'Power, wealth, and influence are the cornerstones of Patricia and Alexander's union. Too bad they don't also value romance and companionship. Patricia's main concern is saving face in order to further her political aspirations, while Alexander spends his days at the lab. Can the sparks of their former passion be rekindled, or will they continue to lead separate lives under the same roof? '
The Cross family are a premade, playable family, whom can be found in the neighborhood of Lunar Lakes. It consists of Patricia and Alexander Cross, who are married but are drifting apart because of their focus on work, and their lack of romance.
Patricia and Alexander share their last name with the founder of Lunar Lakes, Anthony Cross. Whether or not they are related is unknown and up to players to decide, though Patricia's bio on The Sims 3 website states that she is a direct descendant of Anthony.