Tag Archives: desert

Grassland Monster

(Image: Own Work) The Grassland Monster lived in the windy plains of South Africa. It had only one half of a human body, with monstrously long teeth and limbs, and where the other half of its body should be was dry grass waving in the wind. The monster prowled the grasslands during the day, stealing food […]

Kicking Monster

(Image: Hawk 21) The Kicking Monster, or The Monster Who Kicks People Down the Cliff, is a Navajo tale, and it was one of the first monsters that the Hero Twins slew in their many adventures. The Kicking Monster stood on the highest point of the steep, red sandstone cliffs of Wild Horse Mesa in Mesa […]

Giant (African)

(Image: Numah) In African mythology, God created giants before all other creatures, later sizing the idea down with humans. They were large enough to use elephant hides as water skins and to eat entire cows for a single meal. These giants were very possessive of water, needing a lot of it, and many human warriors […]