It is the beastie which most closely resembles humans, having every feature of a typical human but a face. It is said to steal human faces and voices. It has strange body movements likened to that of a snake. It often travels in groups.
The ones pursuing Noa were emissaries of the Clandestined. Their pack was as large as every person Noa had killed throughout her life. Whether all half-men follow this principle was not detailed in the Prelude, though the fact that Dr. Dragon's half-men were the size of an entire army suggests so.
- Half-men are based partly on the "half-man" from Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time.