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Epilougue – Goodbye Jacklyn

This is just a short chapter looking back on Jacklyn’s life and saying a final goodbye to her.  While I enjoyed writing the previous chapter in a different style I will stick to my usual style for the most part.

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Jacklyn: Wow that’s a good picture you found of me.

It’s one of the few I have with you smiling. Now hush.

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After moving in to the new house I made this pretty memorial garden for Jacklyn.

Jacklyn: I thought you would just leave me behind.

Your my founder, I wouldn’t do that.

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Tobias loves it and spends a lot of time there.

Tobias: Why did she have to go so soon. What am I going to do without her?

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Despite their differences Jacklyn & Tobias really cared for each other. They enjoyed every moment they spent together right from the start of their relationship.

Jacklyn: That was my wedding day, it was so beautiful with the snow and the full moon.

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Jacklyn was also a good mother despite her initial reservations.  She truly loved every one of her children from the first to the last and wanted nothing but the best for them.

Jacklyn: Isn’t that what any mother wants?

And finally she was a good thief and among the many curtains and lights she stole there was some good stuff too.

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Jacklyn: That was my defining moment.

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Rest in peace Jacklyn knowing that you had a good life and achieved a lot in your time (although not your LTW)

Jacklyn: Nobody’s perfect.

You just had to ruin the ending, didn’t you.


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Chapter 1.7 The End of The Line

My name is Jacklyn Mendoza and this is the story of how my life of thievery came to an end. Now I know how things turn out would I change anything? No, If I did I might have never met Tobias or had my beautiful boys.

Looking back I guess it all started when that strange portal appeared near the mail box. I had heard about them from friends, something to so with time travel apparently. Reminds me of a TV show the boys watch.  When the portal appeared I couldn’t help but think of all the stuff I steal.  I do try to be a good role model but I guess old habits are hard to break.

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I was keen to see what it did but I was not going to just jump in without doing a bit of research first.  There were dangers involved in time travel so Miles told me.  He is a sweet boy but a bit of a wimp most of the time.  I honestly can’t see him amounting to much.

I asked my friend Maggie about the portal.  She works at the science center and mentioned before that they are studying the portals.

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Maggie stopped by after her morning run. I can’t help but wish I was her age again and be able to wear shorts like that. It makes me so jealous, especially when I see the way Tobais looks at her.

“You saw the portal out front right?” I quizzed, eagerly. “It’s the same as the one you are studying?”

“That’s right, where did you get it?” Maggie asked.  She seemed a little suspicious.

“It just appeared this morning.” I told her honestly. “I was wondering if you could tell me what it does.”

“I don’t know if I should Jacks, I don’t want you or the boys to get hurt.” she seemed genuinely concerned.  Maybe the rumours of an accident during testing were true after all. My curiosity got the better of me though.

“Mags come on, I’m just curious.  This strange thing appears out of nowhere and you think I’m just going to ignore it.  You know me better than that.”

She then caved and told me everything I needed to know about the portal.  During testing they had discovered the portal takes the user into the future to a place called Oasis Landing.  Mags seemed reluctant to tell me anything else.

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After Maggie left I looked over to see Tobais involved in a water ballon battle with the boys. He is so good with them, I feel so lucky to have him.  It made me feel a little guilty for what I was about to do. There was no going back now though, I had made up my mind.  The future was calling me.pic 3

With no further hesitation I pressed a button on the base of the portal with activated it.  After a few initial sparks the centre was soon filled with a large ball of energy.

“This is going to change my life” I told myself. My intentions at that point were purely selfish.  I could only think of how this would affect me.  Sometimes I wonder if I deserved such a wonderful family.

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My mind was made up, I took a deep breath and stepped into the light hoping I would still be in one piece when I came out again.

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“OOWW” I said as I emerged from the light.  “That’s a rough ride.”

Once I got over the initial pain I realised I had made it, I was in the future.

