The ultimate malleability of a thrall’s unprotected body is a realization which has turned the tide in many a fight against them, both in Llyri and throughout Erj—while a shocking and disorienting threat at first, well-equipped adversaries facing a horde of thralls quickly come to recognize that with a cool head, theirs is a battle more easily won than perhaps first feared.

On the other hand, this realization can also lead to undue overconfidence, and with it decisive defeat. A thrall’s—or indeed, the aforementioned horde’s—lack of defense does not at all render it toothless.