Dark Hippocampus Picture

My entry for creature of the week on conceptart.org
"Twisted mythical horse"

An egg, turned sour and rotten by a harpy's cry hatches such a sorry beast. Within the Hippocampi spawning pool, it is quickly shunned, unfit to pull Poseidon's chariot. Its proud brethren do not allow the creature in their feeding grounds, forcing it deeper and deeper for food. Decades of darkness turn it blind, no longer able to find solace in the last, tiny light taken from the surface it delves deeper still, diving to Hades realm.
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