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bookcover of  the book of new sun(chinese version) by breathing2004
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The Book of the New Sun (1980–83) is a series of four science fantasy novels or one four-volume novel by the American author Gene Wolfe. Alternatively, it is a series comprising the original tetralogy, a 1983 collection of essays, and a 1987 sequel.[a] Either way, it inaugurated the so-called "Solar Cycle" (below) that Wolfe continued after 1987 by setting other multi-volume works in the same universe.[1]

Gene Wolfe had originally intended the story to be a 40,000 words novella called "The Feast of Saint Catherine", meant to be published in one of the Obitanthologies, but during the writing it continued to grow in size.[2][3] Despite being published with a year between each book, all four books were written and completed during his free time without anyone's knowledge when he was still an editor of Plant Engineering, allowing him to write at his own pace and take his time.[4]

The tetralogy chronicles the journey of Severian, a disgraced journeyman torturer who is exiled and forced to travel to Thrax and beyond. It is a first-person narrative, ostensibly translated by Wolfe into contemporary English, set in the distant future when the Sun has dimmed and Earth is cooler (a "Dying Earth" story).

In 1998, Locus magazine ranked the tetralogy number three among 36 all-time best fantasy novels before 1990, based on a poll of subscribers.[5][b]

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Thingol thought to place the Silmaril into the Necklace, and hired the Dwarves of Nogrod to do so. The Dwarven craftsmen also coveted the jewel and seeing that it was by their skill that the piece was made, saw no reason to give it up willingly. Thingol became enraged declaring that he was of the first Eldar to set off on The Great Journey and that they were guests in his realm. When he tried to take it from the Dwarves they slew him. This set off a chain of events leading to the destruction of Doriath and the scattering of its people. After Thingol's death Melian, who remained in Middle-earth by binding her spirit to that of her husband, chose to forsake her body and return to Aman as a Maia, removing the power which once protected it, leaving Doriath vulnerable to attack from without.

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Jian Guo
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
People's Republic of China
I have been working as an archi tacture designer since my graduation, I work as a freelancer illustrator and designer in spare time.I searched inspritions from movies and games respectively and was invited to showcase my artworks on the Blizzard official website for several times as the most recognized inoffical illustrator related to World of Warcraft. I also attended the Blizzard Carnival in 2011 with invitation.
In recent years, I have been immersed in creations of the glass painting style artworks among which the recreation of Lord of the Rings series won me many honors. My first contact to the trilogy was when the movie directed by Peter Jackson was on the show in 2002, I read the Lord of the Rings and the Hobits books after I saw the movie. I doodled some pictures for fun, much to the visual effect of the movie than to substantial appreciation for the masterpiece itself. I gained a more profound understanding though extensive reading later, now I would read the novel every 2 years, whenever I read it I will forget time passing and keep reading thoughout the whole night.
Then I had a chance to know the glass painting style and felt it must be great If I adopt this style to tell a story because it was endowed with a sense of religious magnificence yet the plot is usually unsophisticated, with reasonable arrange of the images, a chapter from the book could be represented in a single picture.
It happened that the Deviantart website was hosting an online Lord of the Rings fan art challenge and an artwork of mine Rest in Gildor's Forest was positively approved, then I started to create the Lord of the Rings series.
Later my artworks Roselolin’s Gift and The Grieve Over A Twilight Star received favorable comments and being posted on international websites,eventually they were selected into the One Ring exhibition in Los Angeles in 2013.
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Dragon-Of-Sapphire Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I so want to turn your work into stained glass windows for my home.
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Selmarkai Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
All of your work is beautiful and utterly awe inspiring. They make me feel the happiness of my childhood while inspiring me as the adult I am now. (sort of ) Whenever I feel uncoordinated or uninspired, your work rekindles my creativity and desire and I'm able to work again. Thank you so much for putting it out where it can be seen!
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Music---Junky Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:wave: You are invited!:wave:
Hello! I would like to personally invite you to my group, Spread--the--Art!
We are always looking for new members, and we have loads of fun activities happening all the time, including weekly and monthly contests!
We'd love to have you so please check us out. :heart: :) (Smile)
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P.S. - I have to say your art looks stunning! I saw your work on someone else's favorites and was instantly amazed. I'd be especially thrilled to have your gorgeous art in our group. :)
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TheCreecher Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014   General Artist
I have to say that your "stained glass" line works make me want you to put out a big fantasy themed coloring book! 
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Spideecartoon Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
U are an amazing artist
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jhorsfield30 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're work is outstanding!
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MournAileen Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014
Hi I love your work! it's awsome!
Do you also have somthing with Elrond?
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Draithen Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
Hello there dear sir! I tried to contact you via notes and e-mail, may I ask you if you saw them? I can say I have some pretty good news! :)
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FieryLoki Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
Great art style and joyful choices of colors! Blessings!
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BenjaminART Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
I love your art style. Especially the interpretations of Tolkien.
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