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“YES!” I shouted with glee. It was hard to contain my excitement at that point.  I was in the future and I had so much I wanted to do.  I started by looking around the building I had arrived on.  There were several items just lying around as if the owners expected people to take them.  I helped myself to a jet pack, hover board and a virtual pet thing I’m sure the kids would enjoy. I also found a picture of the town I was in. It looked so different from Midnight Hollow, everything was so bright.

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First on the agenda was to take a look around and familiarize myself with the town.  I was feeling hungry so after looking at the map I had taken I headed to a nearby cafe to grab a bite to eat.  All the food was synthesized and there was a lot to choose from but all I wanted was a Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich, my favorite.pic 10

After eating I decided to try out the jet pack.  I had seen a few people whizzing around on them and was keen to have a go myself.  I couldn’t believe how easy it was, I soared around gracefully before landing with a bump.  I guess I need to practice a little more.  Still I was loving Oasis Landing more and more.  I wanted to see everything.

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The one thing that struck me was how many robots there were.  Everywhere I went they were there.  I asked one of them what places I should visit while in town.  My interest was peeked when he suggested I visit city hall. Apparently there are all sorts of historical records available for viewing including previous Lotto results.  I went there straight away and was in luck, I found the results for drawing for the time I had left.

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With the exploring done I headed over to a house I had heard was owned by a family with the same surname as me.  I wondered if they were my decendants. But even more I wondered if they had anything worth stealing.

When I arrived I was shocked at how old fashioned and shaby the house looked.  It was worse than my own house back in Midnight Hollow. Still I was here now, might as well meet them.

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A rather rounded woman answered the door and greeted me with a hug like we were old friends.

“Emit told me you were here, It is so good to meet you.” she told me excitedly.  “I am Rachel, I believe I am descended from you.”

“Well it’s good to know at least one of my boys ends up having kids.” I said as nicely as I could muster

“Come in, come in. You are most welcome.”

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Once inside I decided to take a look around.  The whole house was shabby and there wasn’t anything that looked expensive. I did find a nursery which is now short a crib.  It’s a new low for me, stealing from me own family.  At the same time it gave me a bigger thrill. I wondered if I would ever be able to stop.

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As I went around the house taking whatever caught my eye I prayed Rachel wouldn’t catch me. Looking at the place, being robbed was the last thing they needed. It’s a shame I enjoy the misfortune of others. I did feel a bit guilty when I thought what Tobias and the boys would say if they could see me.

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Having taken all I dared from Rachel’s home I left and headed back to the community centre for the night. The next day Emit asked if I would check out the mysterious door in the wasteland.  I figured out the door needed a key and started searching in debris patches nearby.  I spent all day in the wasteland, I hadn’t expected it to be so big.

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By evening I had all the pieces I had all the pieces I needed but I was feeling a little unwell so I headed back to base to get some rest.  I spent most of the next day in bed or in the bathroom throwing up.  One of the robots scanned me and confirmed my fears, I was pregnant. I made a mental note to kill Tobias when I got back.  He had assured me he had been to the hospital and had the snip.

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Putting that thought aside when I was well enough I borrowed some baggier clothes, okay so maybe I didn’t ask the owner first.  I headed back to the wasteland and put the key in the centre of the door. I was begining to regret doing this at night. I had no idea what was inside.  For all I knew killer robots would come flying out and I would die here.

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Thankfully that didn’t happen.  It was actually a little disappointing.  Just a small network of rooms with a few things I could take.  Emit could get someone else to do his work for him, I was done with that. All this work for little reward, no thanks.

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I spent the rest of my pregnancy resting at the community centre. I did visit the hospital though. They offered me the chance to choose what my baby would look like, even the gender.  I had always wanted a little girl and I was not prepared to have anymore children after this so I accepted their offer, I now knew for certain I was going to have the daughter I had always wanted.  It wasn’t long before I went into labour, apparently the drugs the doctor had given me to help with the pain actually shortened my pregnancy time.  Isn’t the future great.

