- Posted: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 18:02:44 +0000
"Have a nice trip," the lady at the time machine has said. You stare at the massive iron door; it's almost overwhelming and impossible: going to the future. Still, you decide to step into the machine, and you see that it's more like a massive room branching with hallways leading to different times. As you walk past the time shift beams in the hallway marked "The Future," you feel a sudden chill come over you; immediately, you see a door made with a substance that is completely alien to you. As you open the door, the sunlight blinds you, so you immediately close your eyes and step out into this new world.
You cautiously open one eye to see a being of average height clad in black and red with gruesome skin and more than two beady, red, fish eyes. In an effort to back away from this somewhat alarming creature, you spin around quickly and fall to the ground. A gloved hand reaches out to you, and a toneless voice greets you, "I am sorry to have caught you by surprise young traveler. I am DCB and this," DCB gestures towards a skyline of tall rounded buildings, surrounded with an almost florescent light, from a metallic sun. "is The Future, and I am your host." Flying objects, ranging from what a modern Gaian would call an U.F.O, to what looks like a Mini Cooper with booster engines bustle about the sky, in between the buildings.
You take in the sight, only to be interrupted by two more beings rushing over. A tall slender woman with black hair pulled into a low messy bun, clad in black and ivory speaks first, "Why hello there," she says in a sweet voice, "DCB, who is your friend?" Before DCB can answer, she speaks again, "I am Indigo, one of your co-hosts, and this," she pauses gesturing to an elven woman, with two curly pigtails, dressed in a skirt made of natural material, and a shirt of a golden fabric, "is your other co-host Kitty."
Kitty waves hello, "Welcome to The Future. If you want to find your way around, you are going to need these." She hands you a pair of specks. "When you put them on," she presses a small button on the side, and a map pops up in front of your eyes. "You see several buildings marked with a blinking dot, that corresponds to a location name."
- *Entrance Square- This is where you entered The Future. The portal to the rest of the ball is here. You are here.
*Authorities Avenue and Guidelines Street- A complete list of the rules can be found here.
*The Contest Corner- This is the place to be for neat competitions and games, that could result in GREAT prizes for you.
*Storyboard Square- Storytelling goes back to the beginning of time. Here in the future, we tell stories of our long lost past, otherwise known as your modern times. Help us write these stories, to share with our future generations.
DCB smiles and speaks once more, but this time his voice has an eerily metallic echo to it; still, it's obvious he is not as scary as he sounds or looks because you can detect happiness in his voice as he tells you, "Go out and enjoy yourself. The Future is waiting for you."
Kitty and Indi wave and usher you off to join the others. "Have fun!"