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fallen of Sargeras by breathing2004 fallen of Sargeras by breathing2004

one first work i did for fanart history of WoW


Sargeras was a mighty giant of molten bronze who led the armies of the titans, the Champion of the Pantheon's cause. Like the rest of his kind, he was altruistic and just, unable to conceive of pure evil.[3] Sargeras was called upon to defeat and imprison the hordes of demons native to the Twisting Nether, so that their evil would not contaminate the titans' vision of order. Sargeras went about his task devoutly for countless millennia.

During his never ending war against the evil in the universe, Sargeras became increasingly depressed by the chaos he saw wrought by all kinds of evil. While his confusion and misery deepened, Sargeras was forced to contend with another group intent on disrupting the titans' order: the Nathrezim. This dark race of vampiric demons (also known as dreadlords) conquered a number of populated worlds by possessing their inhabitants and turning them to the shadow. The nefarious, scheming dreadlords turned whole nations against one another by manipulating them into blind hatred and mistrust. Sargeras defeated the nathrezim easily, but their corruption affected him deeply.

Shaken by the evil of demons in general and the nathrezim in particular, Sargeras began to despair of his task and gradually slipped into a brooding depression. As doubt and despair overwhelmed Sargeras's senses, he lost all faith not only in his mission, but also in the titans' vision of an ordered universe. Eventually, he came to believe that the concept of order itself was folly, and that chaos and depravity were the only absolutes within the dark, lonely universe. His fellow titans tried to make Sargeras realize his erroneous way of thinking and calm his raging emotions, but he disregarded their more optimistic beliefs as self-serving delusions. Storming from their ranks forever, Sargeras set out to find his own place in the universe. Although the Pantheon was sorrowful at his departure, the titans could never have predicted just how far their lost brother would go


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Denetrek Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome!
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ultramar48921 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
is it going to be colored?
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gadour97 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
no 
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AreusBookworm Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
VERY epic.
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gbindis Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
Awesome!
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Nortstar Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013
wow it is so amaznig ^^
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deadliestwarrior2 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
any chance of this being coloured?
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Vaalandil Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
great work!
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F3lsworn Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Awesome work and very accurate lore too :D
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buttercrump Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013
I seem to recall the history of Sargeras being changed when the Draenei were introduced. Is this the new or old version of the tale?
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