T he words "step-sister" brings to mind the spiteful harridan of the Cinderella fairytale. Like so many things in fairytales, there is a nugget of truth at the heart of the tale; there are real challenges in living as a sort of sibling with other children, without being actual brothers and sisters. As much as parents want to imagine that their kids are "so adaptable" in a new family situation, it is usually far from harmonious Brady Bunch-style fun. Perhaps it helped that Heti was my best friend before she became my stepsister when we were both six. We had known each other from when I was born she is eight months older and she lived just round the corner in Camden, London. I remember our mothers laughing and chatting together and giving us and the rest of the kids' tea in their kitchens.
Megan Smith is 16 years old and a sophomore in high school, she's what you would call the typical good girl. Jacey Knight is 18 years old and is a senior, now she's the bad girl. They once were friends but do to an unfortunate tragedy they where separated, Megan was left with a broken heart and Jacey was left with wha Alecia has accepted her fate of never finding love at her rural high school. She plays soccer, in hopes to get a scholarship to a university far away where she could possibly meet girls like herself. All is going as planned until a new girl comes to her school