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Faire Junction

Faire Junction Sim

Sadly, because or RL and SL not cooperating, I won’t be able to do a story post for every sim this year. So I will be doing some just as photos and sim info, so that I can do a post for each sim as I wish.

Faire Junction Portals

There was so much work put into each sim and I want to be sure and show that for each sim. I will also do a post showing as many different objects and looks from the faire as I can. It will also not have a story, but rather photos and information.

Faire Junction

Here is a look at Fairelands Junction! Where you can find portals to all the other sims as well as the silent auction which has some amazing prizes. There is also a hunt going on that you will want to be sure and do. Sorry this is a shorter post. I mainly wanted to share the photos and a little info. 🙂 Plus to try and fit all the posts in after battling both RL and SL I am doing 2 posts a night til the end.For more information about the faire and to see the current RFL totals go here.

Hedgehog Stew at Echtra

Echtra SimN’Mara looked around the wet, dreary area she had entered. After the bright heat of the Golden Delta it was a shocking abrupt change. She saw a sign in one of the first shops advertising rain bubble charms. She smiled and went inside to dry off, change clothing, and purchase one of the charms. When she left the shop she was once again dry with a bubble surrounding her and protecting her from the rain. She stopped and looked at a statue of a boy with glowing foot prints in front of it. She tilted her head and wondered what the meaning of them was. (( There is a hud on the sim for the Echtra experience, I believe those are part of that.))
Echtra Shops
As she wandered this newest small town of shops she smiled at the people and creatures she saw. A small group of sheep gathered near a torch in a small alley bleated at her as she passed. She saw a fire-pit ahead with a few tiny hedgehogs sitting on logs. There was a giant cauldron hanging over the fire filled with a delicious smelling stew in it. The hedgehogs looked up as she stopped to peer in at the stew.
Echtra Rain
The smallest hedgehog smiled and said, “Would you like some? We made a big batch to sell to faire goers.”
She smiled down at him and pulled out a coin. “I would love some, it smells delicious.”
The bigger of the hedgehogs grunted and picking up a bowl he ladled some of the stew into it and handed it to her. He waved a hand at the empty tree stumps. “Please sit and enjoy. Our small town pulls the heat right from you humans it seems.”
Echtra Hedgehog Soup
She sat and after a few bites said, “Ah, not so for me, I am not human but statue.”
“Statue??” The smaller hedgehog squeaked. “But you walk around! You look alive to me.”
She nodded. “I am enchanted to appear alive. Much of the time I slumber in my natural stone.” She finished the last few bites of the soup before continuing. “My good friend Bright Horn wakes me every so often when there is need or she believes I will be interested in something going on, such as this faire.” She grinned and stood, leaning down to place the bowl near a small pile of other used ones. “Thank you for the soup. It is very tasty.” She bowed her head to them and continued down the road.
Echtra Fairy Statue
She reached the end of the road and went through the gates of the town out onto an open plain. In the distance she saw a small henge and intrigued headed towards it. She could feel the pulses of magic coming from it. As she approaches she saw a small golden light flitting within the henge. Coming to a stop just outside the circle of stones she watched captivated as a small gold fairy flew around inside of it. Watching close she realized it was an enchanted statue much like she. Only instead of being self aware it merely flew in a predetermined pattern inside the magic of the stone henge. She watched for a while mesmerized before she pulled out her teleporting scroll and randomly chose her next destination.

Sorry for the lack of composite images, my computer and SL kept having disagreements when I went to take those photos.


Credits for N’Mara:

Mesh Body/Hands/Feet – Belleza – Venus V3

Mesh Head – Lelutka – Stella

Shape –  Lumae – Eirtae Average (5ft 10)

Skin – Lumae – Eirtae – Storm (@ We ♥ Roleplay until April 30th)

Eyes – Gauze – DragonBorn Eyes – White

Ears – BentBox – Sylvan Ears – Medium

Hair – Magic Store – Magic Hair – HV17

Dress – The White Armory – Dellhaven Sprite Dress Set(silent auction item @ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Dangarnon Sim)

 

Credits for Golden Fairy: (more detailed photo) Sorry my SL didn’t cooperate for me to do my usual composite.

