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There is so much evocative imagery in this picture that I couldn't not pin it. The small house, the out of the way tree, the boy who has worked so hard to secret away to that tree and just stare up into the sky city above. Not all artists can tell a story in a snapshot picture, but here is one who can.
The ruins of Aeliin. Home to the massive treasures of Emperor Oijistef himself. The perfect job. Get in, find the treasure, get out rich. The only drawback would be the puzzles. Oijistef was paranoid, and had the finest crafters from all of Jargesh build him some of the most incredible puzzles. Supposedly, his entire kingdom was one large puzzle, meant to guard his treasure for the eternities. Luckily, My crew consists of the most brilliant minds to ever live.
Castle in the Sky (El castell del cel) is a 1986 Japanese animated adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and is also the first film produced and released by Studio Ghibli.
Hubert Robert (French, 1733–1808). The Mouth of a Cave, ca. 1784. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.25) | Robert was in Naples in 1759 and 1760, and while there drew the entrance to the Grotta di Posillipo, an ancient tunnel on the road from Naples to Pozzuoli.