Posted Mon, Mar 03, 2008 by Shayalyn
In Jewett, Valerie was playing the part of the stay-at-home house wife, raising a child and taking care of her bed-ridden grandmother. Not surprisingly, she felt totally disconnected with the rest of the world. But when she finally got the internet in 1997, the world opened up before her. "One of my cousins in Houston was playing Ultima Online," Val continued. "It had just launched, and he went on and on about this game. He let me play on his account for a few weeks and told me that if I liked the game, he would buy it for me."