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Today's Photos on Yesterday's Canvas

2014.08.07 09:28 openmindedskeptic Today's Photos on Yesterday's Canvas

Welcome to AccidentalRenaissance, the subreddit that showcases photographs that accidentally look like Renaissance art. We recognize that there are many related art movements between the 14th and 19th centuries including: Baroque, Neo-classicism, Romantic, Dutch Golden Age, amongst others. All of these styles are appreciated and welcomed within this subreddit.

2017.03.13 22:39 mmonzeob Bad MakeUp Artists

The worst Makeup Artists who get paid and do terrible work

2015.07.02 13:59 g4n0n Dreaming Neural Nets

Welcome to /DeepDream! This a community that is dedicated to art produced via machine learning algorithms. The most common types of AI art shared are DeepDream hallucinations, artistic style transfer (also known as Deep Style), GANs, & Diffusion. Other content includes tips/tricks/guides and new methods for producing new art pieces like images, videos, and audio. For the best possible experience, please consider using the old version of Reddit with this subreddit if you are able to.

2023.05.31 03:25 Blastergasm [USA-MA][H] Asus ROG Strix z370-E Motherboard + Intel Core i7-8700K + 32GB Crucial Memory [W] Paypal or Local Cash

Timestamp and Photos:
$250 Shipped or 225 Local Pickup OBO
Would MUCH prefer to bundle together but will part out if no interest after a week or two.
All parts are in excellent working condition. Smoke free and not overclocked or mined on. Only defect is that the little piece of plastic on the SPDIF port broke off. Still works fine but the optical cable may fall out if you move it around, so just something to be aware of.
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2023.05.31 03:24 dinkinflickuhh Was I mean or too nice?

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2023.05.31 03:24 Bunnny-Bomber Quick question about the amiibo system

Quick question
So I have a broken switch and I am planning to get a new one, Since I wanted to come back into Splatoon. I have not played the new game yet so I was curious about the amiibos I had gotten a few years prior. Now Splatoon 3 has this system where if you had Splatoon 2 data on the amiibo, you could skip the whole “win ten games to get a piece of gear” thing. So when I get said switch, and transfer my Splatoon 2 save data to the other console, would it still count as ownership when I bring it over to Splatoon 3? Since I may have to re register the amiibos with a new switch, will it reset the data I will get when it comes to the new switch, sorry for the bad English, it is really hard to form this in words.
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2023.05.31 03:24 NewlySailedWaters 30 [M4F] UNO Challenge!

Calling all board game, card game enthusiasts!! I'm once again looking for someone new to play a special version of UNO. It's UNO, but with extra spicy rules that I'm sure you'll love.
This special version hasn't been played since before the pandemic, but I think it's finally time to bring it back for a whole new audience of challengers! Be warned though, all who have challenged me to this version of UNO couldn't beat me. Do you think you have what it takes to end my winning streak? (For those wondering, my winning streak is currently 3)
About the game: Fundamentally, it's still UNO. All of the rules and cards which you're familiar with are still present. But the penalties you serve to your opponent are not simply limited to getting them to draw extra cards. This could be as wholesome as giving your opponent a hug or kiss, to as spicy as heavy petting or making them remove an item of clothing. For that reason the game is best played with easy, comfortable clothes. Please don't ask me for specifics or the exact rules, as these will be explained fully right before we start playing.
About me: I love board games, card games, and even video games. I enjoy thinking of novel, fun house rules to games which can deliver a refreshing twist, with UNO being the prime example. I'm an open minded, non-judgmental, respectful, and understanding person who is always up for making new friends.
Stats: Single, caucasian, slim/average build, 190cm tall, dark brown hair, blue eyes. Non-smokeDDF, Clean/Hygienic, Vaccinated (Flu/COVID)
What I'm offering: A cheeky game of UNO, A relaxed time with chill company, Drinks and snacks, Can host/travel.
Who I'm looking for: Women of any skill level in games are welcome. The most important thing is to be open-minded and willing to give new experiences a go. But if you're quite competitive, or experienced in board/card games then bring it on! I love a challenge. Be comfortable with nudity, or partial nudity. Please also be DDF/non-smokevape-free, vaccinated against flu/COVID, able to travel or host, and willing to provide a photo before meeting.
Thanks for reading! I look forward to your challenge.
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2023.05.31 03:24 AdApprehensive8833 Dying Lawn - Please Help!

Last year, I had a significant patch of my yard die over the course of approx 2 weeks in July, No grubs, it seemed to be fungus from what I could gather online.
I put weed and feed on my lawn in April of this year, and just spread a fungicide a couple weeks ago, however, it seems like the same thing is happening again. Any advice would be much appreciated. I am located in northern IN, USA. Photos linked:
Thank you!
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2023.05.31 03:23 alylew1126 Safe sleep when baby only wants to sleep in unsafe places?

