In Appaloosa the weather was ALWAYS sunny and warm. Temperate. Pleasant andpredictable. An unusual recent drought had been unexpected but short.Unfortunately for the Baileys what the extreme sun didn’t kill a fungal infection thatfollowed it finished off. Their garden, and livelihood, was dead.
Megan sprang into action. She sateveryone down and outlined herplan to get them back on trackfinancially. She spoke her piece, andwaited for the praise to begin.
Instead, Warren took her to one side. Hethanked her for trying to help, but sheshould leave this kind of thing to thegrown ups.Meanwhile, Teresa and James satdiscussed how long the last of their moneywould last.
But within weeks, all their money was gone. And with bills to pay fromWarren’s earlier reckless spending, Teresa was forced to start selling offfurniture. She tried to hide it form the kids by starting with herbasement bedroom, and all the equipment from their business.
But it wasn’t long before the rest of thehouse began to get stripped too. Jamesdidn’t mind too much, he wasn’t verymaterialistic. But it would take some gettingused to.
It was putting a strain on Teresa and Warrensmarriage too. Teresa couldn’t understand howWarren could be so upbeat despite everything thatwas going on.
The house was a big empty shell, all progress he had made since he moved in with hisdead wife Miranda cancelled out completely. He was supposed to be the older, moreexperienced sim in their relationship – but his recklessness had ruined their family.
Megan wasn’t impressed either.If her parents had taken heradvise weeks ago they mighthave avoided all this. Hernautical themed bedroom wasgone, an empty attic was all shehad left.Why was her mum stalling? Ifthey used James’ skills theycould make loads of moneyreally quickly. Why would noone listen to her?
Too angry to sleep, she had tried to gofor a walk. But she had barely left thehouse before being stopped by Trinity.Their next door neighbour had a go ather for being so stupid. Being out aftercurfew was criminal, and Meganshouldn’t become known to the police soearly in life.
Megan was suitably chastened atthe time. The next day though,having mulled it over she keptcoming back to the same question.What was Trinity doing out at 3amin suspicious black full lengthclothes?The curfew may not apply to adults,but it was still a bit weird.
Deasil StreetNo. 1 No. 3Trinity and Belladonna Darkstone The Williams FamilyNo. 2 Marley, Aimee and MalikaThe Bailey Family. No. 4Warren , Teresa , James and Megan Bernice Kasitova and Ambrose Merrihall No. 5 No. 6 Alfred Hennrick Jen Potter and Angus McKirrick No. 7 Ariette and Annette Vickers Next Love is in the air at number 4, how is Ambrose’s Time… first romance going? James learns a little more about the mysterious sim that’s been hanging around. Find out next time on Deasil Street!