When I was writing Snare (now complete!), I wanted something different than Canon sparkly vamps. Instead of glittery diamond dust, I thought about steel as a way to show how Edward looks under direct sunlight.
This is the way Edward looks (chapter 27):
As the sun hit his skin, it reflected the light, as if his body had been molded from smooth steel. [...] Had it not been for his gaze, [...] he would have been the most beautiful statue...
The lovely Montara created and sent me some pictures of Steelward.
|Pictures by Montara (Thank you!!!)|
I used the pictures to create a blinkie:
Here's another picture: Steelward on a rock (without his clothes):