• Phoe's Very First Unboxing Post


    Occasionally, we blogponies are gifted with free stuff. Arm bands, shot glasses, et cetera and so forth. Days when I get a package are always awesome and put a smile on my face from the moment I open my mailbox. But, it has always been my great regret that I have never had a camera to share these generous gifts with. And when this latest box came in the mail, that was still true. So I don't have a shot of the box with my name on it. And I don't have a shot of the black 'Dungeons and Dragons' bag that was inside. Or the soft paper wrapping that was inside that. But after that I got to go shopping, and while I was out I picked up a new phone.

    So, would you like to know what was gifted to me by a young author calling himself PK? Then you will have to check below this page break. (I'll give you a hint: it is one of the greatest things ever)
    It's a Lyra!
    Look at that! That is a 4 inch Lyra figurine! It turns out PK has access to a 3D printer, and with the help of a virtual model and some very talented paintwork by his friend Sirrus, he brought Lyra into the human world! And then sent her to meeeeeeeeee!

    ...I am not ashamed to admit I spent the next hour trotting her across the furniture making little clippity clop sound effects. I'm a big girl! =D

    Side View Action!



    Here she is from the side, looking bright and chipper and beautiful. I'm sorry about the quality of some of these shots. I'm not exactly a professional photographer, and I don't have a lot of space to put things. I didn't want the shots to be boring, so I moved her around the shelves a bit to provide some background variety.

    It's lovely to meet you, Pinklestia
    Here's a shot for size comparison. Excessively pink Celestia stands about a head and a half taller than fair Lyra here. She's made of very delicate material, so a larger model was impossible. I'm totally ok with this, I think she looks perfect!

    Take the hint, ROM hackers
    I was told I should put her "on a bench". This is the best I could come up with. It's also probably the best shot of the bunch, because I figured out how to actually work the camera application. At least now you can see how good the cutie mark looks! If there is a better pony out there, I haven't seen her. Thank you, PK. I couldn't ask for a better gift. You should totally sell these things...