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NCH: Dignity and Not by Ana-Mizuki NCH: Dignity and Not :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 1 0 NCH: Time of growth by Ana-Mizuki
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PoT: Acid rain. :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 0 1
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WU: Complacency
It was somewhat easy for Gwan to find a spot to watch from. The sand dunes were good for that purpose. Besides, even if he a bit more visible than his lighter furred clan-mates, Gwan could be easily understood as a rotten branch.
He guessed that he was, to Shemsi and especially to the Vimbue. Gwan had witnessed the massacre but had not truly ever felt much about it. He was a low-class male, the Inaaji could shit a more important thing than he was. That was okay, it was as it should be.
It just didn't give him much empathy for the losses. After all, if it was Tsologo's will that their allies turn against them, then it was destined.
Of course, it could be Ilunga who had sent the lions on them. Maybe it was a punishment for their part in taking over other prides for the Vimbue?
No, that didn't make sense. Ilunga wouldn't punish their followers for taking such a chance. Vimbue did that on their own just fine. Lions and Hyenas didn't belong together.
But Ilunga might have made the canyon pr
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NCH: Child of Woe by Ana-Mizuki
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NCH: Child of Woe :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 8 4
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NCH: Once a Monster. :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 4 1
BRU: Mel by Ana-Mizuki BRU: Mel :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 5 0 SUWolf!AU: The Diamond Authority by Ana-Mizuki SUWolf!AU: The Diamond Authority :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 4 4 WU: Intro Meme-Gwandoya by Ana-Mizuki WU: Intro Meme-Gwandoya :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 3 0 WU: Gwandoya by Ana-Mizuki WU: Gwandoya :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 12 0 BnB: Mel Curie by Ana-Mizuki BnB: Mel Curie :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 4 0
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NCH: Hel questionary :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 2 1
NCH: Hallowoofs by Ana-Mizuki
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NCH: Hallowoofs :iconana-mizuki:Ana-Mizuki 8 3
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NCH: Cecil Questionare
B A S I C S
Full Name: Cecil Lloyd, as far as I know, that is my only name.
Species: Werewolf
Pure (born) or Virus (bitten): Born, unfortunately.
D.O.B: ...I don't know, they are guessing either January 1st 1995 or late December 1994.
Astrology Zodiac: Capricorn.
Chinese Zodiac: Dog, how apropos.
Personality Type: INTJ, apparently.
Habit(s): Pacing, skulking and staring. Apparently.
Pet Peeve(s): Laziness, wastefulness.
Allergies: Wheat, most grain products. I'm pretty sure that was planned.
Preferred Weather: Snowstorm or rain.
What do you carry on you at all times? Knives, beef jerky, that stuff.

Happiest Memory:....I don't remember.
I wish I could forget: My mother, the person I killed.
Most embarrassing moment: When Silas caught me sneaking on the pack lands the first time. No, wait, I once achieved Nirvana by trying to finish an essay and I drank too much co
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NCH:Charity Meeting
Cecil
To say Cecil stood out among the gathered youths at the charity would have been an understatement. Sure, he was blond (in a way) and blue-eyed, but those weren't marks of a white bread middle-class teen looking something non-WASP. Instead, he was an albinistic native American tube dressed in all black. Yet, there he was, helping carrying boxes among the aisles. Trying to dodge lamps the best he could.
Lumiere
The Irish born woman wondered the centre, scanning the area for any signs of help. She removed her large dark pink hat, fixing her hair pulling it back into a long ponytail. Some stared, possibly judging wondering why someone like her was there. Covered in tattoos, and piercings, as well as a large range of different shades of a grey pink tone, Lumiere stood out well enough in the crowd. She loved the attention and enjoyed peoples expressions towards her. She didn't fit in with the crowd and never wanted to. Lumiere wondered over to a man requesting the shelves
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NCH: Supernatural Swap-Cecil by Ana-Mizuki
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NCH: Dignity and Not
Cecil in his human form is a pretty stoic thing that does not allow himself to show much emotion.

In his wolf form? He enjoys life and spring.

The flowers used here are;

Oleander in human form.

Lily of the Valley in wolf form.
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NCH: Time of growth
While others celebrate spring with flowers and joy, Hel's take is more sombre.

From death comes life, so her human version is holding up a rotting deer head that is growing a plant. While her wolf version is holding the heart of the deer, another marker of life cycling.
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You guys might have noticed that I have been very critical of any human-like stuff in Wolf ARPGs as of late. While the development isn't new, I have been more vocal about it as of late.

The reason why, is that a lot of it is just slapping on human culture into the way a canine functions without thinking how a wild canine might actually handle these things. While it is all fantasy, it can feel rather strange to see wolves develop things like monarchies or slavery.

For one, it is VERY important to note that the reason why humans have a society as large as we do, is due to our need for one another. We do not have fur to keep us warm or protect us from sunburn, so we need to take animal skins to make us warm and protect us. But that takes time and effort, so we have to rely on others to do this for us while we hunt or gather food.

A wolf has no need for clothing, it has no need for farming, it has no need for tools to make up for the lack of fangs or claws. Thus, a lot of reliance on a wider community is erased.
From what I understand, wolves do not even need caves for homes outside dens for their puppies.

