Morgowles, Smugairle-roin, Slefren for, most eldritch and unrelishable creatures that they are – the Medusa or Jellyfish.
New Lynsmouth towne was little expecting a pulsing, slithering, pullulating, gelatinous flotilla of Cnidaria to come wobbling and a-quiverin’ up the slipway and into the shops and houses of the wharf-side district, but that’s what happened. Stark slick glossy resilient epithelium envelopes of entropy and elegance – the jellies that swarmed in from the sea. Atavistic remote sinister beautiful rippling umbrellas of glasrudh blubber transparency – comb-jellies and primitive sea-squirts and cucumbers, drifting this way on the tide.
Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Cnidaria; Class: Scyphozoa; Order: Rhizostomatidae; Genus: Rhizostoma; Species: Rhizostoma pulmo. (Macri, 1778)
The slithering forms of the smuggled ruins of the morgue-owls.