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Last Dance Together by 1-Renaissance Last Dance Together by 1-Renaissance
Dancers from left to right:

Sita (ratling), Arajee, Binjo

In this scene, the rat family have their last dance together before they separate.

Here's another scene of another novel I'm going to write. Arajee's story is pretty sad but at the very end of the novel, ends well.


A group of clans escaped the cruelty and oppression of Steekta and established a settlement were they would live free of tyranny. In the struggle, one of the heroes was Arajee (female rat in middle) Afterward, she married Binjo and mothered a son and two daughters.

But Forjan, one of the leaders, changed over time and broke the promises he made to the clans and slowly enforced strict laws. He even had a wall built surrounding the city so that no rat can leave. Arajee was quick to notice these changes and spread word of it. Forjan then had Arajee closely monitored by the Kaon Police.

After her only son Rangari (7) was forcibly taken for training to serve the army, Arajee rebelled and even went as far as speaking publicly against Forjan. Seeing her as a threat to his dictatorship, Forjan had Arajee separated from Binjo and forced her to remain with her own blood clan as was the new law.

Knowing it was safer for her daughters Sita and Ti Keia, she had them stay with Binjo. He was known as a suspected traitor so for their safety, he didn't tell them he was their father.

Things got worse for Arajee as her clan was arrested for stirring up revolutionary ideas and movements. They were confined to the working camp and prison. For years, Arajee never knew what became of Binjo or her three children. All the clan could do was wait for a chance to escape the prison working camp by breaking through the wall itself.

The time came suddenly when an earthquake struck the region and crumbled a small portion of the wall by the working camp. The clan found this exit and hid it until they made a diversion by setting a blaze to the fortress Kaon.

They made their move and escaped the work camp and city altogether. By that time, Arajee was aging and her vision was already fading.

Arajee escaped at 51 when Sita was 21 and Ti Keia died at the age of 20, shortly after giving birth to her son Silfang (adopted by Sita)

That's the prologue. The story focuses on Sita as she tries to lead her clan to sanctuary. Meanwhile tempers flare as the struggle for leadership challenges her safety and the safety of her daughter Te Ranji (5).

I tried to be brief with the prologue. So much for that. :D
I own this so please don't steal it or there will be hell to pay
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Redtriangle Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2010  Student Digital Artist
A Rat village? This is one of few moments we ever see "Vermins" are peaceful creatures. :aww: :happycry:
1-Renaissance Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2010
Not in my stories, Darlin'. The citizens of this city are peaceful enough but the government is slowly becoming corrupt. They're the bad guys.
Redtriangle Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Ouch... I don't them but wish they stay good. :(

I've created my own Redwall fanfiction in my head. :D
It took place in a country on another continent far west over the ocean, they live in big futuristic cities, citizens have education, plenty of jobs, enough money, and good behaviors. This is not America, though government uses some democracy and by the counsel, but their executive and leader of nation is actually an almost-absolute king, either beneficial or evil, it depends what mood he's in.
Guitarmouse Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010  Hobbyist Writer

Just speaking to the rat sitting next to it, I think I see a pail of water behind him. Anyways, just using the way you draw their footpaws as a reference. I'm kinda getting into the anthro style more now that I am reading redwall again. And yours is by far the one I like the most. You said you adopted it from lion king right? Well, too bad there aren't any mice in it because I hate cats. Everything else I have no problem drawing but the infernal footpaws, grrrrrr. I love that part of the body a lot, but its a pain drawing it. Which is why I just draw them in the sitting position. Well, not that it means anything to this drawing :XD:. If anyone puts out the fire it'll be me!
1-Renaissance Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010
Well thanks. Not that it's bad, but are you honestly going to comment on every art piece of mine since you deactivated your last account?
Guitarmouse Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Nah, XD that would be kinda pointless, you'll just be hearing everything I said in the past. I was just stopping by and thought I would just contribute to the comment list.

Look what I made :icontfalugnutplz:
1-Renaissance Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010
Lugnut! That guy is such a suckup it even annoyed Megatron.
DCLeadboot Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awww, happy days! :aww: Looks like they were a close-knit family.
1-Renaissance Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
Yeah they were, until they where separated for years after that last dance. Thanks. :D
ashleg4ever Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
your stories are so interesting!!
i waz almost falling throuhg the screen when i read 1 of em!:D
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