They thought it defeated.
Its hideous shapeless mass: buried and gone forever. Its death the prelude to an everlasting era of warm happiness and sunny days.
But the beast was merely bidding its time and has finally returned.
Stronger than ever, steeped in the blood and hopes of the thousand brave men it has devoured whole, its bone-shivering ululating howls fill the space…
From the deepest, darkest, recesses of the Winter storage closet, the kotatsu is calling.