You may have cried when Artax died in the Swamp of Sadness (yes, from the Neverending Story) - this one's for you, Artax. :-). I cried a lot.
click for a live previewThe design works with "new" blogger - ie: it's an XML template. Please ensure that you backup your widget data, as installing a new template will wipe/erase your current widget content.
This template is a bit more plain than my usual templates, but I like the dark lines of the background.