Murgatranthes Althedor

Known as: Murgatranthes or Tranthus. Don’t call her Mur, Murg, Murgy etc., she hates that. Occasionally known as That Blue Bastard or That Feathery Fuck.
Gender: Seml.
Pronouns: she/her
Type: Ontos/agrilthean fusion.
Powers: Thunder and ice. Her thunder is exceptionally strong even for an ontos.

Chitinous, mobile claspers/spikes on chest (plus the large static spike at the bottom)
Wing fenestra
Angular horns

Murgatranthes has a strong background in accountancy and related skills, and used to work for a prestigious museum as head of budget and security. She was later dismissed, having been promoted past her point of competence and damned if she was going to admit it. She was soon taken on by her friend Silrathus as an accountant, that being the part of her old job that she was in fact very good at.

Tranthus isn’t much of a threat to humans. She wouldn’t bother to hurt you unless ordered to by a superior demon or a summoner, and would probably just disdainfully ignore you. She wouldn’t lie to you just for lying’s sake; only if it was funny.

Murgatranthes isn’t an ideal choice for a demon-summoner. She’s not that difficult to summon, and has strong thunder magic to offer. However, she’s quite easy to startle or excite and gets bored easily, which can be taxing on a summoner’s patience. She completes contracts to an unremarkable standard; performing the minimum amount of work needed to satisfy. You can’t complain, but you won’t find cause to recommend her either.

Murgatranthes is somewhat like a cat in personality: arrogant, aloof, highly strung and frequently annoying, yet quite affectionate.

Murgatranthes is a fusion — when two demons are too dissimilar to reproduce normally (such as Varin and Krog), the only way they can have a child is to create one by fusing their magical essences. The child will probably be a messed up abomination, but will most resemble whichever of its parents laid its egg. (That’s why Murgatranthes has the surname Althedor – demons usually take the surname of whichever parent laid their egg or gave birth to them.) Varin and Krog decided that Krog should be the one who laid the egg, because Krog has stronger magic and would be more likely to pass this on. Krog laying the egg would also increase the chances of Murgatranthes being born with wings. Ontos have very stable magic, which is why Murgatranthes came out as an elegant creature of the same form as her egg-laying parent. A Varin-born Murgatranthes would look more messed up because Varin’s weaker and more mercurial magic would have governed her form.

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