This is a word that Gene Wolfe would use to describe some fantastical monster. You could tell someone that it was a minor part of the Book of the New Sun, and they'd believe you without hesitation. Alzabo, destrier,... alastor. Yep.alastor, n.Usually with capital initial. An avenging demon or god. More generally: any avenger of … Continue reading Vengeance pursues! They are heating the cauldrons!