Species: sirrita

What Originators really are

I thought about Ariana’s flowspace again and

My new image of it is that maybe there’s literally like a little world in there. A sort of small world, kinda fuzzy beyond its boundaries, but it’s there.

There’s like this meeting room in there where she and her characters can meet to discuss strategies, and these rooms each of the characters can pass time/sleep in if she needs to put them away for safekeeping. It’s kind of like an oddly thorough explanation of the RPG trope where party people clown-car into the main character to make the screen less cluttered :p

All the areas in Ariana’s flowspace world are mainly given details by her characters;

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Lil note to myself:

Finished up the mythical creatures guidebook page today. I may revise the definitions of some of them later but for now this is good.

Kimaira” and “Kamaileo” are not-Greek as I already explained.

Umao” is from umay/homaio, the somewhat griffin-like bird of Turkic/Persian mythology. I was looking for a traditional mythology about griffins beyond the heraldic use that I might find a name in and it was kinda hard to find one but then I remembered about those and it’s a reasonably good fit.

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Me: This faerie looks kinda like a Telefang monster

Me: …it would be fucking hilarious if faeries invented cell phones in this world

Me: Considering that they’re basically evil, if people knew where these phones were coming from they’d probably not want to use them

Me: ‘nope nope this supposed ‘mobile telephone’ as you call it is probably possessed’

Carbonado and the Techs… and stuff

I got like four post ideas in the shower and had to squash them all together whoops

Sirriparn

Spiriters originally were an Aeterna thing. They were just minor inland thieves. Then Sengra pirates came in and “stole” their faerie friends, displacing them in Ssairetta and expanding out into the ocean. From that point on Sirriparn went from minor boring unknown petty thieves to ridiculous truck-hijacking maniacs

It may be that Ssairetta’s weird habit of jumbling syllables in words (Ssiatterra? → Ssairetta, spiriter → sirripar) originally came from Sengra mangling Aeterna language because they didn’t care,

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