It is hard to place an Assassin Bug. Most people who see one think of them as being a halfbreed of some sort, but not one too cursed by it. It is ironic then that they breed true only: the child of an Assassin and any other kinden will be one or the other, never a half-breed melding of both. Their features are often plain and unremarkable and very few remember what they were.
The Moths do, however. It is very hard to forget a race that you hunted down genocidally.
Despite having ruled an empire, with cities from Solarno to the Lowlands, there are not enough left to populate even a village, let alone a city.
Their hands can kill like a knife, which they call the Killing Art. The have been observed to be faster even than a Mantis.