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  • " "These achivar are neither asleep nor feeding, and if we were to come to a stop the dyella might decide spineless Tran are more agreeable prey than speedy, spiny achivar.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • By raising and lowering their spines and adjusting how they lined up, the achivar could catch the wind and sail efficiently across the ice, like the dyella and the Slan-derscree, and dozens of other ice dwellers.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • In addition to their fur, the achivar were covered with meter-long spines.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • "As the icerigger left the achivar herd and its tormenting dyella behind, Moware fumed but had to be content with the images and sounds his recorder had captured.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • The trick in hunting achivar is to surprise them when they are resting or feeding and their spines are relaxed. "

    The Deluge Drivers

  • "The following afternoon they encountered not a herd of the achivar but a veritable spiny army, sweeping toward them from the south.

    The Deluge Drivers


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