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All Alexis wants is a new future, but she wasn't expecting her past to follow her out of town.

It seemed a foregone conclusion that I couldn't just drop Jake McAuliffe at the end of the Camdyn Series, but I hadn't taken much time to think about the life of his ex, Alexis. Boy, did she wind up having a story. A story that brought to the forefront hypocrisy, feelings of inadequacy, reluctance to forgive oneself. 

​There was way more to Jake than I gave him credit for, as well. This one broke my heart a little. Alexis could have given younger me quite a bit of advice. You can see more here.