It can be no other than a mistake of nature, the Pyrbäggling. It is a horrid creature, stooped and crooked it walks forth in twitchy motions on uneasy legs, as if not accustomed to using them, as if not their own. Scholar-artists tasked with drawing them have managed with the rudimentary, catching the gist of their form, seen as a mix of a crab and fire elemental, but this will never do justice to the dread one feels when seeing it in motion. It moves as though tearing through the fabric of reality, moving back and forth between our world and the other planes, blurring everything around it into a mess of impressions both mundane and primordially frightful. May mercy find those that become it's prey.
Thanks Robin Johansson for turning my idea into something. Thanks Erik Trötter Rosenborg for writing this awesome text!
Henrik is a freelance illustrator hailing from the cold forests of Sweden.
As a youth he was an avid player of roleplaying games and took a great interest in the nordic folklore, giving him a steady base of creatures and beings that he breathes life into with his own twist, pushing the fantastic into the previously unimagined.
Most of his freelancing have been done for many TCGs such as Dragonborne by Bushiroad and Cryptozoic Entertainment's Hex: Shards of Fate.
As a roleplayer, Henrik prefer to lead rather than simly play, with a burning passion for telling stories and weaving immersive ...
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