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"Cain" by Michael James Liljenberg

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Part of an attempt to separate a pair of Siamese twins who shared significant internal organs, this poor little girl now blames herself for the death of her brother who failed to survive the operation. She won third place in a Monthly Original Character contest BakaNeko used to sponsor.

30 Apr 200245 Yael Farache
Hey! I like this pic a lot!
I love the way you manage the background to illustrate life and machine separated.
All the details are marvelous! Keep it up!
Oh.. Almost forgot to do the first comment dance *hop hop twirl* there ya go!

:-) Michael James Liljenberg replies: "Well, I never got a comment on my Loth gallery so quick. Glad you like it. I worked hard trying to creat the living flesh, cold machine dichotomy."
1 May 200245 Aaron Weaver
Looks cool. Like the detail work on the machine half.
3 May 200245 Dante Rushdan
That sux... not the picture! her story. Does she still have her eh... y'know... place?

:-) Michael James Liljenberg replies: "It's supposed to be tragic. What do you expect with a name like "Cain" (that was given by the contest). And -er- no, she doesn't, not entirely"
24 Sep 2002:-) Michael Sheridan
Very cool. Extremely eerie. Well done.
21 Dec 200245 Aaron S. Dabelow
Nice pic i love the premise of the pic and how well you carried it out. But this rises one question, what happens when she starts to outgrow her cybernetic parts, will the be replaced, will she die?

:-) Michael James Liljenberg replies: "Don't know. The scull doesn't grow much past age 8, and the arms and legs are adjustable length. I would guess that the doctors who initially installed the parts would be able to adjust the ribs and hips. Presumably that's one of the problems she must deal with when she escapes the lab. The implication of the character description we were given to illustrate was that she is more than a little psychotic."
21 Jun 200345 Cerulean
A very beautiful picture, and an original idea too. I like the way her clothes are attached to the metal parts, her cyborg arm looks a bit longer than the other, but it makes sense if it's adjustable. But if I've understood correctly, siamese twins are more like identical twins, and develop from the same egg. So they sood be of the same gender. I'm not sure though. Sorry for my bad English, it's not my own language.

:-) Michael James Liljenberg replies: "Actually there are cases of siamese twins being "fraternal", developing from two different eggs. Even of different genders (just caught part of a show about it on Discovery network a week or two back)
Yes her cyborg arm is too long. I was focusing so much on the details of the actuators that I forgot my perspective put the cyborg arm in the back and I drew it as if it were nearer than the flesh arm. I finally noticed it after I'd applied the ink.
I don't link ink much . . ."
19 Aug 2003:-) Margaret R. Taylor
You can have fraternal Siamese twins? Geez, you learn something new every day...
27 Jul 2006:-) Morgan L. Weber
Hmmm... Interesting picture, but just for a little note for your story- siamese twins are always of the same sex, because they are identical twins who failed to separate completely.
14 Apr 200745 Anonymous
creative. If you cover up one side, the other looks well proportioned. If you cover up the human side, though, then she looks almost... evil
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 • Created by: :-) Michael James Liljenberg
 • Copyright: ©Michael James Liljenberg. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Cg, Colored, Cyborg, Girl
 • Categories: Robots, Androids, Humanoid Warmachines, Techno, Cyber, Technological, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Black Ink, Computer-coloured Picture
 • Views: 1829
 • Resolution: 452x388

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