Invasion of the Giant Cockroaches

From the Shadows relates a tale of one woman’s encounter with an overgrown cockroach. It’s astonishing and unbelievable, but this makes everything all right:

“Then I remembered a Chuck Norris movie and I dropped to my buns on the floor and kicked its ankles out from under it with my tennis shoes,” Jenice said. “Then I kicked it in the face.”

It’s like something out of Unknown Armies. An avatar of the Green Mother uses its channel of abundance to grow over-sized cockroaches, then unleashes them against the populace in an attempt to advance the archetype’s causes of wild growth.

Alternately, it’s a page ripped from GURPS Cabal or even Mutants & MastermindsFreedom City: the reptoids — or the mole people, lead by Terra King, depending on your poison — stage a morale-boosting action against the cockroach men, driving them from the upper-most levels of the Inner-Earth cave system into the sub-basements and sewers of the surface world. Fun ensues as the cockroaches make variously peaceful and violent advances to humans, depending on which faction of cockroach society they identify with, and human authorities come into conflict with the reptoid nation when they try to drive the displaced roaches back down below.

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