Naturally, I went to investigate. And man was it worth it:
Each page I flipped through was more horrifying than the last:
Early on the author decided she shouldn't be constrained by the "typical" features of a lion:
Soon she dispensed with looking like a lion entirely:
It's a bear!
It's a mouse!
It's a ... toad?
Finally, it lost all connection to the natural world:
And, in a chilling finale, we were left with this image:
I didn't buy the book, but frankly I should have. This is a work of utter majesty.