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Dragon war
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BrutalityInc Featured By Owner Edited Mar 4, 2015
"Soldiers of the Emperor! Proud sons of Holy Aquilia! Here lies the lair of Rakdon the Ravager, the last Great Wyrm leading the dragon hordes! With his demise, the dragons shall at long last break! Victory is within our sights, but it will be hard fought; look upon him, even now he roars out towards us, daring us to come near. 

Remember the atrocities the dragons had done to us! Remember all your comrades they have killed, all the cities they have burnt, the families they have devoured, the lives they have ruined! Remember the sacrifices that enabled the impossible triumphs of the last few years, as we cast these once mighty monsters from the skies and ground them down into the dust! Turn your loss, your sorrow, your rage and your pride into courage and resolve! He may have dragon fire and rock-hard scales, but he have not the blessing of the Great Gods, for they stand with us today, the arbiters of righteous retribution! 

It has been an honor for me to lead you to battle against the wretched dragons. Now, steel yourselves; one more time unto the breach! I promise you, when the sun sets today and rise again come the morrow, our land shall be free of the dragon scourge forever! Death to the dragons! Long live the Empire!"


--- High Constable Jaegar Iron-Heart, to his army, before the assault upon the ruined city of Verlassene that Rakdon the Ravager and his dragons had made their lairs. The Battle of Verlassene was the final climatic battle of the bloody Aquilian-Dragon War, the first time a mortal race stood against the terror of dragons and emerge victorious, with the help of numbers, steel, gunpowder, magic and faith. 

The victory of the Holy Aquilian Empire in this conflict would start a chain of events that leads to the "Hundred Years of Fire", that eventually saw dragonkind, once the arrogant, brutal and monstrous pillagers of civilization on the continent of Elyssia, mostly destroyed by the combined might of hundred kingdoms of man, elves, dwarves, orcs and a hundred races. And with victory, the beginnings of Elyssia's modern age...
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SomeRandomMinion Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
Hot damn!
One helluva speech there, Jaegar!
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BrutalityInc Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
Thanks!

He is the man who won the war against the dragons for the Holy Aquilian Empire. Someone like him must definitely be one heck of a leader. 
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SomeRandomMinion Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
How he handles the aftermath remains to be seen, though...especially the inevitable re-emergence of old rivalries between the kingdoms he once rallied together.
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BrutalityInc Featured By Owner Edited Mar 5, 2015
Not to mention the Holy Aquilian Empire collapsing within the next decade or so due to the massive collateral damage, amongst other things; this war and its aftermath stands in for Elyssia what the Black Death did to Real World Europe. 
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SomeRandomMinion Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
And out of the darkness, a rebirth...
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BrutalityInc Featured By Owner Edited Mar 5, 2015
Meanwhile, Elssia's version of the World Wars were secretly kickstarted and controlled by the equally vengeance-crazed descendants of dragons that survived the Hundred Years of Fire, who wishes to decimate the mortal races in retribution, especially humanity whom they want to exterminate. This leads to a secret war being fought in the shadows even as massive Magic-Tech based industrial warfare rages in the open.
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SomeRandomMinion Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
The plot thickens...
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Melody--Pond Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
das pretty epic!!  i love the art style!
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SixZac Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One of my favorites! :) nice work!!
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THEpsycho44 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
nobody can fight a dragon.
they are way too strong, all soldiers there will die...
nice pic ;)
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chevsy Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Professional
thanks. I think you right, this dragon is bigger as castle.
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jiacheng530 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
I love this pic. Would it be ok if I used it for my blog?
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chevsy Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Professional
yes
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bruce-boss Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
looks like dragons take minas tirith. :)
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chevsy Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Professional
probably some  smaug cousin
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wardragon345 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
I really like this one.
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p0tluck Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
I love your titles and descriptions, I lol everytime
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drewweinzierl Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013
:)
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Dekus Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
Damn big! nice!
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Etsor Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
that's slightly intimidating :O
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MelB-Rabbit Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
This reminded me of The Hobbit.
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rookie2 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
so the dragon is defending the innocent?
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DZIU09 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow *0* fantastic!!!!
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zmajsrbija Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
Navijam za zmaja :D
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Stefanbeekhuijzen Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Great! Reminds me of Lord of the Rings :D
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psychotichunt3r Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
woah this is EPIC
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swordaddict Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011
u are a master painter
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tassadar102 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011
That's freaking epic ^_^ Really helps give a sence of how big the dragon is compared to the men with how it encompasses such a huge city.
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Mitia-Arcturus Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011
Magnificient panoramic vision...!!!
Dear chevsy
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become ART-PORTRAITS's member you are welcome!!! ...:heart:
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ricky4 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011
It has a "Frazetta" stylish look to it. Great work! :clap:
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SkavenZverov Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
odlichna slika, kompozicija je "nearly" perfektna, posebno mi se svidja odlichno uradjena svetlost na krilima, imam par zamerki, ili kritike kako god, ali nisam siguran da sam dovoljno dobar u tome :)

u svakom sluchaju odlichna slika
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blackstrike Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2011  Professional Photographer
Odlican rad - svjetska klasa! Bravo! :clap: :highfive:
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Sorelstrasz Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is absolutely amazing. Wow. It's too awesome to describe!
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Gatroth Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Love both the look and the fight that's gonna happen between them.
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yu2 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011
Love the painted look. It really feels like you've captured the moment.
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Silnaur Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow... the dragon looks so scary that I'm glad I'm not there!
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russianwarrior Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Student Digital Artist
wow... i wanna be there)
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skydolphinCNV95 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011
the commander's helmet look like the Lich King's...
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BojanPapic Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Vaaau, kako je gladan, sve ce da ih pojede :D
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Dunjochka Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Student Filmographer
Epski!!!!!!
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chevsy Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Professional
hvala
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LuciferaCat Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011
firelight in the throat is breathtaking
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