The Adlet is a wolflike monster that prowls the cold northern reaches of this country. The creatures first appeared several centuries ago, when they began to hunt the Inuit (Eskimos). According to Inuit mythology, the Adlet were born when a beautiful Inuit woman, living on the shores of Hudson Bay, married a gigantic red dog with great supernatural powers. The odd couple made love passionately, and eventually the woman became pregnant. Nine months later, she gave birth to ten children. The first five were small, beautiful puppies in the image of their father. However, the other five were ferocious hybrids that were a combination of the worst traits of both parents.

The Adlet is said to be some kind of werebeast, although it is not a shapeshifter. It hungers for flesh and blood constantly, and these beasts are extremely vicious in both habit and temperament.