October 15th, 1997
The Following day Los Angeles.....
Jonny had just taken a shower and was getting ready to get dressed. When the doorbell rang, he knew that was Tany. Ciera never rang the bell and John never came up here. Calvin was out auditioning, Johnson was working, so that left Scott to answer the door. Scott had a recurring role on his TV show but he had a few days off. Jonny smiled to himself, he knew Tany could not stand Scott. Why he never knew.
Scott walked over to answer the door. In a high pitched voice, "Who eeess eeeet?"
"I am here to pick up my brother." Tany said on the verge of tears.
"We had no brover heeeeere."
"Alright, I was just having some fun." Scott said as he opened the door."Well, your fun is stupid." She snarled walking in.
"Tany you really should pull the stick out, you might be more comfortable."
"Maybe, If you weren't..." she was interupted.
Jonny was now standing fully dressed and ready to go, "Really you two, are you ever going to get along."
"It's her, if she would jus...."
"Dude, she is my sister."
As Ciera and Tany walked in, Tany grabbed her mother's hand. Ciera understood the gesture and squeezed. Tany looked into her mother's eyes and gave her a weak smile.
"Yes, uh, we have an appointment with Mr. Tyme," Jonny spoke up.
"And your names?"
"I think it is under Jonny and Tany?" Jonny questioned.
"Oh, yes I will let him know he hasn't stopped Talking about you," she agreed nodding to Tany.
"My name is Beth and I hope you join our family." She said with the most honest smile anyone has ever seen.
"We just have to see what's on the table," John said as he smiled the twinkly eyed smile.
*Note to reader I am warning you now, so you do not try to find this later, please remember what Beth said*
"It's nice to finally meet you." Jonny said.
"I have to say Tany, I was really impressed with your voice and Jonny the way you played the piano, I just had to meet you."
Michael Paused again then said, "yes, I like that, that will work. Now for your stage names are you going with John and Tany?" Tany right away shook her head yes.
Of course Ciera had to speak up, "Her name is TAWN E A"
"But mom it is a stage name," Tany pleaded
"Your name is...."
"Ciera, we christened her Tania, nobody is going to be able to pronounce it, heck if I wasn't married to you, I wouldn't know how to pronounce it, Let it go, Ciera." he demanded winking to Tany.
Tany finally won a battle over her name, but she knew it wasn't the last.
"Fine!" Ciera said indignantly.
"I would like to go by J-o-n S." John looked at his son, but understood.
"Ok and for the band name is that going to be simply "The Connors". For the first time since entering Michael's office Tany felt at ease.
Jonny and Tany looked at each other and simultaneously said, "Yes."