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Summary: Eve Dallas learns where she comes from.

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Literature > Crime > In Death SeriestootsFR1362,8726146,21725 Apr 0925 Apr 09Yes

A Mother Knows

A Mother Knows

Roarke was wrapped around her, both of them thinking too loud to sleep.

He squeezed Eve’s waist. “You believe she loved you?”

Eve swallowed and reached for the hefty book, turning to the first page. “I’m sorry, daughter of my daughter. The feeling that I won’t be around for your mother won’t leave me and I just know that you’ll be the one to truly suffer for that. Sometimes, a mother just knows.

But I think it’s important that you know that once upon a time, part of your family though of you and loved you. If I could, I’d be there for your mother and none of the bad things I know are going to happen would. I’d help you through that really awkward phase that comes from growing 10 feet during puberty and I’d reassure you that everybody feels like an idiot around the boys (or girls) that they like. But I can’t.

What I can do is make sure you know your family history, give you something to be proud of.

The important part of my life, I suppose, started after my pretty blonde Cheerleader of a sister burned down her High School gym and we had to move to Sunnydale. She was a hero, baby girl, just like I know you’re going to be…”


As Eve read, a warmth spread from her center, filling in the invisible cracks that had always been there.

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