First off, I must sincerely apologize for the delayed response to the healthy inputs I received for the pageview count contest. I've been on a bit of a little roadtrip since last Friday and my internet access (and admittedly cellphone access) has been a little spotty to say the least. Certainly wetter than the last few times I drove cross-country (Aug 2014, Dec 2012, Oct 2012, and Mar 2010) - I mean in just the last couple of days I've almost been washed off the road several times - E. Colorado, N Central Utah, S. Idaho, etc. Still, at least no snow/ice so far (fingers crossed) - it's raining/hailing outside my motel window here in MT right now :) From my previous trips....I didn't think it ever really rained in S. Idaho - at least not like today - but then again, I've only driven I-84/86 - this is my first time doing I-15. Gotta say...yesterday was my first time driving I-70 west of Denver though - and that was pretty amazing!
Sooooo, getting down to brass tacks, there were 2 entries actually showing 5,000,000, but one was several minutes earlier - so congratulations to Jbrey - I will be working with him to figure out which project he gets with the [available] artist of his choice. Congrats Jbrey! And thank you very much to everyone else who participated and who I was unable to find the time to email via my cellphone mid-drive :)
Hopefully I'll get some more pics and posts updated a little later this week with some more network stability...we shall see.
A concept that's been bouncing around for a long time - it's certainly been used in plenty of SRU stories - and I have used the shoplifting project as part of larger projects too. That said, it's a fun little idea - definitely one to use again in the future.
Hamotilok generally specializes in petrification and inanimate transformations - which I felt fit this project a little more closely than some others.
You'd think a place like La De Baucherie Magique might get a reputation....then again, if nobody ever makes it out after a "job"...nobody gets the message?
Unfortunately again - like my most recent Illustrated Stories posting, Danielsangeo got me the pictures a while back and it's taken me a little longer than planned to get everything formatted and uploaded properly. My apologies.
However, I'm finally able to post an illustrated version of one of my favorite SRU stories - one I've read numerous times over the years since I first came across it - probably soon after it was first posted in '99. I'm very happy to present:
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