Chinkami (always italicized) are supernatural creatures from one of the demon worlds. They look like twisted baboons with crocodile-teeth, snakelike eyes, and clawed feet.
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On secret orders from Whisper, three chinkami were summoned by the "spellsmith" Buzz in the city of Aloe, and were used to carry dangerous beetles that would kill the colonel called Two Dead. The colonel's death would be blamed on the Black Company, but this was foiled. This had been part of Whisper's larger plot to find and take control of the Port of Shadows.