Chapter 1: These first few desperate hours

 

Our illustrious founder, Mildred Hubble.

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Hopefully she won’t be emulating her namesake too much. She is a Brooding, Childish, Clumsy Bookworm who Loves the Outdoors and wants to become an Alchemy Artisan. I plopped Mildred down at 45 Lupin Lane, which is the 64×64 lot in Aurora Skies that is right in the middle of town. For some reason the big lots in Aurora Skies are really cheap, so I cheated her funds down to §1800 for appropriate legacy-founding poverty.

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First order of business was to go and meet the neighbours, specifically the inhabitants of the Hostility-Free Hostel who are pure and unadulterated legacy bait.

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Mildred quickly fixed her eye on one lovely lady in particular, named Angelica Diamond, and decided to utilise the tried and true Childish sim seduction tactic of childrens’ games.

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Or maybe just an opportunity for Angelica to admire her, uh, witchitude.

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The seeds of a beautiful romance sown, it was off to the library for some skill book cramming (namely gardening, charisma and alchemy).

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Then a trip across the road to City Hall to join the Alchemist career, and over to the fire station where apparently it’s okay to steal all the food you want, use the firefighters’ showers, and sleep in their beds.

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Dream about proper food all you want, hobo.

The next morning it was back to her enormous empty lot to plant the various free seeds that materialise in a sim’s inventory when they learn gardening and alchemy, and to get wifed up.

The magic of tag meant that Mildred and Angelica had become besties overnight, so she came over right away… and made a beeline for the sprinkler. Mildred apprehended her just inside the garden fence and spammed romantic socials at her.

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Don’t look too pleased with yourself. Things kept glitching so no matter how many compliments and amorous hugs Mildred gave her, the conversation tone never progressed beyond ‘x thinks y is being flirty’, meaning no chance of wooing her into marrying a woman she just met yesterday without cheating. In the end I used a heat of the moment kiss to at least make them romantic interests…

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…and then had Angelica move in via friendly socials (which were working just fine). She brought around §5k to the meagre household funds, allowing them to build this stunning founders’ palace.

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You know it’s classy when the outside walls aren’t even painted.

Join us next time for slightly less poverty, spending too much time at the elixir shop, and the arrival of generation two!

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