An Automaton is an ancient technology that first appeared in Doubletake.
Automatons are made from a very durable metal material. Nothing known can cut it, and only a Xiphos made from similar material can hope to do harm.
- extremely fast. Possibly faster than the Auphe.
- Is turned off and on by a specific blood sacrifice.
- Is attuned to a particular group's language and blood.
- Control over the Automaton is transferable from group to group.