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Zenith reference (Wings of Fire) by JereduLevenin Zenith reference (Wings of Fire) by JereduLevenin

Zenith, a rainwing/seawing dragon hybrid. Zenith belongs to Jeredu, and may not be used for any roleplay purposes by anyone who is not Jeredu. Art is okay, though, even scenarios. Just give credit, yo. Link back if you can. Fanfic NPC usage only with express permission from Jeredu. 

Zenith has undeveloped wings and a long graceful body. He can glide for a short distance, but he cannot fly. He generally does well in the water, using his wings for propulsion and steering. He enjoys climbing and running, doing very well in dense forest where large wings would impede other dragons from navigating. He enjoys warm, tropical waters and floating just beneath the surface to soak in the sunlight. He affectionately refers to himself as a 'SunWing' at times, though always in jest, and in reference to his love of sunlight and being his own personal lightshow.  

Zenith is adventurous, and enjoys telling stories to young dragonets, often using his color-changing abilities to accompany or illustrate his stories and add to the atmosphere. He is a craftsman, creating dragon jewelry, weapons, and armor. His arms are quite strong, having to compensate for his inability to fly by running and swimming. This also makes him a very deft fighter, as his wings are smaller and make him less of a target. However, he is trapped on the ground and often an easy target for any mean-spirited dragons looking to pick a fight.  Zenith is also somewhat flamboyant, with a love for dramatic flair and beauty, though he often favors the simple and elegant over the gaudy and elaborate, appreciating that which combines form and function. His penchant for adorning himself thusly has occasionally led to his being mistaken for a female. He is more outwardly focused on beauty than inward, admiring rather than seeking admiration. He has an especially great fascination with weapons, armor, tools, and architecture.  

The chromatophores in Zenith's scales also contain the bio-luminescent element that all SeaWings posses, allowing him to cause any part of his body to glow without limitation to specific patches or stripes or spots. However, causing unusual patterns or locations of his body to glow takes much more concentration than usual, as those scales are not predisposed to glow. Much like wiggling one's ears, which involves using muscles not normally utilized by humans, it was a skill he had to discover and then practice.  

His frills are different from a regular SeaWing's. They are specialized spines, like any frills, but the webbing between them does not connect completely, giving them a lionfish like appearance, somewhere between webbing and a conventional RainWing's spines. 

Zenith enjoys helping other dragons discover things about themselves, conquer fears and shortcomings. He loves to cultivate the figurative bud into a blossom. If a dragon needs a sympathetic ear, he will listen. If a dragon needs some sense knocked into their skull, he may oblige. He's a firm believer in inter-tribe relations and understanding culture.  

Zenith is quite social, though a subject of stigma himself at times, due to his mixed blood. The RainWings are quite all right and don't mind him in the slightest, but the other tribes are not always so welcoming. SeaWings greet him with much more reservation. Still, his travels have earned him a few friends among each tribe. He is always interested in making new friends. 

"Fain would I follow, though fear I to fall. Er. Y'know. Not to be dramatic, or anything. You go on ahead; I'll catch up. Somehow." 

Wings of Fire (c) Tui T. Sutherland.
Zenith (c) me.

