||With the opening of the Shadowlands, the
history of the Medusae has begun to clarify. The Medusae,
like the Enigmae, are creations of the Xan, a manipulation
of humanoid genetics and those of other species and races.
It is unclear what the original intent of creating this
race of powerful females was, but the abundance of them
throughout the Shadowlands, and their proximity to the
extremes of Rubi-Ka, would tend to dictate that the have
prevailed throughout the Shadowlands for an extremely long
time, and only became capable of crossing to Rubi-Ka after
the dimensional rifts stabilized with the terraforming of
The Entvined are Omni-tek forces that wandered
too close to Medusae encampments during the early stages
of colonizing the Artery Valley. They have become mindless
drones of the Medusae, and will stop at nothing to protect
the Medusae outposts in Deep Artery Valley.