- Steele's Problems
- By Nan
Author's note: This is
continuation of Ulrike's wonderful story Steele
Something Wrong. I want to THANK Nancy for her help and my
friends Cristina and Myrtle becouse they give me encourage to
write this story. This story is the second of mine but please
be gentle with me- Nan
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Now I have only
one problem." Laura said when she entered Remington's apartment.
"What do you mean?" Remington asked. He was angry because
someone had broken their `magic moment' again. 'Hell, it seems
that whenever we want spend one minute alone together, something
happens!' he thought with frustration. For example, 2 hours ago
they were alone in a broken elevator and it was wonderful. Laura
tried to seduce him for the first time! He was in heaven when
some stupid guard ruined everything. Well, the guard was only
doing his job, but why he did he have to be so industrious when
Laura and I wanted to be alone! In the elevator, it was perfect.
They had honestly talked, kissed and at last he had given her
the diamond engagement ring. And now, back in his apartment and
Laura has a problem.
"How can I tell my mother about this?"she asked and
looked at Remington. He was angry and disappointed. She didn't
blame him, she was angry too. When they were in elevator, everything
was perfect and they were so close to each other.
"I don't understand, I thought that your mother would be
happy when we tell her about our engagement?" he was astonished.
"Yea, I call her and say 'Hi mom, guess what? I got married.
Yes, it's Mr. Steele and we got engaged in an elevator.'"Laura
"So what? What's wrong with the fact that we got engaged
in an elevator? What is the difference whether we were engaged
in an elevator or car or office?"he answered her.
"You don't understand. In my mother's opinion, an engagement
should be in a beautiful restaurant with candles and everything
else." She explained as she sat on the couch. She was sad.
Remington didn't say anything, he just sat next to her and held
"Mother, please!!!!" was the first thing that Remington
heard when he entered the office.
"Morning Mildred. What's happening?" Remington asked
his `mother' and secretary.
Mildred smiled "Ms. Holt is talking to her mother."
she explained him.
"On the phone?" He was unsure that he wanted to see
Abigail Holt face to face.
"Sorry boss, but Mrs. Holt was here when I came to office."
she said with smile "She was standing here and told me that
she would wait for her daughter."
"Just great!" Remington sat down in the arm-chair.
"Yesterday that guard, and today the tornado named Abigail
"I don't understand." Mildred said with curiousity
in her voice.
"Well, we didn't tell you everything yet, but I promise
that we will explain when we finish talking with Mrs. Holt."
Remington stood up and went to Laura's office.
"Good morning Mrs. Holt," Remington said as he entered
to his partner's office.
"Good morning? Good morning! How you dare tell me that this
morning is good after you have done something like this!"
Abigail Holt screamed at him.
"Mother..." Laura said with a warning tone.
"Well, I thought that will be nice say `Hello' to you."
Remington stood close the door.
`So he can run when he has had enough of this.' Laura thought
as she looked at him.
"Mother, please. I told you that we want to get married!
So please don't scream at my husband, Ok?" Laura almost
screamed in frustration.
"Husband! He ISN'T your husband!" Abigail said with
anger in her voice.
"But he WILL BE my husband soon," Laura answered, "and
you better get used to that fact!"
"Maybe we should just sit down and talk, eh?" Remington
still stood near the door.
Laura sat down in Remington's chair. "Ok. I'm sitting. Mother?"
"Well, maybe you are right. We should talk." Abigail
gave up and sat opposite Laura.
"Splendid." Remington picked up the phone " Mildred,
could you bring us some tea?"
He listened to Mildred for a moment. "Yes, thank you"
and put down the phone.
"Dr. McCormick called and......." Remington wasn't
able to finish his sentence.
"Doctor! Laura, are you pregnant?" Abigail stood up
instantly. "Well Mr. Steele, I must say that I didn't expect......"
She tried find the words "....Now I understand why you two
want get married so quickly." Abigail said nodding her head.
Remington looked at her as if she were a ghost. He was shocked.
Abigail started for the door but Remington stood in her way.
"Mrs. Holt, I didn't expect this kind of reaction from you."
he sighed heavily. "Laura IS NOT pregnant and Dr. McCormick
IS a psychologist and our client." Remington explained as
he looked at Laura.
Laura smiled and looked at him with all her love. He wanted to
protect her. `That makes me feel so good!' Laura thought.
Mildred entered with three cups of tea in the tray. "Here
you are, Boss."she said and looked at her two `kids' "Are
"Yes, Mildred, everything is fine." Remington told
her. Mildred left the room slowly.
"Then, why do you want to marry my Laura?" Abigail
asked when Mildred closed the door.
Remington look at her with surprise! "Because I love Laura
and I hope she loves me."
"Of course I love you!" Laura said, "I told you
"Yes, but you didn't tell me that today."Remington
smiled at her, "and if you don't remind me, I might just
forget that you love me."
Abigail looked at the two happiest people in the world and sighed,
"Well, if you really love each other, we must prepare for
the wedding, the party... Oh! And the guest list and...."
Laura and Remington said at the same time.
"What? I just want to invite....." she didn't get to
finish her sentence before she was interrupted.
"No mother, you won't invite anybody." Laura said.
"But..."Abigail tried to say something, but Laura interrupted
"No buts Mother. It's my...our wedding and we want to do
Remington nodded. She was right. "Yes, we want prepare for
our own wedding......" he started to say, but then looked
at his future mother-in-law. Abigail was so sad. "..with
a little help from our family and friends." He finished
Abigail looks at him with hope. "Great!" she said.
"If you want to prepare your wedding, I can help."
"Mother.." Laura gave her a warning look.
"I just want to help my little girl and her boyfriend to
prepare for their wedding." Abigail smiled, "You must
call and tell Frances!"
"I will." Laura said agreeing.
"And now I will leave you two alone." Abigail kissed
Laura and then Remington. "Bye!"
When Abigail closed the door behind her, Laura and Remington
looked at each other with relief.
"I love you!" Remington said.
"I love you too!" Laura answered.
"She isn't so bad..."he said as he moved closer and
took her in his arms.
"Yes, I know, but sometimes..."
"I know what you mean!" Remington smiled and kissed
her as the telephone started to ring.
"She did that on purpose!" Remington grinned from ear
Laura ignored him and answered the phone. "Yes?"
"Miss Holt, it's Dr McCormick for you." Mildred said.
"Thank you Mildred....... Hello Dr." Laura looked at
Remington as he sat on the couch.
"Yes, I want to thank you for your help............"
5 hours later in Remington's apartment....
"Today was a hard day! First your mother and then later
a new client." Remington sitting on the floor.
"Mhm ... What did you say?" Laura asked. She was lying
next to Remington and her head was in his lap.
"Nothing important, love." He helped her stand up and
took her in his arms. "Now I only want one thing."
He smiled down at her.
"What?" she asked looking up at him.
"This..." and he began to kiss her....
The End (Well maybe the beginning)