Red Kelp (dryad)

Prospecting Trick or Treat Bounties

The mermaid finished carving October’s first jack-o-lantern and beamed happily as she turned it around, showing her wife. “Kelpie!” she cried out happily, her expression matching the pumpkin’s grin.

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Goatrude the Witch

Goatrude the Witch

While many creatures in the Netherworld can use a wide variety of magic natively, the study and practice of witchcraft – a specific discipline – is rare. Goatrude, a self-titled biography about a goat who does just this, is the selection of the week for the Peyroux Public Phantasmal Library Book Club.

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The Sandwich Thief

The Sandwich Thief

Morning sunlight crept through the window, finding Red Kelp, a dryad named after a sea frond, in the kitchen. Add hungry mermaid — to the kitchen, not the sandwich — and brunch would be ready.

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Kissing Girls with Horns

Kissing Girls with Horns

“M-may I?” the mermaid asked, biting her lip. In the years that would follow, Red would become overwhelmingly enchanted with this simple idiosyncrasy, adopting it often herself.

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Inktober #16 2017: Fat

Inktober #16 2017: Fat

Fat raindrops pound against the window. I drift to sleep in my tiny library.

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Monster Brunch art print

Monster Brunch art print ($6.00)

Brunch is an important meal for monsters and ghosts of all kinds.
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Happy Anniversary Strawberry and Red Kelp

The mermaid drew herself into a formal posture, imitating an especially prim character. In some private joke, she attempted to “hoot,” causing Red Kelp to double over with laughter.

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Sleepy Wives Club

“Ten more minutes of sleep, tell me about roots, then I’ll get up,” the mermaid promised hollowly.

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Halloween Masquerade

Halloween Masquerade

Penny P. Post, vampire, dressed as a bar of Ecto Bones chocolate, entered the hall on the arm of Zelda K. Arcadia, witch, dressed as Lemon Peel, the famed tiny yellow dragon.

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Come to Supper

Come to Supper

“What if no one likes my dish? Do you like it? Will you eat some Kelpie?” a rare note of worry shook Strawberry’s voice. “You made this last week, twice, because I devoured it and asked for more,” Red Kelp, dryad, said as she kissed her wife’s blushing cheek.

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Home Under the Water

Home Under the Water

Red Kelp, a dryad with an unusual name, hugged her wife’s waist and squealed in jubilation.

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