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Heart Skipped a Beat by LexiKimble Heart Skipped a Beat by LexiKimble
Letting the door close behind her, the young knight looked about her room. Sparsely decorated with her personal effects was how she preferred it; less things she had to worry about when deployed. She tossed her helmet onto her bunk with a casual flick of her wrist, the joint making an odd - and unsatisfactory - click as it moved. Frowning, she made a mental note to speak with one of the quartermasters soon to have them make sure her arm was functioning properly. A soft sigh from one of the room's dark corners caught her attention and without a look, she let her expression slip into the tiniest of smiles. "Hello. How long have you been waiting there?"

The voice that responded was soft and one that she was intimately familiar with. "Hello, Ro. I've been here since I heard you were coming home." Ro's visitor emerged from the shadows, her petite frame dwarfed by Ro's much larger form but her confidence easily making her the knight's match. The long, fiery hair that Ro loved to play with was up in a neat bun for the day, while the stray wisps she could never control played around the silver tiara that matched her pale eyes. With a sound that Ro had affectionately and regularly called a 'squeak', the young woman reached out and brushed the long white hair from her champion's face. "Oh… Ro… what have you done to your darling face?"

With a small frown, Ro sighed and brought her prosthetic arm up to rest on her lover's shoulder even as she leaned in to nuzzle against the fingers touching her face. "I'm sorry, Your Highness. I… I have a duty to protect my men. We came under fire. They're just scratches." Seeing the words deflecting off the look of hurt and sadness in the eyes of the young woman looking intently into her own, Ro let out a second, deeper sigh. "Your Highness… Princess… Fay. This is a part of who I am. I know how much it hurts you to see me injured… maybe it's time you-"

"No! No. I love you, Ro. No one will ever take your place." The princess's voice began to tremble as she fought out the words. Tears welling in her argent eyes, a look of hurt and desperation flashing onto her face.

Dropping her lance to the floor, the tall chevalier pulled her sobbing princess to her chest. "And I love you… I will be with you for as long as I draw breath."


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Better text that what I can do - :iconalienyouthct:
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zerry Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015
Looking back at these designs now my brain is yelling 'Eldar' rather loudly...
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LexiKimble Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
>.>
<.<

I have no idea what you mean *hides Eldar minis*
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jaggedtoothgrin Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
seems as though the lance/spear haft disappears midway, but otherwise quite nice
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JonMan94 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I like. I like very much. Excellent piece and story to go along with it. :D
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ChrisTheKitty Featured By Owner May 22, 2012
Looks awesome. =)
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LexiKimble Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you
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ChrisTheKitty Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
Your welcome. =)
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DarkTailss Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very cool designs, love the armor and color schemes. That white pony-hawk hair is frikkin' fantastic :lol:
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LexiKimble Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much. I decided while drawing this, I'm going to grow may hair out like this.
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DarkTailss Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:highfive:
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DarkTailss Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Here's a quick 3D model of the hair I made in 3DSMax. [link]

I know it's not perfect, I'm just learning how to model lol

(I won't use it in any games without your permission of course)
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leviadragon99 Featured By Owner May 22, 2012
Awww, a hard thing to have to watch someone you care about throw themselves in harm's way... how much of her body is robotic for that matter?

It is a little... off though that her otherwise serious battle-armour/robotic limbs has high heels on it, what purpose do they serve in battle? She's allready quite tall...
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LexiKimble Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Because unlike most boys seem to think. Women can move easily in heels, hell, I can easily fence in ballet heels. I know I can, I've seen me do it.

Also, it adds to penetration when she stomps on someone's head.
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Retremeko Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very Cool looking characters
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LexiKimble Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much
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kiske-otoko Featured By Owner May 21, 2012
nice ^^
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LexiKimble Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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kiske-otoko Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
Welcome ^^

please fave this my art ^^ [link]
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SapphicNeko Featured By Owner May 21, 2012
Very nice. Lovely short story and lovely image.

and i LOVE the chevaliers boots :o
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LexiKimble Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks bunches hon. I don't know what part of my lizard brain came up with those, but I'll say they're like my favoritest ever.
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xXVSilverPhoenixVXx Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I love the pose and the characters
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LexiKimble Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much.
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xXVSilverPhoenixVXx Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Your welcome hun ^^
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