By Patti G
Zach sits alone in his dark office with a tumbler of
scotch and the entire documentation proving Zoey's lineage. It is times
like these that Zach really would have relied on Kendall to get through
this. She would know how to explain it all to Zoey and be a shoulder to
lean on after she is told. Plus Kendall herself was born into a similar
situation. Her father being the lecherous Richard Fields who raped Erica
when she was just a teenager. Kendall would understand how Zoey would
Zach starts to think about his old friend Myrtle. He
remembers the first time he met her at the cemetery. He could not believe that
this dignified older woman would cut him to the quick about his connection to
Michael Cambias. Zach prided himself on not being intimidated by anyone up till
then, but after meeting Myrtle he vowed never to get on her bad side.
Fortunately, they wound up being the best of friends, and he misses her now more
Zach leans back in his chair and closes his eyes.
"What does an old lady have to do to get a drink around her?"
Zach opens his eyes and sitting right across from him is
Myrtle. He knows this has to be a dream, but he winds up getting up and pouring
his old friend a scotch. "What is going on? I know this can't be real." Zach
"Well, whether it is real or not, my boy, I'm here because
you needed me." She tells him.
"I don't know what to do about Zoey, Myrtle. I have made so
many mistakes interfering in people's lives. What if telling her proves too much
for her? Once the genie is out of the bottle there is no going back.'
"Zach, you have no choice but to tell this young girl the
truth. Yes, it will be a shock, but it will be worse if someone else discovers
who she is and tells her. Right now, she believes she is all alone is this
world, when in reality she has you, Kendall, and the boys. I know telling her
won't be easy but you are up to it, and you are a good enough man to be there
when she has to deal with the news."
Zach suddenly opens his eyes and, like he expected, he is all
alone. He reaches over to pick up the phone and asks the pit boss to find Zoey,
relieve her at her table for the evening, and send her up to his office.
To be continued ...
P.S. I have been watching AMC since 1976
and during that time I have had the pleasure of sharing that
experience with family, friends, and yes even my late
husband. Now, however I watch the show alone these past
years and enjoy writing my Random Thoughts article as well
as this new venture Fan Fiction. I am pleased when I see
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