Range Valley – Round 8 – Lee

Welcome back to Range Valley, population ???.

Why is that? Because I am an idiot. I recently made a file with all my sims listed, and guess what? I have more playable sims than I thought. I have 52.

So, we are actually at population 988.

Anyway.

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Amaya is accosted by May Bellamy, who regails her with the story of how she sent her husband packing.

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Which makes Amaya appreciate her loving marriage with Dean all the more. The couple retire, as they are nearing the end of their time, and plan to celebrate their love.

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And who better to invite to your anniversary party than your many, many children?

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Champagne flows, and the Lees have a roof-raiser of an anniversary party. It also counts as a family reunion, which is really cute!

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It’s also the remaining two quads’ birthdays. As a gift, Dean passes Kit Kitchens to Luca, as he is a fortune sim.

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Dean also takes Luca to his new business, and with a little hard work, Luca earns a gold sales badge.

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The quads then return for their birthday, and makeover. Lacey looks like Leila, but without the alien ears.

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And Luca doesn’t look very alien at all, other than his eyes and skin. He is Amaya all the way.

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Speaking of Amaya… I feel really bad for missing this one, to be honest.

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Amaya Lee (Zarubin) was a Family sim with the LTW to be Captain Hero. She leaves behind a husband, Dean, nine children and a step-son, Liora, Leon, Linnea, Leila, Laurel, Lilias, Lacey, Lachlan, Libby and Luca. She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Daisy, Ridley, Axel, Soren, Ruby, Levi, Amity, Katrien, Ben and Morgan.

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The next night, Dean also passes on.

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Poor Dean. He was a great founder, and I will miss him. At least I have a ton of children to remember him by.

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Poor Lacey took the deaths very hard.

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Before they died, the Lees had agreed that they wanted to donate money to improve the university. They donated $1,000,000, and RVU has used that funding to open the Lee Laboratories, and can now offer science degrees on their own campus, rather than as distance learning.

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This generous donation does mean that Luca and Lacey need to work on bringing funds in again. Luca finds a position in the entertainment career, and Lacey finds a job in athletics.

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However, Luca is feeling the pressure. He never dated as a teenager, and hasn’t met anybody as an adult. He calls up the local matchmaker, and hands over $5k, which is the bulk of what they have left.

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Apparently, Luca is just doomed, as the best the matchmaker can offer is this woman, who was so rude that I didn’t bother to write down her name. I think it was Kelly. Whatever. Kelly can shove it.

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Whereas Lacey calls up old flame, Samuel Parmeley. They flirted and fooled around a bit as teenagers, but Lacey could use the distraction now.

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Lacey and Sam make another notch on each other’s belts, and Sam leaves.

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We end the round with Luca climbing the ranks. He and Lacey have decided that he will stay at the house, and she will move out at a later date.

Households: 18
Playable Sims: 50
CAS-Sims Available: 25
Community Lots: 15
*Owned: 13
*NPC: 1
Total Lots: 33
Business Districts: 2
University: 2
Downtown: No
SM: 24
Population: 1,200
Fires: 4
Burglars: 0
Town Funds: $536,600
Uni Funds: $140,000

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