RIP Rutger Hauer, “Like Tears in the Rain”

This past week, July 19, 2019, famed actor Rutger Hauer passed away. Arguably his most famous moment is in the Blade Runner, when the character he plays, Roy Batty, reaches the end of his life, and he offers up this soliloquy to Decker (Harrison), as proof of his humanity:

“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I’ve seen C-beams glittering in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All these moments lost in time, like tears in the rain. Time to die.

I decide to do some ink work, adding in some watery effects for rain or tears.

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