; an amalgamation of Chinese culture, art, scientific skepticism, poetry, general wonder, and a thousand beautiful things.
Furthermore, it goes without saying that all of the people, living, dead, and otherwise in this story are fictional or used in a fictional context. Only the gods are real.
From the forward to American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Undine (left) by Arthur Rackham
Illustration of Delight (right) from Sandman: Brief Lives Vol. 7 Issue 42. Penciled by Jill Thompson, inked by Vince Locke, colored by Daniel Vozzo
Well played, Jill Thompson, well played.
From The Wake, Volume 10 of the Sandman graphic novel series by Neil Gaiman
Art by Michael Zulli