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Re: The Greek Gods : An Immortal Dynasty [UPDATED 5/5/13: Chapter 9]
« Reply #50 on: May 07, 2013, 03:52:51 AM »
I actually love Iqbal as a granddad! Zeus seems to have inherited his Daddy's love for knickers and I usually don't give toddlers a makeover!

Ooohh... Give me Iqbal, now! Ehh, maybe I will get him myself in my game >w<

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Chester is Iqbal's and Erin's son.
It seems that I missed some information there. Sorry... :-[

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In my first try, I would see families having nooboos. Now? Not even couples getting together! That's so sad!

I agree. I read from forum post that an architecture profession could help bring nooboo when decorated one house with a what it's the name? Hmm... that nooboo thing, where the nooboo is sleeping. Duh!

My question is. It's really work or totally not working?

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Zeus isn't actually evil, but Hera is ;) !
I know! But, they make a cute and lovely evil couple!

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Totally random sculpture. I've seen it in some other game, again by an Evil sim.
Ooh... I just need an evil sculptor! Now!

I'll look forward to see your next installment. Too bad that my story will be delayed. But, I love when I see that you made it into 9 chapters! C'mon, ve1ocity! I believe that you can pass the last attempt  ;D
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Re: The Greek Gods : An Immortal Dynasty [UPDATED 5/5/13: Chapter 9]
« Reply #51 on: May 07, 2013, 01:26:09 PM »
This is a pretty cool immortal dynasty.
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Re: The Greek Gods : An Immortal Dynasty [UPDATED 5/5/13: Chapter 9]
« Reply #52 on: May 07, 2013, 06:02:01 PM »
I'm enjoying this, but it's sad that VJ doesn't care about his son.

I've always liked Demeter and Persephone -- they might be generations 6 and 7; with Hades the father that Persephone can't live with.

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Re: The Greek Gods : An Immortal Dynasty [UPDATED 5/5/13: Chapter 9]
« Reply #53 on: May 08, 2013, 03:16:37 PM »
I somehow doubt that. :) Miraj makes adorable kids!

Of course  :) ! Just that the spread of adorableness, is very large<cough>!

I agree. I read from forum post that an architecture profession could help bring nooboo when decorated one house with a what it's the name? Hmm... that nooboo thing, where the nooboo is sleeping. Duh!

My question is. It's really work or totally not working?

As I read from a forum post by Nraas, placing a crib unfortunately doesn't have any affect.

I know! But, they make a cute and lovely evil couple!

Aww...don't they! :)


I'll look forward to see your next installment. Too bad that my story will be delayed. But, I love when I see that you made it into 9 chapters! C'mon, ve1ocity! I believe that you can pass the last attempt  ;D

Thank you very much, El :). I'm happy too though my chapters are rather short. Yes, i'll somehow pass this time! Yay! Girl Power!

This is a pretty cool immortal dynasty.

Thank you very much karlissa :). Hope you continue reading and enjoying.

I'm enjoying this, but it's sad that VJ doesn't care about his son.

I've always liked Demeter and Persephone -- they might be generations 6 and 7; with Hades the father that Persephone can't live with.

Good luck with this!

Don't worry Marian, in Raia's words "VJ will come along" ;)! He just needs some growing up to do.

Now that's a brilliant idea on Demeter and Persephone. I meant Demeter to be the third heir, but I love your take on Persephone and not being able to stay with her husband (I think you meant husband instead of father!).

Lets see ;)!

Lastly, a big thank you to everyone reading. I really feel so happy when I saw that my thread topped 1000 views, which for me, is a hugee thing! Hope you will enjoy the greek gods as much as I enjoy writing about them :).

Cheers,

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Chapter Ten : Sania
« Reply #54 on: May 08, 2013, 03:17:07 PM »
Interlude

Far far away from the suburbs of Sunset Valley, a beautiful woman bowed her head to destiny.

She was old, nearly seventy years of age. Yet she had a bright smile and a clear, eager voice.

