He sat down and puzzled through the facts.
Was there something special about today?
Citron rushed inside, "It's Acai's graduation! That's it!"
I cringed, "Acai! Bitter! Up and at 'em! We've got to get ready! QUICK!"
Congratulations! Acai has graduated from Community School for the Gifted with Highest Honor! She has also been selected Valedictorian because of her outstanding school performance. Her classmates have voted her most popular. The future is bright! (My, what a change from her socially awkward Prom!)
Citron congratulated his sister and then headed back home to finish his school work.
Acai headed home, eager to make plans with Bryant.
Bored, and not ready to go home, Bitter Melon pulled out her homework and started working on
"Are you sure don't mind? I've been meaning to do a stake-out here."
"No, that's sure, babe. I'll find something to do while I wait," Carmen told me.
I sat down at the table. "What is it, dear?"
Acai took a deep breath. "Bryant asked me to move in with him."
Acai sighed with embarrassment, "Oh, Mom!"
"So? When are you going?" I asked.
Carmen tugged me closer. "I know," he commiserated. "Grown up and moved in with a boy." He turned to look at me, "What do we know about him anyway?"
I giggled at the look in Carmen's eyes. "I'm not going to do a stake-out in front of their house, if that's what you're asking!"
Carmen harrumphed. "Maybe you should!"
Torch Holders: +1 (1) = 1
Painting of Torch Holder: +5 (1) = 5
Sim Failing School: -5
Visit from Service Sim: -5
Passing Out: -5 (1) = -5
Self-Urination: -5 (1) = -5
Accidental Deaths: -10
Social Worker Visit: -15
Births: +5 (3) = 15
Twin Births: +10
Triplet Births: +15
Fulfilling LTW: +40
Achieving Honor Roll: +5 (1) = 5
Randomizing LTW choice and trait for a generation: +10
Not using spares Happiness points for a generation: +10
Every 100,000 dollars: +20
NPS Spouse reach the top of their career: +40
Cheat Penalty: -10 (2) = -20
Total = -4