Interlude: Devastating Written by CitizenErased14 Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related 120 thoughts on “Interlude: Devastating” Oh my. 😦 Seriously, that’s all I can say… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I cried. 😦 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply I KNEW IT!!!!!!!!! HAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So who’s going to take in their kid? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply My guess is Mark tbh. Maybe he and Joce do get together again, but she had to see Luc’s face in her new adopted kid every day. That doesn’t help. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That would be so rough! 😦 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Or on a lighter note, Tobi and Colette felt empty nest syndrome with Gus grown up anyways, and with so many holes in their hearts, find new joy with raising their cute little grandson. He plays piano with great-grandma Mari and everything. …it can happen, right? 😦 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It totally could! Anything can at this point haha LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Poor Joce. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lol not sure if it’s exactly humorous. This made me cry harder than anything I’ve done in the story yet! We’ll see what happens with their son. There is definitely no shortage of family willing to take him in, so I’m sure he’ll be fine 🙂 LikeLike Reply :””( and she didn’t even get to say goodbye or make up with her brother. How sad :”””( LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I suspect this might be a wake up call to joce and mark – life is too short… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Very insightful! LikeLike Reply Yeah, it’s awful 😦 LikeLike Reply No 😭 I can’t say Luc and Hazel were ever my favorite couple, but even my least favorite characters are still loved by me. I bet Joce is kind of wishing she didn’t hang up on Luc… At least they got to talk one last time. Are Luc and Hazel alive in game, or did you have to kill them? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know, this is very upsetting (or should be haha) even if you didn’t like them. Way too young 😦 And yes, they are dead in game. I cried while doing it 😦 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I feel better that I am not the only one that cries when I have to kill off a sim that I really have grown attached to. *hugs* LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yeah, this was really really hard for me. From the time he was a child back in Gen 3, every single time I screenshotted him or wrote about him, I just kept thinking “omg I’m gonna have to kill him” 😦 And that’s part of why I got so defensive of Luc and Hazel haha it was like people were speaking ill of the dead haha LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Yeah I vividly remember the very first screenshot I took of child-Luc back in Gen 3 (in the chapter where they find the baseball card) and he was so cute and little and I felt so upset knowing his fate hahaha LikeLike Reply I did not want my guess of Mark’s death to come true (even if the “Joce and Luc reconcile at his funeral” resolution was sounding so satisfying!), but not like this. Soooooooo not like this. 😥 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know 😦 This is awful. I seriously don’t know how you do it haha LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Tragic. Poor Rosebrooks! And Mark. I can’t imagine. Jocelyne… Death doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints. It takes and it takes and it takes, but we keep living anyway. We rise and we fall, and we break and make our mistakes. And if there’s a reason you’re still alive when your twin brother who loved you has died, STOP WAITING FOR IT!!! YOU are the one thing in life you can control, and your pride has robbed you of many opportunities to get it right and now it is too late! My condolences to you. I’m sure you’re awake now. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply The Hamilton reference was brilliant and made me smile 🙂 And it’s good advice for our girl too. This is going to be the darkest time the Rosebrooks have ever faced 😦 It’s so sad. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Ever?? Oh man, I’m going to be reading the next 20 posts peeking through my hands like I’m waiting for the scary part of a horror movie. LikeLike Reply Lol nah LikeLike Reply Ok, Jes2Geek wants to reply too LOL. As someone who studied journalism, this article was pretty good! I’d say it’s 90% “legit.” 😛 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Yay! Haha I worked really hard on making it sound as legit as I could, based on my limited knowledge of how these things are usually written. