…which is good, because they’re kinda strange
Dog Con 7
Day 14, Con Day 1: In which we review the wedding & party, everybody just plays the hell out of games, then parties like it’s 1889
The wedding went off perfectly, with Morris the Cat officiating. For cats, having Morris do the duty was like Jesus marrying two humans. When he walked out, every cat and dog in the placed gasped.
(Jazz: It was an incredible surprise and an honor.)
(Flash: He was great! A god among cats!)
(Leon: I got a tear in my eye when I saw him.)
(Roxy: I wept like a kitten.)
There were hundreds of sentients at the wedding and the whole town of Critter City watched on big screens all over town.
(Jazz: The Girls were beautiful in their peach colored collars, ribbons and the diamond earrings.)
(Flash: And Lulu, my Best Bitch, was snazzy in her new tuxedo paint job.)
Once the wedding was over, there were a zillion pictures and then the crazy big buffet dinner. After that were toasts and speeches. Sasha went completely sappy when she gave hers.
(Jazz: It was so sweet! She was crying and telling Flash what a great brother he was and how she loved him and was proud of him. He cried, too.)
(Flash: It was allergies.)
(Leon: Dude, you were sobbing like a baby! You used a whole box of tissue.)
Once all that was done, it was time to party! We had at least 500 sentients there. Rather than give a blow by blow, I figure I’ll just let the critters comment on stuff.
(Sasha: It was very sweet watching Flash & Jazz dance while Frank Sinatra sang to them.)
(Daisy: OMG! I got to meet Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock and Dr. McCoy and Mr. Sulu and Lt. Uhura and…)
(Silky: I loved seeing Bob Hope and Errol Flynn and John Wayne.)
(Lulu: I got to meet K-9. He’s pretty smart, but his speech software blows.)
(Daisy: …and ALL the Doctors and Captain Picard and Tony Stark and Lt. Commander Data and four James Bonds and some Klingons and…)
(Leon: You know, horses are pretty nice folks. I hung out with a few of them.)
(Roxy: The otters were a hoot. Who knew they could play jazz?)
(Sadie: Dean Martin and Johnny Carson were funny.)
(Jazz: Dad does a pretty good Louis Prima impression. Even Louis was impressed.)
(Sasha: You should have been there later on when he did his Tom Waits impression and sang “Open Invitation To The Blues”)
(Flash: Yeah, well, after Jazz sang “Why Don’t You Do Right” in the Jessica Rabbit style to me, it was honeymoon time.)
(Daisy: …and hobbits and Gandalf and HARRY GODDAMN POTTER and Hermione and Ron and Dobby and Dr. Banner and Mrs. Peel and Mr. Steed and…)
(Sadie: It was pretty cool how, after Flash & Jazz left, everything changed from the Sands Hotel in Vegas, 1962 to the Fillmore West, San Francisco, 1969)
(Roxy: Kind of mixed with a rave and a battle of the bands. It was VERY cool how those “Matrix Bracelets” let us learn how to play any instrument AND know the words to any song.)
(Daisy: …and Mal Reynolds and Clark Savage Jr. and Monk Mayfair and Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle and Captain Jack Harkness and…)
(Sasha: It was pretty cool watching Mom, in those leather pants & jacket, sing “I Love Rock & Roll”, then see Dad & Uncle Spike do “Layla”. They were tearin’ it up!)
(Sadie: Lots of people went off to those holosuites. What was up with that?)
(Daisy: …and Groot and Rocket and Steve Rogers and Miss Romanov and Dr. Crusher and Jadzia Dax and Sarah Jane Smith and…)
Lulu: Yeah, it was a night to remember all right.)
After the party was over, we left and were back on the bus just 5 minutes after we left, but dog tired, so we all hit the sack for a good 10 hour nap. (Note: between the wedding, dinner and party, we were in folded time for 12 hours)
The Rejuvenox wore off while we were asleep, so we all woke up in our old physical forms. Better than being dead, I guess.
(Silky: Goodbye, taut tummy and firm boobs!)
Our first convention day started with a bang up breakfast at Chez Mom’s and then we all scattered to thr four winds for gaming. It broke down kind of like this…
The critters (accompanied by Arcadia) went off to play in some LARPs, with the old hands showing the newbies the ropes.
(Daisy: Wow! That Dungeons & Dogs LARP was hella fun!)
(Silky: It sure was! I got to play a fighter and I kicked ass!)
(Jazz: We cats played in the Cats & Caverns adventure. I was a mage and Roxy was a thief.)
(Roxy: We killed a Greater Mummy!)
Grace & Mary & Caroline & Ginie went into the Hall O’ Boardgames and were there most of the day.
Miranda and Lauren mostly played video games.
Spike, Brian, Avis and I did a tour of the Dealer’s room and then played in several RPG sessions, including the new D&D, Traveller and Over The Edge.
For dinner, we all went to Big Slabs O’ Meat for lots ODF, well, meat and other, lesser foodstuffs. Filled up from that, we waddled back to our rooms to get ready for the Con Party.
(Sasha: I LOVE that place! I almost overdosed on meat.)
Now, normally, this big shindig is held on Wednesday night, but this year they moved it to Thursday night because half the con was at the wedding party. Very cool of them to do it.
The theme for this year’s party is “Steampunk Villainy” so we will all be going as various Evil Geniuses, Masterminds, Mad Scientists and Vile Criminals. They have three bands playing, including Abney Park. Should be a fun Victorian time.
The critters and Lauren and Arcadia will all be here in our room watching old “Aircat” and “Bark Savage” serials. There will be a mountain of snacks.
(Leon: AIRCAT! Fuck yeah!)
More blogstuff tomorrow.