Author: Blackwolfhunting PM
It has been Fourteen years since Danny died that fateful day and his family has moved on, especially since a new little one has been born into the family going by the name Danny as well. Sequel to Gone, must read that first before this to understand. Sequel to Gone!Rated: Fiction T - English - Mystery/Family - Danny F. - Chapters: 12 - Words: 68,640 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 04-28-13 - Published: 04-16-12 - id: 8032795
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The Ghost Zone, a place where those who no longer live, dwell. Places where they can maintain themselves with the ghostly energy that makes up the area and holds it together allow ghosts to live peacefully and happily in their homes.
Though it was once a turmoil filled place and many ghosts were constantly leaving to find a new place to stay, though they went to a place that was not meant for them. Though Ghost continuously leave the Ghost Zone for the human world, whether it was to terrorize people or to just get away, they would leave their natural home.
Though in the last few years, none of the ghosts have left their home for any selfish reason, only ever leaving to help another ghost who is lost or to meet up with someone. Skulker would leave the ghost realm only because he was called on by his boss, which was hardly ever now.
But the Ghost Zone is not just a home for those who lost their lives; it is home to amazing things. One of these things just so happen to be happening at this moment.
Molecules of a left over life that disappeared are sometimes energized and that molecule is given new life. Though it takes years for it to fully form, even though the energy in the Ghost Zone is ten times more potent than that of human power, a life cannot be born within a few days.
The molecule that has been energized will take years before it can truly form and so the energized molecule will continue to float in the ghost zone until fully formed. Though it will not be left alone.
"Well, what do we have here?" A voice said and the molecule soon disappears with the ghost, further away into the ghost zone.
Now the human world is vastly different from the ghost zone. For starters, it's not glowing a green for a sky or anywhere else around unless a neon sign is on. Another is that it doesn't have a natural energy filling up its beings and it has a very warm atmosphere.
Here in the human world, the sky is blue, the sun is warm, and people are living their lives as if no one else is around to annoy them. Though we all know that everyone has someone that annoys them to death. I'm sure of that at least.
And here in the human world, the birth of a human is a very beautiful thing and everyone wishes to experience it at least once in their lives. Especially with loved ones.
"JACK FENTON! YOU ARE GETTING FIXED AFTER THIS AND THAT IS AN ORDER, NOT A DISCUSSION!" Well, okay, not something some people will want to go through if they don't like the thought of pain.
Vlad Masters sat outside of the hospital room that the scream had just come from, cringing in fear and sympathy for his friend. "I am glad I decided to give up on her, she's scarier than the thought of me losing all my companies." Vlad muttered as he watched the door carefully, his hands clenched onto the bench underneath him and his back leaning up against the wall behind him.
The man had changed greatly since the incident long ago, though his ghost side kept him looking as young as he did four years ago. His hair was now a total white color, though some whites were darker than the others, and his hair was now cut down to just higher than his neck. His blue eyes now sparkled with the love of life and his skin was now a healthy golden tan. He wore his normal suit but the jacket and vest were laid out on the bench and his white button up shirt sleeves were rolled up above the elbows.
"I don't blame you; she was just as scary to live with when she was pregnant. Trust me." Vlad chuckled as he looked at the young woman beside him, smiling as he remembered when he had first met young Jasmine Fenton. She was a senior when they had first met and very high of herself, thinking she could do just about anything and she was right about everything.
That had changed since the death of her brother four years prior. She was now a very competent adult and was in her third year of college. She was following her dream of becoming a psychologist and was working hard to graduate in her early years.
Though Vlad had to admit, Jasmine had also changed greatly since the last four years. Her hair was cut to just below her shoulders and normally held in a high ponytail and out of the way, except for the moment since it was down and curling around her face gently from and earlier bun. She wore a pale blue button up blouse that was unbutton and showing a similar light blue under top and she wore dark blue jeans with black high heeled sandals. She looked every bit of the woman she was supposed to be, even though she was now twenty three.
Jasmine had come far into her life, following her brother's advice for once and not the other way around, she didn't let his death drag her down and moved on to follow her dream. She was accepted into Princeton only months later with a full ride scholarship for her grades and academic achievements.
"I'll trust you on that Jasmine. I had too many encounters with her pouring hot tea on my crotch just because she was in a bad mood and I was an easy scapegoat." Vlad grumbled as he crossed his arms, glowering at the wall. Jazz laughed lightly as she remembered the times Vlad had gone over to help with Maddie and some of the more technical Ghost weapons and had gone up for a quick break. Maddie normally making a hot pot of tea for him to drink.
