The Green Martian of Bassoon



"Coming, as they did, over the soft and soundless moss, which covers practically the entire surface of Mars with the exception of the frozen areas at the poles and the scattered cultivated districts, they might have captured me easily, but their intentions were far more sinister."

- Edgar Rice Burroughs, Princes of Mars

These green skinned warriors where the first creatures John Carter encountered on Bassoon (Mars). They stood 15' in height, had six limbs as is common on Bassoon, and wore no clothing. Two white pearly tusk pultrude from both male and females. Most are nomadic but some gather to old cities.

The recent John Carter of Mars (Disney) movie did a wonderful job depicting these creatures and their culture.


For the upcoming Monsters of Literature coloring book.