The Faultfincher is the Avgad equivalent of a Galapagos woodpecker finch who lives in the deep, dark Ḥatitah Well Pits. His Darwinian roots caused his beak to evolve into a drill over time, and his eyesight to become very refined, even in low-light environments.
But being holed up in such a place has also devolved his personality — into a grouchy, overly critical one. When he gets mad, his drill can cause small earthquakes.
Habitat: Medinat Alef, Underground, Caves
Attributes: DOM 2R, VIG 1R, GRA 1R, CRE 2R, WIS 1R, PEA 0R, BLE 0R
INKTOBER DAY 27 (SNACK): The Moist Speedy Snack is a fermented mix of beans, peas and seeds. These yellow, black and gray grains are quick finger food. But the muddy taste earns little applause from Avgad’s oppressed peoples, who can’t afford to eat anything else.
Shoresh family: חטפ
Region: Medinat Kaf
Effect: Test VIGor PEAfor 1S. Success: Recover +1DN Liability
INKTOBER DAY 21 (BAD DOG): Beware: The Bog’s Frothing Dog is a bad boy!
This dangerous dog escaped its cage and headed for the swamp while still entangled by cables and shackled with a hooked chain anchor ax. A layer of caked-on peat moss and thick stitch scars protect the canine’s hide. The dog swims amid its own rabid foam, and its bite siphons off power while causing ritual contamination.
Shoresh family: בכל
Habitat: Medinat Taṿ, Swamp
Attributes: DOM 3R, VIG 3R, GRA 1R, CRE 1R, WIS 0R, PEA 0R, BLE 0R
The Rough Draft Armadillo is an animal partially made out of graphite pencil sketches. This unfinished feeling makes him feel insecure. When he can’t roll up, he protects himself by wearing plaster plating and hiding in mud and clay. He also wields an eraser on his tail to wipe out anyone who tries to erase him first.
Shoresh family: וטט
Attributes:DOM 1R, VIG 2R, GRA 2R, CRE 3R, WIS 1R, PEA 1R, BLE 1R
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