Another 30 I used extensively ... pretty much with two hours notice, when I had to whip up the students and faculty of an academy of music, from which the contestants in a major musical competition were drawn.
People argue about the true form of the beasts known as "Bloodtouches", since they seem to take dozens of forms. Unfortunately, their bite's effect isn't in doubt. Anyone bitten by the bright crimson beasts rapidly loses all hair; their skin color shifts to bloody red. Many people fear those under this curse; villages of blood-skinned outcasts huddle in the wilds.