She knew it was time to leave. She was not afraid. She had made great sacrifices, but she was contend.

But she was worried. She had sacrificed all she cared about in the name of a greater cause, and she was leaving while the world was in chaos.

Nooboos were not born anymore without extremely expensive treatment. Something in the world's dynamics had gone wrong and she thought she knew what it was.

If she had some more time, she would have figured out how to solve it.

But there was no more time. She had to leave this mortal world to the Netherland.

Others should carry out her work. They would take time, many many years and generations, but they would bring fertility back to the world.

She sighed and turned to the beautiful young woman besides her.

"It is time to leave, my daughter. Go and find your brother and tell him of what has to be done. And pray child, do not be too harsh and mean on him."

The girl nodded and bent over to kiss her mother's feet.

"And tell him I always loved him and his brother."

She closed her eyes and the everything was a myriad of beautiful colours.

She believed in Science.

She was a witch.




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Chapter Ten : Sania



What, my dear pardner, would you do if

  • A beautiful woman appeared out of nowhere in the middle of the night?
  • Claimed to be your long-lost witchy sister?
  • Gave the delightful news of impending nooboo-lessness?
  • Presented your wife an elaborate Book of Life?
  • And disappeared back into thin air?


You'd be scared out of your wits, eh?

Thankfully, I VJ Alvi, pride myself for my level head.

Let me get going, I'll make it less melodramatic as possible.
 
It was quite literally, a dark and stormy night. Rhea was nodding off on the rocking chair while I had my dinner. The rest of the 'residents' were prattling off to sleep.

I was exhausted. I had just reached the top of my sculptor career after many days of constant chipping and coffee. I just wanted was tired and just wanted a good night's sleep. And darn her, she just had to come that night.



"Who on earth, heaven and hell are you? Or am I dreaming?"

I was unnerved. She looked so like me, if not for the golden skin and black hair.

"Sania."

"Well, my dear Sania, I'd like to inform you that I'd bought this land and its not a homeless shelter anymore."

"Calm down Vijay, why don't you remember me?"

Vijay? Why nobody, not even ole' Dad called me my real name. I had made plain Vijay into hippier VJ during a stint of rebelliousness in my teen years and Dad knew best not to complain. Why! I'm sure he didn't even remember my real name now!

Sania ...



"Sania of the Tuna." she said grimly.

Ahh ...

Happy families, joyful childhoods, a small girl with a mischievous smile, and yes I'd stolen some tuna from my sister. (It was my favourite meal after all!)

Yes, I had had a sister.

"Well, well Sania, don't tell me you've come to avenge a tuna."

"You are as amusing as ever, Vijay."

"For heavens sake, stop call me Vijay! I'm VJ now, you got it? VJ!"

She looked puzzled but smiled charmingly.

"I have no time to banter Vijay." she said firmly. "I bring news of mother."

Mother? What an alien word!

"Yes?"

I asked tersely.

"She is of very old blood, gifted with the lore of magic and alchemy. Exceptionally gifted in fertility rituals, she She is indeed, the High Witch of SimWorld."

"Here, I'm sleepy."



"But you understand what I'm saying, don't you Vijay? You remember your mother doing the same as me now?"

I watched the sparkles fly from her wand.

"So what?"

Rhea was still dozing off.



"She didn't leave for another man, she left because she was ambitious and wanted to be High Witch. She took me because, I alone of all her children, inherited her witch genes and could face her aura."

"Ok, so what?"

"Vijay, we witches never talk of our magic with mere sims, but these times are special."

"Huh, are you meaning the blessed noobooness?"

"Yes, and no its not blessed. Why hello Rhea, I'm Vijay's sister."

It seemed that Rhea had been awake after all, and looked rather dazed with the latest developments.

"I'm just dropping in but I brought a gift for you. Its a recipe, its Ambrosia."

She turned back to me abruptly.

"Your wife is of good blood, blessed with the longevity of the martial artists. You two together cast an aura around this land. You gift fertility to all around you, but be careful, your powers may die."

