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.
TOTAL WRECK - crazy-eyed hound is covered in cobwebs, has a vespiary on back, graffiti on side and savage thirst for boat fuel. Frankly, I'm in over my head. He's in room 115 at Motel 6, yours free. 555-2851
Yes, it's the perfect form for surviving a car crash. But it's also the perfect form for so much more, like surviving the trauma of reading any news headline in 2016.
Second Life Safari highlights a magical and mystical adventure through the bowels of the Internet. We take a look behind the scenes of "Second Life," and present to you the things all other media outlets are too embarrassed to show. Social networking hits another new low, and can only be seen in Second Life Safari.