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03 April 2008 @ 08:46 pm
some lucien aww-ness  
prior to these pictures, lucien hadn't been on my hand for about a week, as she was preparing for and carrying out her moult. the first day of her emergence, she was rather shy and stayed in her cocoon for most of the day... until i took her jar in my hand to hold for awhile. i sometimes like to hold the kids' jars to get them used to movements.

the minute i carried lucien's jar, she came out walking right away. after a coupla turns around her little home, she sat down right where my finger pressed against her jar wall. as in, she literally sat by pressing herself down in a resting position as if she was in bed. said bed was, at that moment, directly opposite her in full sight. i was rather happy, and wondered if my efforts in domesticating her has really paid off. she took a nap indirectly on my finger like that, for a long while. i had time to take pictures of her and then wonder what do to next. she woke up from her little nap and walked off only when i moved my finger. :)

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isn't my little darling looking more and more like her beautiful mother, lucy? that's lucy in my icon for this entry.

i was only going to post the two pics of her through the jar walls... but couldn't resist sneaking in one gorgeous picture to whet your appetites. as expected, i have loads of awesome pictures of her on my hand. but i shall try to post in some semblance of progression from their early infant days. there will be sneak peeks once in awhile when there are note-worthy bits i feel i have to say, like this one.

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feelin': amusedamused
 
 
 
kyle cassidykylecassidy on April 3rd, 2008 01:32 pm (UTC)
it's a love story, about a girl and a spider.....
JV: lucyfacedrag0nette on April 3rd, 2008 01:41 pm (UTC)
a local paper wants to come shoot us next week. :D nothing confirmed at this point, but it might be a bit of fun!

do you reckon the lucien story will be stronger than the munster story? it's quite different raising a bub from egg stage to the little queen she is today... but munster will always be the fire-starter!
kyle cassidykylecassidy on April 3rd, 2008 01:52 pm (UTC)
that's probably for you and your editor to work out together. i'm partial to munster though, because it has a more interesting beginning.
JV: munsterpeekdrag0nette on April 3rd, 2008 01:56 pm (UTC)
yeh they definitely want to focus on how it all started. i will probably babble like a runaway train and see how much of it they want to publish. :)
ex_neke on April 3rd, 2008 05:33 pm (UTC)
Aw. ^^
JV: lucyfacedrag0nette on April 3rd, 2008 05:54 pm (UTC)
:D
A hazel-eyed fae in a human shell.: questionhazeleyedfae on April 4th, 2008 02:38 pm (UTC)
Have your spiders ever bit you?
JV: lucydrag0nette on April 4th, 2008 03:01 pm (UTC)
nope. their fangs are curved inwards so it's not easy for spiders of this size to bite human skin. when these babies get to full size (lucy-size) they may be able to cause a little pinch. won't be any worse than a bee sting. and what's most important is, they won't even think about biting humans because they don't see us as food. we're moving mountains. only if you try to pin a spider down, then you might get bitten. :)