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February 6, 2006
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All Hope Lost by tajniwolf All Hope Lost by tajniwolf
Warning you guys because I know who some of my watchers are, and this might be disturbing for them. The picture contains blood and a possibly disturbing concept. *points her finger* You know who you are, and I WARNED YOU, so don't complain!


~ Hands too small even to reach up past the hanging, crimson- stained legs did nothing to pull her mother down off of that terrible cross, depite her effort.

So there upon the blood soaked ground did she fall, clinging to what little part of the woman that she could. And there she lay until the flesh of her motherís feet became cold as ice, until the blood stopped falling to adorn her hair. There she cried herself into a restless, nightmare-filled sleep.

For no sirens filled the night air to come and rescue them. No one to take her motherís body down to rest. No one to put out the blaze that had now engulfed their home. No person at all to lay a hand on the weeping childís shoulder that she could feel some measure of comfort in the least.

The roar of the flames and the beating of her own heart were the only sounds that came to her ears that night. And that scream inside her mind that would combine with these horrors to fill her dreams from that day on.


Zeshaia "Hope" Anderson (My Hunter: The Reckoning character) when she came back to find her mother brutally murdered.

Didn't mean for this to come out so complex. Started as a silly sketch I was gonna just color like normal, but soon changed my mind. So.. this is my first attempt at something more realistic than normal.

Tons of mistakes, I know. But I really dun care. I spent so much time on this I just got sick of it and was relieved when it was done. Quite proud of it though. *shrug*

Pencil on computer paper, colors in Photoshop 7.

More Zeshi art:
Child--> [link]
Teen--> [link]
Adult--> [link]

Art and Zeshi © Me,
Hunter: The Reckoning © Not me.. whoever.


And since I decided to try my hand at using the different photoshop brushes and textures people here on DA have made, the following get the credit for the awesome brushes used..

Brushes used:
TREES: =Scully7491 , *sammigurl61190 , ~Trisste BLOOD: ~KeReN-R , ~inmate0fmymind , ~Vic1ous , ~seegie OTHER: ~redheadstock , ~BratBassist , ~ttbloodlusttt
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Skaramine Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Powerful, made moreso by a strong backstory.
tajniwolf Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you :heart:
xXxXRenoXxXx Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG!! Instant Fave!! I love these type of pictures!!
tajniwolf Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
lol.. thanks ^^;

xXxXRenoXxXx Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
cradleofdamnation Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2008
licks lips.
good job!
tajniwolf Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist

Thanks :heart:

Xarlixal Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2008
brrr... i was looking through my favs. and found this.
still gives me the creeps...
tajniwolf Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Heh.. thanks, I guess. ^^;

Such an old piece..
Maybe I should re-do it sometime o_O

Xarlixal Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2008
why??????? it is awsome the way it is, and any better would make it TOO creepy, even for me...
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