She only blooms in the deep hours from dusk till dawn, most often in trails crossed by black cats, attracting nocturnal pollinators akin to bat and ghostly moth. Colours being muted in the dark, she relies on pale contrast and invisible lines of scent, metallic not unlike drying blood.
Poisonous if ingested, causing euphoria, paralysis, and eventual death; immunity can be built up gradually through exposure. These characteristics make her a favourite in assassin’s kits, crushed and infused into beeswax as a lip balm.
Herman Lau is a freelance artist from Edmonton, Alberta. His interests in illustration stem from the stories and games he grew up with, mythologies full of movement and characters to inspire his drawn illusions. Accordingly, he finds homes for his artwork in the speculative fiction and gaming industries (more samples of Herman’s work can be viewed online at spectralcalm.com).
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.