She looked at Rhea again.



"This book will teach you how to make your life longer and bless all those around you, just like a goddess. Mother asked us to save this world, to bring back nooboos to laugh with joy and hope."

"I will do my part in another town far away, you will do your part here. There are many ways to happiness, and each unto ourselves. Goodbye brother, I'm glad I made you speechless for once!"

And?

Well, whirl and swirl, then wandy girl disappeared,



And I'm now off to finally sleep after writing to you.

It's going to be a long day tomorrow, explaining the whole fiasco to the 'residents'!

Till next time, dear pardner!


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Although I love stories with a great backstory, I'm afraid I'll have to opt out of a very detailed backstory due to the time constraints as well as the fear that my game will crash with too many saved games. However, I want to make the current story as rich as possible.

Forgive me for any lack on my part, as I just wanted to update before the weekend! Hope you enjoy what I managed to put together :)!

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Re: The Greek Gods : An Immortal Dynasty [UPDATED 9/5/13: Chapter 10]
« Reply #55 on: May 09, 2013, 12:44:23 AM »
This is an unexpected development. To known that VJ is Vijay is funny!
Rhea herself didn't get her chance to talk! And some line there is quite amusing.
This is a great update and very well-written, ve1ocity. I really enjoying every bit of it :)
Keep up the good work!

I don't know that having too many saved game can crash your game o_O
I have too many saved games and if that affect my current game I think I will move the unused saved game for now.
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Re: The Greek Gods : An Immortal Dynasty [UPDATED 9/5/13: Chapter 10]
« Reply #56 on: May 09, 2013, 07:08:43 PM »
That was a very interesting take on immortality and ambrosia.

And for the record, I always thought that Vijay would be at least part of VJ's real name. It does seem to fit. :)



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« Reply #57 on: May 16, 2013, 10:08:37 AM »
This is an unexpected development. To known that VJ is Vijay is funny!
Rhea herself didn't get her chance to talk! And some line there is quite amusing.
This is a great update and very well-written, ve1ocity. I really enjoying every bit of it :)
Keep up the good work!

I don't know that having too many saved game can crash your game o_O
I have too many saved games and if that affect my current game I think I will move the unused saved game for now.

Thank you, El :).

I should let Rhea speak up more for herself in future!

I am of South Asia descent so the names are familiar, Iqbal, Miraj=all of them sound to be Pakistani or Indian Muslim names. Vijay is a Hindu name, but it was the only logical option to a westernised version of 'vj'.

Too many saved games=too much memory taken for my hard drive making the game slower and prone to crashed. So apart from one backup, I try to keep my games as minimal as possible.

That was a very interesting take on immortality and ambrosia.

And for the record, I always thought that Vijay would be at least part of VJ's real name. It does seem to fit. :)

Vijay==VJ
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I'm still trying to add more meat in!

And dear fans of all things sims,
I have another interesting persona to introduce.

Say hello to Sania, my Life States Dynasty founder while I lay the finishing touches to the next chapter!



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Chapter 11 : Tripled Mourning
« Reply #58 on: May 16, 2013, 03:55:59 PM »
Chapter 11 : Tripled Mourning

Note : I'm bad at death scenes, so hopefully that will improve over the generations!

Pardner,

I have neither will nor desire to write a long rant.

'Tis a season of mourning.

Tragedy used to be so fun, specially when Erin passed away. Sorry for touching a nerve there pardner, I'm VeeJayy the evil sim, after all.



But I've come to realize, its not so fun when it strikes too close home, not to mention in quick succession.

Iqbal had lived to a ripe old age of 110. He was so ancient, that all of us seemed to have got used to the idea of him not dying. And it struck, pardner, because Grim was unexpected when he finally arrived.



Poor Zeus, what a birthday!




Yes I wept, any issues? Iqbal was a thorn, but well, he was my ole' man and a good one! Don't you dare tell anything!

