Copernicus barely had time to react to the large creature that had suddenly appeared and came barreling towards him. Without sufficient time to teleport out of it’s path, all he could do was put his hands up defensively and duck down, bracing for possible impact while hoping that the beast would change course or at least not trample him.
When the creature leapt over him instead, the gremlin quickly took action to protect himself from further attack, jumping into the air and beginning to hover in case he needed to make a quick escape. By the time Copernicus had risen into the air and turned to look behind him, the beast had already vanished again. Where had that… that.. he honestly was not entirely sure what that creature had been. He had not gotten a good enough look at it to be certain. Regardless though, where had it come from, and, the more pressing question, where had it gone?