Baby is almost six weeks. He’s been a good sleeper for his age (he’ll sleep for 2-4 hour stretches when swaddled) but this past week he only will fall asleep laying on my chest, being held, or in the swing. When I transfer him to the bassinet he wakes up and is usually upset he’s been moved and won’t go back to sleep until I pick him back up. I’ve tried having him in a wearable sleep sack swaddle and wrapping the straps very carefully when I move him. When unswaddled he doesn’t sleep long unless he’s on top of me. I wouldn’t mind except it’s inevitable I fall asleep with him on me after a night feed, and I’m scared of something happening. I’ve been sleeping on the couch but I’m thinking of moving to a bed with no blankets because I’m scared about accidentally falling asleep with him while on the couch. Any tips or tricks? I thought about taking my heating pad and warming his bassinet before I transfer him but even that would be difficult to have it plugged in already before he falls asleep on me… I think he likes the warmth. Please tell me there’s a solution to this. I know it’s very normal for his age but I didn’t realize how hard it’d be to follow safe sleep guidelines with a baby who just won’t sleep in the bassinet or crib 😢
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2023.05.31 03:23 06E46M3GTR Steam pilots, a small list of requests from the High Priest

Please, to cut down on my work, when the game launches and you guys invariably run into trouble, a few things.
  1. Sort by new. No, you are not the only one. I get work flashbacks from those words personally. You are not the only one, you are just the first to post it, maybe. Sort by new and see if there's already threads about it. If not, post it. If I see a bunch of the same topics in threads, I tend to take down the newer ones and the ones with less activity to keep the discussion alive and focused.
  2. Title and flair appropriately. I made Steam flairs, please use them. Is there isn't a flair for it, let me know and I'll make more. Don't vague title your post. Say what is wrong succinctly, then explain in the body. That helps the first entry on this list, when things are sorted by new, we keep the clutter down and can help you faster.
  3. Read the rules in the about for the sub, and try to abide by them. This is not a definite in stone and inflexible rule book. We add to them as we need them. However, things that are the on the list pertaining to Toxicity, Witch Hunting/Shaming, and photos of your screen with your phone get taken down unilaterally unless there's a reason for the contrary. If you need a screen cap software, I am personally fond of greenshot, which is free and easy to setup and use.
  4. If you are confused, feel free to ask on the sub. Either make a post to ask, or straight up go to my chat. I'm a pretty friendly guy, I have a lot on the sub who straight up run to me and ask things. I'm pretty open to chatting and discussing things. If you think I took something down in error or you want clarification, I'll talk and reason with you, and I am human, I have made mistakes. I want this sub to be good to you as it was to me.
  5. Meta and Gacha. This game has a meta, but a meta unit is not infallible and invincible. Your still can lose and lose big if you can't play the unit. All units can die. Yes, even Gogg, because Bamcoheim didn't let the true power occur in game. The meta is there and more important the higher in ranks you go, but as you're just starting, learn your fundamentals.
Second, the gacha. There is no guarantee to get the meta units. Please Please PLEASE gacha responsibly. I have spent thousands of dollars in this gacha and there is no guarantee for you to get anything. Don't convince yourself it'll happen next time you use your card. There is no mercy rule, save your tokens and only gacha on what you are comfy with.
I want you all to enjoy thia game with us, this sub of ours. I'm excited to see the things that will come with a whole new set of players jumping in and having fun together as we enjoy blowing each other up in giant robots, and I'm hoping you all enjoy this game and sub as much as I have.
Welcome to the PMU!
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2023.05.31 03:22 psychicfemme What is behind my ear?

