On the eve of the Novice Festival, the uninitiated youth are carted away through dizzying routes and dropped deep into the infested forests. There, the initiates must join forces to rise to the challenge of returning home, or face a grisly demise in the unknown woods. Sweat and blood drip onto the forest floor from the cheeks of the scrambling novices eager to complete their initiation. All the while, gloomy trees feast on the vigorous fluids of youth, erupting in the crimson blossoms that mark the day of initiation.
The Novice is the result of a collaboration between Adam & Lokman, exploring some well established tropes in fantasy art. Originally intended as a small line of Generic Hero Classes, the results were so compelling and un-generic, each hero's appearance told so many exciting stories that we wanted to integrate them into the KD world but so far nothing concrete has emerged.