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Outside the Lady's Tavern by humon Outside the Lady's Tavern by humon
Why is he sitting there alone? The idea is that it's outside a tavern for women only because it's run by dark elves, and the two guys are supposed to be guards who make sure no male servants or slaves runs off while they wait outside. And of course they kill time by messing with people.

They are of course making life as a slave for amazons and shield maidens sound even worse than they are because they want to scare him, but they're not that far off.

Also, while my dark elves are partly inspired by drows, I'm also very inspired by the dark elves from Nordic mythology (Yes, dark elves are not just a made up race. Like a lot of other creatures they come from the old Norse religion) So in this fantasy universe they're called svartálfar, which is old Norse for Dark Elves.

So I'll make this bit an interactive story and leave it up to you. Does he go with the dark elves and meet their Lady?
EDIT: The choise has been made [link]

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:icongavingavin123:
gavingavin123 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
... Someone remind me to never visit Svartálfaheimr...
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:iconlittlepigart:
LittlePigArt Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, I love your dark elves so much! I really hope you do more with them! Keep up the great work as always! I look forward to more!
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:icondewani90:
Dewani90 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so it is bad poison, worse poison, or the misterious poison number 3, anyway the guy is doomed
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Tragaloth Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013
I thought Svartálfar were the Dwarves. Aren't Dökkálfar the Dark Elves?

Please straighten me out, I'm working on a fantasy world of my own.
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:iconniobesnuppa:
Niobesnuppa Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
I think this is more Humon's take on them than an accurate representation of them. In the original myths they were more like dwarves.
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:iconmonstercoyote:
monstercoyote Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
she's danish, guys.
easy on the spelling. :heart:
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:iconilovemynightmares:
Ilovemynightmares Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
I'm sorry, but I must..
*choice
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:iconfreakoftheangels:
FreakoftheAngels Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Student General Artist
God, I feel sorry for him. >.<
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:iconz-dragonmaster:
z-dragonmaster Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
Apologies in advance because spelling corrections almost never go appreciated, but this is only because I respect you and love your work:

Using the wrong "your" and "you're" is becoming more and more common on the internet. Seeing the wrong version used all the time makes it easy to make the same mistake yourself. I can see that it's happened here, "you're weak body considered" should be "your weak body considered".

It's important to catch things like this and remember the difference between the two because the internet is doing a very good job of confusing them :)

Love love love
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:icontechnoshadowblood:
TechnoShadowBlood Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Seriously, every time I read their lines.. A Dunmer's voice comes in to mind.
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:iconjustsoevil:
juStsoEVIL Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
You are absolutely hilarious. I love your sense of humor!
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:iconundeadgrrl:
Undeadgrrl Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
YOu reminded me how much I like dark elves!
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:iconthetravelingbard:
thetravelingbard Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*drools* i am so in love with these three. hahah, the poor human looks like a timid little mouse. sneaky dark elves, they are so screwing with the poor thing.
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:iconsamyosho:
Samyosho Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconnosebleedgrinplz:
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:iconjessica-maggs:
Jessica-Maggs Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
He looks like he's been faced with three really scary choices...
Oh wait, he has. Good luck mate :]
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:iconlazybutpassionate:
LazyButPassionate Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Student Artist
Bwahahahahaha!! I hope he doesn't forget to ask what the Dark Elves do with slaves, LoL!
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:iconartabstraction:
ARTabstraction Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LOLLLLLLLLLLL~
I love these guys!!!
<3
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:iconsavant24:
savant24 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012
if I was him, i would whore myself out to the shield maiden's husband..... although the dark elf on the right is kinda dreamy
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savant24 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012
don't do it, don't go with the dark elves....
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:iconzeb31:
ZEB31 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
heh! Just go with them! Their better. Even if the amazon is HOT :iconimhappyplz:

