Midnight In The Desert — elves

Fantasy Fan Undergoes Plastic Surgery, Skin Bleaching and Eye Coloring in Quest to Become Real-Life Elf

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Fantasy Fan Undergoes Plastic Surgery, Skin Bleaching and Eye Coloring in Quest to Become Real-Life Elf

Luis Padron, a 25-year-old fantasy fan and cosplay enthusiast from Argentina, has spent tens of thousands of dollars altering his looks in his desire to become a real-life elf. Luis says he became obsessed with fantastic beings like elves and angels after being bullied as a child. He used to get picked on because he dyed his hair and had a different dress style than most boys his age, and since he didn’t have many friends growing up, he spent all of his free time reading fantasy books and dressing as his favorite characters. By the end of high-school, his...

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After Mudslides and Flooding in Iceland, Elves Are Suspects

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After Mudslides and Flooding in Iceland, Elves Are Suspects

When Siglufjordur, a small mountain town in northern Iceland, was hit by a series of storms last summer, construction workers clearing a roadway soon found themselves dodging mudslides and contending with a flooded river. A crew member was injured, then a bulldozer broke down. A TV reporter, who arrived to survey the damage, sank into a mud pit and had to be rescued. Clearing the debris stretched into a 10-day ordeal and became a spectacle. The culprit, locals knew, had been heavy rainfall. Or elves. It turns out that construction workers had unwittingly dumped dirt on a rock that is...

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Iceland construction workers unearth magic rock to appease angry elves

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Iceland construction workers unearth magic rock to appease angry elves

ICELAND has been forced to bow to pressure from elves and uncover a supposedly enchanted elfin rock after highway workers accidentally buried it — infuriating the mythical creatures, reports said Tuesday. The angry elves were suspected of causing a series of mishaps after the rock was covered over when workers cleared away the debris from a landslide, the Morgunbladid daily reported. Iceland is no stranger to bending to the will of its elfin population. Construction sites have previously been moved so as not to disturb the creatures and fishermen have refused to go to sea because of their warnings: in...

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