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Silmarillion shorts: Sauron and Ar-Pharazon

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Sauron at his first days in Numenor)

yeap, i finally begin to translate ( em no, I begin to ask other people to translate it >__< ) my strips again hehe
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I would 100% unhesitatingly subscribe YESSS and pay for TAKE MY &%@$ MONEY it if it was offered on Kickstarter.

I'm just saying.
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This is amazing. Sauron is at his best during the Downfall of Numenor and you've captured the essence of that so well here. It's chilling to know everything he looks at in this picture, he wants to destroy--the West, Ar-Pharazon, the White Tree he so casually mentions, Numenor itself--but he doesn't let on ANY of this. The defiant but civilized captive, too sincere to flatter... and yet he IS flattering, so subtly ("It's best to be sincere with clever men") as part of playing the long con.

Sauron is known as "The Deceiver" and the idea of something that absolutely HATES you taking a form it knows you will trust, and slowly building your confidence for centuries though plotting your downfall the entire time... it's a frightening idea, and seeing this comic is the first time I've really been able to imagine it. Excellent work on all fronts.

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This is extremelly beautiful.
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Sauron amo  señor de la tierra media.
auraliae's avatar
This is one of my favourite things you've ever done... I love Númenor!Sauron and Ar-Pharazôn and I adore the colour palette... especially panels two and three. I have it bookmarked so I can read through it occasionally. <3 
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Would love to know how you design Numenor scenery/halls/architecture and what your process for that is
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More do More Please its sooo good!!puppy eyes hidan icon Puppy eyes 1 :puppybeg: :prettyplease: - NaNoEmo 5/30 emotihal pleading eyes 
Herokiller12344's avatar
Sauron is such a femboy. 
ZachtheBossman95's avatar
That’s just how some people interpret him. I doubt that is what Tolkien had in mind
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Are you following me?
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No just coincidence I huess
Seedher's avatar
You should have a youtube channel!!
jerenda's avatar
I really like the second panel. Can you make a deviation of just that one? :D
flyingmirror's avatar
This is really great!
SheikaZen's avatar
That is a beautiful tree! 
It inspires me, haha
Shan-Goo77's avatar
WOW I like it really, the scenery and facial emotion, great work Clap Clap 
PotterpuppetPal3's avatar
Hooooooly crap I would love to see more of this!
Vimeddiee's avatar
This is so....beautiful...your art has reached divine levels of awesomeness *bows*
bzylman's avatar
I agree, I have always pictured him with dark hair a fiery eyes, but are you working on an illustrated version with the approval of the Tolkien Society?
PeanutbutterJelle's avatar
Everything is perfect.

Except that Sauron has blonde hair. Dead (RIP) 
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So are you going to actually make the silmarillion comic book or is it a webcomic or are you just posting what you can on your DVR because it looks very convincing really looks awesome can't wait for more :D
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