Chapter 3: The Age of Elsewhere

'Twas not long before, in the interest of innovation, we sent brave cadets into space.

Out there, amidst the stars, rendered delusional by grandeur, it almost seemed as if our very existence in Second Life was pathetically insignificant by comparison.


Oh, how the heavens can drive one to heresy.

Meanwhile, back on terra virtua, those at home entertained visitors from an alien place: the real world.

We welcomed them with open arms (and legs).

Their terrestrial politics were strange, to say the least, but we nevertheless did our level best to take part in the process.

We encouraged their economic involvement...

...so long as a few cultural changes were made.

But even the most awful alien intrusion couldn't prepare us for the horror that was to come.

More Second Life Safari

This Week on Something Awful...

  • Meditations from a Movable Weiner

    Meditations from a Movable Weiner

    Sometimes I dream that I'm sitting in the back of the defunct Weinermobile as it careens driverless down the highway. At first I thought this was symbolic of the powerlessness I feel in life, but then I realized it's actually the Weinermobile's dream of being able to drive again.

  • BarkWire.com Dog Reviews: The Barquis de Sade & Cleaver

    BarkWire.com Dog Reviews: The Barquis de Sade & Cleaver

    Three years ago, when we were burying my uncle, Cleaver and some gross lady dog (Solstice???) showed up at the cemetery and starting going at it really loudly. It ruined everything and we had to have a "re-do" the next day and it cost a fortune. I've hated him ever since for that.

Copyright ©2014 Rich "Lowtax" Kyanka & Something Awful LLC.