And with that… chapter 1 comes to a close… with a short epilogue to follow!
So to clarify: those are troll arms, grafted onto him – and he has troll blood flowing through him… and in this world – trolls regenerate as a biological function (in the blood). This also hints at a sub-sector of humanity that traffics in PARTS of mythical, magical, and non-human species. While that’s gruesome – not all know about it, do it, or would approve of it.
Anywho… I hope that was a pretty solid twist for ya… it won’t come up a TON in Chapter 2, but it sets the stage for the world and future things :3