Sorry for the long post, I have to summarize my conditions. They will not be related to this most likely.
Female, 22. Height: 5 foot 1 Weight: 130lbs
Conditions: secondary adrenal insufficiency, central sensitization, convergence spasm (eyes) / double vision, colitis from C. difficile (now under control), chronic pain/ fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, anxiety, depression, ocd
Medications: cortisol, venlafaxine, amitriptyline, Suboxone
Basic summary of my conditions: my body got too stressed out and my pituitary gland stopped sending signals to my adrenal glands. Other parts of my body have gained spasms such as my eye muscles and my back. What we’ve figured out so far is I experienced too much stress and my body could not deal well with it and has reactions to things now. I also take reactin daily because it’s almost like I’m allergic to everything; water especially makes my skin so itchy so after I bathe I have to put on aloe. Reactin helps with getting by day to day.
I also have a genetic disorder that only ten people have ever been recorded with, can’t say the name on here due to privacy reasons but the only effects of it known so far are tube formations during pregnancy (me as a fetus not me pregnant) such as bowel malrotations, ureter placement, etc.. I do not think it has anything to do with what I am about to ask.
Okay, now on to the actual post. CONTEXT THAT MAY HELP: I wear glasses. A few months ago I noticed a bump behind my RIGHT ear. I then started to notice dry and peeling skin, so I brought it up to my doctor. She said it looked normal and that it would go away by itself, and that it was most likely a swollen lymph node. So I put some polysporin on it and waited. I even tried putting a bandage behind my ear so my glasses wouldn’t rub against it. A few weeks later, I started to get the dry skin thing behind my LEFT ear. No swollen lymph node, just the dry and peeling skin. At first I just thought it was because of my glasses. However it’s been months and my left ear looks like this (I will attach a photo in the description). My right ear still has the swollen lymph node, but it seems to have healed a bit. I’ll attach a photo of that one as well.
What do you think? Is it because of my glasses? From mask wearing (although I barely go out)? Is it just dry skin? Why is it symmetrical? What do I do about this? And why won’t my swollen lymph node stop swelling?
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2023.05.31 03:22 InflationForward6489 Does anyone know if you can transfer Pokémon from Lets Go Pikachu to Pokémon SV

Does anyone know if you can transfer Pokémon from Lets Go Pikachu to Pokémon SV
Does anyone know if you can transfer Pokémon from Lets Go Pikachu to Pokémon SV via the new Pokémon home update. I tried doing it directly but dont know if I need to do something else first.
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2023.05.31 03:22 NPC_Jesus Serious question about painting

Something that I noticed not just on Reddit but on a lot of different sites with mini painting is everyone does stark highlights. To me it looks great in photos but if I'm looking to play with it, or when I try to replicate the styles it doesn't look right.
For example a dark red cloak might have bright read with not much for blending like it would be in most cases irl. Then when I replicate it I think it looks tacky unless it's obviously a good example is this just me or is this just a style choice?
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2023.05.31 03:22 Cdot3 Galarian Slowking not counting for paldean Pokédex entry?

Just transferred G-Slowking to Scarlet to complete Pokédex but not registering in Pokédex. Is this correct or is something bugged ?
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2023.05.31 03:21 Antonio_Mortensen From Backpacks to Sling Bags: Which Type of Camera Bag is Right for You?

📷Camera Bag: Finding the Perfect Fit for Your Photography Gear As a photographer, you know that your camera gear is one of your most valuable possessions. Whether you're a professional or an amateur, you need a reliable and comfortable camera bag to keep your equipment safe and organized. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one. In this article, we'll explore the different types of camera bags and help you find the perfect fit for your needs. Backpacks: The Classic Choice for Comfort and Capacity When it comes to camera bags, backpacks are the classic choice. They offer plenty of space for your camera body, lenses, and accessories, and distribute the weight evenly across your back. This makes them a comfortable option for long hikes or travel. Many backpacks also have additional features like tripod holders, rain covers, and laptop compartments. Sling Bags: The Versatile Option for Quick Access Sling bags are a more recent addition to the camera bag market, but they've quickly gained popularity. They're designed to be worn over one shoulder, with the bag resting on your back or hip. This makes them a great option for photographers who need quick access to their gear. Sling bags are also more compact than backpacks, making them a good choice for urban photography or events where you need to move quickly. Messenger Bags: The Stylish Choice for Everyday Use Messenger bags are a stylish option for photographers who want to blend in with the crowd. They're designed to look like a regular messenger bag, but with added padding and compartments for your camera gear. Messenger bags are a good choice for photographers who want to carry their gear with them all day, but don't want to look like a tourist. Rolling Bags: The Heavy-Duty Choice for Travel If you're traveling with a lot of camera gear, a rolling bag might be the best option for you. These bags have wheels and a telescoping handle, making them easy to maneuver through airports or on rough terrain. Rolling bags are also designed to be durable and weather-resistant, so you can be sure your gear will be safe during transit. Conclusion Choosing the right camera bag is an important decision for any photographer. Whether you're looking for comfort, quick access, style, or durability, there's a bag out there that will meet your needs. By considering the different types of camera bags available, you can find the perfect fit for your photography gear. Related Websites: 1. B&H Photo Video: 2. Adorama: 3. Digital Photography Review:
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2023.05.31 03:21 MagnapinnaBoi How the hell do I transfer my game

Ok I know theres probably some thread to post this but I'm new here so if there is pls tell me where to post this before deleting this post.
I had an old account years ago with all my bungie shit on steam that got hacked, and now my friends have started playing this game again so I'm thinking of replying. Problem is I have no idea how to link accounts or transfer my game progress to the new account. The prompt to link accounts or transfer is available for other platforms like xbox, epic games, etc. But there isn't one for steam to steam. Anyone know how to help me with this shit?.
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2023.05.31 03:21 S0llani Sims 4 Xbox controls changing ??