btw:
I LOVE DROWES AND DARK ELVES
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:iconbattlebrothertherix:
battlebrothertherix Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Just remember that the Amazon only has one boob.
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:iconzeb31:
ZEB31 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
??...oh pffft XD!!!!! oh man your right.
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:iconquondambeau:
quondambeau Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012
I am baffled at your collection of rather twisted-ly delicious drawings :crazy:
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:iconookami-papillon:
Ookami-Papillon Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Hobbyist
Oh God, these dark elves are just so... damn they're just amazing!
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:iconbluepeach:
bluepeach Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012  Student Writer
I luv thi comic... to funny!!! AMAZONS ROCK!!!
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:iconmissy2at:
Missy2aT Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
DUDE! dark elves are in skyrim! you should totally play skyrim! in that game they have nords, dragons, trolls, elves, everything you like! please try skyrim! OuO
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Blair-Sheircome Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Is it weird that I find you extreme knowledge of nordic stuff rather convenient? :P
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TheDoomGeneration Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
Hello, I feel I should tell you. Svartálfar basically means dwarf, a more proper term for dark elves is Dökkálfar. Though, I don't quite see how you're inspired by Nordic Dökkálfar? They're both someone similar to dwarfs, though Dökkálfar aren't as similar as Svartálfar. Dökkálfar are incredibly dark-skinned, though most dark elves are depicted as dark-skinned, hence the name.
Also, Dökkálfar tended to live underground, I'm not quite sure if you had these ones live underground? If you did, I can't tell really. Either way, would you mind explaining how they're inspired by Dökkálfar? I'm pretty versed in Norse mythology, but I don't really see it.
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TheDoomGeneration Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
*somewhat similar, sorry.
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Laughing-Dove Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
You know, the only thing that sort of weirds me with a lot of femdom is where 'sissification', i.e. becoming more female is the method of humiliating the male, and masculising the female elevates her. I mean...at that point the gender roles aren't even really reversed, the players just are. Don't get me wrong, I love genderfuck. I just wanna see some more depictions where masculinity is the mocked and degraded and shameful state of mind. One would have to switch around some parts of it though, considering that ridiculous weak/strong part of the femme/butch dynamic. Perhaps, if one were just mutating the current definitions instead of synthesising something more different, the emphasised dynamic would be lack of control/control and grace. Or even brute/delicacy.

So many different combinations.
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:iconvioletjimjams:
VioletJimJams Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's nice that they care so much for his well-being. ^^
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:iconnibi-no-neko:
Nibi-No-Neko Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
hey, I want a slave to whore him to my boyfriend!! where do I get one?
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k8g8s8 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
old nordic or in other words icelandic so here is a straight forward translation svart*black* álfar *Elves* :P i grew up watching a show were the evil guy was a dark elf and he was awesome XD lol!
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:iconorkaney:
Orkaney Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012
I'd love to hear you try pronounce "Svartálfar". I can only imagine what it will sound like from you. (-: o
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:iconprismaticangel:
PrismaticAngel Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012
-snorts- Reminds me of the duo from that animated movie about Moses.
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:icondemonsimpulse:
demonsimpulse Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012
do you mean the prince of egypt?
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:iconprismaticangel:
PrismaticAngel Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
Yeah! XD I was trying to come up with the name yesterday but my mind wasn't being nice.
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:icondemonsimpulse:
demonsimpulse Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
welli'm happy i was able to help you in your time of need.
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:iconprismaticangel:
PrismaticAngel Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
^^
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:iconmcrmy4me:
Mcrmy4me Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012
Wow this is awesome! What an unfortunate life he awaits though eh? Though, I must say, I'd rather be with the Amazon
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a7xerfoREVer Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
your elves are gorgeous! and i'm ashamed to say that there was never such a culture that had dark elves, thought it was just some silly butchering of tolkien's elves. i'm satisfied to know of their existence now. :D
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:iconherzkammer:
herzkammer Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012
of course, read the edda
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:iconfortheloveofsatire:
ForTheLoveofSatire Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
Your dark elf designs are gorgeous. And as always, each addition to this series is great! (body language, facial expressions and the simple lines). Keep it up!
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yaoiqueenkira Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hummm...violent sex...or better living conditions (and mabey male sex) .... hard one
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stargazer848 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
i love his face XD
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:icononlynameleft2pick:
Onlynameleft2pick Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
LOL! This should be interesting!
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:icong0d0fshad0ws:
G0D0FSHAD0WS Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I find this scene really amusing ^^ *knock knock* Oh, hello there mr Thought. Nice to see you around here. You wanted to tell something?
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:icongoforthegold:
goforthegold Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
whyyyyyy amazon womannnn :jarkorig:
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:icongoforthegold:
goforthegold Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
he shld stay with the amazon
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:iconmewmewmint123:
MewMewMint123 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
They somehow remind me of Miguel and Tulio from El Dorado.
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