My retelling of the entire Bionicle history is fast approaching completion. I have only 15 (planned) chapters (of 90) to go now; the Toa Mahri are entering Mahri Nui for the first (rather unfortunate) time.
The biggest hurdle left for my story is missing artwork for many things. I'm doing some of it myself, but continue to have some that I'm offering for any artist out there to do and send me. It'll have to be quick now as I want to get this posting soon. Here's the current (updated from previous entry) main wishlist:
-original Vorox/Zesk forms
-unidentified Order Agent (you decide, as long as male, titan) Done by Disciple
-civil war scene? (probably not necessary)
-giant jellyfish Rahi
-Matoro Mahri's death scene with quality Ignika
-Tahtorak on home island, Keetonguan riding
-Toa Chiara (unsure if will have room to include; if I do it'll have to be an epilogue only type thing)
NuvaTube has expressed interest in doing some things from the list, so unsure if I should still list those on the main list or not:
-Annona (peering out of a hole in the ground in daylight ideally)
-original Glatorian form of Jungle Element Lord (ideally holding a mysterious-looking orb that has a plot purpose)
-weird mutant scorpion Rahi from Maze of Shadows (your choice of interpretation)
I think he or someone else also mentioned maybe doing the Avohkah, I forget, and I think the EP entity, but regardless, I have yet to be given any of these, so unsure.
I'm now planning to do a few of the things from my original list myself, like the "young Xian mountain" pic. But there's a few more I might not have time to get to that maybe other artists could help with:
-Toa Orde (I have asked an artist for permission for one, who appears to be inactive and I don't know how else to contact, so if someone else wants to try and beats them to it, I'll use that)
-serpent forms of Piraka (have failed to find any; for now I'm just using some Rahi snake pics from, I think, the VNOG, to suffice, but they're pretty lame; I would need these just swimming in a stream or pond on Voya Nui for now (or leave out the setting), unsure if I'll have time to include "Zaktan in a fishbowl" later.)
-buildings in Mahri Nui?? It seems to be the only location in Bionicle's main plot where you only vaguely see the Matoran buildings, although the huts of Karda Nui are only briefly seen too. Weird after all that emphasis on the huts and skyscrapers of Mata and Metru Nui, and thanks to the VNOG even buildings on Voya Nui are shown.
-"razor crabs" (stated to be tamed guardians of Mahri Nui, as far as I know not pictured anywhere; they breathe water so live outside the giant bubbles, and live amongst some kind of thorny vine plant that also helps guard)
-maybe another image of Karzahni the titan, in gold armor? There's one image already I might request for, but haven't decided (the chapter this would be for is already at the 20 page maximum I'm trying to impose, but I might make an exception -- this is when Jaller and company are going through; book says armor is gold, but most artists use green incorrectly due to the rebuilt intermediate form seen in the atlas)
Anybody? Pretty please?
While I'm at it, don't forget to check out the BZP YouTube Banner contest! Deadline for that is Jan 30, so it's fast approaching!
If you want to do that plus what I'm asking for here, do the contest first, as with proofreading and everything I'll have more time for the "deadline" on art for the retelling. Now it looks like I might begin posting the early chapters in late Feb, or early March, if I can get enough art for that (Annona, the jungle Glat, and maybe original Vorox/Zesk are the main things I would need for that, plus a few spoiler things I'll have to do myself), regardless of the status of the final chapters.