Sims 4 Xbox controls changing ??
Okay so, I play the sims 4 on my Xbox since imo I don’t like playing it on computer and since I can’t transfer my data onto one another but that’s not the point here.
When I logged on today I noticed my controls were bugged and upon looking in the control panel they switched the LB and RB controls with the LT and RT controls making my muscle memory craz by the change, is there anyway to change it back because it’s frankly ANNOYING trying to play.
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2023.05.31 03:21 GarlicEnjoyer VSF Submariner 124060 (no date) from Ryan at InTime - first rep purchase

VSF Submariner 124060 (no date) from Ryan at InTime - first rep purchase
Hi all - first rep purchase and would love a second opinion (bit nervous about it all!). Also my first ever post on Reddit lol.
I have followed the format per the pinned post, see below:
  1. Dealer name: InTime (Ryan)
  2. Factory name: VSF
  3. Model name (& version number): 124060 (no date)
  4. Price paid: $518 (USDT)
  5. Album Links: photos attached
  6. Index alignment: looks great to me. I thought initially the '9' and corresponding bezel line was misaligned but after rotating the image I think it looks great.
  7. Dial Printing: looks great to me, perhaps the 'SUBMARINER' text isn't quite as thick as Gen but inconsequential to me. I understand comparison is not to be made to Gens.
  8. Date Wheel alignment/printing: Not applicable
  9. Hand Alignment: looks good to me
  10. Bezel: looks great, well polished
  11. Solid End Links (SELs): looks good to me
  12. Timegrapher numbers: None were sent - should I ask Ryan to send through?
  13. Anything else you notice: See (12) above. I remember seeing in other QC's that people recommend getting the watch regulated before getting it shipped. I would love some input from you experienced folk.
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2023.05.31 03:21 pobrowser Sprouts dying

Sprouts dying
Sorry about the blurry photos: Started some seedlings 4 or 5 weeks ago and they are not doing too well. Any advice as to where i went wrong and how i could avoid this in the future would be much appreciated.
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2023.05.31 03:21 Sea_Load Need opinions on whether or not to drop out of college.

So I have been in school since 2020 and gone to 3 different schools, now I’m on trying purdue university global. Now from my second institution I only needed one more class for my associates. At Purdue only 33 credits transferred and I need 180 for my degree. I am super burnt out and have no motivation to do any work. I also have a job currently where I’m working to be an owner of a company. Any thoughts?
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2023.05.31 03:21 CaptainChristopher02 My Floridian Arxur Daughter (Part 16)

My Floridian Arxur Daughter (Part 16)

