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(Destiny) I Don't Want The Power by Mattatatta (Destiny) I Don't Want The Power by Mattatatta
"I don't want these wings, and I don't want that name."

More artwork for the physical copy of Destiny: A Tale of Unicorn Wings. It should've shipped a long time ago, but I've fallen way behind on making the artwork for the booklet. The only reason why those of you have not yet received your copies yet is that I'm still trying to get all the pages done. It'll be finished soon enough. Each double-page spread is another load off my mind, and with less on my mind, the easier it is for me draw something and actually like what I draw.

Next up, some Pippywish for the back cover - the unexpected darling of the entire album's art department and production team.
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bruiser128 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Excellent.
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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bruiser128 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
I am guessing it is the good old "immortality is a curse thing"
right?
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
More like a conflict between an old lifestyle and a new lifestyle. In Destiny, Twilight wants to live up to her mentor's expectations and be a successful princess, but at the same time she doesn't want to give the life she has in Ponyville.

Immortality isn't even hinted at surprisingly. Just power, responsibility, and destiny.
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bruiser128 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
This Sounds like a story that readers can relate to if
they went through a transitional period in their lives.
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There is that connection there, but like any story some elements are exaggerated for entertainment. The core of the conflict though is a common real-life conflict.
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bruiser128 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
That is agreeable, I find that you to relate to a characters
struggle on some or the reader won't give a rats ass.
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DeJiKo07 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014
BEautiful work!
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Much appreciated!
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BenRG Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
Sometimes, Twilight, Destiny doesn't give a damn what we want. You just have to run with what you've got. You are an alicorn, the Princess of Friendship, the Element of Magic, the mistress of the violet light but... never forget: With great power comes great responsibility. This is your blessing; this is your curse; this is who and what you really are. Who are you? You're Princess Twilight Sparkle.
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
But is destiny something that is pre-determined - thus rendering free will and the point of existence null - or is it a result of past choices and retrospect? In my opinion, nobody can tell anybody who they can and cannot become, prophecies are rarely be-all end-all scenarios, and the concept of fate being a predestined thing goes against the whole idea of a somebody discovering their talents applying them in a way that makes them happy. Sure, Twilight is an Alicorn now, but does that mean she has to abandon everything she's worked for? Does that mean she no longer has a say in how she lives the rest of her life? It is worth pointing out that the mystical Elements of Harmony only granted her wings, Princess Celestia is the one who decided Twilight was a princess now. Who's to say that the Elements wanted that? Who's to say the Elements wanted anything? Who's to say that in the midst of all these incredible events there's a pony who might want to remain a humble librarian?

The album is a deconstruction of its namesake, and it is a great talking point about what destiny is truly defined by. I don't mean to sound like I'm attacking you, I'm just relaying the kinds of questions I had appear in my mind while following the album's storyline do you can ponder over them.
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kiinastar Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
Aww, she look's so sad.
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A crown can get heavy sometimes, in more ways than one.
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kiinastar Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
True, very true.
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Phenometron Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
Awesome artwork of Twilight.
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks
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CrucifyTheWolf Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I seriously wanna order the CD, I mean, this artwork is gorgeous!;____; still no moneh though.
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Save some moolah up and you might have a copy on its way to you in the future!
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CrucifyTheWolf Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
;_; If the copies don't run out!Since I did note that there are only 90 copies. 
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Ganondox Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Is there any artwork of Silent Dusk?
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
From me? Soon.
From others? Yes!
Here and here!
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Ganondox Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Either, looking forward to yours. 
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Hardidy Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
This is really good.^^ 
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Mattatatta Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you
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Hardidy Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
Welcome~:3c
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