jordankwalker:

The Long Horned Beach Ambler

Found along the entire stretch of the Napsidian Coast, beach amblers – or Free’lk cee as they are known by the Napsidians – are lethargic carrion feeders that crawl out of the sea around dusk and dawn. while they are often seen dragging themselves along the shoreline, these four foot long animals are in fact fish, with a highly derived lung that allows them to breath comfortably on land for extend periods of time. their powerful pectoral fins pull the weight of most of their body, while their stubby anal fins often get in the way more than they help. Their tough scales prevent harm from coming to them if they are dashed against the rocky coast by waves, and it are also fireproof; further deterring travelers from cooking them even if their powerful jaws are not warning enough. They often gather in groups along the roots systems of sea grasses and rocky crags in the early morning, scavenging for the dead and dying trapped by the retreating tide. It is not uncommon to find males of this variety flaunting their long horns about in territorial disputes, though always careful not to actually touch each other’s horn. Nothing is known about what they do when the tide washes in and and they return to the sea. Some clusters of Napsidians believe that they swarm in a great school around the sun at the bottom of the sea each night, to keep it warm before it rises out of the frigid water to bring the light of morning.