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Burning Human by Ghostwalker2061 Burning Human by Ghostwalker2061
Yeah, this image is really weird.

By the way, that's Tanya from Southern Heat. And she's trying to make herself human again...but it's backfiring a lot. And she's setting fire to Buffalo Ridge while she's at it.

Tanya is one of the humans who was transformed by Netar's Twin Fires Event that turned a very small percentage of humans into dragons...or as he puts it "Awakening" them.

And Tanya is one of the "unfortunate Afflicted" with this "dragon plague". She's one of like 4 Great Wyrm Red Dragons in the whole of North America, and the only one in Tennessee. Reds are very rare and for good reason...they're the size o 747s and eat their weight in food. The Americas are populated by mostly Copper, Brass, White, Black, and Green Dragons changed Afflicted Humans. And because of the actions of a certain Red Dragon named Tholaxius who decided to go Godzilla on Paris for um...reasons...Red Dragons like Tanya are generally looked at with some hostility.

Yeah, it sucks to be her. And this is why she's trying to make herself human again. But as long as the Twin Fires burn, she can't do shape shift and "go back to sleep".

Edit: Alright, did some HDR toning to the image. Can people see the trees now?

Also, if you wish to read the story behind this image...

Southern Heat Quarantine chpt 1-9 preview by Ghostwalker2061

There's the first 9 chapters. This is not finished though. 

The story itself is on hiatus.  I would appreciate if no one would ask me when it's ever going to be done.  It'll be done when I feel like it should be done.  Besides I might even change it enough to be able to maybe someday publish it.  And if it does get published, the only time you'll ever be able to read it is when you buy the book.
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Godforoth Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
Darasmera Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
Do mine eyes deceive me, or does that description say that you will finish Southern Heat: Quarantine soon?
Ghostwalker2061 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Um, I said that like a year ago.  So, no.
Darasmera Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
I thought that might be the case, but between the update and the 'EDIT', I wasn't sure.
kxmp Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013
oh.! i turn into human and can't turn to dragon......
maxvision92 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're lucky, actually. Do you know how much it would suck being a giant winged lizard in a world built by humans?
MJMSTUDIOS2020 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
I myself would be embarrassed. X (
maxvision92 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
All I know is I wouldn't want a permanent dragon transformation, no sirree Bob.
MJMSTUDIOS2020 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013
I wouldn't want that either (except running away).
ZukiFera Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013
Wow, you did so good on her human hand how it ... fits(sorry I'm so bad with words).
Also, I have seen the details of this picture, and I noticed her tears, but I can't see them in here. Does it have to do something with the quallity?
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