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STEP BY WICKED STEP

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STEP BY WICKED STEP – Pixie’s Story: The Pains In My Life (CHAPTER 6)

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When Pixie’s parents divorced, Pixie was allowed to spend two weekends a month at her father’s house, which he had bought together with Lucy, her stepmother. Her two step sisters, Sophie and Hetty Payne, shared a room while Pixie was given a room to herself, as was agreed by her father. Pixie could not get along well with her step sisters and their actions annoyed her. One day, both her step sisters got involved in a fight, and this caused Hetty to move into Pixie’s room. Pixie was disappointed as she was not consulted on the matter, and to make the matter worse, her father ignored her complaints about Hetty moving into her room. Hetty’s irritating behavior also put Pixie’s off. One day, while on a family holiday, Pixie had a fight with Sophie over who should occupy the top bunk bed, and both of them ended up crying.
As for Hetty and Pixie just could not stand her even though Hetty was closer to her in age. Pixie was also jealous of Hety as she was everyone’s darling due to her good manners and intelligence in mathematics. Pixie divised a plan to force Hetty out from her room. Initially, she tried to frighten Hetty with ghost story and also burden Hetty with schoolwork so that Hetty would fed up with her and voluntarily leave her room. However, those tricks failed. Hetty then complained to Lucy. Lucy tried to talk to Pixie but failed. Instead, the two of them end up arguing. Pixie’s father appeared then but quickly went out of the room again as he did not want to interfere. Lucy was disappointed with Pixie for not putting any effort to intergrate and mix with the family. Pixie was disappointed that there was nothing for her at Lucy’s home.
After expressing their frustrations and dissappointments, both Lucy and Pixie cries and the made up. Pixie was able to tolerate her step sisters and Hetty help her with her homework. She also tried to be more sociable at Lucy’s home.

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