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Death of the Innocents by JolsAriella Death of the Innocents by JolsAriella
View On Black please, it's much better on black. White seems to wash out the photo a little.

The Doll got up from behind her heavily ornamented desk and holding my hand with her right and a candle using her left she said she would bring me on a tour around the Doll house.

The Doll House was quiet, despite the rich furnishing the place lacked happiness, warmth and felt burdened by pain, fear and sadness. The shadows seemed to have lives of their own, writhing in agony and despair.

Up and up the winding stairs we went, to the attic, The door was wooden and antique, dust coated the brass vintage fashioned door knobs. Without knocking she twisted the knob and opened the door.

The room was chilly and smelled musky. It was empty but for a Princess-sized bed, a window with a metal grill frame and heavy silk curtains. It seemed out of place and bare in cold contrast to the rich, luxurious floors below.

I saw at the corner of the room a girl with blonde hair, deathly pale skin and sunken, vacant eyes clutching onto a teddy bear. Her face was void of emotion as blood dripped down her expressionless lips. She looked so much like the Doll I wondered if they were somehow connected.

"She came here twenty three years ago," The Doll told me in her slow mechanical voice, "She was the victim of child abuse. No one knew and she was constantly taunted in school and scolded by teachers. Now she resides here, in lesser pain, but still in pain nonetheless. However she is finally safe and far away from her abusive parents."

I looked at her with interest but she just stared right through me, as if I did not exist.
I wanted to touch her and feel if she was warm, to know if she had a pulse or if she was cold and dead like the way she looked, like a Doll.

I was pulled back by the Doll who warned me not to touch her, "She.. Is not accustomed to that.
You wouldn't want to upset her, it can be.."
She ushered me out of the room gently, "To the next room."





Listen to this song, even though the lyrics may not match what this image portrays the song has the very feel and creates the ambience I would like this setting to be in.
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:iconlilburi4ever:
lilburi4ever Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Or perhaps I could use this as a book cover on bookrix? Please let me know :)
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bitchblase Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011
Very good! I really love black and white, but I imagine the strength would have this photo with faded colors.
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LoupGarou752 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I love her expression! It's a wonderfully eerie photograph.
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SyntheticMysery Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011
exelent...
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rwilliams2772 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011
Truly stunning & powerful !
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Breadness Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011
ah yes, definitely better on black.
T-THOSE EYES...
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Lariak Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011
On black really changes the feeling of the pic
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zuraru-chan Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011
wow.. she is so beautiful just like a doll kind of like the anime characters in vampire knight if you didn't watched that
watch it! its an famous japanese anime^^go on! b^.^d
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ladyrandomm13 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Student
Your eyes just make this shot.
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EvelB Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wonderfull Idea :D i got inspirated from this one pict.. wooow
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JolsAriella Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011
Glad I could inspire you~
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EvelB Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D
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sArYtA Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist
Kinda scary, but yet, so beautiful! I don't know how you manage to do such a great photo, but... keep up doing this! It's really awesome...
Looks as if she wanted to scream for help, but she couldn't, being so trapped inside herself and her own emptiness. That story you wrote for it is gorgeous... How moving, so dark and... perfect!
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JolsAriella Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011
Thank you =)))!
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xSakuraKurox Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That is SO awesome!!! Creepy, and yet really pretty! It's so cool! :iconx3v2plz:
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JolsAriella Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2011
Thanks!
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Konno4 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love*
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Konno4 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
really really nice O.Oi lvoe her eyes
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b-radtastic Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011
creepy.... i like it
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wackymaus75 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
vacant stare is vacant
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effingoof Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
ur a good writer
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effingoof Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
creepy!
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atashaikh Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
Sexy Mr Bean
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Sockmonger Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Perfectly executed concept.
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Complete-Cora Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
wow!
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Super-Her0 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Great job on the eyes :nod:
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darktinx Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
it looks like a painting amazing :D
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luciee95 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Student Photographer
it captures the emotion of beautifully dead inside. thankyou for creating this to share with me :D
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Galaye Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the eyes.
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articunolugialove Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
Wonderful!
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JolsAriella Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
Thanks =)
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satanswife0 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
OH MA GOD ! AWESOME ! PRETTY AND CREEP YAY ! :love:
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JolsAriella Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
Thanks=)
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NobleFiveJorge Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
There's pain in her eyes... not our kind of pain... an otherworldly, almost alien sort of pain. The pain of neglect, emptiness and loneliness stretched across many years. No hurt or betrayal... just a quiet emptiness.... she wishes she could scream for attention but she has no vocal chords to do so with it. Trapped inside herself but knowing freedom could be granted by literally anyone.


Dark stuff...



SO I'LL FAVE IT!
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JolsAriella Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
Thank you so much =)
I'm glad you were able to see that in the eyes, I was afraid that they might not be able to show it
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NobleFiveJorge Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
I have a reputation as a perceptive guy... but thats nothing in comparison to your skills as an artist... that amount of detail should NOT be able to come through.


I dunno what demon you made a blood pact with, but give me some contact information!
I need your skills:P
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JolsAriella Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
Thank you very much =)
*Ahh that is a secret ;) I won't tell anyone hehe!*
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NobleFiveJorge Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
:D Happy to spread the love!
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Brawl56 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love her expression.
It's kinda empty but somehow hopeful.
Amazing work. :+fav:
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JolsAriella Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
thank you!
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Brawl56 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :)
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