The news that Cory was moving to Costa Rica came with little notice, but his father had landed an important promotion he couldn’t refuse. In 3 days, Cory had to say goodbye to everyone in town. The hardest part was saying goodbye to his girlfriend Alexis. They had known each other since they were babies and Cory had only recently worked up the courage to ask her out, which she happily said yes to. For a while things were looking great. He had just finished his senior year of high school and was planning to go to the same college as Alexis and marry her when he graduated. Those plans fell apart when he found out he was moving.
Cory and Alexis’ tears hadn’t even dried by the time Cory arrived at his new home, a beachside villa provided by his father’s company. His front door was in walking distance of the Caribbean, but that only made the move that much more stressful. The largest body of water he had ever seen before then was a lake a few miles from his old house