While technically alive, magnagogs have little in the way of personality and are driven via telepathic command.
Most folk would call an argillomatus a clay golem. They would be wrong.
The ancient prophet Oijas Bek uttered a cryptic prediction:
In the time of the Floating Ships,
In the Capitol of the Shattered Empire,
The False God will draw the people to his banner,
The Blasphemer shall don robes of righteousness.
No one is sure what he meant, but the various sects each have their theories, which they often fight over.