Sea Demon (coloured)

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Sarah Vernon

Deep beneath the surface of the sea, she lurks. The hairlike tentacles on her head move with the current, her sightless eyes stare at nothing. Fish often swim into her domain. She cannot see them, but the centuries have heightened her other senses, and her blindness no longer matters. Very rarely, a deep sea diver stumbles into her midst. As they feel her clawed hands on their skin, they realise they will not live to regret their wrong turn. There are no divers nearby now, and the fish population is dwindling. She cares little, though, for now she has something else. She turns her head towards the object floating just above her hand, and the expression on her face changes into something like pride. She can feel the tiny foetus within the egg, growing constantly, its strength increasing. Soon you will come to me, she thinks. Soon all the world will know your name. Soon they must worship you. A smile spreads slowly across her pale green face. Soon they will scream...

Published More than a year ago

Category Fantasy

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