Then it was Zelda's turn. Well I never liked that woman and her daughters are a handful, but still I'd been pretty much used to being annoyed by the permanent fixture of irritation she was! She passed away right on time, something we were not quite ready for. We had been so used to Iqbal's seemingly lasting immortality!

I quite miss Zelda, that irritation, I mean!


Surrounded by ghosts, I wonder about my sister's parting gift.



Rhea seems not too joyous about opening it. But I wonder.

A simo-world without nooboos wouldn't be too good, I now realize. What will happen when we all die? Will those pesky ghosts take over the world?

Better nooboos than ghosts.

Help me pardner, I want your advice on what decision to make. Should I urge Rhea to open Sania's gift box or not?
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Good or evil, it doesn't matter, we all weep when we lose a loved one. Nice bit of conflicting emotions there for our VJ. Maybe he's starting to grow up a bit...? (though that might be asking too much)

'Raj looks good with facial hair. Hmmm...I might have to play with that next time I'm playing that family.

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Good or evil, it doesn't matter, we all weep when we lose a loved one. Nice bit of conflicting emotions there for our VJ. Maybe he's starting to grow up a bit...? (though that might be asking too much)

'Raj looks good with facial hair. Hmmm...I might have to play with that next time I'm playing that family.

Yes, adding more character to VJ is a real challenge. One of the biggest things i wanted to have in the story, was to make VJ faithful to Rhea, just to show he had a good side in him...

Hehe I never thought of Raj as a nickname for Miraj! But when I do, it fits so sweetly though Raj is more of a Hindu name while Miraj is Muslim afaik.
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Chapter 12 : The Mother Goddess
« Reply #61 on: May 17, 2013, 02:57:23 AM »
Chapter 12 : The Mother Goddess

Dear Pardner,

I am an Elder now. My hair is snow white and my gait is slower.

There is more time for The Reaper, but this will be my last letter to you.

Going over my life, I truly have much to wonder. Somethings still are hazy to me.

Most of my bitterness for my father vanished after my sister's visit. Unfortunately, he didn't live long.

It thought me to value what I had while time permitted.

And though I am not sure about my feelings for my son, I do know I love my wife with the whole of my heart.

She has finally got everything she so richly deserved.

She is at the top of her career.



She is surrounded by friends and family who love her.


These are her friends from work, Emma the Hatchy, Valerie McGowan and the proud Malcolm Kangraab who ended up as a cook (Tch tch!).

I'm building her a beautiful mansion, though I fear it will take more time to complete though we have plenty of simleons now. I'm not the best architect after all!



But I was distraught. I could sense Rhea's days were coming to an end. I could not bear to see my lovely and gently wife leave the world before i did. And it was that desperation that finally persuaded me to allow her to open Sania's present.

The box just contained a book. Rhea pored over it for many hours with a wrinkle on her brow.



"Wow!" she said rather perplexed. "Why your father must have known about this recipe-Ambrosia its called. He bred dead fish in the aquarium. And why, I remember him asking Zelda to grow those globe-like fruits."

That sealed the decision. For the first time in my life, I trusted Dad completely.

"I think you should prepare it."

She hesitated. "Honey, are you sure?"

"Yes of course."

And how glad we both were! It was an amazing transform! She looked even younger than ,e!



We had, despite all the hardships won life.

I rose from rags to riches, to bring my family out of poverty, to win the love of a beautiful woman and in all sense of the world, to make her a goddess.

Goodbye, dear pardner, I'll write to you no more.

I doubt either of us believed that I was a teenager with critically criminal tendency for many years (The teenager part that is!)!


