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And TheRaven Brought Fire

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Aug 24, 2012 | 3:54 PM EDT
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"The Bells" By Edgar Allan Poe as sung by Phil Ochs

"At one time there was nothing but darkness, and then the Raven brought fire."

This, my dearies, is what I like to call a fiddly project. Something I work on if I can't work on other things for whatever reason, If I don't put it up now I shall never stop fiddling. Speaking of fiddling.... Making this thing into a Swf was taxing if ever there was tedium to be had! But I did really want to upload it here. You'll notice there were certainly some differences betwixt this version and the youtube version. Sometimes it was better others it's worse. Whichever you prefer.

To the discerning myth fan, you may notice reference to several myths, but to everyone else, do not worry one does not need to have knowledge of these things to see what happens;

Evil black ooze want to consume everything, A raven and three monkeys fight the evil.

Those who watch me on DA may be familiar with Xipe Totec (Lady Murder), Xochipilli (The Flower Prince) Xochiquetzal (The Flower Empress), and Ixtlilton (The Healer), As well as some of the other fuzzbutts there. As you may have noticed I am borrowing VERY LOOSELY from Aztec Myth and Northern Native American Myth on this one and I plan to do a commentary to explain why I did what I did from a scholastic point of view, but you don't really need it. Mostly, it's just some fantastical battle what I wanted to make fun to watch to a song I adore by a poet with a lovely talent. If you want explanations to things, start reading my Brother Swan comic, I'll touch on it eventually.... Also the blackness is called "The Black Tezcatlipoca"... if anyone cared

This is a battle that will have some reference on most stories I shall be doing that take place on Scourosi like Brother Swan . And especially in a prequel to Brother Swan I shall be calling "No Evil."



Rated 5 / 5 stars

That's a really awesome animation. Well done.
Also, that happens to be one of my favorite EAP poems (Or as I like to call them, Poe-ems). So, nice work!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This was absolutely beautiful. I hate this song with a passion (had to sing it in my school choir once) but despite that, this movie is going in my favorites forever.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Absolutely Beautiful


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I am in love with the idea of the raven with a scythe and flames.
and that cute monkey girl is awesome with her golden glowing eyes lol


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is my personal favorite of yours, you managed to sync the music and animation up really well. And speaking of the music, it was extremely catchy...

The idea behind it is interesting, the whole faceless-evil-darkness thing, and it really adds depth to the world, like everything's all happy-go-lucky on the surface, but underneath is something completely different.

Keep it up!