An illustration depicting the concept of gatekeeping.
It’s not unusual to be confronted with people who are trying to acquire ownership of a topic, a subculture or a craft and then attempt to decide who is worthy of getting access to it and who isn’t.
Aside from that, the term of the “threshold guardian” has an important role in storytelling as well.
I think that the striking pose of the guardian works well for the depicted concept.
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