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:iconbaconator1593:
Baconator1593 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2017
Fuck yea some one actaully reads those books :P
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XegasDeLasVegas Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cool Dragon! I like it!
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Tauriel1470 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WOW this is amazing! Your style, the design, everything :)
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EliadoraDragon Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017  Student General Artist
I love the Rain/Sea hybrid , and I love you're draw !!!
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Noocha Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That reminds me of all the tropical flowers and birds I see or the great barrier reef! It's soscrem 
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Coolilagamer Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2017
wooaahhh sUCH PRETTY COLOURS
they caught my eye right away 0O0
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Nikka-A Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my lord, the coloring to this is so stunning! ;w;
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Exotic-Accents Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh hello there Shrek icon 
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Nikka-A Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey friendo
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tophxomi Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing!
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COELEBORN Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool!
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JohnlockedDancer Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool dragon!
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lizardiculous Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Pure eye Adrenalin!
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star-draws-trash Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2017
this is so prettyyyyyyy! i wish i could color that welllll
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Kaasusumu Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2017  Hobbyist
What a gorgeous design!!! XD
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OPAALE Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I could barely tell it was a WOF hybrid, much less a dragon from WOF because he looks so unique and colour and creative! :D
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CloudCat1 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Student General Artist
Wow! Sooo cool!!!
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DarkFrostTheDragon Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I absolutely love this piece! The colors are bright and bold and the designs are pleasing to they eye! As a fan of dragons and love to draw them, I look up to this art! Keep making awesome art! :3
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DragonGirlHJM16 Featured By Owner May 13, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is amazing!
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Lagoondragonet Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2017
Now
My friend Maddi drew that....but on paper
I'm getting freaked out
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ClayInthusiast Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2017  Student General Artist
Wow.....now ain't that something?
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doodlyferret Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2017  Student Artist
OMG ITS AMAZING!!!!Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG Extreme OMG 
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SiKiViC Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2017
He's gorgeous omg Love Clap 
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QueenOfDragonFire Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Someone on Google plus is claiming your character.
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nightmarefoxycat12 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
gorgeous
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amber-kat Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Omg she's beautifulll
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GalanorBrighteye Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love those colors! :iconlahdplz: Simply beautiful.
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LeVoidPrince Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2017
That is amazing. I wish I could utilize color half as well as you can.
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EagleEye04 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017
Watch this if yu cry every tim
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MidnightIsTriggered Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol
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FireSoul99 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
COOL!
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bananabob12 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2016
Dag nabit that's beautiful
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UntamedFantasy Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this is beautiful! :D
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drawingiscool7 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
my eyes.they burn from awesomeness
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NarwhalBess Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Aaa, It looks so beautiful! And yet so accurate! Keep up the good work!
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Amberstorm233 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2016  Hobbyist
I wish I could comment on your artwork under different circumstances, however someone's taken your art here- ifunny.co/fun/BQBQZA3t3/commen…
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OrchidSkies Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful!
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Crystal--Skies Featured By Owner Edited Jun 27, 2016  Student General Artist
This actually looks like what would exactly happen if seawing and rainwing dated :-) :-)
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Bright-Days-Ahead Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love your work!:happybounce:  I have been searching for Wings Of Fire fan art (that doesn't look like poo) for almost a year! You are the only person I have found so far that makes quality Wings Of Fire art. Keep it up!Clap 
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The-Wicked-Yveltal Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2015
Wow, this is a gorgeous drawing!  I love the way the colors blend, and the fin-spines on the head and tail are awesome!  I also love the way he looks like the mix between a SeaWing and a RainWing, yet at the same time, he's got traits that are entirely his own.  Simply beautiful!
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stargazer16nwing Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
it looks amazing I luv them colors :happybounce: 
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Dragongirl3D Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2015
COOL! ;)
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FeatheredDinoWolf Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015
you should make a sandwing nightwing hybrid jk theres one on the cover of book 5
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Jay--Feather Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol yeah
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WolfView Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, so beautiful!!!  :D 
:) 
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violetm77 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
this is detailed and awesome. i like how specific it is and how... realistic it is i guess
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Media-Blitz Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
whoa... he is epic!!! :la:
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ThatWeirdDrawinChick Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Student General Artist
Can I just like
Set up a shrine dedicated to your WoF artwork.
Because seriously these never cease to blow my mind. ;u;
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Savoriii Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful colors, I really like this :3
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Winter-Storm-Dragon Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014   Artist
The colors remind me of the exotic's of the movie Avatar... You know... Blue cat lemur people... :D

anyways... NICE JOB!!! I LOVE IT!!  
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