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The Hall on Aryala - Chapter 4
Fergal had lived in Alberdaine his entire life. He was an Alberdaine citizen, and knew his way around the country. But he was a noble, and an empire cat to boot. Since birth, he was taught to believe himself above the common folk; the squirrels, the otters, the mice. His closest relationship with another creature that wasn’t another cat had been his childhood tutor, a red squirrel who he antagonised relentlessly. History and his contemporaries had taught him that cats were above all other species, but on the streets of the capital he was inclined to think otherwise. Here, he was totally lost.
Cats, empire or otherwise, were many of the thousands of unsavoury creatures he saw there. Beggars, swindlers, streetwalkers, it didn’t matter. Nothing was sacred. And nothing was special. There were just as many mice, otters and squirrels among them, even some foxes. And just as many weren’t even worth mentioning. No criminals or thugs, just people. Common people. Walking to and
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The Hall on Aryala - Chapter 3
The Guilds of Mistdale were a creation rivalling the University itself. They were established after an attempt by Cardena to reclaim the fortress that the university was built out of failed. Prior to that, Mistdale was seen as a rich rat’s eccentric attempt to spin off his own kingdom, but the defeat of the Cardenian army demanded respect. The fortress had been built long ago to protect Cardena from incursion from the lizards and snakes of the southern warmlands, but abandoned after an incident with owls. The valley was home of hundreds of families of horned and barn owls, and such creatures did not take kindly to foxes felling their woodlands. Whatever Mistdale had promised them, for the first time in a very long time timber was available in the civilised heartlands as the University campus and town were cleared and built.
Cardena wanted this trade, and it demanded the fortress and surrounding land returned. Mistdale refused, and Cardena invaded. By dawn, the army had vanished,
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The Hall on Aryala - Chapter 2
For the better part of the last six months, Alberdaine had been at war with Abisnova, a small kingdom that was part of the Felidaes, the remnants of the old feline Felix Empire. The local felix warlord had died and was succeeded by his ambitious daughter, who declared war against the squirrelking and invaded Alberdaine. The squirrels were quick to repel them, and quick to counter attack, but fighting through an arduous winter and in unknown territory forced the Alberdaine army to take refuge in the conquered capital, allowing the more conditioned felix to operate mainly unheeded. The war quickly inverted, with a stranded Alberdaine garrison besieged by felix guerrillas.
Spring in Alberdaine’s north was cold, but it was nothing Fergal wasn’t used to, and he was only an empire cat. Sure, he wasn’t as big, strong or hardy as the wild cats, but he was smarter, aye, and quicker too. He had spent hunting trips on summers colder than winter in Alberdaine; the squirrels compl
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Journal Entry: Fri Aug 7, 2015, 8:30 AM
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From the archives of Mistdale University

1. How long have you been on DeviantArt?

Six years, apparently, coming on seven. Hasn't really felt like it.

2. What does your username mean?

When I was thinking up a username for deviantART, I wanted it to be Redwall related, or at least Redwall esque, so I came up with "Acorntail" because I liked squirrels. At the time, Celen (now Céline) didn't have a last name, and I gave him (now her) the name as a surname, and retroactively made the brown tail tip a feature of the Acorntails. It kinda irks me nowadays, as it looks weird for a squirrel to have a tipped tail, but hey, can't really get rid of it now. =P

3. Describe yourself in three words.

Tired, timid and exhausted.

4. Are you left or right handed?

Right handed.

5. What was your first deviation?

A picture of Mhera, a main character of the Redwall novel Taggerung. It was a huge mess that I didn't put a whole lot of effort into (being 13 at the time); but my first picture that later became a deviation was Squirrel Soup, but I didn't digitize it until later.

6. What is your favourite type of art to create?

Nowadays, it's hard to say. I feel very drained these days when trying to do anything. I like to write, and I like to draw, but my favourite mediums are graphic novels or comics. My first narrative loves were the Tintin books.

7. If you could instantly master a different art style, what would it be?

Landscape painting. I would love to be able to have the patience and foresight to turn blotches of colour into the beautiful locations I can imagine in my mind.

8. What was your first favourite?

When I was making my account I felt that I needed deviations to really show what I was about, so I searched deviations for "squirrel" and promptly added two   fairly random deviations that popped up. Then I favourited basically all of CyberCatMia's (now Saphamia) Redwall fanart, but she's moved accounts and deactivated it, so they don't show up any more.

9. What type of art do you tend to favourite the most?

Nowadays, landscape digital paintings, or digital paintings of cute, cool or fascinating things.

10. Who is your all-time favourite deviant artist?

  Saphamia :meow:

11. If you could meet anyone on DeviantArt in person, who would it be?

  Saphamia again. =P

12. How has a fellow deviant impacted your life?

I won't tag them, but I was brought out of an antisocial shell and learnt how to be happy and confidant from a wonderful friendship. We're no longer close, which I regret, but I wouldn't take back those days for anything. Plus, Saphamia is my closest (despite not being the same country) friend, and we keep each other sane in otherwise very trying times.

13. What are your preferred tools to create art?

I have a Cintiq12WX which is great. :) Expensive, but well worth the cost.

14. What is the most inspirational place for you to create art?

To be honest, I've not been particularly inspired for a long time. I would love to spend a winter writing next to a full window and watching the snow fall outside over the mountains. Australia is not the best place for that kind of thing, but I can dream.

15. What is your favourite DeviantArt memory?

Working on collaborations with people, especially on silly things. =P



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