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PostSubject: Cast - Chapter Six   Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:22 pm





Cast List of:   Bringing Together a Family

Elizabeth Webber    
   Cam Webber ( fathered by Ric Lansing( Deceased)
   Jake Webber ( Jason’s son)
   Aiden Spencer

Jason Morgan      

McKenzie Webber  

Angel named Nick  

Audrey Hardy    


Sonny Corinthos  

Carly Corinthos  
    Michael Corinthos ( adopted by Sonny)
    Morgan Corinthos  
    Josselyn Corithos

Alan Quartermaine  

Monica Quartermaine  

Emily Cassedine  

Nik Cassedine  
    Spencer Cassedine  ( Emily is his mother)

Alexis Davis- Butler  
     Kristina Corinthos( reference only)  
     Molly Lansing-Butler (reference only)  

Shawn Butler ( married to Alexis)  
     
Edward Quartermaine    

Sarah Webber  

Steve Webber  

Luke Spencer  

Lulu Spencer  
Jeff Webber    
      Her mother is unknown( Liason Stecky.org sites states this)
                                         
Diane Miller  

Spinelli  

Georgie Zacchara  


John Zacchara  

Ric Lansing  ( only in reference)  

Doctor Kyle Shepherd    

Teri Shepherd    

Mr. Putin/ aka FBI’s Special Agent Sam Cullen    

Washington DC: Homicide Lt. Joey Grant    

Lila Quartermaine ( as an angel)  

Epiphany Johnson  (in reference only)  

Zander Smith ( a heavenly maintance man)  

Detective Jagger Cates ( Heaven PD)  

Stavros Cassadine ( Inmate in Hell)  
Logan Hayes ( Inmate in Hell)  
Tony Jones ( Inmate in Hell)  
Lily Corinthos  ( Heaven Daycare)  

Max Gambetti  ( guard working for Sonny )  

Rafe ( guard working for Sonny)  

Ares  

Time: current
Cast Notes:   The time frame for when Liz was raped was in 1998 as on the show; when she was 15; there was a child conceived, but she miscarried at 5 & ½ months (girl’s name was McKenzie); Cam is Ric’s ( he is Cool.    For the purposes of my story they never found out who her attacker was.   Carly and Elizabeth also tolerate each other for Jason’s sake ( when they are in public).   Liz and Alexis have become friends.   She also is also friends with Emily & Georgie.  She is closer to Georgie.  

Bringing Together a Family

A/N:   First off this fic is AH.   For the purposes of this fic, the following things have been changed: certain characters that are on the show never came to the show in this fic; I killed off certain characters.  For this fic, I changed Josselyn from Jax’s daughter to Sonny’s.   For the purpose of this fic, Cam is Ric’s not Zander’s.  Aiden is Lucky’s but Jason considers him one of his boys.   He also felt that McKenzie was his.   I have changed the dates that things occurred.  And Spencer is Emily’s son.   There is NO Sam.   Jason and Sonny are still in the mob, but things are at peace with all rivals.   Also story is being told from the view of the daughter that Liz lost who’s a result of her mother’s attack in 1998.   She is watching as her younger brothers try fix their family and is rooting them on; there will be conversation between Kenzie and an angel named Nick who is with her.   Also at the beginning when Cam is talking to his brother as well as Emily, there is sitter in the house, but the baby-sitter is not in the room with them.   And Emily is always a frequent guest at her house even though Liz is not there.  Also, Alan and Monica consider those three boys as their grandchildren.

I do not own these characters or ABC, or General Hospital.    This fic is for entertainment purposes only.

A/N # 2 Thank you to ROCkER.JACkSON for being my support, helping me tweak this work of fiction,  and help in teaching how to do this.  

Prologue

"Nick, my mom is so sad. I wish dad would realize what he's doing to our family" Kenzie told Nick, truly worried for her family. "But, I guess all I can do is watch over them in the hopes that someday someone or something brings them back together again. I mean, mom has loved dad for so long and he was always there when she needed him most. If only they could see how much they really need each other".

"I don't think you'll have to worry about your family for much longer, Kenzie." Nick says simply. "It looks like your brothers have a plan to fix the problem themselves."

"Nick, what are you talking about"? Kenzie asked, confused by the look on his face.

"What I'm talking about, Kenzie, is if you had just been watching you would have noticed that they have come up with a plan to bring your family together again." Nick told her. "Now shush, and watch your brothers in action".

"Okay, I know you both want daddy here with us as much as I do." Cameron says seriously. "And I have a plan to make that happen."

Looking at their brother with utter curiosity, Jake and Aiden listen as Cameron explains his plan.

"Mommy has us, yes, but she needs daddy too. Without him she just isn't happy." Cameron explains, making sure he still had their attention. "I just think that he needs to be reminded of how happy he was when we're all together. No matter how much he tries to deny it, he's unhappy without us. We just have to find a way to show him that we can be together."

"How?" Jake looks at him questioningly.

"We find some grownups to help us." Cameron shrugs, having thought it out his plan for a while now. "And I think I know who we can ask first."

Getting the phone from the charger, Cameron calls up the one person he knows can help them.

"Aunt Emily?" Cameron replies when she comes on the line.

"Cam is that you?" Emily questions, curious about why he was calling.

"Yes, it's me." he replies quickly. "Jake, Aiden and I need your help with something, but you need to promise not to tell mom."

"What is it Cam?"

"We'll tell you when you get here." he promises.

"Okay I'll be right there." Emily tells her nephew before ending the call.

As Emily drives over to see Cam and his brothers, she wonders could be wrong, if there was anything wrong. Her mind focusing on why the boys would need help her help with the condition that she doesn't tell Elizabeth.

"I guess, I am about to find", Emily said out load as she got out of her car and walks up to Elizabeth's front door.

Knocking on the door, Emily was taken by surprise when Cam yanks it open, ushering her inside.

"Good, you're here." Cameron says, shutting to door after he pulls her inside.

"What is going on Cam?" Emily looks from him to the two boys before focusing her attention on Cam after she's certain they aren't hurt.

"Come and sit down, Aunt Emily," Cam told her, showing her to the couch. "I promise you'll understand once I explain."

