for not being honest with her. She didn’t need to feel like she had been betrayed by the both of us again. If she knew that you also held this from her that would hurt her more than I ever could. One thing I know about my daughter is that she’s big on trust. I broke that with her. If she found out the truth from you she would know, no matter what that you’d be honest with her. She would know that you really do love her and will be there for her even when she didn’t think it was possible. I hate the fact that she’s lost faith in me because of this, and I don’t think she’ll ever understand my actions and reasons for doing the things that I’ve done as her father. As for you, she’ll more easily forgive and would likely understand. You two have a bond that was meant to last.

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Trey comes in only taking a few steps, standing not too far from the door.
“I knew I’d be seeing you sooner or later. You want to have a seat?” Trey walks over to sit on the couch. “So, my soon to be son in law decided to be honest and do the right thing.”
“Look man, I love ya daughter. I had to tell her. She deserved to know the truth even if it meant her finding out the type of father she really has.” Bruce pours himself a drink. “Can I offer you anything son?”
“No thanks!” Trey says brisk. Bruce takes his glass of cognac and takes a seat.
“I’m not a bad man son. I’m a man who believes in family first. I’ll do whatever it takes to keep order and peace in it.”
“Yeah, I’m well aware of that,” Trey says snidely. Bruce takes a sip of his drink first and then sets it down on the table.
“I remember when Sheila and I first found out we were going to be parents. It was one of the happiest days of my life. I knew I had a responsibility to the both of them…to give them the best life…to make sure all their needs were met…to love unconditionally, because I know how life can beat you down…and more importantly, be the man in their lives that would always protect them no matter what. I pride myself on that son. Without my family, I’m nothing. I don’t take what I have for granted, but it seems now neither one of them wants anything to do with me until this matter with you is cleared up.”
“Can you blame ‘em?”
“I never had any intentions of blackmailing you son. Trey I know you’re a good man. I knew if I told you about Hailey and Malcolm you’d tell Shanell.”
“You wanted me to tell her,” he doubtfully repeats.
“If this information was going to come out, she needed it to come from you.”
“Hol’up! You tryna say to me now, that you knew I was going to tell her,” he says again.
“My hope was that you’d tell her and you did.”
Why should I believe you? I mean you really had me thinking you didn’t want her to know from anybody and you were working on a way to keep her from finding out.

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“That I agree with and truthfully I don’t think I can take hearing another thing. I never knew the things that my father has been capable of. Don’t get me wrong, I get him wanting to protect you and I from El. I get that. What I don’t get is him letting you take all the blame. Why not just admit to being a part of it? He was defending us. Oh, not to mention him giving Hailey to my auntie regardless of my wishes. Both instances sounds like he was thinking about what he wanted, not what was best for you or myself.”
“Maybe to him it was what’s best.”
“Don’t defend him Trey.”
“I’m not.”
“You know my mother knows what happened. She wants him to turn himself in.” His response is doubtful.
“Yeah, I’d like to see that happen now.”
“Why you say that?”
“Nothing baby.”
“I think he will. My mom is talking about it costing him their marriage. I’ve never seen this look in her eyes before. It’s like her light has been taken away. I’m really worried.”
“Ya moms just found out some truths about her husband baby. She dealin’ wit a lot right now just like we are. I can’t speak for her, but when you find out some things you didn’t know about the one you love, it’s not an easy thing to accept sometimes.” I look at him feeling so lucky. I held him in my arms again blessed to be given another chance. His warmth had me feeling so comfortable, since I was drained.
“I just want this to be over. I want you to be able to go to work without this on your back. I want our family to get back on track and I want Hailey to be safe.”
“I know,” he says kissing my forehead.
“Baby I’m gonna go lay down. There’s a lot more that needs to be said, but I just can’t right now. My head hurts.” I gave Trey a kiss, found some pain pills first, then I went to get some rest. While I was sleeping Trey went to pay my father a visit. His presence caught my dad by surprise when he opened up the door. They stare in each other’s eyes not once blinking till finally my father invites him in.

