I do have a story behind this painting, but instead of words, I leave you with this picture alone. I wonder what your interpretations would be :)
Original size: 6000x9000px; done from scratch in Photoshop with some aid from Painter. This piece was a challenge, mainly to get the technique and mood work together. It took me a LOT of time, especially to get all those little details right.
Here are some 50% closeups: