Special Sub-Topic: Tortall Immortals
|There are lots of immortals; giants, stormwings, griffins, basilisks, tauroses, coldfangs, dragons, centaurs, unicorns, winged horses, winged apes, and what else?|
Ogres. Ogres are immortals. Marmosets are monkeys, like Zek in "The Emperor Mage". Duckmoles are animals. Puffins are birds.
|What is it that marks an animal as an immortal?|
Silver claws. Kitten (Daine's dragon) has silver claws and that is what marks her as a immortal. The badger also has silver claws.
|What is the name of the immortal that hunts for thieves?|
Coldfang. Triston in "Wolfspeaker" used a coldfang to guard his study.
Also in "Wolf speaker", Daine meets a coldfang because the wolves had stolen the humans' weapons.
|Which immortal knows every language there is and is extremely tall?|
Basilisk. Tkaa, from "The Immortals" and "Protector of the Small" is a basilisk. He can speak human, dragon and everything else. He can mind-speak with Daine. He is also extremely tall and that was a bit of a shock for Kel when she first saw him.
|Which immortal has steel wings?|
Stormwing. Stormwings have the head of a human, steel wings, silver claws as feet and are usually evil. Basilisks don't even have wings.
|Which of these is not an immortal?|
Cloud. Cloud is Daine's horse, an ordinary member of the "people" family, not an immortal. Tkaa is a basilisk, and basilisks are immortals too.
Skysong is Kitten's real name. Kitten is a dragon, and dragons are immortals.
|Which of these is an immortal?|
Griffin. Arram is Numair's childhood name. Peachblossom is Kel's horse. Mindelan is where Kel and her family come from.
A griffin is an Immortal.
|What animals are spidrens most like?|
Spiders and humans. Spidrens are like spiders and humans. They have the head of a human, but have spider's legs and are quite big. They are usually bad creatures.
|How do dragons speak?|
In whistles and clucks. Daine could not understand her when Kit spoke to Tkaa and when she unlocked things with her magic because Kit speaks in whistles and clucks and clicks. To communicate they mind-speak.
|Finally, where do most immortals live?|
Realms of the gods. The immortals were sealed in the Realms of the gods by human mages. When the gate in between broke a lot came through to the human realms but a lot stayed.
Did you find these entries particularly interesting, or do you have comments / corrections to make? Let the author know!
Send the author a thank you or
Submit a correction