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“He had a plan to cover up his involvement. I thought it was the right thing to do at the time baby. Ya pops never gave me any reason before now to doubt what he stood for. I thought I could trust him when he said he’d make sure I wouldn’t go to jail for him.”
“But he was involved Trey. How could you out of all people believe that my father could conceal his involvement from the cops?”
“Ya father is well connected Shanell. Never knew how much pull he had. I believe if he doesn’t want to be involved in this, he has his ways of making that happen.”
“How do you know this? What has he said to you?”
“Look, what he said to me ain’t important. When it comes down to it I’ma father too. When I think about Treyonna and Trejay, I would do anything in the world to protect them. ANYTHING! I can respect ya father for that. All the choices he made…they may not have been the right ones in your eyes, but as a father, baby I can understand them. I get loving someone so much that you’d make sacrifices that you’d never thought you’d make and do things that you never thought you’d do. Maybe it wasn’t the smartest choice that I’ve made, but part of me was thinking about you. Baby I know how much you love, respect and cherish ya father. I didn’t know what finding out about his involvement would do to you. You were shaken up pretty bad. If you had to watch ya dad get arrested, it would’ve crushed you.”
“And seeing them arrest you made it any better? God Trey, you know how scared I was when they didn’t release you that night? No, I wouldn’t have wanted to see him get arrested, but I damn sure don’t want you going to jail too.”
“Baby I know dat. I know you love me, but I had a lotta shit running through my mind that night. I know how much I mean to you. I also know ya pops means the world to you too, and you him.”
“Yeah well, I’m not so sure about that anymore.”
“I know it’s a lot about ya dad that you didn’t know and slowly finding out…”

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I pull away and look up at Trey.
“He lied to me about Hailey and still feels like it was the right thing to do. How could he be so heartless?” I don’t think Trey knew what to say to me as I looked him in the eyes. He just stared at me with nothing to say back. “You knew my father shot El didn’t you? But you didn’t tell me.” Trey looks away from me and heavily sighs. I could see it on his face that he thought I was about to be upset with him. Before he could fix his lips to explain anything I put my fingers over them. “Shhh, I know why you didn’t say anything. I’m sorry that my father put you in a position where you too felt like you had to do this.”
“He didn’t baby, you should know me better than that. I make my own decisions. I did it for my own reasons. One, because ya father saved my life. Mine and yours.”
“I’m well aware of that now from my father, but how about you telling me what happened since you were there first hand.”
“Shanell, what you didn’t know, since you blacked out was baby El tried to shoot both of us after I shot him. He was still tryna come after us, but I didn’t know because I had my back turned wit my attention on you. If ya father hadn’t reacted when he did El would’ve shot me first than you. We didn’t tell you this because then you would’ve known that ya father had a part in killing him baby. And as I said before he didn’t want anyone to know his involvement, especially you.”
“What about you Trey? You also felt like he did?”
“Baby, as much as I hated lying to you, I was willing to conceal this only because I felt like I owed him. I couldn’t let ya father get involved after that if that was his wish. Shit! I was already on the record for having a history with that mu’fucker, so why involve ya dad.”
“Maybe because he was involved Trey. This doesn’t seem like you at all. You have wayyy more at stake than my father. Why would you be a part of this?”
“How could you even ask me something like that?”
“Because, I don’t understand.”

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We want more!!!! We want more!!!! Lol

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oh wow @ her mother seeing her grand daughter and not knowing it was her. i'm still feeling sum type of way that bruce lied 2 shanell about where hailey was but I guess he thought he was doin whats best. i'm glad that document didn't have any real info om it but I can't believe malcom is goin thru all of this just bc he's goin thru a divorce. smfh

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Well Shanell is the one who put her Dad in this position and swore him to secrecy. Is either one of them thinking about what Bruce had to go through with all of this deception and illegality trying to help everyone else? Where is the compassion for Bruce? On the other hand, they better talk to Bruce because he might be planning something else.

I don’t believe Bruce would let Trey go down for murder. El was an intruder on Bruce’s property trying to kill a member of his family so under the principles of castle law, maybe the courts would decide he had every right to shoot to kill El. The problem is if he goes to the law, they may find out Shanell did not have El’s consent and then both he and Shanell and Aunt Linda and Malcolm may have new legal problems.

