Welcome to MarsCon! This year's convention theme was Steampunk, and here Lord Ramirez showcases his costume with the con's "time machine"
Bella keeps an eye on things, as Luna-C rehearses Friday night for our show
It's not often you get to share a hotel room with a Dalek and a Cyberman...or at least part of them
Rachel demonstrates what all the best dressed Cybermen are wearing this year.
And the latest in Dalek fashion, too.
Saturday morning Bella meets a new friend, courtesy of a local animal adoption society.
"I Am Spock."
Here Lord Ramirez demonstrates how to operate the time machine.
A close-up of the time machine's dashboard. Nicely done! It's hard to see in this photo, but it actually does light up.
Rick as the 6th Doctor takes a spin in the time machine. It's not the TARDIS, but it'll have to do.
Bella decides she'd like a ride too.
I join them in my own thrown-together Steampunk attire!
Finally I get the chance to take it for a spin on my own.
After travelling through time, I visit with the local military presence. (It wasn't my intention with this costume, but I had more than one person ask if I was Steampunk Princess Leia.)
At the 501st table with members of Garrison Tyranus
A trooper with a young recruit
Boba Fett guards the 501st table.
Some brave young con attendees wander over to get a closer look at his costume!
Can't be on guard duty ALL the time.
Mattax, CO of Garrison Tyranus, joins the troops for a lunch break
"Looks like I ate a sour ch..."
Out for a stroll
Recreating a scene from one of the Star Wars comic books
Later that day, the troops gather for the 501st costuming panel.
My first "troop" of the year!