Ryan and Lupita were getting pretty good at presenting a united front to their children. After Maria aged up, her tendency towards independent thinking gave them a run for their money, but they stayed strong. They had committed to meeting the Sims Success Club for a night out, but they were as committed to being … Continue reading 1.10: The Friedman Bargain
Darryl Cross was in San Myshuno living his best life, and looking forward to what the future held. Meanwhile, over on Windenburg Island, a family had just moved in. They are the Friedmans, and they are very happy to meet you! The parents are Ryan and Lupita. Their children are named Maria and Alex (short … Continue reading 1.02: Meet the Friedman Family!
You guys! I really don't know what to say, but I accidentally deleted everything. Everything! I feel like I could cry. I was trying to reboot my other laptop, and I emptied a folder to make more room, and didn't realize I was permanently removing a file that was synced across the cloud. I seriously … Continue reading Reboot to this Neighborhood Rotation
Happy New Year everyone!! https://giphy.com/embed/rjkJD1v80CjYs You know that thing that happens when you find a Simlit story you enjoy? You read it, you enjoy it, you can even tell similar-looking members of the Sim families apart on sight. https://giphy.com/embed/vK2VnfjFEZ5hm Then the unthinkable happens. The story stops updating. For no good reason, there's just no new … Continue reading Author’s Note #13: Happy New Year! Where the Hell Have I Been??
I decided not to make this an actual chapter, as we've seen soooo much of the Ralston-Kibo household already this round. All I really have left to say is who they picked! But before I tell you who was picked, let me tell you, it was so hard to decide! The first thing I did … Continue reading Author’s Note #12: And the Surrogate Is…
The last candidate Iris Dove walked in and sat down. "Thanks for being so patient Iris," began Gavin. "It's not a problem, someone had to go last, right?" "We'll just jump right in with the questions, okay? Tell us a little bit about yourself, whatever you'd like us to know about you." "I come from a … Continue reading Iris’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 85, Ralston]
"So Jessie is pretty great right? I really liked her," said Gavin. "Are you sure she's great? Or are you just enamored with her family connection to surrogacy?" "Um... both...? Besides, you loved her too." "I know, I did," said Akira, "but I'm trying to keep an open mind." "I'm keeping an open mind too. … Continue reading Rory’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 84, Ralston]
"Okay, so that was fucking crazy, right? I can' t believe you went mute on me," said Akira. "I had to do the whole interview by myself!" "I can' t believe you asked any questions after the first one," said Gavin. "Well--yeah, you're right, I don't know what I was thinking," said Akira. "If I … Continue reading Jessie’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 83, Ralston]
"So...She could really use the money," said Akira. "I know! I was just thinking that," said Gavin, "but we can't pick our surrogate based on financial need." "You're right," said Akira, "but can we pick her based on an awesome amount of sassy and sense of humor?" Gavin laughed, but before he could respond, in … Continue reading Corina’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 82, Ralston]