So what would a wider wolf culture look like? It entirely depends on the level of anthropomorphism in the setting. Which is another issue I have. If you want to include things like monarchies or slavery, you have to justify the need for them. If the setting's wolves have no thumbs or use of their front paws as hands, they naturally are limited in how much they can do outside hunting.

Slavery is born out of both dominance and the idea of 'free' labour. But first, there needs to be the need for the labour. Remember, we need a larger community because we are reliant on it for food/clothes/tools. Monarchies usually spring from people who have more stuff than others (usually non-perishable food stored) or control over a network of labourers. Merchants in other words.

So, maybe the wolves have a hunting class that handles food production. A clever wolf might have figured out that there is also a need for berries or fruit to help to keep the pack healthy. So they might trade the fruit for meat. But meat lasts only for so long...

Then they figure out they can dry both meat AND fruit to make it last longer. Therefore they can trade more of it without constantly relying on getting fresh meat. This then means the wolf can also trade this meat to more distant packs. Eventually, they might send other wolves to do it for them.

Just from this one development, we have many jobs that might help support a society. The hunters who get the food, the artisans who dry and store the food, the guards who guard the stockpiles of food and the merchants who trade the food.

From there, there could be those who make use of the pelts of the prey for decoration, those who manage the guards/merchants/artisans and so on. But without the dried meat, there is no wider trade to create a more complex society.  You cannot plop a more complex society onto animals, even smart animals, if they have no need for it. There always needs to be a reason why the wolves would stick together in larger groups with strict social castes, if they could get what they wanted with regular wolf life. Being reliant on trade and food that doesn't spoil easily is one.
This in no way meant to insult people who make these groups, just to voice my opinion on them.
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You guys might have noticed that I have been very critical of any human-like stuff in Wolf ARPGs as of late. While the development isn't new, I have been more vocal about it as of late.

The reason why, is that a lot of it is just slapping on human culture into the way a canine functions without thinking how a wild canine might actually handle these things. While it is all fantasy, it can feel rather strange to see wolves develop things like monarchies or slavery.

For one, it is VERY important to note that the reason why humans have a society as large as we do, is due to our need for one another. We do not have fur to keep us warm or protect us from sunburn, so we need to take animal skins to make us warm and protect us. But that takes time and effort, so we have to rely on others to do this for us while we hunt or gather food.

A wolf has no need for clothing, it has no need for farming, it has no need for tools to make up for the lack of fangs or claws. Thus, a lot of reliance on a wider community is erased.
From what I understand, wolves do not even need caves for homes outside dens for their puppies.

So what would a wider wolf culture look like? It entirely depends on the level of anthropomorphism in the setting. Which is another issue I have. If you want to include things like monarchies or slavery, you have to justify the need for them. If the setting's wolves have no thumbs or use of their front paws as hands, they naturally are limited in how much they can do outside hunting.

Slavery is born out of both dominance and the idea of 'free' labour. But first, there needs to be the need for the labour. Remember, we need a larger community because we are reliant on it for food/clothes/tools. Monarchies usually spring from people who have more stuff than others (usually non-perishable food stored) or control over a network of labourers. Merchants in other words.

So, maybe the wolves have a hunting class that handles food production. A clever wolf might have figured out that there is also a need for berries or fruit to help to keep the pack healthy. So they might trade the fruit for meat. But meat lasts only for so long...

Then they figure out they can dry both meat AND fruit to make it last longer. Therefore they can trade more of it without constantly relying on getting fresh meat. This then means the wolf can also trade this meat to more distant packs. Eventually, they might send other wolves to do it for them.

Just from this one development, we have many jobs that might help support a society. The hunters who get the food, the artisans who dry and store the food, the guards who guard the stockpiles of food and the merchants who trade the food.

From there, there could be those who make use of the pelts of the prey for decoration, those who manage the guards/merchants/artisans and so on. But without the dried meat, there is no wider trade to create a more complex society.  You cannot plop a more complex society onto animals, even smart animals, if they have no need for it. There always needs to be a reason why the wolves would stick together in larger groups with strict social castes, if they could get what they wanted with regular wolf life. Being reliant on trade and food that doesn't spoil easily is one.
This in no way meant to insult people who make these groups, just to voice my opinion on them.

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:iconsickjoe:
SickJoe Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the favs!
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Ana-Mizuki Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Np ^^
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wolfpup8384 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2019
can i join your group sometime in the futuer?
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FiremoonCreations Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2019  Student General Artist
Thank you for the fave!
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Ana-Mizuki Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2019
Np ^^
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yukiraG5 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks you so much for the fav, it's really kind of your part.Hug 
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Ana-Mizuki Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2019
No problem ^^
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valaheri Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2019
ok Ana, it's official: I need to draw something for you as a thanks to your kindness and all the favs you gave me along the years!!!
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Ana-Mizuki Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2019
If you TRULY feel ok doing that, I do have a boyo fer you to draw;

Cecil, maybe as an anthro.

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imgur.com/u5ZNJzg (markings)

imgur.com/68YSsPZ (Fur type/length)

imgur.com/2wImFuW (outfit and the cape is not metal.)

imgur.com/VEiNJ9x (body type)
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valaheri Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2019
He looks a little like an albino Benedict Cumberbatch
XD And yes: I can't really guarantee when exactly I'll be able to do it, but it's going to be done ;)
 
Antro: do you mean you want the human version or the lycanthrope version of him? Also, any pose of preference?
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