The Elder Things are aberrants created by Xa'an


Fourteen arms radiate from a central bulbous body, bloated and sagging under its own weight. The color and texture of the creature is reminiscent of intestine. Several stands of matter hang from the central segmented body, pale pink and coiled. These are its organs, sensory and otherwise, or what counts for such among these things. They wear their organs on the outside for one very good reason; when the things capture prey, a line forms along the bottom of the central body where there had been none before and it opens to reveal nothing but a cavity. The body is mouth, stomach, and intestine all in one. In this space there are teeth and tongues and other things that one dare not describe. One shudders to imagine the death that those it consumes must experience.