topic: beasts /


Aquar are a species, probably native to the Earthsky, though there is another larger species that is found to the north of the Guarded Land. In the wild, aquar are dun and mottled, or lightly striped. The Chosen, and probably the Quyans before them, have bred silver aquar, a paler almost white race, as well as the rarer black ones. The use of the latter is restricted to the Ichorians. These Chosen breeds are larger […]


Plainsmen use drag-cradles to transport people unable to walk or ride an aquar, and to carry baggage. Essentially a drag-cradle is a stretcher one end of which is attached to a saddle-chair, and the other which drags along the ground. I made the model shown above as a way to explore the way saddle-chairs, drag-cradles and other Plainsman aquar equipment worked.


Huimur are the most common beasts of burden of the Commonwealth, and are found everywhere on the raised roads. Huimur are characterised by their four horns and bony crests.