This is truly a piece to be favorited.
i do wonder though...the defeated has his mouth open...what is he saying. he's definitely not begging though. this really draws you in though, so many questions about what is happening. it expresses so much, but for everything that is expressed it begs a question in its place.
anyways SIIICCCCC peice. love the composition of this peice...the armor and sword..the muscles..anatomies...everything is top-notch here.
And I vote: BEGINNING!
(why the lion is nude? OO, why the wolf act like this? Oo Why aren't they drinking a beer together?! oO)
Sorry, it's just my point of view
...though he might not look so vulnerable then.
and i think its the beginning