Dear Reader,
Thank you for reading through and being with Rhea, VJ and me throughout this journey. It gives me such a warm fuzzy feeling that my founder has reached immortality as I've never got so far before. Do keep on reading and I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoy writing and playing :)
xoxo
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Congratulations on immortality, Rhea! I hope you will manage the next generations as well as you did with this one.  :D

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Congratulations on immortality, Rhea! I hope you will manage the next generations as well as you did with this one.  :D

Rhea : Thank you, Maisie :)
VJ : Heckk, nocongratulations to ME? I did ALL the work! Grr!
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Chapter 13 : The Prodigal Son
« Reply #64 on: May 17, 2013, 10:35:01 PM »
Generation Two

Chapter 13 : The Prodigal Son

Zeus



I'm returning home and it is a bittersweet feeling.

I've been away at Dribbledine Sports Academy. My grandpa left me with a small trust fund for private school and I was always good at sports.



I adored grandpa. He showered me with love and long walks in the park. It broke my heart when he passed away suddenly, having overstayed his welcome as papa said.

I know papa doesn't love me. He just frowns and glares at me. And he used to be so rude to grandpa too and was always shouting and yelling.

He never yelled at mama though. I think she is the only person he loves in the world.

Mama loved me, but she was very very strict. No mollycoddling from her. I was to work hard and only when I managed to scrape into Honour Roll at the local high school that she relented and let me go to Dribbledine.

I loved sports since a kid. Grandpa said I seemed to build up on my skill effortlessly. Dribbledine was great fun and I excelled there. Not only did I become a great athlete but I also learnt some stuff about handiness and gained the disciplined trait. I mean to go into professional sports. I could do martial arts too, but maxing just one skill seems more than enough!

I am nervous about going back home and even more of facing Pa. But I'm happy in a way. I can start a life of my own and earn my own money.

And perhaps marry Hera?

I've always had the hots for Hera. She was beautiful in a formidable, exquisite manner.



I remember dancing at midnight on the bare floor of our newly built house.



I finally screwed up my courage to ask her for prom. What a sweet night that was! We had our first kiss and were crowned prom king and queen!



Well we deserved it! Hera looked quite regal!



I nearly forgot Hestia! Hestia is Hera's twin and polar opposite in personality. I heard she ended up as class valedictorian. She and Mama are best friends and Mama has always hinted that Hestia would make a great wife and mother.

Perhaps for another lucky man. My heart is already taken.

The prodigal son is ready to return, and yes I do need a makeover!


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Re: The Greek Gods : An Immortal Dynasty [17/05/13 Chapter 13]
« Reply #65 on: May 17, 2013, 10:56:59 PM »
I sort of feel bad for Zeus. What a way to grow up, with a father who dislikes you...though I do hope that, at least, VJ will come around to him before he passes...

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Re: The Greek Gods : An Immortal Dynasty [17/05/13 Chapter 13]
« Reply #66 on: May 18, 2013, 07:13:17 AM »
I sort of feel bad for Zeus. What a way to grow up, with a father who dislikes you...though I do hope that, at least, VJ will come around to him before he passes...

The Alvi grew mellow with time... ;)

I found Iqbal adorable as a grandfather though he was awful as an adult!
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Chapter 14 : Femme Fatale
« Reply #67 on: May 18, 2013, 07:13:52 AM »
Chapter 14 : Femme Fatale

Hera

I always knew how to make a boy play hard.



I needed it! I may be the younger twin, but I swear on the watcher that I am more of a mother than a sister to Hestia.

We were born in a homeless shelter. Our mother had us late-and with considerable scandal. The Grim Reaper appeared for her when we just turned teens.



So I didn't have much option, did I, other than being a mother to my much smarter but naive older sister and femme fatale to the son of the house.

VJ always wanted to throw us out, I could see that from the look in his eyes. I was Rhea that persuaded him not to. She's not too fond of me, is Rhea, but she and Hestia get on perfectly.

I think Rhea suspects what I'm up to.

To steal her beloved son, in her eyes.

To get my man, in mine.

I am an Alto, from across the hills. Had my father had the courage, he would have declared me as his own blood and flesh. I would have inherited the beautiful house and been a true Alto, unlike my worthless half-sister whose name appears in each and every charity.



One can't quite expect me to be painting away my life, can they?