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i'm so sorry for mummy, I know its hard to understand that the person u love could hold all those secrets from u.. Oh Shanell girl u are really brave with all u been through with trey in da pass & now ur dad, keep ur head up girl.. dat damn Malcolm ugh can't believe he would put his "daughter" through dis,smh.. He so need a good beat down, so sweet how she have trey their 2 hold her..

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Finally all caught and all I have to say is WOW lol. And I know yall may not agree but ima say it anyways I know Shanell's dad was wrong for keeping that secret but he was doing it to protect her and I appulled him for that. He is a snake yes but he loves Shanell and that just shows he would do anything for her including killing someone to protect her thats why I dont understand why Shanell is that mad when shes been keeping secrets too. Trey just forgave her now shes playing vitim again not really feeling this whole thing its her fault. Damn that girl keeps something going. How does Trey really deal with all this drama smh lol. Anyways Im ready to see how this thing goes with Aleen and Marcus since all is moving in town for good I feel a hookup coming on lol. And I think its more to Trey too I think something eles happen between him and Shanell homegurl what secret is he hiding???? Umm (waiting for the tea to spill) lol next post ASAP =)

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“But mom that’s just it, I don’t want to be a real part of her life. I don’t want to change who Hailey knows to be her mother. Her only mother. I don’t regret my choice in giving her up. I just don’t want it to come out.” My mom tucks a strand of hair behind my ear.
“I’m really proud of you. You’re so brave and strong even if you don’t believe it. I’ve seen your strength each and every time something horrible has come your way. You always manage to get back up and keep fighting. I’ve learned from you, that it’s not the fight that you’re up against that matters, it’s the fight in you that makes the difference. It takes a lot of courage Shanell, not to let the bad things in life keep you down. It’s finding a way to get back up. Thank you for teaching me that.” Her high praise of me was very touching and even though I wasn’t feeling very strong right now, my mother’s words are exactly what I needed to hear. But that’s what I love about her. She always knows what to say to me. She has me all choked up.
“Thanks mom.” We hug each other and then we say goodbye. I told her Trey and I would only be staying until tomorrow night, so if I didn’t see her before we left I’d call her. When I got up to our suite, Trey was on his lap top at the desk. He stops typing when he sees me.
“How’d you get here? I thought you was gonna call me?” He stood up as I walked toward him. He saw how red and puffy my eyes were. He embraces me. “You wanna talk about it?” I lay my head on his shoulder.
“We will, but right now can you just hold me,” I sorrowfully ask. He squeezes me a little tighter, his hold secure and sheltered. My mind was racing. Even though I felt like I was spinning in circles like a tornado on the inside, being in his arms right now was my calm
eye. I don’t know how long we stayed in that spot, all I knew was it gave me a sense of peace while I stood there with him.

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She puts her hand under her nose covering her lips. I could tell she was about to break down. She did. I unfastened my seatbelt and leaned over and hugged her. I knew only an inkling about the way she was feeling. Finding out the man that you thought you knew, wasn’t who you thought he was at all had to be heart-wrenching. I shared only a fraction of her pain. But only from a father-daughter prospective. I can’t imagine what it feels like when it’s the one that you’ve spent most of your adult life with. The one that you vowed to love for better or worse, never thinking you would be dealing with the worst from him. My mom got herself together and asked me to hand her a tissue out of the glove box. She dries her face.
“Mom, are you going to be alright?” I now ask.
“I’ll be fine.” I noticed her facial expression suddenly changed. She lovingly looks at me. “It just occurred to me that I’ve saw her.” She puts the tissue to her eyes again. “I never could understand how a darling little girl as herself reminded me so much of you when she came from a complete stranger. Now I know why,” she spouts out adoringly. I couldn’t say a word. All the times that I would see my auntie, which wasn’t much, Hailey was never with her. Just the thought that I could see her now was mind blowing. “So what are you going to do, since you know where your daughter is? You know Linda and Malcolm are going through a divorce.”
“You know about that?”
“Yes. Linda and I may talk seldom, but it’s enough for me to know that her and Malcolm are divorcing. It’s gotten pretty awful between them. You know, it’s funny, she’s never said to me not once, that Hailey was adopted. Then again I’ve always assumed she finally was able to conceive so I never questioned her about it. I mean Hailey does look like a part of this family.” Her eyes look distant for a moment. Then she continues to speak. “I never knew I was looking at my grandchild.” I break her stare.

