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"I think they were quite the most hideous creatures that I have

ever seen."

Carson Napier [src]

The Cloud People live in the mountains of Amtor, always among the clouds.


Every portion of the Cloud People's bodies is covered with fur garments, with only holes for their eyes and a hole to breathe through. They cannot stand a dry atmosphere. In olden times, people used to think that they were a hairy race of men until some herdsmen killed one of them, then it was discovered that their skin was extremely thin and without pores, they perspire through their nose and mouths panting instead of sweating. When the body of the one who was killed by the herders was exposed to the air the skin shriveled up as though it had been burned. It is often rumored that the cloud people eat human flesh. When in their native environment they do not need to wear fur or clothes of any type. Underneath they are entirely hairless. Their thin skins the color of a corpse. Their eyes are very large and round and they had tiny noses, the combination gives them a most owl-like expression.



Pirates of Venus[]

Soon after Carson lands on Venus, he is attacked by the Cloud People in the giant trees of the planet, but he evades them.