Title: Life's Chances

Summary: LaRue hasn't died yet and Walker and Alex are married. About 6 weeks ago, LaRue kidnapped Alex. But that's not the worst part.

Disclaimer: I do not own any of the characters in this story. They belong to whoever owns the rights to "Walker Texas Ranger"

Author's Note: Story is set in November 2000. ALL the characters will be in this story at some point except CD because he died in October 2000.

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Chapter One- Blink of an Eye

"NO" Alex yelled during her sleep.

Walker was awake in an instance, trying to wake Alex up. She was having another nightmare.

"Alex" Walker said gently as he took Alex in his arms "Alex wake up. It's another dream. Alex"

Alex awoke and flung her arms around Walker.

"Walker. I saw him. And he… he…" Alex couldn't continue as she started to cry.

"I know. I know. Alex it's okay. He's dead this time. Alex you're safe" Walker said trying to comfort her.

"I know Walker. It's just that between my dreams when I can sleep and not wanting to eat yet always being hungry, I'm not doing to well"

"Well, I'll call the doctor and get you an appointment because it sounds like you're sick. And for the time being, try no to think of him"

"I can't not think of him. Not after what he did to me" Alex cried and Walker just barely heard her because she had her head buried in his naked chest.

"I know" Walker said as he thought back to the day Alex went missing.

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Alex had gotten up before Walker that day. She had to be in court at nine and wanted to get there early to make sure she had everything she needed.

By the time Walker got up, Alex had breakfast ready.

"Morning sweetie" Walker said as he put his arms around her waist and kissed her neck.

"Morning Cowboy. You want to stay and have breakfast with me before I leave?" Alex asked as she kissed him.

"Sure"

They ate their breakfast and before long Alex had left, promising to call him before and after court.

But when neither call came later that afternoon, Walker got really worried. It wasn't like Alex not to call or at least come to his office around one wanting to go out to lunch. Walker was soon informed that Alex hadn't even showed up to court that day. Just then the phone rang and Walker's life changed forever.

"Walker" Walker spoke into the phone.

"It's good to hear your voice. What's its been, three, almost four years"

"Who's this?" Walker asked, he was getting a real bad feeling about this conversation and Alex.

"A voice from your past. I see you and Alexandra got married. Why didn't you tell me? I would have come"

"LaRue" Walker said, finally realizing just who this crazy man was "Where's Alex?" Walker demanded to know.

"Listen and you shall hear"

"WALKER! HELP ME! PLEASE! HE… HE…" But Alex couldn't continue as she started to cry.

"WHAT DID YOU DO TO ALEX?" Walker shouted into the phone, causing a lot of people in his office to stop and see what was going on.

"What I've always wanted. To have my fun with her" LaRue said as if he had done nothing wrong.

"You mean…" Walker couldn't finish as he thought of what LaRue had done to Alex.

"Yes, I made love to her"

"I'LL KILL YOU! MARK MY WORDS! YOU'RE DEAD!" Walker screamed as the thought of LaRue touching Alex came into his head.

Three days had past and they finally had a break. LaRue's brother had given in and told them where Alex was being held. Everyone was relieved because Walker had been very touchy every time someone said LaRue. Plus they were grateful that he was going to get Alex.

When Walker ran into the room, LaRue was ready. But you could see the anger in Walker's eyes and he didn't even give LaRue a chance. So LaRue went for his gun, but Walekr was quicker. LaRue was soon lying in a pool of blood. Walker was now off to get Alex.

Alex was lying on the bed in her underwear. Her arms were tied behind her head. Her feet were tied to the end of the bed and she was blindfolded. When Walker ran to her, Alex screamed, not knowing it was Walker. Walker took off the blindfold and Alex started to cry. He could see all the pain in her eyes. He couldn't even imagine what had happened to her in the past three days. Walker quickly untied her feet and hands before taking off his coat to put around her. Walker took her in his arms and held Alex. Trivette, Sydney, and Gage had come in and only spoke to say the ambulance was on the way.

Alex wouldn't let go of Walker at all. When he tired to get his hand away from her so the doctor could check her over, she had dug her nails dipper into him. Walker gave in and Alex clung to him for dear him. Needing him there to know it was okay. Walker had seen Alex scared before, but not like this. This time she looked like a lost child. Only wanting to feel safe. And after her ordeal, Walker couldn't blame her one bit.

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But that had been six weeks ago. For the most part, Alex was back to normal. It was the on going nightmare at night that was haunting her.

Alex hadn't been able to get back to sleep, so Walker stayed up with her. He then called the doctor, who had one opening left for the day.

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At 5:00 Walker went up to Alex's office to get her. Alex still wasn't fond of the idea of going anywhere without Walker, so Walker had agreed to go with her.

Alex's doctor wasn't sure what was wrong with her. So she drew some blood to have it tested. And during this doctor's visit, unlike past ones, Alex had actually let go of Walker's hand.

The test results were going to be in the next afternoon.

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Alex and Walker had just arrived home when the phone rang the next day. Alex got it. It was the doctor.

"Yes...Are you sure?...Thank you…" Alex said and hung up the phone.

"Who was that?" Walker asked, knowing that the doctor was going to call sometime that day and let them know what was wrong with Alex.

"It was the doctor" Alex said without thinking, she was lost in her own thoughts.

"Are you okay?" Walker asked as he took her in his arms.

"I'm not sure" Alex answered him.

"Why?" Walker asked, suddenly really worried about his wife.

"Because I'm…I'm…" Alex started to say it, but it didn't come out.

"You're what?"

"Walker, I'm six weeks pregnant" Alex finally got out.

"Alex, that's wonderful" Walker said as he hugged Alex and then gave her a long, lingering kiss. He was so happy.

"It would be, but…" Alex didn't know how to tell him what was on her mind and what she was so fearful of right at that every moment.

"But what?" Walker asked, worried again.

"He raped me six weeks ago. What if this baby is his?" Alex asked as the thought of her first child being LaRue brought tears to her eyes.

Silence filled the room.

"Walker, say something" Alex finally spoke up.

"Like what?" Walker asked, not having a clue as to what to say about what Alex just said.

"Like you still love me" Alex began, starting to feel the way she felt only a few weeks ago. "Like this baby is yours and you'll always love it or at least tell me I'm not as dirty as I feel right now"

Walker was still collecting his thoughts and said nothing.

"Walker, please say something. Please" Alex pleaded with him to let her into his world of thought for a moment. Usually she knew what he was thinking before he did, but this was one of those times she didn't have a clue.

"Alex, I love you" Moving his hand over her abdomen "And I love this baby. This baby is mine and it will never be his. You said it yourself once. You want to have my kids and no matter what, this baby inside of you is mine" Walker was now wiping away Alex's tears. They had finally started to stop coming down. "I don't care about DNA or anything. This isn't his child, it's ours. And you're not dirty at all. In fact, you're the exact opposite of dirty, you're beautiful. And I'll be by your side through all of this. I love you Alex" Walker said as he kissed her.

"I know you're right, but when I finally thought he was out of my life for good, this baby could be his" Alex said as she started to cry again.

"But it isn't" Walker said reassuringly "No matter what, this baby is mine"

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So what do you guys think? I wasn't to sure about this story and I have no idea where to go from here. Please review and if you have any ideas for me, I'm willing to read them all. Thanks.