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A fire fades by AssasinMonkey A fire fades by AssasinMonkey
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Sometimes... just... nevermind

I hope the picture tells most of the story

Was a rather quick one, but sometimes an idea is just as fast so you just need to try and capture it. And I hope I managed to do so and carry it over to you. :(

It was nice making snow for once, but I guess that's just part of exploring new things

Approx time: 1,7 hour

Edit: Wow, all the beautiful comments, it's heart warming :) You all make the best stories, All the feels, Thank you!
I'm sorry for my lack of replies, I'm at a loss of words for the beauty of all the comments.
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Travolore Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful but you'll forgive me if I'm getting some serious Empire flashbacks here. In a good way.
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InDeepSchit Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014   Photographer

Seeing how much snow has already covered her, she's obviously been in that position for a good while. And if she isn't dead from severe hypothermia already, she soon will be. Even if the figure in the background (presumably RD) reached Gilda while she was still alive, she'd still have to drag her out of the blizzard. She never had a chance, the poor girl.

This is a sad scenario indeed, and masterfully executed I might add. I love the way Gilda's talons are protruding from the snow, and her frozen tears make it that much more of an emotional piece. Well done! :clap:

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kayanne21 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
There's something universally sad about a dead bird.
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vren55 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Oh damn.... this is good nice story behind the painting as well... even though Gilda isn't my favorite character... dose feels ;(
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Shouldnotexist Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Ooh! A crash, or a collapse from exhaustion, or grief if we want to go with 'Gilda feels guilty/betrayed/sad'

But what really interests me is the figure in the distance. If I were allowed to speculate I'd say it was Dash. But you can't tell if she's walking away, or running over to help, or even just standing and watching.

I do like the idea of this being a bit more metaphorical than that, 'left out in the cold' and all that.
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Wait0wat Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
There are some that deserve such fate...but not her.
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GhostintheMachine92 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
May I use this for a video I am making?
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AssasinMonkey Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Sure!
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gxfan537 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
Guilder: *in tears* No...You...You were alive...I'VE FELT IT! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
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x4rn0x Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
...epic I.....
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