Head/Body/Ears/Hair/Outfit/Wings, etc – Fallen Gods – Petite – Eternal (exclusive @ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on The Golden Delta Sim)

Particles – Cole’s Corner – We Are Groot Aura (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Lucentia Sim)

Pose – Eternal Dream – Free Spirits – Pose 10 (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Breeze Sim)

Sapphire Mirror Lake

Sapphire Mirror Lake Art Sim

Sapphire Mirror Lake is this years arts and entertainment sim at the Fantasy Faire. I’ve only been able to catch one show there so far this year. Went to two more but crashed while trying to take photos.

Sapphire Mirror Lake Art

There are some really cool and creative art displays up that look great with the mirror water. There is also a large underwater exhibit and an art gallery.

Sapphire Mirror Lake Underwater Gallery

On the first warm day of Spring every year, the people at Sapphire Mirror Lake reconstruct an Iron Age skeleton of what we may call today a mythical beast: the centaur. It is said the secrets of a powerful lost technology are locked in their bones. This year, they have unearthed a 20 meter high gargantuan, but will it speak?

Sapphire Mirror Lake Art SkeletonThis is the Arts and Entertainment sim of Fantasy Faire 2016, with a central stage for a variety of first-rate performances, and two galleries featuring Fantasy themed art from the collections of some of the best photographers in Second Life. The story above sets the mood for the builds of the sim, both above and below sea level. Please dive in!

Sapphire Mirror Lake by Haveit Neox.” (From the FF2016 site)

Sapphire Mirror Lake ChangHigh Sisters Poster

The show I caught this past Saturday was the Chang High Sisters. The set was really neat and what I could see of the performances was as well.

Sapphire Mirror Lake ChangHigh Sisters Set

Though honestly, in my humble opinion, it would have been better with a bit less of the particles and high glow. There were many parts where I couldn’t even see the performers. This is not the only show I’ve had that problem with, that and broken ankles (there are many free ankle locks out there). But as I said, what I was able to see I did enjoy and the music was very nice.Sapphire Mirror Lake ChangHigh Sisters

Sorry there was no story with this post, SL was not being very cooperative. I hope to have the continuation tomorrow evening so stay tuned!

Otherworldly Faire

N’Mara pulled out the teleport scroll a merchant had given her and scanned the list for the next place to visit. “Otherworld hmm?” She read the short incantation and blinked at the flashing light. When she opened her eyes she was in a huge cavern with open sides. All around were giant mushrooms, glowing grasses and huge crystals. She didn’t see any stores but saw people wandering around and some in small alcoves with benches.

Otherworld SimShe followed the path a ways and saw a small crowd gathered. As she approached she saw that they were watching a fairy dance. Her pink coloring stood out among the blues and greens and she was lit by a purple hued sunbeam. It had been a long time since she had seen a fae so she stayed and watched the graceful dance. The fairy finished and gave a curtsy to her audience.

“I hope you enjoyed my show, faire travelers. Please consider dropping donations in the various kiosks as the money is going to help the sick.” She gave another curtsy before waving and flying off into the cavern.

Otherworld Fairy

N’Mara smiled and pulled a few of the coins Bright Horn had given her from the pouch and put them in a kiosk. She saw some stairs and decided to see what was above the giant cavern. Looking up she saw that it was a really long climb. About halfway up there was a big platform with seating and some signs. She went in to investigate and discovered that the reason there were no shops here was because it was a sim for literary events. After a brief pause on the platform reading a few of the signs she continued up the stairs. Finally she reached the top and stood astonished.

Otherworld LitFest

There was not only a huge platform over the cavern below, there was a gigantic tree towering above it. It was so tall she couldn’t see the top of it among the clouds. There were more lush plants and small ponds and gazebos around the platform. She wandered around stopping now and them to take in the glowing plants and crystals. There were so many varieties she’d never seen before.

