Note - This post is part of the 30 Day D&D Challenge.
Day 16 - Favorite Monster (Aberration)
The Rust Monster holds a special place in my heart. There's an old story that Gary Gygax stole the design of the Rust Monster from a cheap plastic toy. Long before I liked D&D, I used to have one of those toys. I called it a Clodhopper, and one of my Star Wars figures kept it as a pet. The first time I saw a picture of one in a D&D Monster Manual, the first thing I thought was, "Hey! I used to have a toy of that!"