TheLoveCraftsMan sez, "An artist is spending a year trying to draw every Lovecraft creature ever mentioned. His ultimate goal is "to draw EVERY creature he ever describes (sticking to Lovecraft only so far) from Elder Things and and The Great Race (who are described in immense detail) to Vooniths and Wamps (who are only mentioned)."
THINGS THAT DEVOUR AND DISSOLVE
"You think those floundering things wiped out the servants? Fool, they are harmless! But the servants are gone, aren't they?"
"Things are hunting me now--the things that devour and dissolve--but I know how to elude them."
"My pets are not pretty, for they come out of places where aesthetic standards are--very different. Disintegration is quite painless, I assure you--but I want you to see them. I almost saw them, but I knew how to stop."
H.P. Lovecraft, From Beyond
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