Asa, The Flirty Alien [Round 9, Chapter 90, Blank]

After an amazing morning and afternoon at the pool, Asa returned home. He wanted it to at least appear that he was returning home from school. It wasn't unusual for him to cut class, so Gem didn't think much of him being missing from the only class they shared in school. He headed to work … Continue reading Asa, The Flirty Alien [Round 9, Chapter 90, Blank]

Asa Gets Some Attention [Round 9, Chapter 89, Blank]

Asa: I can't believe I have to learn how to cook. I guess if I want something other than cereal for breakfast, lunch, and dinner... Ugh, this is my life now. Asa was deep in thought as he prepared fruit salad, one of the only things he could figure out how to make with so little … Continue reading Asa Gets Some Attention [Round 9, Chapter 89, Blank]

Now Sky Is Home [Round 9, Chapter 88, Blank]

The sunlight streaming through the window invaded Bo's sleep, but he didn't open his eyes. It had been days since Heaven left, but he still wasn't used to her side of the bed being empty. The previous day had been like a bad dream. For some silly reason, he thought there was a chance Sky's … Continue reading Now Sky Is Home [Round 9, Chapter 88, Blank]

Pen Pal Letter D6: Friends

Dear Sienna, I love how you phrased that: season of prosperity. It has a certain ring to it. You're right that my life has not been the most prosperous up to this point. But I honestly feel like I have just about everything I want. I feel like I was waiting forever (a word that … Continue reading Pen Pal Letter D6: Friends

Sky Is Not Home Yet [Round 9, Chapter 87, Blank]

"I know you haven't been here before," said Heaven to Bo," but the house is small, no need for a tour. Just follow me downstairs to where my room is." Bo followed slowly behind Heaven. He was nervous for Asa and Gem to see their baby sister Sky, and he wanted to make sure they … Continue reading Sky Is Not Home Yet [Round 9, Chapter 87, Blank]

The Birth Of A Sim [Round 9, Chapter 86, Blank]

Author's Note: Thanks to everyone for their patience while I took my break! We're picking right back up where we left off, continuing Round 8 with the Blanks.  Time snuck up on Heaven. She fully intended to speak to Bo about the pregnancy, and seek his input on how to handle it. But when she … Continue reading The Birth Of A Sim [Round 9, Chapter 86, Blank]

Author’s Note #12: And the Surrogate Is…

I decided not to make this an actual chapter, as we've seen soooo much of the Ralston-Kibo household already this round. All I really have left to say is who they picked! But before I tell you who was picked, let me tell you, it was so hard to decide! The first thing I did … Continue reading Author’s Note #12: And the Surrogate Is…

Iris’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 85, Ralston]

The last candidate Iris Dove walked in and sat down. "Thanks for being so patient Iris," began Gavin. "It's not a problem, someone had to go last, right?" "We'll just jump right in with the questions, okay? Tell us a little bit about yourself, whatever you'd like us to know about you." "I come from a … Continue reading Iris’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 85, Ralston]

Rory’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 84, Ralston]

"So Jessie is pretty great right? I really liked her," said Gavin. "Are you sure she's great? Or are you just enamored with her family connection to surrogacy?" "Um... both...? Besides, you loved her too." "I know, I did," said Akira, "but I'm trying to keep an open mind." "I'm keeping an open mind too. … Continue reading Rory’s Interview [Round 9, Chapter 84, Ralston]