white rose Ariana's Gallery

"In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities." -- Janos Arnay
Dworkin's Trump of Lucien Vetch Trump of 

Trump of Ariana's husband, Lucien Vetch, done by Dworkin when Lucien was only a century or so old. Trump of Ariana that appears in the standard deck. It was drawn a few years after Ariana came to Amber, shortly after she married Lucien at age 56.

"Keep thy eyes wide open before marriage and half-shut afterwards." -- Benjamin Franklin

Portrait of Lucien and 
Ariana Vetch Official portrait of the Lord and Lady of House Vetch that was done when Ariana was 58, during King Gramble's reign in Chaos. At the time of the portrait, Lucien was using an older variation on his true form, because an older appearance denoted power and respect in Chaos.

"For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation." -- Rainer Maria Rilke
	pencil portrait of Lucien Vetch Ariana's color portrait of Lucien Vetch
Pencil and color versions of a private portrait that Ariana drew of Lucien in his true form, after he retired as Head of House Vetch. In it, Lucien displays a tender demeanor that he seldom allows others to witness.

"The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost." -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Color portrait of 
	Ariana Ink portrait of 

Color and ink versions of the portrait that Lucien gave to Ariana on her 75th birthday. Comparing them to her Trump of almost two decades earlier, one can see how 19 years of living in Amber has changed her.

"A man loses his sense of direction after four drinks; a woman loses hers after four kisses." -- H.L. Mencken

Recent portrait of Duke 
Lucien Vetch Official portrait of the Head of House Vetch, done shortly after he returned to Chaos and reclaimed the position.

"Human misery is too great for men to do without faith." -- Heinrich Heine

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The Trumps and portraits of Ariana and Lucien are the work of Wendi Strang-Frost and are © by her. Please contact her before reproducing them in any fashion. For more examples of her work, check out her web page or the "Wavedancers" story in Elfquest.

All text on this page is © 1999 by Kris Fazzari, with the exception of the attributed quotes.

Last modified on Decmber 20, 1999 by Kris Fazzari.

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