Icarus by QuesadillaWizard



3 September 2014 at 17:29:27 MDT

Look who's digging their own grave
That is what they all say
You'll drink yourself to death

Look who makes their own bed
Lies right down within it
And what will you have left?

Out on the front doorstep
Drinking from a paper cup
You won't remember this

Living beyond your years
Acting out all their fears
You feel it in your chest

Your hands protect the flames
From the wild winds around you

Icarus is flying too close to the sun
And Icarus's life, it has only just begun
It's just begun

-Icarus, Bastille

I've had this image in my head for a long time, ever since I heard the song. While Maurice's story is about a vampire meeting other vampires and having vampire adventures it is also very much a story about a young man fighting a hard battle against alcoholism with nobody to help him.

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    the lighting in this is fantastic along with that wicked symbolism i love seeing this kind of thing

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      Thank you so much, that means a lot to me ;-;

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    Ohhhh my gosh Wolfy, you've really outdone yourself on this!! There are so many fantastic elements in this piece, I can tell you tried some new things and they really paid off!

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      Thank you so muuch! I DID TRY NEW THINGS! I actually hopped this one between SAI and Fire Alpaca a couple times!