Alvaro, pt4: Tatoos and Teenagers

I’m still trying to find a comfortable narration form for this. I am not entirely sure how.

It is a sunday in late summer, almost autumn now. Alvaro begins his weekend by getting breakfast in that… thing… I forgot it’s name.

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He has had the wish to get a new tatoo for a while now, it seems to be a good time. He heads to the tatoo shop. It takes me a while to find it – it is buried in the basement. Prior to that, Alvaro takes a look at the stylist shop and has some useful tips for his acquaintance Shamus.

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He really has to do something about his hair, don’t you think?

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Alvaro seems to be immune to pain, at least he watches the process with a very calm visage. I like the tatoo lady’s outfit.

It’s a small fire symbol, you will probably see it in future screenshots. Afterwards, Alvaro and the tatoo lady have a chat.

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I really like the way she looks but they don’t really hit it off, their traits seem to be pretty much incompatible. I still haven’t found a suitable lady for Alvaro. I imagined a good-looking, active, firefighter hero like Alvaro would be swimming in girls by now, but… no. Probably requires a little bit more effort on my side.

So he heads to the karaoke bar or what this thing is to look for the ladies. There is indeed a girl who starts talking to him. Alvaro checks her out and is not impressed.

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“Dear”, he says, “you’re still in school. Sorry. No deal.”

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How do you know? Did you see me on the school bus?”

Apparently, they like each other but she’s way too young. I picture Alvaro around 25, but she’s still in school, so she must be underage, and while I myself was hanging out with guys who were like 15 years older than me when I was her age, Alvaro is a responsible fellow and will look for a lady closer to his age.

Like Julianne Knack, for example. He meets her at the local park where he went to watch some protest.

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I have no idea what they are doing.

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This is a much more plausible and familiar scene. That’s Harwood Clay playing guitar. He’s usually doing weird things around the park. But I mentioned Julianne. It got dark by the time they ended up sitting on the bench…

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One comment on “Alvaro, pt4: Tatoos and Teenagers

  1. cathytea says:

    I really like your narrative style! It lets you gossip about the game and the TS3 Sims. (Did I mention that I’m a giant Harwood fan?)

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