Land of Firtinasi
"I can't wait till the people back in Beijing hear about this!"
"I don't think that's a good idea."
"There are people out there who might not have the most noble of intentions for my species."
A desert land of scorpion people that was hidden away for 1000 years for fear that humans would hunt them to extinction.
In the 1950's, a group called The Brothers of Noon surface, aiming to kidnap and murder scorpion people for parts to revive and unseal an ancient foe, Apep, the Soul Eater.
Apep's old foes, Maahes, Wepwawet, and Bastet, are said to show up in times of trouble to protect both worlds. Trouble is, they were last seen 1000 years ago and no one knows who might hold their power now.
Enter Boran, a studious desert scorpion person, Lin, a curious human, and Chae-Won, an over eager rainforest scorpion person. Lin stumbles upon Firtinasi accidentally while on a biology expedition in Kazakhstan.
Two scorpion people and a human. How interesting. I wonder how long it'll take them to find my heart... (Hissing noises, deep chuckling)