Those who fought in wars against
the Polyp Countries tell tales of seeing their
comrades desperately routed by small groups
of horrifying cavalrymen, their mounts galloping
jerkily on rickety stumps. The steeds were once
human, now twisted by the precisely engineered
growth agents that flow throughout their vascular
systems. Cavaliers who disgrace themselves in
battle are forcibly injected with Polyp agents
and transformed into a new steed, often to be
ridden by their now promoted squire.
The original subject infected by the Polyp
School can be seen hanging in the core of the
Tank of rendered bitumen-based fuel feeds its
contents to diffuse through the steeds tissue
for both nutrients and to prevent major infections.
Stirrups are connected straight to nerve clusters
in the steed and are used by the rider for steering.
Exhaust pipes belch the noxious byproducts
of the steed's accelerated organ processes.
Rimfire shotgun with shells containing small
indentations holding a tiny skin of Polyp agents
to infect their targets.