|Die Könige der Elben
This is the kind of thing that happens occasionally. A straightforward rights sale that goes awry. I have no idea where on earth Weltbild found the atrocious sword, but it ended up over my image (and my name in the credits.)
The back cover isn't any better. (I used to get rather annoyed with this kind of thing, now it's a welcome addition to my museum of most unusual covers.
Original artwork: Castle Fantastic