"Oh Nick, I hope their plan works." Kenzie says, staring down at them. "My family being together is all I've ever wanted."

"We will just have to wait and see Kenzie," Nick says with a soft smile. "We may not be able to help them, but there's no rule in Heaven about cheering them on."


Chapter One

       “Aunt Emily, we need you to help us put our family back together”.  

“Daddy needs us, and we need him”, Cam told his aunt hoping she would believe him.  “I know that daddy is the one who pulled away, because he says it’s not safe for us to be with him”.    “And we’d be happier without him; but we’re not safer without him and not any happier when he’s not with us”, Cam told her with conviction.  

“Mommy puts on a brave but we know that she not really happy, you can see it in her eyes how sad she is.”

“You guys really miss your dad, don’t you; Emily said concerned about her nephews?   “Okay, I’ll help you; But I don’t think we’re going to be able to pull this off on our own”, Emily said to them realizing that they were going to need some help.   “Cam, how would you feel if we asked you grandpa Alan and nana Monica to help too”?  

“Aunt Emily, I think the more help we have, the better the chance that daddy will see that by staying away he’s not protecting us, hurting us instead”.  “So call nana”, Cam told his aunt; knowing that knowing that maybe now things would be put right.

     So Emily got her cell and called her parents and asked if she and Cam could come over to talk to them.  They said yes, and she and Cam then went to the Quartermaines’ to talk to Monica and Alan about the plan that Cam had.  When they arrived at the mansion, they went into the Library so that they could talk.  

“Mom, dad; I am going to let Cam tell you reason we’re here and then you can decide if you want to be a part of it or not.   “Cam, go ahead sweetie”, Emily told her nephew.

         “Nana, grandpa; we need your help.  We need you to help us get daddy back where he belongs”.  

“Cam, honey what are trying to tell us, Monica asked Cam concerned?  

“Mommy is always sad and needs daddy, and so do we”.  “Mommy cries herself to sleep every night because she misses him so much”.  “She smiles, but we don’t see it in her eyes like we used to when daddy was around”.   “But it is not just mommy that needs daddy, Jakie, Aiden and I need daddy too”.   “Will you help us”, Cam asked his grandparents with hopeful eyes?  

       “Alan, I think we need to help our grandsons”.  
“We weren’t a part of the Jason and Liz fan club for while either”, he said feeling guilty about that.   “Monica, I think that there are quite a few people, who need to be brought into this and help”.  “Seeing as they are part of what has kept them apart all these years”.  

“Nana, what do you mean”? “Are there people here who are keeping mommy & daddy apart”, Cam asked quietly?

  “Cam, sweetheart; let me explain”.   “There are some people here in Port Charles, who feel that, your mommy and daddy don’t belong together”, Monica explained to Cam, hoping that he understood what she was saying to him.  

“But why, nana”?   “Don’t they see that mommy and daddy love each other”?  

“I am not sure that they do Cam, but we are going to help your mom and dad no matter what okay”?  “Okay”.   “Emily, can you take Cam into cook and let her know that he can have a cookie; while I talk to your father”?

 “Okay mom, Cam let’s go see cook about that cookie”.

      So, what do you want to do, Monica; Alan asked her?  

“What we are going to do Alan, is call everyone together”;

“I think that we need to let Cam speak his peace, and then you and I are going to get a hold them”.  “None of them are going to interfere this time”, Monica told him.  

   “Alan, I want you to get on the phone and call: Sonny, Carly, Diane and Spinelli to meet you at Luke tonight at 8.   Tell them that it is about Jason”.  

“And I will call: Nik, Audrey, Alexis & Shawn, Sarah & Steven, Luke & Lulu, Georgie and John; and have them meet me there at 8 as well”.   “Once Em, Cam and everyone else arrives we are going to let Cam tell them, what he told us”.   “Then, I’ll have Em take Cam home and then, you and I are going to have a little talk with these people who feel that it’s their job to make sure that Jason and Elizabeth are never together”, Monica said to Alan.

  “ I‘ll do it as a conference call, Monica”; Alan said to her.

 And so Alan called all the people he needed to call and they agreed to meet him at Luke’s club at 8.   Monica went and did the same, now all they could do was wait.



Chapter Two

    So Emily and Cam went to Luke’s to wait on everyone else.   Emily just had to hope that this time all of them would listen to Cam and think with their hearts instead of their head, Emily thought to herself.

     “Nick, if this doesn’t work it’s going to break Cam heart into pieces”.   “I hate to see my brothers go through that”, Kenzie said to him, hoping with all her heart that this would work.

      As Nick and Kenzie watched the scene below taking place at Luke’s; everyone started to arrive.  “Let the plan begin”, Nick said to Kenzie.

    “All of you are probably wondering why Alan and I called you here”, Monica stated to the group at large.   “The reason for you all being asked to be here is that we have a situation that needs to be rectified”.  

“Now, before all you start asking questions all at once; I need for you all to sit quietly and let who is about to speak do so, without any of you interrupting him”, Monica told the group while eying them sternly.  


“Cam, honey; go ahead”; Monica said to her grandson.  

“I asked grandma and grandpa to get all of you here, because I need for you to help me do something for my parents”, Cam said the group.

“I know that all of you know that my mom and dad love each other.  And you also know that they love my brothers and me.  But what you may not know is that mom misses dad all the time”, Cam told everyone in the room.  

   “I have asked her why she’s always sad, but she says we won’t understand”.
 

“That is why I asked grandma and grandpa for help.  I need for all of you to help me get my family back together as one family unit; so that we all can be happy again”, Cam told the group firmly.

“I found out from grandma and grandpa earlier today, that a lot of you don’t want for my parents to be together.  You want to keep dad away from us, AND I WILL NOT LET YOU!” Cam told them loudly.


“Good for you Cam, Kenzie cheered.  You fight for mom and dad”.

“Your brother has your mother’s spunk”, Nick told Kenzie grinning.  “I have that same spunk to Nick”, Kenzie told him laughing


Cam, darling.  All I have ever wanted was for your mom and you boys to be happy, healthy, and safe.  Your father just isn’t safe, Audrey told her great grandson.  

