The top image is marked "Salamander." The middle left image is marked "Stone and eggs." The bottom image is marked "Flower Horse." None of them, I believe, made it into The Iron Dragon's Mother.
What I was reaching for here was not only characters but also items or creatures or situations that might fit into the novel. The images are still inchoate, still yearning to be transformed into word.
Above: For those who came in late, my latest novel, The Iron Dragon's Mother, will be published in 66 days. To draw attention to this fact, I'm serializing the Image Book I made to help me imagine a strange world for the book.