RE: white specs in the water...Duv does have feathers..

regarding KOre being the BBEG...not sure if we can establish that. He's definitely a fearsome foe, and is going to be a "Big Deal," but I don't think the comic has established a definite main plot yet, and the closest is has come is the Duv "goblins must take their rightful place in the world" plot we have going on with Dies