The Guardians Tale

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On a lonely alien planet shrouded in mystery, an ominous beast guards a powerful treasure. One day he receives an unexpected guest - A seemingly innocent girl crash lands on his world. The two will forge an unusual friendship, and teach one another that looks can indeed be deceiving.

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Co-Directed by Gordy Higgins, Ryan Zujic and Christoffer Klungerbo. Narrated by Adam Behr. Music and sound by Martin Alternes and Stian Obehi Ihasee.

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back stabbing bitch! Can't trust women.
Spledid job on the art, animation, music, sound, and voice acting.
Haven't seen any quality material on here as of late.
Thanks for making this!

Beautiful! Great 2D and 3D art, amazing animations and music, brilliant story. I don't know who would give this a rating lower than five.

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awesome. great animation and story. good job

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Better than any movie I have seen in the last 10 years.

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Out of all the animation i've seen on new grounds, this is by far the best i've seen!
the story was amazing and yet... so Odd. in a twisted, predictable, but lovable way... ITS UNIQUE! that's for sure :D i was wondering what was killed on the ship, what the treasure dose?
the lil girl was a very odd character, with the struggling on the ship. the Neck snapping ready for a fight, along with that odd landing... over all she is a new form of wicked. and as the beast's graphics were plane and flat, i liked all the cut makes, indicating the minor fights he had in the past. and the character its self is brutal yet sutle.
Point is that im trying to make, one of the best films or movies i've ever seen on newgrounds! Tankmen cant even top this!

also.... poor Guardian </3 :(

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4.46 / 5.00

Aug 18, 2013
1:41 AM EDT
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