Thing is, we often collect images and other impressions while watching the world. We integrate them into our memories, and from time to tome they pop up as reflections of our personality. I like it when something like this happens!
What's so extraordinary is that I sculpted Rana's face many many years before Nick made his character and the image above was the first moment I'd ever seen the barrel and Kyra pupp on Rana's back that way, resting on her backside! I really think they are cousins!!