Despite strict quarantines there are still those living in the United Wastes who fall victim to Revellan’s Disease. Most people are incapable of fighting the disease and as it slowly takes over their body and mind it transforms them into a primitive and monstrous creature.
But there are those whose fortitude proves a match for the disease, and while it can never be cured it can be managed through training. Those who succeed in repressing the worst symptoms can often make use of the side-effects. These people are referred to as Hybrids.
A Hybrid can, through intense training, learn to harness the raw power offered by their disease while still retaining enough clarity of mind to pull themselves back from the brink when their need has passed. While ‘raging’ they are capable of great feats of strength and fortitude and some hybrids’ bodies are even capable of fluctuating through rapid mutations that grant even more benefits.
With a biological connection to the wild Chimera of the United Wastes, Hybrids often find it easier to relate to these beasts and some are even able to calm and train them for periods of time.