Just wanted to share this beautiful picture of Queen Viarra and Elissa, her handmaiden and lover from Sartorially Smart Heroines and his upcoming novel First Empress.
“I… don’t know what I did to deserve your love. I don’t know why the gods brought me to you. When I was stolen from my home and sold as a slave, I could have ended up in any of a million places, but I can’t imagine any place would have been nearly so wonderful as at your side. I… every time you smile or say my name or tell me you love me, I thank the gods for bringing us together.” —Handmaid Elissa
So this is pretty cool. Last week I commissioned comic artist MJ Barros for a portrait of Queen Viarra and Elissa from my novel First Empress. I love how it turned out and thought I’d share with my beloved readers. MJ is in the process of drawing a Lady Knights comic called Order of the Belfry that I’m excited for. And if anyone out there…
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