Seeds of Yesterday
Darren and his twin sister Dierdre are born after Christmas Day after being delivered by their Great-uncle/step-grandfather Christopher Dollanganger. Melodie abandons them shortly after. His uncle Bart Foxworth and Great-great-uncle Joel Foxworth tries to warp them into believing they are the "devils spawn" but it is stopped by their grandmother Cathy. When their nanny Antonia "Toni" Winters marries Jory, they see her as a mother figure. Their grandmother Cathy dies while he and Deirdre are still young.