Felix's Field Guide to Otherworld Creatures

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Amberly * Brandee * Brazzle * Brittlehorn * Carrionwing * Creepy-biter * Cuddyak * Cutthroat * Diggeluck * Firebreather * Flame-bird * Gobbler fish * Japegrin * Lickit * One-eye * Pond-hopper * Quaddiump * Ragamucky * Riddle-paw * Shreddermouth * Sinistrom * Small-tail * Snagglefang * Stabber-bird * Tangle-person * Triple-head * Troggle * Vamprey * Wise-hoof * Worrit


Amberly (Elvex oleae)

Description

An elvish being with raven-black hair and honey-coloured skin. The females are extremely beautiful, and the males very handsome.

Behaviour

An old and noble race of desert-dwellers, skilled at architecture and horticulture and the weaving of magic carpets.


Brandee (Elvex vaporis)

Description

A genie. Looks like an amberly, with black hair and dark eyes, and wears long flowing robes. Usually has a dagger. Paired with a brass lamp, which varies in quality.

Behaviour

Generally subservient and obliging, but an expert with a dagger or a garrotte when necessary. Avid readers, and talented gardeners.


Brazzle(Aquila leonis)

Description

A griffin. Its front half is like an eagle and it has feathery ears, like an owl. Its back half is like a lion and itís the size of a grizzly bear. The males have blue wings and scarlet breast feathers, and the females are a golden colour.

Behaviour

Brazzles are very clever, and live for a long time. The males guard hoards of gold, and are mathematicians. The females are historians.


Brittlehorn (Equus cornis)

Description

A unicorn. It has a silvery-white coat, blue eyes, and a twisted horn in the centre of its forehead the colour of old ivory.

Behaviour

Brittlehorns are peaceful creatures that like meditating, but they can be depressingly vague. Theyíre able to make magical healing potions, and they live in herds.


 

Carrionwing (Avis horribilis)

Description

A harpy. The heads and shoulders of an old crone, and the body, legs and wings of a vulture.

Behaviour

Refuse disposers by profession, they are meteorologists in their spare time. They hold shriek-outs in thunderstorms, when they all fly around screaming at the tops of their voices.


Creepy-biter (Slimella nippa)

A segmented invertebrate, usually pink, and with lots of legs.

Behaviour

A parasite, that has a particular liking for big toes.


Cutthroat (Felis iugularis)

Description

A sabre-toothed tiger with two heads and six legs Ė four at the front, and two at the back.

Behaviour

A desert-dwelling carnivore that hunts alone, in pairs, or in small prides. Not the brightest of beasts, but very powerful.


Cuddyak (Bovus bicornis)

Description

A sort of yak-buffalo, with a rhino horn and long dark coarse hair. Their hooves are painted different colours, to show who their owner is.

Behaviour

Used as a beast of burden, and to pull carts. When threatened they like to form a circle, with the calves in the middle. They bellow loudly, and eat a lot.


Diggeluck (Elvex troglodytes)

Description

A gnome, always dressed in grey.

Behaviour

Diggelucks like digging, and being underground.


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