Inside the box

Sci fi/Fantasy image by

Suzan Bongers

This image was commissioned by Pure Fantasy, a Dutch magazine for fantasy, science fiction and horror stories. This image is an illustration for the story "Elfjes uit Ierland" (fairies from Ireland) by Thirza van Damme. Appeared in the Castlefest edition August 2006. The story tells about a boy who has a box with toy fairies, but he doesn't know they are alive. The fairies don't know they live in a box and they are faced with sudden darkness (the lid of the box closes) and earthquakes (the box is moved.) It's a fun and yet sad story. An overview of the world inside the box. I liked the description of the white house in the story. No, it's not the hand of God, but the boy who's rearranging things inside the box. To be honest I like the black and white version a lot.

Published More than a year ago

Category Fantasy

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