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Feb 19, 2012 | 7:01 AM EST

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I made this for Valentine's Day.
A short narrative animation about a princess who recieves a special letter.

Sorry for the awful voiceacting, hopefully I will get better in the future.
Thank you for watching! Thanks for the compliments and critiques! :)
Wow! Thanks Newgrounds for the Daily 3rd place and for the frontpage appearance! :D

(READ THIS!!!!!!)
*This may bother others (I didn't realize about this issue, sorry for those who felt tricked) but this movie is about the person of Jesus Christ (not religion).
If you are bothered by that fact, I am sorry but THIS is what the story IS.*

I noticed some people didn't understand the story, and to be honest, it may be hard for one to understand.
So here's what the story actually meant (sorry for any grammatical errors):

This story is NOT about love in a romantic way, I'm talking about REAL love. Unconditional love shared between a parent and a child.

The princess symbolize the everyday person, you and me (gender does not really matter)
She is alone and gives letters to her prince.
I represented the six princes as her family, friends, boyfriend, money/fame, drugs and religion but overall I just wanted to convey anything that one seeks for in life.
And obviously, how life goes on, everything that the princess (we) admire rejected us, and left us hurt, in pain.
Pain leaves a scar in us whether it's emotional or physical (as if it almost felt like you were stabbed on the back, or pierced by a sword). Hence I showed that pain in a physical manifestation of the princes stabbing the princess.

Here's where I placed the gospel:
"The Prince" is Jesus Christ.
The letters the princess recieves and rejects is Jesus' voice.
Despite that, we still try to find the other prince (which was foolish because a prince, rather, "The Prince" was right there behind the door)
It's when the princess, comes to the point of crisis (the lowest point) to make her realize that she had no prince to give letters to anymore (have anyone to seek out for to love/ be loved).
Then she realizes the letters (voice of Christ) in her life.
When she listens, she hears "The Prince" knocking on the door.

"Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me." (Revelation 3:20)
The Prince is here, waiting for you, knocking at the door of your heart.
He wants you to open it, but he will wait for you.
Jesus is patient, kind and eternal = Love

Jesus is waiting for you to come join him, so you can have eternal life, a neverending tale, an awesome journey to his kingdom.
He wants to go there with you, together.

In the story, "The Prince", Jesus was the princess' seventh prince.
7 is the common number used in the gospel.
I based if off from the biblical story of the Samaritan Woman from John 4.



Rated 2 / 5 stars

the voice annoyed the hell out of me. no offence but GAAAAAARGH! ... the drawings were good though :)

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haha, thanks! xD


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

Maybe i'm just too old for this site but this was obnoxiously cliche and cheesy to me..

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alright, thanks for posting! :)


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

Eh.... It was alright, but you could've used more emotion when voice acting and had a more fluid and faster paced animation. It was pretty dull at the start, and end.
+1 Drawing (I like /anime/ your drawing style.)
+.5 for effort (I believe you'd do better if you tried harder.)
-1 for story
-1 for animation
-1 for the god damn Gospel related crap. Seriously? I would have given you this star if you had left that out. Some people on the internet enjoy flash, but when it's gospel/bible related? Some people would get offended and such.

exninja123 responds:

thanks for posting the review! :)


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

Honestly I thought it was pretty mediocore.
The voice acting was pretty bad and probably would have worked better if you didn't voice act at all and just left plain text. The art was OK but the people seemed too stiff and not very lifelike. Now finally the story: The whole "Looks like your forever alone, how 'bout some Jesus? Now all your problems are fixed!" story has always seemed very generic and untrue in my eyes. So all in all I didn't like the story too much but it still could have been better for what is was.

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thanks for the review! :)


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

i like the story and the voice but....the gospel.....try again without it.....seriously

exninja123 responds:

thanks for posting the review! :)