“How would you know Grams?  You have always hated dad; you’ve never really gotten to know him, or seen all of us together as a happy family; or you wouldn’t say things like that”, Cam yelled at his grams clearly upset.

“Oh, Cam.  They say that your grandchildren teach you things you may not know.  Well they are right.   I am sorry Cam.   I am judging your dad for what he does instead of who he is.”  

“I am beginning to see that I was very, very wrong I have never really gotten to know your dad and I think that maybe now is the time to start”, Audrey admitted to Cam as well as the group.  

“And I have seen you together as a family Cam, and you all look very happy.   I guess that I have been letting my head lead me instead of my heart where your mother and you kids are concerned.  And for that I am truly sorry Cam”, Audrey told him.

“Nick, I am glad that Cam called grams on that; he was right.  I wanted to go down there and yell at her myself”, Kenzie admitted to Nick.

“Kenzie, I think that all of this coming out was for the best”, Nick told her.

“Cam, I guess that I just listened to your dad when he told me that it wasn’t safe for him to be with you guys.  I never questioned his reasoning, and I should have.  I know that there are ways that he could protect his family”.  

“I have always thought of your mom as a very dear friend and for a while I lost sight of that over the years”, Sonny told Cam guiltily.  

“But, if you’ll let me help; I would like to make that up to your mom and help you get your family back; and maybe get my friend back”, Sonny said sincerely.


“Mom always had good things to say about you Sonny, and I know that she misses your friendship too”, Cam said to Sonny with a smile.   You can help


“Oh, hell no!”   “You are not helping that little brat get his mother and Jason back together”. “No way, No how”, Carly told Sonny yelling at him.


“You are a witch and a very mean lady”.  “You are always yelling at my mom and calling her names”.   “What did she ever do to you?, Cam asked Carly angrily.


“Your mother is always taking Jason away from me and MY Children”, Carly told Cam snidely.  


“Well you and your kids are not the only important people in dad’s life”.   “He has enough love for all of us”.   “You are a very sad and mean lady who thinks that dad can only spend time with you”, Cam told Carly.


“You are not going to get in mom and dad’s way anymore, I WON’T LET YOU”, Cam told her with authority.   “So bug off!!”


And so, Carly storms out of Luke’s.  

Unbeknownst to all gathered at Luke’s, Carly starts to put a plan into action.


“Go Cam!  Go Cam! Go Cam!” Kenzie shouts to the heavens.

“I told ya, he’s got spunk”, Nick told her laughing.

“Well, I guess I’m next”, Alan stated.  

“When I found out all those years ago that your mom and dad were together Cam, I was scared”.   “Not for your dad, but for your mom”.  “She had been through so much in her young life that I thought that she would be hurt, by Jason or his chosen profession”; Alan told Cam.


“But whenever I saw your parents together, your dad always protected your mom fiercely”.  “And he is happiest with your mom”, Alan said to Cam smiling.

“Cam, I have always felt that your mom was the best person in the world for your dad, but for a while I felt like your grandpa did”.   “But when she gave your grandpa and I back a relationship with your dad, I knew for sure”.  “And she also gave us you and your younger brothers”, Monica said to her grandson lovingly.


“Cam, I know how much you want your family to be together”.   “I’m sorry that you couldn’t come to me about this sooner”.  “I guess that I have really failed as an Aunt”.  “We all got caught up in our own lives, that we just weren’t paying any attention”, Emily said apologetically.


“Cam, I would like to say that I am truly sorry.  I saw what your mom was going through, and I guess I thought she would deal with it and be okay”.   “But now, I know that helping you get your family back is what she needs”; “So I want to help, if you’ll let me”, Nik told  Cam sincerely.


“Oh Cam, sweetie”.  “I have always known the love that your mom and dad have for each other”.   “And I have told your dad over and over, that there are no guarantees in life, but he is always so stubborn that he won’t listen”, Alexis said softly to her friend’s little boy.

“Your mom deserves the happiness that your dad brings her, so I’ll help”, Alexis said to Cam smiling.


“If this plan works, I shall have 3 more grandsons to mold to run ELQ”, Edward said happily.


No you won’t you crazy old man”!  

“My brothers and I will not do what you want us to grow up to do”!  “We will do whatever we want to do when we grow up, so just go sit down and shut up!;”  Cam told him firmly.


“Mom and dad were right about you!”  “You have a one track mind”, Cam said looking proud of standing up for himself and his brothers.


“Okay little buddy”, Shawn said.   “It’s my turn”.   “Your mom is a very loving person”.  

“She accepted me for who I was”, worts, faults and all”.   “Every person on this earth is sent a soul mate, some we don’t know but are meant to find”.   “Your mom’s soul mate is your dad”.  “And you are very brave to take on this town and the people in it, to save your family”, Shawn told Cam proudly.


“Has your mom told you about your older sister who died before you were born”, Cam?  Shawn asked.  

“She did Uncle Shawn”, Cam told him sadly.

“Well buddy, your sister would be very proud, and is most likely cheering you on”; Shawn said with a grin.


“So you keep on fighting for your family”.

“Cam, Jason is NOT YOUR DAD; Lucky IS”, Sarah said loudly and angrily.


“SHUT UP, Aunt Sarah”, Cam yelled at Sarah.

“Lucky is not our dad”.  “If he was OUR dad, he would have stayed and wanted my brothers and I in his life; BUT No, were not important”, Cam said glaring at his aunt.


Since I know you are not going t help, you might as well leave Aunt Sarah; you have made your position know to all of us, Cam said.

“And so Sarah storms out”.  “No believing that her nephew would yell at her”.  


“Oh Nick, he sure told Aunt Sarah where to go”.  

“I have watched over the years, as she has felt that it was her god given right to have all the good things that mom had for herself”.  

“She has always gotten away with hurting mom over the years, and I am glad that Cam called her on it”.  

“I can say with absolute certainty that I don’t like her”, Kenzie said with disdain.


“She’s not a very happy person, is she”? Nick said observing the scene below.


I….. Steven started to say.  Uncle Steve, if you’re gonna be a problem like Aunt Sarah; don’t bother even saying anything, Cam told his uncle sadly.  


