Greibus Saug was one of the last breaths of a long-dead world, if such a time and place can be fairly characterized as a world at all. This creature thrived before existence had been allowed to properly cool, and so solidify the limits and barriers now known as nature.
"Machines, Mister Paisley—like nothing you can imagine, designed solely for the purposes of extracting and distilling purest pain, in all its many delicious and exquisitely varied forms. We call these wonderful—though completely utilitarian—constructs of ours Tortuaries. But you will learn all about them soon enough.”