Seri Dreaming II

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In her dream, Seri is drawn to a strange object… an object she knows doesn’t belong on the planet Nightmare, her mother. She knows this isn’t right, Nightmare, her mother, is one of the most powerful beings in the universe, even if she IS psychotic… how could an alien object possibly exist on Nightmare? Seri knows she is dreaming, yet she knows she isn’t… this is REAL…

Seri Dreaming

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Seraphim dreams of her mother, a sentient planet, the only one in the universe. Seri has no memory of her mother, or of the thousand years she spent there, as a child, but she knows that she is dreaming of her mother, knows it in her powerful, alien hearts. Yep, she has two.

Miriam

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Seraphim loved her few days wearing animesh hair, and it felt strange going back to static hair, but she absolutely didn’t miss the clunky, simple, crappy AO that wearing the hair necessitated she use…

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… she had constantly pined for her ‘Miriam’ AO, which is her all-time fave AO, and, basically, is ‘her’… she loved the walk and the run that came with the hair’s AO, but hated the simple, limited, crappy, stands, and the fact there were zero controls with the AO, it over-rode her Lumipro poses, and made her ‘hug’ AO useless, and the only way to turn it off, was to remove her ponytail!…

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… she totally feels like herself, again, now that she is, once more, rocking her lovely ‘Miriam’ AO. She has sent a notecard to Vista Barnes, expressing her un-impressment at the feebleness of the, nearly, L$1000 AO that drove the animesh hair, and it’s seeming slapped-together-ness…

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… she expressed her love of the walk/run animations, but said she was less than impressed with the rest, and hopes there will be a vastly more sophisticated update, soon…

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… she’s only ever dealt with him, once, before, years ago, and, although he was reasonable back then, she has no idea what several years of massive financial gain will have done to his ego…

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… she hopes he won’t be a typical SL male asshole about it*.

*Seraphim has no doubt there are fine male avi’s in SL, she even knows one… but, sadly, 99% of the males she has met in SL have been appalling representatives of the potential of their sex, possibly 50% of those have been appalling representatives of the potential of the human race… so she has pretty low expectations.

*Update: Seri received a perfectly civil, and very informative reply from Vista Barnes… her reservations were groundless.

Seraphim

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Seraphim is absolutely not your average SL avi… her human has spent a decade making her unique… that being said, despite her not being a balloon-breasted barbie, like most SL female avi’s, she gets a constant stream of appreciative feedback from stranger avi’s, even having creepy, naked males prostrate themselves before her, much to her disgust…

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… Seri is (yes, pedants, it’s ‘Seri’, not ‘Sera’… the fact you insist on calling her ‘Sera’ shows your wilful ignorance, which isn’t very cool…) 4000 years old (… sigh… yes, her avi is ten, but lets use our special, SL powers of inconvenient detail suspension, here, ok?)… her mother is a sentient planet, Seri arrived here, accidentally, as a 1000-year-old teenager. All she knew how to do, was kill, in order to feed, which she did extremely efficiently, for the next thousand years, till she matured enough to realise this wasn’t a good practise, if she wanted to blend in, so she began consuming animal blood, then, because she is way cleverer than most humans, she developed a recipe for synthetic blood, which made her a millionaire a thousand times over, and she could retire from the spotlight her battles with the Christian church and the Vampire nation had caused her…

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… she deliberately settled into anonymity, and wound up living in SL, in Jormundgandr…

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… and she wishes you all a happy new year (:

PoolSide

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Seraphim went to a couple of events, today. At one, she won several of these super-cute, wind-up duck gacha. It’s ages since she did anything with her pool, so she really enjoyed putting the little quackers in there… they are now zooming around in little mechanical circles, amongst all the other pool-clutter. At the other event, Seri bought herself…

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… a kimono! She usually avoids kimonos, not because there aren’t plenty of stunning examples to buy, but because she has always found them totally impractical as every-day clothing… they are never, in her limited experience, made for any particular body, they generally only look good if you stand stock still, they are usually clunky, with multiple parts, all of which clip like crazy, and require constant masking/remasking, if you actually want to move in them. That being said, she sometimes gives in to the impulse to buy gorgeous, impractical clothes, such as this kimono…

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… she had a lovely time flouncing around the poolside, looking like an exotic princess in rustling, gorgeously printed silk and cotton…

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… it made her realise how many asian elements she has around the pool…

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… she took 300 images to get these 6, it required much changing of her alpha mask, and was made much harder by the fact her new animesh hair AO over-rides the poses in her Lumipro, meaning she couldn’t actually do static poses…

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… she then spent a good hour in Photoshop, fixing the clipping that she couldn’t control when she was taking the images. None of these things were a chore, however, because it’s what Seri loves, to be immersed in taking pictures, then all the post-production… she loves it more than almost anything. She is very pleased with the final images. She will not be wearing the kimono in public (:

Japonica

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Seraphim always enjoys the Japonica events for all the fabulous pose stands that are always there, not even selling poses, just there to be cool…

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… the poses are always sometimes cheesy/conservative, but, more often, there are some truly beautiful poses, with exquisite hand gestures…

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… and the backdrops are usually totally inscrutable.