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I was so happy to finally hold my daughter, but not so happy when the second one came. Tobias was so going get it when I got back.  I named the girls Mia & Maya and spent a couple of days resting before I was allowed to travel back to my own time with them.

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I was so happy to be back home again, the first thing I did was to go to the grocery store and buy a lotto ticket using the information I had gathered. I was so pleased when I won the jackpot that I went outside and danced in the rain.

Naturally I had the house remodeled.  None of this living on whatever we could steal anymore.  I was a millionaire and I wanted my children to have the best I could give them.

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It wasn’t long after the remodel was done that I began to feel a bit odd.  I was inspecting the new kitchen when it happened.  I actually vanished for a few seconds, it really scared me. Was I going to vanish completely? What would become of my family if I did?

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After the vanishing I went to the hospital and explained everything. They said they knew what was wrong.  I was suffering from Time Paradox Sickness. It is common for amateur time travelers to get it after returning to their own time.  Usually it is treatable but as mine was such a severe case there was nothing they could do.  I didn’t need to hear the next bit, I knew I this was the end. I began to set my affairs in order.

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When I got home I saw that Tobias had had some back luck of his own. He was struck by lighting while getting the mail. I knew he would need someone to help look after the children as well as himself.  I asked my good friend Susannah Forsythe to move in with us.  I told her about my sickness and that I wanted her to look after my family when I was gone.

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She is such a nice person and insisted on taking over the household chores allowing me to get some rest and spend some time with the kids.

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I didn’t know how much time I had left so I spent as much time as I could with my youngest, watching them grow into toddlers was a joy.  It saddened me that I would not get to see them grow up though.  They were so young that they may not even remember me as their mother.  To them Susie would fill that role. I discussed this with both Tobias and Susie and we all agreed she should be referred to as Aunt Susie.

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Maya was naturally musical and loved to play on the little xylophone that used to belong to the boys.  I loved to sit and watch her and wonder if she would grow up to be a musician, it saddened me to think I wouldn’t see what any of them would become.

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Of course I still made time for my older children.  Every one of them was equally important to me.  I gave each of them a gift that I obtained while in Oasis Landing. Apollo was thrilled with the virtual pet I gave him, he carried it around with him everywhere.

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When the end came I was ready, I had set my affairs in order and left a letter telling Tobais who I wanted my heir to be.  It was now his job to tell the kids when they were older.  I was not prepared for the pain I felt when death came.  I screamed so loudly that everyone came running.

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The worst part was disappearing, I knew this would happen but it didn’t make it any less frightening.  My last wish was that my children would be happy and not make the same mistakes I did.

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As my family mourned my passing, I saw how heartbroken Tobias was.  Despite everything he had truly loved me and would miss me immensely.  I also wished that Miles had put some trousers on before coming outside.

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The Grim Reaper came to take my spirit away as is the way.  I took one final look at the home I had built up from nothing and the family I had raised before I left this world forever.

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After I was gone Miles realised the Grim Reaper was there beside him and his cowardly ways struck again.  He fainted, more than once.

Shortly after my passing Tobias decided to move away from Midnight Hollow.  There were just too many memories here.  He needed to leave to allow his heart to heal.  It would be a good move for the whole family.

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Tobias was sad when moving day came around.  This had been our home, we had been happy here.  He knew that it was time to leave though, time for a fresh start.

He was saddened more when he saw Susie appeared happy when everyone else was overcome with grief.  Poor Tobias didn’t understand her.

By the way this is where the family moved to, Starlight Shores. Tobias knew this was the place I wanted to move to, we had talked about it many times.  I hope my family will be happy here.

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Authors note: Mia & Maya are named after Mia & Maya Fey, sisters that help Phoenix out in the first three Phoenix Wright games.

