Dark Sun: The Scorched World of Athas
Beneath the churning dust of the Sea of Silt lurk the ruins of lost civilizations and the relics of distant ages. The creatures that dwelled in these forgotten cities are gone, their bones now dust and ash. Yet these ruins are not as empty as many would believe. Strange creatures swim in the sea’s depths, tentacled horrors whose appetites for flesh are matched only by their enormous, grotesque forms.
The most common silt horrors are the ones lurking closest to shore; these are characterized by their pale white tentacles. Explorers who venture out into the Sea of Silt sometimes bring reports of larger, more dangerous breeds. Such stories include forests of brown or gray tentacles, horrors so large they dwarf the city-states, and other tales where the winds and silt turned against the traveler, closing off retreat and funneling victims back into the tentacles’ reach.