Pretend Goth to Pretty Pink Doll (Part 1)I was not goth.Pretend Goth to Pretty Pink Doll (Part 1) by BoundInRibbons
Some of you might be familiar with the gothic subculture. An usually androgynous group who wears black, heavy make-up and tend to be dark and depressed a lot. Sure, that's a stereotype, but since even the goths disagree violently on what defines them, don't expect me to give the definitive answer. It's really almost impossible to define the line between 'goth' and 'not goth'.
I was not goth.
So what was I? I was a teenager at war with my step-mother. My military dad had remarried. After a few months together with a woman who was a stranger to me, he had shipped off leaving me in her care. And I don't think either of us liked each other. I preferred to be called Chris, but she always called me Christopher even though it bugged me. She was proud of her cooking, but I would rather starve than give her the satisfaction and I would just pick through my meals. She always wanted anything in 'her' house to be bright an