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TIGGER - by DanLuVisiArt TIGGER - by DanLuVisiArt
I'm back with more Popped Culture, and this time, with stories. Enjoy the painting and the story that goes with it. It's a ready, but there's a payoff to the above image. More to come from Tigger's adventure...

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Tigger took a long sniff of the open air, having been nearly fifteen years since the last time he was able to breath such. Outside of the Ashwood County Prison was a greying seven-foot tall bird, who was not only fatigued from his job, but tired of seeing old friends come and go through the iron-box.

The large bird's name was Owl, and he had run Ashwood's police unit since he could remember. However, Owl had retired ever since a young boy named Christopher Robin went missing. But as the years passed, a deep promise lingered with Owl, and the reason he stood at the gates of Ashwood County Prison was due to that very fact.

Tigger slowly bounces over to Owl, his tail weak and scarred from years of prison brawls. Owl smiles, giving a quick glance at the prison, and then back at the withered, striped giant. “It's been a long time, Tigger. Glad to see you stayed alive in there.”

Tigger doesn't flinch, his jet-black eyes stuck on Owl's oval saucers. He goes to release a feisty rebuttal, but holds it back in, only replying with one question: “Why'd you come here, Owl?”

Owl smiles, but it is not one summoned from happiness. “Oh Tigger,” he says, placing his feathers on the beast's shoulder. “I came here to tell you that we have finally found Christopher.”

. . . 

Hours later, Tigger sits with Owl inside of his tree-carved manor. Tigger looks at the old photos, reminiscing of the younger years spent in Ashwood's vibrant forest. Owl interrupts, as he places a cup of coffee in front of Tigger. Tigger reaches for it, but then combines whiskey from a flask. 

“Still on the juice?” Owl asks, as he watches Tigger close the cap, swooshing and mixing the two liquids together.

Tigger looks down at the bottle, a dark history behind it. He places it behind him, back into his pants pocket. Ignoring the question, he bargains another. “You said you found Christopher? Where is he, Owl?”

Owl sighs, lifting a folder and placing it down in front of Tigger. “I don't know if words would do it justice. Look for yourself, kid.”

Tigger pauses, now not wanting to travel down the rabbit hole. He finally opens the folder, only to find what nightmares are made of inside, displayed through horrific photographs. He quickly closes the folder, pushing it away with his free hand. “It can't be. Goddammit Owl, who did this?”

Owl sits, taking the folder away from him. “We found Christopher's body three years ago. He was twenty five, living alone just twenty miles outside of Ashwood. Kid was suffering from schizophrenia they said, lost contact with a lot of his close friends, eventually dropping down into narcotics. We believe he began selling the dope he was using. Ended up working with some bad people, who worked for even worse.”

Tigger is now pissed, the flask is back out. “Get on with it.”

Owl smiles, knowing Tigger's inner rage. “The friends he was hanging with, worked for your old friend.”

Tigger freezes. An image passes by his eyes. “But he died in the explosion...”

Owl tosses a folder in front of him. On it, the label reads “THE BEAR”

“So you thought,” Owl says. “He reappeared several years after you got put away. We figured he faked his death at the Great Honey Pot Robbery. Word is Pooh and his Pals have made a return, and they're taking out anyone that steps into Ashwood's territory.”

Tigger opens THE BEAR folder, revealing photos of the one responsible for such nightmares. This is no yellow bear he once knew. This is the Devil. He looks back at Owl, closing the folder. 

“So what now?” Tigger says, closing the folder. He now drinks strictly from the flask.

“That's why I released you. I want you to find and locate Pooh and his Pals and take them out one by one.” Owl says, now his eyes as serious as Tigger's. “This job is off the grid, you hear me? You and I are the only intel on it, and it stays that way.”

Tigger sits for a moment, before standing up and making his way to the wooden leaf-shaped door. He pauses, looking back at Owl.

“After all of these years...” Tigger asks as he holds the door open. “Why me?”

Owl smiles, sipping his coffee. “Because hunting is what Tiggers do best.”

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:icondeviation2014:
DeViAtIoN2014 Featured By Owner 9 hours ago
“Because hunting is what Tiggers do best.”
Holy shit, that line put shivers down my spine O.O
I like :3
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assassins-creed1999 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015
This is some weird spiky shit that would freak out kids
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:iconcrystalfur110:
Crystalfur110 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Student Artist
im never eating kellogs again...
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:iconsevenofeleven:
sevenofeleven Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015
Insta fav.
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JarakPanther Featured By Owner Edited Apr 14, 2015
A dark take on the characters created by A.A. Milne, as if it had been a piece of Frank Miller's work in the same vein as "Sin City", or Batman: Year 1".