Art by u/HaajaHenrik
Memory Transcription Subject: Dennis Ramos Rodriguez, Floridan Factory Meat Distributor
Date [Standardized Human Time]: November 25, 2136
I woke up to my wonderful wife by my side. She was still asleep. I gave her back rubs, earning a delightful coo from her.
“Psst, my love. Pancakes?”
Elena was still tired from last night. She spoke in a tired voice. “Mhmm, in bed please. I don’t think I can walk for now.”
I gave myself a pat on the back. “Your husbands still got it right?” I said smugly, earning a smile and blush from Elena.
I gave my wife a couple good kisses before heading downstairs. On my way to the kitchen, I noticed everyone else was up and already had breakfast.
Did I sleep in that much? We got home at 9:00pm… me and Elena started at 10:30pm… finished around 1:30… nope it’s only 9:30.
Everyone at the table looked like they didn’t get any sleep. Except for Chalta, who had a picture book next to her about aquatic animals, but why was she wearing headphones around her neck.
“Hey gang, how did everyone sleep?”
“Great daddy! Big brother gave me his special headphones, their so comfy and helped make everything quiet!”
“That’s great. Why did he give them to you though?”
Every adult looked at me like I said the worst dad joke in my life. Carlos put the headphones over Chalta’s ears while she continued eating.
My son looked right at me. “We heard it dad, all of it.”
Wait he doesn’t mean… oh sh-
Salisek interrupted my train of thought. “Where you even trying to be quiet?! We started hearing moans and had to cover Chalta’s ears! Also, three hours?! How?!”
“W-why didn’t you just go back to sleep?”
“Go back to sleep? With the last thought that my boyfriends’ parents were doing it in the other room?” Salisek looked at her parents. “You’re no better either! My ears work fine, and I know you two were having your own moment!”
That’s why the Venlil couple looked tired?
Carlos pointed at the princess. “Seriously! Did none of you think about Chalta! She’s like six! I wanna protect her innocence as much as possible, but it’s pretty hard when we have a grown women screaming in the next room ‘Oh yes, mi amor! Show me the nature of predators’! Like, what the hell is that even supposed to mean!”
My face was red with embarrassment. I could have sworn she whispered it! Tarvik and Talice also looked embarrassed.
Salisek continued from where Carlos left off. “That’s nothing compared to my dad who bleats like crazy! Yes, I know you do that, you were terrible at hiding it when I was growing up! I know you weren’t just giving mom a message! Then MOM was moaning ‘my dearest, show me the savagery humans have taught you’! That alone is not only wrong, just wrong, it’s also like… what does that even mean?!”
Talice spit out her orange juice! “Y-you heard that!”
“Seriously dad, WHAT IN THE ACTUAL SEPH!” my son said calmly. Wait, isn’t that a Venlil swear? “I gotta wait till marriage, but you couldn’t wait util we were all out of the house! GAWD DAYUM!”
We all looked over at Chalta who was still calmly eating her food. Smiling at the delicious bacon and eggs while looking at the pictures of fish. Those noise cancelling headphones where a really good investment.
“I’m… gonna make pancakes. Sorry.”
Everyone returned to their respective breakfast. As I walked past Tarvik I gave him a high five. Which earned a distasteful look from my son. I finished the pancakes and reached for the orange juice… I decided to go for the Gatorade instead.
My son noticed, “Why are you getting an energy drink?”
“Well since everyone knows I thought I might as well get ready for round too while you and Salisek take Chalta to the park or something. She hasn’t seen her Arxur playmate in a while.”
“Don’t you da- Arxur playmate?”
“Call Samuel, your old friend. I met him, he’s living with Arxur and her sister. The sister is close to Chalta’s age, and they became friends. Call them and set up a play date.”
“Yup. Now if you excuse me, I’m going back upstairs to make intense love with your mother.”
Tarvik and Talice looked at each other prompting a horrified look from the young couple.
“What? We might as well get it out of our systems?” Tarvik said, pulling his wife up and carrying her to the guest room.
Memory Transcript Subject: Carlos Jose Rodriguez, Mechanical Engineer, Florida Man
Date [Standardized Human Time]: November 25, 2136
I cannot believe that I had to grab my girl and sister because the “adults” got an itch from the Devils Tango! I decided to shake it off and enjoy the opportunity to spend more time with my sister. I decided to call Samuel another day. I’ll take Chalta to her old friend, but I wanted ‘us’ time.
I drove my car, my baby, of my own design and make. Mom said she’d keep it in good shape and boy did she! Electric and smooth, self-driving but I love having control. It also looked futuristic, as in glowing LED’s and a spoiler that moves on its own to adjust for aerodynamics.
The girls were sitting comfortably in the back. Salisek was reading to Chalta about blue whales.
“Wow! They’re so big!” said our wonderful princess.
“Yes, they are, apparently they weigh at most 330,000 pounds. Do you know how heavy that is?” said my adorable Venbig.
“No, is it a lot?”
“Your brother weighs about 200 pounds. It would take…” Salisek used the Calculator on her holopad. “1,650 of him to be the same as one of them!”
“That’s a lot of big brothers. What do they eat?”
“They eat very tiny fish called ‘krill’. They swim in very big groups. When a whale finds them, they open their mouths really big and filter the water out.”
