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The Altar by TheMorlock The Altar by TheMorlock
My mother and I were walking along the beach a couple days ago when we stumbled upon this chilling scene: a primitive but nonetheless elegant and impressive stone structure topped with the flayed carcasses of two crabs. What could this be? A sacrifice to some bloodthirsty crab deity? What primordial invertebrate gods do these crustaceans worship? Does some primitive benthic impulse moves them to erect such structures and sacrifice their own to appease these temperamental beings? Now as we speak, are simple arthropod minds stirring, awakening, becoming aware and awake to their place in the universe? And will they rise against us to reclaim the dry surface of this planet from the lung-breathers?
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:iconthedubstepaddict:
TheDubstepAddict Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Is u still aliv
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Student General Artist
Yes, just taking forever to finish my latest artwork.
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TheDubstepAddict Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yey
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JustaRandomGourgeist Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
seems like the crabs have an uprising
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2016  Student General Artist
AN UPRISING! THEY WILL TAKE BACK THIS EARTH! DO YOU HEAR THEM STIRRING IN THE DEEP?
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Crowford210 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student Artist
Reminds me of when my sister and I were in a Californian half-dried lake, It truly looked prehistoric, so we imagined that It was a ancient landscape with dinosaurs and other prehistoric beast, so we built effigy like structures analogous to this one.    
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student General Artist
Awesome!
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:iconjuniorwoodchuck:
juniorWoodchuck Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016
I can’t help thinking of Death Stranding when looking at this picture... I’m guessing it’s because of the crabs 
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student General Artist
I don't really know that game, but Norman Reedus is cool.
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:iconjuniorwoodchuck:
juniorWoodchuck Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016
Yeah, me neither... there have only been two trailers so far and neither of them really gives any clues about what it actually is about... it looks very intriguing though 
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:iconcrowford210:
Crowford210 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2016  Student Artist
*holds baby*
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:iconjuniorwoodchuck:
juniorWoodchuck Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016
*floats in the sky*
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:iconcrowford210:
Crowford210 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2016  Student Artist
* Del Toro looking worried*
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:iconhublerdon:
HUBLERDON Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
DEEP ONES.
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student General Artist
Exactly!
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:icongwiber49ofireland:
Gwiber49ofIreland Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
Our time has come...
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student General Artist
*GASP* Are you one of them?
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:icongwiber49ofireland:
Gwiber49ofIreland Featured By Owner Edited Dec 3, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
No!   I was just being a goofball!   But that altar is a sign that we need to get to Mars though.
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016  Student General Artist
I don't believe you. I think you are a crab. Or several piled together in human costume.
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:icongwiber49ofireland:
Gwiber49ofIreland Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
I should be thinking the same!
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:icondesorages:
DesOrages Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
SPOOOOKY! XD
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student General Artist
We doomed.
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:icondesorages:
DesOrages Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
We must appease the mighty crustacean lords! All hail Czcxhjxc'cx!!
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016  Student General Artist
CZCXHJXC'CX FTAUGHN!!!!!
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:icondesorages:
DesOrages Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
PH'NGLUI MGWL'NAFH CZCXHJXC'CX R'LYEH WGAH'NAGL FHTAGN!
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2016  Student General Artist
YGYUJBTKJL MUKPKJYLBT LYOIUJ FMNK'VBNKMC CKJIYGJYUM BHGFDUJKJMH GHFDR!!!!
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:icondesorages:
DesOrages Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
XD
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2016  Student General Artist
 v uvygt uyg nhuj huj ikjhyv ihy jikhuy h jnhiy jiu

exactly
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:iconjurassicjacob:
JurassicJacob Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016
Scared Cute Mini-Freddy Chat Icon 
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:iconhelixdude:
Helixdude Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'd still take this crab god over Yahweh any day.
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Student General Artist
Crab god hungers for flesh. Yehweh merely demands foreskins.
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:iconlolcat013:
Lolcat013 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Professional Writer
BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD! CRAB CARCASSES FOR THE CARCASS THRONE!
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Student General Artist
LET HIS HOLY CLAWS BREAK MY SHELL AND REND MY FLESH!!! LET HIM FEAST ON MY ENTRAILS AND BE SATISFIED!!!!
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:iconlolcat013:
Lolcat013 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Professional Writer
IT IS A GOOD PAIN!
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student General Artist
IT IS HOLY ECSTASY!!!
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:iconlolcat013:
Lolcat013 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016  Professional Writer
RAAAAAGHH!!! BRING MORE CARAPACES FOR THE THRONE!!! SPILL BLOOD IN THE CRAB GOD'S NAME!!!
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016  Student General Artist
*orgiastic claw-snapping intensifies*
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:icontheshinalex:
TheShinAlex Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
XD Extreme is me reading the description
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:iconthemorlock:
TheMorlock Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Student General Artist
CRABTHULHU!!!!!
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:icontheshinalex:
TheShinAlex Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
OH NO CTHUL I mean... CRABTHULHU!
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:iconcrowford210:
Crowford210 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student Artist
looks like I just found my new religion.....
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:icontheshinalex:
TheShinAlex Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
All hail lord Crabthulhu
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:iconcrowford210:
Crowford210 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student Artist
May I replace my disgusting endo-skeleton for a godly exo-skeleton.....
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:icontheshinalex:
TheShinAlex Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
no
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:iconcrowford210:
Crowford210 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016  Student Artist
yepity yep
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TheShinAlex Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
only Lord Crabthulhu can
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