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Date
08/14/2009
Category
Illustration
File Info
600 x 900 px
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111.1 kb
Tags
monster
bride
lovecraft
deepone

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Author Comments

Deep One, "Gurgle gurgle, oh ya gettin some tonight"!

I think their predominant colour was a greyish-green, though they had white bellies. They were mostly shiny and slippery, but the ridges of their backs were scaly. Their forms vaguely suggested the anthropoid, while their heads were the heads of fish, with prodigious bulging eyes that never closed. At the sides of their necks were palpitating gills, and their long paws were webbed. They hopped irregularly, sometimes on two legs and sometimes on four. I was somehow glad that they had no more than four limbs. Their croaking, baying voices, clearly used for articulate speech, held all the dark shades of expression which their staring faces lacked ... They were the blasphemous fish-frogs of the nameless design - living and horrible.

The Shadow Over Innsmouth

The backstory of "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" involves a bargain between Deep Ones and humans, in which the aquatic species provides plentiful fishing and gold in the form of strangely formed jewellery. In return, the land-dwellers give human sacrifices and a promise of "mixing"âEU"the mating of humans with Deep Ones. Although the Deep One hybrid offspring are born with the appearance of a normal human being, the individual will eventually transform into a Deep One, gaining immortalityâEU"by defaultâEU"only when the transformation is complete.

Reviews


jace614jace614

Rated 5 / 5 stars Dec 27, 2012

RUN!!! before the villagers come and get her back!



RawbSpeghettiRawbSpeghetti

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jun 22, 2012

OH ho ho!! I love this! Go get her fishman!



MidgetKing746MidgetKing746

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars May 31, 2011

Awesome.

I really like the Lovecraft inspired art that you make. It's great!



CheifRedBearCheifRedBear

Rated 5 / 5 stars May 26, 2011

ahhaha

shits great!



RevoltionINKRevoltionINK

Rated 5 / 5 stars May 20, 2011

So fucking good!

i love this piece, fan fucking tasti!