I took her name from a line in Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, where the Bucks and Blades enter the little village and exhort the innocent country maidens to dally with them: "Come Amaryllis, come Chloe, come Phyllis..." She didn't look much like an Amaryllis or a Phyllis to me, but Chloe suited her fine.
Is Hideeni a dashing "buck" or a daring "blade"?
Can you see the family resemblance?
This worked pretty well, until the day the little one figured out that if he logged on to my account, he could buy things with my coins and send them through the mail to his character. He cleaned me out in about fifteen minutes, and I password protected my computer after that.
Because we were having so much fun (and to give Bocopai another revenue stream) my husband started his own character, Gustav, whom he claims is a Swedish Tiger
The Happy Couple
And so the three of us, Chloe, Bocopai and Gustav, played happily together with Scoop and Tizzy and our other friends. We enjoyed it so much, we even lured my mother in law into creating a character.
The gender-bending mad scientist Louis/Louise
In all, Pet Society has been a charming and low-stress way to play together as a family and make new friends who are always so happy to see us. If it goes away, our lives will be poorer for it.
Chloe could use a drink after hearing the bad news