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“Mom, remember when Ms. Francine came to the house and showed you something that said that I had a child with El?”
“I’ll never forget it. I looked at that paper so closely, because I just knew it had to be a fake. What about it?”
“Can you tell me exactly what was on it?”
“Well, I noticed the name of the state and county on it. The mother, father’s name and legal guardian was on there. Whether the parents were married or single. It had the child’s name which said baby Weiss. Date of birth, place of birth, sex, but that wasn’t filled in, race and you guys’ signatures.”
“So you didn’t see any personal information like an address or anyone else’s name that could have her…nothing like that?”
“No, that’s everything that was on there. Baby why are you inquiring about that now? Has she contacted you?”
“Not exactly.”
“Than what is it, exactly?”
“She’s still trying to find out who sent that information to her and if she really has a grandchild.”
“You know Shanell, I’ve been wondering the same thing. Who would want this to come out and why now?”
“I know who it is now mom. I also know where my daughter has been living.” My mom had just pulled into a parking space by the hotel. She turns off the car and looks at me. My head was down and I was fumbling with my fingers.
“Shanell, look at me sweetheart.” When I looked up she saw I was crying again. “Where is she?”
I whine, “Auntie Linda and Uncle Malcolm have been raising her. Daddy said he thinks it was Uncle Malcolm that sent El’s mother that information.” My mom turned her head away from me, eyes now peering toward the windshield.
“Something else your father knew,” she says with disgust. “When I told him Francine came to the house talking about a grandchild he made it seem like her ranting’s were so preposterous. He had me believe that she was just trying to do anything to paint you as this horrible person when she’s the one that’s off her rocker. Then I spoke to you and found out the truth. He too had been lying to me.”

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I'm ready for the next post!!!

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Okay I'm back people. First off glad my cousin and Trey are speaking cause I thought I was gonna have to beat both they asses cause they are getting on my damn nerves. Now on to my punk ass Uncle what the hell else your ass been lying about. First you give my cousin baby to Auntie Linda then you shoot El and trying to get my future cousin in law locked up what kind of bitch ass shit is that. Because if you ass was truly about family your punk ass would have been and turned yourself in you better be glad I'm still in L.A, and not in Atl with Trey and Shanell cause I would beat your ass and take you to the damn station to make sure your ass turned your self in after I was done.

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I'll be so glad when Trey and Shanell be able to be happy and live their life in peace, without some one trying to cause problems in there life. I know it not over for them I just pray that Trey and Shanell love can with stand it.

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WOW

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I've been gone 4 a while and came back 2 all this drama. well damn! i'm glad trey and shanell r on good terms. and i'm glad dre told them what was going down with that p.i. I can't believe malcolm would do such a thing. and I had a feeling bruce fired that other shot. everybody needs a day or 2 to think about this newfound info and then go from there. I don't want bruce going 2 jail. he had a good reason 2 kill el

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I hope they think this out before they pressure Bruce to turn himself in. Would he stand a chance in Georgia if the law finds out all the details? The law might say he had a motive for murder. Trey is already a suspect and he was wounded and almost killed. In addition, the authorities might find out El did not sign away his child and Shanell could be facing a charge with Bruce as an accessory. Is Shanell going to tell the authorities what she did too? Ms. Harris might tell the authorities her son never knew he had a child. I can’t wait to see Trey’s input into this.

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OH ISH JUST GOT REAL MAMA AIN'T PLAYING WITH BRUCE SHE MEAN BUSINESS!!! READY FOR THE NEXT POST!!!

