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Apollonian Wight
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Published: September 11, 2009
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When experiments testing the viability of tapping into the quantum vacuum for energy were performed on the Apollo 21 Lab Station, reports devolved into strange ramblings about how their conclusions were inconceivable to human minds. Before all communication ceased, garbled messages were sent to earth from the astronauts about their experiments revealing to them the "howling face of the sun." A rescue crew was violently repulsed from the station by corpses in the astronaut's space suits. Footage of the incident show ghostly images of tormented figures hanging just behind these corpses, struggling, but seemingly unable to pull themselves apart from their decaying bodies.

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joshflem-art's avatar
joshflem-art|Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is pretty fuckin amazing
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captain-pie's avatar
Spooky~.
But yah, this is great. I could totally see this being in a horror movie or game. A corpse shambling about with the ghost of the body trying to get away from the corpse, but can't.
That is so cool, and creepy.
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MashedPaDaders's avatar
jesus, mary and joesph.
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portlandianmetro's avatar
I love art that has a story this is awesome and terrifying. Great job!
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masterzoroark666|Student Digital Artist
he reminds me about cpt. vladimir from nmh2
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nobody-kadaj's avatar
I believe my DM actually drew inspiration from this piece when creating monsters to sic on the player characters. My DM took some liberties in the design, however, in addition to what it can do.
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Peanutthing|Student Digital Artist
+fav 
Are we all just going to ignore his moon afro? 
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portlandianmetro's avatar
I thought it was a moon afro too! lol
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GalacticVikings| Traditional Artist
Pretty sure that's a halo
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Peanutthing|Student Digital Artist
nah its an afro
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LiamHamilton's avatar
Ahh, very imaginative! :)
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Tamarandom|Hobbyist General Artist
awesome! creepy! awesome!! 
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stevenoirproduction's avatar
Just love this so much. The horror has an intense near-beauty, both the idea and the image itself. A sort of semi-corporeal parasite, composed of Victorian-style ectoplasm, in a torturous meld with the host...
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Adamantiel's avatar
Reminds me of the monster in Pan's Labyrinth. I love this creature, and love the halo like appendage in the background.
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bayzee|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice concept, especially good base for a story!
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THE-BEST-MAN-EVER's avatar
Terrifying! 
...Let's take a closer look! >:3
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Midnight-Blue766's avatar
It was the C'tan, wasn't it?
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flumenlimia's avatar
I wait for a horror film like this.
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PiuPiu-Littlebird's avatar
"Hey, who turned out the lights?" :D

Beautiful :iconclapplz:
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CorvineWu's avatar
Shit that's scary! love it!
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