I am not like my sister Hestia, who spent her teen years with her nose in the books, just to become class valedictorian.



All to get a measly job as a starter in the education field and return to a bare room with just one creaking bunk bed. That's why I always called my sister a smart fool.



Not for me, that hand-to-foot life. I'm an Alto after all. Zeus was smitten with me as a teen and if I play my cards properly, I'll soon be the mistress of a new and fledgling dynasty.

I love Zeus to bits, even more than I love his money. But I'm afraid, afraid that he will leave me for a prettier, richer,  'more legitimate' girl.

The only thing that worried me was that he went to Dribbledine. Those long letters about athletes and cheerleaders sound fishy. Better to snare him as soon as possible.

Wait... I hear the car wheels screeching. He is back!

Welcome home Zeus! I have a lusciousness surprise for you! (Now was not the time to play hard. Snare the boy, and snare him quick!)



He stood in the doorway, his eyes wide open in surprise.

"Why Hera, this, this is quite unexpected." He gasped when he got his breath back.

"Save up your breath, honey. You'll need more air."

"Happily, my lady!"


Well, it was quite a memorable night! After we crept out from under the bedcovers, all sweaty and breathless, I persuaded him to wind off the night with a visit to the local hotspot. (Yes, I do frequent them, though VJ would surely kick me out of the house if he knew!)

Time for some PDA.


"What is it honey?" I asked as he paused midway in a steamy embrace.




"I... I actually feel guilty, Hera."

Of course i knew you would, dear Zeus. You were brought up with such values weren't you?



I am actually surprised now. However did he have a ring ready? For another girl he had been stalking while at Dribbledine?

"I had this ready, but was waiting till later."

Yeah, later with some other girl born to a good legitimate birth.

"Hera Mae, will you be my wife?"

"Of course, my darling."

Time for some bachelorette party and wedding invitations to be dispatched immediately.



"Sister, will you make me a toast?"

"No, sorry sister. I don't know you well enough."

"What? I'm your twin."

"You may be, but I knew nothing of you and Zeus."

"You twerp! We went to prom together."

"Long ago."

Well she needn't be so jealous. Here's she shaking the booty with Mortimer Goth of all people! Rhea looks curious but pleased.


Heck, these party dancers are so hot!



Even with my evil sister's refusal to make the wedding toasts, it was the best bachelorette party ever!

But nothing beat Rhea, of all people, congratulating me!



"Well Hera, I must admit this was totally unexpected." She said tersely.

"We went to prom together." I said firmly.

She smiled politely. "But all the same, daughter-in-law, congratulations and all my best wishes to you."

Heh! All the best wishes to them! Zeus has snared an Alto girl!
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Haha! there's a lot of chapters that I must catch up. Blame the real world for taking my freedom away XD

Chapter 11
110 was the long age that I've ever seen! If I looking at that smile, I believe that Iqbal's really has a good life. Good job, ve1ocity!
Too bad that Zelda's scene not quite pleasant for me to see, it's like that she still has regrets. Poor Zelda, but the good thing that VJ is quite miss her :)

Chapter 12
I never know about Valerie McGowan, is that some random created Sim in the game?
Yeah, not good architect but I believe that was amazing! Good job, VJ! You're still better than me who suck at building things :P
Congratulation, Rhea! You finally enter the realm of immortality like Kev ^_^

Congratulation for you ve1ocity!

Chapter 13
Hera is really something! Look at her face!
What's wrong with that sculpture? It's really... um... different? (especially when you look into around the chest)
For personality I will vote Hestia, but it seems that our Zeus already made his choice.
Umm... That hair is... unusual.

Chapter 14
That was interesting way for telling a stories. Some story appear in another point of view. Bravo!
Hoho, Diana's will make Hera a half-aunt if our Simverse is connected :P
Congratulation! I can't wait to see the wedding!

