The Brédin explained. “Do you see its tongue?” He pulled the black muculent thing to length. “Do you see the round hollow in its center?”
The Bond inspected and confirmed the deep crater that sat in the middle of the beast’s tongue.
“Normally in that hole, fastened by a fleshy netting, sits a Black Pearl. And whosoever takes the life of a Naskaw inherits that Black Pearl, which grants to them as many lives as the Beast took.”
Miist (The Bone Grit Historeum)