“Why is everyone so dead set against my brothers and I; having both of our parents in one house, under one roof with US”, Cam asked starting to cry.


“Cam, I am not against your mom and dad”.  “At first, I couldn’t see past the profession that your dad chose, but I came to see your dad as very loyal; and I know that he is a really good person”.   “And I’ll help you any way I can”, Steven said comforting his nephew.


“Little cowboy, I am so sorry about Luck never being there”.  “And I am sorry about what he put you boys and your mom through”, Luke told Cam.  


“I’ll help you fix it however I can”, Like told Cam.


“Cam, that thug is not your dad”!   “You know that Lucky IS your dad”, Lulu said angrily.


“Oh, just shut up, Aunt Lulu”.   “You seem to think that I am deaf dumb, but I know for a fact that Lucky is not Jakie’s dad”, Cam shouted at Lulu.


“Lucky would rather go and fool around with Maxie, Sam, or Siobhan than be with us”.   “The only time he wants to be with my brothers or I is when mom is a part of the package, otherwise we don’t matter”, Cam told Lulu matter of factly.


“But with mom, all he knows how to do is call her names, yell at her, and blame her for all of his problems”.  

“Mom is not to blame for the way his life has turned out”, Cam told Lulu loudly.


“Cam, little man”, Diane said to cam endearingly.


I will help you with whatever you need.   I have always liked your mom.   She is a very brave and strong woman, kind of like me.   And she got the worst part of the deal, along with you boys, Diane told Cam.


“That Lulu sure needs a wake-up call when it comes to her brother”.  

“She has rose colored glassed glues to her face, and is blind to anything not for Lucky”, Nick said to Kenzie.


“As I have watched over the years Nick, I have seen her at her worst as well as Lucky”.  

“Neither one of them has ever had to Grow up”.   “They both have this idea that the world revolves around them, and that the world should, bow at their feet”; Kenzie told Nick, disgusted at Lucky and Lulu’s behavior.


“Little Dude, your dad really does love you and your brothers”; Spinelli told Cam in his weird way.  


“I have tried and tried to show your dad that he needs to stop with the white knight way of doing things”.  

“I have seen him over the course of the past months and I have seen that he is really scared that his Fair Elizabeth and his little knights will be hurt by the dark evil doers that are his enemies in this life”.


“Cam, your dad and I have gotten to be friends”.  

“I have seen him with your mom, and I can tell that he loves her and he loves you and your brothers”.   “I’m not quite sure what has kept your family apart, but I am willing to help you in any way I can”.  

“You know that Georgie and I would do anything for you boys and your mom”, John told Cam.  


“Cam, I know how hard this is for you and your brothers”, Georgie said lovingly.  


“I know what it’s like growing up without both parents”.   “For so long is was just my sister, myself and our mom”.   “But then when mom married Mac, I started to see that it was better to have two parents”.


“You deserve to have your parents with you”, Cam.   “So I am in”, Georgie told him with a grin.


“Cam, Jeff asked?   “What are you doing her grandpa Jeff”?  “You have never been her for us before; so why now”?  Cam demanded to know.


“I have made a lot of mistakes Cam”.   “One was not being there for you, your brothers and your mom”.   “Maybe if I had, I could have convinced your dad to stay”, Jeff told his grandson.  


“But, I am here now”.   “I want you, your brothers and your mom to be happy”.   “Will you let me help”?  Jeff asked Cam.


“Okay grandpa”, Cam said.


Seeing and hearing everyone made Edward realize that he needed to make one thing absolutely clear to all those against his grandson and Liz.

“I want all of you to listen and listen well”.  “I will not allow anyone to ruin this for Cam or his family”.   “Anyone doing so will answer to me, is that understood”?  Edward stated sternly.


YES, they all agreed.


“Now, that is settled”; “what do we do first Cam”?  Edward asked his great grandson.


Chapter 3

        “Um, guys”?   “I think we may have trouble from more than just Carly”, Shawn stated frowning.    

“What do you mean Shawn”, Alexis asked looking at her husband.

“I mean that Sarah and Lulu just burned rubber out of here and seeing as they don’t like Jason, they could cause trouble too”.  

“Nick, I think Carly is going to try to do something really nasty to mom”, Kenzie said worried about her family.

“I think you’re right Kenzie, Kick said to her.

“I think that she will do anything to keep your mom and Jason apart”.   “Does she not realize though that if she does something that it will come back to bite her”?

“Everyone I just got off the phone with Johnny”, Sonny sates to the group.   “He says that he will watch Carly, but until she actually does what she is planning, that we won’t know what it is”.

“First we need to get my mom and dad in the same room, and show them that they are stronger together than they are apart and that we are safer as a family, instead of apart”, Cam told the group.

“But that is where I run into a wall, as I can never get them in the same room”, Cam said quietly.

“Cam, I have an idea”, Luke said to Cam.  

“We will have Diane call Jason and have him meet her here, stating that she has some important things to tell him; have him be here in say 4 hours”?   “And I’ll call Liz and tell her that I need to speak to her in regards to Lucky; having her meet me here at the same time”, Luke said to the group seeing his idea come to fruition.

“Once they get here I think that you Cam, should sit them down and tell them exactly how you and your brothers feel about your family not being complete, Diane said to Cam”.

“I am going to have to post guards at all exits or Jason will leave and he may yet, do exactly that”.   “He is so stubborn sometimes”; Sonny stated, “But I will post them”.

“Okay Luke and Diane, let’s do it”; Cam told them.

Meanwhile across town, Carly has started plotting a way to stop what the group at Luke’s is trying to accomplish. She is going to do it so that she has Jason all to herself again.

So, Diane called Jason and told him that see needed to tell him so important info; but that it had to be in person, and he agreed to meet her at Like’s in 4 hours.  And Luke did the same with Liz and got her to agree to come too.

“Okay little cowboy, now it is up to you and us grownups to make this work”, Luke told Cam.

“Nick, I really hope that mom and dad listen to Cam”, Kenzie said.


4 hours Later @ Luke’s:

Jason arrived to speak with Diane just as Liz arrived to speak with Luke.


“What are you here for Elizabeth”, Jason asked questionly?

“Luke called me for something and said that it was really important”, Liz told him.

