She really hated these days. She hated to hurry, cause she'd always been on schedule, so she had more time for other things before work really started. She took an early train every morning, prepared everything for the next day during the evening before. But this time it didn't work as she was used to. Her little brother, David, got sick and she lost a lot of time bringing him to their grandma. She was the only one, who was called family by Alison and David. Both of them loved the old woman.
Alison had a full time job, and she didn't want Dave -David's nickname- to be alone all day when he was ill. It always was a bit annoying, driving across the whole city, so their grandma could take care of him, but they already had talked about their grandma would move into the house in which Alison and Dave already lived. Alison's parents were divorced and both of them very focused on their career. Even that much, they lost both of their kids, when the youth welfare office agreed on Alison's reque