This is a collection of posts originally found in "Happy Play" thread.
"For the lonely heart or the yearning family, a pet can bring immense joy and fulfillment, and vise versa. It is also one's first encounter sometimes with taking care of a life and, if I may be blunt, their first encounter with death."
"Some animals though, they don't get to feel the love or fulfill of an owner. That has been something I could never take sitting down."
"And what about those that no longer have owners? Ones that have either been abandoned or have even passed. Yes, they still need love and care too. So that's what I do..."
"For I know no other way to fulfill my immortal life. I am Alphonse, the Eternal Guardian for those animals that have no one else."
"Yes, if you cannot guess, I am a vampire, although depending on your perceptions, probably not a really good one. I still eat food, I still love the outdoors (even if the sun doesn't love me), and I have never bothered to become a master vampire. Why do so? To control others and strike fear in one's heart? I don't see the point. I never found much love for sims anyways. They can hide their emotions well and deceive, unlike a dog or even a cat. You can argue the latter, but I'd much prefer a furry feline over a sim any day."
"That isn't to say I work alone though. I still have my wife, Melody, even if she's looking a bit...transparent. She died years ago from inhaling too much laughing gas, poor thing. But as luck would have it and a plea with the Grim Reaper himself, he allowed her soul to come back to me. And with I having become a vampire in attempts to remain with her, we have been together for what seems like eons."
"Mmmph...I love you, my dear Alphonse."
"Aw...Melody, my sweet...You ready to go to the museum soon?"
"In a moment. Let me have my fun, first."
"Fun for a ghost, I guess, can include wanting to look like a duck."
"You would think by all the bowls and everything around the house that we have a multitude of animals in our family, but as I mentioned before, I am an Eternal Guardian. I do not have pets of my own, but rather I make sure those unwanted and lonely have a companion in me, which includes making sure they are fed."
"Alphonse, dear. Are you ready to go?"
"Very soon, love, yes."
"Don't forget the food bowls."
"I just collected them, woman. I'm not that foolish to forget them."
Next post, Alphonse and Melody go to Deadgrass Isle.