“Luke, Diane; what are we doing here”?   “And why are all you here”? Jason and Liz demanded to know.

“You and Liz are here Jason; because you seem to be blind to the needs of your children and their mother; and you are blantely ignoring your family”, Diane stated rather honestly.

“And you are blind to the damage that you are causing to your children, so we are intervening on their behalf”, Diane stated.

“Liz, just so you know this is mainly to confront Jason, so you can just sit and listen, Cam may involve you later”, Diane said to Liz.

“Jason you need to hear some truths, from not only your oldest son; but the others in this room as well”.  “So you will sit down and be quiet and we will start”, Diane ordered Jason.

“Go ahead Cam”, Diane urged him.

“Mom, please know that I am not doing this to be selfish”.  “I am doing this, because we need dad and no one else will do this for us”, Cam said to his mom.

“Dad, I know that you are probably really mad at me and the others in this room for bringing you here for the wrong reason, but it was the only way that we could think of to get through to you, as well as the only way that I thought that you would listen to what I have to say”, Cam said to his dad.

“I know that you say that you can’t be with us because it isn’t SAFE, but life is not safe”.   “The world is not safe”.  “You need to stop with the safe act, because I don’t buy it anymore”, Cam shouted at his dad.

“Honey, your dad is just trying to protect us”, Liz said to her son.

“Mom, just stop defending him and what he does”.   “I have had enough of you and every-one else saying that dad is doing it to protect us”.  “I have realized that it is al just a big load of crap”, Cam said glaring at his dad.

“Dad, I love you; but I guess you don’t love us, because if you did, your actions would show that but your actions don’t show that”, Cam stated flatly.

“Everyone else is always more important that Aiden, Jake, mom and I”.   “You always go running when it’s Sonny, Carly, Spinelli or anyone else”.

“BUT WE DON”T COUNT”, Cam yelled.

“Cameron Alexander Webber, that is enough!”, Liz told her son sternly.

“No mom, I am no longer going to let him, or anyone else stop us from having the family we deserve!”, Cam stated to the room to make his point.

“Dad either is blind or just doesn’t care, because if he had seen or cared; he would have known about the pain that he causes whenever he chooses others over US!”, Cam said before running to his grams with tears in his eyes.

“Jason, its time you man up and start putting your family first, because Lucky sure as Heckle won’t”; Luke told Jason.
Across town, Lulu calls Carly.

“Carly, I know that you are planning to stop this, and I want in;” Lulu stated with a smirk on her face.

“Okay Lulu, you’re in”, Carly told her.

Lulu hung up with Carly, then said to herself: “Now I can give Jake back to Lucky, where he belongs”.

Back @ Like’s:


“Jason, I know that I have always been a cheerleader for Lucky; but after hearing your son fight for his family, I realized that I have been hindering my grand-daughters happiness as well as my great-grandsons happiness”; Audrey admitted to him.

All I ask is that you think before you set your mind against being with your family.

“Jason, I know that you have told me that what you’ve done; was done to keep your family safe”.  “But have not learned anything over these last several years”? “LIFE ISN’T SAFE!”, Diane told him.

“Your children deserve to have you there for them when they need you, and Elizabeth needs you as well”; “Can’t you see that?”, Diane asked Jason.


“Jason, man”.  “You deserve to be happy too”.   “You also have the right to have a family too”.   “And you do have one, a family that is; Elizabeth and the boys”.  

“When Cam told us that we were keeping his family apart, I finally had to admit to myself that I have been do just that all these years”.   “And I am truly sorry for my part in that”, Sonny said to Jason as well as Elizabeth.


“Jason, you and I both know what the worst parts of this life can do to family”; “But you can’t let the life take over your life or you’ll end up like Trevor or my father”.  

“Trevor and my father made the life more important than family, and it cost them their families”.   “Don’t let it cost you yours”; John told Jason.

“Jason, I know that you and I are not close; but please just let me say this okay”?  “I love you”, Alan told his son.  

“I wish that all of my children could be happy, but that is not a wish that I got”.   “AJ was never happy, and Skye has tried numerous times without success”.  “But Jason, please allow yourself happiness”; Alan pleaded with his son.

“Jason, I know that you and I only know each other through your boys”.  “But I know a little about growing up with only one parent, actually I know what’s it like to grow up without both parents around”.  “It’s not fun, happy or otherwise”.

“Yes, Mac raised Maxie and me very well”.  “But it wasn’t the same”.  “Maxie and I needed our parents more than anything, but they were never there”.   “Because their adventures and the life were more important than we were”, Georgie told him adamantly.


“So please, for Cam, Jake and Aiden’s sakes please choose them”; Georgie asked Jason.

“Jase, you know that I love you right”; Emily asked her brother?

“I know that you feel like this is the only way to protect your family; but you’re wrong”.  “I know that you love your family, but staying away is not the answer to the problem”.    “And I know that you feel responsible for everyone’s safety, but you need to start living life for  yourself, and not others”.  “Live for what you want and need and not what the rest of us want or need to do or be”.

“Choose Elizabeth and the boys”, Emily pleaded with Jason.

“Jason, I love you and even though you don’t remember it, you’re still my son”; Monica told him.  

“I know that you feel the need to protect all of us from the life you lead, but your family is more important.  Elizabeth, Cam, Jake and Aiden are more important than this life you lead”, Monica told her son.

“Jason, I too know what it is like to grow up without one parent”.  “You may not know or remember this, but my mom was not around when I was Cam’s age”.  “And I grew up feeling like she didn’t want me”; Nik told Jason.

“Jason, you know about my past”.  “You know that my mother was murdered, so I can see this from your point of view, but there are some things that you’re not seeing”.  “I think that you need to start seeing things from your children’s eyes”.  

“Growing up without my mother was very hard, especially when I needed her most, at the most important times in my life”, Alexis honestly told Jason.

“Jason, the reason that I am a part of this plan, is that I don’t want you to live with the regret that I live with about not being there for your father and aunt Tracy”.  “So I guess that it is my way of trying to make penance for that by trying to help you keep your family, Edward stated to his grandson”.

