Cute! But I'll not give it five stars because towards the end I found the story a bit predictable.
And the last lines ... I mean, you can not stop on the most beautiful... the scene I've been waiting since the beginning ... you can't!
For the rest really it was really well written and I liked the development of the idea of people able to control elements. And of course I loved the four brothers. Yes, you read that right. Four hot brothers! I think Michael is my favorite. He gave everything to keep safe his brothers and gave up many things. If this is not a mature person with a golden heart...
He picked up his fork and cut a piece of pancake. "Smiley faces?" he said, spearing some with his fork.
"Mom gets into her cooking," said Becca.
Michael must have liked the pancakes. He cut another piece. "I forgot what was like."
He didn't look up. "Having a mother."