Created after a bet between Mernatha and Suriin went poorly, the Ishmein are a diverse, unique species within Clan mythology. Unlike mice or crows, no two spirits look alike, though all share a few common traits. Each river spirit is tangible yet translucent like the water they reside in, and can briefly guise themselves to bear the colors of the species their form takes after. Their calls sound much like the noise an amused human makes, and they always speak (when they can be bothered) through a trilling purr. And each only desires trickery and mischief, just like the cat their creator designed them after.