Though when the pregnant woman had been in a horrible mood, she'd take it out on Vlad because the guy use to be a creep when he was around them and had made her little brother's life tougher then what it really had been before.
Jazz and Vlad both chuckled but was quickly silenced as another agonized scream ripped through the air. Both cringed as they waited for another and weren't disappointed when another scream ripped through the air, this time accompanied by a male scream. "I think mom just broke dad's hand." Jazz said as she put a finger to her lip and bit it nervously.
Vlad nodded his head as his right arms self-consciously. "Yeah, she got some moves and just shaking her hand hurts. I remember when she broke my arm in that Karate spar I had with her and I was in freaking ghost form too!" Vlad exclaimed just as another pair of screams ripped through the air. "Butter biscuit, when is she going to give birth to the thing. She's been in there since late last night!"
Jazz just shook her head in amusement as she watched Vlad cross his arms and pout, leaning against the wall and slouching there. "You know, you could just go and get something to drink if you're getting bored." Jazz suggested.
Vlad instantly shook his head as he watched the doors. "And miss the chance to see the new baby right off the bat, I think not." He replied calmly and narrowed his eyes as he realized that it had become unnaturally quiet. "Did I just go deaf or is the screaming over?" Vlad asked as he stood up instinctually.
Jazz looked towards the doors as well and realized the same thing. Her eyes clouded over with worry but it instantly faded as a loud cry ripped through the air. This cry sounded younger and much newer.
Vlad and Jazz sighed in relief as they both smiled at each other happily as they stood just outside the door waiting for someone to come out and explain what was now going on.
It was only a few minutes later that the father walked out, arm in a sling but a big grin on his face. "It's a boy! A healthy baby boy!" Jack exclaimed as he looked down at the two faces that he had almost walked in to. "We've decided on a name too, though Maddie almost killed me when I tried to suggest a different one." Jack continued as he rubbed his now totally grey hair.
Just like Jazz and Vlad, Jack Fenton had aged with time and he was now much older looking then he was before. He was now a healthy fifty three years old and he had never looked better. Jack had lost a lot of the fat that he had retained before, now mostly all muscle from working out with his wife and best friend, not to mention his daughter forcing him on a diet and exercise plan. He was still the monstrous six nine and about as kind as ever.
Right now he wore the regular smocks over his blue jeans and white t-shirt, but would normally still wear his hazmat suit if he was in the lab working, as did Maddie most of the time.
"The doctor said you can come in if you like, but we have to be careful, Maddie is really tired and so is the new one." Jack said as he held the door open for Jazz and Vlad, who both walked into the room right away. Neither wanted to miss the chance at seeing the new little bundle of joy that had joined their family.
Vlad stopped just as he entered the hospital, smiling at the scene that met his sight. Maddie Fenton sat on the bed, wearing the normal hospital gown and blankets covering her legs, her long red hair held in a ponytail that was falling over one shoulder and her lavender eyes staring down at the blue bundle in her arms.
Vlad moved towards the bed at Jack's nudging and stood close enough to see into the blanket. Inside was a little baby boy, his skin still blue from just being born and his eyes just barely open, showing bright sapphire eyes. On his head sat a tuff of midnight hair and his cheeks a rosy color. In Vlad's own opinion, the baby boy was just perfect.
"Oh wow, he's beautiful mom." Jazz said from the other side of the bed, leaning on the bed itself and looking into the bundle.
Maddie chuckled as she ran a hand tenderly down the child's face, looking at him lovingly. "I know, he's just come out so perfect. I can hardly believe I was able to make him after so many years." Maddie said as she turned and looked up at her husband, who now stood at the end of the bed, smiling back at her.
"We should tell them what we've decided to name him." Jack said gently, urging his wife to tell the two before they began to wonder about it.
Maddie nodded her head as she turned back to the baby, just in time to meet her eyes with the sapphire blue that she had come to love already. "Daniel James Fenton the Second." Maddie whispered as she cupped the baby's entire face gently, smiling at him with every bit of her love as she could.
Jazz and Vlad both blinked as they looked at Maddie as if she was nuts. "You can't be serious." Jazz said as she looked back at the baby, but a picture of her little brother popped into her head, Danny smiling at her when Maddie and Jack had first brought him home. The two of them looked remarkably similar.
Maddie shook her head as Jack let a laugh out. "No Jazz, we've named him after his older brother. Simple and plain as that and I'm not changing my mind. I will make sure that my newest little boy will grow up in a much happier environment." Maddie said as she handed the baby to Jazz, who held him gently, smiling down at her littlest brother.
