I’d finished the posing for my last article — well, I had to get myself into the stadium somehow in Second Life as well as real life, and that takes some photographic tricks — and was taking the time to meet with Jem, to discuss the next piece she was planning on. (You’re seeing a sneak peek here.) We were talking about where might be a good place to pose, when there was an almighty whoosh of air, coming out of the cavern entrance I use as a teleport point for the temple platform we were at.
Taking a peek inside the cavern, we found something what didn’t belong there — a big glowing ball of blue radiance. A little scary looking; but, being reckless, uh, curious women, we walked carefully forward into the blue mist.
And what happened when we did so? Turn the page to see!
Photographed in The Golden Delta, Fantasy Faire 2016
…But Fantasy Faire 2016 is not forgotten. Especially the amount of good that has been done here. As of my check a few seconds ago, the Relay for Life has raised L$ 7,380,456, or better than $29,000 in RL money.
The builds won’t be forgotten, either. My favorite (where I’m posing here, as Latifah) was The Golden Delta, based around an Egyptian theme, and there was also moody, misty Blackmoor, which I didn’t get any photos of myself; however, Conan shot some in a few spots. Jem and I both enjoyed our day at Sapphire Moon Lake — not surprisingly, as that was the home for the arts activities. You can see all our photos as I add them to my album on Flickr, or at our individual streams.
Latifah wore something similar last year, and most of the jewelry is the same, so we’ll just look at the changes to the costume here.
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.
The Doors open tomorrow! Are you looking forward to this year’s Fantasy Faire as much as I am? It’s been good before, but last year’s sims were fantastic, and I’m hoping they can pull it off again. I remember the orgy of photography I drowned Flickr with last year. Some of the photos were even good. (Laughing)
Where has your interrupted, ah, intrepid demon reporter been this past week or more? Walking — walking around all 13 bleedin’ sims of Fantasy Faire 2015. One of the top SL Relay for Life events, this year’s Fantasy Faire was bigger, more colorful and more fun than ever, running the gamut of the Four Elements and showing off the creativity of Second Life builders and designers more than ever. I know this because I covered almost every blessed meter of it on foot, in heels. Oh, my achin’ dogs!!!
(A pack of passing puppies looks up and barks in curiosity.)
Okay, okay, I did my share of flying…and swimming, too. I was even frozen in a block of ice for a time, until someone let it go. (Let it go, let it go!!!!! [THWAP!!!])
Uh…. My lawyers advise me that, before I get myself into trouble with certain people with large black ears and a tail, I’d better just change topic. So, I took a scad of photos, all of which can be found at my Flickr stream in a special album, as well as in their Fantasy Faire group. (The last few will be going into the group tomorrow because of submission restrictions.) To tempt you into checking out the collection, here’s about five or six of them, after the fold. Most of the photos, by the way, are at 1920×1080, which makes them excellent wallpaper size for modern monitors. Feel free to use for non-commercial purposes, just keep my signature on it.
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