I'm really excited to get to participate in another blog fest. This one is called Monster Fest and is headed by Sommer Leigh. There are not many rules for it, but she offers some things to inspire if you need them. I decided to focus on a specific monster from one of my favorite series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Drusilla was a sweet young girl, pure of heart and with psychic sight. This gift would haunt her, as it was frowned upon in her time (and to an extent, still is). She felt as though she was evil and tried to push aside these gifts, going so far as to enter a convent in order to try and rid herself of this evil gift. Unfortunately for her, she would not run far enough. A vampire named Angelus had set his sights on her and was determined to make her one of them. To corrupt the goodness he could see in her.
One night, after having stalked and harassed her, Angelus would go to that convent with another vampire named Darla and wreak havoc on Dru's peaceful new home. He killed everyone in there, triggering a psychotic break in Drusilla that would plague her the rest of her days as a vampire. She became just as cruel and dangerous as any other monster on the show, maybe even more so. She did, after all, have this innocence about her that made her seem less threatening at first to some. Once she spoke, however, she was terrifying. She still had the sight she tried to hard to run away from, but her psychosis forced the words out in an eerie way.
I think that's what makes her so interesting. She's far more unpredictable than Angelus or the other demons. She can be dancing and clapping with joy one moment and throwsing a massive fit the next. You never know what is going to set her off and when. Here is a link I found that shows her creepiest moment. So what do you think of Drusilla? Do you have a favorite monster or species of one? Comment back and let's talk about it!