Before long, Natia had filled Neotellus with resplendent color. She added dashes of white to the blue sky, gave a rich variety of tones to skin and fur, and filled the world and it's various inhabitants with beautiful shades. Still, with each color she added, she took one away from her prized twilight. When all have been taken, life would be brought to an end, but the process would begin anew.
See Natia, Life Painter.
Natia is a form of feminine name Nadia of Slavic origin; the meaning is "hope". In addition, Nadia is a contraction or a pet form of Polish, Slavic, and Russian Nadezhda ("hope"). Nadia is used mainly in the English, French (also as Nadine), German, Italian, and Russian languages. The name was first used in France in the 19th century. It became well-known among English-speakers by the 20th century.
Artwork by Xiaoxin Ho aka Vincent-H.