Sylphs are winged faeries. Many took part in the Faerie War.
At a distance, they look like lovely young girls with wings; close up, they have bloodied claws and razor sharp wings.
In the seriesEdit
- Main article: Summer Knight (novel)
In Summer Knight, when first arriving in the valley of the Stone Table, Harry Dresden and his escort of Alphas and changelings passed a wounded Sylph. After speaking with Mab, Dresden's team skirted around the battlefield passing a group of them, who were among Mab's troops behind Winter's battle lines. The Sylphs crouched over a mound of bloody, stinking carrion, squabbling like vultures. They had blood all over their faces, breasts and dragonfly wings.
- Main article: Blood Rites
In Blood Rites, Harry Dresden told Thomas Raith about a favor he did for the [Summer Lady, Lily, stopping a rogue Storm Sylph from setting off tornados in Oklahoma.[Footnote 2] A tornado chased him.