Wow! It's been so long! Aside from a very short visit last July, I haven't been here in, well-- I don't know! Perhaps a year? Perhaps more; two even
? However long it's been, it has been far too long!
I'm back everyone! I'd be very flattered if any o y'all might remember me--I've gone by a few names over the years: dark hunter 554, The (Low-Carb) Dark Hunter, etc
.-- because I sure as heck remember many of you! Coming back after all that time, and just browsing through the new topics and active members list, the good ol' nostalgia came flooding back, and I loved it
A fairly simple explanation for my dissapearing is that life punched me in the gut and dragged me, kicking and screaming, into the real world. 2011 was a relatively terrible year for me, and 2012 more than made up for it but was super packed with things happening. I pretty much spent my whole absence bogged down with my social life and relationships, schoolwork, volunteer work and college apps, and a lot
of painting and sculpting; and, probably more significantly, I went through one of those perpetual not-quite-feeling-it phases where Bionicle sorta faded from my life. It happens to everyone; apparently it was my turn to grow up
Expect me to be back for good! I'll soon start posting art again, effectively crawling right back into my abandoned 'General Art' cave, and I hope to try my hand at the RPGs and short story writing again, if just to see how far I've come since the old days.
Oh, I love it here! The new layout has grown on me pretty quickly, since I didn't spend too much time with it when BZP came back from a 9-month downtime (makes my last blog entry pretty ironic in retrospect; I said I'd only be gone a week!). I love seeing the wonderful emotes again, and the wonderful proto-energy bar, and my shiny new spinny, and oh-me oh-my, it's all just so wonderful! This truly is my favorite place on the 'net
Welp, it's fairly late at night and I think I'll just leave this as-is for now; I don't think much more needs to be said. Please drop me a comment if you wish, I'd love to know you're out there and remember me if we're old friends or acquaintaces or you just remember me posting or something or other! I'd really appreciate seeing some familiar faces