Thursday, February 28, 2008

with designs upon ourselves to do no wrong

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Touch the treasure if you dare!

Don't ask me. I have no idea why I have friends who summon me to cursed sarcophagi to risk the wrath of the mummified dead. But risk the wrath if you wish--you are then cursed with gems, adornments and bits of...mummified flesh. Hrm.

In other news, I finally decided to invest in another of Draconic Kiss' "Poe-lita" outfits. I started with "Annabel Lee", of course, because it's the bloodspattered one, and also, that's one of my favorite of his poems.

Since the gathered gentles went a bit...insane with tipping--not that I'm complaining!--during the Day of Music celebrating Caledon's two years on the grid (HUZZAH CALEDON!!), I felt I was allowed, and finally decided on "Tell-Tale Heart". (Though most of the unexpected largess? Is going to go into rent. Hee.)

I love the deconstructed-skirt look, I do. The "Tell-Tale" dress is cut very closely to the body, in tones of black, charcoal, and red, of course, but the skirt is essentially a deconstructed hoop frame over black bloomers. Quite scandalous in some settings.

But the hair in the advert, the hair wasn't one that Miss Lioncourt had designed. (I know, I looked). So I made bold to ask. She told me it was Refugee hair.

For the life of me, I could not track down Refugee yesterday, and finally gave up.

How'ver, today, Miss Neome ventures, might it be Refuge that was meant? And so it was. Took me a bit to track it down, but I do believe it is their "Chloe" hair.

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This is the white version of "Chloe", I believe the same hairstyle as seen in the "Tell-Tale" advert at Draconic Kiss, on me in the Refuge main store. (Unedited--but it doesn't look *bad*, bad, and I did catch it and adjust it for later pics.)

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And this is the "Chloe" in black, on me, in SiniStyle's main store. After editing for my head size, and position. Simple little tweak, hardly anything. It's a very sleek and flattering style.

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This is another view. (If you haven't figured out, it's not the full "Tell-Tale"--it is the skin, though. The dress is Draconic Kiss' "Hana" EGL dress. And I finally at long last bought her arm and leg braces, so you can also see her lower arm braces on my arms.)

There was a moment of genuine, heart-striking fear--oh, no, not in the SiniStyle sim, no no. Yesterday morning, when I went to see if there was anything new I wanted to demo out in Cake:

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Now, I realize, I'm not far from "newbie" status m'self, I haven't been on the grid two years yet. But if this is the future of newbies? I'm very, very scared.

This picture actually improves this fellow's general look--he actually, in person, has a much smaller head than this picture makes him look like he has.

And that's a Coca-Cola bear on his shoulder.

And the necklace? Blingtastic.

My Lord Stiv, save us...oh, right, you're busy learning LAW, I forgot. *rolls eyes*

9 comments:

Alexandra Rucker said...

dude.....wait, what?

Stiv? A LAWYER???

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA!

Talk about the fox and the henhouse... *falls over gigglesnerking*

Frau Lowey said...

Drat, another escaped experiment. I really ought to see if there is something in the lab that we can use as a repellant spray for those.

Emilly Orr said...

Alex: I know. The world is NOT ready for God, the Lawyer.

Frau Lowey: He's...one of...ours?

*cringes*

I had nothing to do with this! NOTHING!

Stiv Rych said...

Beware

Stiv Rych said...

I LIVE

Stiv Rych said...

I HUNGER

Emilly Orr said...

*blinks*

OH CRAP--

*hides*

Stiv Rych said...

MUHAHAHAHAH

Also, law is hard.
Legalese was difficult. I read a 64 page article entitled "Fuck" for an obsenity case. 42 pages were footnotes. That's 664 footnotes.

So I decided to plant false memories in people.

SHIT, I mean, I've actually been in psychology.

Emilly Orr said...

God the psychologist.

See, now that's scarier.