A 'uman is a humanoid creature, for whom the Jaran soldier-scholars take the Torisen. One recalls that the 'umans can turn into bats, but another objects saying it was in the "aberrant version" of the Randirean saga.
It may have been Pat's joke on "humans", or possibly vampires.
- ↑ Dark of the Moon, "Chapter 10: The Lurking Past" — " 'Perhaps it's a changer, or maybe an 'uman. Remember, there's a reference in the fourth canto of the Randirean saga to one who changed into a bat.' 'No, no—that was only in the aberrant version…' "