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Tantz_Aerine on June 20, 2010
And here we go! Starting off with a bang! Or a slash, rather. :( This opening page was the main reason for my M rating from the get-go, but one can't sugarcoat things about Nazis, can one? Still, I hope it is clear that poor Fotis is out of THAT woods, as he's obviously being tended to. Next week we get a more… tame page. But we've begun, and I hope you stick around to see what's going on! Thoughts and comments all more that welcome, as you very well know :)
at 11:35AM, Sept. 15, 2010
You never did fix that antialias on the windows hehe
at 3:18AM, Aug. 5, 2010
Agree that the site design is cool! Your drawing skills are impressive. Also, yayyy torture! That sure looks painful :3 *grins with malice* (sorry...I'm friggin' evil T.T...I'll try not to slip into my evil-ness too much.)
at 3:05PM, June 28, 2010
Um... you still forgot to fix the anti-alias on the top panel XD
at 3:09AM, June 25, 2010
Lance Danger: All thanks to JNP's work!
at 3:35PM, June 24, 2010
Oh, wow, the site is looking great! =D
at 11:53AM, June 22, 2010
harkovast: Yes I heard that one about the butcher of Prague :(
nicotive: That's wonderful! I will be looking forward to your input then :) I am happy you like the art, too.
at 10:16AM, June 22, 2010
Apparently, after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, while torturing a guy to find the assassins the Nazis showed him his mothers severed head which they had placed in a fish tank.
Yeah, not very nice people.
at 4:37AM, June 22, 2010
And I forgot to add, as a history minor WWII is one of my fave times in modern history, so I'll be watching this one. ^^
at 4:36AM, June 22, 2010
Oooo, this looks painful! Love the coloring on this page and his expression in the last panel.
at 1:27AM, June 22, 2010
I like the way you've colored this, T. :) It makes it pretty vibrant. Can't wait to read more.
at 12:21AM, June 22, 2010
DAJB: That is true, unfortunately. However, Nazis did come up with several inventive ways of torture, and incorporated others from the past- what you see here was just the most widely used interrogation method for quick results in basements and commandeered houses in Occupied Athens. If the victim didn't break down, they gave him/her some time to regain strength, and went on to more [i]imaginative[/i] ways of persuasion, as you put it. :( It's just as well that apparently Fotis was spared that- we'll find out if he broke down on Monday XD
The most shocking aspect that fired up civilian resistance after the first month or two of occupation, is reported to have been how Nazis had no trouble torturing and murdering kids (and women/ mothers) without discrimination if it suit their purposes or even just for fun. It is not considered honourable in the Hellenic code of fighting.
It generally is vastly unwise to abuse children before the eyes of Greeks especially if one is an invader- instead of breaking them into submission, it will convince them to fight to the death and take the enemy with them if that's where the fight leads ;)
at 11:20PM, June 21, 2010
Not just the Nazis, I'm afraid. From the Inquisition, through recent events in the Balkans to the various regimes in South America, it seems the capacity of some people to dream up the most [i]imaginative[/i] forms of torture far exceeds anything we poor fiction writers can come up with. As excruciatingly painful as that looks!
But chin up, Fotis. At least in fiction the perpetrators usually get their come-uppance!
at 2:38PM, June 21, 2010
dragonrider: Yes! Happy to see it shows the storm is gathering.
And yes, it is a dream now. More info next week, and less violence.
at 2:27PM, June 21, 2010
The whip while watching a storm gather over the Acropolis, of course from the look in the bottom panel he did not long see the Acropolis. I assume this is a dream or flashback since he has bandages on. Waiting for more.
at 7:20AM, June 21, 2010
Ooooooh a new story :D!!!!
at 5:50AM, June 21, 2010
Hero: happy to see you on board!
Darth Mongoose: Pretty much, yeah :( This is the prologue, though. I am happy you find it powerful, I wanted it to be!
Used books:Thank you! I hope you click around at some point, and brave the barbed wire ;)
at 1:43AM, June 21, 2010
Yikes! We're really starting off in the thick of it! Very powerful page.
at 10:07PM, June 20, 2010
Ouch. That is quite a way to start and set the mood and the setting. -_-
Cool site design too. The barbed wire makes it feel all the more uncomfortable around here. ^_^;