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Ghosts of My Past by SassyLilPanda Ghosts of My Past by SassyLilPanda
Whew! I spent ALL NIGHT working on this piece that my hand feels dead xD Okay not really, but still. I'm SUPER PLEASED with the way this came out. The image in the circle in the corner is what Edward and Winry are looking back at. I drew this from a one-shot/drabble I wrote today for my EdxWin themes. Basically the brothers have returned home and the date is Oct 3rd. Any diehard FMA will understand the significance in Oct 3rd. I don't feel like explaining it all tonight. I'm too tired and ready for bed. Anyway, here's the dialogue from it to give you a better understanding at what's going on.

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"All of this is my sin, of what I tried to do and where I landed my little brother, who didn't even deserve this in the first place. This is my curse and it'll continue to haunt me until I can atone for what I've done," the alchemist told her, voice choked. He lowered his head, allowing his long golden bangs to curtain his face from Winry's view.

Sighing, Winry released his arm and walked around to face him. She grasped his damp cheeks in her hands, raising his face to look at hers. God, he looked so torn. "You can't continue to think like that Edward. What would Al say if he could hear you right now? If he could see the way his big brother was right now? Is that why you didn't want him to come, so you could continue to stand here, torment yourself and blame yourself for everything that happened? You were so young Ed, so young and all you wanted was your mom. If you had known it would lead to something like this, then it never would have happened. You can't constantly let all of this weigh you down. It's not just your burden to shoulder. Al's shouldering it as well. He doesn't want you to feel like you have to handle this all on your own," Winry tried so desperately hard to explain. Her azure orbs searched his, flicking back and forth between his golden ones. She could see tear beads clinging to his lashes like fresh morning dew. "So please, stop torturing yourself, Edward. You've been through enough," the mechanic pleaded.

Edward sighed and closed his eyes, causing the unshed tears in his eyes to travel down his cheeks and onto Winry's hands still cupping his face. He growled and stepped back from her brushing them away furiously. "I can't promise anything, but I'll try...I'll try and rid myself from the ghosts of my past. I need to do it for Al," he told her, straightening his shoulders. Winry watched him as he lingered for another moment in front of what used to be his home and then turned on his heal. He reached out and wrapped his index and middle finger around Winry's. The two began to make their way down the hill. Edward stopped, gazing over his shoulder with a fiercely determined look on his face.

"Come on Ed," Winry stated, tugging at his fingers that were still locked with hers. "Leave it behind. Don't spend your days here drowning in your past," she told him tenderly. "Let's go home. I'll make us a cup of hot cocoa."

"Yeah, you're right," he agreed once more. With a nod of his golden head, Edward turned around, his hand still clasped with Winry. "Let's go home."

The two turned their backs to the shadows of the devastation that had taken place so many years ago. "I'm lucky I have you...to help me through this crap, Winry," the alchemist told her in a quiet voice as they headed back towards the Rockbell home

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Please don't spam my deviations with your hate comments in regards to this pairing and no flaming the pairing or my opinions! Thank you!! <3
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GoWeegie Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Two words: Falcon yes.
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012
Reference to Captain Falcon? lol
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GoWeegie Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You know it, although I'm more of a Luigi fan, myself. But, it's still good. Really... You know, I think I'm going to add this to my favorites.
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012
The way I see it, dude, in all different genre of games, anime, etc... you can be fans of whoever you want. Luigi is awesome for the Mario series, Edward Elric and Winry Rockbell are awesome for Fullmetal Alchemist, which is an awesome manga/anime series and what this drawing is based off of. Captain Falcon is pretty cool too. But thank you. I appreciate that. Thank you, kindly. :meow: :thanks:
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GoWeegie Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hey, it's what I do. By the way, yes, you're right. Full Metal Alchemist IS a great Anime.
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ArtsyVana Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Touching! :(

Great job! On both ur art and writing! :clap:
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rose123321123 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2009
Woooow Beautiful work!!!!
I love them <33333
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2009
Thank you very much. <333
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babymama90 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2008
That is SOOO beautiful! Yeah, he really is lucky that Winry is around to help him through the tough times in his life. She's a pretty stable shoulder for him to lean on, and he needs her...and she needs him to come to think of it. Great job! Keep up the good work :D
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Pixesh Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2008
-fav- i love this history soo romantic yay yay kya kya :D xD
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ThornAngel Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sweet ^^
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imashippo Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
I LOVE IT!!!!!!! :heart:
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santuary Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww, love the scenery here. <3
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
Thank you! ^^ <3
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Akamery Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
beautiful as always, both pic and story!
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Thank you very much! :D <3
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Raven-Alchemist42 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007  Student Filmographer
I like their expressions :)
Great job!
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Thank you!! ^_^
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Raven-Alchemist42 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007  Student Filmographer
Welcome! ;P
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AlienaxD Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:aww: so cool ! I love it!
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Thank you ^_^
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ILoveInuyasha88 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Great Job! I love it! Its so cool!
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
Thank you ^_^ <3
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serennac Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful... outstanding work... GREAT JOB!!!!!!! :clap: What time did you go to bed then? XD
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
Thank you very much :D <3 Oh gosh, it was around 3 AM lol xD
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serennac Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
LOL man, you did work all night! XD And your welcome! ^^
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
Do you ever just get that bug or urge when doing something to just straight up keeping going and not stop until you're done? That's how it was working on that piece xDDD I just couldn't stop!
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serennac Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
lol yeah that does sometimes happen with me XD


I LIKE CHOCOLATE MILK! XD lol ok sorry I like saying random stuff = P
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I-n-u--Y-a-s-h-a Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Nice work =D I like how you did the background and the characters are very well done =)
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Thank you very much! ^_^ :D
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Imkagome Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
yay more ed! :dance:
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
lol yep ^_^ I can't get enough of drawing him
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Imkagome Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007
yeah...who wouldnt :D
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Tylerdx Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Tree is awesome and couple look perfect too!
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Thank you ^_^
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YamiChi Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Love that little physical connection there between them, and the softly sad expression on Winry's face...in fact its whats subtle that makes this image great
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007
Yeah, this was actually drawn from the newest drabble I wrote. She still has that saddened expression on her face because she feels so much for poor Ed at once. Anway, thank you dear. I really do look forward to your comments <3
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YamiChi Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
I hope my comments always seem like I thought about what to write, I try to avoid one word responces
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SassyLilPanda Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
You're not in the least repetitve when it comes to commenting on my work. You always have something new and wonderful to contribute to that particular piece of art or writing I've done.
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