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Chirurgical Constructs

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    While a mad scientist or sinister surgeon can be a deadly and depraved menace in their own right, the theme of body horror is certainly accentuated by providing the demented mastermind with an array of paramedical minions who unquestioningly do what even the most biddable human assistant would balk at carrying out. Constructs of this type allow you to show the scientist’s mad genius at work while also demonstrating the depths of their corruption. Alternatively, it allows you to introduce the madman’s handiwork without directly implicating him. He could even maintain a cover identity as an ordinary physician or academic whom the party might consult in an attempt to discover the nature of a mechanical menace that has been plaguing them.