My last post had a strange title in hindsight, not obvious in its meaning to all readers.
I have been fascinated with them for quite a while. This fascination has come up again recently through my writing.
Since the roc is related to an eagle, or actually is a giant-sized eagle, it’s logical to use the term convocation for a troop of rocs, as per the terms of animal collectives and groups. I haven’t been able to find any images that due the giant sized bird justice. The best I could do was the following:
One of my Ars Magica RPG characters took upon the task to train a full sized roc. It was quite arduous and the bird ate a lot of food.
In the world of Dungeons and Dragons, it’s not a dire animal per se. The origin in its myth reside in Persian stories.