'As the gunners of the caravel Crescendo scrambled to find ways of arcing their cannon fire skyward, Jalet, the ship's resident evoker, assumed her position on the ship's stern. Normally she would have climbed her way to the crow's nest, but there was simply no time. Squinting upward, she began weaving spells to light the sky and identify the positions and perhaps the identities of the aerial attackers.'
Colored in Photoshop 7. Fireworks made in Particle Illusion. Ocean made in Terragen.