The NeoVictoria Project – White Wedding

Poster for White Wedding

Our roleplay cycle for Fantasy Faire 2015

The NeoVictoria Roleplay Group will be presenting a very special series of roleplay events, produced exclusively for Fantasy Faire 2015.

Beginning on 15 April in NeoVictoria SIM, they will  bring their story of love and redemption to the Fairelands on Friday, 24 April, when our intrepid band of roleplayers land in the winter-city of Aurora!

Everyone is invited to roleplay with us! We will be shooting machinima, so please wear your low-arc, low-script finest.


Promo for “White Wedding”

Promo for “White Wedding”

Cursed to bring winter wherever he goes, a despairing fae scientist flees the Sidhe empire for Aurora. But fate and love are not so easily abandoned.  The shade of his human wife seeks the help of the NeoVictorians and they bring her to the Fairelands, to find her spouse and end the curse.


Here is the NeoVictoria Project’s schedule for the roleplay cycle we’re producing for Fantasy Faire 2015.  Some scenes are set in NeoVictoria SIM and some are in the Aurora SIM in the Fairelands.  We’ll update this page with the machinimas, as we make them.  The NeoVictoria Project will be based in Aurora.

ALL TIMES ARE SECOND LIFE TIMES (aka PDT – Pacific Daylight Time)

White Wedding ~ The Ceremony

Event Description

Two scientists marry: spellweaver Augustus Whitehill, sidhe of a minor house and his human bride, the mathematician Nourie Hadig.  At the reception, they unveil their newest clockwerk creation: a machine that creates winter on a planetary scale.  A terrible accident occurs: she is killed and he is cursed.

Scene 2 ~ White Wedding: The Groom’s Journey

Time: Tuesday, 15 April 2015 from 3pm to 8pm, SL-time
Location: NeoLondon Town [NeoVictoria SIM]

This machinima is a combination of some beauty-shot of locations in SecondLife and the White Wedding: The Groom Arrives roleplay, which took place in NeoVictoria SIM.

Event Description

Groom arrives in NeoLondon.  He sets himself up in the tavern.  Visits the library in the Apothecary.  During this visit, winter descends on the city.

Players:  Asil Karu as herself; GhostFacedKiller Resident as Augustus Whitehill; MadMechaMessiah Resident as Leander Hatfield; peacelynxtree Resident as Lynx the Half-Pooka; Fianah Mistwood as Miss Tickta; Akasha Electricteeth as Akasha; Tafiyah Ehret as Keke; myomy resident as Myomy Ohmai; QuarkZen Resident as Zen Katria; Treyhem Whitfield as Treyhem Sleipnerson; and Jhaesoph Foxdale as himself. Mentioned but not rezzed: peacelynxtree Resident as Adara, the cat.

Scene 3 ~ White Wedding:
The Groom Departs

Time: Friday, 17 April 2015 from 5pm to 9pm
Location: The Sidhe Slithen under the Park [NeoVictoria SIM]

Event Description

Wherein some of the spellcrafters of NeoLondon help Augustus Whitehill to leave the dimension of the Sidhe Empire, using ancient rune craft and the power stored within the hidden Sidhe slithen under Sidhe Park in NeoLondon.  They succeed in their task, sending the groom to Aurora in the Fairelands; unaware their spell has been witnessed by one of the cursed djinn.

Players:  Players: Asil Karu as themselves; myomy Resident as Myomy Ohmai; Tafiyah Ehret as Keke; Argus Steamweaver as themselves; GhostFacedKiller Resident as Augustus Whitehil; OhDearMe Resident as OhDearMe Ohmai; and Tarquin Evermore as Samuel Bellamy.

Scene 4 ~ White Wedding:
The Bride Arrives

Time: Tuesday, 21 April 2015 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, SL-time
Location: NeoLondon Town [NeoVictoria SIM]

Event Description

Augustus Whitehill has left, but winter remains.  To their surprise, a new visitor appears; the shade of his bride: Nourie Hadig.  She tells them of her fate; how her spirit has been pulled from planet-to-planet, always arriving a few days after he has departed. Touched by her plight, the NeoLondoners bring her to the tavern and the room her husband had stayed in.  When she discovers he has crossed dimensions, she flies into a rage, breaking objects and damaging Miss Tickta.  Leander Hatfield uses his deadening gift to disable her; calmness returns and they promise to help her to him.

Players: Asil Karu as herself; Akasha Electricteeth as Nourie Hadig; Fianah Mistwood as Miss Tickta; MadMechaMessiah Resident as Leander Hatfield; and peacelynxtree Resident as Lynx the Half-Pooka

Scene 5 ~ White Wedding:
Planning the Trip

Time: Thursday, 23 April 2015 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, SL-Time
Location: NeoLondon Town [NeoVictoria SIM]

Event Description

Asil Karu has been studying the rune book; she tells Zen Katria about the situation.  They go to visit the Bride and find Leander Hatfield has returned from planet Pinea with the bride’s body.  Asil reveals they will need a rift-ship capable of inter-dimensional travel to make the journey to the Fairelands. Zen Katria goes in search of Captain Sleipnerson.  Asil and Leander leave with Nourie Hadig; determined to bind her to her bones, so she can survive the trip.

Players: Asil Karu as herself; QuarkZen Resident as Zen Katria; MadMechaMessiah Resident as Leander Hatfield; and Akasha Electricteeth as Nourie Hadig

Scene 6 ~ White Wedding:
The Trip to Aurora

Time: Friday, 24 April 2015 from 5 to 9 PM, SL-time
Location: NeoLondon Town [NeoVictoria SIM] and Cathedral of Ice [Aurora FF SIM]

Event Description

The scene begins in NeoVictoria as the NeoLondoners make the trip to Aurora. They arrive in Aurora and set up the bride in the Cathedral.  She remains there as they fan out to learn about the city and find the groom.

