- A misperception about yourself. A place on the mirror where we cannot bear our own reflection. Your own ego. A place in the mirror where we do not recognize the reflection as ourselves. Desire that has become bent and twisted from fear. Desire that has been crushed or shattered. Physical hunger can drive us to do things we would not otherwise choose. It is the same with other forms of hunger. When we feel starved for love or acceptance. What makes the monster a monster? Is there any other possible interpretation?