The Tailed Beasts.
All know of them; nine monstrous constructs of chakra-demons, some call them-that have existed since before the rise of the five ninja villages. Their might is feared, their ferociousness dreaded…for in the wake of their rampages, they have left swathes of destruction, entire villages and settlements leveled to the ground. Countless lives, lost before their wrath…and those who survive have told tales of their might.
The One-Tail, Shukaku, demon tanuki of the desert, whose bloodlust knows little equal.
The Two-Tailed Demon Cat, a being of flame and ferocity.
The Three-Tailed turtle, which has dragged many a merchant ship to a watery grave.
The Four-Tailed ape, its Lava Release burning whatever it touched to cinders.
The Five-Tailed horse, swift-hooved dweller of the deep forests.
The Six-Tailed slug, whose acidic secretions leave nothing, not even bones and rubble, behind.
The Seven-Tailed rhinoceros beetle, whose mighty shadow upon the ground is the last