The Bestiarum Vocabulum is the wizard’s encyclopedia of faerie beasties and mundane crossovers living in the lake and forest near Lita’s castle.
nymph [nimf] noun, c.1350; ME nimphe < L nympha < Gr nýmphē bride; also water demon, wood demon, or air demon.
- Denizen of the Clockpunk Wizard world.
- A class of minor demons that inhabit automaton bodies, conceived of as beautiful maidens inhabiting the ocean, rivers, rills, woods, trees, air, mountains, meadows, etc., that attend a rural sorceress. Nymphs are known for their amorous freedom, which separates them from other minor demons. The nymph’s sexual forwardness is especially dangerous for male travelers far away from home.
- See “3 Naughty Ladies of Fantasy Fiction” and “Bestiarum Vocabulum: Dryad”