"Hi there Dan, my name is Jazz, I'll be your older sister, much older sister, but I won't let you use that against me, I'm much younger than our parents." Jazz whispered to the little baby, giving him a nickname right off the bat. She wagged a finger in front of him and he instantly grabbed it, not even trying to grab it. Jazz noticed it instantly and filed it away for later look over. Newborn baby's motor functions usually weren't that good when they first start out.
While Jazz talked to her new little brother, Maddie and Jack turned to Vlad, both smiling as they looked at the billionaire. "V-man, we want to ask you something very serious." Jack said as he tried to make his voice sound as serious as possible but was failing at it since he was just too happy to care about being serious.
Maddie nodded her head and took over at this point; knowing Jack was ready to say it as well. "We've given it a lot of thought and with all the help you've given us the last few years, we thought that Danny would be better off if you were to be his…"
"We want you to be Danny's godfather!" Jack exclaimed, interrupting Maddie, but she didn't care because she was now watching as the famous Vlad Masters, known for his ability to keep a straight face through anything, lost all composure and looked as if he was about to have a heart attack.
Vlad gulped as he looked between the two, not sure what to say at all. This was a total surprise and unexpected, he wasn't sure if he should take it or if he should deny it. But when Jazz came around the bed and held out the baby to him, Vlad blinked and looked at her as if she was an idiot.
Jazz glared and grumbled a bit but still held the child out. "I think the godfather should hold his godson, it would only be right." Jazz said as Vlad tentatively held his arms out and Jazz gently laid the baby in his hands.
Vlad looked like he had no idea what to do. He had the baby in his arms awkwardly, just barely holding the child's head up but it looked as if Danny didn't really care as he moved his head around on his own and was even lifting it up. Jack laughed and Maddie giggled with Jazz at the sight of the wealthy man.
"Jazz, show him how to hold a baby please." Maddie said as she leaned back into the bed, watching as Jazz did as asked and helped Vlad shift his arms gently until he was holding Danny the right way.
Vlad was now just staring at the little bundle in his arms, the child staring back up at him with nothing but pure innocence. Vlad couldn't believe anything could be as innocent as this little one, he wasn't even sure if it was even humanly possible to be that pure.
But the little one just looked up at him, sapphire eyes caring and trusting, making Vlad's half frozen heart melt all the way since his predecessor had died. "I accept." Vlad whispered and looked up at Jack and Maddie. "I'll be young Danny's godfather." He turned his own blue eyes back towards the sapphire and smiled at the little one.
"You hear that little one, I'm going to spoil you rotten with everything I got." Vlad said, making Maddie and Jack laugh.
"You're going to go broke if you use everything to spoil him." Jack said as he watched the scene.
"Well, I certainly cannot let my godson go without the experience that I let Daniel and Jasmine go without. He will need everything he can get if he is to be successful." Vlad said as he let Maddie take little Danny back and stepped away. "Unfortunately, I must leave you presence for a while. I have Mayor Business to attend to but I will visit again tomorrow."
Vlad smiled at the small family and left, grabbing his jacket and vest from the bench he had left it on and walking down the sterile and white hallway. He stopped about halfway and looked back down and smiled to himself. "No, I will not let him go without this time around." And with that, he walked away from the room with a grace only Vlad could ever master.
Five Months later
It was late at night when the cry of an infant filled the air, causing the child's mother to groan tiredly as she got up out of bed and moved towards the sound of the child. She was soon out in the hallway and down it to the door that was left open. She walked towards the crib and looked into it with a small smile to her son.
"Oh Danny, what's wrong? Do I need to change you again or are you hungry?" Maddie asked as she picked up her son who wore a blue onesie with a white ghost on it. The child's eyes were watery and he was reaching up towards his mother to pick him up. He hadn't been feeling well and he felt a cold spread from his chest that had been making him cry for days but was unable to tell his mother what it was.
Maddie sighed and picked the little Danny up and checked him over, not sure what he wanted. She checked his diaper and found it clean and then she made a bottle and tried to feed him, but was unable to get him to eat any, telling her that he wasn't hungry either. Maddie just resorted to holding the child close to her own body and letting her heat seep into him.
She had found out about three months ago that Danny seemed to like the warmth of her body a lot, unsure why but it seemed to calm him down a lot of the times. So she held him close until the little baby fell back asleep and once she was sure he was asleep, she laid him back into the crib and covering him up with one of the fuzzy blankets that he adored a lot. It had a plethora of stars and moons on it that glowed slightly. Vlad had had it made especially for the child.
Maddie smiled down at the child for several moments and turned to leave, but she had to have one more look at her peacefully sleeping child. Maddie snuck another look into the crib, only to gasp in fear. Her baby was gone! Disappeared from his crib.
