Prompt 5: Primal
Evilena Kuznetsova, Log 5:
W-we didn’t even hear it approaching. It just lunged out of nowhere, the only reason we even noticed it was because of Jackson’s screaming. We turned and saw this monster finishing the kill, Jackson h-he was one of our field researchers… Everyone drew a weapon to try and defend themselves, all except me, I was frozen… staring at Jackson’s body… Our stun batons didn’t seem to phase the beast, just enraged it further. As it played with it’s food prey, I ran to Jackson’s side, he was dead by the time I reached him… He was the youngest on the team… Such a bright future snuffed out. I glanced up and saw the beast on top of Damian as he tried to push back, it was snarling and growling the whole time, getting closer and closer. My fight or flight amped up and after another glance at Jackson I made my decision… I stood up and unsheathed the sword I was given, it felt heavy in my hands, but less so than my feet. I let out a guttural shout to rival the beast’s own roar. It turned to me snarling, prepared to charge, and leave Damian. My feet were cement as it lunged at me, I stood my ground. Then as the world fell away, down it’s black throat, I put all of my strength into a swing. I struck from the beast’s left side (one of it’s eyes were damaged there). The blade, whatever it was made of, managed to hack through it’s neck and it fell, dead and decapitated. I trembled and shook as I stared at it. After a few hours, and we had buried Jackson, we continued our trek. Coming upon a sign that pointed us to a swamp. We began our voyage, one friend now missing….
(Sorry for the really long ‘log’ here... It was going to be even longer but I had to stop myself. I am happy with the anatomy of this creature, but I feel the drawing overall could have been a lot better and more unique.)#art #junestars #primal #cat #sabertooth #drawing #digitalart #procreate