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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - The Eight Immortal - Completed
« Reply #700 on: January 07, 2013, 08:23:03 AM »
Congratulations! I've been following since the beginning and I'm sad to see it over but happy for you finishing it :)
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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - The Eight Immortal - Completed
« Reply #701 on: January 07, 2013, 09:19:46 AM »
Thank you everyone! I still can almost not believe I did it. I've taken Excel to help with computing the museum value since counting is one of my weak points.

Don't worry about going without the ladies yet, there are still some things left done. They want a reward for their hard work, and I'm such a happy watcher, that they'll get it.



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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - The Eight Immortal - Completed
« Reply #702 on: January 07, 2013, 09:24:13 AM »
Congratulations! I can't wait for the end of the story.

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - The Eight Immortal - Completed
« Reply #703 on: January 07, 2013, 09:32:36 AM »
Congratulations!  ;D Can't wait for the end!

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Museum Exhibits and score
« Reply #704 on: January 07, 2013, 09:43:35 AM »
As the Aurora ladies patient watcher I just want to say thank you to everyone who's been commenting and offered support while I was trying my best not to get in their way.

Their Immortal Dynasty is now over, but like the phoenix rising from the ashes these ladies will not just wither away, they will move on to new and better things... I wouldn't dare anything else.



From left to right: Klara, Selma, Agnes Cecilia, Elise, Frida, Julia, Greta and Beata.

Day Finnished: Week 55, Day 2
Museum Value: 1,322,024 simoleons
The museums most valuable piece: Selmas YA photo worth 31,106 simoleons
The museums most valuable collection: Agnes Cecilia's exhibits worth 305,434 simoleons




Klara's exhibits

Selma's exhibits


Agnes Cecilia's exhibits


Elise's exhibits


Frida's exhibits


Julia's exhibits


Greta's exhibits


Beata's exhibits

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #705 on: January 07, 2013, 09:47:16 AM »
Congratulations, saltpastillen!  And to you and the Aurora team - well done, all!  :)
 
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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #706 on: January 07, 2013, 11:51:24 AM »
Man, I go to sleep and you finish the dynasty. Well done. :D



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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #707 on: January 07, 2013, 12:04:23 PM »
*mouth drops open* That dynasty was just awesome and I'm so glad that I've been reading from the very beginning. I've loved every moment, well done!
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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #708 on: January 07, 2013, 03:19:20 PM »
Congrats! I'm so happy for you and the lovely Aurora ladies.

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #709 on: January 07, 2013, 03:31:38 PM »
Congratulations! I know you've literally only just finished the dynasty, but could you put the house on the swap shop? I would LOVE to relive the Aurora Immoryal Dynasty! Do you have any oth dynasty plans?
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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #710 on: January 07, 2013, 03:32:56 PM »
Congratulations, on a great story. :)

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #711 on: January 07, 2013, 03:46:15 PM »
Congratulations! Wow, I can't believe it's over! I am looking forward to seeing their new adventures!

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #712 on: January 07, 2013, 04:57:01 PM »
Congratulations on a most enjoyable dynasty.

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #713 on: January 07, 2013, 06:04:24 PM »
Congratulations and well done! This was a most enjoyable dynasty to read. These ladies and their adventures have been amazing. You had me hooked from the beginning with your rather unconventional dynasty spouse!

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #714 on: January 07, 2013, 09:46:21 PM »
Amazing! I can't believe it's all happened . . . wasn't it only yesterday that Klara was freaking out giving birth to Selma? I must say, Klara has always been my favorite Immortal, and I'm so glad she succeeded! Well, I suppose the Watcher deserves a little credit.
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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #715 on: January 07, 2013, 11:22:54 PM »
Congratulations, Salty!!!
Your story was riveting. So much craziness, and so much deep down goodness and soul!
Your score just blows me away TOO!
Most of your paintings and photographs aren't even in the biggest size. The Aurora's are amazing at art!
Well done, dear friend, can't wait to see what they will all be up to next.  ;D

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #716 on: January 07, 2013, 11:44:50 PM »
It's so exciting that you're done!  Will there be epilogue chapters detailing the girls' future?

