12. REANIMATE Undead, Brute
...For it had been a man. This much was clear despite the nauseous eyes, the voiceless simianism, and the daemoniac savagery. They dressed its wound and carted it to the asylum at Sefton, where it beat its head against the walls of a padded cell for sixteen years—until the recent mishap, when it escaped under circumstances that few like to mention. What had most disgusted the searchers of Arkham was the thing they noticed when the monster’s face was cleaned—the mocking, unbelievable resemblance to a learned and self-sacrificing martyr who had been entombed but three days before—the late Dr. Allan Halsey, public benefactor and dean of the medical school of Miskatonic University...
-H.P. Lovecraft, Herbert West- Reanimator A hapless victim of Herbert West's ghastly experiments in the reanimation of the dead. HW-R is not one of H.P.L.'s better stories, but, given the enduring popularity of Stuart Gordon's 1985 film adaptation, I thought that there should be a tip-of-the-hat in this set...
Plot Twists: +0
M:06-05-04- H-05-04-03-X Ravenous (Snack)
D:16-15-14-10-14-13-12-X Hey, That Looks Like... (Disguise)* / No Pain (Stamina)
D:01-00-01- H-00-00-01-X Savagery
*As per the HeroClix power Shapechange.