The pair sat hunched in the dimly lit church - tucked as neatly away as they could manage while she wept. Full body tremors rolling through her in a way that made it impossible to stand. To move. To think. All she could see were flashes of nightmarish creatures reaching for her time and time again. As the young girl wept, the Raven propped up on her knee could only make soft noises of distress. Beak tapping gently at her forehead to try and coax her out of it.
“ Don’t cry, sweetling. They are but illusions - they aren’t real. ”
Lorraine shook her head vehemently, pulling further into her self and her little corner. Invoking a gruff croak of irritation from the Daemon before her. He opened his jaw to speak when the sound of someone approaching reached him. A click of his beak and he flew up out of their spot, sticking close to the shadows to peer out into the chapel… Then a louder grunt of displeasure left him.
“You again. Meddling little busybody. Can’t you see this place is occupied? Go on, now. Away with you! ” the Raven jeered, wings flapping in distress as his head craned downwards towards the soft call of ‘ Lucian, stop. ‘
Look into the eyes of a chicken and you will see real stupidity. It is a kind of bottomless stupidity, a fiendish stupidity. They are the most horrifying, cannibalistic and nightmarish creatures in the world.
Werner Herzog on chickens. Or, as we now know them, capitalists.
So why don’t we talk more about how Bionicle has a unknowable plane of darkness inhabited by creatures like the Zivon? Like, what else might be there? What horrors did Krahka and Tahtorak witness? Can Krahka now turn into nightmarish creatures from that plane? Discuss.