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Deathborn

Transmission & Vectors

Exposure of unborn child to heavy Death Magic. Family history of Deathweavers makes more likely.

Causes

Magic in one’s blood is too powerful, spills out to the rest of their body.

Symptoms

Physical Symptoms

Pale grey skin, thin colourless hair. Eyes are dull grey, and they are always thin to the point of illness.   Constantly sickly and weak, poor immune system, small for species. Life expectancy is shorter than it normally would be. Few survive childhood.  

Mental Symptoms

Often drawn to places with dead, tend to avoid living.  

Magical Symptoms

Blooded Deathweaver.   As Death Magic drains life from surroundings, easily noticed.

Treatment

There is no treatment for being Deathborn.

Prognosis

Constant status that lasts duration of creature's life.

Cultural Reception

Those that survive birth are feared. Midwives recommend abandoning afflicted children.

Type
Magical
Origin
Magical
Cycle
Chronic, Congenital
Rarity
Extremely Rare

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