Bane of the Living

Posted in Arcana on April 1, 2003

By Wizards of the Coast

In his answer to a recent Ask Wizards, Magic creative director Brady Dommermuth explained that the Legions card Bane of the Living is supposed to be an insect-like black creature "with imprints of its victims faces in agony clearly visible in its underbelly."

Because the art is so dark (and small) on the card, those faces are very difficult to see. Here is a blown-up version of Justin Sweet's art with the brightness and contrast raised significantly. Now if you look at the insect's belly, you can see the little human faces.

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