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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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:icondoomknight1of24:
...Vetinari is such a colossal badass.
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:iconnyerguds:
He's awesome. He's like, the Evil Vizier type, only, running things properly :D
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:iconpage-mistress:
I so need to find that book!
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:iconcmy187:
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 Nov 10, 2008  Student Filmographer
Great expressions, once again!
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:iconneko-of-doom:
Haha oh good lord Carrot's expression there is fantastic. He's so damn cheerful.
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Kingrat1 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 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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:iconwarriorpoetess:
Gah, I love this scene. You gonna color it? It'd be awesome. *hopeful eyes*
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JessKat-art 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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