- Zaya (though had no name at hatching)
- Scythetail/Whip mix
- Gray winged scythetail with dark grey stripes, yellow eyes, (though the stripes faded at 3 months, and he grew gray horns as he aged)
- He's the son of Taun and Dior, a union which Taun did not desire, but regardless of that, she wanted her chick.
- Taun was forced to abandon him when Frag smashed his egg to force Taun to save her egg instead during a raid by the local Shivae and Gryphons to drive out Dior and his overly-aggressive pack of scythetails. (Cler, strip 130)
- Duske found his egg (Cler, strip 138) and persuaded Mura to free him (Cler, strip 141) and treat his injured leg. She then took him home to raise. (Cler, strip 142)
- His egg was much larger than a scythetail egg, and smelled more like a whip. (Cler, strip 139)
- Does not understand Shivae speech at birth,(Cler, strip 146) but after a couple months has learned it. (Cler, strip 152)
- Recovered from his injury and no longer limps. (Cler, strip 152)
- While out playing on the ledge outside the den, he and Cler fell off and down a whole into a Digni vent, where they met Kelre who promised to help them get back outside.
- At 3 months is just beginning to be able to spit fire. (Cler, strip 186)
- Syke has stated it will not have a happy ending.
- Zaya is Shivae for fog. (Cler, strip 152)