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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...

There's the first 9 chapters. This is not finished though. I will be finishing it up soon though.
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oh.! i turn into human and can't turn to dragon......
maxvision92 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?
I myself would be embarrassed. X (
maxvision92 Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
All I know is I wouldn't want a permanent dragon transformation, no sirree Bob.
I wouldn't want that either (except running away).
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?
Ghostwalker2061 Apr 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
It has to with the size of the image.
I happen to live in Tennesse. She better not burn my house lol
larkabella Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*_* very beautiful draw and interesting contest
'that which is shall always be, that wich is shall never be. For as the flames still burn they cannot slumber. The actions of the one shall continue to cause the stigma to cast its shadow upon the others of his kind.'

Wow... This picture speaks volumes. I will admit that is different but still cool none the less.

So those WERE trees... The way I fighured it was that they were masked by Smoke/mist
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