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Chapter 1.6 Getting Older

Hi there, Hope everyone had a good Christmas

So sorry I haven’t updated this for a while.  I have been so excited about Scarlet aging up in the Winterton Adoptacy that I kind of neglected this one, naughty simmer.

Last time Jacklyn almost gave birth on top of poor little Miles and had twins.  Jacklyn took up writing and Tobias and Jacklyn finally got married.

Lets get started shall we I think Tobias has been left alone too long.

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Tobias: *blows raspberry*

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And this is the father of three children??  Notice the change in wallpaper, I updated the bedroom walls. I think this is nicer.

Anyway on to more important things like…leaving your child in the snow?  Tobias what are you doing dumping poor little Miles outside in the cold?

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Tobias: There is a very good reason

There had better be

Miles: BIRTHDAY TIME

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They are both either really bored or really high here, I am hoping it’s the first one.

Miles: We wait for mummy.

Oh I see it’s the usual lets stand by the cake for ages while our needs drop waiting for everyone to change into their outdoor clothes for birthday.

Tobias: JACKLYN HURRY UP! HE’S GETTING HEAVY!!

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Finally ok lets do this. Aww my little grape is growing up.

Miles: Daddy they’re my candles.

Jacklyn: I hate this hair

You age up soon, you can have a new do then.

Miles: Pay attention to me now!

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Miles: This is good, right?

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Miles: Nope not good. I don’t like sparkles.

He looks ok, when he’s not cross eyed! He grew up with Coward locked in.  I think he needs a makeover though.

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There much better, you’re a little cutie.

The twins are still around.  I am trying to teach them to walk and talk when their parents aren’t being needy. They entertain themselves most of the time.

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This was meant to be a cute pic of the twins playing together but Apollo kept doing that face.  It’s like he is the evil twin!

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While Jacklyn was at home with the kids Tobais was invited to a party at this house.  It is the home to the Salas family, they are all ghosts.

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Tobias and I explored the house and found a nursery, jackpot! I was hoping to get another crib to make things a little easier but Tobais was drawn to the toys instead.  I may visit this house again.

Tobais: Who drained all the colour?

Reminds me of a game I played recently. I think it’s called De Blob.

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Tobais: What better way to relax after a night’s thieving than playing tag with strangers near a frozen pond.

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Jacklyn meanwhile painting this, It reminds me a little of Duck Hunt for the NES.

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Jacklyn: I feel strange.

Oh yes I forgot your birthday.

Jacklyn: No I don’t want to get old. 😥

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Sorry about the walls down, she decided to grow up in the bathroom which is tiny.

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Miles: Yay, mummy’s old!

Jacklyn: *Has midlife crisis*

She looks pretty much the same

Jacklyn: New hair now?

Not yet, there is something I want you to do first.

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Yup, we’re back at the Salas house.

Jacklyn: ugh, shut the kid up!

Um, you have three at home

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Jacklyn there’s a very nice crib there

Jacklyn: Nah, this little lamb is much nicer. Tobias will love it.

*facepalm*

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How about this computer then, that’s rather nice and expensive looking.

Jacklyn: Curtains are much nicer.

Ugh, I give up.

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Miles is such a good kid, he will often do useful things without prompting. I wish they were all like this.  That looks like the same painting your mum painted.

Miles: Even great artists have to start somewhere.

As do forgers

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Miles is also a great big brother to the twins, he will often play with them.

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While Miles keeps Apollo happy Jacklyn teaches Zak to walk.  She also got a makeover I think she looks really good.

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This is proof that I don’t always neglect toddlers.  Zak can now walk.

Jacklyn: Couldn’t you have found a more flattering picture, preferably one which doesn’t show my wrinkles.

Your getting older dearie, they will show up on any picture but I will try my best.

I have to go now but I will leave you with Apollo’s unique approach to using the play table.  I was going to include the twins birthdays this chapter but I think two is plenty this time. Hopefully it won’t be as long to the next chapter.

