Gen 1: Zoe
wanted to be a mixologist, so she moved to Bridgeport knowing it was the right
place to pursuit it, her charisma helped to get her first job in a bar. Slowly she
become known on the night scene, being invited to parties and gatherings. In
one of them she met Devin Ashton and both fell in love with each other,
although at the moment their relationship was purely platonic.
At the same
time Devin was starting his acting career, being hired for a new movie to be
filmed in China. This kept the two from seeing each other for long periods of
time, but on one of the breaks in filming, Devin returned to Bridgeport to
spend time with Zoe. They spent a night together where their relationship
ceased to be platonic. The next day Devin had to go back to China.
A few days
later, Zoe found out that she was pregnant. Throughout her pregnancy, Zoe
hesitated several times whether or not to tell Devin that she was expecting a
child. His career was rapidly ascending and she felt that if it wasn't
right to stop that ascent.
At the same
time, rumors of a romance between Devin and his co-star began to circulate in
the press, and despite him telling her in their phone conversations that it was
just a publicity stunt, she didn't know what to think.
child, Bellandra, was born and Zoe continued without letting Devin know. Despite
this, Zoe and Devin did not lose contact and when Devin returned from another promotional trip, they met at his apartment.
She went to
the dinner with the intention of telling him about Bellandra's existence, but
the passion and the time without seeing each other made her completely lose her
mind; not only did she not tell him about her daughter but she lied to him
about taking contraceptives, resulting in a second pregnancy.
A few days
after confirming that she was expecting her second child, the media exploded
with the news of Devin's engagement to his co-star. What had started out as a
lie had become true. And with that Zoe decided that Devin would never know about
her children. From that moment they lost contact.
pregnancy resulted in twins, Franco and Ramira. At the same time Bellandra
became a child.
continued for the family, Zoe was more recognized in the night scene, being
able to work in more exclusive bars. The children grew up, Ramira and Franco
were now children and Bellandra had become a teenager. Zoe, seeing that her
children were growing up and feeling the need to continue giving love, adopted
a toddler named Bruno.
took on the responsibility of caring for her siblings while her mother
continued to spend more time moon-lighting. Little by little, she took
charge of the family while Zoe did not realize that her daughter was taking on more and
adoption of Bruno raised questions in the twins, who began to question where
they had come from, Ramira even came to believe that they were adopted too. The
doubt was cleared when Franco asked his mother directly. She confirmed to him
that all three of them had been conceived by her.
understood that she couldn't hide the truth from them and went so far as to
tell them that they shared the same father, but before she could continue
speaking, Bellandra interrupted and told her that she didn't want to know
anything about a man who had never been present in their lives.
A few days
later, Zoe made another attempt to talk about it and this time she was able to
tell them everything. She told them who their father was and that he did not know of their existences. She told them that if he knew of them, he
would accept and love them.
Ramira wanted to meet him but Bellandra was against it. She began to spend more
time away from home with her friend Mario Sittup and after a while they became
boyfriend and girlfriend. He was her support in the whole thing.
talked to his older sister about he and Ramira wanting to meet their father and
asked if she could help them talk to their mother about it. She, feeling
responsible for them, agreed to do despite her feelings.
and nervously invited Devin over to her house to tell him the truth. After many
years they were face to face. After a complicated conversation, Devin learned
that he was the father of three children.
to accept that only two of his three children wanted to meet him. Zoe told him
to give Bellandra time.
visited Devin and then told Bellandra how everything had been with him, she began to be
intrigued by the man, but she still did not feel ready
to see him.
One night, the
pressure of taking care of her siblings, plus her situation with Devin, made
Bellandra try her mother's drinks until she was drunk. Her mother
woke up late the next day after a night of work to find her eldest daughter
drunk and Bruno crying.
her daughter. That caused them to argue and Bellandra to say everything she
felt, making Zoe realize that she was giving her daughter too many
responsibilities and that she was hurting. Zoe took the day off work and
stayed with her daughter.
afternoon they both watched an interview where Devin confirmed that he had
broken off his relationship with his fiancée and that he had started filming a TV
show that would make him settle indefinitely in Bridgeport. When asked about
the reason for that decision, the man said that his priorities were in
Bridgeport. Bellandra understood that she was talking about them and that made
her finally take the decision of meeting him.
They met on
the twins' birthday and from that moment on, Devin began to be a part of all of
months later, Devin took the whole family on a tour of France and there he and
Zoe formalized their relationship, with the man proposing.
became a young adult a few days before the wedding. And after witnessing her
parents' union, she and Mario moved to Appaloosa Plains.