Having received Rand’s blessing at Mysterium, my Black Ships fabric is officially up for sale on Spoonflower! I wholly recommend ordering it on the Silky Faille to get those rich blacks.
It’s based on one of my favourite Easter Eggs in the game, the bolt of Black Ships fabric you find hidden in Sirrus’ room on Stoneship. I took the opportunity to update the pattern for the post-Hypercard generation; if Sirrus is wearing it, I figure it deserves a bit more opulence.
Between the cleft and the lip of the caldera, the whole side of the volcano was carpeted in flowers. Even in the moonlight he could distinguish those bright colors- violets and blues, dark greens and lavender, bright reds and violent oranges. He stared, uncomprehending.
It was impossible.
"They’re called ephemerals," Anna said, speaking into that perfect silence. "Their seeds- hundreds of thousands of tiny seeds- lay in the dry earth for years. And then, when finally the rains come, they blossom. For a single day- for one single night- they bloom. "
I just wanted to stop in and thank everyone who attended my art panel at Cyan last weekend- it was so lovely meeting all y’all, and it warmed the very cockles of my heart to see such an enthusiastic reaction to my sketches and ramblings.
I should be posting a link to the MoietyPunk and Mo D’ni, Mo Problems shirts, as well as a site to browse through my Myst journals, some time in the very near future- I’ve got a lot coming up in the next couple of weeks (moving, conventions, and a very Myst-appropriate trip to Iceland) so thanks for hanging in there. <3