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'''Leechfinger''' is one of the [[Kith (CTL)|sub-types]] of the [[Darkling (CTL)|Darkling]] [[Seeming (CTL)|seeming]] - [[Changeling (CTL)|Changeling]] who steal life from humans, grain by grain, drop by drop, with just a touch. Theirs is the [[Blessing (CTL)|blessing]] of [[Sap the Vital Spark]].
 
'''Leechfinger''' is one of the [[Kith (CTL)|sub-types]] of the [[Darkling (CTL)|Darkling]] [[Seeming (CTL)|seeming]] - [[Changeling (CTL)|Changeling]] who steal life from humans, grain by grain, drop by drop, with just a touch. Theirs is the [[Blessing (CTL)|blessing]] of [[Sap the Vital Spark]].
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==
The Leechfinger gained an appetite in [[Arcadia (CTL)|Faerie]].
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The Leechfinger gained an appetite in Faerie.
Not the coarse hunger of a [[Gristlegrinder]], or the
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Not the coarse hunger of a Gristlegrinder, or the
predatory urge of a [[Hunterheart]], but a soft, gnawing
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predatory urge of a Hunterheart, but a soft, gnawing
 
appetite, both hunger and thirst. It may be a craving for blood or breath or even slivers of soulstuff,
 
appetite, both hunger and thirst. It may be a craving for blood or breath or even slivers of soulstuff,
inherited from a [[True Fae (CofD)|Keeper]] far more ravenous than his
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inherited from a Keeper far more ravenous than his
 
changeling pets. Now among mortals once more, the Leechfinger
 
changeling pets. Now among mortals once more, the Leechfinger
 
is often defined by how she decides to indulge herself.
 
is often defined by how she decides to indulge herself.
Some Leechfingers embrace their odd lusts, perhaps joining the [[Spring Court (CTL)|Court of Desire]] to be among like-minded
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Some Leechfingers embrace their odd lusts, perhaps joining the Court of Desire to be among like-minded
 
Lost. Others restrain themselves with stoic ascetism,
 
Lost. Others restrain themselves with stoic ascetism,
 
treating the occasional sip of a victim’s vital essence
 
treating the occasional sip of a victim’s vital essence
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pointed needle-teeth of a vampire bat, while others are
 
pointed needle-teeth of a vampire bat, while others are
 
entirely toothless, or even possess the jawless mouth
 
entirely toothless, or even possess the jawless mouth
of a lamprey. As [[Wyrd (CTL)|Wyrd]] rises, a Leechfinger may feel an
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of a lamprey. As Wyrd rises, a Leechfinger may feel an
 
increasing level of hunger, and that hunger may shine
 
increasing level of hunger, and that hunger may shine
 
in her eyes like witch-fire. Or perhaps there’s nothing
 
in her eyes like witch-fire. Or perhaps there’s nothing
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into the eye sockets of a hollow porcelain doll.
 
into the eye sockets of a hollow porcelain doll.
 
===Durance===
 
===Durance===
Leechfingers are often shaped by their [[Keeper (CTL)|Keepers]] more than their environment. Many Leechfingers were born from exposure to their fae masters’ own
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Leechfingers are often shaped by their
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Keepers more than their environment. Many Leechfingers were born from exposure to their fae masters’ own
 
vampiric hunger, tapped repeatedly like a favorite bottle of wine. Leechfingers may also have been changed
 
vampiric hunger, tapped repeatedly like a favorite bottle of wine. Leechfingers may also have been changed
 
over time by exposure to a particularly strange diet,
 
over time by exposure to a particularly strange diet,
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of fae that steal breath or blood or souls. The possibilities are numerous. Leechfingers might have been
 
of fae that steal breath or blood or souls. The possibilities are numerous. Leechfingers might have been
 
tied to succubi and incubi, beautiful and hideous in
 
tied to succubi and incubi, beautiful and hideous in
turn. Some might take on a faintly animalistic appearance, like a cat or fox, animalistic without being a [[Beast (CTL)|Beast]] proper, reflecting stories of breath-stealing
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turn. Some might take on a faintly animalistic appearance, like a cat or fox, animalistic without being a Beast proper, reflecting stories of breath-stealing
 
animals. The goat-footed gwyllions and bird-taloned
 
animals. The goat-footed gwyllions and bird-taloned
 
Lamashtu may represent a Leechfinger’s Keeper, as
 
Lamashtu may represent a Leechfinger’s Keeper, as
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*[[Changeling: The Lost Rulebook]], p. 106
 
*[[Changeling: The Lost Rulebook]], p. 106
 
*[[Winter Masques]], p. 69
 
*[[Winter Masques]], p. 69
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[[Category:Darkling (CTL)]]
 
[[Category:Darkling (CTL)]]
 
[[Category:Kith (CTL)]]
 
[[Category:Kith (CTL)]]
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