Upon hatching, your amberspice mouse looked around woozily, picked up a small piece of eggshell, and hugged it tightly before staggering into the box you had prepared and promptly falling asleep, still hugging the eggshell. A month later, your hatchling still spends most of the day sleeping in the box where it has begun collecting a small hoard. So far this hoard consists of two pencils, a small ball of brightly dyed wool yarn, one gold coin, the piece of eggshell, a small amethyst, one phoenix feather, and - most worryingly - a large golden pin you are fairly certain belongs to the Alvean student from across the hall. You console yourself with the knowledge that your amberspice mouse hasn't stolen anything truly embarrassing; well, not yet anyway.
Amberspice mice are incredibly quick and agile. They can be found anywhere and everywhere once autumn arrives, including places they are not supposed to be such as classrooms, kitchens, the library, Thane's wardrobe, and Belmos's desk. Because their fur smells of pumpkin and spices, amberspice mice were a popular pet when first introduced to the city of Synara. This excitement was quickly tempered by their kleptomaniac tendencies, a major problem in a city with so many artisans and merchants. The mice were quickly removed to the countryside, though it's rumored that more than a few amberspice mice hoards are still lost beneath the streets.
Sprite art: Tekla | Description: ShaiNeko