Saturday, March 31, 2012
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Large, parasitic worms which inhabit deep swamps and wetlands. Vampire worms have been known to swam over prey and quickly drain them of fluids. Like the creatures after which they are named they stay out of sunlight, and have been observed burying themselves into deep mud during the daylight hours.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Monday, March 26, 2012
The Pohlosephites are a race of giant, squid-like entities which come from deep space. The creatures are actually quite intelligent, and communicate through a complicated series of touch, sign language, and bio-luminescent signals.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
In the early days of the UFO phenomenon, hairy dwarf like creatures were often reported, especially in South America. The creatures are usually described around 3 feet tall, covered in long hair, with glowing eyes. Unlike other alien types (such as the Greys) they act more animalistic in nature, often relying upon brute force. In one such instance, December 1954 in Venezuela, four such creatures were seen stepping out of a hovering craft, and attempted to forcibly abduct two young men who were out hunting. One of the hunters hit an attacking dwarf with the butt of his rifle, only to have it splinter into pieces, as if it had struck a solid rock.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Earcerci are bipedal aliens which are descended from deep soil burrowing insects. They have short limbs, a flexible exoskeleton which covers their body in rib-like structures, and walk with a bow-legged gait. Their brains are highly developed, and possess a unique five-lobed structure. Unlike most insectoid sentients, the Earcerci are individuals, and do not share a hive-mind. Earcerci society however still maintains many cultural holdovers from a hive-mentality, including a rigid caste system.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Loch Ness Monster is a famous cryptid which supposedly lives beneath the waves in Loch Ness, in Scotland. Sightings of the creature go back hundreds of years, but it wasn't until the infamous "Surgeon's photo" in 1933 (later proved to be fake) that the creature became known world wide. There are many theories of what the beast could be, the most popular being a relic plesiosaur population from millions of years ago.
I imagine a highly specialized Plesiosaur adapted to living in Loch Ness, mutated through centuries of inbreeding. The large, sensitive eye helps it see through the dark, peat filled water and keeps the creature away from the surface and blinding sunlight. The tentacle like structures on it's chin help it root through the mud along the bottom for hidden prey. The extended growths along it's "ears" are a new type of sensory organ which allows the monster to detect changing water currents and thus approaching fish.
And why a cyclops? Because it looks cool.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
The GibberWurm was a lowly sanitation worker who was contaminated by illegally dumped radioactive waste. The radiation bonded his DNA with a tapeworm parasite which was currently residing in his intestines, transforming him into a strange tapeworm-mutant hybrid.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The Mamenako is a strange, fluted, parasitic alien, which latches onto the skull of a host animal and integrates it's self into the victim's central nervous system. Over the course of several weeks the Mamenako releases specialized enzymes which result in the growth or large egg sacks, in which generate thousands of young. Eventually these egg sacks burst, allowing the young to consume the host animal, before spreading out to find more hosts.
Mamenako are generally considered dangerous vermin by most sentient species, and usually are exterminated on sight. The method by which they spread from planet to planet is currently unknown.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
FaceCrabs are the latest innovation in what has become known as the "designer clone" industry. Enterprising individuals can pay exorbitant amounts of money to have their DNA spliced and recombined to give their bodies strange shapes.
Communities of "FaceCrabs" have started autonomous collectives in deep caves beneath the sea. They often find themselves on the receiving end of discrimination due to their chosen "lifestyle."
Monday, March 5, 2012
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Glibticks are a race of creatures descended from parasites. They live in large, floating, organic cities, created from a building material made up of genetically engineered bacteria. These gigantic bio-cities float through space for decades until they encounter a planet with compatible life forms, after which they descend to feed on all organic matter. The Glibticks are feared throughout the universe for these planetary raids, but have thus far resisted organized campaigns to subjugate them.