Female Hatchling

Female Hatchling
Name: unnamed
Species: Maza Iteiri
Birthday: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Owner: ChichiBlack

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Like all spirit deer, maza iteiri never eat and instead obtain their energy from celestial bodies. They take in energy from the sun, and are most active at midday. While maza iteiri are not born in this realm, it is common to see their fawns wandering around with adults in the northern plains of Foenara, especially around human towns. Though the young do not yet possess antlers, they still have healing powers, and seem to be born with an inherent understanding of magic. In general the fawns are shy but curious, staying well out of reach of humans they do not know, but often within sight. With time, they may come to form a special bond with a particular human, lending them some of their healing miasma in dire times.

While many species of deer can be found throughout the west, only a few are known to roam other planes of existence. The so-called spirit deer – shika mizu, maza iteiri, and fia puca – tread the line between the living and the dead, said to be harbingers and messengers each with their own role to play in our world. As creatures born of another plane, little is understood about their magic, which seems to be a sort all of its own, related to the life energy that gives all things breath. They cannot be harmed by human spells, and at certain points in the day they may cease to interact with this world at all, fading away until they appear as ghosts, or disappear altogether. Each variety of spirit deer derives its power from a celestial body – the fia puca draws from the moon, the maza iteiri from the sun, and the shika mizu from the two of them together. Each deer sports a small flame that flickers above its head, and will protect this flame at all costs, for if it goes out, the deer will vanish, its tie to this world broken.

Sprite art: Tekla | Description: PKGriffin