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Old 06-09-2017, 06:09 PM   #4
Christopher R. Rice
 
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Default Re: Monster needed: feral zombie children

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Originally Posted by Apollonian View Post
I need a quick monster for tonight's game. The concept is Victorian street urchins/orphans possessed by malevolent, animalistic spirits - non-sapient. Does anyone know of published monsters or templates I could tweak to fit the bill?
So I heard a story from an old Cheyenne woman once about these terrifying creatures called "teihihani." They look like children from a distance, but are very much not so. They are strong as four men (sometimes ten) and attack in mobs. Depending on who tells the story teihihani were braves who died in battle but whose bloodthirst could not be sated even with death. They gathered in groups to hunt people and eat them and would eventually have to be killed (again) or they'd just spread and spread like locusts.
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