WOW ... I feel honored by your great praise, Startear - and flattered.
I loved to do Maa ... and Lilac almost created himself. I have chosen his deep blue eyes, the brown mane and black clothing - he added the arrogance. What would Lilac be without his spear - so he got one ... and obviously he came back from "working". And when someone should have a bloody red background - it would be him for sure.