Serpent-like beings, members of the People of the The Darkness include any magical beings with a primary drive to devour or collect. More. They’re usually half humanoid in appearance, but this varies; the term applies to a number of beings sharing reptilian and aquatic traits. Their magic is spoken in whispers, and they’re physically very strong. While their native habitat is water, they’re able to go on land with a few needed charms, usually worn as bracelets.