Sisters Across Realities

Sisters Across Realities

These are Guide’s daughters in different realities—two very different Queens with very different personalities! They never met in the books, but I am drawing them together for symbolism of Wraith society. Queen Alabaster with the red hair is “our” reality in the Legacy books. She comes across as the older of the two, having a child of her own and living a responsible life. She takes after Guide’s cleverman attributes and has an interest in biological sciences and healing. The Young Queen (mindfeel name not given) with the white hair is from the reality in “Ouroboros.” She is described as having a slight frame and acts impulsively, so she comes across as the younger sister, but still old enough to have a favorite officer. She takes after Guide’s blade attributes, wanting to take part in daring battle schemes, to the worry of her parents. Symbolism: The pillars behind the Queens represent blades and clevermen in Legacyverse and how the hive needs support of each in balance to thrive and also these two sides of Guide himself. The illumination from within conveys constancy and contribution of both vocations. Passages I am trying to illustrate in regards to their appearances:
Alabaster:
“red hair too vivid for humanity, blue tinged skin”
“her long dress of undyed wool blending with the gray stones”
“She shook her head again, long red hair half covering the child.”
“her face seemed very young, a girl of eighteen or so, which perhaps she was in Wraith years”
“her skin milky, her hair scarlet”
“her scarlet hair loose on her shoulders”
The culture in which her wool dress was likely produced was “an Iron Age society with no contact through the Stargate in ten thousand years”
The Young Queen:
“The female was paler than the others, veins showing green beneath her marble skin, and her heavy white hair hung in a luminous curtain”
“smaller than the males, and definitely mammalian, dressed like them in black leather coat and high boots, though her coat was shorter and cut to make the most of a slight figure. It had a high collar, framing her pointed chin, and there was a diamond-shaped cutout below the collar, revealing cleavage and the dark spiral of a tattoo across her chest.” No matter what the books do or don’t do or how they change, I made this artwork because I am against racism, sexism, speciesism, heterosexism, etc.

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