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Haha! there's a lot of chapters that I must catch up. Blame the real world for taking my freedom away XD

I really do hope things are better now :)

Chapter 11
110 was the long age that I've ever seen! If I looking at that smile, I believe that Iqbal's really has a good life. Good job, ve1ocity!
Too bad that Zelda's scene not quite pleasant for me to see, it's like that she still has regrets. Poor Zelda, but the good thing that VJ is quite miss her :)

I also liked Iqbal's passing away. He looked so serene and happy!

Chapter 12
I never know about Valerie McGowan, is that some random created Sim in the game?
Yeah, not good architect but I believe that was amazing! Good job, VJ! You're still better than me who suck at building things :P
Congratulation, Rhea! You finally enter the realm of immortality like Kev ^_^

VJ : Thanks Ms.El :P I suck bigtime. I'm an honest 'un and I'll accept it ;) I rather like your builds, just sayin'

Chapter 13
Hera is really something! Look at her face!
What's wrong with that sculpture? It's really... um... different? (especially when you look into around the chest)
For personality I will vote Hestia, but it seems that our Zeus already made his choice.
Umm... That hair is... unusual.


I think its the angle and the dress. Changing the hair was the first thing I did when he got home lol ;)

Me too, I prefer Hestia. What to do! The legends have Hera and Zeus carved in stone!

Chapter 14
That was interesting way for telling a stories. Some story appear in another point of view. Bravo!
Hoho, Diana's will make Hera a half-aunt if our Simverse is connected :P
Congratulation! I can't wait to see the wedding!

Yeees! Hera doesn't have much of an opinion of Holly though and probably would give Diana a piece of her mind:P
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Yes, and it feels so good :D

Thank you El:). You keep me going :)
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Chapter 15 : My Sister's Wedding
« Reply #70 on: May 18, 2013, 01:29:25 PM »
Chapter 15 : My Sister's Wedding

Hestia

Today is my sister's wedding.

Should I be sad? Should I be happy? I have no idea.

I am happy for Hera. Zeus loves her and I think she loves him too.

Am I unhappy? To start with, I feel bad for not accepting her request for a toast. But, well how could I? I am pretty sure she manipulated Zeus. After all, I'm not deaf am I? And I know how much she hates the other Alvis.

VJ may be a pain, true, but honestly speaking he just has a rough outer shell. I doubt there are many who'd keep two penniless children in their homes, not to mention dealing with the regular threats from mafiaso rivals of our dear (departed) father.

And Rhea and Miraj have been anything but kindness.

All my sister ever did was to grudge them for every small misgiving and take her hate of VJ out of the entire family.

I'm not sure whether she will be a good daughter-in-law.

And she suspects me of being in love with Zeus, out of all people!

She's paranoid, my sister.

But she's my sister after all, and I hope it will be a beautiful wedding.

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The wedding was indeed beautiful. Hera shocked Rhea and Miraj by wearing a pale blue dress-her favourite colour-and going veil-less. She said a veil was too much of a burden to carry around.

Zeus looked handsome in his Indian-inspired kurta kit.
 




Ahh, Mister Mortimer Goth, you look oh-so hot!



"Hi Hestia!" Mortimer Goth smiled bashfully. "I remember meeting you at Hera's bachelorette."

Of course I did!

"Hi Mortimer!"

"Are you ok? You look a bit flushed."

"Of course." I smiled. "It must be the heat."

Or your hotness.

"Hope I can see you around soon. Your sister looks a beautiful bride."

Me too!

Congratulations Hera! You are a beautiful bride. I am proud of you, sissy!

And it seems like I have a new niece or nephew on the way. Hera showed the 'symptoms' the very next day.


I so hope its a niece, for me to mollycoddle. I always did love nooboos!
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Ah Hestia, so terribly sweet and the direct antithesis of her twin. It looks to me like she's got some googly eyes for everyone's favorite Goth. :)

I look forward to meeting the nooboo. Since the babies have a chance of inheriting grandparents' hair color, there is still hope for a blue-haired kid!

