Near: "Shinigami like apples, do they? Come a little closer, Mr. Shinigami, and I will tell you just where you can put this one."
(Or should that be "shakeapple"?)
Uh, my warmup of the day turned into an ink line art, then a cel-shaded CG work, and now here it is in my gallery.
Think of it this way: Shinigami are indirectly responsible for the deaths of everybody Near ever knew growing up with the exception of Roger.
Near's wearing black because of the aforementioned "everybody but me died" theme.
Colored in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2.
Near is fromt he anime/manga Death Note, and belongs to Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.