a cry in the night

A Cry in the Night

Setting: The story starts in New York City, most likely present day. Then as
the story goes on it moves to minnesota out to Erich\'s farm. It is winter in
Minnesota and very cold. Characters: Jenny is the main character of the story.
She is a divorced mother of two. She is young and pretty. She works at an art
museum in New York City to support herself and her two little girls. She is kind
and sweet and has a brilliant sense of humor. Erich is an artist. He\'s
mysterious and curious. His actions speak louder then most words because he
tends to be quiet during the story. On the outside he seems like the most
perfect man. The type that every woman hopes of meeting and falling in love
with. But on the inside he holds dark secrets of his past and a twisted, hateful
mind. Kevin is Jenny\'s ex-husband. He\'s a struggling actor with a great sense of
humor. He tends to be a little selfish, but always tries to put everything on
the good side of the hill. He cares about Jenny and his children even if it
seems like he doesn\'t. Clyde is the old man who works on Erich\'s farm. He
basically runs the place and had been around ever since Erich was in diapers. He
worked with Erich\'s father to make his farm the most respected and well known in
the county. Rooney is Clyde\'s wife. She used to be great friends with Erich\'s
mother. She turns to Jen to give her a friend and some confidence. Everyone
around the farm thinks that Rooney is crazy and doesn\'t know what she is doing.
She\'s smart and a good cook, and loves to help. Mark is Erich\'s best friend from
childhood. He is a doctor and helps out Erich whenver needed. When Erich starts
to get weird, Jen turns to Mark for help and friendship. Mark is a helpful man
who cares deeply for others. In the story it seems like he\'s falling for Jen.
Tina and Beth are Jen\'s little girls. They are both young and influential.
Summary: She had been struggling ever since her and Kevin had broken up, Jen
thought to herself one night as she was rushing out of work to go pick up Tina
and Beth. Life had just gotten out of hand for her after the divorce. Money
seemed like it was everything. But she was still happy. She knew she\'d pick up
her children go home and make them dinner and feel all cozy in their little
apartment. That was what she was really looking forward to for the night. Jen
knew that the next day would be very big and important. All her boss told her
was that a special unknown, yet very talented, artist would be coming to the
gallery and that she would be the one to introduce him and his work the the art
sellers and buyers. What Jen did not know, was that this man was named Erich
Kruegar, and was soon to be her future husband. Walking into work the next
morning was nerve wracking to her. Not only because she was meeting this
"infamous" artist, but also because she had to worry about the
children\'s new day care center. Worrying wasn\'t an abnormal thing in her
schedule though, she always had something on her mind other then herself. She
knew Kevin would be showing up that night because it was pay day. He always
showed up on pay day. He\'d say to her something along the lines of, "But
Jen, I\'m a struggling actor? You don\'t want me to starve do you? I promise I\'ll
pay you back Jen, I swear!" He\'d never pay her back she thought to herself
as she walked into the gallery. Mr. Hartely, the owner of the gallery, rushed
Jen through the door and gave her some paperwork. Erich would be there soon he
had told her. He also made clear to her his plans with Erich and where he would
be and at what times. It was her job to arrange the artwork to a precise order
that was given to them by Erich. Jen stared in awe at Erich\'s work. He\'s great
she thought to herself as Mr. Hartely walked out the door. Day dreaming about
the man on the front of the pamphlet she found herself thinking of what type of
life this handsome man led, if he was