Maddie looked around the room; sure she had placed him into his crib but now unsure since she was unable to find him in it. She turned back towards the crib and looked into it again, only to sigh in relief. He lay on his back, breathing peacefully and safely. "I must be way more tired than what I thought." Maddie said to herself as she gave her son on more caress and left the room with a smile.
"I must be losing a lot of sleep to think my son would disappear from his own crib like that. I'll make Jack check on him next time." Maddie said as she climbed back into bed and fell asleep.
One year since Birth
The party was in full swing and everyone was having a good time playing with the little kids at the party, even Sam was there even though she had been working at a hospital as a volunteer at odd hours.
The party was for the new one year old and everyone wanted to hold him. Danny had gotten bigger and heavier, but still very healthy for a baby his age and size. He wasn't over weight and he wasn't chubby either. He was just perfect. His hair had filled out as well and now looked as if he had spikes, making people coo at him.
"I can't believe how big he's gotten since we last saw him." Sam said as she held the little one in her arms and smiled down at him. Sam had changed greatly since the death of her best friend, though still a Goth, she wasn't as bad as when she was a teenager. She had allowed her hair to grow out and it was now flowing down her back and over her shoulders. She wore a simple black tank top with a blue vest over it and black jeans and her ever common combat boots. Her nails painted black and she wore purple lipstick and eyeliner.
"I know, I feel older than what I really am!" Next to her stood her ever tech geek of a friend Tucker Foley. The boy had changed too, but not as greatly as his friend. He still kept his hair shaved down, rather not having to deal with it, he wore a red shirt with a yellow vest and a red baseball cap turn backwards. His tan cargo pants covered his own pair of combat boots. He no longer wore glasses, instead opting to wear contact lenses.
Sam chuckled at her friend as she tickled Danny's chin and the baby squealed in delight and giggled as well. Sam and Tucker watched happily as the baby laughed at their funny faces or when they tickled him. They had done great to try and move on from their old friend and were now glad that someone would help fill the void that he had left when he had died.
"Well, it looks like you two are doing great. Tucker, how's that new computer program I'm waiting on?" Tucker and Sam turned to see Vlad looking at them with a small smile, looking towards Tucker for a response.
Tucker chuckled nervously as he pulled out his PDA and went through several files before he looked back up at Vlad. "It's about half way done, but I seem to hit a snag and right now all it'll do is make the internet faster and help you cheat on solitaire. Give me a little bit more time and I'm sure I can figure out what is happening with it." Tucker replied as he turned his PDA off and put it away. He was here for a much different reason.
Vlad nodded his head and turned back to Sam and gave her a small bow and then looked towards little Danny. "How is my godson doing today?" Vlad asked as he tickled the little baby's stomach. Sam scowled at him for a minute but allowed it since Danny laughed at his Godfather and grabbed the man's finger in joy.
Though Danny's family had accepted Vlad and forgiven him, Sam and Tucker had never fully let go of their grudge and both stood next to it. They didn't trust Vlad and never would, but they couldn't stop him from seeing or even touching his Godson since he every right, more so then they did.
"May I take him please?" Vlad asked as he held his arms out and Sam nodded grudgingly and went to hand the small child over to Vlad when something happened that made them all gasp in surprise.
Danny slid through Sam's hands and began to fall to the ground, giggling the entire time. Vlad gasped and reacted quickly, scooping the baby into his arms and turning a glare onto the Goth girl. "What do you think you were doing! You could've seriously hurt him." Vlad scolded as he held Danny to his chest.
Sam was looking at her hands though and turned to look at the baby and then at her hands. "I had him in my grasp, I know I did! I couldn't have dropped him." Sam said again as she sat heavily on the chair behind her. Tucker looked wide eyed as he looked from the baby and to Sam, his eyes almost bulging out of his head.
"That was like with Danny when he first got his ghost powers. Only certain parts of him would go intangible or invisible at random times. It's like he just slipped right through my hands." Sam said to herself as she looked back up to the child giggle as Vlad walked away with him, squealing as the man tickled his chin.
"Something isn't right here." Sam said as she turned to Tucker and met each other's gazes.
"You're right Sam, something is definitely wrong here." Tucker agreed as he continued to watch the festivities, watching as Danny would do something and people would pass it off as an accident, especially since Vlad would catch the young child every time. Not once did Vlad drop Danny.
A.N. So what do you think so far? And for those who haven't read Gone yet, go read it and it'll explain everything about why the original Danny is no longer apart of the living in this story. I got eight reviews in one day for it too! That's like exceedingly awesome for me! I'm so happy about it. So go read it and continue this one! Hope you enjoyed.