"You know what? You're right. You are their mother. And you're here now. So I'm done. I'm done with the school, and the bills, and the clinics. I'm done. They're all yours now, Mom. Good luck."
Fiona walks away from the house that she built, and the children sway back away from Monica in her absence. Everything becomes so quiet. Nobody blames anybody, for a moment.
Monica sees the hate in their eyes, and doesn't know where it's coming from. While she was gone, everything stopped and nobody got hurt. And now she's back, and they're all attacking her, as though she's done something wrong. As though she was there to hurt them. As though anybody was.
Fiona walks away from the house that she built, and when Steve arrives she falls mutely into his arms. She's never looked so old. She's never felt so young. Steve takes Fiona to see the house he bought. Neither of them look back, at the ruins.
We were raised by wolves. This is what happens next.
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