“Jason, for a very long time I never knew who my father was, so please don’t make the same mistake that our parents did”, Steven stated.

“I am not a model parent by any means, but I am trying now with Lulu”.  “Please don’t make the same mistakes that us old people have made over the years”, Luke asked of Jason.

“Stonecold, you are the closest thing to family that I have”.  “And I don’t want see you lose the other family that you have, and you know that I mean Elizabeth, Cam, Jake and Aiden”.  “Please choose your family over this life”; Spinelli told his mentor and friend.

“Everyone”, Jason stated.  “I know that you all care, but I just can’t!”

After having his say, Jason walked away leaving the others in shock; Elizabeth in tears and Cam heartbroken, hurt and angry.


Chapter  4


Unaware of the guards on the exits, Jason proceeded to attempt to leave.  No knowing that the standing orders to all the guards, were that he not be permitted to leave.  

“Mr. Morgan, I can’t allow you to leave”, the guard at the front entrance informed him.

“Can’t allow me to leave”?  “Who gave you that order”, Jason asked angrily.

“I am leaving, whether I am permitted or not”, Jason informed the guard with his usual: “Don’t mess with me” look.

Well, needless to say, the guard tried to keep him there as ordered.  But Jason clobbered the guard with a right hook that dropped him instantly.  And in the next instant Jason was gone.

Sonny hearing Jason’s motorcycle leaving the parking lot, he went to check on his guard.  When he arrived the guard was just coming to.

“I’m sorry boss, he has one heckle of a right hook”; the guard said to Sonny.

“That’s fine, Tony.  I didn’t think you’d be able to hold him for long, he is just so stubborn”; Sonny said to Tony.


Meanwhile Across Town:

“Hello Mrs. Jax, how lovely it is to make your acquaintance”; Mr. Putin stated to Carly.

“I know that you’re wondering how I got your name and contact info Mr. Putin”, Carly said to him.

:Yes, I was wondering just that Mrs. Jax”.  “I am also wondering just why you would want to contact me”, he said looking quizzically at Carly.

“I contacted you because I have a problem that I need eliminated Mr. Putin, and I was told by Lorenzo Alcazar that you were a person who could help eliminate problems”, Carly said matter of factly.



Back @ Luke’s:  

Elizabeth was trying to come to terms with what had just happened.  She wasn’t angry at Cam for his plan, his heart was in the right place.

She knew that Cam had done this for her, his brothers; not just for himself.  He was not a selfish child, unlike his biological father.

Now, she had to figure out what was the best course of action for herself and her boys and do it.  It was her responsibility to protect the boys.


“Oh, Nick”.  “I wish I could go down there and kick Jason’s stubborn butt”.  “He broke Cam’s heart, and I don’t know if Cam will be able to forgive him”.

“And he made mom cry, for that alone he needs a real good butt kicking”.  “No-one make my mom cry”, Kenzie said with pain and anger flaring in her eyes.

“Kenzie, your mom will get through this”.  “She now has a very large support system to help her”.  “But I don’t think that Cam is going to give up and neither is your mom”.

“As for Cam being able to forgive Jason, it may take time but he will; because he has your mother’s heart”.

And, I agree about Jason’s butt kicking.  I wonder who will take it upon themselves to do just that?  Because I don’t think the group down there is going to just let this whole thing go, Nick told Kenzie sympathetically.


In a Back Corner @ Luke’s:
   {These conversations will be in whispers}

Everyone, Jeff started out.   I will not let this end here.  I am going to do everything in my power to help my daughter and grandsons; even if it means taking on Carly, Lulu, my daughter Sarah and anyone else in this world, then I’ll do it; Jeff stated emphatically.

“Dr. Webber, I want in”.  “Liz is my friend, and I love those boys as well”.  “I think of Liz as a surrogate sister, so I’ll do what I can to help”, Georgie said with a small smile.

“I’ll help as well”, John said.  “Someone needs to help Jason se, that this life is not everything”.  “I have seen others in this life have family and make it work, Jason is good at making things work”; John stated calmly.

“Dr. World Traveler, I would be most honored to help reunite Stone-cold with his Fair Elizabeth and progeny”, Spinelli stated happily.

“I fear that Stone-cold might be truly unaware of the damage that he is inflicting on his family”.

“Jeff, I may not have approved of your abandoning Liz years ago, but I am willing to let it die here and now; in favor of helping Liz and those boys”, Luke told Jeff.

“Dad, I’m in”.  “I just can’t sit and watch Liz and my nephews be sad and hurt, especially when I can do something to help”; Steven stated to his father.

“I am willing to help Liz and those boys in any way I can Dr. Webber”, Shawn said.

“Jeff, count me in; my grandson won’t know what hit him”, Edward told Jeff.

“Jeff, I’ll help in any legal way I can”.  “Liz needs to know that she has people she can turn to”, Alexis stated.

“Jeff, we’ll help however we can”, Nik and Emily both said.

“My brother needs to have his head examined if he walks away from them”, Emily stated grimly.

“Jeff, unfortunately my daughter is right; the life has given Jason a jaded and warped version of how things should be”.  “We need to show him that there are other ways”, Monica said to Jeff.

“I’m in”, Alan said.

“I know that in a lot of ways I am partly responsible for this mess”. “I want to try and help fix it”, Sonny said politely.  

“Jeff, I will help facilitate whatever I can”, Diane said.

“Jeff, you know that I will help”.  “I have been against Jason and Liz, and I have been a part of the problem as well”.  “Now it is time to fix it; anyway we can”, Audrey stated.


Meanwhile @ Lulu and Sarah’s Apartments respectively:

“I need to come up with a plan of my own, so that if Carly’s plan didn’t work; Lucky will still get back what is rightfully his”: Lulu stated with an evil grin on her face.

“Once Carly puts her plan into action, Liz and the boys will no longer be in my way of having Jason”: Sarah said to herself laughing.

Knowing that Carly and Lulu would do all her dirty work for her, Sarah sat down and relaxed with her favorite movie: Single White Female.


Jax Residence:

“What is the problem”, Mr. Putin asked.

“My problem is Jake Spencer” ( Jason would not allowed name change for safety reasons), Carly stated hatefully.

