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Here's To The Movies! - Chapter 1.2

OH HAI! Yep, I'm back. Once again with a legacy chapter coming out much later than I meant for it to. And without a cover. Hey, you know, it would take me even longer if I tried to make a cover, so :P.

Anyway, without any further ado, the story.
When last we were here, Guido had just grown into a full-fledged adult. We pick up right after that.
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"Principessa, are you sure you can still love me even though I'm now....older? I'm going to be an old man eventually, and I just..."
"Of course, dear. That's a silly thing to worry about. I will always love you, and really, at this point, I couldn't cheat on you even if I wanted to. I mean, look at me. I'm not exactly what most people would consider a cougar. At least not a good looking one."
"I think you're lovely, amore mio. But still..."
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"Really, Guido. You don't need to worry. You can trust me. We still have our kids. I know you wanted five, but it's a little, uh, late for that."
"Well if you're sure then..."
"YES. Now please, stop worrying."
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But even though Guido was still not entirely convinced, he put on a happy face when he was around his family, especially his kids. He didn't want any of them worrying about him. So instead of dwell on the fact that he was getting older and was not likely to have any more kids to take care of, he poured all his time into providing for his family in any way he could.
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His hard work payed off. He soon rose high enough in the ranks of a police officer to bring a squad car home with him; but with this came the responsibility of being on call at all hours of the day. But he decided with this latest promotion to change his life.
"Hello? Adoption Agency? Yes, I recently rose up a level in my job and, I mean, I AM a police officer so I was wondering if I could adopt....Really?.....I see......Fantstico! I can't wait!".