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oh snap shit just got real, bruce u mess up big time.. I knew he killed El, but y frame trey u own son in law.. I just hope they can 4 give u in long run hun.. Go on mummy let him know u ain't playing he need to turn his self in caz u didn't married a killer... so can't wait to c wat happen

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My mom searches my dad’s eyes like she was trying to find something.
“I honestly don’t know who I’m looking at right now, but I’d like to have my husband back. Tell him for me, that if he really cares about saving his marriage, he better show up and do the right thing. Until then, I don’t want anything to do with his stand in.” My mother walks away from him and sits beside me. She saw that I was silently crying. “Sweetheart, I know this is a lot for you to take in right now, but are you going to be alright?” I didn’t know what alright felt like anymore. I just wanted to leave.
“Mom, can you take me back to my hotel? I don’t want to have to call Trey and wait until he gets here.”
“Sure sweetie. Come on. Let’s go.” My dad was still standing in the same spot looking defeated. His composure changed once my mom and I was about to walk out the door.
“Wait!” He commands. We both stop and turn to face him. “You both may not be proud of the man that you see before you, but I love this family. I don’t regret anything I’ve done to protect this family except for hurting the two women that I love.” He turns his attention solely on my mother. “Sheila, I love you woman. I know you don’t agree with the choices that I’ve made, but I will not let those choices destroy my family. You can’t get rid of me that easily. I won’t let you.” He directs his attention to me now. “You know nelly belly, I always feel amazement when I look at you and see the beautiful woman that you have grown up to become. I’m sorry for loving you so much that I’ll do whatever it takes to see to it that you’re safe and happy.” I knew my daddy loved me and in that moment I got teary eyed all over again. I was so furious with him, hearing that just hurt too much. “And even though you’re grown, and have your own family now, one thing will never change. You will always be my little girl.” I turned around and ran out of the house in a frenzy. I couldn’t take anymore. The next thing I know my mom is coming to my rescue. She wraps her arms around me and ushers me into her car. I didn’t know how to feel towards him right now. I know he only was doing for me what he thought was best, but it really is causing me a lot of pain. I thought about him saying Ms. Francine wasn’t going to be able to get any more information than what she already has. I remembered that my mom actually saw the document that she had. I decided to ask her about it.

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Him saying, “If it wasn’t for me,” echoed again in my head. For whatever reason that phrase made all the pieces come together. I knew. My dad had tears in his eyes. He still had yet to explain as we waited, but I had finally knew the truth. I shake my head at him, giving him direct eye contact trying to fathom this even though he couldn’t look back at me.
“It was you daddy wasn’t it? You’re the second bullet.” My mom was still lost.
“Sweetheart what do you mean?” My dad rushes to my side as he tries to explain.
“Shanell, El may have been down, but he was only wounded. If I hadn’t gotten there when I did, honey he would have shot you and Trey. He would’ve! There was nothing but ill-will in his eyes. I had to protect you.” My mom clearly got the picture now. She looked shattered, more than I did.
“Oh God!” Mom shouts. “You shot El, Bruce?” He slowly moves from beside me to make his way over to her. He speaks calmly and clear.
“I’m not proud of killing someone, but both our daughter and Trey’s life were at stake. I will do whatever it takes to keep her safe Sheila. What I did was necessary.”
“Even to the extremities of sacrificing Trey’s freedom and him going to jail for it?”
“I wouldn’t do that to him.” He proclaimed.
“How can you say that when he’s under investigation and you’re not?”
“Honey, I can see how you can make that conclusion, but I’m not going to let anything happen to Trey.”
“DAMN RIGHT YOU’RE NOT!!!” Mom yells. I just sat there not knowing what to say. I never imagined that my father would do this to us. My dad and my mom continued to go at it. “I…I don’t even know who you are,” she says, irate. My dad holds her by the arms, pinning them to her sides.
“Sheila! Come on! You got to know that I’m the same man that you said ‘I do’ to all those years ago. Honey, I’m still here. I would never let him go down for such a thing. Trey and I discussed this. It’s all going to work.”
“And who made you God to know?”
“Honey I know I’m asking a lot right now, but please trust what I’m saying to you. Trey’s gonna come out of this alright.”
“You’re right! He is,” mom snaps pulling away. “If you EVER want to make things right again with this marriage, you better go turn yourself in for me, your daughters sake and Trey’s.” My dad pleads with my mother.
“Sheila please. You’re really going to ask me to do that?”
“I mean it Bruce.”
“Why? Honey if you would just trust me when I say it’s all going to work out. I’m pretty confident that Trey won’t be getting arrested. Just find it in your heart to believe me. Both of you. He won’t get a conviction. You’ll see, this will soon be behind us.”

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