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Chapter 1.5 Double Trouble

Hi, thanks for coming back, sorry it’s been a while since my last post.  Things have been a bit busy recently what with the new kitten who is a little ball of energy with teeth and trying to get ready for christmas.

My glasses are in for repair so I am trying my best without them, if I make a lot of errors I apologise.

The last chapter ended with Jacklyn pregnant again which little Miles wasn’t too happy about.  Miles decided the best course of action was take it out on his new toy that his father ‘acquired’ for him.

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Miles: My toy, my rules

Jacklyn took time off from her usual routine and took up writing.  She took her laptop (stolen) to the library and started on her first novel.  It’s a sci fi called Future Thieves.  It was the best I could think of at the time.  I will try and be more creative with future books.

Ignore the annoying phone ringing annoyingly.  You can see Jacklyn’s new hairstyle here. As a thief she knows the importance of changing her look regularly to avoid detection.

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Jacklyn: Maybe I can give up being a thief and be a full time writer instead.

Um, no.  You are supposed to be evil, you should enjoy thieving.

Jacklyn: I have a family to think of now.  I need to be a better role model, maybe I should think of a more steady income.

Theiving is the main point of this challenge you are not giving it up.  You can write as a hobby.

Tobais has spent most of his time at the park when he is not on babysitting duty.  he was there during a simfest and stopped what he was doing to watch.

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Tobais: He’s quite good for an old guy.

Check out that guy in shorts, he must be freezing!

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Tobais: Let me warm him up.

TOBIAS stop that!!

Tobias: Just trying to help.

Well help in a way that doesn’t jeopardize your marriage!

The act then mysteriously disappeared preventing the simfest from finishing.  I still haven’t been able to fix it.

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Tobias: Is this part of the act?

Man in shorts: Best show I’ve seen in ages. * dances*

I think the cold is getting to you.

It was then that i remembered that they weren’t married.  Private garden wedding time!

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Awww marriage under the full moon. Pretty

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Look how blissfully happy Tobias is…wait what’s that?

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Tobias: should I be worried?

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Tobias: *high pitched girly scream*

Zombie: ughh ears bleading

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Tobias: hey baby

Tobias please, Jacklyn is right there!

Jacklyn: *death stare*

Tobias: Eep

After the wedding Jacklyn decided to show her maternal side and teach Miles how to talk.

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Jacklyn: The blind are the best people to steal from as they can’t see what you’re taking.  They can’t miss what they can’t see.

That’s the spirit, teach the kid the important things

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Jacklyn: When we have enough money we can go to Egypt and steal some cool stuff.

Jacklyn is constantly rolling wants to go to Egypt.  The family does not have enough money for that.  I am glad I am not doing the rule where I have to grant all wishes.

Jacklyn: OW!

Of course Jacklyn chooses this time to go into labour.

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Miles: *Sings inocently*

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Tobias: *freaks out and is generally unhelpful*

Jacklyn: move the kid *huff*

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Jacklyn: but I wanted a girl.

Jacklyn has a want locked in for a girl, however she had TWIN boys instead.  I may have them try one more time for a girl but not until these ones grow up.  I hate having more than one toddler, especially when they ALL CRY FOR NO REASON.

Ok rant over.  I aged the two boys up as babies are boring.

This is Apollo. Isn’t he cute

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His fav colour is Irish green. I can’t remember the rest or his traits and I can’t see the notes at the mo.  I will give a proper intro later on.  He is named after this guy, Apollo Justice.  Apollo is Phoenix’s junior lawyer and has a game named after him.

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His twin brother is Zak.  His fav colour is sea foam.  Both the boys were born with Jacklyn’s hair colour.  I have changed it to their fav colours, very helpful to tell them apart when there are three of them crawling around.  I left the pink tips on Apollo because it looks cute.

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Anyway he is named after this guy. Zak Granmere.  Zak is a Defendant in one of the cases in Apollo Justice.  I won’t say anymore, spoilers.  I don’t want to ruin it for anyone who hasn’t played the game yet.

