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Sleipnir by Keithwormwood Sleipnir by Keithwormwood
Long ago the god Loki, in the form of a white mare and impregnated by the horse Svadilfari, gave birth to Sleipnir the eight-legged. When Loki reverted to his natural form he gave Sleipnir to the god Odin, announcing that the steed could carry his rider swifter than any horse, by land, sea or air and had the power to enter the land of the dead and return.

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The tail is not bobbed, but tied up on itself to prevent it being used as a handhold in battle.

Heavy iron shod shoes for dashing the heads of ice giants.

Runes instill the steed with protections from ice giants and the grasping hands of the dead.

The six legs at Sleipnir's front can lay down a vicious barrage of Levades during an airs above the ground Mezair maneuver.


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noonArbyda Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG it's great !!! all the sinews!! This is amazing !!
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john-hodgson Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
this is awsome
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KevinNichols Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
cool
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grotemeidkit Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013
Nice!! really cool!!!!!
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Wergeld Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
interesting arrangement of the legs, but I like it!
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sokolart23 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
woooow)))
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Lammergeier13 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
I really love this, it's so detailed!
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BaneEden Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Student General Artist
Sleipnir, I just love that horse in Norse mythology^^
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FinnHorseGirl Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So cool. I love this. (:
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Scarledian Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this version - I've seen the old pictures, with four at the back, four and the front, but somehow this one makes much more sense :D
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