Jim Henson managed to do it without the high technology of computers but by using puppets and marionettes in 's The Dark Crystal. Henson is well known as the creator of the Muppets who are getting the polystone bust treatment from Sideshow Toy and action figure treatment from Palisades Toys and based the look of the film on the art of Brian Froud. The Dark Crystal is the simplest of tales at its heart - that of good versus evil. The Skeksis rule the world Thra but fear a prophecy that tells of their own downfall by a race of beings they thought extinct - the Gelflings.
We live, we live, we live forever! They are the opposite of the gentle UrRu known as the Mystics in the movie. Contents [ show ] Appearance The Skeksis are part reptile, part predatory bird and part dragon and wore elaborate but threadbare robes to make themselves appear more larger and intimidating.
History When The Crystal originally known as the Crystal of Truth cracked long, one of the two races born from the essence of the semi-devine race of creatures known as the UrSkeks, resulting from the split were the evil Skeksis, embodiments of the evil inside the UrSkeks. Possessing all of the negative attributes of society, and none of the positive ones, they live out a superficial existence of intrigue and plots against each other while struggling to retain their grip on the biodiverse planet Thra.
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They keep essence-drained Podlings as slaves, have their own personal army in the Garthimand absolutely despise Gelflings, a race they thought they have completely exterminated. There were originally eighteen Skeksis, but by the time of the Great Conjunction when they rejoined with their benevolent opposites, the Mystics, only eight remained.The Tale of the Dark Crystal by Bass, Donna and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at heartoftexashop.com Encased is a modern single player sci-fi post-apocalyptic isometric role-playing game.
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The Dark Crystal is a American–British fantasy-adventure film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The plot revolves around Jen, an elflike ‘Gelfling’ on a quest to restore balance to his alien world by returning a lost shard to a powerful but broken gem.
* * *  Crystal Chamber - Dark Crystal The skeksis get pretty pissed when they see Jen on the balcony, and some Garthim are coming, so his only chance of escape is to jump onto the Dark Crystal.
Jen, the last surviving Gelfling, is sent by his dying master on an epic quest to fulfill his destiny to heal the fractured Dark Crystal.