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Scherezade by GENZOMAN Scherezade by GENZOMAN
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Scherezade is a legendary Persian queen and the storyteller of One Thousand and One Nights.
The frame tale goes that every day Shahryar would marry a new virgin, and every day he would send yesterday's wife to be beheaded. This was done in anger, having found out that his first wife was betraying him. He had killed three thousand such women by the time he was introduced to Scheherazade, the vizier's daughter.

Against her father's protestations, Scheherazade volunteered to spend one night with the King. Once in the King's chambers, Scheherazade asked if she might bid one last farewell to her beloved sister, Dunyazad, who had secretly been prepared to ask Scheherazade to tell a story during the long night. The King lay awake and listened with awe to Scheherazade's first story and asked for another, but Scheherazade said there was not time as dawn was breaking, and regretfully so, as the next story was even more exciting.

And so the King kept Scheherazade alive as he eagerly anticipated each new story, until, one thousand and one adventurous nights, and three sons later, the King had not only been entertained but wisely educated in morality and kindness by Scheherazade who became his Queen.

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I always want to draw her, i imegine a lot of One Thousand and One Nights when i read some stories when i was a kid :D

photoshop CS/ Wacom Intuos/ 7 hours/ music: the storyteller by fairyland (awesome music is awesome :D)

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:iconchocolatonatan:
Chocolatonatan Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Como amarķa ser Shahryar
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:iconmarbzdude:
Storytime and some lovin' from this lovely babe... not a bad deal for about nearly 3 years in a row.
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:iconalpha-ikaros:
Beautiful!! The other Scheherazade I know is in the series Magi :)
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Zyndarius Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Gorgeous design for Scherezade :P
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:iconsomeguy1997:
What a beauty!
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CBDragon7 Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Im in love ^^ hahaha! :P
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bronzesword Jul 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful!
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:iconchristobey:
I've never actually seen many renditions of Scheherazade, but I'd say this is a very good one.
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:icondhealer777:
Love your work
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Ederlopespereira May 18, 2013  Professional General Artist
muito legal parabens
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