Egg Vehicle in Tacillia | World Anvil


The Egg is a unique vehicle used by mostly the Burrowers to traverse the inside of Cutter. Domesticated vangolas pull it through the passages of the mountain.
The shape of the Egg does not resemble an actual egg. It is named after the feeling almost every valturo feels when they exit the vehicle after their journeys. It is made from shells of dead vangola to fit nicely into the mountain passages. Using vangola shells also makes them more durable within the smaller shafts. Small sheets of transparent intal are added at the front and back to see something of their path and to control the vangola.
Depending on the task, the Egg is outfitted differently. The miners and scavengers usually take generic equipment with them. It is used to collect anything they encounter. The hunters take some generic equipment with them, but they are mostly outfitted with weapons to take down any crazed vangola. They all take special tranquilizers to subdue young vangolas if they run into one.
The travel time the Burrowers take with these vehicles is usually a few hours or a couple of days. It is hard to carry enough food and water with you for an extended period. When the miners go on longer missions, they link up one or more additional Eggs. This way, they can carry more food, water, and equipment to their destination and hopefully more minerals, crystals, and meat on the way back. The most extended expedition was to the Cutter's other side. It took a convoy of 10+ Eggs and valturos of various organizations to make it to the other side.
Yes, we call it egg because it is cramped, you can not see anything, and it is as hard to get out of it as when you are born
— Dureck, valturo Burrower


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Aug 6, 2022 02:13 by Marc Zipper

What is the time of the vehicle and how it works. you did an awesome job describing its purpose and ability.

Let's have fun creating the impossible, building new worlds, and all types of possibilities. Valcin
Aug 14, 2022 12:26

Thank you for commenting one of my articles! It means a lot to me. What do you mean by “time of the vehicle”? Its speed and all that stuff? Because reading the article through again I agree that it lacks heavily in that area.

Aug 14, 2022 13:42 by Marc Zipper

Sorry I meant to say time in the vehicle. I wounding how long they could be in it. With limited food water and dose have a way for them to breathe. For this prompt, I made inclose as well. one that travels in mountain thought lava but it got stoping potions, about ever hour to two hour to let them out to get freash oxygen.

Let's have fun creating the impossible, building new worlds, and all types of possibilities. Valcin
Aug 14, 2022 14:43

Oh, okay. I understand. Truth to tell, I don’t know. That is an extremely good point. I’ll add it to my list to add something to the article when we can modify them again. Thanks a lot for pointing that out!!!