Along the way, they found a family. And later they both found love.
And then their world was turned upside down when their younger sister Maggie became ill. But they found peace in the strength and love of family.
Life in the west was anything but dull and Chris seemed to have a knack for getting in and out of trouble on a regular basis. She had met Nick and found out that love can happen without warning. He was from Boston and had to adjust to both life in a small frontier town and loving an independent tomboy.
Rachael had learned early to be able to take care of herself and luckily had found a man like Theo who did not resent her strength but admired it. They had a baby girl named Ellie.
But always in the background of their minds, the monster lurked. No matter how many years had passed, they still found themselves occasionally looking over their shoulder; wondering if some day he would find them. Was he still alive and did he think about them?