Tokyo 2

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Seraphim decided to go back to the Tokyo-WindHill City/Rieri-Town/Mopire City sim, and deliberately map it’s boundaries, something she’s never actually done, before. When she got there, she made her way down to the shore, and headed in the opposite direction to the one she took, yesterday. One of the first new sights was these two little guys. Once, she saw a whole boatload of them in a canal, but she’s never seen these two, sitting here, before… they seemed pretty happy…

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… she made her way to the tennis courts, which were as far as she’d gone, this way, before…

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… but, when she tried to walk along the embankment in front of them, to get past them, she discovered this was another, impassable, edge of the sim… coming back past the courts, she found another hedgehog, happily fishing from a dingy…

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… she made her way up the edge of the sim from the tennis courts, back toward the city…

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… where she encountered this cutie who, though obviously running through photographic poses, so, obviously not afk, chose to totally ignore Seraphim’s friendly greeting, something that isn’t uncommon in SL…

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… by now, Seraphim was kind of lost… this place does that. At least she now knows where another boundary is. She continued to explore and, looking across a canal…

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… she saw these two guys, taking tea in a cardboard box, under a bridge. Seraphim made her way down to them, to say hello. She told them her human has mugs just like theirs, and they both hastened to assure her that these were their own mugs, and that they had not stolen them from her human. Seraphim laughed, and told them she had not, for one moment, thought that was the case. She said goodbye, and continued to explore…

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… in a game arcade, she found yet more of these little guys, they were taking turns at being picked up by the mechanical claw in the game booth…

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… Seraphim told them to be careful not to hurt their little feet, and they promised not to hurt themselves. She’s never seen so many hedgehogs, here!

Tokyo

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As much as Seraphim loves Hangars Liquides, she probably loves Tokyo-WindHill City/Reiri-Town/Mopire City more…

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… the whole place must be at least the size of Hangars Liquides, but it’s far more open… of course, there’s hardly any comparison, other than that they are both works of stunning quality…

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… when Seraphim first started coming here, she never used to see anyone else, but lately, she usually sees at least a few people. This time, she saw several, including this couple and their dogs, relaxing by the shore…

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… Seraphim played her camera drone lovingly over the luscious curves of the woman…

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… before moving on. As always, she found new places… she discovered that this forest area is an impassable illusion, just like the unattainable distant city across the water, so she now knows where one corner of this whole world is…

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… she made her way back onto a familiar path…

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… and then, once more, found somewhere she’d never been before…

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… which led her to another familiar area… this whole collection of sims is all no-fly… to get onto the overpasses, you have to find the on-ramps, which are in Mopire City… or… as Seri has done in the past, you can rez a flying vehicle, which will stay rezzed as long as you stay in it. Seeing the place from the sky is equally as impressive as seeing it from the ground…

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… Seraphim knows she will come here many more times… she’s thinking she might take her flying truck for a spin, next time.

 

Happy News About Hangars Liquides

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Yesterday, Seraphim received an update from Djehan Kidd, the creator of Hangars Liquides, that the Indiegogo campaign, set up to raise the money to pay LL labs so they won’t delete it from their servers, has reached 57%, thus allowing Hangars Liquides to pay a 3000 Euro payment, forestalling that deletion for the time being…

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… Seraphim is delighted that this fabulous place isn’t going to vanish any time soon, the loss of it would leave only a few equally unique, stunning works of environmental genius in SL, especially on this scale…

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… Seraphim zapped over, today, to inhale the industrial smells, and listen to the cyberpunk ambience…

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… she is proud of herself for making what was, for her, a fairly significant donation, one she thought about for several days, in the end deciding she had to put her money where her heart was… she would never have forgiven herself if she’d sat by, hoping other, wealthier people, would save one of her favourite places in SL…

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… standing here, today, she’s very pleased she didn’t do nothing.

