Ybbraggm rose from the earth.
He gazed about, wondering what form he should take, what body he should inhabit. He had been so many things. Should he be one of the oozes that scoured the crushing depths of the ocean? Should he take the sky as his home as a raptor or cloudvein? Once he had been a turtle of enormous size, smashing cycads with his armored tail.
No, no beast for him on this birth day. For here was an interesting species, new to the world. He would become a Man.
And that man would wield an axe.