Players: Asil Karu as herself; MadMechaMessiah Resident as Leander Hatfield; AlyssTheMenace Resident as Nourie Hadig; NataliaDArtigo Resident as Natalia; Jhaesoph Foxdale as himself; AlexisKattalakys Resident as Alexis Kattalakys; Akasha Electricteeth as herself; peacelynxtree Resident as Lynx the Half-Pooka and Adara; Treyhem Whitfield as Treyhem Sleipnerson; Argus Steamweaver as himself; Crispin Sturges as Piotor; and Asil Ares as PortaImp FirstClass WhiteSmoke.

Scene 7 ~ White Wedding:
Search for the Groom

Time: Tuesday, 28 April 2015 from 6 to 9 PM, SL-time
Location: Cathedral of Ice  [Aurora FF SIM]

Event Description

Wherein the NeoLondoners search for Augustus Whitehill, combing the frozen city, speaking to any Aurorans who will hear them.   Finally, Ginger transforms into her were-form, takes the groom’s scent and they find him, in a hidden ice cave under the city.  They explain the situation and he follows them back to the Cathedral and is reunited with his bride.

Players

The NeoVictorians: Asil Karu as herself; Bride Nourie Hadig Whitehill as herself; MadMechaMessiah Resident as Leander Hatfield; Treyhem Whitfield as Captain Treyhem Sleipnerson; DarlaDoll Resident as Darla; peacelynxtree Resident as Adara; Xiuhcohtl Balazic as Anya “Ginger” Greer; GhostFacedKiller Resident as Augustus Whitehill; Fianah Mistwood as Miss Tickta; and Jhaesoph Foxdale as himself.

The Aurorans: Veronica Carstensz; Case Hammerthall; Lucius Darkwatch; Ariella Ravenheart; GeneralSturnn; TPaden Bobair; Incognito Corvale; and Ⓐяi Ⓔℓℓα Ⓡaveηheaяt.

White Wedding ~ Wedding Redux

Event Description

Reunited, the lovers perform the needed calculations to reverse the spell.  They break the rune locks, but in the process, Nourie’s spirit is unbound and she begins to fade.  Rather than lose her, Augustus stops the spell and in doing so, is killed.  Both spirits now, they thank the NeoVictorians and share a final kiss, before his last incantation transforms them into a cloud of butterflies.

Players

The NeoVictorians: Asil Karu as herself; MadMechaMessiah Resident as Leander Hatfield; Fianah Mistwood as Miss Tickta; Snowjob Resident as Pits; Xiuhcohtl Balazic as Anya “Ginger” Greer; Tafiyah Ehret as Corell; AlyssTheMenace Resident as Nourie Hadig; Treyhem Whitfield as Captain Treyhem Sleipnerson; GhostFacedKiller Resident as Augustus Whitehill; and Jhaesoph Foxdale as himself.

The Aurorans: Lancelot Mint and ahavah Merlin.

 

Scene 9 ~ White Wedding:
Party & Departure

Time: May 1, 2015 from 5 to 9 PM, SL-time
Location: Cathedral of Ice [Aurora SIM]

Event Description

The NeoLondoners celebrate the lives of the lovers with a party, then prepare to return to NeoLondon.

  • Roleplay scene from 6 PM to 7 PM
  • Party with DJ from 7 PM to 10 PM.

Note: Ariadne Fall will be our DJ, their set will be on the land streams for all of the FFaire SIMs, however, they will RP with us in Aurora for the party.

Scene 10 ~ White Wedding:
Return of Spring

Time: Tuesday, 5 May 2015 from 2 PM to 9 PM, SL-Time
Location: Cerridwen’s Chamber, NeoLondon Cathedral [NeoVictoria SIM]

Event Description

NeoLondoners return to NeoVictoria. They take what they’ve learned to Cerriwen and she is able to lift the curse.


 

About the Project

About The NeoVictoria Project: NeoVictoria is a unique dark roleplay platform that brings creative people together in a supportive and collaborative environment. Built with a Steampunk aesthetic, the goal of The NeoVictoria Project is to create a virtuous circle where roleplay becomes filmed story. Website: http://www.neovictoria.net. Contact for NeoVictoria: Asil Ares.

About the Roleplay: In NeoVictoria, we do free-form dark roleplay. Free-form means there is no script; scenes evolve out of real-time character interactions. Dark roleplay means that characters often act in aggressive, predatory, criminal and/or plain uncomfortable ways. We use a simple dice-based wearable HUD called the Jade Kreations Role Play Tool Suite; avatars must wear this to see roleplay chat. The item is free and available in the out-of-character skymall.

Players do not have to be a member of our group to roleplay here; we ask newcomers take a tour of the Visitor Center in NeoVictoria SIM to learn about the storyworld before joining in the roleplay.

[Observer tags are also available for players who want to visit the land level, but not roleplay.]

About Our Storyworld: in the Neo’Verse, the Sidhe (fae) never faded, but worked with … some would say ruled over …their human charges until the Sidhe Empire spanned the known universe. So many races exist: faeries, demons and clockwerk constructs (powered by gears and magic), humans, vampires, werebeasts and celestials. All held against the ravages of time by magic, intrigue and human ingenuity.

Planet NeoVictoria (where our characters play) is a small planet, nestled in the VICO III galaxy, its citizenry cling to the land and sky, for its vast oceans are home to forces that do not heed the crown. But some are loyal to the Sidhe queen who sits on her throne billions of light-years away. Alexandrina Victoria Tuatha Dé Danann, Queen of Earth, Empress of the Void: one tap of her tiny foot on the Stone of Scone sets the worlds to shake. It’s 2130 and Pax Britannica has held sway for more than three thousand years.

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