Otherworld Top View

She came upon a small pond with some columns and spotted a harp. A harp! She immediately went to it and ran her fingers over the string. The soft sound was wonderful. It had been ages since she had been able to play and she could help sitting in what was one of the most tranquil spots she had ever come across and playing a soft lilting tune. She closed her eyes as she played, relaxing and improvising the tune to match the noises of the nature around her. When she stopped her eyes opened in surprise at the clapping coming from in front of her. There was a small crowd of people smiling at her. She smiled and stood giving a small curtsy and after a moment told them what the fairy had earlier. She was happy to see many did indeed drop coins in a nearby kiosk. She gave the harp one last look and continued her exploring.Otherworld NMara


Otherworld NMara Comp

Credits for N’Mara:

Mesh Body/Hands/Feet – Belleza – Venus V3

Mesh Head – Lelutka – Stella

Shape –  Lumae – Eirtae Average (5ft 10)

Skin – Lumae – Eirtae – Storm (@ We ♥ Roleplay until April 30th)

Eyes – Gauze – DragonBorn Eyes – White

Ears – BentBox – Sylvan Ears – Medium

Hair – Magic Store – Magic Hair – HV17

Dress – Senzafine – Isilme Gown – Twilight (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Blackmoor Sim)

Hair Ornaments/Chain – LOVE – Fairy Queen Set (There are also flowers for the other side and golden wings for the back of the head) (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Tinkers Hollow Sim)

Pose in Photo – Eternal Dream – Melodic Harp (RFL item @ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Breeze Sim)

Pose in Photo Comp – Eternal Dream – Spear – Pose 3 (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Breeze Sim)

Otherworld Fairy Comp

Credits for Fairy:

Mesh Body/Hands/Feet – Belleza – Venus V3

Mesh Head – Lelutka – Stella

Shape –  Lumae – Eirtae Average (5ft 10)

Eyes – Adoness – Bestia – Dragoness

Skin – Stix – Bo: Believe – Rosefire (Includes: omega – logo – gaeg – catwa – genesis – lelutka – maitreya – slink – tmp – belleza – classic) (RFL item @ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Breeze Sim)

Ears – Soul – Uni Ears – High Elf (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Blackmoor Sim)

Hair – Wasabi Pills – Thyra – Fireworks (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on The Golden Delta Sim)

Dress/Leg Vines/Arm Vines – Mistique – Naevys – Lilac (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Breeze Sim)

Necklace – Zyn – Fantasy Faire-y Necklace (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Dangarnon Sim)

Crown – Zyn – Fantasy Faire-y Hair Flower (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Dangarnon Sim)

Wings – Poet’s Heart – Silvermoon Wings (RFL item @ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Dangarnon Sim)

Sunbeam – Cole’s Corner – Relay For Life FX (FF2016) – RFL Lightbeam (RFL item @ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Lucentia Sim)

Pose in Photo – Eternal Dream – Free Spirits – Pose 3 (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Breeze Sim)

Pose in Composite – Eternal Dream – Free Spirits – Pose 1 (@ Fantasy Faire 2016 until May 1st on Breeze Sim)

 

The Faire Calls

#70 The Faire Calls Moon Magic

Bright Horn entered the enchanted glade and approached the statue of her friend illuminated by the light of the moon. She stepped forward and lay her horn on the statue, whispering the words that would awaken her friend from her slumber.

#70 The Faire Calls Awaken

The statues eyes opened. Slowly the statue relaxed her pose and looked around the glade. She smiled when her eyes found Bright Horn and she spoke in a soft singsong voice, “Bright Horn, my friend, what a pleasure it is to see you.”

Bright Horn nickered and pawed the water with a nod. Welcome back, N’Mara. Did you have a nice sleep? 

#70 The Faire Calls Friends

N’Mara hopped off of her pedestal and hugged Bright Horns. “It was peaceful. How long has it been since my last awakening?”

Fifty-four years, my dearest. I am sorry to say our magic was weakening and I could not wake you for many years.

N’Mara frowned. “The magic seems no weaker than last time I was awake. What happened?”

Magical creatures and beings from all over have banded together in the last decade and once a year they hold a large faire. The faire has reminded humans that magic is real and still alive. They have learned that they have nothing to fear from most of us. Some have even discovered magic within themselves and so go to schools that teach both humans and non-humans. It has brought our glade back to life allowing us to reawaken you. 

