Outside the Chain of Creation…
This article covers a subject that is part of the real world, and thus should not be taken as a part of the Kencyr universe.
The Kendar had a phrase: to ride a rathorn. It meant to take on a task too dangerous to let go. Also, since the rathorn was a beast associated with madness, it implied that to ride one was to go insane. Like father, like son, like daughter? "Oh, Tori," she said, looking up at the Knorth banner with its double horned, rampant emblem. "We are truly riding the rathorn now."
– Jame's narration, To Ride a Rathorn, "Chapter V: A Length of Rope", I