longest ever fangle flight recorded on niamine
The System’s longest ever fangle flight has been recorded on Niamine, beating the previous distance of 30 yards by over 47 miles.
The fangle, a Tantarian redcrest by the name of Billowous George, departed from his roost in the Amberhorn Grasslands of Dawn Hollow in the early hours of Termilight evening. His journey took him over the contested region of Whiskerwound, the picturesque slopes of the Patchwork Hills, and (miraculously) through the precarious Whirlwind Fang Domain.
He eventually came in to land at the village of Mt. Mothbite in the Fleabite Foothills late this morning. Locals were unsurprised by George’s arrival, as ‘things blow in from the sky sea all the time; just last month, a whole back garden from a village in Plethora showed up, so Tespin got the new patio furniture they’d been praying for. Can’t do much with a fangle though, so we sent him back from whence he came.’
When asked how a flightless bird could make such a monumental journey, George’s rearer merely shrugged and said ‘nobody told him he couldn’t. George has always been a bit like that, finding loopholes and the like. He’d probably be an alright lawyer, if it wasn’t for his morality.’ George himself had little to say on the matter — fangles, though perfectly capable of expressing theirselves through an (admittedly esoteric and highly contextual) language, are a painfully shy species.
Maximillian Underborough, Chief Spiritcaller of the Divine House of Niamine, believes George’s flight was more than just a remarkable feat for fanglekind:
‘I am certain that this is a prognostication. It is eerily reminiscent of the first in a series of grave omens divined by our forebears: “When the Flightless are in Flight, the Sightless are in Sight, and Twisted Figures haunt the Night; then, the dreadful fires of the Chaos Engine will Alight”.’
Sinister prophecies aside, George has certainly left some remarkable talonsteps for his fellow fangles to follow in.
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