I do hope you'll write more to this story, because I'd really like to read about Tigger's mission to murder those he had once called his friends, and how it will affect him, if even at all, and what the results of such a mission will be.
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BananaW0lf64 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
This isnt as creepy as the other works of art you did...
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Miz-Jynx Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh shit, this is too badass for words.  The story is what made this, man.  Fuuuuuuuuck.  *speachless*
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:iconmryoshi1996:
MrYoshi1996 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Student Digital Artist
What did he get busted for?
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:iconbrihanna25:
brihanna25 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015
My childhood never got ruined
it just got more badass 😎
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:iconmricarus:
mricarus Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
WIN

Also, with regard to Tigger having been in jail here, it reminds me of a running gag I had back in the day (ca. 2007-9) where I'd blame him for everything.
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:icondanawolf:
danawolf Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing!

Tigger is my fave character xD
:tigger: 
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a-dizzy-pony Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
can you make a whinnie the pooh pic? -3-
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Sunwokung Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Student Writer
Where part two of this
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ajaxtheemopony Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015
o3o Awesome.
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:iconfuzzybunnylizard:
Fuzzybunnylizard Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
the coolest tigger ever
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:iconrebellinglemming:
RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great art!
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:iconbrojoe2015:
BroJoe2015 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Student General Artist
I love it, I want to see more of your art and stories
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:iconzalleus:
Zalleus Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014
Poor Robin...
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:icongarrotefrancell:
GarroteFrancell Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014
jaw dropping detail wow! this puts tiger to a new perspective haha
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:iconsonicuniverse14:
Sonicuniverse14 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Wow…I like how you put a nice twist on old characters like this!
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Veleriphon Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If it weren't for the card he's holding, this would just be a good portrait.  With that card, this is a great mug shot.
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Misael512223 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014
Ese tigre de los zucaritas es un malote :v xD
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:iconwagmorebarkless:
WagmoreBarkless Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A clever, original concept - well-rendered in a mix of text and graphics... Sort of a Pulp Fiction in Mister Roger's (or A.A. Milne's or Jim Henson's) neighborhood.

"oh a junkie is a person in your neighborhood, your neighborhood - he's the person that you meet as you're walking down the street each day"
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TmzDo Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014
Your works are so amazing! :)
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:icongatekeeper501:
gatekeeper501 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Professional Writer
Do the rest of the hundred acre wood!!!
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:iconsworderella2:
sworderella2 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I want this to be canon… Q.Q It's so good.
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HardCoreCrocomire Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If this becomes a trend i will WATCH THIS!
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InterstellarDeej Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Trager
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MagicaITrevor Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Dear Recipient: 
     We regret to inform you that you are hereby banned from this evening's Unbirthday party at the Unbirthday Manor in Whitetail Woods. As you are aware, our members are promised that no non-unbirthday persons shall be allowed on the premises, and, regretfully, we must uphold our promises and traditions. We ask for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.
     However, we look forward to admitting you back on the premises for the morrow's party, so please, don't do anything drastic in your depression, such as, but not limited to the following: suicide, over-dosing, self-injury, illegal activities, or other such activities which would incapacitate yourself. We do, however, highly encourage you to surround yourself with the others who won't be joining us for the evening, so that you will not fall to despair. 
     Thank you, and good day.
Sincerely, 
     Magical Trevor, President of The Unbirthday Society 
:rarity: by Zoiby
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OceanParadice Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I am begging you to PLEEEEEEEASE finish the story! It's so interesting!!!!Kitty begging beg Begging Emote please emote 
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OceanParadice Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Wow! Great story and awesome pic! Your stories and drawings are great!
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wildaengus Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
So much hoping this gets turned into a movie!
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geniusfrog Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cute!!
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Geminice Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014
Dear god. You make my childhood even better with this, WOW!
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RunningTunder Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh man this would make an EPIC story :D
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DJMadameNoir Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
you should put the part II link too! they're both awesome
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Genesis-05 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014
Excellent.
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Random101Man Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Tigger is a great police detective, and hunting is what he does best.

And he will take down the yellow bear of death and terror, he will alright.
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TerramArmsXIII Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
that looks dope! nice!
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SallyLoveMuffin Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
amazing
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yongjieSingapore Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Professional Photographer
youre the new ed roth. congrats
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blackblood1998 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist
LOVE IT LOVE IT LOOOOOVVVVEEEE IT!!!!
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colourfulAnatomy Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing. I nevery would have thought of a winnie the pooh fanfic
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GandalfThePurple Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This would be an amazing book.
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AJInu-Okami Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
"How to make a childhood show far better" by DanLuVisiArt
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kyropteran Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014
Childhood growing up with us. <3 I can visualise this
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xXMintyFatelyXx Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
epic
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shadowz-fun Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014
Kewl, More , I like it  lol
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ViolaBear Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I legitly have tears from this awesomeness! Please write more! You're amazing!
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ForeverDarkness11 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014
This is WAY more awesome than the 'original' child show.:ohyeahs: 
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