It impressed me that Salisek was at the point where reading about predators didn’t bother her. I was proud at how far her family had come. They were once a timid bunch, now they’re riding death rides and cuddling with predators. It’s a good day to be a Floridian!
After some more driving we finally got to the area I wanted to spend the day. The Florida Mall had gone under some renovations in the past decades. The center of the mall had a small play area, perfect for kids. It also had some interesting places I wanted to check out with my, hopefully, future wife and little sister.
Chalta walked with us through the front doors, and she was in awe. She looked around at all the sights and smells the mall had to offer before tugging at my shirt. “Big brother, this place is so big! What is it?”
“It’s a mall Chalta. It’s a big store with a bunch of smaller stores in it. With some other places to play and eat. We have so much to explore!”
Salisek wrapped her tail around my waist. “So, where do we go first?”
“What are you in the mood for? Clothes, games, food, toys, cosmetics, technology, the list goes on.”
Chalta let out an audible gasp. “I KNOW! Let’s go look at dresses!”
“Like all dresses… or princess dresses. The Disney store has-”
Chalta’s scream turned about a dozen heads in the mall. Salisek walked over to give Chalta uppies. “Well Carlos, I guess we’re going to the Disney store.”
I looked on my phone for the Florida Mall app so I could perfectly Navigate the store. The Disney store was more in the center since it was popular with tourists and would bring people further into the store. This wasn’t a big deal as it allowed the girls to take in more of the sights. Despite being only stores, the designs and aesthetics were there to wow and impress.
“We have nothing like this on Venlil prime. Most of the stores we have are outside, but because these are all indoors it gives them more options for comfort and decorations since they don’t have to worry about weather and can put a plug anywhere.”
“I love the pretty lights! The ladies in the windows are pretty. I wish I was as pretty like them.”
I stopped in my tracks and scooped up my sister from Salisek’s arms. I held her close and looked her dead in the eyes.
“What did you just say? You are the prettiest of the pretty! You know that right?” Chalta looked unconfident in her appearance. Time to be a big brother. “I want you to repeat after me, I am the prettiest of the pretty. Say it!”
“I am the prettiest of the pretty?”
“I am the prettiest of the pretty.”
“Louder, give it all you got!”
Some random group of young women where walking past us and heard our conversation and decided to join in. “Yes, you are gator girl!” “The prettiest of the pretty!” “You are so cute!” “I wish I had your claws!” “*squeal*AWW, BABY!”
At moments like these I realized, I am such an awesome brother. Salisek seemed to think so. The way she moved her tail and ears indicated attraction. Can’t say I blame her; responsibility is one of the hottest traits a man can possess.
Chalta giggled in my arms and gave me a forehead kiss. “I love you, big brother.”
“I would die for you.”
After some more walking we finally arrived at the Disney store. I let Chalta down and she raced to the Princess section. There were a variety of styles of new and old characters. Snow White, Belle, Merida, Ariel, Mulan, Tiana… but we all knew what she wanted.
“Cinderella! Big brother look it’s Cinderella!”
“I can see.” I looked around for one of the employees. An older Hispanic women caught my attention, and I flagged her down. She seemed to know the drill and wasn’t even surprised that Chalta was an Arxur. I didn’t know why until she spoke.
“Hello niña, what can I help you with?”
“I wanna Cinderella dress!”
The women whose name was Camila, indicated by her name tag, looked Chalta up and down. I had a feeling she was getting her measurements. Grandma would do the same thing when fixing our clothes. Some women just had a knack for knowing your size after getting a good look at you.
“Give me a moment.” She went to the back and pulled out an extra small in… Arxur?! “I always keep spares just in case. This should fit your body type nicely. Would you like to try it out?”
Chalta looked at the dress, mouth agape and eyes wide. “Yes. A thousand times yes.”
She ran into the changing room and Salisek followed to help her with any zippers and fittings. I took the time to ask Camila some much needed questions.
“Camila… how often do Arxur shop for princess dresses?”
“A lot of Arxur. Most of the refugees from Wriss love getting pretty. They just don’t show it in public.”
While I was trying to process the information, I noticed a tall figure approaching us. It was an Arxur, a very big female Arxur. The gator women paid no attention to us as she confronted Camila.
“Hello Camila, I’m here to pick up my order. Under the name, Vraka.”
“Of course, you said it’s for work, right?”
“Yup, boss said I could get it here. They really want to make young Arxur feel more comfortable at Disney.” Vraka turned her gaze towards me and took on a defensive tone. “What? Got a problem with an Arxur making little Arxur girls dreams come true?”
“N-no ma’am. In fact, I think it’s rather beautiful.”
Vraka smirked and pulled a picture from her wallet that was in the greenish blue dress I just realized she was wearing. Arxur usually don’t wear clothes, but since coming to Earth they’ve started adhering to a lot of our customs. Whether it was for integration purposes, or they just liked it was anyone’s guess.
“Sorry sir, but I already have a human in my life.” The human in question must be the man in the picture next to her and the smaller Arxur. Wait a minute, is that Samuel?