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You did well! A- 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lmao I’ll take it LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Is this going to get even more drama on it? Like tan taaaan the boi killed they! Or more, dunno…And only becoming some taro readers now to talk to Luc, Joce…oh, the regrets, I might make her even bitter… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Don’t worry haha Zayne did not kill his parents. Omg could you imagine?!?! LikeLike Reply You were evil enought to make then die, I don’t doubt even Clara killing then.. XD LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lmao! LikeLike Reply Joce and Mark can grieve together now. My condolences, Citizen. No one knows it better than me how hard it is to let your character die. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yeah, it was extremely upsetting and I’d known since he was born that he was going to die. 😦 That knowledge did not make it any easier *sigh* LikeLike Reply This is what happens to side characters our beloved are can’t come up with a rule for in future generations. They either disappear without a trace, move away, or get axed! A note to future generations stay in your authors good graces or this could be you. On a other note who gets Zayne? I’m suspecting Mark since he’s the only family he has left. And all you Marklyne fans might get your happy ending. Nothing brings people closer than death. Ask Romeo and Juliet well you can’t but you get what I’m say! LikeLiked by 4 people Reply Hahahaha I’m not sure if Romeo and Juliet were the best example… haha And the reasons you listed are not why Luc and Hazel died haha. And as for who gets Zayne, we will see eventually. Like I said, no shortage of family willing to take him in! Haha LikeLike Reply I know I’m just trying to hide my sorrow with comedy. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh god no 😭 I came so close to crying. Oh dear and they never really made up. I hope Joce can somehow make her peace with this at some point (certainly not any time soon) I would hate to see it haunt her for the Rest of her life. But it might be a wake up call for her too. You never know how much time you have left so Holding grudges is the last thing you should do! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Exactly, Joce is learning an awful lesson here 😦 I think it’s gonna be a while before she can make peace with this LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That macaroni and cheese is the leading cause of death.. I knew one of these bad cooks would perish someday. Joking aside, I’m really sad. 😦 LikeLike Reply Hahahaha I appreciate trying to add some levity here. But it’s so dang sad 😦 LikeLike Reply I know 😦 LikeLike Reply Yeah this is the most upsetting thing I think I’ve ever done in any story. It made me so sad! LikeLike Reply 😥. I hate this but is it terrible that I am happy it wasn’t Mark? 😳 I really didn’t want anyone to die in an attempt to raise the Markyln from the depths of the ocean of tears. 😞 I wonder who will take Zayne? Maybe this is where we find out what Luc wanted to tell her… Since they now had a child, he and Hazel had a will drawn up and assigned guardianship of their chikd (children) to her in the event something should happen to them. The ultimate show of love and respect. Even if she wasn’t awarded guardianship or if a battle ensues over who should raise Zayne I think she will want very badly to be involved in his upbringing to be closer to her brother. If not, this Is most definitely a wake up call that life is short. Don’t spend it being angry and apart from those you love. Tomorrow is not guaranteed to anyone. I can definitely see this bringing her and Mark together. He will be the one that will be able to comfort her and let her know that Luc and Hazel regret everything they put her through and even understand why she went berserk at their wedding. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lmao well I’m glad you’re happy it wasn’t mark… though at least he got to live past his 30s haha So if you take Marklyne out of the equation, I find Luc and Hazel’s deaths way worse. But that’s just me! We will see if we ever know what Luc was going to tell Joce, as well as what will happen to Zayne and how this loss affects poor Joce in the long run 😦 This is gonna be hard. LikeLike Reply I’m also glad it wasn’t Mark. I bet Mark feels differently though. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Yes, Mark would die in a second if it means bringing his daughter back 😦 LikeLike Reply Ugh. please don’t remind me of all thing self-damaging things Mark would do…. perhaps my instinctual thoughts on this means I shouldn’t be a parent. LikeLike Reply I think any parent would gladly give their life to protect their child. Heck, I am not as parent but there are people in my life I would die for. