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After the War of the Last Alliance by MINASANNOINU After the War of the Last Alliance by MINASANNOINU
I feel so bad after drawing this picture although I wanted to do it for a long time... ;_;

The scene is when Thranduil came back from the War of the Last Alliance, where he lost his beloved father Oropher. Legolas apparently didn't know anything about his grandfather's death, so he kept asking Thranduil why he didn't come back with grandpa. Thranduil couldn't say a word but hugged his son tightly and burst into tears. This scared little Legolas so much because he didn't know what has happened to his adar or grandpa, he has never seen a drop of tears from his father before...

I think this kind of explains why Thranduil refused to help the dwarfs in the Hobbit. He has lost his father in the war, and he cannot let Legolas suffer from the same pain that tortures him forever.

OMG what have I done;_; Now I made myself cry...

'But there was in Thranduil's heart a still deeper shadow. He had seen the horror of Mordor and could not forget it. If ever he looked south its memory dimmed the light of the Sun......'
-------Unfinished Tales by J.R.R Tolkien
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charlotte1999 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Student General Artist
I'm sobbing:( this is really beautiful though
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EmpressAranel Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  New member
I am weeping as I type thisWaaaah!   
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Wolves-of-Midnight15 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  New member
Oh my god! This is so beautiful! I'm actually crying right now, imagine me at the last Hobbit movie, I'm going to be a mess! AMAZING job!
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Mighty-Raven Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So sad... :(
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Khaztima Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Student General Artist
Oh the feels...
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izissS Featured By Owner May 13, 2014
I guess you made a lot of people cry by this pic, but DON'T be sorry, it's just... beautiful, great job!
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NimbusBlack Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
Oh no... Now I am crying...
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SeraphinShadowmoon Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Waaaah! Clap 
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KyomuRunA Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
oh... ; w ;,, this's so sad..\
you made me cry too....
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UlisaBarbic Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Student Writer
Such raw emotion here...especially from Thranduil who usually seems so stoic. Excellent job
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