Category Archives: SMACKDOWN


Friday Smackdown: Cuttlefish Backlash

4 days ago

The sea was it. Salty air, stormy waters and if you hung your jowls above the surface as the sun was setting, the tentacles of speckle-throated Cuttlefish gently slap your…


Friday Smackdown: Dark as Ink

2 weeks ago

Catch them, the wiles, the frozen pots of two. Wrapped¬†and bent around the child, as he bid them to, lift him him up and throw his arrows made of dust…


Friday Smackdown: Sand Imp Shrill Bash

3 weeks ago

Wet towels and pencil shavings were not the usual waste left by the weekend party crowd. Somehow the sand imps and moss trolls had fastened their battleground to our deck,…


Friday Smackdown: Choc Block Chiselin’

4 weeks ago

Brick by brick they climbed, chiseling chunks of the chocolate vines until their packs were full. Yet, the didn’t expect it to transform, forming that hard brown shell around, impenetrably…


Friday Smackdown: Happy Strands

1 month ago

Blocks were stacked pyramidically across the barren landscape, dust wafting off the rusted surface. Their eastern edges moss-stained, both reaching and stayed by the sun, were the fence we peered…


Friday Smackdown: Multi-faceted Skin Flaps

1 month ago

The porcelain structure beneath its transparent, multi-faceted skin flaps, glowed like the oil-laden breast of the fire swallow. We had our brushes with them in the past, usually hiding just…


Friday Smackdown: Metal Cavity Fur Explosion

2 months ago

A large crease appeared. Metal stretching along its head, down the neck, seams splitting, pins snapping. The cold kept the air still, sound pounding from the cavern through the chest,…


Friday Smackdown: Sap Swindler

2 months ago

It was a long corridor woven with vines and beast furs, damp yet glittered with the lightening all around. Who would they find? The one they sought. Dry, old, stacked…


Friday Smackdown: Sharp Harpie Jabs

2 months ago

They rose from the deep, tentacles swollen with bladdered ink fistulas bursting against the rays of a morning sun. What brought them forth was exactly what you might think. Angry…