monster was close behind, groaning with teh weight of its recent feeding. The awnings above shuddered witht eh raor, the inhuman aching roar of a beast long gone from the mortal realm. The man gripped his shoulder, a wound sputtering orange-red blood. The beast hunted my scent and fear, grasping at the walls of the citadel with its massive tendrils.
A mouth emerged from its muddied hide, screaming with the fuel of nightmares and horrific things. It was the face of a child, crying and in seconds, it was swallowed back into the amorpheous body of the beast. The man continued to climb, his breaths shallow from racing up the stairs blindly. I continued to watch from behind a curtain, floating safely in my bubble from the ceiling. It was a sorrow-sport, an execution for the sake of entertainment and my master urged teh beast onward. I sighed in exasperation as the man tripped. He was so clo

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Karen is an avid foodie/gamer/SFF reader who, despite existing for several years, has still not decided what she wants to be when she grows up.

Actually, Karen is an aspiring writer with a mysteriously irrelevant past. She spends her days laughing at the people still stuck in law school, ruminating over her engineering degree and coughing at the dust covering her collection of art supplies and musical instruments.

A Jill of all trades, yet master of none. Except for perhaps procrastination and awkward humor.

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Horror fantasy survival monster

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Horror fantasy blood beast monster

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He ran into the room, his heart pounding, and his clothes soaking wet.
Prompt suggested by Ararelucidness

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