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I don’t know about that. There are a lot of crappy parents in the world. Let’s just be glad that Mark was so devoted to Hazel. It’s why she grew up with a pretty good perception of what love is. I’m just gonna focus on how much love she was able to give to Luc and add to his life, rather than think about what she thought love was supposed to make other people do or not do. She and Luc really loved each other. And really grew together as a couple, and as time went by, they helped each other grow as people. Some Sims (and people) would be lucky to find a love that true. LikeLike Reply I hate you rn. Lol LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I know 😦 haha LikeLiked by 1 person Reply This will be so hard on Joce losing her brother is hard enough on it’ s own but while still holding on to the anger and hurt feelings of being wronged by him. Her twin who she must feel he should have considered her feelings as well as his own in that difficult situation. Now knowing she’ll never get the chance to apologise for the hurt she caused him to make herself feel better/cutting herself off to punish him for his part in her heartbreak. Hope she can get past it and just be there for little Zayne who will need to be engulfed in love. My heart breaks for the little fella. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yeah, this is gonna hurt Joce so deeply. Lots of regret and guilt on her end 😦 And yes, poor Zayne! 😦 He’s gonna have a rough road ahead, I think. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply NOOOOOOOOOO! I’m reading this during math class right now and I was about to stand up and scream. 😭 By the way, I’ve been reading this legacy since the beginning and I felt that it was time for me to begin commenting. 😀 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hi! First off, thank you SO much for reading my story and following it for so long. I truly appreciate it! ^_^ And secondly, I am sorry for the sadness and making you almost make a scene in class hahaha Thank you again 🙂 ❤ LikeLike Reply OMG! Nooooo! I think that the baby will stay with the Rosebrrok family though, they are a big family, and I think it would be quite lonely to just be Mark, on hiw own..wil there be a timeskip? Or we will see all the pain? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply We will see the pain 😦 The next chapter actually comes with a bit of a warning that there are some heavy things coming. LikeLike Reply Like drepession, lack of energy, suicidal toughts, family broking into peaces, someone regreting their life, childrem seeing parents cry, driking problems(…) ? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Some of those things, but not all. LikeLike Reply Called it. From a literary perspective, this is how it *had* to go (though not necessarily by fire). It takes a really strong writer to be able to kill off her characters, and it’s nice(?) that we got a premature death. Really shows how life doesn’t always have a happily ever after. I’m even happy that Joce didn’t get a chance to fully apologize. Leaves her much more room for character growth. Eh, it’s probably the Literature teacher in me talking, but there’s so much more scope for imagination in tragedy over comedy. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m glad this turn of events made sense to you! And I understand what you’re saying about how it’s “good” from a literary perspective to have a premature death like this 🙂 but boy did it hurt 😦 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply As I’m enjoying my delicious Philly Cheesesteak sandwich and fries, I’m unbelievably shocked and surprised at THIS! THIS! Luc and wifey died! Maybe Luc and Hazel were cursed. *MUHAHAHAHA* I bet Joce muttered in her sleep: “Lucas must DIE! HE MUST DIE!” Of course, I know Joce wouldn’t do such a thing. Marklyne can go back together at least? I’m so sorry, Citizen. I know this was hard for you to show the tragic death of one of your beloved characters. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hahaha yeah, I’m not sure if Joce would have wished this on her brother, even when she was at her angriest! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m probably a bad person, but I’m glad it wasn’t Mark. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Haha you aren’t the only one to express that 🙂 LikeLike Reply I just meant that to say that you’re not alone haha LikeLike Reply I’m sorry for your loss Rosebrook family!! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hmf. Forgiveness. It could have saved Joce. But it didn’t, because Joce wouldn’t let it. Sigh. Now, lifelong regret. Sigh. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply She’s learned a terrible lesson 😦 LikeLike Reply It’s awful, I agree. LikeLike Reply Great job on the look of the newspaper article. I love that print hasn’t gone away in the Sim’s world. Since Joce holds on to things forever, I suppose she’ll be stuck on this for quite a while. I wish she could look at things differently. Before she got that call, she seemed intent on never repairing her relationship with her twin. So…. you know…. eh, never mind. Looking forward to seeing how this affects Joce’s location. Will she go back home? What of the triplets? What will their father say? LikeLike Reply Hahahaha wow, i am imagining how you were going to finish that sentence, and am about 100% sure I wouldn’t have liked it 😂 And yes, the Windenburg times is still