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Temeraire: Granby Moments by DemonBunny Temeraire: Granby Moments by DemonBunny
Do you know how any times I thought Granby was going to die in the series? *fail*

There are more instances, but I don't have the heart to doodle (read; make fun of) them all. :'C

I'll scrap this later, lol.

John Granby (c) Temeraire; Naomi Novik
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keyace Featured By Owner May 17, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Granby!!!! I can't get enough of your sketches!!!!!
LordMiras Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pour Granby...
A little more and get a Nervous Breakdown :D
WolfFlameAndHeather Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  Student General Artist
Oh, Granby. 
So many times he has almost died, and everyone thought he would actually die. 
Poor baby. 
Might as well give him a sign that says 'Hey! Please attack me and give me a near death experience!'
hisnameisdragon Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015
It's funny to think about how Granby started being such an annoying and immature boy, to then become one of my favourtie characters of the series xDD
KeizerHarm Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
You should update this! I don't remember any of his moments in BoT but I'm sure there were :)
Ashe-Nyght-Raven Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
Bahahah All of my yes. :D
Heytomemeimhome Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
Just wait till crucible of gold...
hahaha thats so funny
Mearn-Tahl Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
lol poor Granby, but it made me laugh love your Temeraire art, Beautiful :O
DoctorOverlord Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
Hahaha!  I'm partway through the series, I never thought about it but Granby does seem to be the whipping boy of the books lol   Between the physical dangers, there's Iskierka and Harcourt too :) 
DoctorOverlord Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
Gah, getting my characters mixed up.   Ignore the Harcourt comment.  She's the one messing with Riley's life lol  
Maka-hime Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is just perfect!!! :D
firewyrm2018 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
poor granby....
Temre Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist
*I beg yoy, no more... Please no more...* This is so funny! Poor Granby...
Engelmoon Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol poor granby XD his dragon gets him in so much bad places and situations xD like in the newest book I've got at home xD
hikariangelwings Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL hilarious! XD
This is brilliant and true! I love Granby, he is wonderful! I was reading each book more afraid then the next that "Oh my gods, this is it. The final time, Granby's done for!" It was so stressfull and wonderful at the same time! I really hope that Ms. Novik doesn't kill him I will have a fit! Anyways this made me laugh out loud, you have such a great style, I love the facial expressions!
Sourcyq Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
*reading Crucible of gold* Ekhem, poor Granby....x3
fleecyblue Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
granby's heart is sure strong with these many neardeath experiences *giggle*
Hannapat Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
Have you read Crucible of gold? It has some similarly funny-awful Granby moments :S
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MechaFurre Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012
Crucible of Gold: "I...I am an invert."

This series is "Horrible things happen to Granby and Lawrence-oh and there's dragons or something."
Awww no! Granby is my fave captain! Poor guy! I think my own characters in my stories feel the same about me lol. This is so cute and creative!
VaryagOfMiklagaard Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Poor poor Granby.
Thanks for TVTropes for giving me this link!
Suncatcher42 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
And Crucible of Gold just makes it better...

<spoilers>Arm nearly torn off as the ship he's on explodes, almost married off to an empress (despite his objections and homosexuality), having that same arm amputated after it gets gangrenous, and all the while being dragged through new and exciting wilderness full of new and exciting things that want to kill him.</spoilers>

Now let's see if they can drag him back to China! Though given his history, he'd probably be safer leading a one-dragon assault on France...
signyoursoul Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
God, I love this. Especially now that I've read all the terrible things that have happened to him in Tongues of Serpents and Crucible of Gold...
Moonstone1820 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
I just finished Crucible of Gold.... the Granby bashing continues >.<
PwnedByPineapple Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
PFFT. <3
This is very true. Poor, poor Granby.

I'm reading the newest one right now (the seventh one). Have you read it?
Don't want to spoil it, but dear God, she really does love to hurt him, the poor boy. xD
mistosingsmore Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012  Hobbyist
Poor Granby. And here he's actually one of my favorites. This is really quite hilarious!
Kaljaia Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012
Crucible of Gold adds a new one for this list ;)
Coal121 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012
Now that I've read all the books to this point it's much funnier.
LSCatilina Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Err... Okaaaaay.
flaco1800 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011
This is hilarous, Granby did get the raw end of this series didn't he.
qtlove53 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011
oh Granby how I adore you. If you actually die I'll be devasted.
Kyouya-pineapple Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This never fails to put a smile on my face. Thank you for being made of win!
TheFuzzDragon Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011   Photographer
Why do I think kenny from South Park when I see this? Lol.
10animallover10 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
XD poor Granby XD
Blind-Squirrel Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011
OH GOD so funny
Fluffy-Curtains Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this picture. ^^
Farseer-Lolotea Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011
I'm giggling like a maniac.

(It should, however, be noted that one would not find ostriches in Australia. Just emus and cassowaries.)
Jaunty-Hat Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011
You get your hands on the sixth book yet?
alcanis-ivennil Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
Wild attacking koalas... :D

Well, in (XXXX) Australia, everything's trying to kill you!
jupitol Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2010
Well, I have to skip over the last two- I've only read up to the end of Black Powder War...
It's kinda small and hard to read, but it is still amusing that... yeah, Granby seems to get picked on a lot.
He lives where others die, though- *points at the poor pups from BPW*. Those two... one didn't even get to LIVE...
And he's stuck with an over-exitable, battle-hungry little girl who has perfect capabitity to kidnap him (later on). Or squash him, though she wouldn't do that. Or, as this depicts... set him on fire...

I love Temeraire's expression for the BPW picture...
And poor Granby's in the first ToJ one.

Also, I just want to point out that if there are ostriches in a book based in Australia...
I'd just have to give up.
(it'd be like the people who think the pokemon dodrio is one... only... worse. Just like three/four toes doesn't equal ostrich, ostrich does not equal Australian)
amvfanatic Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010
im very impressed with the variety of your drawing styles, this is very funny,
SilkenWinds Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm only on "Throne of Jade" and this still made laugh! Poor Granby! XD
Galad-Damodred Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010
And remember, in Australia, EVERYTHING CAN KILL YOU. <3
Poor, poor Granby.
GoldenZizia Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I love Granby. He's easily my favorite. I will be so sad if Ms Novik kills him. Hey, maybe that's how the series will end: Granby gets killed and then Iskierka kills everyone. I'd laugh... But yeah, poor Granby.
LitaMaxwell Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
Oh Granby, we love you. XD
LordMikasLuver Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
love it :)
i never really thought about it but he really does almost die alot
Triforce-Dragon Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
You know i first noticed now how many times Granby does get in trouble :)

Maybe Naomi do have a grudge against him or something. Oh well lets see what he or his dragon gets them into in Australia.

Cant wait for the sixth book, only finshed the fifth yesterday and discovered the entire series a little over 2 months back and then just tore through the books one after the other. One of the best series ever.
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