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SiroApollo

(art by SiroApollo) Hello there! In general, the strange shape of Nora's scars in the canon is not often talked about. Although it was electrocution, scars of that type tend to manifest or resemble "Lichtenberg Figures" from death or damage to nerve endings and blood vessels; but in the show, Nora's scars seem to be shaped like lightning bolts on the skin (some form of aura conduits perhaps?), what do you think?


dewareofbog

I think that they intended to do something like the Lichtenberg Figures but for one reason or another decided to settle for just lightning bolts. Maybe they thought that the lightning bolt scars would be easier to recognize for the audience. Electricity - lightning bolt - lightning bolt scars. Most people probably aren't familiar with Lichtenberg Figures. Maybe they were just easier to draw, texture and apply to the model or maybe the more complex pattern didn't look good.


SiroApollo

I thought something similar, but now that his scars were left like that, I'm hoping it expands to that they may be a form of aura current, I'd love for them to explain a thing or two about aura at once


Ben10Extreme

That's obviously not gonna happen. I'd they didn't do it for eight years they're not gonna just suddenly do it now.


SiroApollo

Here could go the template where Mary Jane says "I am ready to hear the truth."


dewareofbog

It could be interesting having a sort of physical component to Aura. Could be expanded into a pressure-point/Aura blocking system where strikes in those areas could massively damage Aura, disable it or just hit right through it. I forgot to mention this but I really like this drawing it's really good.


SiroApollo

Thanks mate! Once again, we fans can only dream of the amazing things that could have been XD


Silly-Young484

1. Love the drawing 2. Sad that Nora's Scars are only aesthetic and don't actually hinder her seeing as the moment she woke up she was knocking around Ironwood like how she would normally fight


SiroApollo

Right, it would have been interesting to see some physical effects of such a trauma, something like an insensitivity to pain and therefore a reflection on the "tendency to self-sacrifice".


Ben10Extreme

Look at the arc for Yang's arm. Did you think they did that well? This isn't an accident, it's a trend.


Windghost2

It’ll continue too if the heroes get more injuries in the future


owletarc

It's very possible it's not going to last into the next volume considering aura healing & the fact actual Lichtenberg scars only remain visible for a short amount of time but I kind of wish they would keep it? It adds some visual interest to her design, even IMO the way she got them was *super dumb.* Edit : Super cute art btw! I *love* the colours used & the way the scars look. ♥


SiroApollo

Thank you very much! Honestly, when Nora got electrocuted I thought there was going to be a ton of memes about it XD, but apparently not.


Oni-Rinku

One this would have been really cool to see in the show, so it’s a damn shame it wasn’t. Two it could have made for interesting character development where that scar didn’t bother Nora because it could easily be hidden, while the ones she acquired in V8 couldn’t. And three this art is really good, her eyes are almost glowing, whatever color you used for her eyes was a great choice


SiroApollo

Thanks mate! Fun fact: I don't know what colour I used either XD. On the wiki, there are I think three different shades of colour used to describe Nora's three models and apparently it's somewhere between blue and aquamarine green, so I grabbed something in between; I don't know why Nora's design is inconsistent in that regard :p