1. Welcome Scholar
11th Janune 3797, 9th Eon
If you have purchased this book for the study of mythology, or cryptzoology, you have come to the right place. Or if you are indeed just merely curious of what beasts lie out there in the strange world. Yes my friends, I have seen the weird, the wonderful, and the downright dangerous. And only a good field professor can learn from her studies out there. I have seen these beasts myself, monitored them and yet I am still out here in the land, the seas and the skies, looking for new creatures. Although I may still be young, the youngest professor in the department, I have proven the most capable. In my travels, I have seen and documented much, all for you to see. And what better time to go out into the world and explore when you still have the gift of youth?
Each documentation was written after my research was finished out in the field, studying the said creature. Dates show the length of time it took to study them, for eventual reasons later on to show to my colleagues. I started this research when I was only eighteen years old, right after I had left the university, and have returned with this field manual to share to all.
There are the obvious in this book. Beasts you would've heard of regularly for their abundance or because of their sheer magnificence... or horror. Some of these studies I undertake, I enjoy. I love to watch them and write down about. Others I dread to even get within a mile of them. But all in the name of science and progression, I have undertaken this task of finding each and every creature I hear whispers of.
So enjoy the encyclopedia, as a life's work went into this field manual.
Head Professor of Mythology and Cryptozoology at the University of Adrastia