Phoenix

These birds of fire are common in Orma, where they are seen as creatures of luck and are often breed for export to other countries. They live wild in the deserts of Orma, but in countries outside of Orma they are only owned by nobles or the very wealthy.

The mating ritual involves the male’s feathers igniting, and the male with the greatest fire display wins the most mates. The female is smaller in size and doesn’t ignite her feathers. As the season goes on, the male’s feathers grow frailer and frailer until they are completely lost by the end of the fall. New feathers begin growing in almost immediately in preparation for the next year’s mating season.

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