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Cruel Rebirth by Drarin1 Cruel Rebirth by Drarin1
"Some say it's a blessing. But we know that it's a curse. Nobody knows the horrid truth of becoming a Dry Bones...

When a Koopa dies, it has the chance of Rebirth...well, only if it died before its time. Even then...they have the possibility of becoming a Boo or just going to the eternal afterlife...

...But when a Koopa becomes a Dry Bones...They lose everything. At first, they wake up, unaware...Unaware of who they are, where they are...Everything is lost...Memories are long forgotten...

When their memories are finally returned to's like a tidal wave; memories of who they are, who their family is...those memories are remembered.

...However, certain memories are best forgotten. Memories of their death...the pain of dying...the sorrow of believing that everything they loved and cherished will never be seen again...Those memories are agony...

...In fact, Dry Bones aren't supposed to remember how they died. Most usually don't. But those few who do...they suffer. They suffer because they remember the pain...the torture...the fear of death and dying...

When a new Dry Bones awakens, they still have their flesh and organs intact...but, over the course of time, all of that is stripped from them; the decomposition kicks in quickly, and they lose what little fragments of life that they had left...

...The next time you wonder, 'What's it like to be a Dry Bones?'...Here is our answer:

Horrifying. Agonizing. Devastating. Pray that you never have to experience what we go through."
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DryBonesGirl1 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Professional General Artist
Well, it's too late for that ._.
KooplaDrawer Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know how you feel....... I've been there...........
Corro7 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011
There's An Interactive Story You May Like! It Only Has Two Chapter's So Far But You Could Add More To It If You Wish! [link]
Corro7 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011
Its A Great Picture Though...
Corro7 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011
Once You Place Elements From A Video Game Into A Realistic Setting... Then Things Will Get Disturbing...
awildchelseaappeared Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
that is so fantastically saddening...
Jetex1911 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2010
. . . ((look at smiley))
AlexsandroDiMito Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2010
I like it the picture and the coment
AlexsandroDiMito Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2010
he looks innocent
sorry if i spell wrong
marciocjr13 Featured By Owner May 30, 2010
Wow, deep. :( Dry Bones are my favorite Mario characters, and I made them one of the major races of a planet on my comics. I like how you drew that Dry Bones, but the shell is a bit weird, though... ^^;
VideoG2 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And now I shall imagine violin music playing every time I see an Dry Bones.
0.o Great story, btw.
Gattlin Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2010
I must say, that's a new way of looking at the (after)life of a Dry Bones.

Though, I have to comment on the glow effects you gave his shirt, it's really eerie and cool.
SazerLite Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I never thought how terrible the process was. that green part on its body....(gulp)
ErnestoGP Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist

I your cute drawing yet dark description. :)

its goes PERFECTLY well with this music:
Mloun Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Poor Dry Bones... Poor community... :iconsadplz:
AceTheHedgehog2008 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2010
Wow..... Did that happen to you? :?
OddballArtist Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2010
A nice pic, but very sad story.:(
SunnyChan89 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010
... wow, I was tearing for a minute there. ;.;
I really like the picture.
BlooperKoopa19 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010
Aww.. .__.

Crossbones however remembers everything up to his death, so the comment is moot. >:V
ChaosDX1 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010  Student General Artist
@ Picture: Wow! :D

@ Comments: Wow... :o
Void-Shark Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010  Professional Writer
How sad D=

Nice picture though yup yup :D
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