2018, oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches
Fishing boats had been reporting scattered sightings of something massive below the waves for weeks. You have to understand, this was before the early detection systems; back when people were still optimistic that whatever was causing these huge creatures to come ashore was going to end soon. Back before it became a regular thing.
It was good timing that she was there, but it wasn't luck. The Director, her friend and colleague, had cultivated an instinct for knowing which sightings to believe and which to ignore.
Soon enough, there would be two giants towering over that coastline.