Since the dawn of humanity, we've held a love-hate relationship with the thrill of the hunt. Eat or be eaten. We've been able to find stories of mythical creatures devouring people throughout recorded history, many of which are still well-known today.

Modern pop culture loves to tap into the fairy tales and legends of its more recent past. No matter who you are, you can relate to the primal dangers of being eaten, and the timeless stories that don't shy away from that.

Today, with the world connected at your fingertips, these stories collide into a subgenre all its own.



narrative theme of predatory consumption.

Etymology: 2000s, borrowed from English -vore, from Latin vorare.