Tuesday, October 1, 2013

House of Thurds

Thurd was a green martian city, enemy of the Torquasian horde. A remnant of an interplanetary expedition of antediluvian date survives in the local wilds and has of late joined with the red apemen and their beast-slaves to menace the defenseless villagers.

Who will stop them? You, and your pallid flabbiness and your rakes and sharpened sticks?

(This is just some half-assed mood setting for my next sesh--but do feel free to read it as political allegory--uh, but it doesn't really match up to anything.)

Here's a Thark as drawn by Mahlon Blaine:

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