Like many of the fey, the creatures of shadow are the products of the unconscious minds of Immortals. However, if the fey are creatures of story and legend, the shadow are creatures of nightmare and horror. Constructs of the darkest reaches of the Immortal mind, like the fey they are creatures of story, and follow story logic: but the stories are ghost stories, and stories of horror. Motivations tend to be simple, even absent. They can inflict cruelty, or be consumed with desire to destroy life, for no other reason than that it is in their nature.