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DA: King Maric Theirin by Lurockia DA: King Maric Theirin by Lurockia
• "I fall off horses. It's this thing I do." - Maric Theirin

You know something Dragon Age fans? It just occurred to me that there isn't nearly enough Maric fan art out there in the world. We have plenty for his sons and yet almost nothing for him and that my friends.. Is a real shame. :no:

Anyway, since he's known to be real fortunate and lucky in the novels, I wanted to give him a look that basically says:

"Hm...Well. That didn't go the way I thought it would."

He always seems to come out alright no matter the situation he's in. Like, he's the sort of guy that would manage to win the Jack Pot at a Slot Machine right after someone who's been playing it for hours gives up on it. Or he'd be the one to be the One Millionth Customer at a grocery store and win a check for $100,000 just because he's just that lucky. :lol:

I have so much love for this character. I honestly didn't count on loving him as much as I do, but nearly every piece of dialogue coming from him while I was reading the book brought a smile to my face. He's just so genuine.

Granted, as far as fan art for him goes.. In that defense there's only 2 pictures of him available and those who haven't read the books have no idea who he is anyway other than he was the King of Ferelden prior to Cailan. Well, without giving anything away. He's a really amazing character, funny, loyal, while at the same time a real badass when he wants to be. The books Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne and Dragon Age: The Calling aren't Lord of the Rings types literature by any means but they are definitely worth the read especially if you're a fan of the game's lore.

It even gives you great insight on characters from the game itself to boot such as Loghain Mac Tir. It pretty much puts to question everything that you think you know about him. I know that I myself heavily disliked Loghain after my first playthough of Dragon Age: Origins but after reading the book.. Well.. Let's just say it's a lot easier to hate someone when you know nothing about them.

In the meanwhile, enjoy this fan art of King Maric! He definitely deserves more love than he's currently receiving.


• Art & Coloring By =Lurockia
• Maric Theirin © Dragon Age
:bulletred: Tools Used : Paper, Pencil, Wacom Intuos4 Tablet & Adobe Photoshop CS5
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Istriel Featured By Owner 10 hours ago
Whooa the best Maric ever ! I love the facial expression ! It's...so him !XD
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Lurockia Featured By Owner 6 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! I'm glad you like it, I was just trying to derive a lil from his image on the cover of The Stolen Throne while trying to fill out the blanks. I love that man.
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Kei-Ivory Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whoooaaa, how have I not seen this?

Still flabbergasted by your talents with armor and weapons. Just.... goddamn~ This is incredible and he looks amazing!!
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Lurockia Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! I certainly hope I did him justice he's one of my favorite characters of all time. :D
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JessTheKitten Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Astonishing. x~x This is just... blindingly fantastic. Beautiful (and pretty freaking hot x///x) in every regard! Into my faves with you! C:<
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Lurockia Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why thank you! I'm glad you like it. ;)
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Zaidisha Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Waaahhhh! He looks so cool~ I'm in love Love 
Great work!
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Lurockia Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
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Never really don't know much about maric, but from everything I've heard, he sounds really cool! I love the color of his armor!
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Lurockia Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He's an amazing character. I'm very attached to him. I think you would be too if you read the books, I definitely recommend them. :)
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