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The Last Piece of Silver

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"I ask but three things be granted to me in these times of horror and death wrought by man’s inhumanity to man, called war.

First, I ask that I may be silent and unseen in my quest to perform my duty with perseverance, loyalty, honor and courage.

Second, may I shoot straight and kill my much respected enemy quickly, with one shot so that he does not suffer and writhe in pain.

Lastly dear Lord, I ask that you grant me the ability to be cunning and smart in my quest to be victorious over my enemy and adapt to whatever he may put before me by using the assets you have placed on this earth and the abilities instilled within me."

It had been 10 months since the enemy attempted to overrun the city with occult means, days after days, night after night, the city defenders fought for every inch.

The only means of slaying the foul beasts from beyond is by a single silver bullet through their heart or their head, but silver were rare, so only the best marksmen were given the honour of delivering the killing shot while his comrades play the unfortunately role of distraction.

As skilled as these snipers, the silver bullets were never enough to go around.

~Some random notes~
Actually this started off as another practice during my free time, the pose, the background and the colors all went through major changes from the initial stage, even little wolfy was added in near the end of the painting.
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oO-Monkey-OoHobbyist
Wow excellent piece coupled with awesome words, great work.
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major-azrael99Hobbyist Photographer
wow love her, her suit, her decoration, the background the rifle. everything is perfect 
mredtexas's avatar
Beautiful work, and I love the picture and the prose which match the scene.  You've created a whole piece which works well together. Thanks for sharing.
Guard81's avatar
Not only an excellent pic, but a brilliant bit of prose to go with it. :)
BlackRain1678's avatar
Nice :D I especially love the work on the uniform and the wolf
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LuchesProfessional Digital Artist
thank you :)
devneji's avatar
great piece u nailed the gun an her facial expression
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Khima-Inez General Artist
Amazing detail. Loving it!
Mirk217's avatar
:sque: +++
:love: nice project!!!
binkibonsai's avatar
I like the light and shade
Brigadier-Zod's avatar
Outstanding
Mitia-Arcturus's avatar
Mitia-Arcturus Photographer
Beautiful work like your all gallery...!!!
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LuchesProfessional Digital Artist
thank you :D
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Mitia-Arcturus Photographer
You are welcome...!!!
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nighthawk95Hobbyist Writer
awesome,really awesome !
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LuchesProfessional Digital Artist
thank you :D
gmk10's avatar
Awesome work dude, I LOVE all the details you put in on all of your work :)
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KeremOkay Photographer
excellent.
fatalis-sacristia's avatar
Love army clothing and post-apocalypric scenery and at that tranquil feeling, plus cute yet sad expression on her face... Really captures the feeling of one of these rare calm moments during a disaster. Not so calm though, since she is holding the gun...
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Angel-of-NetherProfessional Filmographer
Wow! Gorgeous!!! :D
denniscmhmy's avatar
I don't feel natural when see-ing she holding the gun. It look so light for her. She hold it without using strength but overall is good! I really appreciate it. =D
defense2's avatar
nice, you should write a story using that artist comments block, there is enough infromation to lossley base a story around.
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LuchesProfessional Digital Artist
ya i will, i just need to find some time for to develop it properly
r7ll's avatar
I love this! A casual little interlude amidst the destruction of war :D
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