Tag Archive: Monster

Monster Block

When the Planescape Monster Manual supplement for 2E came out one of my favorite pictures was the Cat Lord. So for this discussion the Cat Lord is going to be my example. (It’s funny that I’ve looked at it for years and never noticed the shadow…) Planescape is an interesting setting; it and Dark Sun …

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Lifeless Mariner

They groaned, they stirred, they all uprose, Nor spake, nor moved their eyes; It had been strange, even in a dream, To have seen those dead men rise. The helmsman steered, the ship moved on; Yet never a breeze up blew; The mariners all ‘gan to work the ropes, Where they were wont to do; …

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Fire Troll: Level 22 Controller

Original Source: Dragon 199 (November 1993) Appearence: A fire troll is a tall, thick limbed humanoid with smooth, blood-red skin. Within its sunken sockets, its eyes glow a fierce yellow, and its hair is a tanlged mass of vibrant oranges and yellows. Its claws and teeth are long, razor sharp, and as dark as fire …

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Malapraxith the Mad

Every dragon thinks it is invincible, a power to be feared and respected by all others it encounters, and Malapraxith was, if anything more than sterotypical in this belief. So it was that the young red dragon on finding a fey crossing and the means to use it journeyed into the Feywild to seek a …

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