Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from M T McGuire

I don’t often Reblog but Charles Yallowitz has been doing a spot on his blog where people give him made up silly words and he comes up with a definition. Most of us have played this in the car on long journeys, right?

Anyway today he’s ‘done’ – if that’s the right word – mine. Enjoy.

Legends of Windemere

Today’s list comes from M T McGuire!  Enjoy the weekend!


A member of the crow family, this bird has a grainy coloration to help blend in with the wheat fields.  It feeds off insects and rodents, using its camouflage to sneak up on prey. There are sharp barbs on the underside of their wings, which can deliver a paralytic toxin for taken down larger prey like rabbits.  Gralarks can get fixated on shiny objects and have been known to get pulled into wheat threshers because a fallen item has stolen its attention.


This beast is covered in scabs caused by the hot water that it lives in.  The Scaboildan thrives in bubbling springs and sitting on the hot bottom creates a solid shell of rough skin.  These large amphibians have no pain receptors, so they are able to live within the dangerous water.  They move very slowly…

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3 responses to “Monsters, Magic Items, and Thingies from M T McGuire

  1. What an interesting collection of words! Are they legal in Scrabble?

  2. Mwah hahhargh! Sadly not. I wish they were. 😉



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