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Samaki

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Cooked or raw, they taste like camel urine. Unfortunately they are full of water and easy to catch. I’m tired of eating these sand-fish

Anjet of the Cenn Caerwaith

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The Samaki is a desert fish, a strange and impropable creature that swims through loose sand the way that most fish swim through the water. Unlike their aquatic kin, the Samaki have short and stubby fins that are more suited for piling through sand than water. The body retains a sleek profile and the mouth is noted for being large and well stocked with ripping teeth. The most common coloration is a dusky tan color mottled with metallic glints of silver and blue.

The average Samaki is no more than two feet long and as wide as a hand. There are two variations, however. The Bull Samaki can reach a size of some six feet and is as aggressive as a shark and capable of removing lower legs, arms to the elbow and smaller animals in a single bite. Thankfully, these Bull Samaki are rare.

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When the Nightmare war ripped through the Old Empire, many nobles kept stocked fish ponds and rare aquariums. As the tainted magic tore arable farmland in baked desert, it also reshaped the Samaki into desert sand swimmers. They retain water with incredible efficiency and are constant hunters, scavenging for carrion, pools of blood, insects, and the exposed hands and feet of the unwary.

As such, the Samaki play a dual role in the churning food chain of the desert Wastelands. The primary role is as a base food supply. The Chungwa wolves, and Dogo are more than willing to feast on basking Samaki, and many would be explorers have been able to survive by baiting and catching samaki and eating their bitter flesh. The second role is that of a scavenger and general refuse remover, cleaning up rotting corpses and other organic debris.



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