going strong 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know, I know, no one would. So I left it alone. I’m all by myself, still hating Luc and Hazel, even after death. I know Joce loved Luc though, and she was just holding onto a grudge even though it was hurting her more and more. So I’m letting it go… about as much as I let it go that I’m still dying to hear Mari’s perspective in her journal here and there… LikeLike Reply I guess it just seems pretty dang cold and heartless to me hahaha but you get credit for sticking to your opinion 🙂 LikeLike Reply I just think there would be far fewer grudges in the world if people actually considered what they’d feel like if the person they’re grudging against died. Joce knew how to love like there was no tomorrow, and she learned in the hardest way possible that you should also grudge like there’s no tomorrow. Perhaps if she’d considered it, she would’ve made up with Luc when she still had time. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Not totally alone. While I think ‘hate’ is a strong word to describe my feelings for them, they definitely slipped down the relationship tree to “I won’t haul off and punch them over the Christmas goose”. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I think the thing with Luc and Hazel is that they showed a lot of growth and maturity over the years (unlike Joce). I feel like continuing t hate them for their past mistakes is simply not fair. They tried so hard to make amends. And I don’t care how terrible they were, who deserves to die at 30?! Haha (not saying you necessarily feel this way, but it’s seeming like there are a few people who don’t seem particularly sad that they died haha). LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Aghhhhhhh!!!!!! Omg I can’t even imagine what Joce is feeling right now….I don’t know but hope she can come back from this….so very sad. I’m feeling all the feels right now. 😥 RIP Luzel 😭 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yeah this will not be easy for Joce to get through 😦 the whole thing is just heaetbreaking! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know many people are okay with Lucas and Hazel dying, but man. My heart fell when I read the first sentence. Yeah, Luc was a jerk… eight years ago. He definitely didn’t deserve to die. Oh no, I keep thinking back to Lucas moments- when he, Joce, and Clara were kids, when he started his band, when he met Hazel. You know, before things got so bad. He was thirty years old and Hazel was 28. That’s just so, so young. I was really hoping it had been someone in generation 3 or above (not including Clara but I still consider her to be part of gen 4) because their stories feel almost over. But Lucas had so much ahead of him. And I do believe Jocelyne would have forgiven him, even if it took years and even if things were never the same again, because he was her twin brother. I can’t stop thinking about what it would be like for me if my sister died, and it’s even worse for Mark, I bet- Hazel was everything to him and no parent should outlive their child. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m very glad that you aren’t okay with it! I know some people weren’t all that upset, or said they were glad it was Luc and Hazel instead of Mark… But at least he’s gotten to live most of his life (he’s past 50 now). They had so much ahead of them. 😦 It’s just so heartbreaking to me. They died SO young (and they left behind that little boy 😥 ). And you’re right, they were jerks 7-8 years ago, they definitely did not deserve to die. Even if they were jerks NOW, they wouldn’t deserve this 😦 But I’m evil and did it anyway *sigh*. This is going to be beyond devastating for my poor characters. 😦 It’s so tragic. Thank you for reading ❤ LikeLike Reply Dang… I was pretty convinced it was gonna be one of the Grandparents (surely their time can’t be far off?) I’m really impressed at how you managed to write Luc and Hazel knowing this was going to happen. When I know a character is going to die I generally mentally distance myself from them and its obvious that something’s gonna happen to them. How was that scene where the two of them met to write, knowing what was to come? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hahahaha thanks. Yeah, this has been tough for me, knowing for so long that this was coming 😦 And you’re also right that I didn’t distance myself from them. But I kinda wanted to haha. Even when they were both jerks, I felt so much love for them (Luc more than Hazel, of course) and I cried like a baby both while writing and while killing them in-game (yes, they are dead in-game!) That chapter where they met was very bittersweet for me. I tried to really give them a fairytale romance, because I knew from the get-go that they’d have about 8 years together before they both died. So I figured I may as well give them a real and true love. But man. Every single Luc scene/chapter was painful for me, even back when he was just a kid in gen 3. His days were always numbered 😦 LikeLike Reply Geez, you knew when he was still a kid? How far ahead do you have written? LikeLike Reply Actually written? Only like 8 chapters ahead right now (the most has been 15). But I normally plan my plotlines like a generation ahead haha 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply So SAD!!! 