This is my Grand Prize-winning artwork for the Illustrators of the Future. 

It illustrates the story "Guildmaster" by Dan Dyson.  The story is about a post-apocalyptic world; people are randomly shot unless they can prove themselves useful.  Our hero is shown here being interrogated by the leader of a small military outpost.  He is pleading for his life, trying to prove that he is useful as a blacksmith who knows how to make knives. This illustration was published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents the Writers of the Future, Vol. XVI, now available.  


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