These aggressive creatures are the first of the Azh-Ayex (a sorcerous creation) encountered by the Cihndar. Whoever, or whatever created the Blades seemed to have instilled in their minds an innate hatred for the Cihndaren people. As such, they challenge the Cihndar at every opportunity.
Numbers swelling into vast armies, they attacked time and time again. They stabbed and slashed with their arm weapons. Whenever that wasn’t possible, they burned people down with lightning. Their dense, armor-like hide proved difficult to overcome.
When their attempted genocide of the Cihndaren people failed, they segregated their army into smaller clans. Hiding in forests and hills, they replenished their numbers, always looking for ways to fulfill the purpose for which they were designed…