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The Knight-Commander and the First Enchanter.
I really like this crack!Pairing. I think they make a most challenging and entertaining couple...especially with Meredith holding all the reigns. LOL.
coupleofkooks makes fantastic Meredith/Orsino art. I especially love this one:

EDIT: Does anyone know WHO this is --->… <--- and especially from WHERE this image is from? I so would like a better resolution of it! That's ONE sexy Qunari (and fantastic clothing design. I love the "Japanese Samurai" influences.

Many thanks to :icondedechoutinette: for having scanned this handsome Qunari/Tal-Vashoth/Seeker for me in high resolution! ♥
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Centurial Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2016  Student General Artist
ugh this has been messing with my head since forever! Now actually seeing a picture of it is....disconcerting. In a good way. Sort of.
And I really like the concept of backlight in this picture, really adds to it!
MathiaArkoniel Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
LOL! Sorry for corrupting your brain. XD I am glad you like this piece though.
Cheshirecat209 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2016
This is stunning! I didn't even think of the two of them together, but oooh I do like it.
MathiaArkoniel Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! :D I am glad you like how this piece turned out.
Yess, I am a great fan of crack pairings. XD
CreepyBlossom Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015  Student General Artist
Wouldn't it be funny if the whole shit hitting the fan experience at Kirkwall was just a lovers spat between the two of them? Hawke would have been so pissed when they found out the truth.
MathiaArkoniel Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Actually, the idea came from the beginning of the third Act where Hawke accuses them of quarreling like lovers. Or was it at the end of the second Act? I no longer recall. I do know that I agreed with that statement. They did look like they had a more personal grudge against one another. And the painting was born.
Emperor-Lelouch Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015
both probably drunk as hell because them doing that uh never
demonicdivas Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2015
This is just brilliant. So much tension between those two, they could have resolved things this way :)
S00SHEE Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
Why couldn't this have been a thing


Your lighting is beautiful
MathiaArkoniel Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Agreed! It would have made for a wonderful twist. XD Though, I also think it could lead down a dark path, for it's Meredith who dominates Orsino completely in this scene, which might lead to her abusing her power... still, I wish we would have had the possibility for this outcome as well.

Thanks a lot. I am glad you like my lighting. :D
Kaywest Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wish this was an alternate ending in the game, that would have been beautiful.

Super amazing piece though, well done.
Shikaano Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Student
It's very beautiful... And now no more problems between mages and templars ! (they could find a solution in bed :3 ) ... But it's too good for to be true... Sadly x)
ImYours4Life Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
As wrong as this is, it's still an amazing piece.
Nagrafantasy Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
It's beautiful! I never thaught to them like lovers, but the idea is really original! Clap :happybounce: 
UnderlandDigital Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
beautifully done! I love the idea of this pairing - tragic and of story
TurboOtaku Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015
That's amazing. So. Amazing.
mythlover20 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Professional Writer
My goodness this is amazing. The colour pallet is perfect. The hatred and desire that shines in their faces is... *squee* I love this crack pairing!
Celstir57 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015
I THOUGHT I fav'd this MONTHS ago. Like, wtf? How is this not already in my faves? It's my favorite crack!ship from DA2, HOW do I not have this already!!!

On an actual review stand point... :happybounce: Woohooooo! :squee: :eager: by darkmoon3636 
blackspelldeath Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Professional General Artist
well, that would explain the tension lol
Aezus Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
BAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHH! OH! It's so impossible! It's so not possible, unreasonable, a truly unshipable ship. It's such a terrible idea it just had to happen. A salute to your mad genius and art sir. 
NightKunoichi Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
You know....I never would have thought of this pairing on my own.  But I love it!
RoxanaDivina Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014
I love that Meredith is the one doing all of the touching, Orsino isn't touching her at all. It's a very subtle domination. Absolutely beautiful!
BlueOakRogue Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
Wow!! This is absolutely beautiful! =D I love this pairing- and you've handled the poses incredibly well! That lighting is stunning and their expressions!! amazing work. :)
MathiaArkoniel Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you ever so much! I am glad to hear the way I represented them here is to your liking. They are one of my most favorite pairings, really. Probably also because we rarely ever get the chance to 'pair' up older character than 30. So that makes this pairing especially cool to me. :)
xkalipso Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gottagrin Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
Imagine how many lives would be saved if this becomes true.
MathiaArkoniel Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
So true!
SilverRyuu Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I see it being Orsino offering Merideth himself in exchange for his mages getting a little more breathing room and well safty.
MathiaArkoniel Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I'd like to read that fanfic for sure!
SilverRyuu Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I suppose I could write it but I hate that Templar *screening*. I dislike her greatly.
SW-bd501 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014
I actually think this paring is kinda cute..... :meow:
Goldie4224 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
what a couple!!! a secret love^^
Apocalyssa Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist
Oh, WHOA. Forbidden love of the deepest kind XD Great job!
clc1997 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
Hazel-Dark Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
This pic, DAMN. . . Spectacular job.
Skelegirl Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013
goddamn it it's beautiful
suziegon Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013
wow! ... just, wow!
IVbenjamin Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is beautifull!
catty2882 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, I love this crack pairing too... but seriously, it's so easy to see them like that I don't know that's it's really so crazy! Every time they're together, I'm wishing Hawke had the option to tell them to get a room.
Petitspas Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
lol They'd kiss and then tear each other's throat. XD
neptune-blues Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013
Gorgeous picture! I love the lighting and detail of them both.
I'd never considered this pairing before. It's hot *__* new pairing to ship.
JitsumiaKazuminno Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013
There HAS to be a story behind this...right?..right?? I LOVE IT QUQ ITS SOOOOOO BEAUTIFUL! I would have NEVER put the two together! But they way you did it...makes it SOOOOO RIGHT! I'm thinking of the perfect story right now..should totally be put into a comic!
mentafolia Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this)gorgeous work
Nolanie911 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
Wow, I just... I am officially shipping this. And I regret nothing.
Enalar Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
The only way to save evrything
Sparks232 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
This pairing makes no sense. But it feels so right.
LadyOfSilver Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Now THAT'S an interesting solution!
Nomadka2011 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
very beautiful))) i love the pairing)
xkelbix Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I dont like this pairing but the art is amazing!
EvieWingweaver13 Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*eye twitch* Ew. But very well done! X3
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