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #717 on: January 08, 2013, 02:43:56 AM »
When I clicked on "Recent Unread Topics" and randomly noticed this was in the "Completed Dynasty Stories" category I got very excited - while I'm bummed for myself because it's over, I do want to say congratulations, as well as thank you for a very entertaining story. :D

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #718 on: January 08, 2013, 04:59:34 AM »
Thank you everyone! I'm trilled to have finished.

Congratulations! I know you've literally only just finished the dynasty, but could you put the house on the swap shop? I would LOVE to relive the Aurora Immoryal Dynasty! Do you have any oth dynasty plans?

I'll try to get the house in the swap shop as soon as possible, I just need to change the patterns from cc to regular. And delete the museum and tweak a few things...

I think I'll hold of on starting another dynasty for a while. I want to do the epilogues for the ladies and maybe try a Random Townjump Project before I start more madness. Besides the challenges are up, and I'm going to try to get at least 3 done this season (I only had time for two last year).

You had me hooked from the beginning with your rather unconventional dynasty spouse!

Why more people don't use VJ has me stumped. He has great genetics, and even without changing his traits he's all right.

Amazing! I can't believe it's all happened . . . wasn't it only yesterday that Klara was freaking out giving birth to Selma? I must say, Klara has always been my favorite Immortal, and I'm so glad she succeeded!

I do have a soft spot for Klara as well, I didn't have a dynasty in mind when I was creating her in CAS, but she kind of demanded it. She's been an immortal for so long, it's going to be interesting to see how she lets loose once she's out from underneath my thumb.

Congratulations, Salty!!!
Your story was riveting. So much craziness, and so much deep down goodness and soul!
Your score just blows me away TOO!
Most of your paintings and photographs aren't even in the biggest size. The Aurora's are amazing at art!
Well done, dear friend, can't wait to see what they will all be up to next.  ;D

Thanks, SimBlip!

I'm kind of surprised about my score as well, I didn't really try going for a high score. I know I could have done better if I used the MO exploit on the sculptures, held out for masterpieces for the paintings and went with panorama pictures. Instead I was more interested in the pictures looking nice then them having a high value. More than a few of them weren't worth more than around 50 simoleons when I put them in the museum, if it weren't for a fact than most of them were taken by spouses and a death bonus was added I don't think I could have reached the score I did.

Honestly, I felt nervous enough about attempting a dynasty in the first place, so trying to go for a high score just wasn't an option for me. I know how to do it theoretically, but I enjoyed my more relaxed playing style. Besides, it gave me more time to focus on the story, which what made me want to attempt a dynasty in the first place.

It's so exciting that you're done!  Will there be epilogue chapters detailing the girls' future?

There will be a series of epilogues dealing with their future hi jinks. I've had some requests to put the ladies in the swap shop, and they will go there, as soon as I've finished their part of the tale.

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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Museum exhibits and score
« Reply #719 on: January 08, 2013, 04:53:48 PM »
...Best dynasty ever!!


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Chapter 211: The beginning of the end
« Reply #721 on: January 09, 2013, 04:39:17 PM »
Klara's post script

With the end of the dynasty something changed in the air. The watcher, fickle creatures that she is, had already moved on to new challenges and projects. It was up to us to sort this whole future out. But then again, have we not always been the captains of our own destiny?

Beata: Mom, I'm going to miss you too, but I'm an elder now, an immortal. It's time I stretched my wings and flew free.



Greta: I can't believe you're moving out! It feels like only yesterday when I was getting concerned phone calls from your teachers and grandma F had to help you with your math homework.


Beata: Mom! Now you're going to make me cry.
Greta: Don't cry honey. And if you ever feel like coming home again, my arms are always open.
Beata: I love you!
Greta: Love you too sweetheart.



