Author: Wandering Alchemist

A monkey looking into a small mirror.

Libris Monstrum: Manifestation of Hubris

A large orange-tinted mirror with a bird-like frame struts around forcing everyone to see vain reflections of themselves. MANIFESTATION OF HUBRISLarge thumogeny, neutral evil Armor Class. 13Hit Points. 98 (22d10-22)Speed. 30 ft., fly 30 ft. STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA 11 (+0) 16 (+3) 9 (-1) 11...

Many red question marks on a white background.

Libris Monstrum: Manifestation of Doubt

An indigo shroud floats through the air, giggling quietly and whispering to itself. You can hear the voices speaking about you, their knowing grins peaking out from under the cloth. MANIFESTATION OF DOUBTMedium thumogeny, chaotic evil Armor Class. 14 (natural armor)Hit Points. 104 (16d8+32)Speed. fly 30 ft. STR...

Water running down glass with spots of purple lights behind.

Libris Monstrum: Manifestation of Grief

The green phantom of a woman drenched by a sourceless rain, reaches out to you in silent desperation. MANIFESTATION OF GRIEFMedium thumogeny, chaotic neutral Armor Class. 13 (natural armor)Hit Points. 94 (15d8+26)Speed. 30 ft. STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA 12 (+1) 15 (+2) 14 (+2) 11 (+0)...

A green-blue gradient colored floating astronaut backlit by light in the center of some large science fiction structure.

The Wretched, Day 10

Day 10, salvage ship The Wretched. I dreamt of the creature again. It’s growing. Feeding off the sewage and bodies spread throughout the ship. Tendrils, vines, roots…they scrape against the vents and in every little space. It’s everywhere. I can hear it when I’m awake...

A green-blue gradient colored floating astronaut backlit by light in the center of some large science fiction structure.

The Wretched, Day 9

Day 9, salvage ship The Wretched. Flight Engineer Crowley reporting. I am just waiting. Listening. There is little I can do from in here, but the captain has some personal food stashed away and water systems are still working. Even if it smells like cleaner....

A green-blue gradient colored floating astronaut backlit by light in the center of some large science fiction structure.

The Wretched, Day 8

Day 8, salvage ship The Wretched. Flight Engineer Crowley reporting. There was a fire in the compartment where I rigged the noise maker. Whatever happened I didn’t hear it, with the sound off everywhere none of the working systems got my attention. Well, until the...

A green-blue gradient colored floating astronaut backlit by light in the center of some large science fiction structure.

The Wretched, Day 7

Day 7, salvage ship The Wretched. Flight Engineer Crowley reporting. The constant dread and silence are getting to me. I thought the creature had broken in through the observatory where it had been trying before, but…I had just dropped my mug. It broke, of course,...