 

Trippy

Tripped

One of the many unique things Seraphim can do, due to her alien physiology, is release, from glands in her body, a secretion which causes her to experience mild euphoria…

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… and causes her already superior senses to become even more receptive to light and colour…

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… it’s a stress response, she can’t deliberately do it, but she can control it when it happens, either quickly causing the effect to dissipate, or choosing how strongly it effects her, and how long…

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… obviously it wouldn’t help in the middle of a fight to the death with 1000 Knights Templar, but, this evening, in the wake of several stress-inducing weeks…

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… it felt wonderful.

Game Over

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Seraphim has moved all of Zoey’s stuff, and most of the stuff she bought for Zoey, out of the little house she’d built for the two of them, and into an old shed. She didn’t want to get rid of it, but she also didn’t want to have to see it all the time…

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… there’s actually not a lot of it, Zoey was an ephemeral creature… in all ways, as Seraphim now knows…

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… but, what there is, is all very cute, and mostly pink…

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… Seraphim has always liked pink, and often wears it to accent her mostly black clothes, but Zoey seriously upped Seraphim’s attraction to cute…

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… that’s something that she’s probably stuck with, now, though she doesn’t mind…

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… she can come out here, to the shed, and sit in Zoey’s cute furniture, smell the smells, remember what it was like to be half of a couple…

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… miss her little Neko till she cries… she still has no idea what really happened to Zoey, and has had to accept that she may never know… for now, all she has is this stuff, which is too much to handle all the time, but for small amounts of time, she can’t get enough of it…

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… snuggling in all this pink, cute stuff that still smells like Zoey…

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… then she can wipe her eyes, shut the door, and get on with her life.

 

Sad News About Hangars Liquides

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Seraphim has just discovered, from this┬áblog post, that Hangars Liquides, one of her absolute favourite places in SL, is in danger of disappearing… this is absolutely tragic news. Though Seri has blogged Hangars Liquides several times, already, she felt the need to rush there and take hundreds more pictures, fearing she may soon not be able to do so…

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… if you’ve never been here, please visit, before it is too late! There is an Indiegogo page set up to try to raise the money they need, they only have 11 more days, so it’s not looking great…

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… the first thing that strikes you about Hangars Liquides is the sheer size/scale of the place…

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… it’s huge!

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… it’s full of spectacular industrial vistas…

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… truly gorgeous spaces, with beautiful textures on every lovingly-crafted surface…

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… it’s so big, it has multiple sim-crossings, and you need to heed the warnings, and fly over them, otherwise really crappy things can happen to you, which kind of detract from the experience…

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… the general feel is cyber/grunge/dark/decay…

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… but there is hidden humour, such as when Seri went to sit on a bench, and the ‘sit’ she selected made her jump up and do a really gorgeous, sexy little dance, hands behind her back, beautifully weaving her hips/ass about… Zoey would have gone crazy seeing it!…

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… when she had finished being sexy, she sat down, and looked about her… she couldn’t believe all this beauty might vanish, like tears in the rain.

 

Bunnies

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Seraphim went back to the ‘Mysterious Paradise Event’ today. She wanted to have another look around, but she also had a very specific goal…

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… this little guy! She’d seen him in this glade, last time, and made a mental note to come back and find out who created him, and where to get him, because he was super-adorable!… having found that out, she did a little more exploring…

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… she’d noticed these two beauties, last time, too, and wanted to get a closer look. She couldn’t help thinking how much Zoey would have loved them…

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… which made her a bit thoughtful, for a while, before she zapped off to get her new rabbits…

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… to replace her cute, but now, clunky and outdated rabbits in the bunny field…

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… which she has done. The new bunnies are 3 prims each, compared to 8 for the old bunnies, and the new bunnies have much better, more seamless animations, and a better range of colours… there’s even an albino one.

Dark

Gothic

Yesterday, Seraphim showed s4nura her latest ‘backdrop’ acquisition…

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… it’s a gothic-ish build… not really technically ‘gothic’, but certainly gothic in it’s dark potential…

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… with nice textures and lighting possibilities…

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… it wasn’t an actual photoshoot…

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… but, you know Seri, her camera’s are always rolling.