The Red Hand
Kuongoza, or the little guide is the most common personification of Death in the Veldt. He is generally not seen as an antagonistic figure. Blinded so that he may not be swayed by those who require his service, he travels the Veldt to collect the souls of ancestors ready to pass on. He carries a cane with a bell on the end to warn souls of his arrival and is always accompanied by three bird spirits who can see in the very souls of men and judge them.
He normally appears as a young blindfolded child whose body his blowing away into dust, but somehow never reduces…