Unlike the more mainstream magical species, there are very few bloodthirsty breeds of techno-fairy. The Paper Cut Fairy represents a rare exception to that rule.
It’s difficult to determine the evolutionary path that led to the Paper Cut Fairy and its peculiar bloodlust. The most popular theory is that it evolved from a flower fairy of the Rosa genus that was entranced by the first printed words, spreading as books became commonplace.
Regardless of its origin, this fairy is keen to draw blood, but usually will hide amongst documents or piles of paper to allay suspicion.
It’s thankfully rare to find these vicious fairies in the home, as who knows what they would do to a sleeping individual. It’s much more common to find them in an office environment as they seem to be attracted to large printers and photocopier, often lurking around the extra paper or on the feed tray.
Although normally solitary, marking out territory around a print room or area of an office. They have been observed going through extended slow motion combats with other individuals or small groups. It’s unknown whether this is a way of establishing dominance within groups or something similar to the kata of Japanese martial arts.
The most distinctive feature of this fairy is the sharp metallic shard that they all carry. Although the shape and style is almost always unique to the particular fairy, they are often styled after or inspired by medieval weaponry.