From within the distant light spewing from Mount Praetorous rose the form of black, wriggling tentacles. The volcano itself was far away, which meant those tentacles were a size beyond measure. They writhed and thrashed, silhouetted by the blinding beam of blue light.
But that was not the only threat. Shadowy forms flitted across the sky. Some descended upon New Everitt. Strobe-like flashes of lightning lit strange, eldritch creatures that raked across rooftops, sending clay shingles crashing to the streets. Bera and River shielded their heads as the shingles shattered around them. —From Defend, an entry in the Tome of CHAOS