- Modern Day (culture)
- Forest Dweller (attribute)
- Troublesome (behaviour)
- Fearsome Critters (common type)
A Fearsome Critter from lumberjack stories. The Argopelter is a creature of unknown description that lives in the hollows of trees. When a traveller would approach the Argopelter would defend itself by firing splinters at the intruder. This did not kill the intruder but was enough to put them off coming any closer.
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