#70 The Faire Calls Thought

N’Mara smiled. “This faire sounds interesting. I will have to go to it and see what has changed.” She paused and looked down at her vine covered body. “Can you help me take care of these vines, dear heart?”

Bright Horn nickered and gently pulled the vines and flowers from N’Mara. She reached behind the pedestal and pulled out a dress for her. N’Mara grinned and slid into the garment. She sat atop her pedestal and after releasing her hair from its braid, finger-combed and re-braided it.

“Tell me what has been going on while I was asleep?”

Bright Horn nodded and settled in for a long evening of stories.


#70 The Faire Calls Comp

Hey guys! If you hadn’t guessed N’Mara (nuh-mar-uh) is my Fantasy Faire character this year. 🙂 She is an animate statue, carved thousands of years ago in the likeness of a moon elf. After a couple hundred years of traveling and living in many places, she became tired and began to take naps for years at a time. While she sleeps she appears like any other granite statue. She entrusted the care and protection of her slumbering body to her friend Bright Horn and her unicorn herd.

As an animate statue she has no need to eat, sleep, breathe, etc. However the enchantment that animates her does let her mimic these behaviors as she wishes in order to blend in. The only way one can tell she is not alive is to touch her. While her skin appears real it is hard and cold as stone. She does not have any magic of her own other than to mimic life. She is capable of some emotion but it is subtle.

Hope you enjoy her story as she visits the Fantasy Faire starting April 21st and lasting until May 1st. I will be trying to get a post up almost every night and do one post for each of the sims. Not every post will show N’Mara, some will feature people or creatures she meets at the Faire, but you will see her in many. For more information about the Fantasy Faire, including their calendar of event, click on the banner below.

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Credits:

Mesh Body/Hands/Feet – Belleza – Venus V3

Mesh Head – Lelutka – Stella

Shape –  Lumae – Eirtae Average (5ft 10)

Skin – Lumae – Eirtae – Storm (@ We ♥ Roleplay until April 30th)

Eyes – Gauze – DragonBorn Eyes – White

Ears – BentBox – Sylvan Ears – Medium

Hair – Magic Store – Magic Hair – HV17

Vines Outfit/Wreath – Caverna Obscura – Eden – White

Dress – May’s Soul  – Pompeya in White (gacha)

Pedestal – NOVUS – Pedestal (tinted)

Pose in Photo 1 – Luanes World – Dust in the Wind

Pose in Photo 2 – Something New Poses – Horse Love – Pose 2 (without horse prop)

Pose in Photo 3 – Something New Poses – Lost in Thought (without stool prop) (New Release 50% off)

Pose in Composite – Something New Poses – My Man Can Blog – Pose 4

The unicorns and scenery are all in a section of Luane’s World. Sorry I didn’t look to see where they were from.

Location – Luanes World

Windlight – [TOR] Night – Wixia

News Update

Hey guys! Sorry for my short absence the last couple weeks. We lucked into a great new house and wanted to move from the old apartment fast. I am back now and working on getting all caught up. Expect a post from me in the next couple days with some great new things from my sponsors.

Also I wanted to express my excitement to have been accepted to officially blog Fantasy Faire again this year! This is my all-time favorite event in SL and I look forward to it all year long! I cant wait to see what everyone has come up with again this year. I also love that all the money goes towards Relay For Life! Lets see if we can beat last years’ total of L$ 7,910,480 ($ 31,642).

For more info about the Faire you can go to their website and keep up to date. The Faire officially opens on April 21st and will run until May 1st and will offer 12 sims to explore and hundreds of vendors. They also have awesome shows you won’t want to miss as well as a great hunt and auction.

I plan to create a main character again this year for you to follow as she explores the Faire. Stay tuned to see what kind of interesting people she meets and all the areas to explore. As I did last year I will try to introduce her to you in a post before the Faire begins. 🙂 I’m off to plan my next post, but see you all soon!

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Come a Little Closer

#66 Come a Little Closer Closeup

The moonlight glints in her eyes as she looks up and seeing you she beckons you to come closer. The room holds only a piano covered in rose petals and lit by the moon and her. You can’t take your eyes off of her. Her eyes sparkle and she bites her lip as she waits for you.

