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Halo: Cryptum Merse Creature by HalcyonBrush Halo: Cryptum Merse Creature by HalcyonBrush
Hey everyone. I've been working on a personal project that started out as my senior thesis in school. It's a few concept designs from some awesome literature! I've been reading this book called Halo: Cryptum by Greg Bear. It's related to the Halo game franchise, and I thought it'd be awesome to visualize some of the scenes in the novel.

This creature is called the Merse. It patrols a crater lake and protects an island, intimidating any in intruders. This creature is very large, hunting small whales and other larger fish.
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:iconweatherlore:
I'd for sure be scared to see that thing, even if I was a Spartan. It is both very odd and (almost) peaceful, though I doubt the creature is anything but that.
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SteampunkSoldiers Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey it's the Loch Ness monster! I'm sorry, I had to. :turbopoke:
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:iconclonemaster777:
Wow i never thought i see one
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:iconalpha168:
Holy Sh$T! I didn't realize they were so huge! The forerunners were not messing around, were they?
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the-gordon-freeman Oct 16, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
yeaH! i loved the books. cant wait for silentium
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HalcyonBrush Jul 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconcardinalsong:
No wonder Didact hatted them, their creepy looking. xD
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