"Company, No Misery" by LaNina King!
The story tells of four childhood friends experiencing sudden catastrophic occurrences due to one of the friend’s love life going sour. What began as a normal ladies night out quickly spins out of control as the situation is confronted. Tonya, the friend in which the drama is stemming from, has a lingering connection with her psycho ex-boyfriend, Cortez. As Cortez’s anger fuels from the dreadful circumstances, he elects to include Tonya’s friends and loved ones in the commotion.
As Tonya’s friend’s attempt to stand by her side helping her through this trying period, Cortez is accused of murdering one of Tonya’s closest friend’s. The authorities were alerted of the happenings commencing with a search for Cortez. After the authorities encounter an unexpected standoff with Cortez, and he flees, the truth immediately begins to be revealed.
Cortez called Tonya out on several hidden truths concerning their relationship. Tonya had very dark secrets that were jeopardizing her connection with her friends. Tonya had hidden pertinent information from the ones that loved her most. As guilt ate away at her for the undeserving position she placed her friends in, she uncovered facts of what led to the ongoing life threatening sequences.
As the final confrontation between Tonya and Cortez escalates to the point of him finally getting his hands on her, he left her stripped of her pride and dignity.
Lucky for Tonya, her friends decided to be there for her. Tonya considered them to be guardian angels for rescuing her from the clutch of Cortez’s atrocious grip. While Tonya was checked into the hospital in critical condition, Cortez was waiting patiently at the home of one of Tonya’s friends.
At the shock of the friend discovering Cortez in her home, more drama unfolds. The friend swiftly and abruptly brings all the tragic excitement to a halt. The ending may be a true surprise when one of the friends is stricken with de ja vu.