Posts Tagged: mix-and-match creatures

Diana Beebe, Mermaids Don't Do Windows, MDDW, Diana Beebe's Blog, science fiction, fantasy, young adult The winged lion—yep, just what it sounds like—is a powerful beast. As if a lion wasn’t strong enough on its own! I would not want to be a zebra on that lion’s menu. Representations have been found all through ancient and Medieval cultures. There were different mythological adaptions for the winged lion. Sumerian, Akkadian, Persian, … Read the rest
Diana Beebe, Mermaids Don't Do Windows, MDDW, Diana Beebe's Blog, science fiction, fantasy, young adult Now for a creature from Norse mythology. A valkyrie is one of a host of winged-female figures who choose who dies in battle. Then they select half of the slain to go to Odin’s hall of the slain, Valhalla. The other half go to Freyja‘s afterlife field F√≥lkvangr. I’m not sure how they choose who … Read the rest
Diana Beebe, Mermaids Don't Do Windows, MDDW, Diana Beebe's Blog, science fiction, fantasy, young adult Yikes! Life, the Universe, and Everything made me forget to publish this post for the Underwater Panther yesterday! This creature is like a giant cat, but might be covered in scales and has spikes running along its back and very-long tail. (I have to admit that my mermaid was a little disappointed that this beast … Read the rest

© 2012-2017 Author Diana Beebe - All Rights Reserved
Site Design by Memphis McKay | powered by techsurgeons
Any and all material on this blog, unless otherwise stated, are the work, intellectual material, and property of the sole creator of this blog, namely Diana Beebe.