Emancipation – Chapter 22 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Twenty Two August 2010 Stiles looked up from his homework, his eyes glowing a brilliant red “Someone just came through the wards. South edge of the preserve.” Derek looked over at Peter “Whoever it is, they feel familiar. Should we go check it out?” “Just you, Stiles and myself I think. A show of force but one that can be easily underestimated.” Peter agreed. Stiles pulled on his signature red hoodie, picked up his…

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Emancipation – Chapter 21 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Twenty One July 2008 “Dad? Can we talk?” Boyd asked his dad nervously. Graham nodded, “Sure kiddo, what’s up?” Boyd sat at the dining table, “I think, no, I know I want the bite. I was worried that it would take a while to take like with Erica, but Lydia and Jackson got used to it quite quickly. They are even on the patrol schedule already as wolves, just not full shift wolves yet.…

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Emancipation – Chapter 20 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Twenty April 2008 Jackson gathered his parents and Peter together. “I have been thinking about my options, around telling the pack and not telling the pack. I mean it’s going to be another nail in Talia’s coffin really. But I think I do want to tell the pack everything, after I talk to Lydia, she’s important to me.” Jackson said nervously. Maria moved over and pulled him into a side hug as she said,…

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Emancipation – Chapter 19 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Nineteen January 2008 Peter headed into Noah’s office at the Sheriff’s station. “Hey Noah, do you have a moment?” Noah looked up and put aside his never-ending paperwork. “Save me from all this paper torture,” he pleaded. Peter chuckled and said bluntly, “I maybe have a kid out there, want to help me find them?” Noah’s jaw dropped. Peter looked down. “Sorry, I know its a lot to take in, trust me.” He said…

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Emancipation – Chapter 18 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Eighteen June 2007 A week after the meeting in the Diner, paternity was proven beyond any doubt. Graham had moved to one of the houses near the main pack house with Boyd ready to move as soon as his mother was arrested. Boyd had met with detectives from Minnesota who were investigating the initial missing persons case for the children. He was interviewed over a few days with a child physiologist known to the…

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Emancipation – Chapter 17 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Seventeen May 2007 A few weeks before the end of the school year they finally met up with Boyd’s father. It was a fairly large gathering. Derek was accompanied by Noah and Peter. They had arrived early so they could observe the other alphas arriving, but also it gave Stiles time to place a ward to hide his and Boyd’s presence in the car park. The first to arrive was Alpha Satomi Ito and…

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Emancipation – Chapter 16 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Sixteen March 2007 The next day at school Stiles and Allison cornered Jackson during a study period in the library. Stiles in his typically blunt fashion without preamble asked, “Just how bad is it at Isaac’s place?” Jackson saw the serious look on both their faces and slumped, he knew he would not be able to evade their questions. He answered, “Bad! I don’t know what to do. If I call the police it…

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Emancipation – Chapter 15 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Fifteen September 2006 Regina Gajos knocked on the door of the pack’s hotel suite. Noah let her in and Stiles ran across the room and leaped into her arms for a hug. Regina held Stiles out at arms length and had a close look at him. “You have grown Wilczek.” Peter tried to muffle his laughter when he caught on to the meaning of the nickname. “How… appropriate,” he snarked. Stiles glared at Peter…

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Emancipation – Chapter 13 -14 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Thirteen June 2006 They all woke up bright and early the next morning. Stiles stuck to his usual morning routine, being the first one awake he snagged the bathroom for a quick shower. He then headed down to make breakfast. On the way to the kitchen, he set the first aid kit on the coffee table. Peter listened carefully to make sure Stiles remembered to turn on the coffee machine. Once he heard that…

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Emancipation – Chapter 12 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Twelve June 2006 Derek looked towards Allison then back to Chris. “Do you want to explain to Allison what’s going on? It’s my preference that she is fully informed and that she consents before we do the bite.” The group spent the next hour eating Stiles delicious lasagna while they explained to Allison about the supernatural world, about werewolves and werewolf packs. They went into detail about the role the Argent family were supposed…

