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Empress by Frizz-of-Fury Empress by Frizz-of-Fury
Another char from “The Wanderer”
This is Empress Melissa Joan Roberta Catherine St. James
Known as the Child Empress or The Rose Of Honora
(Honora is the country where most of The Wanderer takes place)

She ascended the thrown when she was eleven (though she’s in her 20’s here) and her story is very tragic. Romeo and Juliet got nothing on her and King Laurent. Romeo and Juliet just had to worry about their families. Melissa and Laurent’s countries are at war and they are the respective ruling monarchs. Pride is a cold bed fellow.
She dies by the way. Very painfully.
He mourns her for the rest of his life. . .even though he’s basically the one who killed her.
So sad.
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majspanda Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love her hair, you gave it a very voluminous look (or how to put it)!
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Frizz-of-Fury Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you, I like fluffy hair for I to have fluffy hair :D

I imagine that a good portion of that would be some kind of weave/wig, poor Melissa the things she has to do to look the part
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Happy endings are overrated. TORTURE THEM!!!!!!
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Frizz-of-Fury Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There story is a bit cliche though -_-
Young impressionable empress trying to be the perfect ruler by actually following the rules
. . .he a dashing king who doesn't give a damn about the rules cause he's the shit
. . .Some hanky panky, a little he said she said, an "oh no you didn't" moment, and then war that kills thousands.
She dies, he cries, and the new empress looks a lot like him. . .so you know cliche
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JackCracker Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Very beautiful: Love her expression and the feelings behind it. <3

But you're quite cruel towards your characters, aren't you? Will we ever hear their whole story in more detail, btw?
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Frizz-of-Fury Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :D
I am horrible to my poor chars. Most do not have happy endings or lives.

As for Mel and Laurent yes there will be more about them. Though I'm not sure how I'm going to tell their story. I'm kinda leaning towards little comic shorts. Nothing full blown but enough to get a feel for them and their lives.
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SuirenShinju Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oooo! Beautiful work as always my dear Frizz!
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Frizz-of-Fury Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:love: I think I'm finally getting a flow/style to coloring and shading. A few more tweaks and I'll be happy :D
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