“I don’t care how the problem is taken care of, as long as it is taken care of soon”.  “I don’t want to know any details, just let me know when it is done”; Carly said coldly.


A/N: There will be reference to offer of job, out of state from an old friend of Liz’s.
Chapter  5

Morgan Penthouse 1 hour later:

Jason storms in after coming back from a ride still peeved at what took place at Luke’s.

“Does no one understand the lengths I have had to endure to stay away from Liz and the boys, so that they can keep living and have a normal life”, he asked the empty living room.

I want to be in their lives but if I am they won’t have that normal life, so I can’t be in their lives; Jason said with pain and tears in his eyes.


Unbeknownst to Nick and Kenzie, there was someone else with a very large stake in Jason and Liz being together.  This person wanted Jason happy as well, and she knew that even though it was against Heaven’s rules; she was going to have to intervene on her grandson’s behalf.

Even in death, when Lila set her mind to do something; that something got done come heckle or high-water.  Even if she had to do it herself, it would happen.  She knew she was going to have to scare some sense into her grandson, but she felt it was the only way he was going to see the truth.

So she floated away to put her plan into motion.  She would make penance for her infractions at a later date.   And she would be guilty of quite a few infractions before all was said and done.



Back @ Luke’s:

“Mom, I am sorry”.  “I didn’t do any of this to hurt you, but I felt it was the only way”; Cam said through his tears.

“Cam honey, I know”.  “Let’s go home”.  “We have had enough drama for the day”.  “We’ll go home and the four of us will have movie night”, Liz said quietly.

“Okay mom”, Cam said and let it go for the time being.

But thinking to himself he said, “dad; you think that I am going to just give up”?  “Well you’re wrong”!

So Liz and Cam went home, and although the boys watched Toy Story and Monsters Inc; Liz was busy in thought about what to do now.


Elizabeth’s House:

She was beginning to realize that her boys were hurting.  That being in Port Charles, and having to see their dad from afar wasn’t good for them.  Maybe it was time to make a fresh start somewhere else.

And that fresh start just might be taking the job offer.  Her old friend, Kyle Shepherd, offered her a position at Seattle Grace Hospital.  It would mean moving her and the boys out of state, but that might be for the best for all concerned, she thought to herself.

Yes, granted, they wouldn’t see those they loved as often; but in their favor, they wouldn’t have to see Jason daily.

So Liz decided to call Kyle, and see if she and the boys could fly out for a visit.  So she goes to the kitchen to make the call.


Via phone call to Doctor Kyle Shepherd:

“Kyle, it’s Liz”.

“Liz, it’s so good to hear from you”; Kyle stated.

“Kyle, I’d like to fly out with the boys”, Elizabeth said quickly.

“Sure, we would love to see you and the boys, but are you coming just to visit”?  “Or is there another reason”, Kyle asked her worry for his friend.

“Yes, there is another reason, I would like to come and discuss that job offer, if it’s still on the table”? Liz stated hopefully.

“Yes, Liz”.  “It’s still on the table”.  “When would you like to come? Kyle asked her.

“I would like to fly out, let’s see; today is Monday”.  “So I would like to fly out Wednesday morning, and I would like to hypothetically find out about schools, and doctors for the boys”.   “I would like to also maybe look at property and such, Liz told him”.

“That will be fine, Liz”.   “Call me with the flight details and I meet your flight”, Kyle told her.

“Okay Kyle, we’ll see you on Wednesday”; Liz said to Kyle then hung up.



Seattle Washington:
    Dr. Kyle Shepherd Home:


“Well, how bout that”; Kyle said to his wife Teri?

“How bout what”? She asked her husband

“Liz and the boys are coming on Wednesday”, Kyle told her.

“She wants to talk about the job”.

“I thought that she’d decided not to take it, citing not wanting to be away from her family or leave Audrey”, Teri stated to Kyle.

“I think that something has happened”.  “She sounded defeated”.  “Sounds like she’s changed her mind, she wants to talk about things such as: where they might live, what school Cam would go to and the like”; Kyle told his wife.



Elizabeth’s House:

After finishing the call to Kyle, she returned to the living room.  

“Okay Cam, Jake time for baths and bedtime”, she said as she picked up Aiden and then turning off the TV.

“We need to go upstairs and do some things before bedtime”, she said as they climbed the stairs.

“What things mom”, Cam asked as they continued to climb the stairs?

“Well Cam, we are going on a trip”.  “So we need to get you, Jake and Aiden packed as we are leaving on Wednesday morning”; she explained to the boys.

“Where are we goin mama”, Jake asked curious?

“We are going to visit an old friend of mommy’s”, Jake.

“Who mom”, Cam asked her?

“Do you remember Doctor Kyle”, Cam?

“Yes, I remember him”.  “He is so cool”, Cam stated with a grin.  He liked mommy’s friend doctor Kyle.

“Well, that is who we are going to go visit; so let’s get you boys packed”, she stated relived that Cam didn’t put up a fuss.

So she helped Cam and Jake pack, then went to pack for Aiden.  After that, they had their baths, a story and were ready for bed.  

Liz closed the boys’ door took Aiden and laid him down for the night, he was already fast asleep. Then she went to pack.

After she was finished packing; returning to the kitchen to call everyone to let them know about the trip. They’d be gone for about a week.

First she called Audrey, letting her know that she and the boys would be out of town.  That they would be careful while traveling, and lastly, that she loved her.

Then she called her dad.  She needed to make arrangements for him to feed Cam’s fish, and to ask for a ride to the airport.  He agreed and told her to stay safe.

For all his mistakes, she still loved her dad.

She had the week off, but she still let Alan and Monica know that they would be gone.  She told them that she would bring the boys by when they got back.

Lastly she called Emily.  Telling her that she would be gone for a week, and she would she her upon returning to town.

Liz, you just enjoy your visit.  Nik and I will come by after you get back.  Tell the boys that we love them, Emily stated.

So, after finishing her calls, Liz went up to bed.



Tuesday went by in a blur, as Elizabeth prepped the house for their departure.

She and the boys spent the remainder of the day doing family things.



Wednesday Morning @ Elizabeth’s:

Liz got the boys up and dressed for the day, then took the downstairs for breakfast.

