Media: Mechanical pencil, colored pencils, pen-and-ink
The Road to Awe and Wonder by twasadark
Genre: RPF Gen (pre-slash) with het subplot*
Word count: 35,000
Summary: It is 700 ad and the world lies in ruin, the Dark Ages come to life. The Roman Empire has crumbled into something altogether new, Medieval Europe, hanging on to the remnants of Roman civilization while being shaped by the church.
In this land of relics and shrines knight Jensen of Ackerley wanders grief-stricken and purposeless until he takes on the challenge of guiding Lady Alona on a pilgrimage. Accompanied by the orphaned street thief Tristan of Jare, they travel from France to Rome to the center of the world - Jerusalem - across the glittering Mediterranean, facing dangers of the body and soul, the heart and mind.
Notes: Done for spn_j2_bigbang
Done in both pen-and-ink (illustrations) and Byzantine-style (cover). Road to Awe and Wonder is a fantastic story, lyrical and visual and stunning. Go check it out and leave lots of love!
lined the pathways in increasing numbers until at last he directed them to cease digging
individual graves and dig communal graves instead.
It was in a tavern off the southeast entrance to the marketplace that
he drank frothy Frankish beer and listened to the duke’s men talk about the nobleman in Lyons – an
Englishman named Sir Geoffrey Morden, who took hire of many in the spring.