#66 Come a Little Closer

You move closer, unable to stop yourself. You gaze at her mesmerized by her beauty, not noticing her hooves or wings. As you reach her she leans towards you her arms open to embrace you. You step into her arms pulling her close with a sigh. She smiles up at you and pulls you down into a kiss.

#66 Come a Little Closer Piano

Time slows. Your body melts into hers. She makes you weak in the knees. Soon you are breathless and your heart beats so fast you are afraid it will leap out of your chest. She pulls back from the kiss and you realize you are laying on the floor with her hovering over you. Her eyes are bright and her smile seductive. You can’t catch your breath and blackness is seeping into your vision but as she leans down to kiss you again you find yourself not caring. A moment later you breathe your last breath as a sigh into her kiss.


#66 Come a Little Closer CompHey guys! Hope you enjoyed the story. 🙂 As soon as I saw the previews of Lumae’s skin for We ♥ Roleplay I knew I had to have it and build a character around it. Then when Gauze sent out notice about the wings I remembered the hooves and this lovely succubus started to take shape. Also I know its more photos than normal, but I really did want to show off the details of the pose prop, outfit from Adoness, and the beautiful skin and wings. Until next time. 🙂#66 Come a Little Closer Skin Comp


 

Credits

Mesh Body/Hands/Feet – Belleza – Venus V3

Mesh Head – Lelutka – Stella

Shape –  Lumae – Odette Shape (modified)

Skin – Lumae – Eirtae – Nightwish (@ We ♥ Roleplay until  Feb 29)

Eyes –  Gauze – Arcane Eyes – Spell Bind in Demon

Ears –  Gauze / TRAP – Short Ripped Ears Low Pierced

Hair – Runaway – Penny Hair in Ombre

Hooves –  Gauze – Demon Hooves – Fantasy

Wings –  Gauze / TRAP – Succubus Wings

Outfit 1 –  Adoness – Anteros – Iris (@ Thrift Shop 12.0 until Feb 28)

Outfit 2 – Le Forme – Harlem Suit in purple (@ We ♥ Roleplay until  Feb 29)

Pose in Photo 1 – Something New Poses – Piano Princess (for Add Some Red Hunt 3)

Pose in Photos 2 – CC – Winter – 18

Pose in Photo 3 – Bauhaus Movement – Pretty Blogger 1 and 10

Skybox – Haikei – Look Through the Window RARE (past gacha)

Windlight – TOR Night – Under a Yellow Moon

Comp Windlight – AnaLu – Studio 5

 

 

Solaris

#65 Solaris

Sorry no story today, but I was inspired by Lumae’s new skin and had to create a look to share with you all. Solaris is a group gift out at the mainstore and is a wonderful peek into her new skin-line. It’s tone made me think of the sun, as did the name. So here is what came of my sun inspiration. I think the new KOI Last Unicorn dress from EVE at Enchantments newest round looked wonderful paired with the skin.

#65 Solaris Close

I also wanted to show Adoness’ new hair, Baldur, which is out at Flower Power. Paired with Plastik’s Galaxie eyes and the particles, the look came together almost as good as I imagined. 🙂 Hope you enjoy it! Maybe she’ll speak her story to you when she has kept it secret from me.


Credits:

Mesh Body/Hands/Feet – Belleza – Venus V3

Mesh Head – Lelutka – Stella

Shape –  Lumae – Odette Shape (modified)

Skin – Lumae – Eirtae – Solaris (@ mainstore as group gift)

Eyes – Plastik – Galaxie Eyes – Starmap

Hair – Adoness – Baldur in Platinum Blonde  with Rose ( @ Flower Power until Feb 26th)

Gold Cloth – EVE – KOI Last Unicorn in Gold (300L @ Enchantment until March 5th)

Particles – Cole’s Creation – Night of the Fireflies (I used both feet, halo, subtle aura, sprinkles glitter aura, and star-field. Also comes with hand dancers, comet, and storm aura, a more dramatic aura.)

 

Pose in Photo 1 – Something New Poses – Hot Winds 2

Pose in Photos 2 – Something New Poses – Desire Me

Skybox – Fallen Gods – Eternal Dome (a past event gift)

Windlight – Annan Adored Tan Skin