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I think they look almost indentical, we shall see if they stay that way as they grow up.

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Tobias leaves Jacklyn pulling her hair out with three screaming toddlers to go snowboarding.  He is actually really good at it.

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Stupid sims are still watching the invisable man.  Look the guy in shorts is back and he’s got a friend!

Tobias: Snowman time!

ManinShorts: I told you this show was good

ManinTowel: Amazing!

Don’t any of these sims know how to dress appropriately!

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That evening Jacklyn visits the town hall in an attempt to find some higher valued items to count towards her LTW.  This car should be good.

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Jacklyn: No one will miss this huge statue right?

I don’t know, it is rather big. How can you get that in your pockets??

Jacklyn: I’ll just take this ikkle light first.

Enough with the lights.  Anymore and your garden will start to look like Blackpool illuminations!!

Jacklyn: What’s Blackpool?

A town in Northern England.

Jacklyn: What’s England?

Anyhoo, the twins got Imaginary Friend dolls. Wait a moment while I contain my exitement. -.-

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I named Apollo’s doll Trucy.  It is named after this girl, Trucy Wright.  She is Apollo’s partner and Phoenix’s daughter in the Apollo Justice game.  She also appears in the new 3DS game ‘Dual Destinies’

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Zak’s doll is named Valant.  It is named after Zak’s partner Valant from the Troupe Granmere. He also appears in the Apollo Justice game.

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I shall leave you with Zak’s fail.  It is sad but unavoidable when you have three toddlers sharing one crib.  The sad life of being born this early in the legacy.  See you next time. I will try and get at least one more chapter out before christmas.  Bearing in mind I have just been made redundant and finish work the Friday before christmas it shouldn’t be too hard.

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Chapter 1.4 My Little Grape

Phew finally got round to doing a new chapter.  New kitten is quite the handful but managed to tear myself away long enough to get this done.

I want to start by saying that Tobias proved his worth by getting me a crib!! I guess he can stay.

Tobais: I knew you liked me really. ❤

I do find your childish ways cute.

Jacklyn: (I find them rather annoying)

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It did take several attempts and stealing nearly most of the contents of the room but Tobias FINALLY went for the crib *happy dance*.

Tobias: No babies here, they won’t miss this…..Yoink

I love the little yoink noise he does everytime he steals something.

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He then proved his worth even more by getting me a stove.

Tobias: I wonder if those hotdogs taste like golden jellyfish

My guess is no.

Jacklyn meanwhile was invited to a party at Lucien Hyde’s house.  When one of the guests started playing his guitar to entertain the other guests she used this as a helpful distraction to nab the easel on the balcony.  One of Jacklyn’s children may end up using this.

Jacklyn: Never mind the kids, I want to try it out. *rolls wish to learn painting skill*

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She also used her pregnancy to start a little garden now that I have enough funds to purchase a fence to go round it to keep those a damn zombies out.

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Jacklyn: Mighty empires must start somewhere, and they can’t march on thin air.

I think you have the wrong game dearie.

Jacklyn: Why do you keep calling me that?

I’m watching ‘Once Upon a Time’.  (Great show, check it out.)

Not much else of interest happened at this time so lets skip to the birth of baby no.1

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Jacklyn: Uh oh, I feel a disturbance in the force.

Nope your just in labour, you need to stop watching all those sci-fi films.

Jacklyn: Everyone needs a hobby

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Jacklyn: Ok breath, got to keep baby in till I reach hospital.

Good idea, I don’t think anyone wants to see you give birth in front of the grocery store.

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After a quick trip to the hospital little Miles was born.

Jacklyn: That’s how you are going to describe childbirth ‘a quick trip’!

Yup.

Tobias: HUNGRY!!!

*sends to park*

I should probably mention that the naming scheme for this generation is Phoenix Wright. A great series of games for the DS/3DS, check them out.

