Harpies

In Dante’s Inferno, harpies inhabited the tortured wood where suicides have their eternal punishment in the seventh ring of Hell.  Fitting, harpies were indeed created for that purpose.  They are the agents of punishment, abducting and torturing those condemned by the gods.  In legend, King Phineas used his gift of Read more…

Wolfkin

Urban legend often portrays these as lycans or werewolves, but Wolfkin are something else.  Their origins are unknown.  Almost every culture speaks of creatures with kinships with animals, wolves in particular, and they are often portrayed as violent and dangerous.   In truth, not all wolfkin are mindless monsters.  Indeed, Read more…

Cherufe

The cherufe is a snake-like creature which dwells alongside magma pools deep within volcanic caverns.  Ancient civilizations satiated the cherufes’ appetite with sacrificial victims, practices long abandoned except in the darkest corners of the world.  Twenty years ago, when the Ascendancy first came into executive power, and volcanoes long dormant Read more…

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