In chapter 7, Carley is running out of the house because of Daniel. While she is running she had a flash back of her mother. It all starts off with Carley bouncing a ball in the house. Her mom walks in and starts yelling because of the ball, but Carley dodges and her mother falls on the floor clutching her knee to her chest. Her step dad walks in and asks what happened, but then Carley disused to pick a fight with him. Next thing you know her step dad is chasing her around the house threatening to hurt her. Her mom calls Carley's name for help. Carley asks "whats wrong",carleys mom grabbs her ankle and shouts ":I got her by the ankle Dennis, I got her".