17. Monsters Like “Pod, Sweet Pod”

“Home is where the heart is.” Humans think of the homes of their youth as filled with love, warmth, understanding, and comfort. But monsters get sentimental too. The homes, or pods, of a monster’s youth are remembered as filled with sticky, glowing, mucous for nourishment, connected to a temporary, mechanical…

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14. Monsters Like Rookies

Imagine you are encircling the distant planet of Gorgulon 7 in your futuristic space ship. It’s time to gather the away team to beam down and explore the exotic surface and fauna. Of course, you need your best crew members. The choices are almost obvious. The ship’s science officer, the…

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13. Monsters Like November First

It gets cold outside in November. The leaves fall. Turkey dressing flows like red wine. And monsters get excited. First of all, it’s the beginning of the off-season for part-time ghouls. Terrorizing people on October 31st takes a lot out of a  disembodied flaming horn-headed demon. But November First also…

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