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Emancipation – Chapter 11 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Eleven May 2006 Noah and Peter headed to the high school to check over the vault. Noah looked up at Peter as they walked across to the lacrosse locker rooms and said, “This brings back memories.” Peter leered at Noah and snarked, “Especially those bleachers, or should I say, under those bleachers.” Noah chuckled and shook his head. “Ever the smartass. Never change.” Peter’s face fell, and he had a serious look on his…

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Emancipation – Chapter 10 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Ten February 2006 Noah woke in a hurry when he heard twin shouts from the boys. “Dad, wake up!”/“Noah, wake up!” “We need to get to the hospital!” Both yelled at the same time. Derek sat up and checked his phone for the time, he saw it showing 2:33 am then hurriedly got up and dressed in his usual jeans and a long-sleeve Henley, he then raced in to Stiles’ room and made sure…

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Emancipation – Chapter 9 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Nine December 2005 During one particularly slow lunchtime, Stiles had found himself ignoring his homework and the conversations of his friends, instead, he decided to prod the Nemeton into seeing if there were any pack members possible around him. He didn’t get much out of the Nemeton this time but a few were very vehement ‘NO!’ like Dahler, Peralta, Wilde, and Greenberg. Stiles was surprised at how loud the result was for Greenberg. He…

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Emancipation – Chapter 8 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter 8 October 2005 A few weeks into the school year, Derek was surprised that Stiles wasn’t down for breakfast already, he reached out with his senses and heard shuffling that indicated that Stiles was still in bed, awake, but definitely still in bed and he would very soon be running late for school. He headed up to find out what was going on. He walked in and found a giant lump of blankets, he…

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Emancipation – Chapter 7 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Seven July 2005 The summer break passed fairly uneventfully creature wise, they had a few good creatures for training in both fighting and negotiation come through but nothing as terrifying as the harpy. Stiles and Derek spent their mornings and evenings in the preserve sparring and patrolling, Derek was teaching Stiles everything he knew about control. Satomi visited every few weeks to go over pack protocol and high-level control with both Derek and Stiles.…

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Emancipation – Chapter 6 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Six When the light faded Derek looked up in shock “Paige?” Paige nodded and motioned to the sofa that appeared beside her “Put Mieczyslaw down here.” Derek hesitated, as he stubbornly held on to Stiles. She smiled shyly, “He’ll be fine Derek, this room exists outside of time.” Stiles glared at her and croaked out “It’s Stiles” as Derek tried to get him comfortable. Derek sat and got himself comfortable on the sofa next…

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Emancipation – Chapter 5 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Five After classes were finally finished for the day, Scott held Stiles back because he wanted to invite Stiles over after school. Like all the other times when Scott had invited him over Stiles had to turn him down due to his tutoring sessions with Matt. Scott McCall might be his best friend, his only friend other than Derek but he wouldn’t skip his tutoring sessions to sit and play video games all afternoon.…

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Emancipation – Chapter 4 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Four When Ralph turned up on the doorstep a few days later Noah is surprised to see him carrying several large boxes from the car. “Derek, can you bring Stiles down to the kitchen please?” He said, as he tilted his head to aim his voice upstairs, but didn’t bother to raise it knowing it was pointless. Noah waved Ralph through to the kitchen where he put the boxes down on the table. He…

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Emancipation – Chapter 3 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Three The next morning, after the usual morning battle of getting Stiles out of bed, showered, dressed, medicated and fed before he was dropped off at elementary school, Noah called into the Sheriffs office and arranged for one of his more senior deputies, Tara Graham, to look after the office for a few days citing a family emergency. He assured her that everything was ok he just needed to sort out an issue that…

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Emancipation – Chapter 2 – HarleyJQuin

Chapter Two After dinner was all finished and the dishwasher was loaded via a slightly chaotic team effort they all settled down in the living room to relax. Noah saw Derek start to tense up in anticipation of the coming conversation. “How about I go first, I know I have seen enough weird in this town that needs some explanation, ” Noah asked. Stiles perked up at hearing this. And although he would deny it…

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