Ariana Rykov is a teenage sim featured in A Sim's Tale: Book 3. A "lone wolf", Ariana is so mysterious and rarely speak with others, except with her only friend, Sandi French. She also talented in music.
Ariana was born in Riverblossom Hills as the only child of Valentina and her husband. Ariana's family lived happily until her father, Mr. Rykov getting fired from his job and became abuse toward her mother, Valentina and even leaved them.
Three years later, Valentina would found that her husband was in relationship with other woman. Valentina tried to attack the woman, but Rykov pushed Valentina to the middle of the street, causing her getting hit by a truck.
Valentina died after seven months fell into coma. Ariana herself was three years old when her mother died. However, Ariana was still lucky since her aunt, Matilda decided to took care of her.
Ariana and Matilda then moved to Sunset Valley where Ariana grown up. Whenever Ariana asked about her father, Matilda simply stated that her father also already passed away, made her completely unaware about the true condition of her family.
Ariana was approached by Chris and his friends and asked to join their band. However, Ariana refused their offer, claiming that she had no interest in joining any bands. Later, Lance also gave her a same offer, but Ariana coldly rejected it.
However, after seeing Chris and his friends' kindness, Ariana changed her mind and decided to join them as the band's keyboardist. The band's name, Sunset Riders were also came from her idea.
- Ariana is a Russian-descent. She speaks in Russian accent.
- Her pink hair is natural just like her late mother.
- Originally, Ariana would be named as Natalia.