Category Archives: Monsters

Biweekly Monster-Earth Squid

These bark-skinned, squid-like creatures are not true squids. They breath air and recoil from the touch of water. While they can swim through the earth above a walking pace, predators near the surface make it dangerous for them to spend too … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Predator Ash

These trees look just like an ash tree, though bones of their prey near the roots might betray their true nature. Predator Ash wander only when in search of prey when their current location begins to prove less bountiful. They … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Psycat (Panthera Psiona)

The total darkness that only a thousand feet of solid rock could produce enveloped Taleris. It was a safety blanket unlike anything else he could expect down here. His life detecting circlet warned him of something moving through the empty … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Hectarm

Vidius paused, listening. The others stopped at his signal as he squinted against the inky black of the cavern ahead; beyond the well of light from Galza’s softly glowing sword he could hear a sound, repetitive and sharp, growing nearer. … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Phase Rat

“What do you mean the rations are gone?” Captain Irilae glared furiously at Quartermaster Garius. They were halfway to Vardeia. The closest port they could divert to was Corva, four days away and not a place they would be well … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Firework Shroom

“Why are we waiting for them here?” “Because they don’t carry light and I need a clear shot. Quiet, I think they’re close.” Halen had heard some shuffling in the cavern below his overhang. He strung an arrow and stared … Continue reading

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Whispers of the Dead

Early readers of this blog will know that I favor undead as a monster type, largely due to their psychological versatility. I also like that—even more so than still corpses—their mere presence and nature can go a long way to … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Praxist

Praxist undead are the product of those who die in a life so routine they do not notice their own death and continue on their daily business.

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Biweekly Monster-Mage Imp

Marvin was enjoying the warm feather bed he’d hired at the Prodigal Pint when he was awakened by a sound in the room with him. He rolled subtly over, gripping the dagger under his pillow. Another rustle near where he had laid his pack and he leaped from under the covers brandishing the dagger. There […]

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Biweekly Monster-Agglomerate

Marvin was enjoying the warm feather bed he’d hired at the Prodigal Pint when he was awakened by a sound in the room with him. He rolled subtly over, gripping the dagger under his pillow. Another rustle near where he … Continue reading

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