These creatures look exactly like humans except for one important detail: their faces are on their chests. Some of them do have heads, which they carry around with them under their arm. TheAcephali are said to have once been human, but they rebelled against the gods and to punishthem the gods removed their heads.
The Afrit are from Arabia and are the most powerful type of Djinn.They can take any form they
desire, and are inherently evil. Their name translates as "unclean spirits". Afrit is also spelledAfreet, Affreet, or Ifrit.
Aigamuxa are creatures that plague the Hottentot tribe of Africa. They live in the desert, and feedon the flesh of men. They are easily beaten, however, as their eyes are located in the insteps of their feet. In order to see their victims they must get on their hands and knees and hold up a foot.Other than their misplaced eyes they look like men.
The Al Burak is a mule with the head of a beautiful woman and a tail and mane of peacock feathers. It is a Arabian symbol of Purity. The Al Burak flew the Prophet Mohammed aroundArabia and to the seven heavens and brought him back before the water glass he knocked over had the chance to spill onto the ground.
The Alicanto is a bird from South America that eats gold ore, which causes his feathers to reflectlight. He cannot fly, being too ladden with metal, so he scuttles around on the ground.