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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-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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Drake-Reamuk (Swamp Lurker)

“I hate this swamp!” “Stop complaining. They’re paying well.” “But it’s noon and I still can’t see in this fog. I mean, agh.” “That is odd. Is it getting thicker? Alek?” Reamuk

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Monster Monday-Direbloom

“I hate jungle. It’s like a constant war against interminable forces of vines and plants.” Derek grumbled as he hacked through the underbrush with his machete. “What I wouldn’t give for a real fight right now. Something that swings back.” … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Elementals

The group’s steps were loud on the stone tiles. Four stone feet, two thundering and two clopping, escorted soft booted treads and a tapping cane. Karen didn’t worry that the noise would attract attention. Her stone guardians could handle it.

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Monster Monday-Werewolf

Tarquin lurched through the night, clutching his bleeding side. He’d killed the beast, but not before it had taken a bite out of him. He was losing blood fast. There was howling in the distance, and he wondered if maybe … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Drakogeist

“Oh, come on, man! What are you afraid of?” “What am I afraid of? You know the stories, Jake.” Mick’s sword shook in his hand. “Oh, come off it! They killed the dragon years ago, it’s perfectly safe.” Oh, is … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Nightmare

Legend tells of a night-black horse With a mane that burned like fire. Flames broil in its nostrils and eyes  As on burning hooves it flies. Fear was its bedside nurse And Hatred its cruel sire, But rampant as its mother, … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Churner

“What is that hideous creature?” Malkus cried as they rounded the corner. “I’ll get it, sir.” Tygus volunteered, signalling for Paris and Garret to follow. “Be careful,” Malkus warned. He needn’t have, the creature fled, dropping onto a side and … Continue reading

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