This is a continuation of this picture: https://www.weasyl.com/submission/1291743/the-phoenix-awakens-a-horrifying-transformation
At one point, I had a characterization where Rinji's phoenix spirit was a sentient entity similar to the tailed beasts from Naruto. I've since dropped that facet of Rinji's character, as I felt it was too much for him. Nevertheless, here it is.
Art by egardn4