Cogs are ungifted children of nits. They have no single talent, but they can manipulate and enhance dreams. They have blue hands and orange foreheads.
Cogs in the Series:
- Colin: One of the two cogs in the begining of the fourth book to find the Dearth. His friend is Tanner.
- Tanner: One of the two cogs in the begining of the fourth book to find the Dearth. His friend is Colin.
- Lark: An unseen cog and friend to both Colin and Tanner. He is said to no longer be able to hear out of his right ear due to prolonged enjoyment of Spitstick.
- Owen: The cog that runs a safehouse in Cusp for those that do not want to be found. He harbors Leven, Winter, Geth and Clover after they escape from the rants in the fourth book.