“Does this human know a man by the name of Dennis… and an Arxur named Chalta.”
Vraka’s eyes shot wide open and pulled the photo back. “How do you know that?”
“Big brother! How do I look in my dress!”
I turned around to see… oh my god. The most beautiful princess in all the land had somehow waltzed into the real world with grace unlike any other.
Salisek followed behind and both the girls were frozen at the sight of the huge Arxur.
“C-Carlos… who is this?”
I quickly answered to calm her down. “Chalta, you had an Arxur friend on the ship, right? What was her name?”
“A-Akara.” Chalta stuttered.
Vraka’s eyes lit up and a smile cracked beneath those huge teeth. “Akara! I got someone you might like to see!” A small Arxur appeared from the direction of the toy section. Not as small as Chalta, but definitely a child.
The two girls ran toward each other and embraced in a beautiful display of affection. It’s good we came today, otherwise we might have missed them.
I gently grabbed Salisek’s hand, she seemed to be feeling better. Seeing that the small Arxur was clearly friendly and familiar with Chalta, it only seemed natural that it would help calm her senses. Still, I could tell she was overwhelmed with fear, mainly from Vraka. A smaller Arxur was one thing, but Vraka was anything but small.
“Vraka this is my girlfriend Salisek. I’m Carlos, Dennis’s son. I used to know Samuel from our old jobs. The little princess you see is Chalta, I’m sure Akara has told you something.”
“Yes, she has, thank you. I don’t think you have any comprehension of just how happy Akara is. Finding friends and adjusting to Earth’s customs was hard enough for a young Arxur. Everything we’ve seen seems like a paradox from what were used to. Even you, Salisek. It’s nice to know some Venlil aren’t measly cowards.”
Salisek swallowed. “I-it’s n-nice to know n-not all Arxur are vicious k-killers, b-but Ch-Chalta already p-proved that t-to m-me.”
Vraka gave a hardy chuckle. Arxur voices are surprisingly deep, it’s hard to imagine that might be Chalta one day. “You do have some moxxy, I’ll give you that. Not even some humans would call us killers to our faces without trying to get on our bad side. Yet here you are fighting fear, and not letting it control you from some decent banter. I’m impressed.”
The girls continued playing and I noticed that Akara had a purple dress. I assumed that dresses where popular with Arxur women since they didn’t have to worry about their tails being constrained and it would help humans better identify their sex.
“Vraka, is Samuel here today?”
“No, but I’ll tell him about you. He’s at work right now. Funny thing, when he came back, he talked about some fond memories of you and your family. I assume you too go way back?”
“Yeah, but I changed jobs and after keeping in tough for a while he just… stopped. I was always worried and tried to contact him, but nothing happened. I just assumed he moved on and that was that.”
“Really, just like that?” Vraka’s voice indicated sympathy. That seemed to take Salisek off guard slightly. I guess she assumed that most Arxur couldn’t feel much empathy. Chalta seemed to be an exception due to her age.
“Yeah, could you talk to him about it for me? I don’t know if he’ll open up to you and it might be wrong, but I just want to know if he’s okay.”
“I’ll get your contact information, and I think Samuel already has your fathers, but as of now you don’t need to worry. Samuel is doing fine.”
“Thanks. Say, how did you and Samuel meet?”
“We met while I was stationed on Earth with Chief Hunter Isif to help with survivors.”
“Really, why did you decide to stay?”
Vraka’s face seemed to turn red almost instantly. Did I say something wrong? Wait, what did dad say about them.
“…Um. W-well you see. I-It’s actually a reaaaaaaly funny story.” Dear God, they totally did it. “Um, HEY LOOK AT THE KIDS!”
Not wanting to make the situation more awkward I diverted my attention to Chalta and Akara. The little Arxurs continued playing and I could only laugh at seeing something so precious. Salisek’s tail motion showed she agreed. Even Vraka’s cheeks blushed a little seeing her sister so happy.
Akara grabbed a red lightsaber from her dress pocket while Chalta grabbed a nearby magic wand bubble dispenser. While they were “battling” I looked at the price of the dress. A decent price but I was worried Chalta would wear it so often she would break it.
Like us and our Spider-Man costume.
Vraka seemed to sense my concern. “Don’t worry about it, I get discounts. We got a buy one, get one free sale right now.”
Freakin’ score!
I went and purchased two dresses of the same size. I also managed to find an extra secret surprise for Chalta when we get to Disney World this weekend.
Salisek was still anxious around Vraka but attempted to make small talk anyways. “S-so Vraka, h-how’s Earth? Do you l-like it more than W-Wriss?”
“Oh, much better. I’m always fed, and humans are also surprisingly warm to be around. If the socialization gets to be too much I can just politely leave and they’re okay with it. Their lives and cultures are all so interesting; I’ve been spending a lot of time studying them.”
“Oh, t-that’s very nice to know… um, I k-know I shouldn’t ask but h-have you ever… p-participated in a r-raid?”
Woah! Okay, even Vraka was shocked about that question!
“W-why would you ask if I participated in a raid?!”
Vraka and I were stunned. Somehow the girls ignored the yelling, but Camila was watching from a distance. She was definitely listening to our conversation like a soap opera.
