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Morituri Nolumus Mori by JessKat-art Morituri Nolumus Mori by JessKat-art
A scene from Terry Pratchett's "The Last Hero":

" 'Ah, there is the voice of our mission specialist,' said the Patrician. 'I just hope-- What is that on your badge, Captain Carrot?'
'Mission motto, sir,' said Carrot cheerfully.
'Morituri Nolumus Mori. Rincewind suggested it.'
'I imagine he did,' said Lord Vetinari, observing the wizard coldly. 'And would you care to give us a colloquial translation, Mr Rincewind?'
'Er...' Rincewind hesitated, but there really was no escape. 'Er...roughly speaking, it means, "We who are about to die, don't want to", sir.' "
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Doomknight1of24 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013
...Vetinari is such a colossal badass.
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Nyerguds Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
He's awesome. He's like, the Evil Vizier type, only, running things properly :D
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Page-Mistress Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011
I so need to find that book!
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CMY187 Featured By Owner May 15, 2011
Read The Last Hero, an' was impressed with Kidby's visual depiction of Rincewind.

Ah, yes, this moment. He couldn't bring himself to say a wiseass comment to Vetinari's face, so he went the round-about way with the badges instead.
Probably not a suitable cry ro Caesar in a gladiator arena...
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hunlin Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2008  Student Filmographer
Great expressions, once again!
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Neko-of-doom Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2007
Haha oh good lord Carrot's expression there is fantastic. He's so damn cheerful.
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Kingrat1 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Yes, he's so proud to have a proper motto, while Rincewind is both terrified that the Patrician will be... annoyed with it and of the who endeavor in general.
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JesIdres Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2006  Professional General Artist
YOU DREW CARROT! YAY! SQUEE! *Dies, is resurrected and dies again*

I don't care what you say, you get every character of Discworld so well, it's just not fair.
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WarriorPoetess Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2006
Gah, I love this scene. You gonna color it? It'd be awesome. *hopeful eyes*
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JessKat-art Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I doubt it, it was just a quick sketch and the characters don't look their best. Maybe someday I'll make a better version and color that one. :)
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