Ngunbere Colored Picture

Colored concept art for an OC named Ngunbere. She started out as a "reimagined" rendition of Queen Guinevere from Arthurian myth, At the moment I actually think she would work better as the heroine of her own story than as a mere consort for Arthur. I believe female characters can work as protagonists in their own right without needing relationships with men. Take Lara Croft for example: as far as I can remember, most of her games don't fixate on romance, yet she still ranks among the most popular video game heroines with both men and women.

In my opinion, the best female characters are the ones who exude sex appeal and exemplify feminist ideals at the same time, which is why I'm so fond of the sexy warrior woman archetype.

UPDATE: After further reflection I feel I should restore this character's identity as Guinevere, as I feel her Arthurian roots are what make her stand out from all my other jungle babe characters. She will still be the story's main protagonist though.
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