While the boys were eating she went and got herself and Aiden ready.

Next, she placed the luggage by the door.  Her dad was driving them to the airport in 20 minutes and he would be here soon.


15 minutes later, she had the boys cleaned up, and in their coats.  Her dad had just pulled up outside, so it was time to go.



Port Charles Airport:

“Flight 221 to Seattle is ready for boarding”.  “All passengers can now board, please have your ticket ready”.

“Well Cam, Jake; let’s go”.  “Tell grandpa “see you later”, Liz told the boys.

“See you later grandpa Jeff”.  “Ya, see later grandpaw eff”; both Can and Jake said in unison.

Liz was thinking that this was going to be a very big first for the boys.  They hadn’t ever flown before, at least not that they remembered; boy oh boy, would this be interesting.



Chapter end note: flight would be uneventful, and take about 5 hours.  We will next join story when they land.


Chapter   6


Seattle International Airport:
Kyle was waiting at the gate as the plane landed.  Now he just had to wait as they disembarked.

10 minutes later, Liz was hugging Kyle and introducing him to the boys.  “Cam, Jake; this is mommy’s old friend doctor Kyle.  Can you say hi”? Liz asked of the boys.

Hi, they both said together.

“Nice to meet you again, doctor Kyle”, Cam said politely.

“Do you have somewhere to stay Liz”, Kyle asked as they went to gather their luggage?

“We are staying at the Seattle B & B, do you know where it is”? Liz asked him.

“Yes, I’ll take you to drop off your stuff; then you are having dinner with my family”, he told her. “And Jenny will babysit so that we can talk”.

“How is your sister, Liz asked Kyle”?  “Last time I saw her; she was just starting college”, Liz stated.

“She is doing great, she is taking a year off, then it will back to the grindstone”.  “She is going for her teaching degree”, Kyle stated.

So they dropped off their things, then returned to the Shepherd home for dinner and chatting.  


Later that evening:

“So what is exactly is this job offer, and what would the responsibilities be”, Liz asked?

“Well, you would be working in the Pediatric wing with me.  I would be your boss, and your responsibilities would basically be the same one that you have now, the only difference being you would be working the children instead of adults for patients”; Kyle told her.

“Can I have some time to think about it?  I would like to get some property listings, so that if I say yes; I can look for a place for us to live”.  “I also need info for Cam’s schooling, a pediatrician for the boys, as well as daycare”, Liz said calmly.

“I can answer the daycare question right now”.  “The hospital has a daycare on campus for employees”, Kyle told her with a smile.

“I would the boys’ pediatrician, so you won’t have to worry about finding a new one”.  “My practice is on the hospital campus”, Kyle told her; his grin getting bigger.

He really wanted her to say yes, he missed his old friend.  He used to see her every day, while growing up in Colorado.  They lived next door to each other.  Now he hardly ever saw her, and he wanted that to change.

Just at that moment, Kyle twin boys walked into the room.  And that’s when Liz had an idea.

“Kyle, let’s introduce Dylan and Christopher to Cam”; Liz suggested.  She hoped that the three of them became fast friends, Cam needed that.

Since hearing the pertaining info from Kyle, she was really leaning towards taking the offer.  It would be a step-up job-wise for her career, but good for the boys as well.

And she would bet that Kyle would know of some boys, Jake’s age that he could make friends with as well.

“Cam, sweetie”.  “Can you come here for a minute”, Liz asked her son.  He was watching the Cat in the Hat carton with Jake in Kyle’s living room.

A minute later, Cam arrived and was introduced to Dylan and Christopher.  After the intro, the three then took off to go play.

Thursday- Sunday, Seattle Washington:

Liz and the boys met Kyle and his family for breakfast, then left the kids with his sister, who would be babysitting the boys @ Kyle’s house.


“Let’s go get that info you wanted on the local schools”, Kyle suggested.

So Liz and Kyle left Jenny in charge of the boys, and went to look at schools.

After that, Kyle play tour guide and showed Liz and the boys around Seattle, them taking in the various attractions that Seattle had to offer.

Kyle took them to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, The Giant Shoe Museum, Seattle Children’s Museum, Wild Waves Theme Park.

He took Liz to some evening shows and a couple of movies.  He also took Liz the Seattle Art Museum.


Monday Night @ B & B:

The boys had an eventful few days, so Liza gave them their baths and put them to bed.  They were so tired, they were asleep as soon as their heads hit the pillow.

Kyle’s daughter, Taylor, who was Aiden’s age; had become fast friends with Aiden.

Jake had even made a new friend.  Kyle’s neighbor’s son; Whit was Jake’s age and they too became fast friends.

Liz was happy that her boys had made some new friends, which had been especially good for Cam, who was starting to get over what had happened @ Luke’s before they had come on this trip.

She had made some new friends as well, after meeting some of the fellow nurses that she might be working with if she took the job.

As she was lying there in bed thinking about all f it, she realized what she wanted to do for herself; as well as for her boys.  Now it was time to tell Kyle what she had decided.

Calling Kyle, she hoped that he was not already in bed.

“Hello”, Kyle said.

“Kyle”, its Liz.  “I‘ve made my decision and I wanted to tell you now”.

“What did you decide”, he asked her?  

“I’ve decided to take the job”, Liz told him.

“Good, I’ll run to the hospital and grab all the paperwork”.  “You can fill it all out and sign before I run you guys to the airport in the morning”, Kyle stated.

“See you tomorrow at 8am”, Liz said then hung up.  Then she went and wrote down the realtor’s number, so that she could call her in the morning.  She wanted to make an offer on the house that she and Kyle had see on Friday.

Right then she had also made the decision not to tell people in Port Charles of the move until everything was final, that way there would be no going back.



Tuesday Morning @ Realtor’s Office:

“Okay Miss Webber”.  “The seller is going to accept your offer, and is on his way with the paperwork as well as the keys”.  “You can take possession of the house now”, the realtor informed her.

2 hours later, Liz and the boys were on the flight back to PC.  With new friends, new job, and new house; Liz and the boys’ futures were looking bright.

Chapter End Note: Some of the places mentioned are real, I used them for artistic purposes.



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