|Giant squid peeking out during feeding time|
(La Legion Fantastique at Dickens Fair)
The motto of the Legion Fantastique:
Science!provides a quintessential expression of this spirit.
However stated, certain key elements are common:
- A joyful sense of adventure.
- A faith in human ingenuity and integrity to overcome obstacles practical or political.
- A maker ethos, eg a higher value placed on hand-crafted items, as a reflection of the maker’s resourcefulness.
- Humor and fun.