Sootbird was a friend of dustfinger but betraid the bluejay(mo)
to the adderhead in inkspell and is not a very good fire eater.
It is said in inkdeath that Sootbird had the adderhead's alchemist
teach him how to play with dark fire,wily and deadly like the power
he used to tame it,. It is also said that the smoke from the dark fire
beguiled the senses, making Sootbird's spectators think they were
watching the greatest fire eater on earth