All stories in chronological order

Boats Against The Current

Carrie is from Scotland and the new girl, who quickly finds herself at the bottom of the pecking order in a suburban Cleveland high school. Then she meets Lin Christakis – at a party from hell.

Strangers In Moscow

Lin offers to use her inheritance to buy Carrie a condo, so Carrie can get away from living with her mother in a cramped two-roomer. But can you say yes to such a gift from someone you only just met?

Bound To Be A Better Ride

Lin and Carrie talk on the phone at Christmas about how to deal with hating your parents – and other blossoming friendship things.


Lin goes to her first roleplaying session after her father’s death and frets about how to act when she arrives.

In the Eye of the Storm

Your best friend crashes your cozy evening during a snowstorm. She has run away from a broken home and refuses to go back to a mother she hates. If there ever was a time for friendship, this is it.

All I Wanna Say IS

Carrie and Lin grow closer as they discover their mutual hopes and dreams for making it as an artist and author respectively. They just have to agree on the limits of those dreams.

3 A.M. Eternal

On their way home from a night out Carrie manages to get dangerously sick and insult Lin at the same time.

The Things We Find Behind The Door

Carrie is no longer able to hide her jealousy of Lin’s wealth and has to decide if she wants to keep living in the same apartment as her best friend.

Like Blood In A Darkroom

New Year’s Even 1997: Four friends from high school – Carrie, Lin, Alan and Lars – meet for one last time in an isolated holiday house to party all night before they go their separate ways.

Clear Horizon

Carrie and Lin are on their way home after a late-night cinema-trip, talking about if they should be jealous of their two friends – Alan and Nadine – for being in a relationship.