(Thank you to whoever it was that suggested this, by the way. I didn't even think about it. XD)
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And with that, Erin and Guido became adoptive parents to a young girl, who they renamed Merrill. And who actually looks vaguely like her namesake.
Merrill is the business-minded woman who has been separated from her mother, Vera, for....20? years before the start of the movie, and who meets up with her before all the craziness starts. And the entire time I was playing her, I always mixed her and her mother up, to the point that I gave her a trait that would be for her mother. XD Oops. But it doesn't matter too much, since she's not eligible for heirship anyway.
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"Hey, boys. I'm your new sister."
"Holy cow, Mom gave birth to a full grown kid!?"
"No, you idiot. Mom obviously had a conversation with the stork and worked out a deal. I wish the deals I had with the table in the living room had results like that."
"Enrico....seriously? Mine makes more sense. You do know the table can't talk, don't you?"
"Pfft, it's like the sleigh bell in Polar Express. It only works if you believe."
"Whatever."
"Uh....okay, I'm gonna go watch TV now. Bye guys. Have fun with your homework."
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Guido was busier than ever, trying to advance even further in his career, which often forced him to go door-to-door and collect information to compile into a report for his boss. But he was happy to do it.
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And as always happens in legacy households, it was soon time for Enrico to grow into a teenager. And have a party with a ton of people no one in the family actually knows. I just love this game sometimes. -_- Anyway. Enrico grows up into a decent looking teen, taking more after his father than his mother (no, that's not a blow against Erin. But it is true).
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The only one of the guests Enrico actually knew was this girl, whose name COMPLETELY escapes me. >.< Gr. But they were friends from the time they were in elementary school, and they have grown up almost side by side. Suddenly, Enrico began to see her in a different light, and found himself developing his first crush.
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Now that one of his children was almost ready to not be a child any longer, Guido once again called up the adoption agency, and adopted another young girl he named Tracy (who, coincidentally, also looks similar to her namesake).
Tracy was not even involved with the whole race until Nick needed a flight and no one else could leave the airport thru....various mishaps which are much funnier to watch than read about. ;P She and Nick actually semi-kind-of-not-really-resolvedly get together at the end of the movie *SPOILER!!!* (not that important, but whatever), so that's....awkward.
Is it bad that the first thing I think is now "Ew, that's disgusting." but "At least they aren't blood relatives." 0_o Welcome to the West Virginia mindset! XD But seriously.
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Because space was getting too tight for the now family of 6, Guido and Erin sat down and decided that it was time to move once again, and try to find somewhere a little bigger.
(Bad picture, I know. Prepare for more. :P)
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"Hello?....Yes, I want to buy a house.......This is only for commercial property? Ah, mi scusi,I didn't mean to waste your time. Si, I know now. Thanks."
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And they decided on this barely bigger (if at all) house, simply because it was the only one that had two bedrooms that they could afford. But sadly, there was still not enough space for all the kids to fit into one room, and Merrill lost out, having to sleep in the hallway.
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But life went on. Enrico was finally able to obtain a kiss with the girl he had been chasing for some time, and soon after they became nearly inseparable, going out on the town more days than not. They were extremely happy; it was almost a mirror of his parents' romance. He felt extremely lucky to have found a girl this early in his life.
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Life for the rest of the family, however, was not always as smoothly oiled as Enrico's love life. Mornings were hectic, and only having one bathroom was taking a bit of a toll on everyone. 
"Guido! Did you really just pee on the floor?"
"Oh, yeah, it's me only that stinks! Well how about cleaning up the dirty dishes?"
"I don't want to step in your mess!"
"Hey! Mom! Dad! I need food!"
Yes, things were not going very smoothly in the new house, not at all.
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But even with all the bickering, fighting, and incontinence life goes on. Both Merrill and Nick have reached their teen years, and both in very character-esque (yep, totally made that up, but you know what I mean...I think) clothes.
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Feeling confident in his abilities, and that he finally was going to be able to fulfill his lifetime wish, Guido once again called the adoption agency, and later that day they dropped off Owen, who sadly looks almost nothing like his namesake. Oh well, two outta three ain't bad.
Owen made a horrible call at a football game and caused many people to be cheated out of their money. Throughout the race people accuse him of things, and he eventually gets dropped off in the middle of the desert by a taxi driver he inadvertently wronged by calling the coin toss wrong. I think it's fair to say he had one of the worst times in the race.
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"So do you think it's fair? To cheat the system this way? I mean, you didn't have the last three kids, and....."
"Of course it is. And if it isn't, it is now. And it's not like you're going to say that any of them are eligible for heirship, right? So what's wrong with that?"
"Not cheating the legacy, amore mio, cheating my wish."
"No, they're still your kids, aren't they?"
"Well, si...."
"Then it's not cheating."
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Soon, even Tracy was ready to become a teenager. To become a teenager who looks absolutely NOTHING like the character she is supposed to be.
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But that was soon remedied. Not being close in age to anyone, Tracy spent a lot of time alone in the backyard, hanging out on the jungle gym or running through the sprinkler. She liked being outdoors, and it never seemed like anyone else did. One thing she did do with others, though, was exercise. Both Enrico and Tracy took to working out in front of the television; neither Nick nor Merrill ever seemed interested in joining the pair of them. 
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Eventually it was time for the Legasi family to celebrate one last birthday for this generation. Owen had the honor of aging up in front of the whole family. Except Nick, who apparently has better things to do, but at least is in the same room. With his proud parents looking on, he twirled around, ready to end this part of his life....
















....what? You think I'm actually going to show you? I have to give you some reason to come back to read more, don't I? ;) So. We can finally have an heir poll. Vote here or on boolprop.com, or both, I suppose. Whatever you want/can do.
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Enrico Legasi
Traits: Loner, Absent-Minded, Insane, Heavy Sleeper
Favorite Music: Kids
Favorite Food: Grilled Salmon
Favorite Color: Violet
Lifetime Wish: Become a Master Thief
Pros: Already has a spouse picked out, decent mix of his parents, seems more interesting to play
Cons: His spouse doesn't mix up the gene pool as much as I'd like
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Nick Legasi
Traits: Good, Friendly, Coward, No Sense of Humor
Favorite Music: Pop
Favorite Food: Key Lime Pie
Favorite Color: Spiceberry
Lifetime Wish: Not Chosen Yet
Pros: Better mix of his parents genes, no spouse picked out so potential for variety
Cons: Seems kinda boring

Happy voting! ^_^