Victim: Oh, wow... so, what's your function? Shrike: ... oh, you know, baking, cooking, cleaning, general household chores. Victim: Amazing! How do you do that with all those spikes? Shrike: Sarcasm helps. Victim: How s- *super-sliced*
Shrike: Actually, 97% of my job is aggression. Victim 2: Really? What's the other 3%? Shrike: Aggression. Victim 2: Wait... doesn't that add up to 100% aggression? Shrike: Perhaps. But I'd like to think I have some redeeming qualities. Victim 2: ... Shrike: ... damn it. I've already killed you, haven't I? Victim 2: *gurgle*
Just finished reading Fall of Hyperion this weekend. Finding a concept piece of the Srike so soon after is a really nice surprise, especially as before reading the books never encountered any art related to them. Good job the design!