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“Crows!” is a common curse amongst the peoples of Alera. It is especially used in the Legions. The First Aleran Legion named their prime cohort the Battle Crows and redesigned their emblem, from eagle to crow. At times of extreme stress, “crows” is a common outburst. Example, when High Lord Rivus Grantus and a team of engineers desperately furycrafted to move the Rillwater stream.

“More!” Riva shouted. “More, crows take you!” The strain upon the furycrafters was enormous. One of the engineers let out a strangled squeak and abruptly fell onto his side… (FLF ch 45)
Bloody Crows curse words

Watch your bloody language