The world is full of animals and monsters, some of which are cute and cuddly, others feral and dangerous. However one thing that seperates the intelligent races from these beasts is that beasts can be domesticated, tamed, and controlled. Through the ages countless types of animals have been brought in from the wild and made into servants, guards, and beasts of burden. It is a difficult task, requiring time, willpower, and (all too often) resistance to pain. However the rewards speak for themselves.