Wednesday, July 25, 2007

For the's not because of Jobias....

Due to off Grid business.....some nasty little demon that many refer to as Real Life......I will not be able to provide music for events in Steelhead City for the next couple of months. But, not to fret, all is in good hands.......

TotalLunar Eclipse and I have been discussing possibilities of having "Guest DJ's" perform in Steelhead, and, albeit unfortunate on my part, this gives us the chance to showcase different DJ's.

July 27th's event, which is "Robot Rampage", my sister, Angelica, will be providing the music. She is an incredible DJ, and if you haven't been to one of her sessions, you should be in Steelhead. Trust me, you won't be disappointed, as the owner of Three Lions Pub used to put in his announcements when Sis played there, "If there's something you want to hear, chances are Angelica's got it".

We've also gotten messages from Red Caliber and Foxxy Innis for helping out. Finnian Fitzgerald has volunteered to help out. Sir Edward is usually busy sometimes, having to come into some of the events at a later time, but if I'm sure if he could arrange it, he'd pitch in one night. And, of course, TotalLunar and Tensai both can bring the music to Steelhead.

Naturally, this is until after the first weekend in October......then Fuzz is back on the scene. Also been having some issues with playing the music (either it's skipping or it'll stop altogether), hopefully, I'll have it all worked out by the time I'm able to play the music again (Brother in Law suggested it's the music stream, seems they've run into that problem in the past...we'll see).

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Another Out Of Character Post....Got a movie for ya's...

Well, it's not Steampunk/Victorian Era/Western related, but a RL friend of mine did this short film. It's pretty cool to watch, thought I'd share. Be perfect for Halloween, though.......

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

And I Spoke Too Soon.......

I heard from different people. Edward Pearse saw Jobias Barthelmess in Kittiwikshire. There was also messages from people that he was seen in varioius other places in Caledon. I received telegrams from Tombstone and New Babbage. Jobias was in these places. And yes, he was in Steelhead.

TotalLunar Eclipse saw him across the street from the sheriff's office. Qlippothic Projects, who was close by, also walked towards him. He did nothing, just carried on a conversation, commenting on the town, it's build and all. Which was amazing, in itself. If it's not human, Jobias has no use for it. He hates Lycans with a passion, but I'm sure that he has no love for elves, furries, or steam powered androids.

Messages with offers of help continue to head my way. I appreciate it, very much. Remember, though, Barthelmess is a very dangerous man. If you meet up with him, be extremely careful not to provoke him. This is a man who overthrew a kingdom. Who's to say that he won't try the same here on The Grid?

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

As If My Week Couldn't Get Any Worse.....

Steelhead Anvil's photographer, Poul A. Roid, was taking different pics in various places in Steelhead City for Lunar's museum he's placing on the second floor of the hotel. He took this photo near my house. Note the figure hiding in the trees.....

I pray that it's just someone who's birdwatching.....................

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Out Of Character Post.....

But, it's kind of related to Second Life. In December, New Line Cinema will be releasing a film called "The Golden Compass", that's the US title, I think in the UK, it's going by the title of the book in which the film is based, "The Northern Lights". It takes place in a parallel universe, where a person's soul lives outside their body in a form of an animal spirit, called a "daemon". However, the reason I'm mentioning it in this blog, watching the trailer, I can't help but think of Caledon, Steelhead City, and other similar places in Second Life.

I know I'm planning on seeing the film the weekend it's released, and I'm sure that other residents who make their home in Caledon, New Babbage, and Steelhead City, among others, will be watching this film as well. There may be even some new vehicles introduced into Second Life, based off of the ones featured in the film. I know a carriage I saw in the trailer would be one of those things Caledonians will want in their inventory.

Check out the film's website:

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Voices of the Past. Part Two

What an interesting week it's been. I was in Caledon visiting Sir Edward Pearse as he was preparing for some military games, when all of Caledon came under attack from mechanical beasts. Turns out, they were from Mars and they had their sights set on conquering the Grid. Stupid me, being there unarmed, was helpless, even in wolf form, to assist in the fighting. I did prepare the Interceptor to take any seriously wounded out of harms way, but the airship was fired upon by the invaders, and suffered serious damage (fortunately, after alot of hard work and countless lindens spent on supplies, she's good as new and flying again).

While in Caledon Tam, I walked from behind a tree and turned to find myself facing one of the aliens. The barrel of it's weapon was aimed straight at me. Amazingly, like something out of a dime novel, Hotspur O'Toole rounded a corner and, seeing the predicament I was in, got the aliens attention, allowing me to make a quick getaway. Eventually, Caledon was victorious, and the invaders were vanquished.

The following night, at the Steelhead Saloon, I sat at one of the tables with TotalLunar Eclipse, Hotspur, and Lady Christine McAllister-Pearse. Angelica had set Lunar a telegram, worried about me because of news from our home country in regards of Jobias Barthelmess escaping. So, I told them the tale, which I now put down into this blog:

It was twenty years ago, after our wolf tribe had accepted me as a warrior, that Jobias Barthelmess overthrew the King Vladimire, monarch of the country. Jobias was an evil, twisted man, whose only thought was that of dominating all. He especially hated all werebeasts, and ordered his army of henchmen to hunt all of us. The wolves and the cats had set aside their differences in order to stop the slaughter, with other werebeasts joining us.

We managed to get inside the courtyard of the palace. The human and furry citizens who valued freedom joined us. Silver bullets were fired on all of us. A few of my fellow Lycan were felled by silver tipped arrows. A wereboar ran ahead of me, knocking several of the henchmen aside. As he was stabbed by several silver daggers, I lept over the fray and climbed up the palace walls.

Jobias was alone. I suppose arrogance clouds ones judgement, and Jobias was an extremely arrogant soul. We never spoke to each other. Simply stared. He then pulled out a pistol, I quickly jumped to one side of the throne room and removed a shield that was hanging there. Using it as a discus, I flung it towards Jobias. It hit him in the hand holding the gun. He screamed in pain and dropped to his knees. I leaped over and grabbed him by the neck.

Down below, the army of henchmen looked up to see their fearless leader screaming, as a werewolf held him over a balcony. The battle was over.

Later, I had reverted to human form and watched as the king's guards were escorting Jobias away. He gave me a look that sent chills down my spine. The King decreed that Jobias was to spend the rest of his life on Devil's Crag, a rock of an island that housed the prison. The currents of the ocean were extremely strong, and no creature could swim it. The reef was also very sharp and dangerous that the only way on the island was by airship. In a nutshell, escaping was somewhat impossible.......or so it was thought.

Now, we've recieved word that Jobias did, indeed, escape. He and several prisoners were able to hijack the supply airship, taking a few hostages with them. The hostages were found a few days later. Amazingly, they were unharmed. The authorities were able to track down the other prisoners, who were hiding in various places across the country, but Jobias wasn't found. My father feared that Jobias is searching for me, to exact his revenge.

Despite that, I shouldn't worry. After all, I was hired to be sheriff of Steelhead City for a very good reason, more than just looking damn good in a cowboy suit. But, a part of me is being very wary. I'm seeing things out of the corner of my eye, quickly turning when I hear a noise behind me. Jobias is a devious conniving individual. If he is truly coming to exact his revenge on me, I have to stay focused. There's no telling what he may do, or where he may strike.

Last Known Photo of Jobias Barthelmess