"Ahhh my pretties, the time is almost ripe for your special unveiling" he cackled, drawing a key from his filthy robe.
" Many hours have been spent crafting your new forms, and it is time to prove your worth to our illustrious master"
He limped from cage to cage as he crooned, inserting the key into rusty locks which squealed their protest as they moved, showering rust onto the filthy floor.
Barbarus stepped back and waited expectantly as the doors slowly swung outwards. Cavities of blackness were revealed, like decaying sockets in a skull. Slowly the sound of shuffling increased in volume as movement could be seen in the depths of each cage. Suddenly loud bangs erupted and showers of confetti streamed from within, balloons appeared and floated fitfully towards the low ceiling, bobbing there until they were caught in gusts of foul reeking wind, and sent spinning crazily to the extremeties of the room.
The shapes revealed within moved slowly forward, shuffling ungainly and squinting as they came into the light. Foul creatures they were, tubes and coils of wire erupted from bloated humps and deformed limbs trailed behind their mutilated bodies . Twisted and mutated beyond all recognition, they were sad parodies of their former selves. Artists, musicians, and craftsmen they once were, plucked ignominiously from their homes, stripped of their armour and forced to suffer horrendous tortures at the hands of their captors
"Aaahhh my guardians, are you ready?"
Of course your feedback on these is much appreciated. What do you think of them? Do they work or look a little crap?
Ta ta for now