Falling to his knees, the petitioner stretched out his arms and sent his voiceless plea to the skies, sending forth his plea to the goddesses with all his soul.
He soon got his answer.
“You interrupted our meditations for that???“ the goddess shouted, her face enraged at the petitioner’s impertinence. The walls of the temple trembled from the volume of the creature’s voice, while the man on the bolster before her cringed.
The goddess’ sister circled around to the fool’s backside, a sword of light materializing in her glowing hands. “You know that greater men than you have died at our hands for lesser sins than this.”
“But, gracious ladies,” the wretch burbled, arms outstretched, “I did not mean to offend!”
“And yet you did,” the goddess hissed. “And so you shall pay for what you have done.” She stretched forth a glowing hand, and the glow surrounded the poor fellow, who screamed and writhed — and then seemed to condense and curdle into himself. A flash of light, and then, where he had knelt, a silver platter rested, filled with a pile of a strange yellow substance.
The goddess picked the platter up and smiled grimly. “That should make the idiot happy. He did ask me to make him a plate of scrambled eggs, after all.”
Harper and Jem wear the Amina gacha outfit from Luas, and Singapore boots from KC Couture. Harper’s hair: no.match_no.sleep; Azoury Secret collar. Jem’s hair: Letituier Budha; Zibska Varushka collar. Conan’s outfit: T. E. D. Tuilo. All skins by Plastik (Constella/Constus series, various shades).
Writing from Anniston, Alabama —
A little leftover business from Fantasy Faire; it never made it into the blog before the Faire closed, which is a pity. I think this is one of my better — or at least wilder and most colorful — costume “builds.” Here’s a first for me, by the way — I’m using a mesh body. I finally broke down and bought Maitreya Lara, essentially because there’s a small number of designers who are choosing to work only in one mesh form or another. What with the new Project Bento skeleton articulations coming in eventually, this will mean buying even more attachments or bodies at that point; personally, I’d rather not invest more gobs of virtual money in things I’ll probably be replacing within a year. But here we are now.
This dress is worth it, from a completely fantasial viewpoint. I cannot say if it is available in the main store yet; I don’t recall if this was a Fantasy Faire exclusive. If not, you may want to check it out. My inventory list I tacked onto this file (before I left home for a mini-vacation with the husband) shows the maker as “FANTAVATAR & MOONSTRUCK.” And it is colorful, to say the least! More color isn’t a bad thing, though, and so I added in the new Constella skin from Plastik, premiered at their store in FF Serenity, in Pandora shade.
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The gates are open at last; Fantasy Faire is here!
I’ve only been to two regions so fair, Fairelands Junction (of course) and Sapphire Mirror Lake (the arts region, where I’m standing here), but what I’ve seen so far has impressed. I’ve told the others to get themselves in here and take plenty of pictures as well as do some shopping — it will be worth it. And, while you visit, remember to be as generous as you can, not only to the stores, but to the main goal of Fantasy Faire, to raise money to fight cancer. through the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life program.
I’m wearing the Orianna gacha gown from Luas, which you can obtain quite easily from the gacha at her store. Or, I’ll tell you right now, I’ll be setting up a Marketplace store, and I’ll offer colors that you can pick and choose from for L$60, just L$10 over the gacha’s cost. I have a few I need to get rid of, you see, in my quest to get the rare [read ULTRARARE] jewelry items…. (Sigh) I’ll announce here when the store goes up.
Publisher’s note: As you may know, I originally published this poem, written by me, in September 2011. Recently, though, I’ve wanted to polish it up a little and take new, less muddy photos to compliment it. This is my new effort, and I offer it to you, along with a brand-new framing story, for your consideration. More speech on the details and other aspects afterward….
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Check out the new Mystic Realms Faire, running between October 10 and 26. There’s lots of goodies to tempt you, including a fantastic new sari from Zaara and a beautiful futuristic gown from [sYs]. I’ve done my shopping already, dashing through yesterday during the bloggers’ preview; I may have a chance Monday to start going through the bags and see how things look.
Some pictures I took while running around this year’s Fantasy Faire — which, according to Daniel Voyager, has pulled in well over L$5.5 million for this year’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life. You may want to check the SLurls and see if the regions are still up, if you didn’t take the time to tour them before; they were still open yesterday as I tried to finish my own tour.
(Larger versions of the photos can be found on Flickr and Koinup.)
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