Grand Space Opera: Light Age / The union

Image made for the Space Opera Artstation challenge.
Context : in a distant future, the human empire quickly realized that most of the habitable planets of the known space were already inhabited by various alien species. Instead of starting endless wars, the clergy iniated projet "iter" (the way").
The idea was to create diplomatical and peaceful relations with these species through a pragmatic use of the wedding.
#04_ The union
The prince and the bride are now officially united. The human princess was specifically genetically enginereed in order to share human and alien caracteristics. The ultimate goal of the whole process is to breed an hybrid child, a pledge of peace.