What was she supposed to do w? The whole foundation of her life had been pulled violently away with a phone call. She felt like she didn't belong in this new life, but she had to move forward. Somehow. Allison's beloved husband has left her life in limbo, a limbo that makes her question if she ever really knew him. She has to deal with her own rage and grief, and also that of her children. And she has to come up with a way to support them. All the thinking and planning that had gone before was w useless. The rules changed and the ground shifted. And she had had say in the matter. None. She could wring her hands and rage and cry or get on with life - and so Allison Pierce made her choice. Quickly.