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15: Ryder 2 – ‘One Minute More’

Jack Ryder (Young Adult)

Jack Ryder was adjusting to life after college just fine. He was a fun-loving, but had an easy nature about him that just made things easy to deal with. Few things ruffled his feathers. He spent long hours painting and survived off pizza and food trucks.

It was through his love of pizza that he met Sophia.

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15: Ryder – ‘Angel’

Jessica Ryder (Young Adult), Rebecca Jefferson (Young Adult)

Rebecca always made sure to care for Jessica’s squirrel. It was one of the few things she had remaining of her father. The squirrel was getting old, but Rebecca did her best to keep it in good health. She was home all day, so it was the least she could do.

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14: Ryder – ‘Scream & Shout’

Jessica Ryder (Young Adult), Rebecca Jefferson (Young Adult)

Rebecca does most of the cooking since moving in. Jessica is more than capable of cooking, but she’s often just too busy to bother. Besides, Rebecca rather enjoys it. She claims it makes her feel ‘domestic.’

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14: University – ‘Casual Affair’

Jack Ryder (Year Four), Rhys Klein (Year Three), Emma Steel (Year Three), Bettina Ackerman (Year Three)

For their final two years of university, they all decided to go in on a house rental. It turned out to be a brilliant idea. The dorms were crowded and annoying, but with the privacy of their own home, things were much easier. Emma kind of wished that Rhys and Bettina would save the PDA for their bedroom, though.

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13: University (Yr 1) – ‘Ignorance’

Jack Ryder (Year Two), Rhys Klein (Year One), Emma Steel (Year One), Bettina Ackerman (Year One)

Rhys Klein and Bettina Ackerman were quite happy to finally be at University. They were assigned to the same co-ed dorm, so they were able to spend plenty of time together. Their majors were pretty similar, too. Rhys was focusing on Music, while Bettina wanted to improve her artistic talents.

It was a pretty perfect situation.

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13: Ryder – ‘Pressure’

Khalid Ryder (Elder), Jessica Ryder (Young Adult)

Khalid Ryder spent his twilight days with the small squirrel he’d rescued. He’d rehabilitated it and attempted to release it back into the wild, but it refused to leave. It lived in the terrarium in their living room now. His small critter was a balm in the wake of Cherie’s death. The years had been difficult without her.

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12: Ryder – ‘Another Brick in the Wall’

Cherie Ryder (Elder), Khalid Ryder (Elder), Jessica Ryder (Young Adult), Jack Ryder (Young Adult)

Jessica Ryder enjoyed her job. She’d always wanted to grow up and become a firefighter like her father, Khalid. It was a lot of hard work, but at the end of the day, Jessica was quite happy with her accomplishments. She hoped to one day become Chief Firefighter like her dad.

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11: Ryder – ‘Feel Good Inc.’

Cherie Ashton (Elder), Khalid Ryder (Elder), Jessica Ryder (Young Adult), Jack Ryder (Teen)

Jessica’s leap into adulthood coupled with her seeing Natalia caused a considerable dip in her relationship with her younger brother Jack.  It was just too hard to tip-toe around the topic of Natalia.  Jessica wanted desperately to come clean, but Natalia had warned her against it.

Her reward for her dishonesty was arguments and tense silence.  Jessica and Jack had always been close.  This sort of friction wasn’t something she was used to past a few hours.  Jessica wouldn’t be able to continue like this for much longer.

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10: Ryder – ‘Super Bass’

Siblings Jessica Ryder and Jack Ryder were close, when Jack wasn’t slipping dye into Jessica’s shampoo and Jessica wasn’t giving him noogies.  It wasn’t always easy being siblings of opposing genders, especially when your sister was older, stronger, and quite happy to prove it.

Lately, Jack had been focusing his attentions on his art.  He had always enjoyed it and he loved his after-school class.  He’d even won a few awards.  His art teacher had been encouraging him to hone his talents, so Jack stopped pranking and picked up his paintbrush.  The house breathed a collective sigh of relief.

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9: Ryder – ‘My Favorite Game’

Cherie Ashton (Elder), Khalid Ryder (Elder), Lily Ashton (Teen), Jessica Ryder (Teen), Jack Ryder (Teen)

Having a younger, mischievous brother was a pain in the butt.  Mix teenage hormones with the need to rebel, and it was like living in a war zone.  Jessica had always gotten along with her younger brother, Jack, but lately… she wanted to punch him in the face.

She was tired of him switching out her shampoo for hair dye!

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