|Serdar Green 1950 - 2026|
So, yeah... that was the phone call.
*sigh* ... first obituary on my blog. I tried to write something, but couldn't make it sound right, so I decided instead to just go with pictures only. There's a mix of originals, recreated pictures (whether for other prequel stories, or just for this post), and memorable moments since I've been blogging this story. The oldest ones are poor quality (taken in the first months of my playing this game - he's been here almost from the beginning), but I just wanted to include the originals of things like his first ever picture in my hood, or the day he met April.
Serdar was the adopted youngest child of the five in my first play family, and his only surviving sibling is Ben Green. He had four children and 12 grandchildren, and also two more grandchildren and his first great-grandchild on the way. And in case you're wondering why I couldn't just let him stay a little longer, see the new babies... I have to explain how and why this is happening now.
I give my elder sims one sim-year for every day the game gives them over age 60, and I random-roll the month. Serdar was supposed to die in March 2025... but in March 2025, this was happening. I couldn't bring myself to let him die then, I couldn't do that to him or to Cory. So I gave him one more year. So now's not a great time for Cory either, but like in real life, I guess there never is a right time. I think it still worked out better for having given him that year - it meant he got to see Cory get his life back on track again, and he got to see Helen married, too.
I've been dreading this one, even so. I've read players say stuff like, they wish the elder life stage was shorter or whatever but me, I hate letting go of my elder sims.
RIP and thanks for four r/l years of memorable simming.