The small ginger form padded her way up onto the great boulder, purple gaze looking down at the mass of cats before her. Orange and green tattoo's shone before her, both Fire and Earth mingled together, their scents somehow becoming one after the time spent conversing with one another during this war. The Silver-Fire gazed at each cat in turn slowly, mentally searching out new scars and faces that were no longer around, a ache in her heart over the attack that she had been unable to stop. Though she had warning of the attack the Alliance threw at them, they hadn't had enough time to prepare and fight back. And now some of the cats looked up at her, hopeless and almost ready to give up.
"Many of us have lost friends and family." She started out, hardening her gaze and stiffening her shoulders, looking imposing regardless of her short stature. "But now is not the time to grieve for them. We will have our time of mourning later, but for now we must retaliate and show them that we are not as weak as they think we are." Lifting her head, the silver tattoo that marked her face began to glow, the silver spreading across her head into a mask of surging light.
"Firstly, I wish to announce that the Earth Tribe will now be moving in with Fire Tribe. The distance is too great between our two camps and the Alliance has taken advantage of it during their raids. This means the rest of the un-used caves will be given to the Earth Tribe and we will live together and train together. Next, we have a few patrols that must be set."
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"And now, when all these attacks have been done, I have but one last patrol to give out. I believe it is about time we've expanded our territory, and with Shadow Tribe locked away inside their camp and mines, it is the perfect time to strengthen us and weaken the Alliance that much more. This patrol will be large and strong, for we are going to take some of Shadow Tribe's land to claim it as ours."
GAWD, this took way too long! I wasn't really going to make it as detailed as it is now. It was just going to be a normal submission for the group. Normal as in : coloured and probably not shaded because of my laziness. But recently, I had little time to spend on my pictures. Most of them aren't shaded and others don't even have a background. It's about time I work my ass off on a picture!
Yes, I took a LOT of time on this. The grass was really painful to make and the shading too. Ooh, I think I've spent a whole day on it, just for the shading. Since I'm in my vacation, I need to use my time to draw and do the things I couldn't before of my busy schedule. I hope this does for the lack of spectacular art in my gallery.
Oh, I almost forgot. I changed Nobuo's design a bit. Nothing drastic, just added dark on his pelt. He needed something to bring out the evilness in him to onto his looks. There you go, poetry!
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