Little Miles is named after the lead prosecutor from the early games Miles Edgeworth. Possibly my favourite character from the games.

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Jacklyn thinks it’s a good idea to walk home in the rain with a newborn.  I laughed when I realized the hospital was just the other side of this iron fenced house.  Their property is the field you can just about see to the right of Jacklyn.  Convenient huh?

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Jacklyn: Nothing like a nice stroll right after giving birth.

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Tobias is a great father and often tends to Miles without my prompting.  I wish all my sims were like him.

Tobias: There you go little dude

Jacklyn: (OK he can stay) 

I think she’s warming to him.

After feeding time Jacklyn decided it was time to take her relationship with Tobias to the next level.

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Jacklyn: Marry me and be my partner in crime forever.

Well that’s original

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Tobias: *squeals* I got a shiny!!

Jacklyn: Don’t make me regret this

After that the cocoon got boring so I aged him up.

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Miles: Why eyes hurt?

That’s the obligatory birthday cross eyes

This is Miles before I made him over. He has his mothers eyes and his fathers hair.

Miles: I is cute ❤

Most simmy toddlers are, although I have seen a few exceptions.

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Miles was abandoned soon after so his parents could work on baby no 2.

Jacklyn: Is this my future now, a baby maker?

For the moment yes

*lullaby* 😀 😀

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Miles: mama? dada? *sniffles*

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Miles: WAAAAA!! I done stinky! 😥

Nice timing bud

Anyway makeover time!

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Much better.  His fav colour is purple he ended up looking little a grape or ribena berry hense why the chapter is titled ‘My little grape’!

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Miles: OMNOMNOMNOM

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Oh yes and he got a teddy bear that Jacklyn got from rummaging in garbage cans.  He is called Phoenix after this guy

phoenix wright

Phoenix Wright is the main character from the Phoenix Wright games.

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Jacklyn: You’re going to be a big brother sweetie.

Miles: OBJECTION!

He’s so cute ❤

That’s all for now.  Join us next time for another addition to the family and other stuff.  I leave you with this lovely shot I got of Tobias making a snow angel.

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Tobias: I’m a beautiful fairy.


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Chapter 1.3 When one thief just isn’t enough

Look isn’t this town pretty.

Jacklyn: Why are you showing a picture that hasn’t got me in it?

I am trying to show the beauty of Midnight Hollow. Stop spoiling the intro

Jacklyn: You only took that picture because of the rainbow.

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You sound a bit grouchy how about some breakfast?

Jacklyn: OK *rushes to consession stand*

Hold the phone who’s that sitting behind you?

Jacklyn: *is to distracted by food to notice* So many choices, what to have.

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Nothing much happened after that and I couldn’t find the guy.

Jacklyn: What guy?

Doesn’t matter just go steal something good.

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Jacklyn: How about this table, ooh and this TV!

Works for me.

I sent Jacklyn to the fire station to fulfill some of her needs when who should appear.

Jacklyn: Who, this guy?

Quit interupting.

Jacklyn: Maybe you should get to your point quicker.

Stop grumbling and go say hello

Jacklyn: You can’t tell me what to do!

Actually dearie I can!

Jacklyn: Details.

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So Jacklyn talks to the guy (His name is Tobias Marshall) and they end up playing tag.

Jacklyn: I win!!

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Tobias: I don’t mind loosing to someone as purty as you. *stares lovingly*

Jacklyn: (Well done you’ve found another freak!) Thanks

He is the best we’ve found so far, I’m sure you’ll grow to like him.

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Everywhere Jacklyn went after that this guy was sure to follow. He is beginning to feel a bit like a stalker.

Tobais: Just coincidence I assure you.

If you say so

Tobias: I do. 😀

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After spamming the romantic interactions they are finally in a relationship.

Jacklyn: (I still don’t think this is going to work out)

You don’t have a say in this.

