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The Nanny Affair is one of many stories in the Choices: Stories You Play collection.

You were just hired as a live-in nanny, but you're growing dangerously close to your new boss. Can you handle the consequences of a forbidden romance?

  • Accidental Misnaming: Sofia seems completely unable to tell the twins apart, often calling Mickey "Mason" and vice versa.
  • Always Second Best: Robin is implied to feel this way towards Sam.
    Robin: Sam always had everything handed to him/her growing up, no questions asked. The important job, the cute kids, the fancy fiancee... But me? I’ve had to work for everything and it’s still not enough.
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  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Sam sees Robin as this due to their womanizing habits.
  • Badly Battered Babysitter: This is implied to be the case with Sam’s past nannies who have had trouble handling the rambunctious Mickey and Mason.
  • Betty and Veronica: The dependable Anna as Betty and aloof Sofia as Veronica to Sam’s Archie.
  • Birthday Episode: Chapter 3 is one for Sam.
  • Cast Full of Gay: Anna is Always Female, Sam is gender-customizable, and Sam's sibling Robin is the same gender as Sam. As such, if Sam is female, then Anna, Robin, Sam's fiancee Sofia, and Sam herself (as well as Sam's ex-wife) are all WLWnote .
  • Constantly Curious: Mickey and Mason who love running (often disastrous) experiments.
  • Content Warnings: Right from the start, the story says the book contains some mature sexual content compared to usual Choices books.
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  • Definite Article Title: All chapter titles start with "The".
  • Erotic Dream: The story starts with Anna having sex with Sam Dalton like it's part of the interview...and then the alarm clock wakes up, knocking her out of the fantasy.
  • Friend to All Children: Anna appears to be this, getting along with Mickey and Mason while past nannies have failed.
  • Hello, [Insert Name Here]: As with every Choices book, you can name your character, the default name being Anna Schuyler.
  • Hypocrite: Sofia gets really mad about Anna and Sam's affair, yet she ends up having her own relationship with Robin.
  • Marriage of Convenience: Sam and Sofia agreed to marry not for love, but so they can merge their companies.
  • Mama Bear/Papa Wolf: Sam is incredibly protective Mickey and Mason, and even gets angry with Anna when they finds she took them on the subway.
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  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Sam's sons, Mason and Mickey are introduced as such with Mason in red and Mickey in blue, though the personalities are inverted.
  • Rich Bitch: Sofia, who is condescending and out-of-touch. Upon first meeting Anna, she refers to her as the help and expects her to help with the engagement party—despite it not being part of her job obligation. Depending on Anna's race, it can also come off as racist sometimes.
  • Shipper on Deck: Anna’s best friend Jenny appears to be this through her encouragement of Anna to get with Sam.
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