|It passed directly underneath. Sak chirped quietly from Dusk’s shoulder; the second bird seemed to have some sense of the danger. Creatures like the shadow did not hunt by smell or sight, but by sensing the minds of prey.|
—— Dusk, about shadow
Shadow is a sea-dwelling creature on the First of the Sun, only living in the waters near Pantheon. It is also called a deepwalker by some Homeislers. Like many creatures native to Pantheon, it hunts by sensing minds of other living creatures, making protection bestowed by mind-shielding Aviar essential for unarmed boats. It is as wide as six narrowboats tied together. It also possesses protrusions (claws or tusks) sharp enough to gouge rocks.