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Out of the Ashes, a New Story To Be Told by Huussii Out of the Ashes, a New Story To Be Told by Huussii
Had this rough idea for quite a while but didn't know how would I exactly present it. I did want to focus on trying to bring the scale of destruction into another light. Afterall that tree was pretty damn huge and old when you construct it by looking at the interiors. It had to be a significant loss for everyone, simply because of its age and place in history. Not to mention that amount of books that were certainly destroyed.

Of course, realistically a totally leveled tree wouldn't sprout again right in the middle of the trunk, but I took a little bit of freedom so it'd make sense in both artistic side and story viewpoint. I like to think that one day the old overgrown hollow remains of the golden oak would become one with the grown sprout, effectively renewing the tree in its glory.

I kind of regret not putting Spike in there. I just forgot about him after I threw away the idea of having the whole mane six gazing at the sproutling around Twilight.

(EDIT): There's a strange black line around the bottom appearing occasionally.. It's something on Deviantart's side, not being present in the full res picture. The whole site has been laggy as hell recently.
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masterofThardus Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Huh...this is faved by Sibsy (I came here from her faves...eh, that sounds kinda creepy, now that I think about it. ^^; ). No wonder, though. Your artwork is AWESOME!
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Ganondox Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The biggest wham of the destruction of the library was just a few episodes earlier Twilight couldn't sell any of her books for sentimental reasons. 
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g-master-artist Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this artwork makes the tree house look much bigger than it really is XD
but still, condolence for her loss :iconcryforeverplz: dem memories
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Fak3cz Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Treehouse was pretty big actually...
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g-master-artist Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hmm, then again... yea, maybe. damnit hasbro needs to release like a blueprint off all their houses XD
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TrueMadayar Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
Lovely. Just lovely. Totally something Twi would do.
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astrew Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
the beautiful thing is that acording with the producers one episode of the 5season wil deal with this
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Doctorwholovesthe80s Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
As horrific as the fact that Twilight lost her home, it hits me even harder because it was a library as well! That's twice as terrible!
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ViLiAn85 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014
Have I ever told you that you're one of the best MLP ilustrators around here? No? well, I believe you are among the greatest ilustrators of MLP (and non-MLP too!) that cohabitate here on DA. You have a talent for this and I hope you get compensation for your work, if not on money, at least on recognition.
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TomFraggle Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
Absolutely beautiful!  :+fav:
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