Dungeons and Dragons
DEEP IN THE SWAMPS OF A MARSHY ISTHMUS the size of a small continent, a self-proclaimed god who calls herself the Lizard Queen demands worship from the native lizardfolk and tribute from all others.
This ponderous beast is unlike any black dragon known to adventurers or sages. Others of her kind are sinuous and slender, with low-slung bodies, but Gulgol is a massive, corpulent creature. Leathery flesh bulges between scales that never grew sufficiently to cover her astonishing bulk. It hangs in rolls from her tail, from her neck, and beneath her squinting, porcine eyes. She breathes heavily with exertion, her legs bent beneath her heavy body, and her voice is a deep rasp punctuated by sharp inhalations.
Do not mistake her corpulence and pumping breath for a sign of weakness, or assume that her
inherent laziness makes her an easy target. Those who do rarely survive to appreciate the magnitude of their error.