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Magnus the Red color by slaine69 Magnus the Red color by slaine69
colored version of the thousand sons primarch
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TheLastIronMan Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
An epic tragedy of loyalty, betrayal, and lies. A portrait of fate's cruelty.
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Big-C-TSALAGI Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010
His back was broken. Magnus was never a true space marine, Russ defeated him in combat, he should have acce3pted his fate. Instead, he doomed his entuire chapter to the Rubric, why couldn't you just leave sorcery alone Magnus? You projected yourself, astral telepathy was legal and in use....



Awesome picture.
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jcbkw Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
You're surely aware, dude, that Magnus had a Legion behind his back... First, he accepted his fate, that's why he dropped the defences of Prospero. Only when the Wolfes attacked did he raise arms against them. When they fought, he nearly destroyed Russ twice, once via his glaive, second by his powers, but Russ lashed out blindly and hit his one eye, finishing of Magnus' powers. That allowed him to seize the minute, to lift Magnus off his feet and to break his back. Neither of them wanted this, Magnus was not willing to sacrifice his entire legion for a mistake, and Russ was reluctant to kill a brother primarch again...
But chaos orchestrated this downfall since centuries, that was why the chaos gods wanted the right eye of Magnus as a price for his legion.
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Death-Guard Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
dude.. epic
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slaine69 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2009
cheers dude
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TirpitzLuincal Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2008
I like that you made him with one of the eyes and not just a single eye in the middle of his face. This is most fluff wise. Although it seems way too much madness for him. I've always thought him to be powerful but elegant in some way as well as stoic. He is a mage and not a savage berserker after all.
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slaine69 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
in retrospect it does look like he has a lot of power though I was trying to use the warp as a background, but I know what you mean I've imagined him as a good guy who's shit out of luck
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JsunDmint Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
This is hella bad dude, frickin pulsin with power and energy man. Diggin the raw colors and brutal air about this one :horns:
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slaine69 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2008
cheers dude! I learned a lot from the Angron and spawn pics about coloring line art as well as a couple of brush tricks for special fx
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