Klara: Wait, wait. I have something for you...
Beata: What is this?
Klara: A surprise, use it wisely.
Beata: I'm going o miss you grandma K.
Klara: I'm going to miss you too. Now go out in the world and create fashion!
Beata: You bet!



Beata left in style, courtesy of Frida. She thought she needed some decent wheels where she was going.

[Note found on dashboard]

Good luck kiddo.
Have fun, sell the car if money is tight, and drive responsibly.
Eyes on the road!
Your grandma F



Cary came over and he and Greta waved goodbye to their daughter together. It was pouring down rain, and I think there was a tear or two on their cheeks as well. Letting go of your children is never easy, no matter how old they are...


Cary was on his way home again when lightning struck one of the maids. We had heard large booms before, but this was the first time anyone had witnessed someone almost dying. We were all a bit frazzled.


Greta: Wait! I don't wan't you to go out in that storm.
Cary: I won't if you don't want me to. I'll just sleep here tonight. It will be nice to have company anyway, I'm going to worry about Beata.
Greta: I don't wan't you to spend the night...
Cary: You don't?
Greta: I wan't you to move in with me, for god.
Cary: That has been my fondest wish for ever, but staying away gave me Beata, and that I can never regret.



Greta: Beata isn't a concern any more.
Cary: I guess it's just you and me then?
Greta: Oh Cary, why don't you and I get some private time?
Elise: I told you she always says that!
Selma: Oh, hush! Why do you always have to be right?



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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Chapter 211: The beginning of the end
« Reply #722 on: January 09, 2013, 04:59:00 PM »
That's a really nice ending. I'm so sad this dynasty is over.  :'(

There's actually quite a bit left of the ending. It's just going to take some time to play through. I like these characters so much I can't let them go just yet.

When it's really, really over. It will say "the end" in  big black letters...

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Chapter 212: Taking care of business
« Reply #723 on: January 09, 2013, 05:10:34 PM »
Dear diary (and anyone else who want's to know),

Leaving the house on the hill was in many ways rather anticlimactic. Sure I drove of in a fancy car, and there was a thunderstorm and everything, lending it a sinister ambiance. But I was for all intents and purposes all dressed up with nowhere to go. I didn't want to stay in Sunset Valley, one lifetime was enough, but I didn't want to leave without Lydell either. Having waited for so long for love, I didn't wan't to lose it again.

So, I rented a temporary home while I took care of business. I know I could have stayed with the grandmas, but honestly, I'd had enough. The house is a bit bland, but since I'm renting it furnished I guess I can't really complain. Besides, who cares about furniture when you have the love of your life in your arms?



I gave him one of the flasks grandma K gave me, and he was so happy.

Lydell: You want to share this with me?
Beata: I wouldn't even use it without you, what would be the point?



I could transcribe out conversation of "no you go first, no you" but I don't think anyone would be terribly interested in it. What matters is that we drank the potions together.


And the annoying sparkles never fail to mess up my hair.

Beata: I swear this happens every time!



Lydell: Really? I hadn't noticed.


Beata: Will you take pity on me on this my horrid hair day and become my wedded husband?


Lydell: It's, it's, it's a ring! You wanna marry me?!


I'm so excited, I just can't hide it. I'm about to loose control and I think you like it...


The ring fit perfectly around his finger. I'm lucky that I have a guy who likes bling, just as much as I do.


And he has hair that smells super nice. Note to self, must ask about his shampoo.


We ended the evening like any soon to be wed couple. Oh, that paining? A gift from grandma E, it's in my colors so she said I should take it.


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Re: The Aurora Immortal Dynasty - Chapter 212: Taking care of business
« Reply #724 on: January 09, 2013, 05:40:58 PM »
Yay for happiness and new beginnings :)

In some ways, it really isn't the beginning of the end ... but rather the end of the beginning :)

 

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