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ASARIAN

"Many years."
Saturday, April 8, 2006

After a week's hard work, a very, very simple one. :) Thinking about River's losses again, I recalled what her father, Gabriel Tam, once said to her, when she was still a child. When Simon got his dedicated source box, and River wanted to know when she... and her dad simply answered: "Many years." Well, when I thought what "many years" later life really had brought River, I felt a pang of anguish; so many broken promises; so many shattered dreams for such a highly gifted, bright young girl. :( That is what this scene depicts; River, on couch, not entirely having the future she was supposed to have, recalling those words of her father. It ain't much, I know; but it has emotional value for me, regardless.


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COMMENTS

Saturday, April 8, 2006 9:30 PM

COPILOT


Simply beautful just like you my darlin

Saturday, April 8, 2006 11:11 PM

SOFI


love it! very moving. i hate the thoughts of what river might have been if it werent for the gorram alliance...

Saturday, April 8, 2006 11:11 PM

SOFI


love it! very moving. i hate the thoughts of what river might have been if it werent for the gorram alliance...

Saturday, April 8, 2006 11:11 PM

SOFI


love it! very moving. i hate the thoughts of what river might have been if it werent for the gorram alliance...

Saturday, April 8, 2006 11:11 PM

SOFI


love it! very moving. i hate the thoughts of what river might have been if it werent for the gorram alliance...

Saturday, April 8, 2006 11:11 PM

SOFI


love it! very moving. i hate the thoughts of what river might have been if it werent for the gorram alliance...

Saturday, April 8, 2006 11:11 PM

SOFI


love it! very moving. i hate the thoughts of what river might have been if it werent for the gorram alliance...

Sunday, April 9, 2006 4:58 AM

NUCLEARDAY


LOL, and to imagine it was not that long ago that I remember hearing you talk about being 'inadequate' :)

There's a nice textural quality in this one, and I like the minimal colors (also like how you brought some of the red out in lil River's cheek, draws the eye over in that direction.)

Really, in terms of impact I feel this may be one of your better ones. This one made me stop and think a bit, take in the moment. Hard not to feel sorry for River there as she looks at her past and the future she lost :(

Sunday, April 9, 2006 8:06 AM

NITEFALLS


That's really beautiful. And so true.

Sunday, April 9, 2006 11:07 AM

KAYNA


You don't need much to say a lot. This is just so powerful.

Thanks for the lovely.

Sunday, April 9, 2006 12:06 PM

FOLLOWMAL


Once again you make our thoughts stop and be aware of River's plight. And with such beauty. This is elegant and heartrending, Asarian.

Good job, my friend.

Tuesday, April 11, 2006 9:09 AM

MALNOURISHED


I can't believe I didn't see this until just now. I love it, RB. I look forward to your next one.

Friday, July 28, 2006 1:23 PM

XEYRA


Oh, I just found this. It's wonderful. I love the coloring in this, and it's just extremely poignant and sad and beautiful.


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