The Reaper’s White Elephant (Part II)

Start from Part I The reception wasn't nearly as suffocating as the ceremony. Without a tense central narrative to unite the mourners in their discomfort, and without the noon sun baking them in their suits and full makeup, they could shake off some of the grief; shoulders relaxed, bowties were loosened from stuffy necks, backs … Continue reading The Reaper’s White Elephant (Part II)

The Reaper’s White Elephant (Part I)

Mike stood alone in front of a waterfall of marigolds. Early in the day, the sun cast a shadow over the mourners, but as the day went on, it would bring out the translucent stunning-orange brilliance of the floral display one petal at a time. In the late afternoon the effect would be blinding. Live … Continue reading The Reaper’s White Elephant (Part I)

Sunshine and Laughter (Part XI)

Start from Part I Today's lighthearted alternative is a project announcement. Before Catastrophe Theory even had a name, before the author had any intention of making her silly documentation public, there was a sim whose bizarre life choices blew the author's mind. A sim who took charge of his own life and outdid any planning … Continue reading Sunshine and Laughter (Part XI)

Sunshine and Laughter (Part X)

Start from Part I Today's non-supersad alternative is a redone summary of Book I. Now it's Kendra and Shu gossiping about the past twenty years while utterly failing to sit in chairs. And yes, it's a summary, but also a heaping amount of new content! (Fair warning: if you're early on this, I haven't quite … Continue reading Sunshine and Laughter (Part X)