A Mistmaw is a vast sky-dwelling creature,
They are large enough to swallow a ship whole, and are attracted to powered webbing. Certain times of the year, they're not aggressive.
A Mistmaw was circling around the AMS Predator while hiding in the mists of the Mezesphere, badly damaged after their skirmish with the Itasca. The plan was to keep as quiet as possible and to use sails to maneurvre.