*what?!?!* synthetic bird? Woahh….
The whole flippin’ book is about mages and their links to their familiars: hawks and owls. Now he’s telling me there’s a society somewhere in this world that can manufacture little bird androids? *woah* World just expanded!
No sleep tonight!
“Watching its graceful flight and seeing the intelligence in its sparkling eyes, he found it easy to forget that the creature was actually synthetic.”