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Chapter 16 : My Daughter, My Heroine
« Reply #72 on: May 18, 2013, 10:58:02 PM »
Chapter 16 : My Daughter, My Heroine

Zeus

Who would have guessed that being a father is so delightful?

Not me! I always thought nooboos must be icky, messy and smelly.

Well in all honesty, Aphrodite can be all of those, but she is so darn sweet!



Meet Aphrodite Olympia, my daughter, my little heroine.

She gave her poor mother quite a time when trying to see the world.



Aphro loves being rocked to sleep by Granma. Daddy and Mummy are bit busy with their careers, but Granma is there to help!



And huh? Grandpa too!



"VJ what are you thinking you are doing?" Hera screamed when she first saw VJ teaching Aphro to talk.

"Teaching Aphro to talk as you two are too busy." He huffed. "Why don't you think I'm good at kids?" he asked on an afterthought.



"Little Ape, just remember, if you don't want to be a proper lady, don't forget that napkin origami is useless!"

"Little Ape loves granpa, she doesn't want to ;earn napkins!"

I am glad that blood is thicker than water, at least in this case. Papa may hate me but at least he loves little Aphro, with or without the pet name Ape. And that makes him much more civil towards me.

And me? How am I doing?

Very well indeed! I've maxed athletics and down the road to supermaxing it. It was no surprise when I quickly advanced through the ranks into the Minor League.



I wish I had more time to spend with Aphro. I'm always running around practicing.



It would have been nicer if Hera had more time for Aphro, but she's one ambitious gal and is striving to be a stylyist as well as a sculptor. She says the two gp well together and annoys Papa in the process.

Luckily Aphro learnt her skills fast and now spends her days reading with her Aunt Hestia.



Hestia however isn't all too happy with Hera.

"Sister, I really think you should spend more time with Aphro without running around tweaking whiskers and putting leopard prints to swimwear." I heard her telling Hera over lunch.

"I do have time for Aphro." Hera protested.

"She is much more closer to me than to you! that's not good, sissy. I'm a substitute teacher and I do know how much children need their parents." Hestia said with an edge of steel in her voice.

"Well, I'm not as jobless as you." Hera snapped back.

Hestia opened her mouth and I decided it was time to slide away without getting involved in the latest cat-fight.

"Well I can't help that you are still reeling over Morty Goth, Hes." I heard Hera's clear voice carry across the room.

I pricked up my ears. Of course I knew about it. It was the talk of the town.

Hestia had been all over Mortimer Goth since she met him at our bachelorette party. They had become friends but since late he had become more and more unresponsive. He wouldn't return his calls and would always say he was busy and didn't know when he'd finish work.

Hestia had been mooning for days till she finally met him and confronted him in town seconds after he had said he was busy at work. He didn't seem too pleased.



"I'm sorry Hes, but Lisa has been my girlfriend for quite some many years and I just don't feel like dumping her."

It certainly was an unpleasant parting, specially considering it was in the high street. And gossip spreads fast. Poor Hestia. I hope she finds some good guy.

"And you thought you could get Mortimer Goth of all people." Hera cackled.

Sometimes, I seriously wish my wife was more sensitive.
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Ah Hestia, so terribly sweet and the direct antithesis of her twin. It looks to me like she's got some googly eyes for everyone's favorite Goth. :)

It was so disappointing! Whenever I tried to further their relationship Morty would balk out! Urrggh! I did set up Hestia with another, but still am not all too pleased ;'(.

I look forward to meeting the nooboo. Since the babies have a chance of inheriting grandparents' hair color, there is still hope for a blue-haired kid!
Rhea's brown genes seem way too predominant. Its a pity, because VJ's blue hair and Hera's father's streaked brown hair are such interesting choices in the gene pool. Hestia and Hera were the first Alto offsprings that I've ever seen in my games who didn't have the white streaks.
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Well, I guess it's no surprise that Hera and Zeus wouldn't have the greatest marriage! I hope Zeus lives up to his name and produces offspring all over town. Poor Hestia! Did Mortimer become a paparazzo?

 

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