Picking up where I left off yesterday, and less than two paragraphs later I run into this description:
the scaly fingers of Thorn’s paw
The SCALY FINGERS of Thorn’s PAW. Because SCREW ANATOMY, I guess.
My dear fellow book lovers, I have, as the Aussies say, cracked it.
[bleep!] you, book. I’m skimming the rest.