Vraka took a moment to think and took a deep breath.
“I was part of Chief Hunter Isif’s fleet. I haven’t been on many raids, but I’ve still participated in some. Many of them on Venlil Prime.”
Salisek started to tremble. I gave her soothing scratches behind her ear to calm her down. I gestured that she could stop if it was too much, but she insisted. I couldn’t imagine why she’d do that, but she made her choice, so Vraka continued.
“When Earth was attacked, I was one of the many Arxur sent to help in the aftermath. That’s where I met Samuel. I eventually left the fleet, not because we were still eating… you know, but because I didn’t want to leave Earth. After me and Samuel had gotten… acquainted, I had gotten a taste of the love humans offered. I realized for the first time in my life that I was missing something, genuine love. Not obligatory or fake love many of us would emulate for benefits, but real love.”
Vraka’s voice started to tremble ever so slightly. She didn’t look like she was about to cry, but she sounded like she was fighting a tear. “Little by little everything that I believed about strength and usefulness, about sentience and betterment, was broken down into nothingness. Salisek, know I have been to Venlil prime. I have killed and eaten many Venlil. At the time, I enjoyed it. Now I hate myself for that. I realized what I’ve done. Since I’ve worked at those ‘theme parks’ the humans have, I’ve had to work with other prey species. I call them friends now.”
Salisek’s tail wrapped around my waist. I could feel her calming slightly as Vraka started showing more signs of emotion. “Nothing I do can erase my past, but I am trying to do better. Still, I understand if you hate me. I won’t judge, but please don’t blame Akara. She’s never been outside of home. Any sapient thing she’s eaten, it’s because that’s all we-”
“I know.” Salisek had finally worked up the courage to talk to the Arxur without stuttering. “I don’t know everything about the Arxur, but I’ve been talking with Carlos and Dennis. I know you didn’t have much of a choice.”
Tears formed in Vraka’s eyes, and she spoke humbly. “I… I’m sorry. For everything we’ve done, I’m sorry.”
Salisek let go of my waist, and with minor hesitation, embraced Vraka. Vraka looked like she wanted to return the favor, but she looked as though she was debating her worthiness of it.
“I can’t forgive every Arxur, and I don’t know if the thought of what you’ve done will ever leave my mind, but I know Arxur can show love. They can show regret, sadness, fear, and empathy. I don’t even know if I should, but I want Chalta to grow up in a world where she doesn’t need to hate who she is. If I want that, then maybe I need to break some barriers and accept some people can change.”
A small, singular tear found its way down Vraka’s cheek and onto Salisek’s fur. “W-what?”
“I… forgive you.”
Vraka finally accepted the hug and pulled Salisek in for a strong embrace. “Th-thank you. You have no idea how long I’ve been battling my own demons ever since I came to Florida. Thank you.”
Watching them embrace warmed my heart. I would have joined but I felt a little princess tug at my shirt.
“Big brother, why are the sisters hugging?”
“Because they love each other my little princess.”
Memory Transcription Subject: Vraka, Arxur Defector, Disney Cast Member
Date [Standardized Human Time]: November 25, 2136
While Carlos was playing with Vraka and Chalta I sat on a bench with Salisek. We agreed that the human had enough energy to spare for two active kids. I’ll admit that while I felt guilty hugging a, rather large, Venlil, her touch was much appreciated. We chatted a bit about our lives.
“Vraka, where do you work? I know you said at Disney, but doing what?”
I let out a heavy sign. “Tell no one.”
“Lips are sealed.”
“I work as… a princess. Disney likes representation so giving Arxur girls their own princess before their own proper movie made sense.” And it worked too, the kids love it. Human, Arxur, hell even a Yotul.
“Sorry what?”
“A princess! The outfit was for Snow White, or a guess Snow Grey now.”
Salisek looked like she was trying hard not to laugh. *pftt*“I’m sorry, ha. But that’s adorable!”
“Adorable huh! Well guess what, I bought a second dress because my human like a little role play!”
“…I beg your pardon.” Salisek’s face when to disgust and had an light orange color to it.
Heh, I’ll show her adorable!
“Oh yeah, sometimes I’ll send Akara out with his grandparents and we get busy after his big lonely Arxur princess craves some release. Think about that when you picture me in a dress! Wait… actually don’t I got way to ahead of myself. Oh, Prophet please forget!”
That was so stupid of me. God this is so embarrassing!
I covered my face with my clawed hands. After a moment I looked up at Salisek, who’s look went from disgust to… curiosity?
“Vraka, Carlos and I have an agreement. We’re doing the whole, ‘wait till marriage thing’, while I don’t mind, I am concerned that we won’t be… compatible. Is there any advice you can give me?”
Is she serious? This is what she wants to ask.
“Well… I don’t know much about Venlil anatomy, but it can’t be much different than Humans and Arxur. If you want my advice, let him lead. If he’s lost, help him find his way. Take your time and enjoy each other’s presence. But most of all, when in doubt remember this, humans are endurance predators. Do with that what you will.”
Her face was completely orange now, and she used her paws to bury her tail in her face.
“Oh Seph, I shouldn’t have asked.”
“Heh, you innocent Venlil!”
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