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 The mind flayers are thoroughly evil beings, although this is not by
 choice nor is any action they take intentionally a malicious one.
 They just fail to comprehend the meaning of happiness, compassion or
 any positive emotion for that matter, and the closest to being content
 a mind flayer can get is when it is feeding on a brain, which they for
 some reason must devour. The emotions that drive a mind flayer forward
 are related to pride, twisted curiosity and self-satisfaction, and
 quite a few tend to be rather decadent and sadistic.

 Every now and then, for some reason, a mind flayer starts exhibiting
 the generally unknown emotions and the thoughts derived from them, and
 gets summarily banished from their community. For years, it has been
 these exiles that have wandered into the cities of men. It was not
 until very recently that rumours started circulating in Cantador,
 about a colony of this sinister race, of which nothing is truly known.
 The exiled members of the race have never even mentioned any cities of
 theirs, for whatever reason, and for long it was suspected that they
 have none. They never spoke of their origins, either, but there are
 old tales that claim that a mind flayer is actually a strange parasite
 that takes over a victim, changing its body completely, twisting the
 flesh into the hideous form, and as such one is not just born as a mind

 A typical member of the race resembles a thin humanoid with a gaunt,
 spidery build. A mind flayer's head looks like four-tentacled octopus,
 while some reports speak of encounters with individuals with a many as
 six face-tentacles. Under the prominent brow ridges, set deep in the skull,
 are two pupilless, uniformly milky white eyes. The soft skin of a mind
 flayer is typically a dark shade of mauve--although occasionally shades
 ranging from a blueish-green to dark purple are met--and is covered by a
 thin coating of mucus. The tentacles of a mind flayer vary from two to
 four feet in length and surround a circular, jawless mouth, which is ringed
 with several rows of small teeth. A mind flayer has three long, slender
 fingers and an opposable thumb on each hand, and two webbed toes on each

Strength:     poor                Dexterity:    below average       
Intelligence: very good           Wisdom:       very good           
Constitution: low                 Charisma:     repulsive           
Size:         medium              

They are far superior to humans, and therefore earn much less experience.
Their basic healing ability is poor.
Their untrained mana regeneration is quick.
They have weak stamina.
They may master all but the most difficult of arcane powers.
They are somewhat slow in mastering arcane powers.
They may master all but the most complicated of skills.
They are somewhat slow learners of skills.
They can see magical auras.
They can see in the dark.
They can not eat normal food.
They can manage with little food.
They are considerably susceptible to physical.
Their skin requires moisture, lest it shrivels and splits.
They must seek nutrition in specially prepared food and within brains.
Their bones are soft and somewhat fragile.
They have a group mind which empowers them.
Their musical aptitude is below average at best.

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