😥 ::sings ‘gone too soon’:: LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know 😦 LikeLike Reply The answer is “heartbroken” haha LikeLike Reply 😥 I’m heartbroken right now. Even if I didn’t like them for a lot of this generation, they definitely had so much more to live for. And their son… 😦 I hope Joce sees the lesson here. She had years to reconcile with them, but now it’s too late. She can’t go back and change anything. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The way you did this chapter was fantastic…. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank you so much 🙂 And yeah, this is really sad 😦 They were so young! And Jocelyne has definitely learned a very terrible lesson. 😦 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply … LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know 😦 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh no, why are you doing this to us 😦 you are getting more cruel each generation (we love you for it, though) I sense a lifetine of guilt coming for my girl. If only she’d told him she loved him too during that last phone call… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know, it’s awful 😦 Haha if it helps, I hurt myself when I do this too 😥 So sad! And yes, that last phone call killed me. I cried when I wrote it, because I knew it was the last time she’d ever speak to him. </3 LikeLike Reply Oh my gosh … no words … none LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yeah 😦 It’s awful, isn’t it? 😭 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I hit like but I didn’t like it LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Wow. Just wow. Well done. Especially to reveal through a newspaper article. Gives us all time to breath a little and sit with this news. Deep breaths. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I have serious chills. I can’t even laugh and call you Satan because this is just too horrible 😦 She’s going to live with that guilt forever. They never got closure. THIS IS AWFUL LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m sorry 😦 This was the most upsetting thing I have ever written about. If it helps, I broke my own heart with this one. Ugh 😦 LikeLike Reply Aww man 😦 This is going to hit Joce so hard. The guilt is not going to be good for her at all. That was definitely not who I expected, either 😦 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes this is gonna be so rough 😦 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes it is 😦 LikeLike Reply I can’t believe I actually saw this coming. Another thing I can’t believe is the fact that you really did this. So sad! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know, this crushed my soul! I hope this makes it more understandable why I was defensive of Luc. He made so many mistakes, but it’s hard for me to be mad at him when he met such a horrific fate. He definitely has suffered way more than enough for his mistakes 😦 RIP Luc and Hazel! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply This Hurt reading the second time as much as the first 😥 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply 😦 </3 LikeLike Reply I am not certain that I like you at this moment. 😦 LikeLike Reply NOOOO I AM READING THIS WHILE WATCHING LORD OF THE RINGS AND SAD THINGS ARE HAPPENING EVERYWHERE WHYYYYYY (GRAMMAR FLIES OUT THE WINDOW WHEN I’M DEPRESSED) LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Sorry about all the sadness 😭 LikeLike Reply CHARACTERS ARE DYING EVERYWHERE WHYYYY LikeLiked by 1 person Reply If it wasn’t the fire, it would’ve probably been Luc’s cooking. Okay, that was in poor form. RIP to the both of them. 😦 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply 😢…..but they never truly made up. Oh my! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I know 😭😩 This is probably the most evil thing I’ve ever done… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Honestly I don’t put this in the evil category….it’s more in the tragic category. This happens to so many families. People argue and have falling outs and they never truly make amends before something tragically happens. It’s sad. That’s why my husband and I never go to bed mad because you never know. 😕 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Exactly. It can be so easy to hold a grudge. But if something horrible like this happens, I think it’s even worse to live with the guilt of never making amends 😦 LikeLike Reply Oooh, so this is how Zayne ends up being the heir! But Jesus, this is the first non-elder death in the legacy 😭 And she never got to resolve things with her twin 😭 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes 😦 This was so sad to to 😭 LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. 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