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Fenrir by Chaos-Draco Fenrir by Chaos-Draco
Hi everyone

This is other piece for a "possible" proyect od TCG game

"Fenrir (or Fenris) is a gigantic and terrible monster in the shape of a wolf. He is the eldest child of Loki and the giantess Angrboda. The gods learned of a prophecy which stated that the wolf and his family would one day be responsible for the destruction of the world. They caught the wolf and locked him in a cage. Only the god of war, Tyr (hardcolico.deviantart.com/#/d5… , dared to feed and take care of the wolf.

When he was still a pup they had nothing to fear, but when the gods saw one day how he had grown, they decided to render him harmless. However, none of the gods had enough courage to face the gigantic wolf. Instead, they tried to trick him. They said the wolf was weak and could never break free when he was chained. Fenrir accepted the challenge and let the gods chain him. Unfortunately, he was so immensely strong that he managed to break the strongest fetters as if they were cobwebs.

After that, the gods saw only one alternative left: a magic chain. They ordered the dwarves to make something so strong that it could hold the wolf. The result was a soft, thin ribbon: Gleipnir. It was incredibly strong, despite what its size and appearance might suggest. The ribbon was fashioned of six strange elements: the footstep of a cat; the roots of a mountain; a woman's beard; the breath of fishes; the sinews of a bear; and a bird's spittle.

The gods tried to trick the wolf again, only this time Fenrir was less eager to show his strength. He saw how thin the chain was, and said that was no pride in breaking such a weak chain. Eventually, though, he agreed, thinking that otherwise his strength and courage would be doubted. Suspecting treachery however, he in turn asked the gods for a token of good will: one of them had to put a hand between his jaws. The gods were not overly eager to do this, knowing what they could expect. Finally, only Tyr agreed and the gods chained the wolf with Gleipnir. No matter how hard Fenrir struggled, he could not break free from this thin ribbon. In revenge, he bit off Tyr's hand.

Being very pleased with themselves, the gods carried Fenrir off and chained him to a rock (called Gioll) a mile down into the earth. They put a sword between his jaws to prevent him from biting. On the day of Ragnarok, Fenrir will break his chains and join the giants in their battle against the gods. He will seek out Odin and devour him. Vidar, Odin's son, will avenge his father by killing the wolf ".

I hope you like it!
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:iconthesepiaraven:
TheSepiaRaven Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
\m/ \m/
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Alanwakeup Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Oh nice! I love the details you put into it with the ice in his fur :D

I'm sure it'll be picked
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MorbiusMonster Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012
I recognise the runes on his cuffs. "K", "B", "A", "Z" and "EI". Are they random or are you trying to spell something?
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LoanSkunk Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
need some help
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:iconmissdudette:
MissDudette Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
WOW. Love the story!
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:icondethoveye96:
dethoveye96 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing *O* I'm speechless
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:iconlord-naraku:
Lord-Naraku Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Epic work! I love the colors the pose and everything about this piece. Excellent job. Your rendition of Fenrir is really fantastic! XD
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XxW4loRdxX Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
wow he dah big
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:iconxxw4lordxx:
XxW4loRdxX Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012
:O
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:iconfastflyer01:
FastFlyer01 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012
Now THAT is how a wolf is supposed to look.
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:iconice-queen-blue:
ice-queen-blue Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Professional General Artist
Beautiful!
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:iconredheartaz:
Redheartaz Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012
Awesome!
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:iconlustladen:
Lustladen Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Professional Artist
THAT A BAD BEAST. I LIKE HOW YOU PUT THAT TOGETHER.
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:iconnniikaa:
nniikaa Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
outstanding, it looks really dynamic and the effects are awesome
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:iconjepoytheboy:
jepoytheboy Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
great art!
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:icontoshirotheknightwolf:
ToshirotheKnightWolf Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
amzing!
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kiannafirerose Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
this is amazing, but in regards to the legend why do people have mess with others because of prophecy?? dont they ever stop and think that in trying to stop a prophecy they cause it happen?? geez! lol!
truely a great pic!
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome - love the colors and the snarl - the snow and ice are a nice touch!
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:iconhalycon450:
Halycon450 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow. This is amazing - can't stop staring at it.
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:icontudhalyas:
Tudhalyas Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
Oh. My. God. This is *fantastic*!!!
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:iconcaptainkuca:
CaptainKuca Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Outstanding
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:iconioancuza:
IoanCuza Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
weeena litros!!!
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:icontsukiyomi98tenshi:
Tsukiyomi98Tenshi Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
damn that's one mad beast.
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:iconfedupn:
fedupN Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012
Nice doggy...good doggy...heel?
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:iconmathardent:
Mathardent Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012
This art rocks man !!!
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XxFenrierxX Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Love it ^.^
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guy9027 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
nice work!!!!
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:iconii-s:
II-S Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012
How impressive ! Fantastic representation of Fenrir !
I have featured it here: [link]
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:iconianyannic:
IanYannic Featured By Owner May 31, 2012
DAMN! What a cool design and pose o.O

Awesome work!
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SymbolHero Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
What a design o o This leaves me no words. Super impressive, there´s a lot of things to contemplate: Background, character´s design, the texture, and the movement effects. Just amazing ^ ^
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crossal Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
AWESOME!
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:iconant-artistik:
Ant-artistik Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
arrghh it's fucking ferocious, this needs to be a DD!
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FurryPassport Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
puppy ☆±☆
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killerangel666 Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
Wow! I've never seen a Fenrir pic with an ice theme. This is totally awesome looking! Nice job! :)
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:iconnightshade6335:
Nightshade6335 Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
U have real done justice to gleipnir
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:iconkoragg1991:
Koragg1991 Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
amazing picture I especially like the ice setting and that he ice shards in his fur really cool and rough look
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:icondjsthecartoonist:
djsthecartoonist Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is such an amazing work and I love the story with it
I am just so amazed right now at how amazing this is :hooray:
:faint:
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:iconalicekandi:
AliceKandi Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing Picture and amazing story! Definitely my favourite from Norse.
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:iconnkirouac:
NKirouac Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great portrayal of Fenrir.
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T-65X Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
Awesome picture!!! The story was great in depicting the lore of the character.
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:iconwolffun00:
Wolffun00 Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
kickass man, just kickass. woo o3o
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shadowwolf-taz Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
OMG LOVE!
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:icondragoncelestial:
dragoncelestial Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
amigo es increíble en serio, como lo haces? te quedan muy bueno, fantasticos, todo un arte. muy bien hecho, eres un gran artista de verdad.
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DagonXIII Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
Wow, this is a beautiful peace. Really bad ass.
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MangaSpiritWolf Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
awesome
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ARACELICASANDRA Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
FANTASTIC!!! :star:
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:iconmoltion:
Moltion Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
wow nice coloration and detailed fur :D
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:iconletdragon:
Letdragon Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
Excellent!
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:iconharleyquinn2011:
HarleyQuinn2011 Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
yay! ive always wanted to know a bit more about Fen x
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Fco-AlfA Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
Esta buenisimo....
se ve genial la fusion del lobo con los hielos....
Saludos :)
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