Gunnar Hannes is a Sim who lives in Aurora Skies. A lonely and misunderstood artist, he lives alone, far from everything in town. Despite this, he is friends with Ericka Berge, Edvin Oss, Arvid Oss, Fjord Warbler, Jessie Clark, Angelica Diamond, and Tomas Pellerano. He has many acquaintances in town and is in love with the newest Miss Aurora Skies Astrid Vinter.
His family descriptions says that Gunnar hopes that one day the townspeople will see his true genius before his death, and that his paintings are worth it. His story is similar to that of Rembrandt van Rijn, an artist that became famous after his death.