Tobias: You taste good ❤

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Jacklyn:(I hate you)

No you don’t, now make me an heir.

*lullaby* 😀

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I moved Tobais in and was suprised to discover he has the klepto trait too.  Happy days.  This will be helpful when Jacklyn starts popping out sprogs.

Jacklyn: I’m not ruining this figure by getting pregnant.

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Too late dearie.

Jacklyn: Out the way! Gonna hurl!!

Tobais: What’s going on?

You’ll find out soon enough

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Hooray, baby time!

Jacklyn: Why me?

Because this is a legacy and an heir is needed.

Jacklyn: Can’t Tobias have the babies instead?

That would be impossible.

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Jacklyn: What about toilets, are they needed?

Yes, definately! Take it, take it, take it!!

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Meanwhile at home Tobias is keeping himself busy. XD


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Chapter 1.2 Meet & Greet

Hi thanks for coming back.  Hopefully a little more will happen this time.

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Jacklyn: So you look like your loaded, can you lend me some money?

Jacklyn had a wish to mooch a large amount. The heavily pregnant woman Jacklyn is mooching off is Jane Doe.

Jane: I can spare 10 simoleons, will that help you?

You got to love EA’s definition of a large amount to mooch.

Jacklyn: I don’t.  Look at her house, she must have more to spare than $10.

Yes but she also has 3 children with another on the way.

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Jacklyn became friends with Jane and she agreed to let Jacklyn stay the night.

Jacklyn: Better than sleeping in a field.

She got her revenge on the pitiful amount Jane gave her by fulfilling her wish to steal candy from a baby.

Jacklyn: This is too good for a kid this young.  I’ll just give it one of this rotten hot dogs instead. *chucks*

This is Jacklyn in one of her rare evil moments.

Jacklyn: What do you mean rare! I’m evil 24/7.

*cough* flower lover *cough*

Jacklyn: That’s a bad cough you have.

Yoink

Jacklyn loved the guest room so much she took the lamp and mirror.

Jacklyn: These will look nice in my bedroom, when I get one

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Tada! You don’t have a bedroom as such, but you do have a house of sorts.

Jacklyn: It’s about time! A bit small though.

Beggars can’t be choosers.

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Here’s what it looks like inside.  Everything except the windows, door and bed are stolen.  I don’t think you can steal beds which is why I got her one.

Jacklyn: It’s not much but at least I don’t have to sleep on that sofa in the middle of a field.

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To celebrate having a roof over her head Jacklyn heads over to the park to have a snowcone. (Which I never realised were free!)

Jacklyn: ARGH Brainfreeze!!

Well that serves you right for eating it so fast.

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She was then invited to participate in an eating challenge by this guy.

Jacklyn: I never turn down a challenge.

Especially when you’re hungry.

OMG I WON

Jacklyn: I WON! I WON!

BlueCapGuy: BLEUGH!!!

He ran off and was never seen again.  Seriously, he vanished from her friend list.

Jacklyn: Shame, he was cute.

Maybe try not scaring the next one off?

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Fausto: Well hello cutie. ❤

Jacklyn: Er, hi. (get me away from this creep)

Nope, you have to make friends with people, just suck it up and be nice.

Jacklyn: (I’m not sucking anything!)

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Jacklyn: I’m getting really tired, I should probably go home.

Fausto: Need someone to keep you warm. *eyebrow waggle*

Jacklyn: No thanks. *runs away at top speed*

Wow I didn’t know you could move so fast.

Jacklyn: I can when the need calls for it.

Marina

Jacklyn: Hi, I’m new in town. Nice place you have here.

Marina: It’s always nice to meet a new face.  I get so lonely, my husband works long hours.

Funny story this woman is Fausto’s wife!

Jacklyn: (that creep is married!)

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Still they have some nice stuff.

Jacklyn: You mean had! Ha, I’m so funny.

Just take the stuff and run.

Jacklyn: Yoink! 😀